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Robertson to have coach interview on Monday?

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:54
Scott Robertson is believed to have his interview for the All Black coaching job on Monday. Photo: Getty Images Scott Robertson is set for his moment of truth in his quest to become the next All Blacks head coach.
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ODT quiz: December 6

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:51
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Friday, December 6.
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Man shot dead by police in Kurow

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:33
A man has died after being shot by police in Kurow, North Otago late last night.
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'Bro I have a plan':Faafoi offered help in friend's immigration case

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:18
Kris Faafoi. Photo: NZ Herald Newshub has revealed that Broadcasting Minister Kris Faafoi may have breached Cabinet rules by offering to help "speed up" a friend's immigration case.
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Veteran city councillor calls for culture change

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 07:00
Senior Christchurch city councillor Yani Johanson says there is a strong need for a culture change throughout the organisation.
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First rung on property ladder getting higher

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
New valuation figures indicating the average house price is valued at more than $500,000 in Central Otago could offer further challenges for residents trying to get on the property ladder.
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Summer-level waters make for good fishing

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
For the first time this season most waters in Otago are fishable, rivers and streams have dropped rapidly over the last week due to high temperatures and wind.
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No garden variety update

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Gillian Vine appreciates a garden view through new windows. 
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Your garden: December 6

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Potatoes planted in August will be ready for Christmas dinner. Photo: ODT files Vegetables
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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Helianthemum numularium. Photo: Peter Dowden Common names can be misleading and confusing. The common name "rose" has been given to many different species of plant that are botanically unrelated to the family Rosaceae. A prime example is the winter rose or hellebore. Similarly, "rock rose" can refer to any member of the Cistaceae family which includes Cistus, Helenium and Helianthemum.
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Nine out of ten Doeschate phenomenal; rest not so much

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Ryan ten Doeschate hoicks it out of the ground against Auckland in 2014. Photo: Getty Images The major associations have agreed not to employ overseas players for the Super Smash, including Otago which has cycled through its share of imports during the past 10 years. Cricket writer Adrian Seconi looks back over the good, the bad and the somewhere in-between.
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No down time as Volts eye Super Smash

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Rob Walter Scenarios training Wednesday. Nets Thursday. A three-day camp in Queenstown next week.
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Class riders galore in action

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Hayden Roulston in coaching mode. PHOTO: DIANNE MANSON Twenty world champions from a record 44 nations will descend on Cambridge this weekend for the UCI track cycling world cup.
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NZ Sports Hall of Fame into the black

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Photo: Gregor Richardson The New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame is looking to guarantee its future but it is slow progress.
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Vink, Rush set to repeat

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Michael Vink (left) and Tim Rush put the speed on in the Pioneer race in Bannockburn yesterday.PHOTO: TIM BARDSLEY-SMITH Poor weather cut short the penultimate stage of the Pioneer race which only further handed the advantage to the defending champions.
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Veith foremost among Otago contenders

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Shay Veitch Otago's top school athletes will be looking to be among the medals in Wellington this weekend.
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Eye-care kit wins $153K grant

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
ODocs Eye Care chief executive Dr Sheng Chiong Hong in Dubai. PHOTO: SUPPLIED ODocs Eye Care, developer of a world-first smartphone kit for diagnosing potential eye illness, has won a Dubai World Expo 2020 innovation grant valued at $US100,000 ($NZ153,000).
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Report: imbue meat brands with regional character

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Record lamb prices are predicted again this season. PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN Identifying regional appellations for New Zealand red meat — much like the global wine industry — has been suggested in a report on shaping the future of the red meat sector.
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Festive effort

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON Delta gardener Sally Robinson plants one of 20 new trees on the road into Dunedin Airport, which will be decorated with Christmas lights each year to celebrate the festive season.
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Paddon to stage hill climb in Nevis area

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Hayden Paddon A new event has arrived on the motorsport calendar with talk of getting an old favourite back up and running.
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