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Dunedin case prompts warning to landlords

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:59
A warning to check properties has been issued to landlords, who own more than 600,000 residences throughout New Zealand.
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Olympic gymnasts allege abuse by team doctor

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:56
Alexandra Raisman of USA competes on the beam during the women's team final in Artistic Gymnastics at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo: Reuters Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, pleaded guilty in a Michigan court on Wednesday (local time) to seven counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
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Ashes build-up almost over

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:39
steve_smith_joe_root_ashes.jpg Steve Smith (left) and Joe Root with the urn prior to today's Ashes first test. Photo: Getty Images The war of words that has added spice to the lead-up to cricket's oldest enduring test series will give way to genuine hostilities today.
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'The people have spoken,' - Zimbabwe's new leader

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:36
zimbabwecrowd.jpg Supporters of Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa await his arrival in Harare. Photo: Reuters Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday (local time) that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.
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O'Gara heading to Crusaders

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:29
ronan_ogara.jpg Ronan O'Gara. Photo: Getty Images It's official. Irish great Ronan O'Gara is heading to the Crusaders as backs coach next year.
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Black Sticks stun Argentina

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:20
stacey_michelsen.jpg Black Sticks co-captain Stacey Michelsen. Photo: Getty Images They hadn't won a game in pool play but New Zealand saved their best until sudden death was staring at them in the quarterfinals of the Sentinel Homes World Hockey League at North Harbour last night.
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Joint bid tipped to rival Sky for All Blacks

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:11
all_blacks_haka_2017.jpg Could the All Blacks have a new television broadcaster within the next three years. Photo: Getty Images A Spark and TVNZ consortium could bid for rights to New Zealand Rugby fixtures when they are renewed after the 2020 season.
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Are Wales really trying to evolve?

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:57
Warren Gatland. Photo: Getty Images There's an element of foxing, with Warren Gatland attempting to take heat off his under-pressure team, but it does appear Wales are attempting to evolve.
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Qualifying format may aid game in NZ

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:41
isaac_fotu.jpg Tall Blacks forward Isaac Fotu. Photo: Getty Images A tougher road to the World Cup begins tonight, although that should be a good thing for basketball in New Zealand.
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Kiwi conservationist attacked in Brazil

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 05:00
1ptbthune.jpg Pete Bethune. Photo supplied via NZ Herald A Kiwi conservationist is recovering in Brazil after being attacked and stabbed by two men.
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More business courses for rural women planned

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Business development programmes for women involved in sheep and beef farming are expanding to new locations next year.
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$1000 cadetship for Briar

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Briar Swanson is congratulated by South Canterbury North Otago Deer Farmers Trust member Keith Orange (right) after the trust provided her with financial assistance to go towards her time as a cadet at Coleridge Downs Training Farm. Photo: Supplied Briar Swanson has landed a cadetship, giving her farming career a welcome boost.
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Back after making big break

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Loosing the use of an arm for a couple of months really tested painter Jasmine Middlebrook’s fortitude, she tells Rebecca Fox.
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Bringing words to life

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Guitarist Matthew Marshall is looking forward to performing in Dunedin. Photo: Supplied Performing his latest work in Dunedin for the first time is quite fitting, Matthew Marshall, one of New Zealand’s leading classical guitarists, tells Rebecca Fox.
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Art Seen: November 23

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
In this week's Art Seen, James Dignan looks at exhibitions from Hamish Horsley, Glen Hayward, and Aiko Robinson.
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Hope can be found - a brushstroke at a time

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Photo: Getty Images/Alistair Berg Four years ago, I was a skinny, struggling teenager in my first year of university. I hated what I was studying, where I was living, and who I was as a person.
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Something does not add up

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
By our calculations this is the second consecutive year a National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) mathematics exam has caused huge consternation among pupils, teachers and parents over its level of difficulty.
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Hindenburg line broken

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
The latest types of Italian submarine chasers at Durazzo. - Otago Witness, 14.11.1917. The whole of the Hindenburg line has been broken to a depth of between four and five miles. The British are advancing on a wide front. Marcoing (five miles south-west of Cambrai, on the road to Peronne) is captured, and the whole of the canal line.
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Recycling park upgrade 'in nick of time'

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Waitaki Resource Recovery Trust manager Dave Clare says the $280,000 redevelopment of the Oamaru resource recovery park, now under way, comes at a time when 1000 more cars a month are using the park. Photo: Hamish MacLean The Waitaki Resource Recovery Park's $285,000 redevelopment has begun ''in the nick of time'', manager Dave Clare says.
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Water plan change sessions being held

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 04:30
Minimum flow and water allocation limits are on the way for the Clutha, Kawarau and Hawea rivers.
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