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Ready to run the Routeburn

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 10:00
The Routeburn valley lookout. PHOTO: ARCHIVE Four hundred hardy runners are prepping to compete in one of New Zealand’s most iconic events this weekend.
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Firey’s legacy lives on

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 10:00
Arrowtown firey Alex Holden’s the first recipient of ‘The Jimmy’, named after the late James ‘Jimmy’ Shaw. PHOTO: TODD WEEKS Arrowtown fire station is ensuring the memory of its longest-serving volunteer lives on.
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‘When will our businesses catch a break?’

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 10:00
Queenstown Business Chamber of Commerce CEO Sharon Fifield. PHOTO: ARCHIVE One step forward, three steps back.
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Fatal ram attack victims named

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:46
Police at the scene on Anzac Valley Rd in rural Waitākere. Photo: RNZ A rural couple believed to have been killed by a rogue ram have been named as Alfred Helge Hansen and Gaye Carole Hansen.
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Victims of fatal ram attack named

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:37
Police at the scene on Anzac Valley Rd in rural Waitākere. Photo: RNZ A rural couple believed to have been killed by a rogue ram have been named as Alfred Helge Hansen and Gaye Carole Hansen.
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Taps flowing again in Kurow

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:36
Waitaki District District Council says the only area without water should be within the red circled area around Bowan street. Photo: Waitaki District Council Water is starting to flow again in Kurow after a break in the mains drained the reservoir overnight.
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More solar farms proposed for Canterbury

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:26
Lightyears Solar Ltd co-founders Matt Shanks (left) and Sean Toban. Photo: Supplied by Lightyears Solar Ltd Canterbury could soon be lit up with solar farms.
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Pair to be sentenced for Angela Blackmoore murder

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:25
Rebecca Wright-Meldrum and David Hawken will be sentenced in Christchurch today for the murder of Angela Blackmoore (inset). Photos: NZ Herald/Supplied Two people will today be sentenced for their role in the brutal murder of pregnant Christchurch woman Angela Blackmoore in 1995.
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William back to public duties

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:12
Prince William helps out in the kitchen during a visit to Surplus to Supper, a food redistribution charity, in Sunbury-on-Thames, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters Prince William has returned to public duties for the first time since his wife Catherine revealed she is undergoing preventative chemotherapy for cancer.
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Opportunity to try indoor bowls available

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:00
PHOTO: ALLIED PRESS FILES Keeping active and occupied can be challenging during winter, but the Central Otago Indoor Bowls Association may have a solution.
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No lots sold in stage 4 of Dunstan Park

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:00
Signs advertise plots for sale in Dunstan Park amid low demand for houses in the subdivision.PHOTO: RUBY SHAW An insecure housing market is driving a lack of sales at an Alexandra subdivision.
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Stadium to get quantity survey

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:00
Vincent Community Board members and staff hold a site meeting on court at Molyneux Stadium, in Alexandra. PHOTO: SUPPLIED A stadium which has served the Alexandra community for more than 50 years is one step closer to fully meeting building standards.
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Opinion: Seasonal changes teach us to reflect

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:00
Kusitina Colailgo. PHOTO: ODT FILES Ni sa bula vinaka, Talofa lava, Fakalofa Lahi atu, Malo e lelei, Mauri, Halo olgeta and a warm Pacific greetings to you all from the beautiful, autumnal and colourful Central Otago.
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Opnion: Privacy is not guaranteed in employment law

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:00
Robbie Bryant. PHOTO: ODT FILES Access to private accounts and personal devices are off-limits — right?
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Farewell and thank you for reading

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 09:00
Shannon Thomson. PHOTO: ODT FILES Three years ago I walked in to The News offices for my first day working as a reporter for Allied Press. It was nerve-racking to say the least — at Journalism School the Otago Daily Times was held in high esteem, with hard-hitting news stories and strong imagery.
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Person injured in crash involving motorcycle

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 08:58
One person was seriously injured after a crash involving a motorcyclist in central Christchurch on Thursday afternoon.
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Reports of historical child sex abuse within sect in NZ

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 08:56
Jillian Hishon grew up in the sect in Australia but left and now runs a hotline set up for Australasian victims of the sect known as The Truth after evidence of child abuse emerged in America last year. Photo: Supplied/Jillian Hishon WARNING: This story discusses details of sexual abuse. A victim advocate says police are investigating multiple reports of historical child sexual abuse within a secretive house-church that has operated in New Zealand for over a century and is being investigated by the FBI.
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Water starting to flow again in Kurow

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 08:49
Waitaki District District Council says the only area without water should be within the red circled area around Bowan street. Photo: Waitaki District Council Water is starting to flow again in Kurow after a break in the mains drained the reservoir overnight.
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Care worker stole $25k from elderly clients

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 08:45
Jaide Alexander going into the Hamilton District Court for sentencing on dishonesty charges. Photo: Belinda Feek A care support worker who stole more than $25,000 from two elderly clients, including one’s life savings, used the money to buy a new car, a stereo and pay a friend’s vet bill.
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Retiring cop gets bravery medal for rescue mission

Fri, 04/19/2024 - 08:40
Senior Constable Tony Maw received his Royal Humane Society of New Zealand bronze medal from Canterbury Rural Area Commander Inspector Peter Cooper. Photo: Police Canterbury Senior Constable Tony Maw did not receive a standard retirement gift at his farewell from the police.
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