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Dunedin rugby club refuses to leave company grounds

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:11
eight_col_david_dick_rnz.jpg David Dick at Harbour Rugby Club's Port Chalmers clubrooms. Photo: RNZ Dunedin fertiliser company Ravensdown wants Harbour Rugby Club to look for another place to play. But the club says rugby has been at Moller Park for 130 years and is refusing to budge. RNZ's Max Towle enters the scrum.
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Lentjes staying put with Highlanders

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:43
james_lentjes_0.jpg Highlanders flanker James Lentjes at training yesterday at Forsyth Barr Stadium. In behind is lock Jackson Hemopo. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON After all the defections, the Highlanders have scored a win in the recruitment department.
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Two million turn out for Toronto victory parade

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:28
toronto_raptors_championship_parade.jpg The Toronto Raptors make their way through the crowded streets of Toronto at their NBA championship victory parade. Photo: Getty Images Around two million Toronto Raptors fans lined the streets of downtown Toronto.
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Black Caps 'mentally weak': Phehlukwayo

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:12
andile_phehlukwayo_1.jpg South African all rounder Andile Phehlukwayo celebrates taking a wicket against Bangladesh earlier at the World Cup. Photo: Getty Images Their Cricket World Cup history hardly provides proof, but South Africa are already claiming the mental edge ahead of their showdown with the Black Caps.
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'Frustrated' at Adams' lack of communication

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:03
steven_adams_jonas_valanciunas.jpg New Zealand centre Steven Adams posts up for the Oklahoma City Thunder against the Memphis Grizzlies' Lithuanian centre Jonas Valanciunas. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand's basketball boss has taken a thinly-veiled swipe at Steven Adams and his representative after the NBA superstar's latest snub of the Tall Blacks.
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NZ U20 upset by Wales

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:56
etene_nanai-seturo_new_zealand_under_20.jpg Etene Nanai-Seturo is tackled by Ben Warren in New Zealand's loss to Wales this morning at the under-20 Rugby World Cup. Photo: Getty Images The New Zealand under-20 side will record their worst ever finish at the Under 20 World Championships.
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Motorcyclist, cow killed in crash

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:32
A motorbike rider and a cow are dead after a crash near the Coromandel, in the North Island.
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Shakib steers Bangladesh to win over Windies

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:29
2019-06-17t152442z_599760704_rc136e9daf70_rtrmadp_3_cricket-worldcup-win-bgd.jpg Shakib Al Hasan hits out on his way to a century against the West Indies. Photo: Reuters Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan scored his second century in as many World Cup matches and Liton Das cracked an unbeaten 94 as they thumped twice champions West Indies by seven wickets on Monday.
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China 'won't let Lam step down'

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:02
2019-06-17t102516z_2103328285_rc138cc79310_rtrmadp_3_hongkong-extradition-lam.jpg Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters Beijing will not let Hong Kong's leader, Carrie Lam, step down even if she wanted to, a senior city government official close to her said, adding that a divisive extradition law she delayed on the weekend was effectively withdrawn.
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Snap brings snow, more cold to come

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:32
Parts of Central Otago sat under a dusting of snow yesterday, as a winter snap brought picture postcard scenery and motorist warnings.
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Concern at strain on housing

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:31
Housing New Zealand apartments in Maitland St will be completely renovated, starting later this year. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Extensive upgrading of dilapidated Housing New Zealand blocks in Dunedin is being welcomed by tenants, but the temporary relocation of the 25 residents could strain the city's growing demand for social housing.
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Otago-Southland services index declines

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Virginia Nicholls Otago-Southland has stood out as a regional "weak spot'' in the latest BNZ- BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index.
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Contact Energy chief executive to leave

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Dennis Barnes. Contact Energy chief executive Dennis Barnes is to leave the business early next year.
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Timing of electricity use on farms being explored

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Intensive irrigated farms can be high users of electricity. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Adjustments in the timing of electricity use, possibly realising financial benefits for farmers, are being explored in an Otago-led research project.
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Harsh, gruelling, awesome

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Laguna Colorada, created in 1973 mainly to protect flamingo and vicuna, covers around 7.5 hectares. PHOTOS: ELEANOR HUGHES Eleanor Hughes has an unforgettable experience travelling across the Bolivian Altiplano.
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Chair of history at Otago

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Mr Jones's brick and pipe-making works, with the town of Milton in the background. - Otago Witness, 18.6.1919 The establishment of a chair of history at Otago University, the necessary financial arrangements having now been completed, will be an event which all who are interested in education in this community should hail with satisfaction.
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Keeping it in the family

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Families - can't live with them, can't live without them.
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Success for NZ women but men thumped

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
Thomas Briels There was a demoralising loss and a commanding win for the Blacks Sticks teams in their latest games in the FIH Pro league yesterday.
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Call for ideas on collection

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is asking for ideas on how visitor numbers and accommodation data can be collected in future.
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Decision clears way for appeal, mediation

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:30
A second Environment Court decision has cleared the way for mediation or the hearing of an appeal over a dispute between neighbours over helicopter flights from a Queenstown billionaire's property.
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