Otago Daily Times News Feed

Subscribe to Otago Daily Times News Feed feed
Updated: 31 min 37 sec ago

No appeal over Wanaka Airport court decision

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:43
Wanaka Airport. Photo: ODT files The Queenstown Lakes District Council will not appeal a High Court decision that deemed the 100-year Wanaka Airport lease to Queenstown Airport Corporation in 2018 was unlawful.
Categories: News Content

Lockdown conviction quashed after error

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:39
A Christchurch man who flouted Covid-19 lockdown rules has had his conviction quashed after a fundamental error was made by a duty solicitor and judge. 
Categories: News Content

Lockdown conviction quashed after error

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:33
A man who flouted Covid-19 lockdown rules in the southern region has had his conviction quashed after a fundamental error was made by a duty solicitor and judge. 
Categories: News Content

King Cobras gang members arrested over assaults at Christchurch bar

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:20
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.
Categories: News Content

Interpol still searching for fraudster with links to Christchurch

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 15:01
Paul Robert Mora is wanted by Interpol. Photo: Supplied The mystery of where an alleged Kiwi fraudster wanted by German authorities is hiding continues.
Categories: News Content

Mike Pero hits back over TV show's title

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:50
Mike Pero wrote back to a viewer who did not like the use of "Aotearoa" in The Apprentice show's title. Photo: TVNZ "I'm just an actor … talk to Jacinda."
Categories: News Content

You Exist Too Much

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:34
YOU EXIST TOO MUCHZaina ArafatHachette REVIEWED BY PETER STUPPLES
Categories: News Content

'I'm just an actor … talk to Jacinda': Mike Pero hits back over use of Aotearoa in The Apprentice title

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:33
Mike Pero wrote back to a viewer who did not like the use of "Aotearoa" in The Apprentice show's title. Photo: TVNZ "I'm just an actor … talk to Jacinda."
Categories: News Content

No appeal over Wanaka Airport court decision

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:27
Wanaka Airport. Photo: ODT files The Queenstown Lakes District Council will not appeal a High Court decision that deemed the 100-year Wanaka Airport lease to Queenstown Airport Corporation in 2018 was unlawful.
Categories: News Content

Nelson voodoo hatred killing: 'Hot shot' drug theory queried

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 14:17
The killers of Tracey-Anne Harris were jailed after years of gossip and shaky evidence from drug underworld denizens, lawyers told the Court of Appeal today.
Categories: News Content

Destruction of Christchurch's NG building halted - for now

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:56
The building is the last standing on the site where work has begun on the stadium. Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon The owners of Christchurch's NG building have managed to halt the destruction of the 110-year-old property to make way for the city's new $473 million multi-use indoor arena.
Categories: News Content

Injured builder awarded over $45k after 'disgraceful' treatment

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:44
Builder Sidney Eastham was awarded a total of $43,896 for lost and incorrectly deducted wages, costs, and hurt and humiliation Photo: Getty Images/stock A construction company has to compensate a builder close to $45,000 after falsely telling him he was being investigated by ACC and firing him.
Categories: News Content

Luisetti Seeds' plant officially opened in Ashburton

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:38
Luisetti Seeds production director Vincent Luisetti is with Agriculture Minister Damien O'Connor after inspecting the multimillion-dollar seed-dressing plant at the Ashburton site. PHOTOS: TONI WILLIAMS With the push of a button, Luisetti Seeds’ multimillion-dollar investment supporting New Zealand’s arable industry roared to life.
Categories: News Content

Draft system might help NZ sides compete with Crusaders

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:30
Crusaders’ captain Scott Barrett and coach Scott Robertson celebrate winning the Super Rugby Aotearoa in Christchurch on Saturday night. It was the Crusaders’ fifth consecutive title. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES We are now hearing, regularly, that rugby in New Zealand is a game in crisis.
Categories: News Content

Watch: 120,000 Kiwis now fully vaccinated

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:22
The number of Covid-19 vaccination doses in New Zealand should hit the half million mark in the next two weeks, Minister for the Covid-19 Response Chris Hipkins has revealed.
Categories: News Content

Supermarket staff return to scene of attack for blessing

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:15
Staff attend a blessing at the central Dunedin Countdown today. Photo: Gerard O'Brien Staff have gathered at the Countdown supermarket for a blessing following the devastating knife attack on Monday.
Categories: News Content

Parkinson returns to Highlanders for Reds clash

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:12
Pari Pari Parkinson returns to the Highlanders for the match against the Reds. Photo: Getty Images The Highlanders have named their team to take on the Reds at home in the first match of the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition on Friday night.
Categories: News Content

Watch: Hipkins, Bloomfield give Covid update

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 13:07
  The range of underlying health conditions that will qualify someone for an earlier coronavirus vaccination are to be revealed by Minister for the Covid-19 Response Chris Hipkins.
Categories: News Content

New cinema complex to open in Christchurch in July

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 12:27
145182366_100997368695500_334769034123226405_n.jpg Silky Otter Cinemas will open at The Landing in July. Photo: Facebook Movie-lovers in Christchurch are in for a treat when a new cinema complex opens in the city within the next few weeks.
Categories: News Content

Govt to clamp down on merchant fees

Wed, 05/12/2021 - 11:49
Eftpos machines with 'no Paywave' signs could be a thing of the past. Photo: NZ Herald The Government is to clamp down on the fees banks charge businesses when people pay by credit or debit cards.
Categories: News Content

Pages