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Slideshow: Reader fog photos

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:01
Fog around Dunedin may have caused problems for travellers this morning, but it also provided some interesting opportunities for photographers, as these reader-submitted images show.  
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Storm chasers killed as tornado slams Texas

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 09:28
Photo Getty Three storm chasers have been killed in a car wreck in northwest Texas as an intense tornado-packed storm front rolled through the state, local media reported.
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'No turning back' - UK triggers Brexit

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 09:01
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in Parliament as she announces that she has sent the letter to trigger the process of leaving the European Union. Photo Reuters Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, declaring there was no turning back and ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bloc's cohesion and pitch her country into the unknown.
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The Clean's 'Boodle' wins national award

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 09:00
the_clean_3.jpg The Clean (from left) Hamish Kilgour, David Kilgour and Robert Scott have been recognised for their 1981 record Boodle Boodle Boodle. Photo by Carol Tippett and courtesy of Audioculture.co.nz Dunedin band The Clean has won a national award for its 1981 recording Boodle Boodle Boodle.
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Rape victim lured with promise of meth

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 08:59
A Napier man has been jailed for rape after he organised a drug-dealing rendezvous with his victim in a Housing New Zealand property.
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Ko could lose top ranking

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 08:03
Lydia Ko. Photo: Getty Images Lydia Ko is in danger of losing her number one world round if she doesn't bounce back from form at the first major of the LPGA season this weekend.
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Williamson rated among greats

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 08:00
Kane Williamson bats for New Zealand against South Africa. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand captain Kane Williamson smothered any flattery of his batting achievements against South Africa in the drawn third test, but his opponents were in no mood to follow suit.
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More flight chaos as fog persists

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 07:03
Fog is again causing problems for travellers in parts of the country, with flights affected at several airports, including Dunedin, this morning.
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Planning law report supported

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Kirk Hope. Business and property groups welcome a report released yesterday recommending replacing the Resource Management Act.
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Synlait posts $10.6m half-year profit

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Graeme Milne. Synlait Milk has posted a half-year after-tax profit of $10.6million and signalled it is on track to deliver ''modest'' improvements in full-year profit.
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Joyce in hot seat but targets remain

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Finance Minister Steven Joyce is finalising his election-year Budget. Photo by Linda Robertson. Avid followers of government Budgets may notice a slight difference in style on May 25 when Finance Minister Steven Joyce presents his Budget 2017.
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Computer services lead R&D spend

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Business spending on research and development (R&D) last year was up almost 30% to $1.6billion and computer services and machinery manufacturing firms showed the greatest increase.
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Big order for Sealegs

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
A Sealegs craft enters Auckland's Westpark Marina. Photo supplied. Sealegs, the manufacturer of amphibious boats, has scored its largest one-off order, as the Malaysian civil defence force has ordered 23 of the craft at a cost of more than $3 million.
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Shaved advertising chance to repay CanTeen's help

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Anna Hoek-Sims, holds a photo of her 22-year-old self when she was being treated for cancer, in Dunedin yesterday. Photo by Linda Robertson. A Dunedin woman who had a close shave with cancer is offering Otago businesses a unique marketing opportunity.
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Consent for cable car building applied for

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Neville Jemmett. A trust planning to return cable cars to Dunedin's High St says its planned building in Mornington Park, the first tangible sign of the project, should be in place soon.
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Marine forum to ask for more time

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Maree Baker-Galloway. The South-East Marine Protection Forum will ask the Government for more time to deliberate.
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Use of relief fund questioned

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
The Aramoana Relief Fund is finally being wound up, 26 years on from the massacre on November 13, 1990, but its final payout is still being questioned. Photos by Gerard O'Brien. Time is catching up on a fund designed to ease the pain for survivors of the Aramoana massacre. But critics say donors’ final wishes are being overlooked. Chris Morris investigates.
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NWH cancer denial explained in book

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
University of Otago medical graduate Dr Ron Jones at the university yesterday. Photo by Linda Robertson. A powerful medical hierarchy and a mistakenly strong sense of loyalty towards researcher Prof Herbert Green contributed to long-running denials over his ''unfortunate experiment'' at National Women's Hospital.
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Restructure proceeds

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Steve Thompson. Dunedin City Council-owned companies Delta and Aurora are a step closer to becoming separate entities.
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Fewer illegal angling offences

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 05:28
Otago Fish & Game officer Morgan Trotter yesterday holds fishing rods confiscated from anglers breaking the rules. Photo by Gregor Richardson. The number of anglers caught breaking Otago Fish & Game rules this season has ''dropped dramatically''.
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