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Wartime prohibition

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
National Reserve, Roslyn Platoon, championship rifle shooting team. 1916-17. Back row (from left): W. G. Reid, J. A. Spence, G. H. Chesterman, J. R. Wilson, H. W. Pettet. Middle row: A. C. McGeorge, N. McC. Reid, R. Moore, W. D. Yorston, E. M. Mackay,... Sir James Allen, speaking at Milton on Saturday, indicated his own personal view with respect to the proposal of the early closing of hotels during the war period more strongly than he did when he was met recently by a deputation in Dunedin, which submitted a demand in favour of 6 o’clock closing.
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The future of energy

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Aurora Energy is going to spend more on a massive upgrade of its ageing infrastructure, a move which will bring both good opportunities for the Dunedin City Council and extra costs for ratepayers.
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Big goals and honours for players as championship season rolls around

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Masters athletics coach Arch Jelley (95), who grew up in Dunedin, competes in a Jelley family bowls team at Brown’s Bay, Auckland. He was the coach of athlete John Walker who won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympic Games at Montreal. Rebecca Jelley played for North East Valley when she studied at the University of Otago. Pictured (from left) are Mike (nephew), Arch (great uncle), Edward (great nephew) and Rebecca (great niece). Photo: supplied. Dunedin's Sarah Scott has one goal when competing in the Trans Tasman Development series on the Queensland Gold Coast next week.
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Aitcheson named in JTB squad

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Josh Aitcheson. A two-year build-up has ended in success for Josh Aitcheson.
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Dismay top tax unchanged

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Scott Mason. The lack of action on shifting New Zealand’s top tax or reducing company tax has emerged as the main contentious issue for New Zealand businesses following the release of Budget 2017.
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Dismay top tax unchanged

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Scott Mason. The lack of action on shifting New Zealand’s top tax or reducing company tax has emerged as the main contentious issue for New Zealand businesses following the release of Budget 2017.
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Course cultivates wider understanding

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Jack McLaughlan and Isabelle Keeling (both 16) are enjoying studying agribusiness. Photo: Gerard O'Brien. Growing up on a North Otago dairy farm,  Isabelle Keeling’s knowledge of the agricultural sector was limited to the dairy industry.
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Sanford shed to be removed

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Sanford will take down its Normanby wharf shed at Oamaru Harbour and replace it with shipping containers. The building contains asbestos. Photo: Hamish MacLean. The unused Sanford shed at Oamaru Harbour is going to go.
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Original settler’s descendant’s road of discovery

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Pat Robertson has withdrawn her request to the Waitaki District Council to change the name of Barrie Rd (pictured), after doing some research on the Barrie family. Photo: Hamish MacLean. During the Waitaki District Council’s annual plan community forums last month Pat Robertson saw an opportunity to make a change that had been talked about in her family for many years.
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Estate developers briefed

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Part of the worksite at Campbell Park Estate late last year. Photo: Shannon Gillies. The Waitaki District Council has met  the group developing Campbell Park Estate to offer advice on how to navigate council processes "as smoothly as possible".
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Legal remedy sought

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Martin Dippie. A "legal remedy" is being sought by  First Union over protracted negotiations with Mitre 10 outlets in Dunedin and Mosgiel to  settle the employees’ first collective agreement.
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Unity against bullying with everyone in pink

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Tainui School pupil Corey Te Hei celebrates Pink Shirt Day with the rest of the school yesterday, including sign holders (from left) Savannah Hale (9), Kaela Freeland (10) and Sophia Blaikie (9). Photo: Peter McIntosh. When Corey Te Hei learned he had to dress in pink for Pink Shirt Day yesterday, there was a moment of dread.
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Tests show ‘little risk’ from lead found at schools

Sat, 05/27/2017 - 06:03
Further testing of lead found at five Dunedin primary schools has found there is "little risk" to pupils.
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Search for 'dangerous' missing man

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 19:27
Vincent Clayton. Photo: NZ Police Dunedin police are searching for a man who disappeared from Wakari Hospital and is considered dangerous.
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Quarter of elderly malnourished, study finds

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 18:12
Photo: Gettty Images Alarm bells are ringing over malnourishment rates in elderly New Zealanders.
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Killer jailed at least 17 years

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:39
Jaden Lee Stroobant changed his plea to guilty on the first day of his High Court trial at Auckland. Photo: NZ Herald The man who brutally beat his 69-year-old neighbour to death and then, as she lay dying and unresponsive, sexually assaulted her, has been sentenced to preventive detention and life imprisonment with a minimum non-parole period of 17 years.
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Little denies crack in Labour-Greens relationship

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:01
Labour leader Andrew Little says the different positions of Labour and the Greens on National's Budget package for families is not a sign of a crack in the their agreement to co-operate.
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David Bain changes name

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:40
David Bain is starting afresh, beginning with his new name - William Davies.
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LeBron leads Cavs to Finals

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:11
lebron_v_celtics_ecf.jpg Cavs forward LeBron James drives to the hoop on the way to beating the Boston Celtics in game five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Photo: Getty Images LeBron James and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers are headed back to the NBA Finals.
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'My city, my town' photo competition

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 15:54
  my_city_my_town_graphic.jpg After the overwhelming success of our recent ‘‘awesome Autumn" photo competition, The Wash wants your photos celebrating why you love where you live.
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