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Held down after allegedly pulling knife on supermarket worker

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 1 hour 55 min ago
Police were called to Centre City New World after someone allegedly pulled a knife on a staff member. Photo: Gregor Richardson Shoppers and staff held down at least one shoplifter after someone pulled a knife on a worker at Centre City New World this afternoon, police say.
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Politicians woo students at O-week

The South Today - News Update - 1 hour 56 min ago
February 22, 2019

The University of Otago is welcoming new and returning students to the city with the traditional cluster of Orientation events.

A tent city on the Otago Museum lawn, is hosting all manner of clubs and societies inviting people to join their groups.

Political parties are also out, trying to recruit students.

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Two runners beat the bells around university clocktower

The South Today - News Update - 2 hours 1 min ago
February 22, 2019

A Dunedin athletic Club‎ has wound back time and resurrected the Clocktower Race.

The once annual race around the University Of Otago Registry building has made a return thanks to the local Hill City University club.

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Winter Garden refurbishments well under way

The South Today - News Update - 2 hours 6 min ago
February 22, 2019

Almost 30 years after its last touch-up, the winter garden glasshouse at the Dunedin Botanic Garden is midway through a total refurbishment.

The Edwardian-styled glasshouse was built in 1908, and the council says it was in need of a complete makeover, inside and out.

News: Dunedin
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Limes pulled from Dunedin

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 2 hours 7 min ago
Lime scooters are set to be removed from Dunedin streets over safety issues. Photo: James Hall Dunedin is to follow in Auckland's footsteps and withdraw Lime e-scooters with immediate effect.
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Southland fights polytechnic proposal with petition

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 2 hours 20 min ago
Education Minister Chris Hipkins. Photo: NZ Herald A petition against the proposed merger of all of New Zealand's polytechnics and institutes of technology into one national tertiary organisation has already garnered more than 3000 signatures.
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Live updates: Highlanders v Reds

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 2 hours 30 min ago
Join us from 7.35pm tonight for live updates from the Highlanders' match against the Reds at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
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Auckland Council suspends Lime scooter licence

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 2 hours 58 min ago
Auckland Council bosses have suspended Lime scooters' licence temporarily.
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Cyclist injured in central Dunedin collision

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 3 hours 35 min ago
A cyclist suffered moderate injuries after colliding with a car in Dunedin this morning.
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After the earthquakes: How it feels to have PTSD at 8

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 4 hours 5 min ago
Ashley Cullen, and her mother Kirsty Cullen. Photo: Supplied The number of Canterbury children suffering from mental health problems has sky rocketed since the Christchurch earthquakes. On the eighth anniversary of the 2011 quake teenager Ashley Cullen, describes how mental illness tore through her childhood.
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Malcolm Rewa found guilty of Burdett murder

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 5 hours 10 min ago
Malcolm Rewa. Photo: RNZ Serial rapist Malcolm Rewa has been found guilty of murdering Susan Burdett in 1992.
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Backlash over botched speed trials

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 5 hours 22 min ago
It's back to the original limits in Arrowtown. Photo: Mountain Scene The blame game has begun over Queenstown’s botched speed limit trials.
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Christchurch man makes history with Atlantic crossing

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 6 hours 7 sec ago
Isaac Giesen made history last night. Photo: Facebook It took him 70 days, 90 hours and 37 minutes all alone at sea but Isaac Giesen has accomplished what he set out to do: the Christchurch man has become the first Kiwi to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
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Crimes 'unprecedented': Rugby coach given 22 years

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 7 hours 32 min ago
Alosio Taimo was sentenced today in the High Court at Auckland. Photo: NZ Herald An Auckland rugby coach found guilty of 95 charges of sexually abusing young boys has been sentenced to 22 years' jail.
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Christchurch remembers quake victims

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 7 hours 49 min ago
the_christchurch_catholic_cathedral_which_was_dama_4d63fe2db3.jpeg The Christchurch Catholic Cathedral, which was damaged extensively in the 2011 earthquake. Photo: NZPA Christchurch will pause at 12.51pm today to remember the devastating earthquake which struck exactly eight years ago and claimed 185 lives.
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Man accused of decapitation killing named

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 7 hours 56 min ago
Eugene Daniel Baker during his appearance, for murder, in the High Court ,Wellington. Photo: NZ Herald The man accused of decapitating a 71-year-old Petone man can now be named as Eugene Baker.
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Drink-driver caught after taking wrong turn

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 8 hours 48 min ago
Police dog Vann. Photo: File A drink-driver led police on a pursuit in Dunedin last night before taking a wrong turn into a dead end street.
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'Cruel year for animals': SPCA releases list of shame

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 9 hours 4 min ago
Poodle siblings Daisy and Lola were found neglected for almost two years. Photos: SPCA Two elderly poodles, neglected to the point where they no longer looked like dogs, have topped SPCA's annual list of shame.
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The Monkees' Peter Tork dead at 77

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 9 hours 45 min ago
Peter Tork, one of the four members of the made-for-TV-turned-chart-topping-pop-sensations the Monkees, has died. He was 77.
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Car rolls on Otematata River Bridge

Otago Daily Times News Feed - 9 hours 46 min ago
At least one person has sustained minor injuries after a car rolled near Otematata this morning.
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