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Magpies aiming to continue winning streak

2 hours 8 min ago
Combinations are forming and teams are making strides as they head into the forth game of the premier A grade season.
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Trash talk

2 hours 8 min ago
Uncollected rubbish on Castle St, Dunedin. Photo by Stephen Jaquiery. Is it a rubbish argument? Or is there a fair case to say this is indeed potentially harsh treatment of a special group of young residents of the South?
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Democracy failing as restriction to end war

2 hours 8 min ago
Russian jet fighters formation carry out a flypast, part of a military parade on Victory Day earlier this month, marking the 76th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War 2. PHOTO: REUTERS Is the spread of democracy the key to eliminating the scourge of war, asks Niamh O’Donnell.
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House prices in South continue rise

2 hours 8 min ago
Median house prices in the lower South Island have continued to soar.
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Workshops on capital-raising

2 hours 8 min ago
Oliviah Theyer-Collins, of Christchurch, was in Dunedin for the NZTE capital-raising workshop at Galloway Cook Allan on Wednesday. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH A series of workshops have been held across Otago and Southland with the aim of educating businesses to raise capital.
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SIT surplus of $1million gives options post-smelter

2 hours 8 min ago
The ability to respond to opportunities from Covid-19 has meant the Southern Institute of Technology Group achieved a net surplus of $1.064million in the year ending December 31, 2020, its board chairwoman says.
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Hospital consents on Blair’s birthday

2 hours 8 min ago
Blair Vining would have been 41 yesterday.
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Up, up and away ...

2 hours 8 min ago
It was with a whoosh of flame into a balloon above that pupils at a rural school were able to view the frosty Southland landscape below them.
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Home away from home

2 hours 8 min ago
Staying in a compact holiday home in the mountains, the owners of this property saw that a small, carefully designed house could be comfortable and pleasant to live in. PHOTOS: SIMON DEVITT It was on a Japanese ski trip that the owners of this Wanaka house came to appreciate the efficiency of small spaces. Kim Dungey reports.
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Take advantage of autumn’s beauty

2 hours 8 min ago
Autumn colours ring Dunedin Botanic Garden’s Winter Garden Glasshouse. PHOTO: SUPPLIED With shorter days and cooler temperatures, lush summer foliage and bright blooms give way to autumnal colours as nature slows down and prepares for the cold winter days that lie ahead.
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Your garden: May 14

2 hours 8 min ago
Vegetables
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Bailout comment prompts walk out

2 hours 8 min ago
Wanaka Community Hub Trust chairwoman Yeverley McCarthy speaks at the public forum of the Wanaka Community Board meeting shortly before she, and other trustees walked out in protest following comments made by Queenstown Lakes district councillor Niamh Shaw about financial decisions made by the trust. PHOTO: KERRIE WATERWORTH Tempers flared during a Wanaka Community Board meeting yesterday, leading to a temporary halt in proceedings and community trust members walking out in protest.
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First little penguin egg of season found

2 hours 8 min ago
A pair of young little penguins are found at home with the first egg of the season in Oamaru yesterday. PHOTO: SUPPLIED For the third year in a row, the little penguin breeding season has started early in Oamaru.
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Charity walker determined to resume after surviving hit-and-run

2 hours 8 min ago
Red Farrant’s hip was ‘‘smashed to pieces’’ after a hit-and-run collision last month, but he wants to continue walking the length of the country for charity. PHOTO: REBECCA RYAN An Oamaru man who suffered horrific injuries after a hit-and-run during a charity walk says he should be dead.
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Concerned about process, Challenger calls meeting to try to roll council chairman

2 hours 8 min ago
Allan Birchfield An attempted coup is under way at the West Coast Regional Council in a bid to roll chairman Allan Birchfield.
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Extra capacity for food rescue

2 hours 8 min ago
Celebrating the official opening of the Queenstown branch of KiwiHarvest are (from left) manager Kayleigh Cord, KiwiHarvest founder Deborah Manning, branch worker Mel Wright and Sustainable Queenstown co-founder Esther Whitehead. PHOTO: GUY WILLIAMS An organisation dedicated to nourishing Queenstown residents and their families has upscaled its operations after setting up a base in a Frankton warehouse.
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Like phoenix, hope arises from ashes

2 hours 8 min ago
Lake Ohau resident Hugh Spiers has lodged a resource consent with the Waitaki District Council today, to begin his rebuild following last October’s fire. PHOTO: RNZ/TESS BRUNTON When you are faced with a thousand negatives, there is always a positive to be found.
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Town’s GP practices first in region to offer Covid vaccine

2 hours 8 min ago
It will be business as usual in Gore GP practices as they become part of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout.
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Business events for region targeted

2 hours 8 min ago
Tourism Central Otago launched its new Central Otago Business Events bureau this week.
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Grassroots unlikely to see the wealth

2 hours 8 min ago
The wrap
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