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 2022-10-01 21:37 

Otago Daily Times

Couple who found surrogate on Facebook want law change...

Lois and Stephen Caldwell* want a formal agency linking surrogates and donors so parents don't have to rely on Facebook to find a surrogate. Photo: Sylvie Whinray Lois and Stephen Caldwell* didn't expect they'd have to use Facebook to find som...

 2022-10-01 21:36 

Otago Daily Times

Couple who found surrogate on Facebook want law change...

Lois and Stephen Caldwell* want a formal agency linking surrogates and donors so parents don't have to rely on Facebook to find a surrogate. Photo: Sylvie Whinray Lois and Stephen Caldwell* didn't expect they'd have to use Facebook to find som...

 2022-10-01 20:52 

Otago Daily Times

Two pulled to shore after falling out of rowing scull...

Rowers making their was back to shore with two women clinging to the back of the boat. Photo: Gregor Richardson Two women were pulled to shore after coming out of their rowing scull in Otago Harbour this morning....

 2022-10-01 20:29 

Otago Daily Times

Fox and Ko storm into contention...

Ryan Fox rocketed up the leaderboard with a blistering third round. Photo: Getty Images Monday could be victory day for three Kiwi golfers who are all in contention on their respective tours....

 2022-10-01 20:22 

Otago Daily Times

Russia abandons key town, Putin ally suggests a nuclear response...

A service member of Ukraine's National Guard stands at a bridge over the Siverskyi Donets river destroyed during Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the town of Sviatohirsk, Donetsk region. Photo: Reuters Russia said on Saturday its troops had abandone...

 2022-10-01 20:05 

Otago Daily Times

Russia abandons key town, Putin ally suggests a nuclear response...

A service member of Ukraine's National Guard stands at a bridge over the Siverskyi Donets river destroyed during Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the town of Sviatohirsk, Donetsk region. Photo: Reuters Russia said on Saturday its troops had abandone...

 2022-10-01 19:49 

Otago Daily Times

Clean up begins after Hurricane Ian leaves dozens dead, billions in damage...

Entire blocks of buildings were washed away or destroyed in downtown Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: US Army via Reuters Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina face a massive cleanup from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ian, after one of the most pow...

 2022-10-01 19:49 

Otago Daily Times

NZ reality star admits taking advantage of drunk teen...

TVNZ reality TV star Wayde Moore. Photo: Supplied A new reality show has been rocked by the revelation one of its stars took advantage of a teenager's drunkenness to get her into bed then covered her mouth and nose to keep her quiet when she called fo...

 2022-10-01 19:36 

Otago Daily Times

Clean up begins after Hurricane Ian leaves dozens dead, billions in damage...

Entire blocks of buildings were washed away or destroyed in downtown Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: US Army via Reuters Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina face a massive cleanup from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Ian, after one of the most pow...

 2022-10-01 19:12 

Otago Daily Times

NZ reality star admits taking advantage of drunk teen...

TVNZ reality TV star Wayde Moore. Photo: Supplied A new reality show has been rocked by the revelation one of its stars took advantage of a teenager's drunkenness to get her into bed then covered her mouth and nose to keep her quiet when she called fo...

 2022-10-01 08:21 

Otago Daily Times

Otago's NPC season over after narrow loss to Canterbury...

James Lentjes from Otago tackles Tamaiti Williams from Canterbury as Abraham Pole from Otago looms in support during the round nine Bunnings NPC match between Otago and Canterbury. Photo: Getty Images Otago's season is over....

 2022-10-01 07:46 

Otago Daily Times

'My kids need me': Young mum fighting incurable breast cancer...

Anastasia has incurable breast cancer but is fighting to stay alive for her kids. Photo: NZ Herald/Elyse Childs Anastasia Walsh never expected to be looking death in the eye at age 23....

 2022-10-01 07:44 

Otago Daily Times

'My kids need me': Young mum fighting incurable breast cancer...

Anastasia has incurable breast cancer but is fighting to stay alive for her kids. Photo: NZ Herald/Elyse Childs Anastasia Walsh never expected to be looking death in the eye at age 23....

 2022-10-01 05:02 

Otago Daily Times

Tiny homes saga turns sour: Payout after worker sets up rival firm...

Cosy Homes owner Eric and wife Carmel Woods said it was about justice when they took their former employees to the Employment Relations Authority. Photo: Supplied An employee who used his boss' confidential business information to set up a competing b...

 2022-10-01 05:01 

Otago Daily Times

Tiny homes saga turns sour: Payout after worker sets up rival firm...

Cosy Homes owner Eric and wife Carmel Woods said it was about justice when they took their former employees to the Employment Relations Authority. Photo: Supplied An employee who used his boss' confidential business information to set up a competing b...

 2022-10-01 03:50 

Otago Daily Times

Man arrested after Invercargill incident leaves three hurt...

Invercargill police have arrested an 18-year-old man after a disorder incident last night left three people injured, including one critically....

 2022-10-01 03:49 

Otago Daily Times

Man arrested after Invercargill incident leaves three hurt...

Invercargill police have arrested an 18-year-old man after a disorder incident last night left three people injured, including one critically....

 2022-10-01 01:01 

Otago Daily Times

Police feel inadequately trained as AOS callouts rise...

An Armed Offenders Squad during a callout in Christchurch. Photo: NZ Herald Armed Offenders Squads call-outs have hit record levels, reaching almost three a day in one provincial district plagued by gang violence, new figures reveal....

 2022-10-01 00:47 

Otago Daily Times

More than 200% rise in Southern AOS callouts...

An Armed Offenders Squad during a callout in Christchurch. Photo: NZ Herald Armed Offenders Squads call-outs have hit record levels, reaching almost three a day in one provincial district plagued by gang violence, new figures reveal....

 2022-10-01 00:26 

Otago Daily Times

Tourist finds bones, human skull near Darwin beach...

Police say the remains were discovered by a bushwalker on Wednesday afternoon. File photo: Getty Images A bushwalking tourist and his dog have discovered a human skull and other skeletal remains while hiking through thick bush on Darwin's outskirts....

 2022-10-01 00:09 

Otago Daily Times

Single-use plastics ban extended to cotton buds, meat trays, stirrers...

Polystyrene takeaway containers are among the single-use plastics banned from today. Photo: File photo: Getty Images Polystyrene takeaway containers, plastic cotton buds, drink-stirrers are among single-use plastics banned from sale or manufacture in New ...

 2022-10-01 00:06 

Otago Daily Times

Single-use plastics ban extended to cotton buds, meat trays, stirrers...

Polystyrene takeaway containers are among the single-use plastics banned from today. Photo: File photo: Getty Images Polystyrene takeaway containers, plastic cotton buds, drink-stirrers are among single-use plastics banned from sale or manufacture in New ...

 2022-09-30 19:21 

Otago Daily Times

Go bus drivers celebrate pay rise...

Ecstatic Go Bus drivers celebrating a big pay rise on Friday are (back from left) Gurbaj Singh, Ben Forsyth, Frederick Auora, Wayne Bardsley, Philip Matthews and (front) Alan Savell and Tania Cuff. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON One long-serving Dunedin bus dri...

 2022-09-30 19:10 

Otago Daily Times

Kiwi facing possible death penalty in Bali after drug bust...

A New Zealander has been arrested in Bali after being suspected of being part of a drug ring, according to media reports. Photo: Getty Images A New Zealand man could be facing years behind bars in Bali or even the death penalty after being caught possessi...

 2022-09-30 19:09 

Otago Daily Times

Putin proclaims Ukrainian annexation, vows war win...

Spectators listen to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a concert marking the declared annexation of four Ukrainian territories. Photo: Reuters A defiant Vladimir Putin proclaimed Russia's annexation of a swathe of Ukraine in a pomp-filled Kremli...

 2022-09-30 19:09 

Otago Daily Times

Putin proclaims Ukrainian annexation, vows war win...

Spectators listen to Russian President Vladimir Putin during a concert marking the declared annexation of four Ukrainian territories. Photo: Reuters A defiant Vladimir Putin proclaimed Russia's annexation of a swathe of Ukraine in a pomp-filled Kremli...

 2022-09-30 18:59 

Otago Daily Times

Kiwi facing possible death penalty in Bali after drug bust...

A New Zealander has been arrested in Bali after being suspected of being part of a drug ring, according to media reports. Photo: Getty Images A New Zealand man could be facing years behind bars in Bali or even the death penalty after being caught possessi...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Hit-and-run victim out of coma...

Ryan Phillips The victim of a hit-and-run has been described by his father as a modern Superman, coming out of a coma earlier than expected....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Isolation quarantine facility retired as Covid cases fall...

The former Aaron Lodge holiday park which was bought by Kainga Ora for a housing development, has been available as an isolation facility. PHOTO: ODT files Dunedin's supported isolation quarantine facility (SIQ) is being retired amid falling demand as...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Police have mixed verdict on festival drivers...

Police had a mixed verdict on its operations around Alexandra Blossom Festival last weekend....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Community bands together for Maddox...

Catherine and Darryn Gale are thankful for the Alexandra community, which came together to raise funds after their 9-year-old son, Maddox, was diagnosed with cancer. PHOTO: TRACIE BARRETT Few things are more frightening for a parent than learning a child ...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Labour likely to make women a key issue...

Taieri Labour MP Ingrid Leary might have revealed a little too much about her party's plans to confront National at next year's general election. PHOTO: PARLIAMENT TV It may be ascribing too much to a speech late in the general debate a year out f...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

A radical trim for charity...

Photos: Peter McIntosh Otago Girls' High School pupil Hetty Finney Waters (18) shows off her hair before and after she had it cut off to raise money for cancer research in Dunedin yesterday....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Humble daffodil takes top prize at flower show...

There could be only one and, when it came down to it, it was a humble daffodil, grown in natural grass....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Electronic music festival expecting audience of 3000...

Taking a break yesterday from setting up for today's Baseline music festival at Logan Park in Dunedin are (from left) event manager Dan Clow, alcohol manager Jamie Hughes and co-founders Angus Tylee and Hamish Todd. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH North Dunedin...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Otago University students selected for global summit...

University of Otago physics student Maia Dean. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Maia Dean is looking to the stars for inspiration — not the twinkly ones, the Nobel prize-winning ones....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

NEV bowling pavillion opened...
 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Review of city's libraries...

A review of Dunedin Public Libraries will look into ways to reduce pressure on staff....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Mild spring makes trout early risers...

Mike Weddell. ODT file photo I really like elderflower cordial. What has this got to do with fishing, I can hear you ask?...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

'Disgusting' behaviour on beach upsets locals...

Invercargill man Gavin Booth is shocked with the increase of bad behaviour at reti Beach. The latest example was two burning cars left in the dunes which put the safety of people in the area at risk. PHOTO: LUISA GIRA Invercargill residents are worried ab...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Prisoner's claimed delay in getting antibiotics disputed...

The Department of Corrections says an Invercargill remand prisoner who claimed it took three weeks to get antibiotics, causing him to almost lose his leg, received the necessary medication a day after the infection was detected....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Artists unite in bid to buy historic building...

Fearing the possible sale of King Edward Court could deal a damaging blow to the future of the Dunedin arts community, a working group has now been officially established with the aim of buying it....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Buzz of shearing champs...

Shearing sports have returned for the season, and along with them international competitors and spectators....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

The impacts of rezoning land use...

The Feeley property sits at the western entrance to the township, with McDonnell Rd on the left and Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Rd at the bottom. PHOTO: MARK HOSIE A proposal to rezone a triangle of land at the doorstep of the historic township of Arrowtown went...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

The couple that trout fishes together . . ....

Dunedin couple Fran Davies and Joe Williams are sharpening their skills for the start of the freshwater fishing season. PHOTO: LINDA ROBERTSON Fran Davies has fallen hook, line and sinker back in love with trout fishing....

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Health minister visits support centre...

Minister of Health Andrew Little and Mount Aspiring College pupils (from left) Grace Gillies, Sienna Jones and Emma Arthur celebrate a milestone in the delivering of mental health sessions to people needing support.PHOTO: SHANNON THOMSON Mental health cha...

 2022-09-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Rider clocking up the years...

More than 50 years ago, Bill Veitch decided to take part in a vintage motorcycle rally from Dunedin to Clinton....

 2022-09-30 09:03 

Otago Daily Times

Two dead in crash near Rangitata...

Police said the two-vehicle crash occurred about 3.30pm. Photo: George Heard Two people are dead and one person is seriously injured after a crash north of Timaru this afternoon....

 2022-09-30 07:17 

Otago Daily Times

Lorde to headline Electric Avenue festival in Christchurch...

Lorde at Glastonbury in June. Photo: Getty Images Electric Avenue is returning to Hagley Park in February - and Lorde is coming back to New Zealand to headline the festival....

 2022-09-30 04:13 

Otago Daily Times

Sumner celebrates brand new fire station...

Sumner was buzzing last week as New Zealand's newest fire station opened its doors....

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