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Keen to make most of the show

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Pupils from Ranfurly's St John's School (from left) Jake Smith (11), Ella Gibson (12), Alivia Steele (11), Luke Shead (11), Bianca Jorgensen (12), Bradley Shaw (12) and David Hore (12) are fascinated with a case of bees, the story of honey and Patearoa Honey Company's Anna Pettigrew's description of hive activity at the Home Industries pavilion during the Maniototo A&P Show at Ranfurly yesterday. Photos: Yvonne O'Hara Despite receiving some bad news on Monday, Winton Amies, of Naseby, was determined to enjoy a day out at the Maniototo A&P Show yesterday with his dog Ruby and his 1938 Pontiac 38.
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Robinson lives up to ranking to claim world title

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Queenstown skier Alice Robinson shows the style which won her the world junior giant slalom title at the world junior ski championships in Italy yesterday. Photos: Val Di Fassa 2019 Queenstown skier Alice Robinson is a world champion.
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Business end of champs to begin

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Eva Hofmans Finals will start this afternoon at the New Zealand championships on Lake Ruataniwha.
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Perfection rarely attainable, but a good life is

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Appreciating new spuds is one of the joys of life, Peter Lyons says. Photo: ODT files I am in my mid-50s. A fuller-figured legally blind old bachelor with a penchant for single malt whiskey, new spuds and serious economic literature.
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Future of pastoral leases

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Eugenie Sage The idea seemed a good one. The Crown would pay out its high country pastoral lease owners for some land. That would be retired and incorporated into reserves, advancing conservation efforts.
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Mornington Welfare Association

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Mr Peter Ireland's Ayrshires exhibited at the Waitati and Waikouaiti shows. From left: First prize three-year-old cow in milk and reserve champion; first prize for cow and two progeny; first prize and champion cow in milk. - Otago Witness, 26.2.1919. Over 100 Mornington residents met together last night in the old Council Chambers, discussed the disabilities under which it was alleged this district suffered, and formed a Welfare Association, whose purpose will be to promote the interests of Mornington, particularly with reference to the extension of the main tramway line.
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WDC allocates more funds to harbour plan

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Gary Kircher. The Oamaru Harbour master plan will get an additional $150,000 and include one more round of community consultation.
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Approval given for Skyline Enterprises' redevelopment

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
An artist's impression shows what Skyline Enterprises Ltd's redeveloped upper terminal at Bob's Peak will look like on completion. Images: Skyline Enterprises Skyline Enterprises Ltd has been granted consent to undertake one of the largest redevelopments in Queenstown's history.
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Plan to combine parks into recreation hub nears final concept

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Steve Hill. The plan to redevelop Centennial and Naish Parks into a combined recreational hub of activity could be closing in on its final concept.
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Opposition to subdivision adds voice to QLDC report

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Opponents of a subdivision on the rural side of Arrowtown's McDonnell Rd have criticised the proposal, with one calling it ''sheer greed''.
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School, speed zone changes approved

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Richard Saunders A shake-up of speed limits and school zones across some Dunedin streets has been signed off by the Dunedin City Council.
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Mosgiel pool to enter its design phase

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Chris Staynes The next stage of the multimillion-dollar Mosgiel pool project is set to start.
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Cyclists fuel up free

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Photo: Peter McIntosh Cyclist Will Barros, of Dunedin, tucks in to fruit salad and a croissant at Spokes' fifth annual bike breakfast, held at the Dunedin Railway Station yesterday.
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Stars aligning for port pathway completion

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Steve Walker The long-awaited completion of the shared pathway to Port Chalmers is another step closer, after the Dunedin City Council and NZ Transport Agency agreed on a key step in the process.
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Classic still resonating

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 04:30
Kay Masters, who plays Linda Loman, argues with her husband Willy (played by Craig Storey) during a rehearsal for Death of a Saleman. Photo: Linda Robertson Dunedin’s Globe theatre tackles an American classic in Death of a Salesman, in the play’s 70th anniversary year. Rebecca Fox discovers a cast and crew passionate about the play.
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Behind closed doors

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 03:30
Lavvies stars Sara Georgie (left) and Rosella Hart. Photo: Supplied Dunedin’s Fringe Festival is an ideal opportunity for emerging artists to test their ideas and mettle. Rebecca Fox talks to first-time playwright Ruth Carraway.
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Art Seen: February 21

Thu, 02/21/2019 - 03:30
In this week's Art Seen, Laura Elliott looks at exhibitions from Gallery 33, Neville Porter, and Annemarie Hope-Cross.
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Lime warned: 'Cool can't trump safety'

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 21:13
021118nzhgblime12.jpg Lime scooters have a week to state their case. Photo: NZ Herald Auckland Transport chairman Dr Lester Levy has issued a stark warning to Lime, warning its electric scooters could be pulled from Auckland streets by Friday.
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Toga time!

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 20:23
dsc_1794.jpg Photo: Linda Robertson Thousands of students have turned out to celebrate the start of the tertiary year at the popular toga party in Dunedin.
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Skyline Queenstown's redevelopment approved

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 18:25
eight_col_bottom_terminal_3d_rendering_1_june_2016.jpg The upgrade will include a new terminal building at the base of the gondola. Photo: Skyline Enterprises A multimillion-dollar redevelopment in Queenstown has been approved.
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