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No charges over suppression breaches in Millane case

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:12
Grace Millane was murdered on the weekend of her 22nd birthday. Police are yet to charge anyone with breaching name suppression of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane.
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Identity of man accused of stabbing sea lion revealed

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:03
Graeme Lowery The man accused of stabbing a sea lion pup to death can now be named after suppression lapsed this morning.
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Valuable camera stolen from car

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:53
"Don’t leave your valuables in your car, even if it’s parked in your driveway."
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Doctors ordered to resume life support for quadriplegic

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:47
2019-05-20t172907z_1850364167_rc1eb246bf40_rtrmadp_3_france-life-lambert.jpg Viviane Lambert and her husband filed a last-ditch legal bid to keep their son alive and have appealed to President Emmanuel Macron to intervene. Photo: Reuters A French appeals court has ordered doctors to resume giving food and water to a French quadriplegic, lawyers say, some 12 hours after medics switched off the man's life support against his parents' will.
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Families of those killed in the mine wait to witness opening

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:39
pike_river_family_nzme.jpg Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Andrew Little join grieving families as they gather outside the Pike River mine entrance on May 3. Re-entry to the mine will be attempted today. Photo: NZME Today, families of the men who were killed underground the Pike River coal mine will witness the "symbolic" re-entry after more than eight years of waiting.
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North Otago farmer fulfils childhood dream to compete

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:31
alanharvey.jpg North Otago farmer Alan Harvey. Photo: Supplied North Otago farmer Alan Harvey has dreamed of competing in the FMG Young Farmer of the Year Grand Final since he was a child. He'll finally get the chance in Hawke's Bay this July.
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Austrian cabinet fractures as far-right minister ousted

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:31
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Photo: Reuters Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has proposed sacking his interior minister, escalating a battle triggered when a video sting took down the longtime leader of his far-right coalition partners.
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Gunmen cut off water pipeline to Tripoli

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:56
The UN says the water blockage to Libya is a possible war crime. Photo: Wikipedia Gunmen have cut off the main water pipeline to Libya’s besieged capital, Tripoli, spelling more misery for residents already reeling from weeks of fighting.
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$40m boost for ambulance services

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:32
mary_minn_st_john_ambulance_1.jpg Photo: ODT files The Government will provide almost $40 million in funding for ambulance services in a bid to relieve the pressure some of the providers are under.
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Eiffel Tower climber persuaded to come down

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:18
ap19140533816626.jpg A rescue worker (above in red) descends to the man in black. Photo: AP The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and closed on Monday after a man scaled nearly to the top of the Paris monument and refused to come down for several hours.
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Fresh allegations: Crusaders player accused of inappropriate touching

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:09
richie_mounga_getty.jpg Richie Mo'unga. Photo Getty A Cape Town woman is alleging that Crusaders player Richie Mo'unga spat beer and her and her friends before inappropriately touching her at a bar last Saturday.
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Dunedin woman played a special part at royal wedding

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:09
Former Dunedin woman Clara Madden hands the bouquet to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Photo: Instagram @sussexroyal To mark the first anniversary of their wedding, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex shared a special slideshow of candid wedding photos on their Instagram account.
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Aussie election: Surge in NZ immigration web searches

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:51
gettyimages-465894706_10.jpg Social media platforms have been busy with Australians discussing a move to New Zealand, their admiration for Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and their disillusionment with their own country's politics. Immigration New Zealand registered four times more website visits than usual from Australia the day after the Liberal coalition's general election win.
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Govt buys more unsold Kiwibuild homes

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:51
kiwibuild_wanaka.jpg A Kiwibuild home for sale in Northlake. Photo: Supplied The Crown underwrite for unsold Kiwibuild homes has been triggered for a second time.
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'Game of Thrones' leaves fans sad, mad and wanting more

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:29
gotjondany-s8-2.jpg Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke). Photo: Supplied Warning: This story contains spoilers for the final episode of "Game of Thrones."
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Hansen wants attacking mindset

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:12
getty_steve_hansen.jpg All Blacks coach Steve Hansen. Photo: Getty Images The All Blacks will take an attacking mindset into the Rugby World Cup when it kicks off in four months.
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Mystics topple Pulse

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 07:59
The Northern Mystics saved their best to the very last.
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Crusaders accuser threatens video over 'homophobic' incident

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 07:44
gettyimages-1146620866.jpg The Crusaders are to meet with management today. Photo: Getty Images The man who alleged at least three Crusaders players intimidated him in a fast food restaurant in Cape Town is threatening to release video of the incident.
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KiwiSaver: Peters keen for payments for over 65s

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 07:32
eight_col_peters-ardern.jpg Winston Peters says Cabinet is looking into employer Kiwisaver contributions for those over 65. Jacinda Ardern suggests he's just reiterating NZ First policy. Photo: RNZ The Prime Minister and her deputy are sending mixed signals over potential changes to KiwiSaver for those over the age of 65.
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No shortcuts to recognition in life

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 04:30
There is no such thing as extra credit in the real world, writes Gina Barreca.
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