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Resort’s missing people

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:35
Two-year-old Amber-Lee Cruickshank was reported missing on October 17, 1992 and has not been seen since. A coroner's decision could help solve one of Queenstown’s four unresolved missing person cases.
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War would mean 'end of Iran': Trump

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:21
2019-05-17t183330z_412237469_rc169ad586a0_rtrmadp_3_usa-trump.jpg US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday (local time), tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war.
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Massive sheep rustling adds up to $65k

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:08
Police are appealing for information after 320 sheep, valued at $65,000, were stolen from a single Southland farm.
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'We're not robbing you, we're robbing the Govt': robbers

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:05
Police at Lynmore BP on December 10 last year after the aggravated robbery. Photo: NZME. A man who has admitted his role in an armed hold-up of BP service station in Rotorua told the staff he and another man robbing the station were not robbing them but instead robbing the Government.
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Two-in-one asthma inhaler hailed as a 'game-changer'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:43
The NZ-led study of mild asthma in adults found that patients instructed to use the Symbicort combination medication "as needed" had half as many asthma episodes. Photo: Getty Images/file pic An international study into asthma treatment is a "game changer" for hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who live with the breathing conditions, a University of Otago researcher says.
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Blast injures tourists near Egyptian pyramids

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 08:31
A damaged bus is seen at the site of a blast near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo. Photo: Reuters An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said.
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KiwiBuild homes sitting unsold in Canterbury

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 07:39
An artist's impression of a KiwiBuild home to be built in Spreydon, Christchurch. Photo: Supplied/Mike Greer Homes Another KiwiBuild development backed by taxpayer money is failing to generate buyer demand - prompting more calls for Labour's flagship programme to be dumped.
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ODT Quiz: May 20

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:26
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Lopsided scores cause some concern in schools' competition

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Even the coach of the most dominant team in the competition is a little worried by the weekend's lopsided scores in the Otago premier school competition.
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Mosgiel, University to decide league title

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Nathan Wilkie Mosgiel and University have qualified for the South Island league while Caversham took a big step to joining them with a win on Saturday.
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Taieri's chances evaporate

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
After nine rounds of competition, the Taieri Lakes team has missed qualifying for the playoffs of the metropolitan men's Senior A pennant series.
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Physed and Titans battle to 63-63 draw

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Nothing could separate Physed A and South Pacific Titans A after an intense 60-minutes of netball.
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Win gives Harbour share of competition lead

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Zingari-Richmond's Shaun Driver attempts to tackle Alhambra-Union No 8 Marino Mikaele-Tu'u as Leigh Hotham watches during their match at the North Ground on Saturday. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Harbour scored three tries in the final quarter of the game to secure a 26-9 win against Dunedin. The win elevated the Hawks into a share of first place with Green Island. University pushed its way into the top four with a powerful effort up front. It scrummed its way to a 25-7 win against Green Island at Logan Park. Taieri stayed in touch with the top four thanks to a 34-20 win against Southern at Bathgate Park, while Alhambra-Union achieved its first win of the season. It ran out 40-23 winner against Zingari-Richmond at the North Ground.
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Exciting journey to grand final

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Georgie Lindsay (left), from North Canterbury, and Emma Dangen (Te Awamutu) who are competing in the grand final of the Young Farmer of the Year contest in Hawkes Bay in July. PHOTO: NEW ZEALAND YOUNG FARMERS As Georgie Lindsay prepares for the grand final of the FMG Young Farmer Contest in July, she admits it had been an exciting yet unplanned journey.
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Southern farmers join contest board

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Nigel Woodhead Two southern farmers are set to join the board overseeing the FMG Young Farmer of the Year contest.
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Young entrepreneur makes hay after school

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Hamish Goatley. PHOTO: NEW ZEALAND YOUNG FARMERS Hamish Goatley is showing an entrepreneurial streak at an early age.
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Merit award acknowledges shepherd's class

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Nic Blanchard and her team of dogs mustering on Omarama Station. Photo: John Mathias Nic Blanchard's happy place is running around the hills with her team of dogs.
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Magic's lead too much for Falcons to overcome

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Darcy Knox The Mid City Magic continued its winning streak, beating Falcons 88-76 in men's A grade competition at the Edgar Centre on Saturday.
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Farewell to the throne

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Kit Harrington as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones. Photo: Supplied In fact, at about 2.20pm today, the coldness will be settling deep into the hearts of the most passionate fans of arguably the world's most popular entertainment franchise.
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Doing the natural gas-renewables sums

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:30
Hydrographic survey vessel Polarcus in Dunedin in 2015, alongside the Fryatt St wharf in the upper harbour.PHOTO: GERARD O'BRIEN Proposed natural gas exploration off Otago's coast has reignited questions about the environmental impact of the fossil fuel. Environment reporter Jono Edwards asks whether burning natural gas is a good transitional measure, or a delay to a fully renewable future. 
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