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'We need help': Massive rubbish cleanup too much for ratepayers

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:12
West Coast rubbish spill Photo: Facebook / South Westland Coastal Cleanup Westland can't afford to continue paying for the cleanup of rubbish washed down the Fox River, and it needs Government help, its mayor says.
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'Those guys are heroes': Pub patrons wrestle man with loaded shotgun

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 09:05
tiki_tavern_nzme.jpg Tiki Tavern was given a thorough examination after a man "stormed" in with a shotgun. Photo: NZME A witness has described how "heroes" wrestled a loaded shotgun from a man with his finger on the trigger and how a shot was fired, narrowly missing them and other patrons at a Whangārei tavern.
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Eggcellent today but heavy showers and hail possible tomorrow

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 08:44
Get outside and enjoy the sun before it's too late.
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'I thought it was a joke': Shock at brother's mysterious death

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:47
Gevnesh Prasad was a beloved son, brother and friend. Photo: Supplied The family of Gevnesh Prasad were told not to wait for him and eat their dinner, setting some aside for when he got home. The young pilot never came home.
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'End of my presidency': Trump tried to get Mueller fired

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:29
2017-03-15t205557z_1645671909_rc177cf6d1a0_rtrmadp_3_usa-trump-autos.jpg Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 US election detailed a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether Trump committed the crime of obstruction of justice.
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ODT quiz: April 19

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 07:00
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Friday, April 19.
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Countdown on for Pike River Mine re-entry

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 04:00
The countdown is on for the Pike River Mine re-entry in three weeks' time, with the cost now set at $36 million.
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