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Australians to be blocked from free study

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:42
Education Minister Chris Hipkins confirmed Australians will be barred from free study and training unless they have lived here for at least three years. Photo: Jessica Wilson Families across the Tasman are taking note of New Zealand's free tertiary scheme - but unless they have lived here long-term they will be locked out.
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Data backs Russia nuclear leak claims

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:29
Russia’s meteorological service said on Tuesday it had measured pollution of a radioactive isotope at nearly 1000 times normal levels in the Ural mountains, the first official Russian data supporting reports that a nuclear incident had taken place.
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England to face demons at Gabba

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:23
Joe Root, the England cricket captain talks with Jonny Bairstow and Bruce French at a training session at the Gabba. Photo: Getty Images England's Ashes debutants face a baptism of fire in Thursday's opening test at the Gabba, where four years ago the tourists' batsmen crumbled under an Australian short-pitched bowling assault.
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Johnson apologises for comments

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:12
Kiwis halfback Shaun Johnson. Photo: Getty Images Kiwis halfback Shaun Johnson has apologised for the comments he made in the wake of New Zealand's shock loss to Fiji in the World Cup quarterfinal on Saturday.
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Savea latest to get mumps

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 08:02
Ardie Savea is the latest All Black to come down with the mumps. Photo: Getty Images Mumps has again struck the All Blacks.
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Read in doubt again for All Blacks

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:56
All Blacks captain Kieran Read at a training earlier on the tour. Photo: Getty Images Sitting out the first field session of the week is never a good sign.
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Crime spree ends in 13 months' jail

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:07
A man who distracted staff while his partner and her children left a shop with almost $1700 of stolen goods has been jailed for more than a year.
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Robert Mugabe resigns

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 07:06
2017-11-21t170005z_1188712213_rc1bb5d30430_rtrmadp_3_zimbabwe-politics.jpg People celebrate in Harare after President Robert Mugabe resigned. Photo Reuters Robert Mugabe has resigned as Zimbabwe's president, a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who turned from independence hero to archetypal strongman.
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Let's be Franc

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Mark Henderson. If there were an Academy Award ceremony for grape varieties, the usual suspects of chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, sauvignon blanc and the like would be vying for the gong for Best Grape in a Leading Role.
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Bruschetta with asparagus, mozzarella and pine nuts

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Sometimes in life I like to indulge in a little food luxury and this combination ticks all the right boxes.
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Dispensary's gluten-free lemon and coconut cake

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
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Fresh off the runway

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Phoebe Ryder. PHOTO: JODIE GIBSON Former Otago Polytechnic fashion student Brittany Pooley goes back to class to take a look at this year’s COLLECTIONS/17 Graduate Fashion Show.
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Dunstan Lodge 150th anniversary celebrations

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
At the Dunstan Lodge 150th anniversary celebrations, Clyde, Saturday, November 18.
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Queenstown International Marathon finish line

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
At the Queenstown International Marathon finish line, Queenstown Recreation Ground, Saturday, November 18.
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Victorian Fete

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
At the Victorian Fete, Oamaru, Sunday, November 19.
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Luggate Hotel 150th anniversary celebrations

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
At the Luggate Hotel 150th anniversary celebrations, Sunday, November 19.
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Courtesy noticeably absent on the road

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
The Great Victorian Photo, without the photobomber shown in our front-page photo on Saturday. PHOTO: CHRISTINE O'CONNOR Could Otago drivers be some of the most aggressive and impatient in the country? I'd hate to think that, but a recent experience leaves me wondering.
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Rage against the machine or hope for a new dawn?

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Is there any hope of change in New Zealand’s  ‘‘two tier’’ health and mental health system, wonders Marianne Quinn.
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'Get back to basics and do the medicine'

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand chairman Stephen Mark (right), of Christchurch, along with urologists, nurses and support staff who worked at a special super-clinic at Dunedin Hospital last weekend. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH The planning and implementation of the urology super-clinic at Dunedin Hospital should be a lesson to those at the top, writes Calvin Oaten.
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Mum's the word for Dunedin duo

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 05:02
Bracken chef Ken O’Connell. PHOTOS: KELLY LINDSAY A Dunedin team determined to inject some fun in their lives now has a second cookbook to their names, Rebecca Fox discovers.
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