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Indispensable classic refreshed once again

14 hours 55 min ago
This is the book that every Dunedin resident with the slightest interest in our natural world should own. Many already do.
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A city of architecture

14 hours 55 min ago
The Doulton Fountain, designed to commemorate the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 1887 along with the 1898 People's Palace, designed as a cultural centre for the people. Photos: Julie Orr-Wilson The city Charles Rennie Mackintosh helped to build is full of marvels, writes Julie Orr-Wilson. 
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The top job

14 hours 55 min ago
New Dunedin mayor Aaron Hawkins with his wife Anya Sinclair at their Port Chalmers home. Photo: PETER MCINTOSH Bruce Munro takes Aaron Hawkins for a ride to find out what makes the mayor-elect tick and  get a feel for what it will be like living in Dunedin under his youthful leadership.
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Springbok power ends Japanese fairytale

16 hours 54 min ago
Faf de Klerk crosses the line in South Africa's win over Japan in the World Cup quarterfinals. Photo: Reuters A powerful South Africa ended the hopes of millions of Japanese rugby fans when they ground down the host nation 26-3 in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final at Tokyo Stadium on Sunday.
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Wales make semis after moment of madness

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 22:46
Wales' Aaron Wainwright celebrates with team mates after the match. Photo: Reuters Wales advanced to their third World Cup semi-final when Ross Moriarty's late try gave then a 20-19 victory over a battling France team who played the last half-hour with 14 men after lock Sebastien Vahaamahina was sent off on Sunday.
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Johnson sends unsigned letter to EU asking for Brexit delay

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 21:15
UK PM Boris Johnson sent a total of three letters to the President of the EC, Donald Tusk. Photo: Reuters Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union requesting a delay to Britain's exit from the bloc but added another note in which he explained that he did not want a "deeply corrosive" Brexit extension.
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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika quits

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 19:54
Michael Cheika hugs Wallabies captain Michael Hooper after their loss to England in the World Cup quarterfinals. Photo: Getty Images Michael Cheika has confirmed he won't seek re-appointment as Wallabies coach following their failure at the Rugby World Cup.
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Person forced to ring for help after jewellery gets stuck

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 19:26
Fire Emergency New Zealand paid a visit to St Kilda this evening to remove a particularly tight piece of jewellery.
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Chile army declares curfew amid widespread unrest

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 18:17
Demonstrators burn objects as they barricade a road during a protest against the government in Valparaiso, Chile. Photo: Reuters The Chilean military declared a night-time curfew in the capital on Saturday and President Sebastian Pinera announced he would freeze an unpopular public transport policy, as the government struggled to tackle widespread unrest in the streets over fare hikes.
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Silver Ferns claim another thrilling victory over Australia

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 18:00
Ameliaranne Ekenasio of the Silver Ferns reaches for the ball under pressure from Courtney Bruce of Australia. Photo: Getty Images The Silver Ferns are one step closer to gracing their trophy cabinet with the Constellation Cup.
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All Black flanker set to miss semifinal

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 17:59
Matt Todd will miss the World Cup semifinal after injuring his shoulder against Ireland. Photo: Getty Images All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, still enjoying a special performance from his team and also one of his horses yesterday, has revealed that Matt Todd dislocated his shoulder before the World Cup and that after receiving a knock on the same joint during his team's big quarter-final victory over Ireland the flanker is set to miss the semifinal against England.
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All Black flanker set to miss semifinal

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 17:54
Matt Todd will miss the World Cup semifinal after injuring his shoulder against Ireland. Photo: Getty Images All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, still enjoying a special performance from his team and also one of his horses yesterday, has revealed that Matt Todd dislocated his shoulder before the World Cup and that after receiving a knock on the same joint during his team's big quarter-final victory over Ireland the flanker is set to miss the semifinal against England.
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Silver Ferns claim another thrilling victory over Australia

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 17:16
Ameliaranne Ekenasio of the Silver Ferns reaches for the ball under pressure from Courtney Bruce of Australia. Photo: Getty Images The Silver Ferns are one step closer to gracing their trophy cabinet with the Constellation Cup.
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Trump cancels plans at host G7 at his resort

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 17:11
US President Donald Trump had come under fire for choosing to host the G7 Summit at one of his resorts. Photo: Getty Images US President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain.
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Three car crash near Lumsden leaves four injured

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 16:52
A three car crash near Lumsden this afternoon has left four people injured and partially blocked State Highways 6 and 97.
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Wintry blast on way for South

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 15:29
It might be time to drag the winter woollies out for part of this week. Photo: Getty Images Brace yourselves - it looks like there is still a touch of winter in the air.
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Wintry blast on way for South

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 15:25
It might be time to drag the winter woollies out for part of this week. Photo: Getty Images Brace yourselves - it looks like there is still a touch of winter in the air.
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Police investigating 'serious' assault

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 15:09
Police are investigating after a person was seriously injured after a reported assault in Dunedin.
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NZ bid to become first dark sky nation

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 15:03
The Milky Way over the Southern Alps. Photo: Getty Images Becoming the world's first dark sky country could be a boon for small communities and encourage more visitors to travel outside peak season.
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Coach 'heartbroken' as Ireland dream dies

Sun, 10/20/2019 - 14:53
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said he was heartbroken after his dream of leading them to a first ever World Cup semi-final was torn to shreds by a devastating New Zealand performance in Tokyo.
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