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Competitiveness Otago’s goal

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
It is not every day Otago teens get to rub shoulders with Manchester United or Liverpool.
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Even indoor sports affected

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
A flooded Logan Park on Saturday. Photo: Peter McIntosh. Severe weather in the region caused widespread disruption to the sporting weekend with even some indoor sports affected.
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Smith nearly ready to announce time off

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
Ben Smith. Ben Smith is set to formally announce his sabbatical over the next few days but the quarterfinal loss to the Crusaders will take a while to swallow.
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Highlanders outmuscled and outmanoeuvred

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
Aaron Smith. Everything that could have gone wrong did go wrong for the Highlanders in Christchurch on Saturday night.
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‘I’ll be back’ — Brown not finished

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
Tony Brown. Tony Brown wants to come back and coach the Highlanders and he is backing next year’s coaching regime.
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Vehicles hit ice, slide into ditch

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
Freezing conditions meant  a slippery start for motorists across Dunedin yesterday.
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Woman injured in peninsula crash

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
A woman was seriously injured when a truck and car crashed on Otago Peninsula yesterday.
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Breeder’s ambition a home-town win

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 06:01
Dunedin’s Phillip Hill with Sarsha in the Drill Hall at Oamaru on Saturday, at the Oamaru Poultry, Pigeon & Canary Show. Photo: Shannon Gillies. All Dunedin’s Phillip Hill wants to do is bring the national Poultry, Pigeon and Canary Show to Dunedin and crow about a national win in his class.
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Southern, Harbour in final

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 17:37
Southern and Habour will contest the Dunedin premier rugby final after winning their semifinals at Hancock Park this afternoon.
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Venezuelan's opposition calls new strike

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 16:36
2017-07-22t215053z_1104425473_rc18ec5d4f30_rtrmadp_3_venezuela-politics.jpg Riot security forces clash with demonstrators rallying against President Nicolas Maduro's government in Caracas in Saturday. Photo: Reuters Venezuela's opposition called a two-day national strike against President Nicolas Maduro after another day of violent clashes on Saturday where the injured included a violinist famous for his musical protests.
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Trump declares 'complete power to pardon'

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 16:11
2017-07-22t154525z_1893017213_rc18acb74300_rtrmadp_3_usa-trump.jpg Donald Trump's comment about pardons, tucked into an attack on the media, raised the possibility that he was considering his options if the investigations don't turn out the way he hopes. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump declared on Saturday that he has "complete power to pardon," as his administration confronts ongoing investigations of possible ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia.
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Princes share memories of Diana in new film

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 15:51
Britain's Prince William and Harry talk about the last phone call they ever had with their mother, Princess Diana, before she died, in a new documentary.
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Search continues for missing Rangiora woman

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 15:12
missing_lady.png Melissa Dalgety Police search and rescue teams, together with family and friends of missing woman Melissa Dalgety, are continuing efforts to find her on Sunday.
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Help sought for flood-hit farmers

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 13:53
Flooded farmland on the Taieri at the weekend. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery The Otago Regional Council is calling on any farmers in the wider region able to offer support to those affected by the weekend's deluge to contact Federated Farmers.
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Residents asked to watch water use

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 13:20
Residents in Waitati, Seacliff and Waikouaiti are being asked to conserve water after heavy rain affected supply systems in those areas.
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Froome says Tour getting harder

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:52
Chris Froome. Photo: Getty Images The one crumb of comfort for those desiring the yellow jersey Chris Froome will almost certainly wear to the prize-giving in Paris is that the British rider says winning the Tour de France is getting harder.
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Kolarov leaves Manchester City

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:30
kolarov.jpg Aleksandar Kolarov in action for Manchester City last season. Photo: Getty Images Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov signed a three-year deal with Serie A club Roma, the Premier League side said on Saturday.
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Grace stars, Spieth leads at Open

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:26
branden_grace.jpg Branden Grace acknowledges the crowd during his record round at the British Open. Photo: Getty Images Jordan Spieth led the British Open by three shots and Branden Grace posted the lowest score at a men's major championship in a dramatic third round at sun-kissed Royal Birkdale.
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Roads treacherous with black ice

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 11:09
black_ice_mac_bay.jpg The crash happened on Portobello Rd on Sunday morning. Photo: Peter McIntosh Police are warning motorists to remain cautious on Otago's roads as the weekend's deluge gave way to frost on Sunday.
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Lions scrape to late win

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 10:39
Ruan Ackermann of the Lions is tackled by Sharks player Andre Esterhuizen in their quarterfinal in South Africa. Photo: Getty Images Coach Johan Ackermann admitted to “grey-hair moments” as he came within two minutes of ending his tenure with the Lions on a sour note when they were forced into a late rally to beat the Sharks in in their Super Rugby quarter-final  in South Africa.
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