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Disabilities catered for

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
New Zealand's best players with disabilities will have an opportunity to line up in the inaugural New Zealand All Abilities Open in conjunction with the New Zealand Open.
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Title to Kiddey, McGowan

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Kyle MacGowan, Pip Kiddey and Dion Kiddey. Photo: Supplied Until last weekend, Dion Kiddey was best known for playing with psychedelic red, white and blue bowls.
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Blaze threatens orchard

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
A grass fire threatened a hazelnut orchard at Maheno, south of Oamaru, yesterday, the second such blaze in North Otago within two days.
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Pick of the crop at garden market

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
For the first time, Oamaru's Waitaki Community Gardens hosts an organic vege market yesterday. Volunteers Georgina Buckley (left), Katie Albutt, and site and volunteer co-ordinator Ra McRostie show some of the seasonal produce a team of up to 30 volunteers has helped to grow. PHOTO: HAMISH MACLEAN As summer hits, an organic vege market — with the gardens’ own fresh picked produce — has sprung up at the Waitaki Community Gardens.
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Changes contingent on clear business plan

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 04:30
Ruth Kibble Changes to the layout of Oamaru Hospital will continue in the long term, but not until a "detailed business case" is signed off, Waitaki District Health Services chief executive Ruth Kibble says.
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Woman who went on date with Grace Millane's killer speaks out

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 20:39
Grace Millane was enjoying her OE when she was murdered in Auckland by a 27-year-old man. Photo: Supplied The woman who went on a Tinder date with Grace Millane's killer while her body lay in his apartment says she was so unnerved, she lied to him about where her car was parked.
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Woman who went on date with Grace Millane's killer speaks out

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 20:38
Grace Millane was enjoying her OE when she was murdered in Auckland by a 27-year-old man. Photo: Supplied The woman who went on a Tinder date with Grace Millane's killer while her body lay in his apartment says she was so unnerved, she lied to him about where her car was parked.
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Faafoi offered to help in friend's immigration case

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 20:18
Kris Faafoi. Photo: NZ Herald Newshub has revealed that Broadcasting Minister Kris Faafoi may have breached Cabinet rules by offering to help "speed up" a friend's immigration case.
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'Kick in the guts' as Middlemarch train trips cut

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 19:32
1the_taieri_gorge_train_heading_for_dunedin_from_po_4f39f7fa64.jpg The Taieri Gorge train. Photo: ODT files The small Otago community of Middlemarch is gutted after a vital tourist train service was cut from the town.
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'The dope and the weed': Peters mocks Bennett over cannabis

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 19:00
Winston Peters used an internet meme to mock MP Paula Bennett during Question Time. Photo: Twitter via NZ Herald Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters used a meme of Paula Bennett to get laughs from Parliament and mock the National MP over the cannabis debate.
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Global Insight: New Zealand's relationship with Samoa

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 18:39
 - See below for full interview
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Historic Gillette Cup triumph for St Andrew's

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 17:22
St Andrew's College's first XI celebrate the school's first ever Gillette Cup title. St Andrew's College have made history at Hagley Park today by winning the country's top prize in secondary school cricket for the first time.
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Christmas cheer

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:46
Fiona McLaren With Christmas just around the corner Fiona McLaren has created some festive drinks to complement the season.
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Grass fire in North Dunedin

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:14
Fire crews are tackling a small grass fire in North Dunedin this afternoon.
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Concerns over popularity of incest porn

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:06
Chief Censor David Shanks. Photo: RNZ Chief Censor David Shanks is concerned about the rise in popularity online of simulated incest porn and videos with non-consensual behaviour.
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Banks Peninsula car crash

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:47
Two people are reportedly trapped after a vehicle crashed on Dyers Pass Rd in Banks Peninsula on Tuesday afternoon.
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Fuel price to drop from 18c to 32c a litre: Govt

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:25
Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi. Photo: Getty Images The Government expects to drive down petrol prices by between 18-32c a litre as a result of new rules which are expected to "swiftly" break the supply dominance of big fuel companies.
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Food fit for sharing

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 15:14
Authors of Cook: Food to Share (from left) Jenna White, Dean Brettschneider and Helen Burge. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED In wanting to keep the art of cooking and baking alive Dean Brettschneider has made sure his latest book is all about sharing - perfect for Christmas get-togethers. Cook: Food to Share, Dean Brettschneider with Jenna White and Helen Burge, Bateman Publishing, RRP $39.99.
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Tricky predicting a trend

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 14:57
  'Tis the season to drink bubbly. Photo: Getty Images Wineries are always looking for a niche to fill, or better still, create one.
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