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ODT quiz: February 17

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Monday, February 17.
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Big load to carry, but couple pulls together

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Southland couple Lisa and Brett Heslip share a love of the sport of tractor pull. PHOTOS: STEPHEN JAQUIERY They say the couple that plays together, stays together.
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Waste not want not

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Zero waste could well be the mantra of Southfields Group.
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South’s inventors and tinkerers come up with the goods

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
"Like a bath bomb" — except for cattle, not humans.
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Working to nurture rural wellbeing

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
It's been a tough time to be a farmer in the South.
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Fitzgibbon churns out another century for Marist

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Southland cricket clubs Marist, Waikoikoi, and Old Boys all earned the competition points in round 11 of the one-day Premier League on Saturday.
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Albion squeaks in, Valley streaks home

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Albion 169 beat Carisbrook-Dunedin 157
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Union maintains its lead

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Union maintained its Borton Cup lead in Oamaru club cricket when it defeated Valley by eight wickets.
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Owaka extends its lead with eight-wicket win; Stingers eye finals spot

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
The Owaka Bandits extended their lead at the top of the points table with a eight-wicket win over the Kai Kings at the Royal Landfill in Kaitangata.
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Three big wins in weekend’s action

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Blackstone Hill 188 for four beat Cromwell 93 for nine
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Something’s on the horizon

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Construction of the MetService's new weather radar is to begin on Lamb Hill this week. Photo: Supplied Good things take time, they used to say in those wonderful Mainland Cheese television ads. If that is the case, the confirmation MetService is finally about to begin work on Otago’s weather radar unit is very good news indeed.
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Home-town hero wins Challenge

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Radka Kahlefeldt, of the Czech Republic, is all smiles after winning the Challenge Wanaka women’s grade on Saturday.PHOTO: KERRIE WATERWORTH Wanaka home-town favourite Braden Currie blitzed the course at the Challenge Wanaka at the weekend, winning the race for a second consecutive year.
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Racers tested by variety

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Team Vino members (from left) Alice Lovelock, Rachel Henderson, Kirsten Mavor, all of Wanaka, and Amy Heenan, of Mossburn, compete across farmland near Chatto Creek during the Spirited Women All Women's Adventure Race on Saturday morning. PHOTO: ALEXIA JOHNSTON Variety was the order of the day at the Spirited Women All Women’s adventure race in Central Otago on Saturday.
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School triathlon champs welcome addition to event

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Potential New Zealand Olympic mixed triathalon team relay event competitors converged on Wanaka over the weekend as part of the New Zealand Secondary School Triathlon Championships.
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Reducing ship noise an engineering feat

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Marshall Day Acoustics consultant Craig Fitzgerald on board Rio de Janiero, where he is measuring noise from the boom of the wharf crane, 30m from the auxiliary engine exhaust. Photo: Brian Corson Logistics company Maersk has spoken about the engineering exercise behind silencing a fleet of Rio Class vessels visiting Port Chalmers.
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Donee status no done deal

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Feeling generous and thinking of making a donation to a good cause in the knowledge that the Government will effectively fund 33% of it by way of that nice tax credit?
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Dunedin Wisp growing fast in the South

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Unifone contracts manager Glenn Hutton (left) with technician John Gillespie. Photo: Supplied Unifone contracts manager Glenn Hutton spent three days in Waimumu, outside Gore, last week, talking to Southland and Otago farmers about their broadband options.
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Pope’s Amazon decision may demean other priests

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Pope Francis has refused to allow married men to be ordained as priests in the Amazon. PHOTO: REUTERS Did Pope Francis acquiesce to conservatives on married priests? It sure looks like it, writes Michael McGough. 
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The truth is the truth often needs our effort to uncover

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
Donald Trump. IMAGE: MATT PATCHETT OK, which one of you is the truth?, asks Gina Barreca. 
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Travel restrictions an overreaction

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 04:30
The overreaction to coronavirus is doing China no favours, writes Chinese Consul General Wang Zhijian. 
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