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Luma lighting up for all

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:00
Inclusivity's at the heart of a Luma initiative.
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Impact100 closes in on $1 million

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:00
Impact100 Wakatipu members have raised $201,000 to go to local charities this year — pictured, from left, are members Anna Boland, Clare Irons, Kate Skeggs, Paula Evans, Jill Brinsdon, Juliana Fullerton-Smith and Euni Borrie. PHOTO: SUPPLIED IMPACT100 Wakatipu has, for the second year, raised over $200,000 for local charities.
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Realtor a huge contributor

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:00
Wayne Cafe speaking in 2021 at a 50th anniversary function at Gibbston Valley Wines for the Cure Kids charity (formerly the Child Health Research Foundation) which he was so influential in turbo-charging. PHOTO: JAMES ALLAN PHOTOGRAPHY A big-hearted community and family man, passionate skier, long-time realtor, and fun-loving character, the legacy of Queenstowner Wayne Cafe is surely the success of child health research charity, Cure Kids.
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Clubhouse Lane unit owners lodge caveats, take developer to High Court

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:00
Two purchasers of FCL CL Ltd’s Clubhouse Lane development have taken the developer to the High Court. PHOTO: SUPPLIED A Queenstown developer suggested increased costs associated with Covid were a ‘force majeure’ event which justified hiking prices of pre-sold residential units, purporting to cancel contracts for those who refused to stump up.
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Foreign buyer Budget rumours swirl over $5m-plus homes

Sat, 05/25/2024 - 04:00
Rumours are rife the new National-led government’s first Budget next Thursday will allow foreigners to buy $5million-plus residential properties.
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China stages mock missile strikes on Taiwan

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 19:47
A Taiwanese sailor aboard a Taiwan Navy vessel looks towards a Chinese warship while navigating on waters off Taiwan's western coast. Photo: Taiwan Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS China has staged mock missile strikes and dispatched fighter jets carrying live missiles and bombers, state television CCTV says, as part of two-day exercises Beijing has said were launched to punish Taiwan's new president, Lai Ching-te.
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Ross Home in lockdown after Covid outbreak

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 18:38
Ross Home. PHOTO: ODT FILES A Dunedin rest home is in lockdown because of a Covid-19 outbreak.
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Urgent calls for sightings of missing Chch man

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 18:10
Ryan Becker was last seen on Devine Drive, Templeton. Photo: Police Police are urgently appealing for sightings of a missing Christchurch man who has a medical condition.
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At least 100 feared dead in massive PNG landslide

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 17:52
RNZ Pacific Correspondent Scott Waide confirmed reports of multiple deaths and many houses destroyed. Photo: Facebook / Amos Titus By Eleisha Foon Scores of people have died in a huge landslide which has struck a remote village in Papua New Guinea.
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Gloriavale inquest: 'Outbursts' due to way he was controlled

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 16:39
One of the photos Sincere Standtrue's family have put on display at the inquest in Greymouth. Pool photo: Joanne Naish/The Press Warning: This story discusses suicide.
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Three arrested on way to Dunedin gang member's tangi

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 16:08
Police at the entrance of the Andersons Bay Cemetery on Tomahawk Rd this afternoon. Photo: Peter McIntosh Three people have been arrested in relation to a procession for the tangi of a Dunedin-based gang member.
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Have you seen Ryan?

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 16:01
Ryan Becker was last seen on Devine Drive, Templeton. Photo: Police Police are urgently appealing for sightings of a missing Christchurch man who has a medical condition.
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Teenage victim died from single stab wound

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 15:53
Police were at the scene of a fatal stabbing at Dunedin's bus hub within one minute and the victim died from a single stab wound, the city's top cop says.
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Booze-free supermarkets: South Island city with a bottle store monopoly

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 15:37
Photo: Getty Images Walk into any Invercargill supermarket and you may notice the missing alcohol section.
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Grimaldi claims long jump silver at World Champs

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 15:35
Anna Grimaldi celebrates her silver medal at the Para Athletics World Championships in Kobe, Japan. Photo: Getty Images Anna Grimaldi has rounded out her Para Athletics World Championships with a silver medal in the long jump.
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$175k fine after children’s pyjamas breached fire safety label rules

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 14:46
Children's clothing recalled by retailer Crackerjack for breaching fire safety labelling rules in 2022. The bargain retailer Crackerjack has been fined nearly $175,000 after selling children’s sleepwear that breached fire hazard labelling rules.
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Children’s nightwear breached fire safety label rules

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 14:35
Children's clothing recalled by retailer Crackerjack for breaching fire safety labelling rules in 2022. The bargain retailer Crackerjack has been fined nearly $175,000 after selling children’s sleepwear that breached fire hazard labelling rules.
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Getting the Southerner back on track

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 14:31
A daily passenger train linking Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill would also reconnect smaller urban centres along the route, a rail advocate says.
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$65m New Brighton bridge project passes another hurdle

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 14:24
The long-awaited new Pages Rd bridge is a step closer to being built.
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ODT Landers Chat: GM Greg O'Brien

Fri, 05/24/2024 - 14:10
Paul Dwyer is back at the Greenhouse today, talking to Highlanders GM, chief cook and bottle washer Greg O'Brien about what this Sunday's game against the Drua means for the Highlanders' season.
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