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Nearly $84,000 spent on health group in year

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Andrew Blair. The politically-appointed group involved with the Dunedin Hospital redevelopment incurred fees and expenses of nearly $84,000 in a 12-month period, an Official Information Act response shows.
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Blood Donor Centre shifts premises

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Giving blood in Dunedin will be more comfortable for donors from this week.
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Tommy has been there, eaten that

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Jesse Bering holds his cat Tommy, who has lived with him in the United States, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Photo: Peter McIntosh. Tommy the cat has seen a thing or two.
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Act of generosity marks 150 years of Harraways

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Harraways chairman Trevor Scott (left) chats with Dunedin deputy Mayor Chris Staynes at a function celebrating the Dunedin company's 150th anniversary held at the Glenroy Auditorium on Saturday night. Photo: Gerard O'Brien Dunedin company Harraways celebrated its 150th anniversary with an act of generosity.
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Owners proud and ... loud

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Mustang owner and Southern Mustang Club event organiser Robert King, of Dunedin, shows off his 1970 Boss 302 Mustang in the Octagon on Saturday. Photo: Christine O'Connor. The power of 7500 horses disguised in chrome and alloy filled the lower Octagon on Saturday.
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Midwives' criticism sent to ministry

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
An anonymous complaint submitted by a group of midwives alleging midwifery is at a ''crisis point'' is being handled by the Ministry of Health.
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Kids go cross country

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Athletics Otago and Dunedin’s Hill City-University Athletic Club hosted the first event in the Kids Cross Country Series yesterday, at Logan Park.
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Demand for acute scans leading to long waits

Mon, 05/29/2017 - 05:28
Chris Fleming. Patients are waiting up to 272 days for an MRI scan and 210 days for a CT scan at Southern District Health Board.
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Stunning aurora in Dunedin

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 21:33
Tonight'a aurora as seen from Blackhead beach. Photo: Craig Baxter. A stunning aurora can be seen tonight in Dunedin.
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Steel extends unbeaten streak

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 16:20
2017 is shaping up as the year of the unbeaten teams in New Zealand sport.
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Two killed over anti-Muslim rant

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 15:01
2017-05-27t160923z_343891142_rc111c29d740_rtrmadp_3_usa-muslims-portland.jpg The assailant was identified as Jeremy Joseph Christian. Photo Reuters A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police say.
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Adam Blair to captain Kiwis at World Cup

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 14:39
Adam Blair speaks to the media after being announced as the new Kiwis captain in Auckland today. Photo Getty Images Adam Blair has replaced the dumped Jesse Bromwich as the New Zealand rugby league captain for this year's World Cup.
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New $16m school for Wanaka

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:17
Nikki Kaye. Photo NZ Herald About $19 million will be invested in Wanaka's school network, it has been revealed today.
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Brumbies beat Jaguares to extend lead

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:12
tom_banks_getty.jpg Tom Banks scored two quick tries for the Brumbies. Photo Getty The Brumbies have taken a major step towards winning Super Rugby's Australian conference with a 39-15 bonus-point win over the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.
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Sharks see off Stormers

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 13:04
gettyimages-689110566.jpg Stormers vice-captain Eben Etzebeth is caught by the Sharks defence. Photo Getty Images Wing Sibusiso Nkosi scored a fine solo try as the Sharks produced a colossal defensive effort to defeat the Stormers 22-10 in their Super Rugby clash at King’s Park on Saturday.
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House fire after toasties left cooking

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 12:58
A Matamata man was so tired he forgot about his dinner that he prepared and went to bed, waking up to find the house on fire.
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Southern rock pioneer Greg Allman dies

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:28
Gregg Allman performs during the "Farm Aid" concert in New York in September 2007. Photo: Reuters Gregg Allman, whose soulful vocals made the Allman Brothers Band one of rock's top acts in the 1970s with songs such as "Whipping Post," in a career also marred by tragedy and drug abuse, died on Saturday at the age of 69, his official website said.
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Fake pistol used in Dunedin dairy robbery

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:19
Two youths will appear in court tomorrow after an aggravated robbery at a South Dunedin dairy last night.
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UK threat level reduced from critical

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 09:09
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May talks with US President Donald Trump during the G7 Summit in Taormina, Sicily. May says the terrorism threat level in the UK has been reduced from critical to severe. Photo Reuters British intelligence experts no longer believe another attack is imminent after police made significant progress in their investigation into a suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday.
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Thousands hit as glitch halts BA flights

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:54
British Airways planes on the ground at Heathrow Terminal 5 in London. Photo Reuters British Airways cancelled all its flights from London's two biggest airports on Saturday after a global computer system failure caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways.
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