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Pieces fall into place

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:30
Manu Berry works on his penguin jigsaws for the Art + Science Project — ‘‘Earth: Caught in Stone’’. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Twenty-two Otago artists have been exploring the world of earth science as part of the annual Art + Science Project. Rebecca Fox talks to artist Manu Berry and designer Stella Lange.
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Art Seen: May 13

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:30
BY JAMES DIGNAN
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Workers can transfer from wage freeze

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:30
Public servants, such as police are free to make decisions about their employment. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES You would be hard pressed to find an economist who would argue against the merits of fiscal responsibility and controlling government debt.
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Future Duke of Kent visits graves

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:30
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Cervical programme finally gets push

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:30
Ayesha Verrall. Photo: Supplied Those who have been pressing for improvements to the national cervical screening programme will be pleased at the recent announcement from Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall.
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‘Mr Dependable’ to call it quits

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:30
Black Caps wicketkeeper BJ Watling trains for his team’s test against South Africa at the University of Otago Oval in Dunedin in March 2017.PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN The Black Caps will need a new insurance plan.
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Man admits indecently assaulting teenage boys at Gloriavale

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 20:24
Photo: RNZ A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sexual offending at the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast.
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'Do it now': Govt tells Kiwis to come home

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 20:07
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins. Photo: RNZ After more than a year of holding its citizens at arm's length, New Zealand has a different message for Kiwis abroad: come home.
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Dozens dead in Gaza as violence escalates

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 18:56
Smoke rises from a building in Gaza after it was destroyed by Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence. Photo: Reuters Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated on Wednesday, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years.
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High Court hears arguments over legality of vaccine rollout

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 18:28
Photo: Supplied / Ministry of Health A group questioning the legality of New Zealand's vaccine rollout has argued its case in the High Court at Wellington today.
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Football Chat: Previewing first round of cup matches

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:48
This week, Morgan chats to University Prems captain Megan O'Malley and South City Royals' Ollie Peterson.
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Govt bankrolls pay rises for early childhood teachers

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:24
Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announcing extra funding to give early childhood teachers pay parity. Photo: RNZ The government has announced extra funding to give thousands of early childhood teachers pay parity with kindergarten and school teachers.
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Govt bankrolls pay rises for early childhood teachers

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:21
Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announcing extra funding to give early childhood teachers pay parity. Photo: RNZ The government has announced extra funding to give thousands of early childhood teachers pay parity with kindergarten and school teachers.
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Man admits indecently assaulting teenage boys at Gloriavale

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 17:15
Photo: RNZ A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sexual offending at the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast.
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Gang members arrested over assaults at Christchurch bar

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:58
The Snake Fit Boxing gym. Photo: Google Two more men have been arrested in relation to three serious assaults outside a Christchurch bar in March.
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Southland mayors join forces to defend journalism

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:30
Southland Mayor Gary Tong is outspoken about protecting journalism. A Southland mayor concerned about dwindling journalist numbers has rallied other southern mayors to show support for the industry.
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Southland mayors join forces to defend journalism

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 16:22
Southland Mayor Gary Tong is outspoken about protecting journalism. A Southland mayor concerned about dwindling journalist numbers has rallied other southern mayors to show support for the industry.
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Maori Party walk out of Parliament, denouncing 'racist' questions

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:57
Maori Party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has again been ejected from the House after taking aim at what he called "racist" rhetoric by the National Party.
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Photographs spur journey from Argentina to Mid Canterbury farm

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:51
Ashburton dairy farm manager Maria Alvarez, named 2021 Canterbury-North Otago dairy manager of the year category, loves farming because every day is different. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Maria Alvarez was drawn to New Zealand, and eventually Mid Canterbury, by photographs of a friend’s working holiday.
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SDHB puts call out for help with cancer treatment

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:45
Chris Fleming. Photo: ODT files The Southern District Health Board has surrendered to the pressure of record cancer treatment waiting lists and called on other medical providers for help.
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