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 2021-01-20 08:19 

Otago Daily Times

Biden inauguration: NZ deploys online counter-terror team...

Police and National Guard soldiers near the US Capitol Building in Washington. Photo: Getty Images Warnings of violent political acts in the United States have prompted New Zealand authorities to deploy an online counter-terrorism team....

 2021-01-20 07:49 

Otago Daily Times

Another baby on way for McCaws...

Gemma and Richie McCaw with daughter Charlotte. Photo: gemflynn/Instagram Congratulations are in order for Richie and Gemma McCaw....

 2021-01-20 07:43 

Otago Daily Times

Another baby on way for McCaws...

Gemma and Richie McCaw with daughter Charlotte. Photo: gemflynn/Instagram Congratulations are in order for Richie and Gemma McCaw....

 2021-01-19 06:11 

Otago Daily Times

Man kicks in police car window in Milton...

A man kicked in a police car window following a disorder incident in Milton....

 2021-01-19 05:36 

Otago Daily Times

5 'adverse events' including fatal at West Coast DHB...

Photo: RNZ A West Coast patient died last year because hospital staff failed to realise the person's condition had deteriorated and did not transfer them in time to a tertiary-level hospital....

 2021-01-19 05:36 

Otago Daily Times

5 'adverse events' including fatal at West Coast DHB...

Photo: RNZ A West Coast patient died last year because hospital staff failed to realise the person's condition had deteriorated and did not transfer them in time to a tertiary-level hospital....

 2021-01-19 05:10 

Otago Daily Times

Crews battle wind to contain Canterbury fires...

Firefighters battling several blazes in Canterbury, including one near Lyttelton, were hampered by strong winds today....

 2021-01-19 04:58 

Otago Daily Times

Woman who died in Canterbury crash named...

Police have released the name of a woman who died in a crash near Makikihi in South Canterbury at the weekend....

 2021-01-19 04:47 

Otago Daily Times

Albatross colony welcomes first chick of season...

Some 140 albatross have been spotted at the Taiaroa Head colony this season since September. Photo: ODT files Dunedin's Royal Albatross colony has a new resident....

 2021-01-19 04:28 

Otago Daily Times

Trump clemency likely for rapper but not for Giuliani, Bannon: source...

Lil Wayne appeared to support Donald Trump during last year's presidential campaign. Photo: Reuters US President Donald Trump is likely to grant clemency to rapper Lil Wayne in a final wave of pardons and commutations that is not expected to include l...

 2021-01-19 03:38 

Otago Daily Times

'Quite a fright': Alleged firearms incident in Gore...

An armed police officer on corner of Oxford St and Hamilton St earlier this afternoon. Photo: Fiona Ellis Cordons have been lifted after an alleged firearms incident in Gore this afternoon....

 2021-01-19 03:28 

Otago Daily Times

Woman killed in South Canterbury crash named...

Police can now name the woman who died as a result of a single-vehicle crash near Makikihi in South Canterbury on Sunday....

 2021-01-19 03:18 

Otago Daily Times

'Quite a fright': Alleged firearms incident in Gore...

An armed police officer on corner of Oxford St and Hamilton St this afternoon. Photo: Fiona Ellis Cordons have been lifted after an alleged firearms incident in Gore this afternoon....

 2021-01-19 02:53 

Otago Daily Times

Man killed in crash near Omarama...

A man was killed when the ute he was in rolled near Omarama last week. PHOTO: KAYLA HODGE Police have released the name of the man who died when his ute rolled on State Highway 8 near Omarama on Thursday....

 2021-01-19 02:45 

Otago Daily Times

Armed police called to 'serious incident' in Gore...

An armed police officer on corner of Oxford St and Hamilton St this afternoon. Photo: Fiona Ellis Some businesses are in lockdown and armed police are responding after "serious incident" was reported in Gore this afternoon....

 2021-01-19 01:52 

Otago Daily Times

Howling wind causes havoc as crews battle fires...

Firefighters battling several blazes in Canterbury, including one near Lyttelton, are being hampered by strong wind....

 2021-01-19 01:52 

Otago Daily Times

Fire crews contain blaze, evacuated residents set to return home...

Firefighters battling several blazes in Canterbury, including one near Lyttelton, were hampered by strong winds on Tuesday....

 2021-01-19 01:33 

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin man killed in crash near Omarama...

A man was killed when the ute he was in rolled near Omarama last week. PHOTO: KAYLA HODGE Police have released the name of the man who died when his ute rolled on State Highway 8 near Omarama on Thursday....

 2021-01-19 01:27 

Otago Daily Times

'Creepy' Santa in Wanaka pit...

Auckland's much-loved but often-maligned "creepy" Santa has been seen for the first time since he retired to the South Island, but he doesn't look well....

 2021-01-19 01:18 

Otago Daily Times

Jailed Navalny calls for street protests...

Alexei Navalny at a police station in Khimki outside Moscow on Monday. Photo: Reuters Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has urged Russians to take to the streets in protest after a judge remanded him in pre-trial detention for 30 days despite calls from Weste...

 2021-01-19 01:17 

Otago Daily Times

'Creepy' Santa seen in Wanaka pit...

Auckland's much-loved but often-maligned "creepy" Santa has been seen for the first time since he retired to the South Island, but he doesn't look well....

 2021-01-19 01:14 

Otago Daily Times

He's fired: The White House reality show ends...

Donald Trump on the campaign trail in Florida last year. He gave his all to his supporters, firing them up at regular rallies. Photo: Reuters A red tie, often tied too long. A raised fist, often held high to a supportive crowd. A scowling face. A raised v...

 2021-01-19 01:12 

Otago Daily Times

Johnson criticised over lack of welfare commitment...

Boris Johnson: "We will put our arms around the whole of the country:. Photo: Reuters British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been criticised in parliament for refusing to commit to the renewal of a temporary welfare payment increase brought in last ...

 2021-01-19 00:58 

Otago Daily Times

Jailed Navalny calls for street protests...

Alexei Navalny at a police station in Khimki outside Moscow on Monday. Photo: Reuters Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has urged Russians to take to the streets in protest after a judge remanded him in pre-trial detention for 30 days despite calls from Weste...

 2021-01-19 00:50 

Otago Daily Times

Former All Blacks midfielder joins Crusaders coaching team...

Rene Ranger, Assistant Coach Tamati Ellison and Head Coach Scott Robertson at the Crusaders training session at English Park on Monday. Photo: Getty Images Former All Blacks midfielder Tamati Ellison has joined the Crusaders coaching staff....

 2021-01-19 00:42 

Otago Daily Times

He's fired: The White House reality show ends...

Donald Trump on the campaign trail in Florida last year. He gave his all to his supporters, firing them up at regular rallies. Photo: Reuters A red tie, often tied too long. A raised fist, often held high to a supportive crowd. A scowling face. A raised v...

 2021-01-19 00:41 

Otago Daily Times

Potting mix risks still underrated...

Dr Ali Mohammadi undertakes research at the University of Otago Christchurch campus. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Community awareness about legionnaire's disease is growing, but some gardeners still underestimate the risks posed by potting mix, a researcher warns....

 2021-01-19 00:36 

Otago Daily Times

'Apartheid New Zealand is madness'...

In the 1980s, many New Zealanders stood proudly against apartheid the South African system of government which enabled a race-based minority to impose its rule over the majority of the population....

 2021-01-19 00:36 

Otago Daily Times

Water main collapses in central city...

Photo: Daisy Hudson A water main has collapsed in central Dunedin this afternoon....

 2021-01-19 00:32 

Otago Daily Times

Sea lion on road stalls traffic...

A large sea lion brought traffic to a halt south of Dunedin today after it took a seat in the middle of the road....

 2021-01-19 00:23 

Otago Daily Times

The South Today bulletin: Monday, January 18...
 2021-01-19 00:22 

Otago Daily Times

Woodwork teacher nails job satisfaction tutoring night classes...

Woodwork tutor Chris Thompson is ready for a new group of night students. Photo: Linda Clarke Ever fancied making your own chest of drawers or coffee table?...

 2021-01-19 00:20 

Otago Daily Times

Endangered birds killed by drivers at Canterbury river...

Vehicles racing through the Ashley River where endangered native birds are nesting. Photo: Grant Davey Endangered native birds are at risk at a Canterbury braided river due to people driving recklessly through their nests....

 2021-01-19 00:09 

Otago Daily Times

'Absolutely reckless behaviour': Critically endangered birds killed by drivers...

Vehicles racing through the Ashley River where endangered native birds are nesting. Photo: Grant Davey via NZH Endangered native birds are at risk at a Canterbury braided river due to people recklessly driving through their nests....

 2021-01-18 23:35 

Otago Daily Times

Covid crackdown - tougher testing regime for most travellers to NZ...

Chris Hipkins. Photo: RNZ The Government has officially made it mandatory for almost every traveller coming to New Zealand to produce a negative Covid-19 test before they board a plane....

 2021-01-18 23:18 

Otago Daily Times

The Warehouse apologises after sexist children's bike description...

The Warehouse has been forced to change the language used in the product descriptions of several children's bikes after it was accused of sexism. Photo: Facebook The Warehouse has apologised for an "unacceptable4; advertisement that described b...

 2021-01-18 23:05 

Otago Daily Times

Summer snow in South Island as cool change moves through...

Snow at Cardrona Alpine Resort this morning. Photo: Geoff Wayatt Snow is falling in parts of the South Island this morning as a southerly air flow puts the brakes on summer for a few days....

 2021-01-18 22:59 

Otago Daily Times

'Might as well get my horse and cart': Lower speed limits on state highways frustrate locals...

New Zealand Transport Agency - Waka Kotahi said making sure speeds were safe was the quickest and most effective way to prevent deaths and serious injuries (file photo). Photo: RNZ / Andrew McRae It's been a summer of change for drivers, with some sta...

 2021-01-18 22:46 

Otago Daily Times

The Warehouse apologises after sexist children's bike description...

The Warehouse has been forced to change the language used in the product descriptions of several children's bikes after it was accused of sexism. Photo: Facebook The Warehouse has apologised for an "unacceptable4; advertisement that described b...

 2021-01-18 22:40 

Otago Daily Times

Demand for Canterbury properties rising as house prices double in some parts of NZ...

Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon In the last 10 years, the value of property has doubled in some areas of New Zealand....

 2021-01-18 22:03 

Otago Daily Times

'Brexit carnage': Protest in London over export delays...

A truck takes part in a Brexit protest at Parliament Square in London. Photo: Reuters More than 20 shellfish trucks parked on roads near the British parliament and Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street residence on Monday to protest against po...

 2021-01-18 21:58 

Otago Daily Times

Servo inferno: Three in car when fuel ignited...

Emergency services were called to the Bay View BP on Friday night after a large fire broke out. Photo: Kelly Bray Three people were inside a car when a bucket of fuel inside the car ignited at a Hawke's Bay petrol station, starting a massive forecourt...

 2021-01-18 21:56 

Otago Daily Times

Aaron Smith and Teagan Voykovich tie the knot...

Aaron Smith and Teagan Voykovich with their son Luka. Photo: Instagram All Blacks and Highlanders star Aaron Smith tied the knot with long-time partner Teagan Voykovich at the weekend....

 2021-01-18 21:43 

Otago Daily Times

Elephants in the Avon part of Christchurch's rich past...

Photo: Newsline / CCC The quakes may have claimed many of Christchurch's heritage buildings but the city is still teeming with connections to our past - if you know where to look....

 2021-01-18 21:41 

Otago Daily Times

Servo inferno: Three in car when fuel ignited...

Emergency services were called to the Bay View BP on Friday night after a large fire broke out. Photo: Kelly Bray Three people were inside a car when a bucket of fuel inside the car ignited at a Hawke's Bay petrol station, starting a massive forecourt...

 2021-01-18 21:17 

Otago Daily Times

Commemorative programme released for 10th anniversary of 2011 Christchurch quake...

Photo: Martin Hunter The commemorative programme to mark the 10th anniversary of the February 22, 2011, Christchurch quake has been released....

 2021-01-18 21:05 

Otago Daily Times

Aaron Smith and Teagan Voykovich tie the knot...

nugwed3.jpg Aaron Smith and Teagan Voykovich with their son Luka. Photo: Instagram All Blacks and Highlanders star Aaron Smith tied the knot with long-time partner Teagan Voykovich at the weekend....

 2021-01-18 20:46 

Otago Daily Times

Hazardous drinking rates rose over lockdown...

Hazardous drinking rates jumped over the Covid-19 lockdown last year, Alcohol Healthwatch executive director Dr Nicki Jackson says....

 2021-01-18 20:25 

Otago Daily Times

Memorial for Christchurch homicide victim this week...

Police at the Papanui property after the body was found. Photo: Anna Leask / NZH The man allegedly murdered by his partner at his Christchurch home and buried in the backyard just after Christmas will be farewelled this week....

 2021-01-18 20:10 

Otago Daily Times

Have you spotted one in your backyard? Aussie spider establishing in Christchurch...

A male Philoponella congregabilis. Photo: Canterbury Museum A bug-crushing Australian spider has established itself in parts of Christchurch....

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