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New leader steps up in agri-tech

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Retiring TracMap chairman Pat Garden (left) with the sundial he received as a retirement gift, and new chairman Chris Dennison. Photo by Gregor Richardson. Tracmap's new chairman says it is an exciting time for the Mosgiel-based agri-tech company.
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Tourism provides confidence as regions fall

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Michael Gordon. Otago's regional economic confidence took a large hit in the three months ended March, in contrast to confidence in Southland, which has become the country's most optimistic region.
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Cervena summer trial in Germany

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Cervena venison will be marketed in Germany during the northern hemisphere summer as part of a market development trial.
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GeoOp looks to ASX

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Unprofitable management app developer GeoOp has signalled it wants to delist from the New Zealand stock exchange's alternative market and relaunch itself on the ASX, to improve share liquidity and access more capital.
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As few securities as possible preferred

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Kiwi Property Group receiving as few NPT securities as possible as part of the proposed strategic partnership, was Morningstar's preferred option, analyst Tony Sherlock said yesterday.
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Preferred pool site confirmed at last

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Taieri Communities Facility Trust chairwoman Irene Mosley at the preferred site for a new aquatic facility in Mosgiel. Photo by Linda Robertson. Everyone seems happy with the preferred site for the Mosgiel aquatic facility.
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Retailers add voice to hospital campaign

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
A group of central Dunedin retailers and building owners has weighed into the debate over the future of Dunedin Hospital, saying it must stay in the central city.
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Delay in taking lead out of petrol a 'tragedy'

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Traffic in George St, Dunedin, in the late 1970s. Photo from ODT files. Oil industry lobbyists and complicit politicians have been blamed for the ''tragedy'' of New Zealand's 20-year delay in moving to unleaded petrol.
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Echoes of an earlier era in show

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Variety artists David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache are set for their magic and sideshow stunt show Mr and Mrs Alexander: Sideshows & Psychics at the Fortune Theatre from tonight. Photo by Stephen Jaquiery. Roll up, roll up and enter the ruthless Victorian underbelly of hucksters, mediums and carnies.
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Picture perfect day for surfing

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Photo by Peter McIntosh. Dunedin artist and surfer Justin Summerton catches a wave at Dunedin’s St Clair Beach yesterday. 
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Penguin cookies sold for wildlife hospital

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Kaikorai Primary School pupils Tiaki Herewini and Isla Marshall (both 6) hold a couple of the penguin cookies they baked to raise funds for the Dunedin Wildlife Hospital Trust. Photos by Gregor Richardson. Six-year-olds make the best sales people.
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Media gag put on Hyde St residents before party

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Hugh Baird. Hyde St residents have been asked not to speak to the media ahead of the street's party this Saturday.
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Study shows lead-IQ link

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Extremely high levels of lead in New Zealand cities in the 1970s and 1980s lowered the IQ and life prospects of today's adults, Dunedin Study research has found.
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Health risk concern for orchard workers

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Cromwell orchardists are concerned about the public health risks of continued freedom camping by fruitpickers.
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Satanic group saving soles

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
Satanic New Zealand co-founder Frankie Vegas with some of the clothing collected for the ‘‘Soles for Satan’’ campaign. Photo by Linda Robertson. A Dunedin satanic organisation's campaign to collect warm clothes for disadvantaged people across New Zealand is being welcomed by some and leaving others hot under the collar.
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Privacy breaches upset resident

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:28
A sharp rise in visitor numbers to the world's steepest street have resulted in one Dunedin resident speaking out about tourists she says are walking on to her property and peering in the windows.
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Busy sporting time at Mt Aspiring

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:27
These articles are compiled by the Otago Secondary Schools Sports Association (OSSSA) which is proudly sponsored by Perpetual Guardian.
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Rising star jumps into winners circle

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 05:27
John McGlashan College pupil Noah Coutts (13), of Mosgiel, rides at the Horse of the Year Show in Hastings. Photo by Ellen Davis. Noah Coutts is making an impression on the national pony scene.
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Countown pledges cage free eggs by 2025

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 18:01
scczen_a_hbt140366-10_620x310_0.jpg The Government regulation phasing out battery cages by 2022 means there will be a shift away from caged egg production generally, although colony cages would still be legal. Photo: NZ Herald Countdown says its eggs will be 100% cage free by 2025, the first national retailer in New Zealand to make the commitment.
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Murder accused admits dropping baby

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 17:48
Troy Taylor is appearing in the High Court at Christchurch. Photo: NZ Herald Murder accused Troy Taylor has admitted dropping baby Ihaka Stokes the night before he is alleged to have killed the boy.
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