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PM's name misspelled on Dunedin South plaque

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:42
The plaque that had Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's name misspelled. Photo: Linda Robertson Clare Curran is lucky Jacinda Ardern has a sense of humour.
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Sentence for paedophile not enough, victim says

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 17:19
Darryl Smith. Photo: Gerard O'Brien A Dunedin man who was sexually abused by a Catholic brother when he was six says a 33-year-jail sentence for the paedophile is not long enough.
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Trump blasts Oprah over '60 Minutes' episode

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:36
Oprah Winfrey. Photo Reuters US President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS's 60 Minutes program and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.
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Dame Kiri to sell art collection

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:02
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Photo: Getty Images Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is selling her prestigious collection of artwork.
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More banks to scrap ATM fees

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:01
Kiwibank has similarly dropped the $1 charge, but this will only be effective from 15 April. Photo: ODT Following yesterday's announcement that ANZ and Westpac would discontinue fees on other banks' automatic teller machines, ASB, Kiwibank and BNZ have now taken similar steps.
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Liam Reid fails to stop documentary

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:34
Liam Reid (right) is serving a life sentence with a 23-year minimum non parole period for murder and rape. Image: NZ Herald Convicted rapist and murderer Liam Reid has failed in a bid to stop a television production company screening a documentary-style show about his crimes.
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Ko drops out of world top 10

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:15
Lydia Ko. Photo: Getty Images An inexorable slide down the world rankings continues for Lydia Ko, who now can't even call herself a top-10 golfer.
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$250k in damage from honeymooner's West Coast crash

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:09
A honeymooning tourist who wreaked at least $250,000 in damage from a massive power surge when he ran into a power pole near Te Taho three weeks ago has pleaded guilty to careless driving.
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Wigan stun Man City in FA Cup

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:44
Wigan Athletic’s Dan Burn celebrates with fans on the pitch after the match. Photo: Reuters Manchester City were sensationally knocked out of the FA Cup by third-tier Wigan Athletic who beat the 10-man Premier League leaders 1-0 on Monday in a stunning fifth round upset with a late goal by their talisman Will Grigg.
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Kiwis lost $10m to online scams last year

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:30
Netsafe chief executive Martin Cocker says the reported losses are just the tip of the iceberg. Photo: Getty Images An eye-watering $10.1 million was lost by vulnerable Kiwis to online scams and fraud last year.
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Protests at Ardern's Dunedin visit

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
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Dunedin celebrates Year of the Dog

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
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Highlanders hoping for hometown glory

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
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Ewes fetch good prices at Sheffield fair

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
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Airbnb engages in video war with QLDC

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 12:00
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Otago won't escape Gita

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:29
Heavy rain is now expected to hit North Otago and a severe weather watch is in place for Dunedin as Cyclone Gita barrels towards New Zealand.
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Floating rubbish bin catching on

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 10:58
Two Australian surfers have inventeda rubbish bin for the sea and, after finding success in Europe, will bring the ‘‘you-beaut’’ creation Down Under.
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