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Tova O'Brien taking Newshub to court over new role

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:34
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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Australia records deadliest pandemic day

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:25
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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Woman, baby found dead at Hamilton station

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:20
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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Kaikōura pāua: Public urged to gather 'for a feed, not the freezer'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 12:16
Pāua caught in Kaikōura (file image). Photo: RNZ / Samantha Gee Members of the Kaikōura community are concerned its pāua fishery is being stripped by the huge demand from the public.
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Dunedin toetoe fire 'suspicious'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 11:34
Dunedin crews were called to a suspicious fire in toetoe in the Silverstream area yesterday before returning overnight to control a flare-up.
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High-risk location: Close contacts at holiday park told to get tested immediately

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 11:26
Aerial of Arthurs Point, Queenstown, with views of the Shotover River. Photo: Getty Images A new Covid-19 high-risk location of interest in Queenstown has been released by the Ministry of Health this morning.
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Synagogue hostages offered their captor tea

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:54
Worshippers invited a stranger into a Texas synagogue when he knocked on their door and offered him tea before he brandished a gun and held them hostage in a 10-hour siege the FBI called a "terrorism-related matter, in which the Jewish community was targeted."
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Surprise suspect in Anne Frank's betrayal

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:52
A six-year cold case investigation into the betrayal of Anne Frank has identified a surprising suspect in the mystery of how the Nazis found the hiding place of the famous diarist in 1944.
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Surprise suspect in Anne Frank's betrayal

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:51
A six-year cold case investigation into the betrayal of Anne Frank has identified a surprising suspect in the mystery of how the Nazis found the hiding place of the famous diarist in 1944.
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High-risk location: Close contacts at Queenstown holiday park

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:37
Aerial of Arthurs Point, Queenstown, with views of the Shotover River. Photo: Getty Images A new Covid-19 high-risk location of interest in Queenstown has been released by the Ministry of Health this morning.
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Traffic light system may need changing as Omicron looms - Bloomfield

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:36
Further advice around the need to strengthen or adjust the traffic light settings was currently being prepared. Photo: Getty Images The Ministry of Health is looking at whether to tweak the traffic light system in the face of Omicron, says the director-general of health.
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Avon-Heathcote Estuary penguins continue to be mauled by dogs

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:29
Dogs off the lead are chasing birds and killing penguins. Photo: Supplied Little blue penguins continue to be attacked by dogs at a Christchurch estuary.
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Wasteland arson charge, crews kept busy at weekend

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:21
A man has been charged with arson after a scrub fire was lit in wasteland on the West Coast.
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Truck driver killed in Rolleston crash named

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:10
The crash happened at the corner of Main South Rd and Rolleston Drive about 7.20am on Monday. Photo: File image The man killed in a crash involving two trucks south of Christchurch on Monday morning has been named.
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West Coast getting parched

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:09
The Punakaiki cliffs and river mouth. Photo: Getty Images Grass is yellowing, cicadas chorusing, water tanks emptying, and tans deepening as the West Coast approaches the three-week mark without any significant rain.
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Man killed in Wanaka van crash named

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:52
A person died after the van they were driving left the road on State Highway 6 near Wanaka Airport yesterday morning. PHOTO: MARJORIE COOK Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a crash near Wanaka yesterday.
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Keeping our beaches safe: Danny may save your life one day

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:51
"You’re in it for life" as the saying goes among surf lifesavers - and so far this has been true for Danny Schefer.
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Synagogue hostages offered their captor tea

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:40
Worshippers invited a stranger into a Texas synagogue when he knocked on their door and offered him tea before he brandished a gun and held them hostage in a 10-hour siege the FBI called a "terrorism-related matter, in which the Jewish community was targeted."
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Kiwis urged to pay off debts, commit to savings plan

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:24
Photo: Getty Images Cutting up your credit card might be the best financial resolution you make this year.
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Truck driver killed in Rolleston crash named

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 09:17
The crash happened at the corner of Main South Rd and Rolleston Drive about 7.20am on Monday. Photo: File image The man killed in a crash involving two trucks south of Christchurch on Monday morning has been named.
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