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Positivity in the rural sector

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
The country came to the country last week.
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Reprieve an opportunity for RNZ Concert

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
RNZ Concert is uniquely positioned to lead a more representative arts experience. Photo: Patrycja Szwarczynska New Zealand’s classical music station is not safe yet. It now needs innovation and leadership, writes Michael Norris.
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‘Belligerent’ jettisoned volunteer denied review

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
Bryan Cadogan. A former leader of a community project in Clutha has accused the district council of ‘‘disgusting’’, ‘‘bullying’’ behaviour over his removal.
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More sites and new classes please

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
Signs of growth were being celebrated at the Maniototo A&P Show yesterday.
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Part of track to reopen

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
Eugenie Sage The Milford Ttrack will soon receive visitors again now repairs mean it can be partially reopened next week.
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No injuries in truck crash

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
Two men trapped in a light truck after it rolled inland from Oamaru yesterday had to kick their way out of the vehicle.
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Fast response to fire minimises damage

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
Swift action by volunteer firefighters and calm weather conditions meant that a fire on land near the Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park was rapidly extinguished early yesterday.
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Event a chance to see, play with pro golfers

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
Getting in some practice at the North Otago Golf Club yesterday ahead of tomorrow’s North Otago Legends Pro-Am tournament are convener David McKenzie (left), club greenskeeper Gary Creedy, Rob Thomson of tournament sponsor Hi-Flo, and tournament committee chairman Stan Ruddenklau. Photo: Daniel Birchfield A former European Tour winner will headline a field of more than 40 professionals at tomorrow’s North Otago Legends Pro-am at the North Otago Golf Club.
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Public health pioneer lauded

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 04:30
A collection of papers belonging to early medical academic Dr Muriel Bell, has been accepted to the Unesco New Zealand Memory of the World Register. Photo: Supplied A collection of papers of one of the first female academics in New Zealand, held by the Hocken Collections library in Dunedin, has been accepted to the Unesco Memory of the World Register.
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Sculpture navigating everyday space, life

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:30
Auckland-based artist Yona Lee’s installations are usually sprawling works of entangled metal tubing, but her work has evolved as a response to her Dunedin exhibition. She tells Rebecca Fox about her love of space and function.
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Otago artists selected as portrait finalists

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:30
Four Otago artists have been selected as finalists in the New Zealand’s top portraiture awards. Rebecca Fox looks at their works.
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Art Seen: February 20th

Thu, 02/20/2020 - 03:30
In this week's Art Seen, Laura Elliott looks at exhibitions from duo Madeleine Child and Mandy Gargiulo, Richard Parsons, and Milford Galleries.
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Lotto unclaimed, jackpot rolls over

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:47
Tonight's $30m Lotto prize has gone unclaimed and will jackpot even higher.
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Motorcyclist killed in Timaru crash

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 20:36
A motorcycle rider has died after a crash in Timaru this afternoon.
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Egg-citement as annual toga party begins

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 19:52
Hundreds of students have started to arrive at Forsyth Barr Stadium for the annual toga party.
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Concrete firm fined $230k after worker loses 3 fingers

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:34
A concrete company has been fined $230,000 after a worker who slipped while using a saw severed three fingers in a horror workplace accident.
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Concrete firm fined $230k after worker loses 3 fingers

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 18:32
A concrete company has been fined $230,000 after a worker who slipped while using a saw severed three fingers in a horror workplace accident.
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Four die in mid-air plane crash in Victoria

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:48
Four people are dead after two light planes, one of them a training flight, crashed mid-air near a regional Victorian airport.
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Man superglues hands to table in court

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:42
A man who superglued his hands to the bar table in a Brisbane courtroom has been charged with contempt.
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One injured in serious Timaru crash

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 17:14
One person has sustained serious injuries after a car and motorcycle collided in Timaru this afternoon.
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