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Peter Bodeker. The Otago Regional Council's proposed new head office project in Dowling St is moving closer to reality, and a new multi-storey car park building nearby also seems likely.
Dunedin’s Octagon was overrun with cyclists for the annual Bike Breakfast yesterday. Photo by Peter McIntosh. Everyone knows there is no such thing as a free breakfast - there is always a catch.
There was outrage and disbelief yesterday in response to Mondelez International's plan to apply for ratepayer cash to hold this year's Cadbury Chocolate Carnival.
All five New Zealand sides have the talent to win the Super Rugby title. But only one can. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at the chances of the four other sides. The Highlanders will come under examination tomorrow.
Zoe Mathewson (8) and Kate McLean (8). Photo by Gregor Richardson. Zoe Mathewson (8) and Kate McLean (8), of Macandrew Bay School, played hockey at the Sport Otago Have a Go Day at the Edgar Centre yesterday.
Michael Hendry has injured his back but is confident he will play in next month's New Zealand Open.
A 33-year-old man has been charged after an axe attack on another man outside the Z service station in Greymouth this morning.
Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule was successful in his bid to stand for the National Party Hastings mayor Lawrence Yule has been selected to stand for the National Party.
Cartel power struggle fuelling rising violence in Mexico - official https://t.co/kW2bxdZNqc pic.twitter.com/1jPiHLynGy— Reuters UK (@ReutersUK) February 12, 2017 Homicides in Mexico jumped by more than a third in January, new figures showed, fuelled by violence in states hit by an internal split in the Sinaloa drug cartel.
NYPD vs. cow. Cow keeps winning. pic.twitter.com/gDmgxKK6BH— Brian Abel (@BrianAbelTV) February 21, 2017 A runaway bull led New York City police on a wild chase after escaping from a slaughterhouse on Tuesday, but the animal died after being cornered in someone's backyard, officials said.
Up to 29 people are thought to have been injured when a tourist bus crashed near Akaroa, on Banks Peninsula, this afternoon.
Jacinta Francisco (right) one of three indigenous women who were wrongfully jailed for years, stands next to her daughter Estela Hernadez as she shouts slogans after a formal apology from the Attorney General's Office, in Mexico City. Photo: Reuters Mexico's government on Tuesday took the rare step of apologising to three indigenous women who spent more than three years in prison after being falsely accused by prosecutors of kidnapping seven police officers and carrying cocaine.
Police and the Armed Offenders Squad swarmed a Canterbury property today, only to find no-one there.
.@Oprah, @RWitherspoon and #MindyKaling are giving us friendship goals on the set of @ava's "A Wrinkle In Time" https://t.co/va7TEw4fUw pic.twitter.com/pXRz7rRqt3— ET Canada (@ETCanada) February 21, 2017 Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey and Mindy Kaling have captured our hearts and headlines with their glowing reviews of New Zealand, posting regular updates of their time in New Zealand on social media.
Firm milk prices ended at the auction but fonterra is expected to raise their forecasts. Photo: File The trend of firmer dairy product prices came to an end at this morning's GlobalDairyTrade auction, with the GDT price index declining by 3.2% since the last sale, but economists still expect Fonterra to lift its farmgate milk price forecast any day now.
A top-level meeting to discuss the Cadbury closure ended in farce today with reporters being ejected from the Dunedin City Council civic centre, and the workers' union leaving early citing legal concerns.
Kinraid was sentenced today at the High Court in New Plymouth. Photo: Sam Hurley via NZ Herald A father has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after killing his 2-year-old daughter in a moment of ``true horror'' at their Hawera home.
The transgender community responded to the teenager who spoke against a transgender pupil using the same toilets at their school. Photo: NZ Herald. The transgender community has responded to a Kiwi teenager who spoke out about her school's decision to allow a transgender student to use the girls' bathrooms, saying it was made without consultation and her rights were overlooked.
Southern United has been beaten 3-1 by Auckland City in its national football league match at Kiwitea Park today.
ross_taylor_v_sa.jpg Ross Taylor in action for New Zealand against South Africa. Photo: Getty Images With one final blow off the last ball of the innings, Ross Taylor completed his 17th century for New Zealand, setting a record for ODI cricket at Hagley Oval today.