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Council to consider joining funding agency

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Steve Hill The Clutha District Council is projecting increased borrowing of $26million during the next three years.
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Climbers' bible to be launched

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Michal Karnik climbs one of Queenstown’s hardest routes at Wye Creek on Eweniverse. Photo: Guillaume Charton A Wakatipu climbers' bible is being launched in Queenstown.
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References to ‘affordable residential lots’ gone

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
An artist’s impression of 20 terrace houses proposed for Wanaka’s Northlake special zone. Image: Supplied Northlake Investments Ltd has dropped the term ‘‘affordable residential lots’’ from its resource consent application to build 20 terrace houses in Wanaka.
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More concerns aired on club game

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Lance Spence A second club rugby administrator has expressed concerns about the future of the sport at that level.
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Familiar name drawn south to Highlanders

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
New Highlanders lock Jack Whetton throws the ball around at a training session at Logan Park yesterday. Photo: Gerard O'Brien Jack Whetton knows it is coming.
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Return of all-rounder Kitchen should boost Otago

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Anaru Kitchen. Otago all-rounder Anaru Kitchen is making a surprise return to first-class cricket.
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French club says Smith on the move

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Ben Smith. Is it bon voyage?
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Double incentive for Southern Utd youth side

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Terry Boylan The focus remains on development - but it must be hard not to have a league title in mind.
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Welcome home game for United

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Chris Wright Southern United will have racked up plenty of air points over the past two months.
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Obstacle race for Wanaka

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 04:30
Martin McKone Another multisport event looks set to come to Wanaka next spring, but it will be a little bit different.
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Warriors open door to past

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 03:30
Te Papa curator Dr Rebecca Rice takes a look at one of the terracotta warriors being installed in an exhibition at Te Papa. Photo: Supplied Former Otago woman Rebecca Rice has always had an interest in China and its culture. She tells Rebecca Fox how that has led to a major project showcasing China’s terracotta warriors.
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Art Seen: December 13

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 03:30
In this week's Art Seen, Robyn Maree Pickens looks at exhibitions from James Hope, Lonnie Hutchinson, and Te Rongo Kirkwood.
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Two $500k Lotto wins in Christchurch

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 21:13
Two players from Christchurch have won $500,000 in tonight’s Lotto draw.
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The South Today bulletin: December 12

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 20:27
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Hundreds turn out in Dunedin for Grace Millane vigil

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 19:12
img_3306.jpg People gather in the Octagon in central Dunedin on Wednesday evening to remember slain English tourist Grace Millane. Photo: Gregor Richardson Hundreds of people have turned out in the Octagon in Dunedin this evening for a vigil for slain English tourist Grace Millane.
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Drought closes Queensland's historic stock routes

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 18:04
Queensland's historic stock routes have closed to graziers for the first time in living memory as severe drought conditions continue.
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Grace Millane 'forever a Kiwi'

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:11
david_millane_rnz.jpg David Millane. Photo: RNZ As David Millane prepares to make the long journey home with the body of his slain daughter Grace, he has thanked the "heroic" police and the people of New Zealand for the "outpouring of love, numerous messages, tributes and compassion" in the wake of the young tourist's murder.
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More stormy weather on way for South

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 17:01
Daytime heating and wind convergences are expected to produce showers and possible thunderstorms over western and central parts of the South Island during Thursday afternoon and evening.
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False complaint charge over needle in strawberry report

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:32
A woman has been charged with making a false complaint after reporting finding a needle in a strawberry bought at a Timaru supermarket.
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Farming nutrient programme can be 'manipulated' - watchdog

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:25
Dairy cows grazing in a field. Photo: Getty Images The environment watchdog is warning there are shortcomings in the tool that farmers use to manage the nutrients they put into their land which can end up damaging rivers and lakes.
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