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Altitude with attitude

51 min 12 sec ago
Modern and sophisticated, Bolivia surprises Tony Nielsen on a recent trip to South America.
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Unfinished business from the Richardson era

51 min 12 sec ago
Steven Joyce. Steven Joyce's well foreshadowed reshuffle last Thursday of tax thresholds, rebates and allowances tells us there is unfinished business from the Ruth Richardson era.
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Detente and its legacy shaped relations

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Jimmy Carter PHOTO: US NAVY The Department of Politics, at the University of Otago, turns 50 in 2017. This is the fifth in a series of celebratory reflections on politics over the past 50 years. This month, Robert G. Patman looks at superpower detente and the beginning of the end of the Cold War.
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Mystery envelopes

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Fire protection for the southern suburbs of Dunedin: South Dunedin Brigade's new fire station in Cargill Road. - Otago Witness, 9.5.1917. The sound, commonsense doctrine involved in the old adage anent the folly of buying a pig in a poke was thrown to the winds by the people who thronged the streets of the city yesterday.
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Economic crossroads reached

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Nikki Kaye The $19 million funding boost to help ease pressure on Wanaka's expanding school rolls has come at a welcome time for the region.
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Discharge delayed

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A woman who assaulted a life-long friend in Arrowtown earlier this year has until August to prove herself before a judge will grant her a second discharge without conviction.
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$134,000 worth of snowsports gear turns over quickly

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PHOTO: PAUL TAYLOR Thousands of eager winter warriors picked up their snow gear at Queenstown's bargain bash on Sunday.
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Division over plan to harvest forest

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Coronet Forest near Arrowtown. PHOTO: ODT FILES A proposal to harvest a council-owned forest near Arrowtown before it reaches maturity drew sharply divided views at a hearing in Queenstown yesterday.
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No new housing measures expected with review

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Jane Turner The Reserve Bank is not expected to bring the fireworks to its Financial Stability Review tomorrow, although the report will be examined more closely than usual.
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Turners expects to make further acquisitions

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Acquisitions and more business is expected by Turners Automotive Group this year.PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Integrated automotive financial services Turners Automotive expects growth to continue in the current financial year after reporting increased profits and dividend payout for the year ended March.
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Urgent need for investment: McGowan

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Dougal McGowan Otago is in desperate need of large scale investment in infrastructure if the region's tourism industry is to continue thriving, Otago Chamber of Commerce chief executive Dougal McGowan says.
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Capacity limits region's growth

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Nick Tuffley Otago has slipped quickly down the ASB/Main Report regional economic scoreboard but business leaders say the ranking only tells half the story.
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Victim filmed assault

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A Wanaka man who was being struck and slapped by his partner while he held their 18-month-old child filmed the assault on his cellphone.
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Historical Society's submission missed

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The South Otago Historical Society will make a submission to the Clutha District Council's annual plan after it was overlooked and inadvertently omitted from the first forum.
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Wanaka wows visiting travel agents

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PHOTO: KERRIE WATERWORTH Wanaka is the ideal place to reward top-performing employees.
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Plan for native plant education area

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Te Kakano Aotearoa Trust spokeswoman Megan Williams walks through the Wanaka primary school reference garden with Ruby Smith (8, left), of Albert Town, and Susannah West (8), of Wanaka. PHOTO: KERRIE WATERWORTH Wanaka's Te Kakano native plant community nursery is planning to create an educational space to meet the increasing demand by schools for visits.
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No dividing rural plots on outskirts

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A plan to develop two plots of rural land on the outskirts of Wanaka into residential sections has been declined by independent commissioners.
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Lack of depth tells against Sth Otago

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Alanna Preddy continued her good form but the lack of depth proved costly for South Otago when it was beaten by Southland in the annual representative bowls match.
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Development officer position disestablished

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Bruce Cowan Athletics Otago has ended its development officer role, it was announced at last night's annual meeting.
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Duncan finds form in race 2

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Courtney Duncan on her way to winning the second race at the Ernee circuit in the French leg of the Women's Motocross World Championship over the weekend. PHOTO: MXGP Palmerston rider Courtney Duncan had a mixed weekend at the latest round of the women's Motocross World Championship in France.
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