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Plans for inclusive adventure park in city

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
Cherie McConville who is doing a doctorate in Business Administration and is looking to develop an adventure hub in Dunedin. Photo: Linda Robertson Young or old, fit or sedentary, and mobile or not - a University of Otago doctoral student is planning an outdoor adventure hub for the city for people from all backgrounds.
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Pupils call for climate declaration

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
St Gerard's School pupils (from left) Lydia Sanders (13), Imojen Constable (13), Olivia Dyson (12), Angus Hanning (12), and Cait Shea (12) make a presentation to the Central Otago District Council asking councillors to declare a climate emergency. Photo: Pam Jones Central Otago district councillors will consider whether to declare a climate emergency after getting a nudge from Alexandra school children.
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Rough weather delays arrival of dredge

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
The Port Otago dredge New Era works in Otago Harbour. Photo: ODT files Recent rough weather has continued to delay dredging at Oamaru Harbour.
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Hundreds of poplars to be culled; NZTA rules out replanting

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
Poplar tree felling along State Highway 6 near Cromwell earlier this week. Photo: Adam Burns About a third of poplars near Cromwell are to be permanently lost as the NZ Transport Agency continues a cull of the prominent trees along State Highway 6.
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Welcoming face of 'ODT' for 50 years

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
Fifty years on, Dawn Murphy is still a welcoming face at the Oamaru Otago Daily Times office. Photo: Rebecca Ryan Fifty years ago, 17-year-old Dawn Murphy passed her interview with flying colours and started a job at the Otago Daily Times North Otago office.
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A smorgasbord for connoisseurs of local sport

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
What to do, what to do, what to do ... first?
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Otago not dwelling on Shield defence

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
Ben Herring. Otago does not have to look far for motivation today.
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Stags in with a shot: Hewett

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
Dave Hewett Southland coach Dave Hewett knows how much Otago will not want to lose today.
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Coming home - via Wellington, Auckland, Sweden

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:30
Joel Stevens Joel Stevens is coming home.
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Killer stalked Melbourne comedian for 5km before attack

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 20:23
Jaymes Todd says his rape and murder of aspiring Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon didn't go as he planned.
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The South Today bulletin: Friday, August 16

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 19:50
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Suspicious approach to child in Roslyn

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 19:25
Police are investigating a reported suspicious approach to a child near a Dunedin supermarket by a man in a van this afternoon. 
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Shearing shed ablaze near Oamaru

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 19:07
Fire crews are battling a blaze in a large shearing shed about 10km north of Oamaru this evening.
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Sri Lanka end first innings with small lead

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 18:48
The first test is between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was in the balance at lunch on day three.
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Christchurch fatal hit-and-run suspect arrested

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 18:04
Liam Strickland. Photo: NZ Police A suspected hit-and-run driver has been arrested nine days after he allegedly fatally hit a pedestrian in Christchurch.
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Portobello properties without water

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:56
Properties in the Portobello area are currently without water due to a burst pipe near Broad Bay.
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Threats against truckie who ran red light, killing two

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:01
A truck driver who ran a red light in Christchurch and killed two people and injured three more was threatened in court as he pleaded guilty today.
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Shots fired near Auckland mosque: worshipper

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:58
A worshipper at the Pakuranga mosque in Auckland has reported seeing armed police firing six to seven shots as people left after Friday prayers.
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Creaming it: Spierings paid $43m by Fonterra

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:46
theo_spierings_5655666b4d_0.jpg Theo Spierings was Fonterra chief executive for seven years. Photo: ODT files Fonterra's former chief executive Theo Spierings pocketed $43 million in his time in the job, based on a new payment disclosure from the embattled dairy company after NZ Herald inquiries.
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Former All Black halfback Bruce Deans dies

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:24
bruce_deans_herald.jpg Bruce Deans. Photo: NZ Herald/file Former All Blacks and Canterbury halfback Bruce Deans has died aged 58, after a battle with cancer.
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