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People: Matariki Festival celebration

1 hour 50 min ago
At the Wanaka Lakefront Community Matariki Festival celebration, Saturday, June 15
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People: Kavanagh College Formal

1 hour 50 min ago
At the Kavanagh College Formal, Dunedin Town Hall, Friday, June 14
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People: Cargill Club meeting

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At the Cargill Club meeting, JTee’s Function Centre, East Taieri, Tuesday, June 11
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People: Clutha Licensing Trust Sports Awards 2019

1 hour 50 min ago
At the Clutha Licensing Trust Sports Awards 2019, Rosebank Lodge, Balclutha, Wednesday, June 12
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Green back in fashion

1 hour 50 min ago
A model shows off a Pinatex clutch made from fruitleather. Photos: Supplied Sustainable style is back on the agenda after United Kingdom’s parliamentary environmental audit committee announced an inquiry into ‘‘fast fashion’’. This is what a greener clothing future might look like, says Lucy Siegle.
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Syrian chef gathering the ingredients of a new life

1 hour 50 min ago
Abdal Kyassah prepares some of his Syrian food for a catering client. Photo: Elodie Berthe Red Cross After two years in Dunedin struggling with language and cultural differences, Abdal Moneem Kyassah is restarting his hospitality career — this time as his own boss, writes Rebecca Fox.
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NZ's 'hero' variety

1 hour 50 min ago
After a string of pinot noir tastings, the dynamic duo of Collins and McLaren sat down with me for a tasting of sauvignon blanc, highlighting a number of value offerings.
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Cafe Mokha's chunky vegetable and barley soup

1 hour 50 min ago
Photo: Gregor Richardson Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
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Welsh rarebit

1 hour 50 min ago
Photo: Simon Lambert This recipe is a classic and one that works perfectly with the cooler weather. Sometimes you just want something cheesy and comforting — this ticks all the boxes.
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Around the world

1 hour 50 min ago
Dining at Dusk, by Stevan Paul, published by Murdoch Books, RRP $45. Stevan Paul's Dining at Dusk celebrates the countries around the world that have a distinctive bar food culture, which is indulged as the sun sets.
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Reducing your meat and dairy intake not a case of simple substitution

1 hour 50 min ago
Photo: Getty Images Many people are aiming to reduce their meat and dairy intake as we realise their harmful environmental and health effects.
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Ngidi set to return for NZ clash

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 20:58
Lungi Ngidi of South Africa has missed three matches since but after being put through his paces on Monday he told reporters he was raring to go. Photo: Getty Images South African fast bowler Lungi Ngidi is expected to return for Wednesday’s must-win Cricket World Cup game against New Zealand at Edgbaston after passing a fitness test.
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More than 400 injured, sick animals sent to meat works

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 20:14
The breaches now result in instant $500 fines which MPI's acting compliance manager Gary Orr said saved prosecution processes and dealt with them quickly. Photo: Getty Images Hundreds of cows, calves and sheep are being sent to meatworks in an injured, diseased or pregnant state, violating new animal welfare rules and prompting instant fines.
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Facebook to remove Brian Tamaki's hate-speech post

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 19:47
Destiny Church's Brian Tamaki in 2018. Photo: NZME Facebook has vowed to remove a controversial advert by Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki slamming the Islamic movement in New Zealand.
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Man and dog trapped down cave on West Coast

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:02
Emergency services are attempting to rescue a man and his dog after the pair became trapped about eight metres down a cave on the West Coast.
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Would you pay $360 per week to live with 21 flatmates?

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:47
The Coh is a new three-storey Auckland complex that is about to be home to more than 20 adult flatmates. Photo: Supplied Would you pay $360 a week to live in the city centre in an apartment that is more akin to a dormitory in terms of the number of flatmates?
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Final visitor levy result released

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 16:15
Just 1863 people voted against the Queenstown Lakes District Council's visitor levy referendum.
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Pets at risk from illegal leg hold traps

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:36
Frasers Gully. Photo: ODT The discovery of leg hold traps in Frasers Gully has prompted a warning from the Dunedin City Council.
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Fake courier worker steals bag full of cash

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 15:13
The unknown female entered a business premises wearing a NZ Couriers top about 4pm and took a courier bag containing a "large sum of cash". Photo: Police Police are hunting for a woman who dressed up in a NZ Courier uniform and stole a bag containing a large amount of cash from a Lake Tekapo business.
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Firefighters battle Invercargill house fire

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:53
invercargill_fire.jpg About 20 firefighters were called to a rural property to battle a fire in Invercargill this afternoon. Photo: Luisa Girao About 20 firefighters are battling a "totally-involved" house fire in Invercargill this afternoon.
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