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Property managers hit renters with 'new tenant fee'

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 07:19
Photo: Getty Images Fees being charged by property management companies when rental tenants get a new flatmate are being questioned.
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ECan boss to keep close eye on water bottling companies

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 06:00
Water bottling company Cloud Ocean Water has stated it is in "growth mode" in various job advertisements after months of inactivity. Environment Canterbury chairwoman Jenny Hughey is seeking advice over companies bottling water.
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ODT quiz: January 17

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Friday, January 17.
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Don’t forget safety in the garden

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Cutting hedges can be dangerous if care is not taken. Photos: Gillian Vine Gillian Vine offers some seasonal safety tips. 
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Your garden: January 17

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
To add a little bite to salads, use nasturtium leaves and flowers. Photo: ODT files Vegetables
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Meth addiction support group to meet formally

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
MAC Clutha facilitator Jean Proctor (centre) introduces Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan and Brave Hearts NZ methamphetamine family support organisation founder Erin O'Neill before the inaugural Brave Hearts Clutha workshop in Balclutha last month. PHOTO: JOHN COSGROVE Following an exploratory launch before Christmas, a new South Otago support group for families of meth addicts will hold its first formal meeting on Wednesday.
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2nd resident appointed to QAC board

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Simon Flood A second Queenstown person has been appointed to the board of the Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC).
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Langlands hotel foundation work starts

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
PHOTO: SUPPLIED The construction of The Langlands hotel in Invercargill is going full steam ahead.
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Complaints about business sign in heritage area overruled

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Branding at the Cycle Surgery building in Clyde has gone up. PHOTO: ADAM BURNS Objections to a shop sign in Clyde’s main street have not been upheld by the Central Otago District Council and regional heritage agency representatives.
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Britain lacks means to be truly independent of EU

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Photo: Getty Images Brexit is a Tory invention and pro-Europeans must still fight the prospect of EU exile, writes Will Hutton. 
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Struggle going on for soul of India

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
A man attends a protest at Jawaharlal Nehru University, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, last week. Photo: Reuters Something is rotting in Delhi, argues Mathew Zacharias, a retired anaesthetist from Mosgiel, visiting India. 
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Gold, bronze medals in NZ

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Axel Ruski-Jones in action in the 3x3 ice hockey in Lausanne. Photo: Getty Images Otago claimed a bronze and New Zealand added gold in Lausanne yesterday.
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Young team to face Waratahs

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
James Lentjes will lead a young Highlanders side in Sydney tonight. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH A young Highlanders team is set to take the field in Sydney tonight.
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New bowel cancer tests some way off

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Photo: A. BENOIST / BSIP via RNZ It is not unusual to read articles or view television items about the exciting next big thing in cancer treatment or diagnosis.
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House sales rise 12% in December

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
The final month of the decade proved to be a bumper one for home sales, the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand says.
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Funding to nurture young entrepreneurs

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
High school pupils take part in an Audacious workshop with Startup Dunedin’s programme facilitator Angus Pauley. PHOTO: CHRISTIAN MACFARLANE Startup Dunedin and Innov8HQ have more than $18,000 in Government funding to get more young people into entrepreneur programmes.
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Careful plans for cannabis operation

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Owen Darby Owen Darby believes in being well prepared.
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Magic Moments: January 17

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Our readers captured these Magic Moments and you can be in to win if you send us yours.
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Crampton in Ferns’ leadership group

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Gina Crampton Gina Crampton has been included in the Silver Ferns' new leadership group.
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Dunedin duo to hone their skills in Brazil

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Josh Skryba and Ben Lund play with a ball at Logan Park Turf yesterday as they prepare to head to Brazil next week. PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN Two Dunedin teens are preparing to live the football life in one of the sport’s top countries.
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