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Seasonal workers polish cookery skills

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:30
Seasonal horticultural workers showed off their culinary skills and new-found confidence in the kitchen on Sunday night.
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Pond site to be transformed

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:30
Community suggestions for the redevelopment of the site of Wanaka’s former sewage oxidation ponds are being sought until July 10. PHOTO: ASPEN BRUCE The site of Wanaka’s former sewage oxidation ponds is to be redeveloped for community use.
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Volunteer fire chief signing off after record run of 43 years

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:30
John Sturgeon is stepping down as chief fire officer of the Kurow Volunteer Fire Brigade after 43 years. PHOTO: KAYLA HODGE John Sturgeon does not know life without leading the Kurow Volunteer Fire Brigade — and in many ways the brigade does not know life without him.
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Research work of a lifetime honoured

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:30
University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry deputy dean Prof Richard Cannon has received an International Association for Dental Research Distinguished Scientist Award, in recognition of his outstanding research in oral microbiology. PHOTO: SUPPLIED When Richard Cannon became a member of the University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry more than three decades ago, he had no dental background other than what he had learned from visits to his dentist.
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Deadly fentanyl likely behind spate of NZ overdoses

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 19:35
File photo: Getty Images The drug that killed more than 100,000 Americans last year is now thought to be behind 12 overdoses in Wairarapa.
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Family denied AA assistance because daughter had Covid

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 19:22
Sari Clausen's family were refused AA roadside assistance when their car broke down after she revealed one of the passengers had Covid. Photo: Supplied A family holidaying in Otago say the Automobile Associate refused them roadside assistance when their car was on the verge of breaking down because one of their daughters had Covid.
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Russia defaults on foreign debt

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 19:11
File photo: Getty Images Russia looked set for its first sovereign default in decades as some bondholders said they had not received overdue interest on Monday following the expiry of a key payment deadline a day earlier.
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Help sought identifying body found in Wellington

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 18:26
Police have called for the public's help to identify the body of a woman found in the sea at Kau Bay near Miramar. Photo: Supplied A woman's body has been found in the ocean near Miramar in Wellington.
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Man shot by police in Kaiapoi remains in critical condition

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 18:18
A man who was shot by police after allegedly threatening a member of the public remains in a critical condition after having surgery for his wounds.
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Man shot by police in Kaiapoi remains in critical condition

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 18:17
A man who was shot by police after allegedly threatening a member of the public remains in a critical condition after having surgery for his wounds.
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Number of failed businesses down 50% on pre-Covid levels

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 17:16
File photo. Photo: Getty Images The number of business failures continues to track below pre-pandemic levels, despite the end of Covid-19 support measures and stiffening economic headwinds.
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Burst fire hydrant sends water flying in Dunedin

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:52
A fire hydrant has burst during George St redevelopment works in Dunedin, sending water four storeys into the air.
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Robertson says Luxon 'spinning' abortion issue; more aid for Ukraine announced

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:26
The Government has announced further support for Ukraine's war effort against Russia at today's post-Cabinet press conference, as Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson also addressed the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision in the US.
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Brutal sexual assault lands man 12 years in prison

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:59
Pierre Rewi Anglem An unrepentant “scary mobster” has been sent to prison for 12 years for a two hour Dunedin sex attack.
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Burst fire hydrant sends water flying

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:53
A burst water main on George St is sending water four storeys into the air. Photo: Gerard O'Brien A fire hydrant has burst during George St redevelopment works, sending water four storeys into the air.
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The hidden vault where music lives forever

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:36
'Project silica' etches music data on thin glass slides the size of coasters. Photo: Supplied Deep inside an arctic mountain, samples of the world's collection of crops are preserved in the Global Seed Vault - also known as the doomsday vault.
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Govt announces free flu shot for kids, second Covid booster expanded

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:05
Covid-19 Response Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall and Health Minister Andrew Little. Photos: RNZ Children will be able to get a free flu vaccine from Friday in a move to reduce hospital admissions, and more New Zealanders will now be eligible for a second Covid-19 booster dose.
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Silver Ferns team named for Comm Games

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:04
Silver Ferns captain Gina Crampton in action for the Silver Ferns against Australia. Photo: Getty Images A 12-strong New Zealand netball team has been announced to represent their country at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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Heavy rain, snow, avalanche warnings for South Island back country

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 14:25
File photo: RNZ Heavy rain and snow warnings have been issued for parts of the South Island and the week starts off with frosty temperatures.
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Weather warnings for back country

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 14:25
File photo: RNZ Heavy rain and snow warnings have been issued for parts of the South Island and the week starts off with frosty temperatures.
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