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Labour MP harassed getting vaccination

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 19:25
Northcote MP Shanan Halbert getting his booster dose after being harassed by protesters outside the vaccine clinic on Monday. Photo: Supplied Northcote MP Shanan Halbert is among many people who were accosted at vaccination centres by people protesting against Covid vaccination for children.
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One critically injured after boating incident at Lake Benmore

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 17:59
Lake Benmore. Photo: ODT files A man has been transported by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition after a boat hit a tree at Lake Benmore.
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December drowning rate worst since 1996

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 17:50
Photo: ODT files Seventy-four New Zealanders drowned last year, with the highest December death toll recorded since 1996.
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One critically injured after boating incident at Lake Benmore

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 17:23
Lake Benmore. Photo: ODT files A man has been transported by helicopter to Dunedin Hospital in a critical condition after a boat hit a tree at Lake Benmore.
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Search for missing 9yo enters fifth day

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 16:58
Schoolgirl Charlise Mutten has been missing since last Thursday. Photo: Supplied/NSW Police The search for a nine-year-old girl missing in NSW's Blue Mountains continues for a fifth day, with police returning to the property where she was last seen and rescue crews scouring the area for any signs of her.
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Driver responsible for Arrowtown teen's death lodges appeal

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 15:48
Tully Robinson (left) leaving after an earlier court appearance in Queenstown. Photo: George Heard/NZH The woman responsible for the death of Arrowtown teenager Allanah Walker is appealing her conviction and sentence.
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Samantha Hayes shares precious video of her children watching her on TV

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 15:31
Samantha Hayes' children have won hearts on social media for their reaction to seeing their mother back on TV reading the news.
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Paraglider injured near Treble Cone

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:56
A helicopter has been sent to the Treble Cone ski field near Wānaka where a paraglider has been injured.
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Britain freezes BBC funding, reviewing TV licence fee

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:45
The BBC has been admired globally for its high-quality news output, drama and documentaries but in recent years it has struggled to navigate the heightened political and cultural disputes gripping Britain, notably about Brexit. Photo: Reuters Britain will freeze funding for the BBC for two years and debate whether a universal licence fee should continue, the government says, sparking accusations of "cultural vandalism".
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Expert says Brian Tamaki sees himself as a 'martyr'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:44
Brian Tamaki was taken away by police to the Mt Eden remand centre yesterday for breach of bail conditions. Photo: David Fisher A religious historian says controversial church leader Brian Tamaki now sees himself as a martyr.
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Paraglider injured near Treble Cone

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:12
A helicopter has been sent to the Treble Cone ski field near Wānaka where a paraglider has been injured.
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Health officials quash social media rumour of children collapsing

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 14:00
Health officials have scotched social media claims suggesting five children collapsed after receiving their Covid-19 jab at a North Shore vaccination centre.
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Covid-19: Contact of Omicron-infected MIQ worker tests positive, 14 new cases

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:47
A household contact of a MIQ worker with Omicron has also tested positive for Covid-19.
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Contact of worker with Omicron tests positive, 14 new community cases

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:23
A household contact of an MIQ worker with Omicron has also tested positive for Covid-19.
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Australia records deadliest pandemic day

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 13:08
A general view of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital ambulance entrance, in Sydney. Photo: Getty Images Australia has recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic, with 58 fatalities confirmed on Tuesday from just two states.
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Tova O'Brien taking Newshub to court over new role

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:58
Tova O'Brien is set to host the breakfast radio show for MediaWorks. Photo: supplied Journalist Tova O’Brien is reportedly locked in a legal stoush with her former employer.
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Woman, baby found dead at Hamilton station

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:57
hamilton_tracks_inspect_herald.jpg A officer inspects the tracks at Frankton Station this morning. Photo: Mike Scott A woman and a baby have died after being struck by a freight train at a Hamilton railway station.
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Christchurch leader worried Brian Tamaki case could incite further unrest

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:56
eight_col_0z9a6424_1.jpg Brian Tamaki (file image). Photo: RNZ / Marika Khabazi A Christchurch community leader is worried legal action against Brian Tamaki could incite further unrest from his supporters.
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Series’ return is 'great news' for the region

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:56
co16underthevines.jpg Actress Rebecca Gibney on the set of Under the Vines. The Central Otago-based romantic-comedy has been renewed for a second season. Photo: Supplied Central Otago is continuing to cement its profile as a supporting character in film and television.
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