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Abbotsford subsidence to be examined

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 04:30
Cracks in a bank above Miller Park, Abbotsford have been fenced off by the Dunedin City Council. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY A detailed site inspection of land subsidence will be undertaken by the Dunedin City Council in a suburb which 43 years ago experienced a devastating landslip.
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Now’s the time to revisit your roses

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 03:30
PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Winter months are the ideal time of the year for reorganising the rose garden, transplanting roses that for some reason are in the wrong place, and for planting new roses.
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Killing them with kindness — when watering isn’t wise

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 03:30
When in doubt do not water your houseplants, James Wong says. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES To water or not to water?
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Clone your own plants

Fri, 08/05/2022 - 03:30
Baby phalaenopsis orchids grow in a transparent bowl with moss with keiki orchid reproduction at home. PHOTOS: GETTY IMAGES A miraculous paste encourages new growth and lets you easily propagate orchids, begonias and monstera, writes James Wong.
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Mosgiel crash brings down power pole

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 20:56
The driver of a car has been taken to Dunedin Hospital by St John ambulance tonight after they collided with a power pole in Mosgiel.
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Gang pair facing blackmail charges

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 20:40
christchurch_court.jpg Two men will appear in the Christchurch District Court as part of a police operation targeting organised crime. Photo: ODT files Two men associated with the Mongol gang are facing blackmail charges as part of a police crackdown on organised crime in Christchurch. 
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Gang pair facing blackmail charges

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 20:39
christchurch_court.jpg Two men will appear in the Christchurch District Court as part of a police operation targeting organised crime. Photo: ODT files Two men associated with the Mongol gang are facing blackmail charges as part of a police crackdown on organised crime in Christchurch. 
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Man mauled to death by dogs, police believe

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 20:02
A man has been mauled to death by a pack of dogs in a remote area of the Hokianga in the Far North, police believe. 
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Man mauled to death by dogs, police believe

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 19:54
A man has been mauled to death by a pack of dogs in a remote area of the Hokianga in the Far North, police believe. 
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Wearing their support for the Crown

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 18:56
Hundreds of people turned up to Dunedin music venue the Crown Hotel yesterday - and not just to imbibe.
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Downed plane found in Southern Alps

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 17:20
The plane took off from Franz Josef about 9am today. Photo: RNZ Searchers have located a downed light plane near Mt Nicholson in the Southern Alps after it went missing this morning, the Rescue Coordination Centre says.
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Downed plane found in Southern Alps

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:57
The plane took off from Franz Josef about 9am today. Photo: RNZ Searchers have located a downed light plane near Mt Nicholson in the Southern Alps after it went missing this morning, the Rescue Coordination Centre says.
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Chris Cairns reveals life lessons after brutal year

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 16:01
Chris Cairns is staying positive 12 months after his serious health scare. Photo: Instagram Former Black Cap Chris Cairns has opened up on what he's learned 12 months on from a serious health scare that he says "would impact every aspect of my life".
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'No reason I should've survived': Chris Cairns reveals life lessons after brutal year

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:52
Chris Cairns is staying positive 12 months after his serious health scare. Photo: Instagram Cricket legend Chris Cairns has opened up on what he's learned 12 months on from a serious health scare that he says "would impact every aspect of my life".
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Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:49
Nancy Pelosi talks with Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu before boarding a plane for South Korea. Photo: Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via Reuters Suspected drones have flown over outlying Taiwanese islands and hackers attacked its defence ministry website, authorities in Taipei say, a day after a visit by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that outraged China.
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Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:45
Nancy Pelosi talks with Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu before boarding a plane for South Korea. Photo: Taiwan Ministry of Foreign Affairs via Reuters Suspected drones have flown over outlying Taiwanese islands and hackers attacked its defence ministry website, authorities in Taipei say, a day after a visit by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi that outraged China.
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'You're not beautiful': Melanie Lynskey opens up about body shaming on Coyote Ugly set

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:39
Melanie Lynskey in Coyote Ugly. Photo: Supplied Melanie Lynskey is opening up about her experience with body shaming.
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Chill in the City: Go ice skating, tobogganing in central Christchurch

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:26
The annual winter festival, Chill in the City, is firing up central Christchurch again.
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The lion, the zoo and the pigeon

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 15:12
You can take the lion out of the wild, but you can't take the wildlife out of the lion's enclosure.
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Topp Twins: Cancer journey 'hard' but they're 'alive and kicking'

Thu, 08/04/2022 - 14:58
The Topp Twins are both going through cancer treatment and have thanked fans for their support. Photo: Facebook Kiwi entertainers Lynda and Jools Topp have spoken out about their "hard" journey with cancer, thanking their fans across the world for the support and love.
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