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Australia clinch ODI series against England

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:39
Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell celebrates his century against England in this morning's ODI. Photo: Reuters Superb centuries from Alex Carey and Glenn Maxwell lifted Australia to a dramatic three-wicket victory over England as the touring side clinched the one-day international series 2-1.
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Furious mum calls for cameras after boys attacked in park

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:37
The two boys, aged 12 and 13, were punched repeatedly at Thomson Park in New Brighton. Photo: Logan Church A Christchurch mum is calling for CCTV cameras to be installed in a park in the city's east after her 12-year-old son and his 13-year-old friend were attacked.
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$5.5m for Canterbury Powerball winner

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:35
Photo: File One lucky person from Canterbury won $5.5 million after winning Powerball and Lotto First Division last night.
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High Court challenge to admissions scheme

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:34
Photo: ODT files A legal challenge to the way the University of Otago selects students for its medical programme has made it to the High Court.
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James, Antetokounmpo headline All-NBA teams

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:28
lebron_lakers_bucks.jpg LeBron James rises for a slam dunk for the Los Angeles Lakers against Milwaukee Bucks prior to the NBA's season suspension. Photo: Getty Images Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo unanimously were selected to the 2019-20 All-NBA First Team.
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$220,000 fraud couple named

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:24
Gavin and Karen Bainbridge defrauded the University of Otago of more than $220,000 but how they spent the cash remains a mystery. PHOTO: ROB KIDD A Dunedin couple who scammed the University of Otago out of more than $220,000 can now be named.
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$5.5m for Canterbury Powerball winner

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:18
lotto_0.jpg Photo: File One lucky person from Canterbury won $5.5 million after winning Powerball and Lotto First Division last night.
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Warriors make big offer to Manly prop

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:11
Manly prop Addin Fonua-Blake takes the ball into a tackle against the Sharks earlier this year. Photo: Getty Images The Warriors have reportedly swooped in with an offer of $850,000 a season to snatch Addin Fonua-Blake away from the Manly Sea Eagles.
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Boys attacked in Christchurch park: Mum says lack of CCTV 'absolutely disgusting'

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 08:09
The two boys, aged 12 and 13, were punched repeatedly at Thomson Park in New Brighton. Photo: Logan Church A Christchurch mum is calling for CCTV cameras to be urgently installed in a park in the city's east after her 12-year-old son and his 13-year-old friend were brutally attacked.
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Alternatives being considered for ASB Classic

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 07:58
Alternative dates and formats are being considered for the ASB Classic. Photo: Getty Images Different dates and different formats are being weighed up for one of New Zealand's biggest annual sporting events.
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Families awarded $700k after three men die in fishing tragedy

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 07:53
The 90-tonne, 16m fishing vessel Jubilee sank after sending a distress signal in the early hours of October 18, 2015. Photo: Suppled via NZ Herald The operators of a trawler which sank off the Canterbury coast resulting in the deaths of three South Island fishermen have been ordered to pay surviving family members more than $700,000.
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Helen Clark to give peace lecture

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith Group members (from left) Paul Gourlie, Emily Schwartz and Greg Hughson are thrilled to be welcoming former prime minister Helen Clark as speaker for this month’s annual Open Peace Lecture. PHOTO: BRENDA HARWOOD The Dunedin Abrahamic Interfaith Group is excited and bracing for a big crowd as it prepares to welcome former prime minister Helen Clark, who will give its annual Open Peace Lecture.
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‘All these questions’ remain

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Some of the family of the late Aaron McLeod, from left, his brother, Jaydon McLeod, Aaron McLeod’s 10-year-old son and his uncle, Morris McLeod. PHOTOS: SHAWN MCAVINUE/SUPPLIED No man is an island.
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Personal encounters spur art exhibition

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Jonny Waters (left) and Elliot Phillips have organised the art exhibition ‘‘Mental Health’’, which opens in central Dunedin today. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE Personal encounters with mental health battles fought in Dunedin have spurred two local men to put on an art exhibition.
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Getting to bones of te reo

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
University of Otago School of Physiotherapy third-year students Julia Law (21, left), of Kapiti, and Rian Sanervie (23), of Kawerau, place te reo stickers on their matching bones at Te Roopu Maori's gala day on Monday. PHOTO: JESSICA WILSON Te reo Maori is taking centre stage.
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Taonga hunt

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Solving the te reo Maori clues during  Otago Polytechnic’s treasure hunt to find the taonga for Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (Maori Language Week) on Tuesday are Performance Excellence team members (from left) Tim Powell, Trudi McLaren and Maria Chapman. 
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NZers’ alcohol use focus of campaign

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Cancer Society health promoter Linda Buxton (left) and Public Health South senior health promotion adviser Toni Paterson demonstrate how one standard drink of wine (100ml, at left) and two standard drinks (200ml, at right) look in an average wine glass. PHOTO: BRENDA HARWOOD Relaxing after work with a couple of quiet beers or wines is a Kiwi tradition, but it’s not as harmless as we might think.
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Brass band champs cancelled again

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Mosgiel Brass Band musical director Phil Craigie, pictured playing the cornet, says players are keen to rehearse despite the cancellation of multiple events this year. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE It was a case of Dunedin brass bands being "brassed off" once again, after Covid-19 forced the cancellation of the Otago-Southland Provincial Brass Band championships.
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Hands on

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
PHOTO: JESSICA WILSON University of Otago ecology and zoology student Ashley Walsh (21), of Christchurch, measures fly sizes at the department of zoology last week.
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‘Super relieved’ to find space

Otago Daily Times News Feed - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
PHOTO: JESSICA WILSON Otepoti Collective Against Sexual Abuse sexual violence prevention programme co-ordinator Hazel Potterton  at work in the organisation’s new education office in DunbarHouse.
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