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Freezing fog hits South

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:14
Freezing fog enveloped Dunedin in sub-zero temperatures overnight, causing airport disruptions, and there are ice warnings on roads around Central Otago.
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Reader photos: Spectacular aurora

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 10:00
ODT Online readers were out on Sunday night, capturing images of the spectacular auroura australis visible in southern skies.
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Ice, fog prompt police warning

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 09:43
Police are urging motorists to take care on southern roads because of wintry conditions in some areas.
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Team NZ show class on day two

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 09:37
gettyimages-624344276.jpg Emirates Team NZ skipper Peter Burling. Photo Getty A near-perfect second day of racing has put Team NZ in the driver's seat at the America's Cup qualifier series off Bermuda.
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Black Caps fail with bat in loss to India

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:51
India's Ravindra Jadeja (C) celebrates the wicket of New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme. Photo: Reuters A poor batting display by New Zealand today showed they have work, and hard thinking, to do as the Champions Trophy comes into view later this week.
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Scott Dixon walks away from spectacular crash

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 08:02
Scott Dixon goes airborne and crashes in front of Helio Castroneves during the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Photo: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Scott Dixon's Indy 500 ended in a spectacular crash on Sunday, capping a week of euphoric highs and frightening lows that also included an armed robbery.
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Flight chaos continues at Heathrow

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 07:31
2017-05-28t111749z_1143934431_rc1c8e30b6d0_rtrmadp_3_britain-airports-britishairways.jpg A woman sleeps on a luggage trolley at Heathrow Terminal 5 in London. Photo Reuters British Airways resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday after a global computer system failure created chaos, but hundreds of passengers were still waiting for hours at London Heathrow.
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Crew rescued from fishing boat

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 07:24
Fishermen have been rescued after their boat struck trouble off the West Coast early today.
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Women united - Part 2

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:30
Photographs of slain Iranian female activists at an NGO parallel event at the Commission on the Status of Women. PHOTO: HELEN SPEIRS It was the trip of a lifetime: to New York and a seat at the United Nations as part of the 61st Commission on the Status of Women. Helen Speirs continues her insider's view in the second of this two-part series.
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A world of experience

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:30
Otago Daily Times editorial executive Helen Speirs’ two weeks at the United Nations left several main impressions. She  reflects on the experience.
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5 questions with: Kate Vercoe

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:30
PHOTO: ODT FILES Kate Vercoe is general manager of the Otago Farmers Market. 
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Tricks of the trades

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:30
Photo: Getty Images There's something about being in the presence of a plumber or builder that turns even the smartest woman into a simpering moron, Lisa Scott writes.
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Flat markets anticipated

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
New Zealand and Australian sharemarkets are expected to open and remain flat today before public holidays in both the United States and the United Kingdom.
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Perils of loans to family

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
The sad case of Warin v Warin which was decided in the High Court at Wellington on April 26 is a salutary lesson for anybody considering lending money to a family member or friend.
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Butter underpins rise in commodities

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Logs are helping lift New Zealand commodity prices. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery. New Zealand commodity prices rose across the board last week, supported by a 4% gain in dairy prices.
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Proud to leave Pukeuri plant 'in great heart'

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Retiring Alliance Group Pukeuri foreman butcher Chris McLeod (left) and plant manager Ivan Docherty. Photo: Sally Rae. As a child, Chris McLeod declared he would never get a job at the Pukeuri freezing works.
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Donated stole belonged to former policewoman

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Fur stoles were not part of the uniform when Lenore Lawrence joined the police force in 1952 - and they still are not.
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Youth orchestra entertains

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Rosalind Manowitz narrates the Dunedin Youth Orchestra's performance of Peter and the Wolf to a packed house at the Otago Boys' High School auditorium yesterday.
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Children have to wait for dental checks

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Tim Mackay. Nearly one in five primary and intermediate school children in Dunedin are up to 10 months behind in their annual dental check-ups as the Southern District Health Board struggles to cope with a lack of dentistry staff.
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Dairy robbers not very smart, witness says

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
The Balmoral Dairy in Hillside Rd, Dunedin. Photo: Gerard O'Brien. The teenagers alleged to have robbed a South Dunedin dairy with a fake pistol were not the smartest pair, says a witness who saw them loitering across the road from the shop.
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