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A return to the takiwa

3 hours 7 min ago
Mark Taddei is excited to be conducting the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s Matariki concert. PHOTO: EBONY LANE The world’s first taonga puoro concerto will be performed in Dunedin on Saturday as part of the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s celebration of Matariki.
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Art seen: 30 June

3 hours 7 min ago
Dressing Up in Each Other’s Clothes (2021), by Pippi Miller. "Shifting Channels", Group Exhibition  (RDS Gallery) Shifting Channels brings together eight artists who are primarily based in Otepoti Dunedin (with the exception of Wesley John Fourie), and who, to varying extents, can be described as emerging.
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Long road to find his ‘place’

3 hours 7 min ago
Ben Fitzgerald is working towards his final-year project at Dunedin School of Art. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH The Dunedin Arts Society is keen to encourage young artists to exhibit, so this year introduced the Elizabeth Howie Young Artist Award for emerging artists under 30 at its annual exhibition.
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Lake Hawea Station episode criticised

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 20:39
Geoff and Justine Ross on Lake Hawea Station. Photo: Supplied The latest Country Calendar episode about Australasia's first certified carbon zero farm has come under some intense online criticism.
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Serena stunned in first round epic

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 20:17
Unseeded Harmony Tan overcame her fears of a Wimbledon nightmare to knock out seven-time champion Serena Williams in their first round encounter to turn Centre Court into her own personal dreamland.
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Serena stunned in first round epic

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 20:15
Unseeded Harmony Tan overcame her fears of a Wimbledon nightmare to knock out seven-time champion Serena Williams in their first round encounter to turn Centre Court into her own personal dreamland.
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Turkey lifts veto on Scandi countries joining NATO

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 19:50
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, Finland's President Sauli Niinisto and Sweden's Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. Photo: Reuters NATO ally Turkey has lifted its veto over Finland and Sweden's bid to join the Western alliance after the three nations agreed to protect each other's security, ending a weeks-long drama that tested allied unity against Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Ashburton councillor fires up over funding ‘tourist roads’

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 19:15
Ashburton District Councillor Stuart Wilson is disappointed that even more money is earmarked for repairs on Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road. It's part of a planned $1.7 million spend on what he calls "tourist roads". PHOTO: SUPPLIED An Ashburton councillor is furious at the intention of spending more money on “tourist roads”.
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Thousands eye NZ move after Supreme Court ruling

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 18:21
Abortion rights activists demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court in Washington this week. Photo: Reuters Thousands of Americans have visited New Zealand immigration websites in the wake of the Supreme Court's controversial decision on abortion law.
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Thousands eye NZ move after Supreme Court ruling

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 18:20
Abortion rights activists demonstrate outside the US Supreme Court in Washington this week. Photo: Reuters Thousands of Americans have visited New Zealand immigration websites in the wake of the Supreme Court's controversial decision on abortion law.
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Arrest after drugs, ammunition found in gang raid

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:14
A man  has been arrested and drugs and ammunition seized following the search of a known gang property in Christchurch.
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Arrest after drugs, ammunition found in gang raid

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 17:12
A man  has been arrested and drugs and ammunition seized following the search of a known gang property in Christchurch.
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Waimakariri council boss resigns

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 16:01
Jim Harland has had a distinguished career in the public sector. Photo: North Canterbury News The chief executive of the Waimakariri District Council, Jim Harland, has resigned for health reasons.
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Waimakariri council boss resigns

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:57
Jim Harland has had a distinguished career in the public sector. Photo: North Canterbury News The chief executive of the Waimakariri District Council, Jim Harland, has resigned for health reasons.
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Pair jailed after Kiwi pilot left for dead

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:36
Ian Pullen. Photo: Twitter The suspended driver who ran over a helicopter pilot - who had arrived hours earlier in Australia to help fight bushfires - and left him for dead has been jailed for three years and two months.
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Angry Trump wanted to join Capitol riot: ex-aide

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:35
An angry Donald Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his presidential limousine when his security detail declined to take him to the US Capitol where his supporters were rioting, a former aide has testified. 
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Popular Christchurch pub demolished

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:31
A favourite watering hole for many in Christchurch has finally met its end.
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Popular Christchurch pub demolished

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:26
A favourite watering hole for many in Christchurch has finally met its end.
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Pair charged after 51 die in sweltering Texas truck

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:13
At least 51 migrants have died after being trapped inside a sweltering truck found abandoned in Texas, authorities say, as two Mexican nationals tied to the smuggling incident were charged in a US federal court.
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Angry Trump wanted to join Capitol riot: ex-aide

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 15:06
An angry Donald Trump tried to grab the steering wheel of his presidential limousine when his security detail declined to take him to the US Capitol where his supporters were rioting, a former aide has testified. 
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