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 2020-09-30 07:21 

Otago Daily Times

Greens announce plans for $250m energy projects fund...

eight_col_shaw3.jpg Thomas Nash, a councillor at the Greater Wellington Regional Council (left) and Green Party co-leader James Shaw. Photo: Green Party The Green Party wants to create a $250 million Community Energy Projects Fund if it is part of the nex...

 2020-09-30 07:12 

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Clothes mountains build up as recycling breaks down...

Antonio de Carvalho from Green World Recycling sorts through bags of clothing at the company's facility in Stourbridge. Photo: Reuters Clothes recycling is the pressure-release valve of fast fashion, and it's breaking under Covid-19 curbs....

 2020-09-30 06:13 

Otago Daily Times

Football Chat with WPL coach and Football South...

For our final week of 2020 Footy Chat, we have special guest Stuart Moffatt, head coach of the WPL University side, and well known 'Moffside' podcast host....

 2020-09-29 04:54 

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NZ First Foundation pair charged over SFO probe...

NZ First leader Winston Peters is vowing legal action against the Serious Fraud Office after its probe into the NZ First Foundation....

 2020-09-29 03:24 

Otago Daily Times

Fallen tree causing traffic delays...

A fallen tree has caused traffic delays on a Banks Peninsula road....

 2020-09-29 03:17 

Otago Daily Times

SFO to reveal outcome of NZ First Foundation probe...

kslymiykkrgqtjq4idvhqukw3e.jpg New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has always said the NZ First Foundation's activities were legal. Photo: NZ Herald The Serious Fraud Office is expected to release the findings of its investigation into the NZ Firs...

 2020-09-29 03:17 

Otago Daily Times

NZ First Foundation pair charged over SFO probe...

NZ First leader Winston Peters is vowing legal action against the Serious Fraud Office after its probe into the NZ First Foundation....

 2020-09-29 03:02 

Otago Daily Times

Extra hours at ski field for pass holders...

Coronet Peak. Photo: ODT files There's a treat in store for NZSKi season pass holders tomorrow, as Coronet Peak reopens just three days after it closed for the end of season....

 2020-09-29 02:53 

Otago Daily Times

Conditions set to ease after weather bomb...

Conditions are set to ease after a weather bomb lashed the lower South Island, bringing heavy snow and strong winds that disrupted flights, closed roads, and caused grave concerns for farmers....

 2020-09-29 02:50 

Otago Daily Times

Down the drain: Phones in showers scuppering sustainability...

Photo: RNZ Showering with your cellphone may sound bizarre to some. But for an increasing number of Kiwi families, it's seriously hampering efforts to reduce bills and increase sustainability, RNZ's Teresa Cowie discovers....

 2020-09-29 02:42 

Otago Daily Times

Young girl loses best friend after suspected cat poisoning...

Anara has autism and oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and has had Holly since she was 1. Photo: Supplied A Kiwi mother who says her daughter's cat was deliberately poisoned is urging people to think twice about how they treat animals....

 2020-09-29 02:26 

Otago Daily Times

Covid-19 deaths pass 1 million mark...

The pandemic has spread to 188 countries with more than 32 million confirmed cases. Photo: Getty Images The number of people worldwide who have died from Covid-19 has passed 1 million according to researchers, with many regions still reporting surging num...

 2020-09-29 02:09 

Otago Daily Times

Extra hours at Coronet Peak for pass holders...

Coronet Peak. Photo: ODT files There's a treat in store for NZSKi season pass holders tomorrow, as Coronet Peak reopens just three days after it closed for the end of season....

 2020-09-29 02:06 

Otago Daily Times

Jacinda Ardern reveals who's been making Neve's lunches...

Clarke Gayford has been looking after his daughter Neve's lunches amid Jacinda's campaign. Photo: Supplied via NZH Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is juggling being a mum with leading the country - but she's reminded us again that "it takes ...

 2020-09-29 01:59 

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Seafood company branches out into beauty industry...

Photo: Supplied / Sanford The seafood company Sanford has taken a small step into the beauty products market....

 2020-09-29 01:52 

Otago Daily Times

Nats official who allegedly goes by 'Merv' still in Canterbury role...

Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon A senior National Party official, accused of calling a talkback radio station to derail a candidate, is still holding on to a Canterbury leadership role within the party....

 2020-09-29 01:43 

Otago Daily Times

Labour policy: Mental health for school children, mobile dental clinics...

Labour would make mental health support available to all primary and intermediate students, and increase dental health grants to $1000, if elected....

 2020-09-29 01:43 

Otago Daily Times

'Strategy working': Virus infection trend falls in Victoria...

Photo: Getty Images Australia's coronavirus hotspot state of Victoria on Tuesday reported 10 new infections in the past 24 hours, turning around a second contagion wave that only last month was infecting over 700 people every day....

 2020-09-29 01:41 

Otago Daily Times

The Butterfly effect: Green Party co-leader interrupted mid-speech...

Green Party co-leader James Shaw was lost for words after he was interrupted during a campaign stop in Dunedin on Sunday....

 2020-09-29 01:37 

Otago Daily Times

Covid-19 deaths pass 1 million mark...

The pandemic has spread to 188 countries with more than 32 million confirmed cases. Photo: Getty Images The number of people worldwide who have died from Covid-19 has passed 1 million according to researchers, with many regions still reporting surging num...

 2020-09-29 01:11 

Otago Daily Times

Different French Open, same start for Nadal...

2020-09-28t181702z_1604810937_rc2u7j9j18as_rtrmadp_3_tennis-frenchopen_0.jpg Rafael Nadal is eyeing his 13th French Open title. Photo: Reuters It might be an unusual French Open but claycourt master Rafael Nadal started his quest for a record-extending 13...

 2020-09-29 00:58 

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Slideshow: Stunning snowfall in the South...

Flurries of snow have been fluttering about Dunedin today, while places further south have been blanketed in the stuff....

 2020-09-29 00:57 

Otago Daily Times

Greens plan to connect Canterbury via rapid passenger rail...

Photo: Getty Images A multi-billion dollar public transport plan is how the Green Party aims to reduce emissions and congestion if elected....

 2020-09-29 00:47 

Otago Daily Times

Labour health policy: Mental health for school children, mobile dental clinics...

Labour would make mental health support available to all primary and intermediate students, and increase dental health grants to $1000, if elected....

 2020-09-29 00:35 

Otago Daily Times

Speed limit through West Melton to be lowered soon...

The speed on State Highway 73 in West Melton will be reduced from 70km/h to 60km/h from October 12. Photo: Martin Hunter The fight to improve road safety in West Melton has taken another step forward with a speed limit reduction from next month....

 2020-09-29 00:14 

Otago Daily Times

Covid numbers: Two new cases in managed isolation...

There are two new cases of Covid-19 which have been reported today, both are in managed isolation facilities....

 2020-09-29 00:06 

Otago Daily Times

Christchurch students raise $600K for voice-to-txt startup...

Members of the Vxt team with co-founders Lucy Turner and Luke Campbell front left. Photo: Supplied via NZH Christchurch Gen-Zers Luke Campbell and Lucy Turner have raised $600,000 in seed capital for their startup Vxt, which translates voicemail messages ...

 2020-09-28 23:52 

Otago Daily Times

NZ's Covid numbers: Two new cases in managed isolation...

There are two new cases of Covid-19 which have been reported today, both are in managed isolation facilities....

 2020-09-28 22:50 

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin to host international cricket clashes...

The University of Otago Oval will host a twenty20 match between the Black Caps and Australia on February 25, and the following month it will host a one-dayer. Photo: ODT file New Zealand Cricket has announced the Black Caps home international season and D...

 2020-09-28 22:46 

Otago Daily Times

Schedule for Black Caps includes three Hagley Park matches...

Hagley Oval will hold the second test against Pakistan starting January 3. Photo: Getty Images The Black Caps have two more months to wait before the return of international cricket with their summer schedule revealed today....

 2020-09-28 22:46 

Otago Daily Times

Schedule for Black Caps includes three matches at Hagley Oval...

Hagley Oval will hold the second test against Pakistan starting January 3. Photo: Getty Images The Black Caps have two more months to wait before the return of international cricket with their summer schedule revealed today....

 2020-09-28 22:34 

Otago Daily Times

Quake repairs almost finished at St Mary's Church...

Scaffolding surrounds St Mary's Church in Halswell. Photo: Geoff Sloan Work to repair the earthquake-damaged St Mary's Church in Halswell is just weeks away from completion as the Anglican Church closes in on the end of a city-wide repair programm...

 2020-09-28 22:20 

Otago Daily Times

Man escaping managed isolation not 'failure of security' - Megan Woods...

Megan Woods. Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas The minister in charge of managed isolation facilities, Wigram MP Megan Woods, says the escape of a man in isolation from a fourth-floor window is not a failure of security....

 2020-09-28 22:05 

Otago Daily Times

Man pleads guilty after devastating gas explosion...

Scene of a serious gas explosion in the suburb of Northwood in Christchurch today. Photo: Amber Allott A man has pleaded guilty to a charge under the Gas Act - after a devastating gas explosion in Christchurch....

 2020-09-28 22:03 

Otago Daily Times

Watch: Snow turns southern roads into rinks...
 2020-09-28 21:48 

Otago Daily Times

Man pleads guilty after devastating gas explosion in Christchurch...

Scene of a serious gas explosion in the suburb of Northwood in Christchurch today. Photo: Amber Allott A gasfitter has pleaded guilty to a charge under the Gas Act - after a devastating explosion in Christchurch....

 2020-09-28 21:41 

Otago Daily Times

'Not good enough': Air NZ pilot invites female passenger to ride in cockpit...

An allegedly "intoxicated"; female passenger was allowed to travel in the cockpit of a Wellington to Nelson flight. Photo: Supplied An Air New Zealand pilot has been "reminded of the correct procedure" after inviting an "intoxicated"...

 2020-09-28 21:35 

Otago Daily Times

Watch: Snow turns city's roads into rinks...
 2020-09-28 21:20 

Otago Daily Times

Kiwi kayak legend, craftsman, killed in crash...

Andrew Martin of Nelson was a highly regarded kayak maker and champion of the sport. Photo / Richard Ussher Well-renowned kayak craftsman and kayaker Andrew Martin has been killed in a multiple-car crash near Nelson....

 2020-09-28 21:12 

Otago Daily Times

'Hilariously stupid': Disabled parking spot blunder puzzles visitors...

A Reddit user shared the image showing the disabled parking spot next to a ramp with steps to access it. Photo: Supplied via NZH A disabled parking spot next to steps leading up to a ramp has left visitors confused as to how it could be helpful for those ...

 2020-09-28 21:08 

Otago Daily Times

WATCH LIVE: Dunedin City Council meeting...
 2020-09-28 21:06 

Otago Daily Times

Snow expected in North Island as icy blast moves up from South...

Snow is expected to fall in the North Island this morning as a bomb cyclone barrels up the country, bringing storm-force winds and sending temperatures plummeting below zero in the far south today....

 2020-09-28 20:58 

Otago Daily Times

Kiwi kayak legend, craftsman, killed in crash...

Andrew Martin of Nelson was a highly regarded kayak maker and champion of the sport. Photo / Richard Ussher Well-renowned kayak craftsman and kayaker Andrew Martin has been killed in a multiple-car crash near Nelson....

 2020-09-28 20:52 

Otago Daily Times

Neighbours 'yet to hear' from Christchurch Airport...

Photo: ODT files Christchurch Airport executives say they are continuing to meet residents affected by a proposed international airport in Tarras but have refused to name those they have met....

 2020-09-28 20:48 

Otago Daily Times

The South Today bulletin: Monday, September 28...
 2020-09-28 20:46 

Otago Daily Times

Man climbed out of window to escape managed isolation facility...

A man deported from Australia is believed to have tied sheets together to abscond from the fourth floor of a managed isolation facility on Monday morning, but has since been found....

 2020-09-28 20:35 

Otago Daily Times

Man killed in crash named...

The man who died after a crash in Ashburton on Saturday night has been named....

 2020-09-28 20:35 

Otago Daily Times

Police name man killed in Ashburton crash...

Police have released the name of the man who was killed in a car crash in Ashburton at the weekend....

 2020-09-28 20:28 

Otago Daily Times

Canterbury halls, war memorials share $181,000 repair bonus...

The Mt Somers War Memorial Hall. Photo: Supplied The Mt Hutt Memorial Hall, Mt Somers War Memorial Hall, Seafield Hall and Ashburton war memorial and cenotaph will each receive a share of $181,000 for repairs and renovations, thanks to Provincial Growth F...

 2020-09-28 20:22 

Otago Daily Times

Pair mark 60 years of marriage on Thursday...

Lorraine and Graham Robinson will mark their 60th wedding anniversary on October 1. Photo: Shelley Topp Lorraine and Graham Robinson are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary next month with a family outing on the Kaiapoi River Queen....

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