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Magic Moments: January 17

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Our readers captured these Magic Moments and you can be in to win if you send us yours.
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Crampton in Ferns’ leadership group

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Gina Crampton Gina Crampton has been included in the Silver Ferns' new leadership group.
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Dunedin duo to hone their skills in Brazil

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Josh Skryba and Ben Lund play with a ball at Logan Park Turf yesterday as they prepare to head to Brazil next week. PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN Two Dunedin teens are preparing to live the football life in one of the sport’s top countries.
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Claim action kept power prices higher

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Manapouri Power Station, on the western arm of Lake Manapouri in Fiordland National Park. Photo: ODT files A small energy trading firm has accused Meridian Energy of neglecting environmental obligations in a bid to keep wholesale electricity prices up, thereby reaping profits of more than $35million.
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Businesses face another cleanup

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 04:30
Frustrated Oamaru business owner Jan Nuttall will clean graffiti off her lower Thames St building, Inspirationz, once again after it was recently targeted by vandals. PHOTO: DANIEL BIRCHFIELD Graffiti around Oamaru’s central business district is unsightly and frustrating to deal with, a lower Thames St business owner says.
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Child sex abuse images 'found on teacher's phone'

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 19:57
The man was arrested at Auckland Airport. A 40-year-old male teacher has been arrested at Auckland Airport after allegedly being found in possession of child sexual abuse images and videos.
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Frustration builds over Queenstown's 'faecal peak'

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 18:59
The Ben Lomond walk. Photo: ODT files The Department of Conservation is dithering over a loo on Queenstown's Ben Lomond as the s*** literally keeps piling up.
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Frustration builds over Queenstown's 'faecal peak'

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 18:56
The Ben Lomond walk. Photo: ODT files The Department of Conservation is dithering over a loo on Queenstown's Ben Lomond as the s*** literally keeps piling up.
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Body found in search for missing kayaker

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 18:20
Lake Ellesmere Photo: RNZ A body has been found in the search for a kayaker missing on Lake Ellesmere, near Christchurch.
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Body found in search for missing kayaker

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 18:18
Lake Ellesmere Photo: RNZ A body has been found in the search for a kayaker missing on Lake Ellesmere, near Christchurch.
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Grass fire in ban area

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 17:19
Smoke rises from the fire near Alexandra. Photo: Adam Burns A grass fire has been extinguished today near Alexandra, one of the parts of Otago where a total fire ban is in place.
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The West Coast councillors who got a 41% pay rise

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:45
Former Grey district mayor Tony Kokshoorn donated all his pay increases to charity over his 15 years in the job. Photo: File/NZ Herald By Lois Williams, Local Democracy Reporter A whopping pay rise of 41% has raised eyebrows around the West Coast.
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Crusaders name side for Saturday match-up

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 16:24
Mitchell Drummond will captain the Crusaders in the second half against the Hurricanes. Photos: Getty Images The Crusaders have named a team of 36 for their first pre-season game against the Hurricanes at Ashburton Showgrounds on Saturday.
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Wheelie bin spot checks planned to ensure residents recycle correctly

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:45
A team will begin spot checking the contents of yellow wheelie bins in Christchurch next week in a bid to improve people’s understanding of what can be put out for recycling.
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House prices grew the most in city no one's talking about

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:38
Photo: ODT files When it comes to house price figures, fairly or not, Auckland tends to command all the attention. So the property headlines for 2019 were all about the Auckland slowdown and analysis of small movements in the city's market. But the big real estate story was actually 1,063 kilometres away.
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Queenstown casino could close

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:29
Wharf Casino could close in September next year. Photo: Scene One of Queenstown’s two CBD casinos is likely to fold its cards next year.
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Former Rams coach linked to big international role

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 15:16
Mark Dickel Former Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel may be in line take his coaching career to the international level.
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Qualifying under way thanks to clearer weather

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 14:49
Serena Williams at a practice session in Melbourne. Photo: Reuters Cooler temperatures and clearing skies following torrential rain has allowed officials to continue the qualifying tournament for the Australian Open, with forecast smoke haze expected to clear throughout the day.
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IRD 'like loan sharks': Student loan defaulter's UK exile

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 14:43
A Kiwi student loan defaulter says she is too scared to return to New Zealand for fear of being arrested. Photo: File/NZ Herald A Kiwi in the United Kingdom says she's a student loan exile - unable to come home to take care of her mother because she fears being arrested at the border.
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IRD 'like loan sharks': Student loan defaulter's UK exile

Thu, 01/16/2020 - 14:41
A Kiwi student loan defaulter says she is too scared to return to New Zealand for fear of being arrested. Photo: File/NZ Herald A Kiwi in the United Kingdom says she's a student loan exile - unable to come home to take care of her mother because she fears being arrested at the border.
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