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Wiggy way to support cause

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Julia Steedman and her daughter, Brianna, and son, Enza, celebrate Wig Wednesday with Southern District Health Board children’s outpatient nurses (from left) Ruth Ballantyne, Kim Lloyd and Sharron Dunbar and Child Cancer Foundation family support co-ordinator Vicki Scoles in Dunedin last week. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE Wacky wigs were the latest fashion at Dunedin Hospital last week.
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Mosgiel market chock-a-block

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Mosgiel Market co-ordinators Janelle Roguski (left) and Maryanne Ashford read the waiting list of vendors wanting to join the market. PHOTO: SHAWN MCAVINUE A Mosgiel market is going from strength to strength.
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Southerners in U-21 side

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Two southern players have made the New Zealand Under-21 netball squad.
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Andrews’ first win a long time in the making

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
The road to the winner’s circle has been a long and challenging one for trainer Paul Andrews, but he finally made it when Tad Lincoln won yesterday.
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Ajax secures place in women’s club final

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Ajax has clinched a spot in the final.
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Taking Maori art to the world

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
‘‘Waitohu’’ curator Stephen Higginson with Chris Bailey’s Pou (2020). PHOTO: GERARD O’BRIEN The work of some of New Zealand’s most respected Maori artists goes on show in Dunedin this weekend. RebeccaFox talks to Milford Galleries Dunedin director Stephen Higginson about the great things happening in New Zealand art.
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Art seen: September 17

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
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Relating to words, writing

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Jordan Hamel performs his poetry. PHOTO: SUPPLIED New Zealand’s Young Writers Festival begins in Dunedin next week with a range of workshops and events to inspire young writers. Rebecca Fox talks to poet and national slam champion Jordan Hamel.
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Lockdown inspires remote working festival for resort

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Ziptrek Ecotours and RemoteTogetherNZ founder Trent Yeo, of Queenstown. PHOTO: SUPPLIED A Queenstown entrepreneur has used the Covid-19-induced lockdown as inspiration to create, hopefully, short- and long-term benefits for the Wakatipu, and New Zealand.
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Shortage of new cars likely effect of pandemic

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Southern Motor Group managing director Ken Cummings said he expected to be hit by a shortage of new cars in the next three months. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON New cars could be hard to get hold of in the last few months of this year as local dealers struggle with delays from overseas factories.
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Concerns over visitors’ impact on wildlife aired

Thu, 09/17/2020 - 04:30
Sophie Barker. Photo: supplied The wildlife capital of New Zealand needs to stop visitors "disturbing the wildlife rather than contributing to it", a Dunedin city councillor says.
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Families awarded $700k after three men die in fishing tragedy

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 20:54
The 90-tonne, 16m fishing vessel Jubilee sank after sending a distress signal in the early hours of October 18, 2015. Photo: Suppled via NZ Herald The operators of a trawler which sank off the Canterbury coast resulting in the deaths of three South Island fishermen have today been ordered to pay surviving family members more than $700,000.
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Barbados says it will remove Queen as head of state

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 20:32
The parliament building in Bridgetown, Barbados. Photo: Getty Images Barbados wants to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said.
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Football Chat: Up and coming talent and the WPL title

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 20:20
This week on the show we have Football Souths’ football development manager Danny Ledwith, and WPL Dunedin Technical AFC player Hannah Mackay-Wright.
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Pike River mine recovery team reach 'critical part'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 19:48
The team recovering the Pike River mine has reached the area that provides the best chance of finding clues about what caused the 2010 explosion.
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Pike River mine recovery team reach 'critical part'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 19:47
The team recovering the Pike River mine has reached the area that provides the best chance of finding clues about what caused the 2010 explosion.
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Rugby Chat: Coaches talk finals clash

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 18:15
Paul talks to the head coaches of Varsity and Taieri ahead of their clash in the Dunedin Premier Rugby final this weekend.
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Otago Uni staffer wants apology over 'institutional gaslighting'

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 17:37
In a recent letter to staff and students, the university has now admitted the proposal was a response to a legal challenge and it now says it will strenuously defend the pathways in court. Photo: ODT file An Otago University staff member wants an apology from senior leadership for the way it's dealt with a proposal to impose caps on preferential entry pathways into medical school.
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Two freed from vehicle after crash in Wanaka CBD

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 17:19
Fire crews at the scene of the crash in Wanaka today. Photo: Mark Price Two people had to be freed from a car which ended up on its side after the vehicle struck a tree in central Wanaka today.
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Fonterra buys Australian dairy brand

Wed, 09/16/2020 - 16:54
Fonterra claims to have a 23 per cent share of the Australian retail cheese market. Photo: Getty Images Fonterra is to buy Australian company Dairy Country to support its consumer cheese business across the Tasman.
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