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Woman hit by car in central Dunedin

1 hour 39 min ago
An elderly pedestrian was seriously injured when she was hit by a vehicle in Great King St, Dunedin, this morning.
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Reds edge Sharks in scrappy encounter

1 hour 53 min ago
gettyimages-644815308.jpg James Tuttle scores the match-winning try for the Reds against the Sharks. Photo Getty Queensland's new Super Rugby era is off to a winning start after a thrilling come-from-behind 28-26 victory over the Sharks on Friday night.
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Pair rescued off Karitane coast

3 hours 15 min ago
Two people have been rescued from a sinking boat off the coast of Karitane this morning.
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French magistrate to investigate Fillon

3 hours 57 min ago
2017-02-24t185703z_1933984700_rc1b7e9f9480_rtrmadp_3_france-election-fillon-inquiry.jpg Francois Fillon. Photo Reuters French prosecutors have appointed a magistrate to investigate allegations concerning presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife in a scandal over public money she received for work she may not have done.
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Man dead after Hawke's Bay crash

4 hours 28 min ago
A man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Hawke's Bay overnight.
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Bigger prizes as Lotto cost goes up

4 hours 32 min ago
Changes have been announced to Lotto, including the introduction of a division seven winner category and bigger Powerball prizes.
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Nerves as Godzone race gets under way

4 hours 48 min ago
Nerves and nervous eating abounded in Queenstown Bay this morning for the start of the Godzone adventure race.
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Meteor seen over southern skies?

5 hours 45 min ago
Reports Clear skies around the country allowed for sightings of what may have been a meteor (not pictured) last night. Photo Twitter (@iangriffin) Reports of a bright light shooting across the skies last night have come in from around the country, including Dunedin.
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Claim 'rocky river' crossing unsafe

6 hours 38 min ago
David Cockerill walks across the 3-D ’’river crossing’’ in North Dunedin yesterday. Photo: Peter McIntosh. Fears have been raised  that motorists might fail  to recognise a 3-D crossing in North Dunedin, putting  pedestrians at risk. 
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Delta blamed for 2015 fire

6 hours 39 min ago
Blackened trees show the path of the Saddle Hill fire in 2015. Photo: ODT. Delta is being sued for more than $2 million by seven Saddle Hill property owners who say the company is to blame for a massive fire  in 2015.
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Vigilance urged after child approached

6 hours 48 min ago
Police want North Otago parents to be vigilant about getting their children home safely from school after an 8-year-old was approached by a stranger on Thursday. 
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Lease plan for restored ferry pleases

6 hours 49 min ago
Elsie Evans at anchor on the Otago Harbour at Portobello, yesterday. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery. Dunedin deputy mayor Chris Staynes has welcomed a move by a not-for-profit  organisation to seek a lessee to operate  historic Otago Harbour ferry  Elsie Evans.
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Otago water rules stricter

6 hours 54 min ago
The Otago Regional Council says its E. coli standards for the region’s waters are more stringent than those proposed by the Government.
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Spot the difference

7 hours 9 min ago
Nostalgia can sometimes be a bad thing.
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That academy sheen

7 hours 9 min ago
Expectations can sometimes be a bad thing. 
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NZME cleans its balance sheet

7 hours 9 min ago
Media company NZME has taken the opportunity of cleaning its balance sheet in preparation for its possible merger with Fairfax in New Zealand.
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Consent application for 24-lot subdivision on old hospital site

7 hours 9 min ago
Changes could be about to happen to a prominent part of Oamaru’s landscape.
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Hopes remain for manufacturing

7 hours 9 min ago
Tuapeka Gold Print general manager Greg Jolly says business is booming at his Dunedin manufacturing plant, which exports to buyers across New Zealand and Australia. Photo: Peter McIntosh. Is there life after Cadbury for manufacturing in Dunedin? And, if there is, what might it look like? Chris Morris reports.
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Firefighters set for big challenge

7 hours 9 min ago
Waitati Volunteer Fire Brigade member Jody Williams tests a Keiser Force machine in Waitati in preparation for today’s Firefighter Combat Challenge. Photo: Peter McIntosh. The heat will be on in Waitati today. Waitati Volunteer Fire Brigade chief fire officer Jeff Burrow said 30 firefighters from across the South would compete in the Firefighter Combat Challenge for the Otago and Southland region at Bland Park in Waitati.
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World haircut record stands

7 hours 9 min ago
Hairdressers are known for their ability to have conversations about anything with anyone at any time.
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