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Sentence halved on appeal

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:03
dscf9094.jpg Margaret Kronfeld A woman who had an affair with a Dunedin businessman and later targeted the man's wife with a barrage of emails has had her sentence almost halved.
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Reykjavik pips Auckland as greenest city getaway

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:03
Coastal Reykjavik, home to about 120,000 people, has some 410 square metres of greenery per inhabitant, boosted by its large national parks. Photo: Getty Images Iceland's small, snowy capital, Reykjavik, has been crowned the greenest city for travellers, with the most green space per head of 50 cities surveyed, a travel agency said on Tuesday (local time).
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Sex workers on skilled employment list: INZ

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:22
A sex worker or escort is defined as someone as providing clients with sexual services or social companionship. Photo: Getty Images Would-be migrants can claim valuable points as skilled sex workers or escorts, according to information on Immigration NZ's (INZ) website.
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Video: Anzac Day dawn service in Dunedin

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 10:02
Thousands turned out for the Anzac Day dawn service in Dunedin to remember those who fought and died in World War 1 and in conflicts since.
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Kiwis escape burning bus at Gallipoli

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:36
The bus was fully engulfed in flames. Photo: Laura Smith A bus load of Australian and New Zealand tourists have had a terrifying journey to Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli after their bus caught fire.
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Kiwis flock to Anzac services around NZ

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 09:26
Defence personal and War Veterans take part in Anzac Day commemorations at Auckland War Memorial Museum. Photo: Getty Images This morning thousands have commemorated 103 years since the landing at Gallipoli of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps troops at dawn services around the country.
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Liverpool take big step towards final

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:46
Mohamed Salah celebrates a goal with team mates during Liverpool's 5-2 win in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal against AS Roma. Photo: Getty Images Liverpool has taken a big step towards the Champions League final.
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Biting ban for Bulls prop

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:26
Pierre Schoeman. Photo: Getty Images The Bulls will be without prop Pierre Schoeman when they face the Highlanders on Sunday morning.
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Queenstown RSA president 'very proud'

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:18
Gen Numaguchi, of Queenstown, performed the Last Post. Photo: Tracey Roxburgh Queenstown RSA president Lyall McGregor told hundreds gathered for the Anzac Day dawn service he was "very, very proud of the town here and the support they've shown us".
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Squire to miss further six weeks

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:11
liam_squire_2.jpg Highlanders flanker Liam Squire will miss a further six weeks with a broken thumb. Photo: Getty Images Liam Squire is set to miss a further six weeks.
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Habana to retire at end of season

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:50
Bryan Habana celebrates the second of two tries for the Springboks in a famous performance against Argentina in the 2007 World Cup semifinal. Photo: Getty Images South Africa's World Cup-winning winger Bryan Habana is to retire at the end of the season after failing to recover from injury.
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Phoenix not for sale: Morrison

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:40
Phoenix captain Roy Krishna with the ball against the Newcastle Jets. Photo: Getty Images Wellington Phoenix Chairman Rob Morrison has refuted claims he wants to sell the club's A-League license.
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Otago marks Anzac Day

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:29
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher and Waitaki District Council chief executive Fergus Power lay wreathes at the base of Oamaru's World War 1 memorial in Lower Thames St. PHOTO: DANIEL BIRCHFIELD More than 1000 people, including scores of children and young people, gathered under clear skies in cool, calm conditions for Oamaru's Anzac Day dawn service at the World War 1 memorial.
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Anzac Day dawn service in Dunedin

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 06:51
_gob2758.jpg The dawn service was held at Queens Gardens this morning. Photo: Gerard O'Brien A big crowd has turned out to attend the dawn service at the Cenotaph this Anzac Day in Dunedin.
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Bicultural showcase

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Toitu Nga Wahine — a bicultural showcase of fashion and tikanga Ngai Tahu is being held as part of this year’s iD Fashion Week. Brittany Pooley takes a look at what is in store and its significance to New Zealand Fashion.
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Open day for goat farmers

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Whitestone Boer Goat Stud owners Owen and Annette Booth are hosting an open day on their Milton property later this month.
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Galloway home to many animals

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Victoria Bonham, of Galloway, near Alexandra, has a flock of assorted ducks and chickens, some of which were rescued, and some of which were born and bred on the lifestyle block. PHOTO: YVONNE O’HARA Victoria Bonham fosters rescue animals, but often they make themselves at home and never leave.
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`Incredible' amount raised

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Visiting from Caboolture, Australia, and enjoying the Greenfield Tavern's Valley Roar hunting and fishing competition weigh-in day in Clydevale on Sunday are cousins (from left) Mace Pain (7), Baxter Owen (5, of Kaitangata), Indi Pain (5), Phoenix Manning (14, back), River Pain (3), and Bradley Pain, formerly of Kaitangata and now of Caboolture. The Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust and the Clutha Valley swimming pool upgrade will benefit from half the $11,500 raised during the three-day Greenfield Tavern's Valley Roar hunting and fishing competition.
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Crop contest on again

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Rabobank Central Otago Winter Feed Competition organisers Barry Murphy (left) and Paul McCarthy, both of Alexandra, are encouraging farmers to enter the crop competition as money raised from entry fees and auction will go towards buying a defibrillator for Dunstan Hospital. PHOTO: YVONNE O'HARA Central Otago farmers do not even need a crop to enter this year's Rabobank Central Otago winter feed competition.
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Sites showing signs of improved water quality

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:00
Southlanders deserve a pat on the back, as river quality trends released last week are improving.
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