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Complainants tight-lipped over Nobby Clark apology

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 18:40
Mayor Nobby Clark. Photo: ODT files The two councillors who lodged a code of conduct complaint against Invercargill Mayor Nobby Clark will not comment on his recent apology.
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Young entrepreneur to represent Southland

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 18:35
Aurora College. PHOTO: ODT FILES A Southland pupil plans to build the business knowledge of his peers when he returns from an entrepreneurial venture in Auckland this month.
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PowerNet donates vehicles to remote lodge trusts

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 18:30
Safety in the remote wilderness of the Southern region has been enhanced by PowerNet providing two four-wheel-drive vehicles for Deep Cove Outdoor Education Trust (Deep Cove) and Borland Lodge Adventure and Education Trust (Borland Lodge).
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Land for data centre secured

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 18:27
T4Group Data Centre executive director Dean Addie. Bit by byte, things are coming together for Southland’s new multimillion-dollar data centre, as T4 Group announces it has bought the land it will build on.
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Brothers in arms through cancer journey

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 18:25
Having a laugh at the Southern Man’s Group in Invercargill last Thursday are (from left) Jeff Low, Craig Allison, Steve Brodie and Neill Rumble. PHOTO: NINA TAPU In a back room in Invercargill, a pelvic dummy is being passed around.
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Parry exits Gore's top job for second time

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 17:24
Steve Parry. Photo: Sandy Eggleston Gore District Council chief executive Stephen Parry, whose temporary reappointment to the job he had quit sparked protests, is leaving for good next month.
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Te Papa to take down damaged Treaty of Waitangi exhibition

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 17:18
The Te Papa exhibition was damaged with spray paint and an angle grinder in December. Photo: RNZ A Treaty of Waitangi display at Te Papa in Wellington which was spray-painted last year will be taken down next week.
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Man killed in Ashburton farm incident named

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:39
Henry Wild. Photo: Ashburton Celtic RFC Police have named the man killed in a workplace incident at a farm in Ashburton on Tuesday.
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Young man killed in Ashburton farm incident named

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:35
Henry Wild. Photo: Ashburton Celtic RFC Police have named the man killed in a workplace incident at a farm in Ashburton on Tuesday.
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Shane Jones' Waitangi Tribunal comments 'inappropriate'

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:34
Shane Jones. Photo: RNZ The Māori Law Society has written to Prime Minister Christopher Luxon over NZ First MP Shane Jones' comments regarding the Waitangi Tribunal.
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Stabbed bishop forgives his attacker

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:25
Bishop Mar Mari Emmanuel said he was recovering from the attack. An Assyrian bishop who was stabbed during a service at his Sydney church said he was recovering quickly and that he had forgiven his attacker.
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Adventure playground for adults planned

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:19
It's a sort of "Chipmunks for adults".
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Couple possibly killed by rogue ram

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 16:04
Police at the scene on Anzac Valley Rd in rural Waitākere. Photo: RNZ Two people found dead at a rural Auckland property are believed to have been killed by a rogue ram.
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Children's pyjamas recalled due to fire safety risk

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 15:59
The recalled Kmart pyjamas. Photo: Kmart Kmart has recalled a pair of children's pyjamas over fire safety concerns.
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Rugby Chat: Zingari and Kaik quick out of the blocks

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 15:58
Paul Dwyer is still working his way through talking to Dunedin’s Prem coaches - this week it's Willie Holla from Zingari and Andy Hunter from Kaikorai.
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Chch company developing cost effective home battery system

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 15:47
Photo: Getty Images Christchurch company ArcActive has unveiled its plan to manufacture its new lead acid home battery energy storage systems – and intends to sell them for half the price of a Tesla Powerwall.
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Chch-made video game to hit the big screen

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 15:24
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Health Ministry delays review into use of puberty blockers

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 15:11
Stock photo: Getty The Health Ministry has again delayed its long-awaited review of the evidence for transgender children and teenagers' use of puberty blockers after a highly critical report from Britain.
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Rolleston College starts mediation with ministry to decide way forward

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 14:46
An artist’s impression of what Rolleston College’s new three-stage senior campus was set to look like before it was significantly cut back by the Ministry of Education. Image: Supplied Rolleston College has now entered mediation with the Ministry of Education in a bid to get the second campus it wants.
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In Photos: Pirates Old Boys

Thu, 04/18/2024 - 14:27
All photos courtesy of Dave Loudon Photography.
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