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Schapelle Corby back in Australia

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:42
Schapelle Corby has arrived back in Australia, but she is yet to be sighted after her security team took media on a wild goose chase.
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Father charged after daughter swept to death

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:35
Emily Saunders. A man has been charged with the deaths of a toddler and 66-year-old who drowned when the vehicle they were in became stuck in a West Coast river.
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Hurricanes grind out win over Bulls

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:23
Hurricanes halfback TJ Perenara (R) tries to bring down the Bulls' Tiaan Schoeman. Photo Getty Images The Hurricanes are back up to second on the New Zealand conference, but they had to work hard for their 34-20 victory at Loftus.
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Arsenal sink Chelsea to claim FA Cup

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:17
Arsenal players celebrate with the trophy at the end of the match. Photo Reuters Arsenal salvaged some silverware from a traumatic season as they beat Premier League champion Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday thanks to Aaron Ramsey's late winner.
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Oracle hold early edge over Team NZ

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 08:06
gettyimages-624806394.jpg Team New Zealand lost their first race against Oracle Team USA. Photo Getty Team NZ have conceded bragging rights against America's Cup rivals Oracle Team USA, dropping their first head-to-head meeting with the holders on the first day of racing in the Louis Vuitton qualifying series off Bermuda.
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Tuppy recalls thrill of victory

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:29
Tuppy Diack holds Malcolm Price’s 1959 Lions jersey in front of his rugby team photographs. Photo: Joshua Riddiford. The British and Irish Lions roar into town next month to play the Highlanders on Tuesday, June 13, as part of their New Zealand tour. Otago has a proud history against the team, having claimed  several scalps. That includes beating the Lions in 1959. For his memories of that game and thoughts on the Highlanders’ prospects, The Star reporter Joshua Riddiford spoke to Otago winger and goal-kicker in that 1959 game, 86-year-old Tuppy Diack.
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Process begins to choose next bishop

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:29
The Rt Rev Dr Kelvin Wright stepped down as bishop of Dunedin at Easter. Photo: Star. More than 100 Anglican representatives converge on Mosgiel this weekend to start the process of appointing a new bishop of Dunedin.
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Banking on more donations

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:29
Dunedin Curtain Bank manager Tess Trotter (right) and volunteer Saravana Kumar stand in front of a pile of curtains that are in high demand. Photo: Greta Yeoman. The curtains are not closing on the Dunedin Curtain Bank just yet — but the organisation still needs more donations to tide it over, its manager says.
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‘They’re not what you call traffic savvy’

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:29
Ducks across the road. Photos: Jessica Wilson. As if duck-shooting season was not enough, some feathered friends in Portobello are waddling into more trouble, because they are not "road savvy".
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Globetrotting volunteer to retire

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:29
Travelling around the world and his role as secretary for many organisations has kept David Horne busy since he retired in 1992. Photo: Jessica Wilson. After more than 21 years, David Horne is retiring from the Volunteering Otago board.
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Dream trip to Ice

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 05:29
Landcare Research Rutherford Discovery fellow Priscilla Wehi will travel on an all-female expedition to the Antarctic next year. Photo: Gerard O'Brien. Dunedin woman Dr Priscilla Wehi will fulfil a lifelong dream when she joins an all-female expedition to the Antarctic.
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Crusaders cruise to easy win

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 00:11
Jed Brown of the Crusaders scored a try. Photo: Getty The competition was watching closely for signs of complacency from the Crusaders as they cruised to a 41-19 win against the Rebels.
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Highlanders fend off Waratahs

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 21:54
highlandersdive.jpg Rob Thompson of the Highlanders scored a try. Photo: Getty Fears that the Waratahs might break the Aussie hoodoo against NZ Super Rugby sides this season proved short-lived, as the Highlanders eased away over the second half to a 44-28 victory at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium.
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Warriors dominate depleted Broncos

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 21:42
Sam Lisone of the Warriors fended off Benji Marshall of the Broncos. Photo: Getty The Warriors have stopped the rot.
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School teams charge ahead in competition

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 19:57
John McGlashan remain unbeaten after their win against Waitaki Boys. Photo: Caswell Images John McGlashan College and King's High School remain unbeaten after five games in the Otago premier schools competition.
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Sell cannabis on regulated market: Dunne

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 19:51
jointweed.jpg Peter Dunne thinks drugs such as cannabis could be regulated under the Psychoactive Substances Act. Photo: NZ Herald Change to New Zealand's drug laws is "inevitable" - and associate health minister Peter Dunne says he's willing to lead the debate on it.
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Live updates: Highlanders v Waratahs

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 19:36
Join us for live updates of the Highlanders' Super Rugby games against the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
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A space station's view

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 18:30
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has shared a spectacular photo of the South Island as seen from space.
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Rising to the challenge

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 17:34
harbourrise.jpg Harbour edged Green Island in their match. Photo: Caswell Images. Southern is back on top of the competition standings, following a convincing 39-20 win against Taieri at Peter Johnstone Park this afternoon.
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Coach 'filthy' after Reds lose to Force

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 15:35
gettyimages-674716126.jpg Reds coach Nick Stiles. Photo Getty Angry Reds coach Nick Stiles says he will blood young players for the rest of the Super Rugby season after their feint finals hopes were extinguished by the Western Force.
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