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Experienced hands helping Co.Starters programme

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
Polson Higgs business development manager Donna Hall, Startup Dunedin general manager Rachel Butler and Petridish co-founder Jason Lindsey. PHOTO: SUPPLIED The Dunedin programme Co.Starters, which involves participants creating a business in nine weeks, has been given backing from two experienced operators in the city.
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Oats firm rolls out charity support

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
After a rise in sales about the time of the lockdown, Dunedin oats manufacturer Harraways has found a way to give back to the community.
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Experts call for spending

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
Spend, spend and spend.
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Puppies found slaughtered, $2000 reward for information

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
A $2000 reward is on offer following the discovery of eight puppies with their throats cut in an Invercargill park.
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Legend focus of carving

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
An important aspect of Maori heritage is its intricate and detailed carvings.
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Families raise $100K for search

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
Southland man Lochie Bellerby, one of the two New Zealanders who were on the ship. PHOTO: SUPPLIED The families of New Zealand and Australian crew missing from livestock carrier Gulf Livestock 1 have raised more than $100,000 for a private search and rescue plan.
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$19.7m boost for kiwi conservation projects

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
Kiwi conservation projects are lining up for a $19.7million funding boost from the Jobs for Nature Fund.
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National Kiwi Hui chance to share ideas

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announces new funding for kiwi conservation projects at a conference in Queenstown yesterday. PHOTO: GUY WILLIAMS New Zealand’s top kiwi conservation workers are sharing ideas at the National Kiwi Hui in Queenstown.
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Man ‘treated shabbily’ by employer awarded $16K

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
A Bluff worker has been awarded $16,000 in compensation after his unjustified dismissal, saying it was demoralising, affected him deeply and caused his family suffering as a result.
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New chief executive for district council

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
The Southland District Council has appointed a new chief executive.
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Great Kereru Count on

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
A band of kereru sit in a blossom tree in Dunedin in 2015. PHOTO: MICHAEL ANDREWES Keep an eye on the sky for flying white singlets.
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Henderson hitting high notes in season leading from front

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
Taieri loosie Nick Henderson practises last night in preparation for tomorrow’s Dunedin premier club final. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Who is Nick Henderson?
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Close call but maybe Eels, just

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 04:30
University celebrate their dramatic victory over Taieri in last year's final. Photo: Gerard O'Brien A year on from an epic battle, University and Taieri will contest the premier club final again. Club rugby writer Adrian Seconi asks whether the outcome will be any different.
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Crews battle large fire on near Hanmer Springs

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 19:36
Fire crews are battling a large out-of-control fire near the Canterbury resort town of Hanmer Springs.
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Crews battle large fire on near Hanmer Springs

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 19:32
Fire crews are battling a large out-of-control fire near the Canterbury resort town of Hanmer Springs.
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Thousands of Kiwis paying too much on cell phone bill: watchdog

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 18:00
The finding has triggered the commission to send a letter to Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees telling them they should improve consumer choice by providing easier to understand comparisons between plans. Photo: Getty Images The Commerce Commission says thousands of Kiwis are paying too much for their mobile phone bill.
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Heartbroken mum speaks about losing teen son after tragic fall

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:33
Sebastian Frost, 13, suffered fatal injuries when he fell 30 metres while out for a family walk on Father's Day. Photo: Supplied A heartbroken mum has spoken out about her "kind, steady and loving" teenage son who died tragically after falling 30 metres down a hill near Kaikōura.
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New chief exec for Southland District Council

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 17:15
Southland District Council has appointed a new chief executive to lead the organisation.
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'Trust has been eroded': Meeting to discuss med school admissions

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:49
Otago University Medical Students' Association president Anu Kaw said students were distressed about the way the university had been handling the issue. Photo: Getty Images University of Otago senior leaders have agreed to meet with students who requested urgent discussions about the way students are selected for medical school, the Otago Daily Times understands.
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Mosgiel vs Uni game likely to produce finalist

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 16:25
Leading into the second to last week for the SPL top-4 fixtures, Mosgiel AFC has another home game hosting Otago University AFC.
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