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Everton hand Manchester United a 4-0 hammering

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 08:31
evertonmanureuters.jpg Everton's Richarlison scores their first goal. Photo: Action Images via Reuters A woeful Manchester United suffered their fifth straight away defeat, in all competitions, with a 4-0 Premier League hammering at the hands of a vibrant Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.
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More than 200 killed in Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:49
Sri Lankan military stand guard near the explosion site at a church in Batticaloa. Photo: Reuters More than 200 people were killed and at least 450 injured in bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the first major attack on the Indian Ocean island since the end of a civil war 10 years ago.
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ODT quiz: April 22

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 07:00
Test your local and general knowledge by taking the Otago Daily Times quiz for Monday, April 22.
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Valley climbs to top of the table with solid victory

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Valley moved to the top of the Citizens Shield with a 34-26 win over Old Boys at Weston Park, scoring five tries to Old Boys' four.
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Wakatipu rally snaffles White Horse Cup

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
,The rival coaches were as bemused as the home crowd after Wakatipu pulled off a stunning 20-19 comeback victory in one of the great White Horse Cup contests at Jack Reid Park in Arrowtown on Saturday.
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Representing dairying in the South

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Southland-Otago share farmers of the Nicola and Cameron van Dorsten, with eldest son Lachlan (5), address a field day at their property last week. Photos: Linda Robertson On May 11, the national winners of the New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards will be announced at a black-tie awards dinner at TSB Arena in Wellington. The South will be represented by Southland-Otago share farmers of the year Cameron and Nicola van Dorsten, farm manager of the year James Matheson and dairy trainee of the year Caycee Cormack. Agribusiness reporter Sally Rae attended the regional winners field day at the van Dorstens’ property last week.
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Challenger Series for startups expanded

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Sarah Ramsay Startup Dunedin's 2019 Challenger Series for new business startups is under way, and has an expanded programme set to benefit more businesses.
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Second company in liquidation

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Glenn Alexander A second company of Dunedin businessman Glenn Alexander has been placed in liquidation, following the collapse of bedding manufacturer Ellis Fibre.
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Big drop in pig numbers forecast

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Workers in protective suits man a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in the Fangshan district of Beijing. PHOTO: REUTERS China's African swine fever-affected pig herd is forecast to shrink to its lowest level in nearly 30 years.
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Handling psychological pressure key

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Lance Burdett describes his job as helping people as much as he can.
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Russia residency for poet

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Dunedin writer David Howard is headed to Ulyanovsk, Russia, for a writer's residency. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON Being restructured out of the University of Otago's philosophy department has had a silver lining for a Dunedin poet.
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Tax advice has to be accurate

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Tax is complex and, at times, not totally logical or fair. Sometimes the combination of legislative changes and technological advancements can create a disconnect between "common knowledge" shared in pubs and clubs, and the technical tax reality.
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'Live and let live' attitude gives way to 'zero tolerance'

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Israel Folau. Photo: Getty Images Back in those dear departed days of yore, there was a Kiwi catch-phrase so common it was almost cliche: "Live and let live", writes John Lapsley.
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Finding hope in the treasure of the Psalms

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Is there hope?, asks Christopher Holmes. 
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Linking us to our past

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Flames and smoke rise from the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris last week. Photo: Getty Images Behind what makes the banner headlines, what reverberates and resonates, what attracts the newspaper readers and sets online hits on fire lie intriguing questions about people and about society.
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Match abandoned after horror injury at Sunnyvale

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Both clubs have issued statements in the wake of Friday's abandoned southern premier league match.
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Collins has a ball in club turnout

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Blues and Otago fullback Michael Collins with the Ranfurly Shield and White Horse Cup after helping Wakatipu beat Arrowtown 20-19 to win the cup in Arrowtown on Saturday. Collins is believed to be the first player to have won both trophies. Photo: Paul Dwyer When Blues fullback Michael Collins missed selection in the squad for Saturday night's game against the Highlanders in Dunedin, he contacted Wakatipu club officials to let them know he was available if they needed him.
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Faddes happy to rediscover the throttle

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Matt Faddes. Photo: ODT files Turns out Matt Faddes can still scamper 50m when required.
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Faddes happy to rediscover the throttle

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Matt Faddes. Photo: ODT files Turns out Matt Faddes can still scamper 50m when required.
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Highlanders dig deep for crucial win

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:30
Shannon Frizell reaches out to score a try for the at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night. Relief at last.
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