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Doubts overflying aircraft backhome

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:30
Paul Brennan Will it fly? ... That's one of the questions hanging over the idea of bringing back to the Queenstown Lakes District one of the tourist industry's original passenger airliners.
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Christmas shut-down reflected in figures

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:30
Virginia Nicholls Manufacturing in Otago and Southland has delivered a seasonal January slump, largely credited to the Christmas shut-down period.
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Rabbits and vintage fabrics find a new life in coats

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:30
Dunedin designer Jane Avery and the bespoke coats in her lower Stuart St studio. Photo: Christine O'Connor Fur or faux?
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City Forests halts public access

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:30
City Forests in Dunedin has closed its forest estates to the public because of the extreme fire danger; pictured, a helicopter and monsoon bucket fighting the Nelson fires 10 days ago. Photo: New Zealand Herald Extreme fire danger has prompted City Forests to close its estates to the public and staff and contractors are working restricted hours, probably for several weeks to come.
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City Forests halts public access

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:30
City Forests in Dunedin has closed its forest estates to the public because of the extreme fire danger; pictured, a helicopter and monsoon bucket fighting the Nelson fires 10 days ago. Photo: New Zealand Herald Extreme fire danger has prompted City Forests to close its estates to the public and staff and contractors are working restricted hours, probably for several weeks to come.
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Exploratory test drilling for scheelite in Whakaari

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 04:30
A mining company has been given permission to carry out exploratory drilling for tungsten and gold in a conservation area near Glenorchy.
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Time to take a 'Smoko' break

Sat, 02/16/2019 - 03:30
Australian trio The Chats play at Forsyth Barr Stadium as part of Orientation tonight (Saturday, February 16). Photo: Supplied Having played in front of thousands across Australia and the UK, The Chats are heading to Duendin for Smoko, writes Adam Burns. 
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Seven hurt in North Otago crash

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 21:46
Seven people have been hurt after a two-car crash near Moeraki in North Otago tonight.
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Smith sparks Highlanders to season's first win

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 21:35
highlanders_josh_dickson_getty.jpg Highlander Josh Dickson celebrates a try against the Chiefs in Hamilton tonight. Photo: Getty Images The Highlanders have come alive in the final quarter of the game to beat the Chiefs 30-27 in Hamilton tonight.
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Tasman now facing serious drought

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 20:17
waimea_river_rnz.jpg The Waimea River is at its lowest level since 2001. Photo: RNZ First there were floods, then fire - and now drought.
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Ali wants stump mic turned up

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:33
England's Moeen Ali: "It's time for people to behave themselves". Photo: Getty Images England all-rounder Moeen Ali differs with coach Trevor Bayliss and believes turning up the stump microphones could curb sledging in cricket.
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Journalist freed on bail after global outcry

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 19:24
maria_ressa_free_reuters.jpg Maria Ressa talks to media after being bailed in Manila. Photo: Reuters The head of a Philippine news website that has locked horns with President Rodrigo Duterte has been freed on bail, a day after her widely condemned arrest on libel charges that critics say is a government effort to bully journalists.
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