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Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:45
PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Following the sorrowful scenes at the bus hub on Thursday afternoon there have been many tears and many questions.
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‘Taxing’ wait for inquest finally over

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:30
The late Sophia Crestani’s parents, Bede Crestani and Elspeth McMillan, outside the Dunedin courthouse yesterday. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Sophia Crestani’s parents say the inquest into their daughter’s death has been a long time coming.
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Crowded House coming

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:20
Crowded House. PHOTO: GUY WILLIAMS Crowded House will play in the Dunedin Town Hall on Tuesday, November 12.
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Memorial at bus hub shows community’s fears and grief

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:10
Pupils pay tribute to Enere Mclaren-Taana, 16, who was fatally stabbed at the Dunedin bus hub on Thursday. PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN It was almost business as usual except, at bus stop B. Reporter Tim Scott visited an unusually quiet Dunedin bus hub after school yesterday.
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Traffic delay at bluff

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:00
Maintenance work continues at Nevis Bluff. PHOTO: SUPPLIED There will be an one-hour delay between Cromwell and Queenstown on State Highway 6 next Wednesday as blasting occurs on Nevis Bluff.
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Council to reconsider proposed rent increase

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:00
Rental increases for Dunedin community housing tenants could be softened after opposition to proposed double-digit percentage increases.
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‘Greenstone door’ open for Treaty discussion and better understanding

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:00
Historian and theologian Dr Alistair Reese is touring the country to speak on the Pākehā perspective on the Treaty of Waitangi and the role of the church. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Learning about the history of the Parihaka attack moved a Pākehā academic so deeply he devoted his studies to better understanding te ao Māori.
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Police catch up with speeding convoy

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:00
Police stopped a speeding gang convoy near Andersons Bay Cemetery yesterday afternoon. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Several arrests took place after a gang convoy sped through the suburbs of Dunedin yesterday.
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In unison . . .

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:00
PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH The New Zealand Sweet Adelines harmonise as they perform an a capella massed sing in the Octagon yesterday evening.
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Critical statement ‘highly unusual’

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 06:00
David Benson-Pope. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED A city councillor says it is highly unusual, and unacceptable, a statement critical of him was issued by council staff this week.
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ODT quiz: May 25

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 05:30
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Balancing act beckons for Budget

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 05:30
Finance Minister Nicola Willis and her Associate Minister Chris Bishop share a lighthearted moment in the debating chamber. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Crafting her debut Budget has been all about striking a balance, Finance Minister Nicola Willis tells Otago Daily Times political editor Mike Houlahan.
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Care takes more than a roof over one’s head

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 05:15
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Focus to thank for Blis’ turnaround

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:45
Blis Technologies is back in the black, thanks to what the company says is a more focused approach.
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Child sex offender breached supervision order 22 times

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:45
Kristian Glanville (aka Christopher Roche) was yesterday sentenced in the Dunedin District Court to 19 months’ imprisonment for his 22nd breach of an extended supervision order. PHOTO: FELICITY DEAR A child sex offender has ironically breached an order condition he says he requested, a court has heard.
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Promising point guard Russo-Nance gets chance to step up for Nuggets

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:30
Dontae Russo-Nance. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES The Otago Nuggets have a new man on point.
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Injuries taking toll on premiership sides

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:30
Mystics shooter, Grace Nweke, is sidelined from the ANZ Premiership with a knee injury. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES The Southern Steel are not the only ANZ Premiership team with injuries mounting up. Nearly every team has at least one player out injured — including top Silver Ferns — and most are shooters. Netball writer Kayla Hodge takes stock of the ever increasing pile of injuries after six rounds.
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Salter memorial trophy special incentive

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:30
Southern Steel shooter Grace Namana takes a shot under the pressure of Mystics defender Phoenix Karaka. Steel goal attack Georgia Heffernan (left) and Mystics defender Catherine Hall watch on. PHOTO: MICHAEL BRADLEY. There is always something a little special about playing for Georgie.
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Topper stopper for whopper hospital pile

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:30
PHOTO: GERARD O'BRIEN A construction worker seals the top of a steel pile on the Dunedin hospital in-patient site earlier this week. 
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Nareki ready to fire in key game for Landers

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:30
Highlanders winger Jona Nareki warms up during a training session at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin earlier this week. PHOTO GERARD O’BRIEN There is never a smile far from Jona Nareki’s face.
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