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Helping your child through exams

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 00:00
As years of work come together, the exam period can be a stressful time for your child. You can help them through this by:
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Southern GP practices join healthcare vanguard

3 hours 11 min ago
The team behind Amity Medical Centre, Dunedin’s first Health Care Home (from left) practice nurse Anna Boyd, Dr Susie Lawless and practice manager Catherine Daly-Reeve. Photo: Gerard O'Brien Four southern GP practices have taken the first step towards a new way of delivering primary healthcare, becoming "Health Care Homes".
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Southby calls it quits after report released

3 hours 11 min ago
Janine Southby Just over six weeks ago, Otago was home to two of the most important coaches in New Zealand sport — now neither of them are there.
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Dowling St deal dumped

3 hours 11 min ago
Dave Cull The Otago Regional Council’s long-awaited plan for a new headquarters has suffered another setback, after its bid to buy a central Dunedin site collapsed.
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Much debate about future of health services

3 hours 17 min ago
There is much talk about a new hospital for Queenstown. Tracey Roxburgh talks to the people with the ideas.
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Irrigators’ committee will talk to ORC

3 hours 17 min ago
Gary Kelliher Central Otago farmers are taking matters into their own hands in the minimum flow saga.
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Annual migration below 65,000

3 hours 17 min ago
Jane Turner Annual net migration fell to below 65,000 in June, largely led by non-New Zealand citizens leaving the country.
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Confidence among small businesses at nine-year low

3 hours 17 min ago
Small firms remained concerned about finding skilled staff. Photo: Getty Images Business confidence among small firms fell to a nine-year low in the three months ended June, according to the ANZ Quarterly Business Micro Scope survey.
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Working at a fast clip

3 hours 17 min ago
Photo: Stephen Jaquiery Busy in the quiet season is Simon Donaldson, of Rosedale Orchard, pruning peach trees at his orchard near Roxburgh.
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Car crashes into shop window

3 hours 17 min ago
The aftermath of a car hitting Pack and Send in Queenstown yesterday morning. Photo: Joshua Walton A car crashed into a shop window in Queenstown early yesterday. Police said the car went into the front of the Pack and Send shop in Earl St at 4.20am.
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Camping body names chairwoman

3 hours 17 min ago
Suzette van Aswegen Mackenzie District Council chief executive Suzette van Aswegen has been named chairwoman of a joint-agency land-management group to oversee camping in the Waitaki and Mackenzie Basins.
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Case put to Govt seeks $278 million

3 hours 17 min ago
A $278 million government fillip is needed to maintain Queenstown as New Zealand’s tourist mecca, a new report shows.
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Two rubber roundabouts recommended

3 hours 17 min ago
Michael Voss Two rubber roundabouts could be installed roughly 1km apart near Oamaru’s town centre.
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Call for additional ECan councillor

3 hours 17 min ago
Craig Rowley Mackenzie, Waimate and Waitaki district councils have joined together to say one councillor is not enough for South Canterbury, as Environment Canterbury (ECan) returns to a fully democratically elected council.
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People key, economist says

3 hours 17 min ago
Cameron Bagrie Economist Cameron Bagrie says a lack of labour could stifle Southland’s full economic potential.
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Hospital review aims at efficiency

3 hours 17 min ago
Chris Swann A review of the layout of Oamaru Hospital now under way aims to determine the best way to ensure the "efficient operation" of the hospital, Waitaki District Health Services Ltd chairman Chris Swann says.
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Designer appointed for trail extension

3 hours 17 min ago
Lawrence to Waihola Clutha Gold Trail extension group chairman David Vollweiler (pictured) is excited the group has engaged ‘‘world class’’ trail designer Tim Dennis to design the first phase of the trail from Milton, to Calder Stewart’s headquarters northeast of the town. Photo: Richard Davison A group working to extend the Clutha Gold Trail from Lawrence to Milton in South Otago has taken a big step forward by hiring a "world class" trail designer.
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‘Turned down’ at hospital

3 hours 17 min ago
Ian Bray A Scottish man said he was "turned down" and "sent away" when he tried to attend Dunstan Hospital with a heart problem and has complained to the Health and Disability Commissioner.
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Trade wars catalysts for world war, the past teaches

3 hours 17 min ago
US President Donald Trump signs a memorandum on intellectual property tariffs on high-tech goods from China. Photo: Reuters History shows us trade wars often cause world wars and historians are urging global leaders to show restraint as tensions on global trade escalate.
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Talking trade as tensions rise

3 hours 17 min ago
Global trade tensions escalate as governments try to counter US President Donald Trump’s trade policy. Photo: Getty Images As United States President Donald Trump was meeting  Russian President Vladimir Putin, and creating global headlines for all the wrong reasons, Japan and the European Union quietly signed EU’s largest-ever bilateral trade agreement. Business editor Dene Mackenzie writes about the ongoing global tensions around trade and tariffs and the major announcements made in this week alone.
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