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 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Appeal after large feral cat seen near beach...

The animal spotted by Mark Orr which he describes as a 'big cat'. Photo: Supplied Otago Peninsula Trust ecotourism manager Hoani Langsbury is appealing for any photographs or further sightings of a large feral cat seen near Allans Beach this week....

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Plunket-Harraways generosity going with the grain...

Whanau Awhina Plunket community services manager Catherine Caley and Harraways chief executive Henry Hawkins celebrate the two organisations coming together. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH After teaming up with Whanau Awhina Plunket, Dunedin's Harraways oat mi...

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Scott Tech posts loss, but confident...

Stuart McLauchlan. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Scott Technology has posted a bottom line operating loss of more than $17million, but the automation and robotics company says it is well positioned to recover in 2021....

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Structure linked to console...

A mysterious temporary structure has been installed by a gaming console company on Queenstown's waterfront....

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

$2.7m gained in career development funding...

Sunali Mehta. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED University of Otago researchers have gained more than $2.7million in career development funds, including for a study to identify patients at greater risk of poor cancer outcomes....

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Proud to have seen policing change, grow over career...

Former Otago Central-Lakes area commander Inspector Olaf Jensen has officially hung up his uniform. PHOTO: NEW ZEALAND POLICE Two top cops, in Queenstown and Alexandra, are about to hang up their boots. Senior Constable Alastair Crosland still has two yea...

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

$8m redevelopment to boost overnight bed capacity...

A big unit of structural scaffolding, about 30m wide and 60m long, has been moved into place above a large part of the main block at Mercy Hospital. PHOTOS: LINDA ROBERTSON An $8million redevelopment at Mercy Hospital will deliver the hospital's bigge...

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Decisions to be made for Dunedin's new Labour list MP...

New Labour MPs (from left) Ingrid Leary (Taieri), Ibrahim Omer (list), Rachel Brooking (Dunedin, list) and Camilla Belich (list) wait in the Beehive's ninth-floor foyer to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Labour Dunedin list MP Rach...

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Crash analysis trailblazer kept up with technology...

Senior Constable Alastair Crosland marked his last day in uniform yesterday but his involvement in serious crash investigation is likely to continue. PHOTO: JARED MORGAN Two top cops, in Queenstown and Alexandra, are about to hang up their boots. Senior C...

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Where to now in the war on rabbits?...

Rabbits at Queensberry, near Wanaka, in 2013. PHOTOS: STEPHEN JAQUIERY As rabbit populations climb once again in the South, some southerners are calling for the return of rabbit boards. Environment reporter Hamish MacLean asks whether rabbit boards could ...

 2020-10-30 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Decisions for Dunedin's new Labour list MP...

New Labour MPs (from left) Ingrid Leary (Taieri), Ibrahim Omer (list), Rachel Brooking (Dunedin, list) and Camilla Belich (list) wait in the Beehive's ninth-floor foyer to meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Labour Dunedin list MP Rach...

 2020-10-30 08:17 

Otago Daily Times

Otago on top after first win against Canterbury in 15 years...

Slade McDowall (centre) celebrates with his Otago teammates after their win against Canterbury tonight. Photo: Getty Images Otago has scored its first win over Canterbury in 15 years with a 23-16 win in Christchurch tonight....

 2020-10-30 08:11 

Otago Daily Times

Otago on top after first win against Canterbury in 15 years...

Slade McDowall (centre) celebrates with his Otago teammates after their win against Canterbury tonight. Photo: Getty Images Otago has scored its first win over Canterbury in 15 years with a 23-16 win in Christchurch tonight....

 2020-10-30 07:13 

Otago Daily Times

Lake hau residents raise issues with insurance process...

Remnant framework of a Lake hau Village home. Photo: Supplied via RNZ Lake hau residents say they may have been unnecessarily delayed from moving back into the village due to issues with demolition....

 2020-10-30 06:47 

Otago Daily Times

Several cars parked near Cromwell trails broken into...

Cromwell police are investigating after several thefts from cars parked near Central Otago recreational trails....

 2020-10-30 06:00 

Otago Daily Times

$3million for Wanaka project to boost environmental efforts...

An aerial shot of Luggate. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Upper Clutha farm properties have been given helping hands to deliver improvements in freshwater equality and biodiversity over the next three years thanks to a $3million dollar grant from central governm...

 2020-10-30 05:21 

Otago Daily Times

Truck gutted by fire on Auckland motorway...

The truck fire near Hillsborough. Photo: Alok Verma via NZ Herald A truck caught fire on Auckland's Southwestern Motorway near the Hillsborough off-ramp blocking the northbound lanes....

 2020-10-30 04:55 

Otago Daily Times

Cromwell man shocked after photo used in police lineup...

The lineup featuring Kurt Wyber. Photo: Supplied via NZ Herald A man never involved with assault or robbery is seeking answers from police after discovering his face was used in a lineup for an aggravated robbery police training course in Cromwell....

 2020-10-30 04:28 

Otago Daily Times

Woman 'distressed' after car submerges in lake...

Police at Lake Wakatipu where a car was driven into the water. Photo: Matthew Mckew A car was driven into Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown this afternoon....

 2020-10-30 03:46 

Otago Daily Times

Car set alight just before teen gets sinister message...

James Withington's car was pushed along the street and set alight. Photo: Supplied Thirty minutes after James Withington's car was set alight in the early hours of the morning, he received a sinister Facebook message asking if it was "still fo...

 2020-10-30 03:07 

Otago Daily Times

Man who stole police car, pistols denied parole...

Hori Gemmell The man who stole a police car and pistols in Gore last year will remain in prison for at least another year after he was denied parole....

 2020-10-30 02:49 

Otago Daily Times

Additional mediation date set over Mataura dross...

A forklift loads ouvea premix from Mataura's disused paper mill on to a truck. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY A sixth mediation date has been set in the planning of the removal of a hazardous substance stored in a building on the banks of the Mataura River....

 2020-10-30 02:29 

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin beer fest kicks off...

Hundreds are lining up to get into the stadium for this year's Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival. Photo: Gerard O'Brien People are already queuing outside Forsyth Barr Stadium for Dunedin's annual Craft Beer and Food Festival....

 2020-10-30 01:58 

Otago Daily Times

Car set alight just before teen gets sinister message...

James Withington's car was pushed along the street and set alight. Photo: Supplied Thirty minutes after James Withington's car was set alight in the early hours of the morning, he received a sinister Facebook message asking if it was "still fo...

 2020-10-30 01:52 

Otago Daily Times

Maternity centres in Wanaka, Clyde recommended to SDHB...

The recommendation to be presented to the board is the SDHB implement option 4 which locates primary maternity facilities at Wanaka and at Dunstan Hospital in Clyde. PHOTO: ODT FILES The shape of how primary birthing facilities in the Central Otago and Wa...

 2020-10-30 01:46 

Otago Daily Times

Give code-switching Hansen a wide berth, Foster tells All Blacks...

Ian Foster and Steve Hansen. Photo: Getty Images The All Blacks coach Ian Foster joked he had told his players to steer clear of Steve Hansen in case his former boss tries to convince them to switch codes and join him at the NRL's Canterbury Bulldogs....

 2020-10-30 01:41 

Otago Daily Times

Body stuffed into freezer, driven south then buried in shallow grave...

The remains of Bao Chang Wang, also known as Ricky, were were found buried on the side of Rangipo Intake Rd, off the Desert Rd near Tongariro. Photo: Supplied Four men accused of killing an associate stuffed his body into a freezer and drove it hundreds o...

 2020-10-30 01:37 

Otago Daily Times

New Zealanders say 'yes' to euthanasia - so what happens now?...

Nearly 500,000 special votes still need to be counted, but the margin between the support and opposition is so wide that the referendum is likely to succeed. Stock photo: Reuters A strong majority of New Zealanders have ticked "yes" in the volunta...

 2020-10-30 01:34 

Otago Daily Times

PM reveals cannabis vote, will decision be overturned by specials?...

The vote was close. Photo: Getty Images The preliminary referendum results indicate that a majority of Kiwis voted against legalising cannabis for personal use. But Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed she voted in favour of legalisation....

 2020-10-30 01:32 

Otago Daily Times

PM reveals cannabis vote, will decision be overturned by specials?...

The vote was close. Photo: Getty Images The preliminary referendum results indicate that a majority of Kiwis voted against legalising cannabis for personal use. But Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed she voted in favour of legalisation....

 2020-10-30 01:23 

Otago Daily Times

New Zealanders say 'yes' to euthanasia - so what happens now?...

Nearly 500,000 special votes still need to be counted, but the margin between the support and opposition is so wide that the referendum is likely to succeed. Stock photo: Reuters A strong majority of New Zealanders have ticked "yes" in the volunta...

 2020-10-30 01:16 

Otago Daily Times

Canterbury cool, calm, excited ahead of Farah Palmer Cup final...

Canterbury head coach Blair Baxter. Photo: Getty Images Cool, calm, yet excited is the approach Canterbury will take into their fourth consecutive Farah Palmer Cup final when they host Waikato at Rugby Park tomorrow....

 2020-10-30 01:09 

Otago Daily Times

Prelim results: Yes for euthanasia, no for cannabis...

The final tally will include 480,000-odd special votes, which at 17% of the total count could be a decisive swing. Photo: NZ Herald KEY POINTS:The preliminary results for the cannabis and euthanasia results will be released at 2pm today.Final results are ...

 2020-10-30 00:31 

Otago Daily Times

Warning issued for New Zealanders ahead of US election...

Photo: ODT New Zealanders in the United States are being warned to be cautious in the lead up to its election....

 2020-10-30 00:19 

Otago Daily Times

Covid-19: Govt tightens testing rules for inbound maritime crew...

Photo: File The Government has again tightened the requirements when it comes to overseas workers coming to the country, this time zeroing in on international maritime crew....

 2020-10-30 00:05 

Otago Daily Times

BNZ to stop cash and cheque deposits into personal accounts...

Photo: Getty Images Cash and cheque deposits into personal accounts at the Bank of New Zealand from people who do not own or control the account will no longer be allowed from November 16 in an attempt to prevent money laundering....

 2020-10-29 23:56 

Otago Daily Times

Covid-19: One new case among isolated seamen...
 2020-10-29 23:55 

Otago Daily Times

Live updates: One new case among isolated seamen...

Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. Photo: Getty Images There is one case of Covid-19 in New Zealand among the foreign seamen isolating in Christchurch and no new community cases. Meanwhile genome testing has revealed the origin of the latest...

 2020-10-29 23:55 

Otago Daily Times

One new case among isolated seamen...

Director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. Photo: Getty Images There is one case of Covid-19 in New Zealand among the foreign seamen isolating in Christchurch and no new community cases. Meanwhile genome testing has revealed the origin of the latest...

 2020-10-29 23:13 

Otago Daily Times

'A liar, a coward, a monster': Mum's message to her baby's killer...

Auckland man Phillip Welsh has been sentenced to nearly six years in jail over the death of baby Malcolm Bell. Photo: NZ Herald/Supplied Warning: graphic content.Auckland man Phillip Welsh has been sentenced to nearly six years in jail over the death of b...

 2020-10-29 23:11 

Otago Daily Times

'Well-involved' blaze near Oamaru...

Six fire crews have been called to a well-involved fire in Kakanui, near Oamaru, this morning....

 2020-10-29 23:10 

Otago Daily Times

Funds sought by anti-water bottling group to take battle to Court of Appeal...

Photo: File / Getty Images A legal challenge against water bottling practices in Canterbury needs financial support from the public....

 2020-10-29 23:05 

Otago Daily Times

Finally good news after spate of eight gate thefts...

The returned gates. Photo: Supplied Four of eight gates stolen from Pacific St, in Dunedin, have been returned....

 2020-10-29 22:55 

Otago Daily Times

'Well-involved' blaze near Oamaru...

Six fire crews have been called to a well-involved fire in Kakanui, near Oamaru, this morning....

 2020-10-29 22:55 

Otago Daily Times

More than 200,000 abusive tweets towards female candidates during elections - Twitter bot...

Jacinda Ardern, Judith Collins and Chle Swarbrick were the NZ female candidates with the most 'toxic' messages directed at them during this year's election. Photo: RNZ / Dom Thomas / Simon Rogers A Twitter bot has been working to find and comb...

 2020-10-29 22:51 

Otago Daily Times

'A liar, a coward, a monster': Mum's message to her baby's killer...

Auckland man Phillip Welsh has been sentenced to nearly six years in jail over the death of baby Malcolm Bell. Photo: NZ Herald/Supplied Warning: graphic content.Auckland man Phillip Welsh has been sentenced to nearly six years in jail over the death of b...

 2020-10-29 22:48 

Otago Daily Times

Wife of murdered Canterbury farm worker denies killing him...

Tony Waldron. Photo: Facebook A Canterbury woman will stand trial for the murder of her farmworker husband....

 2020-10-29 22:36 

Otago Daily Times

Former teammates to square off on tennis court...

Photo: Elmwood Tennis Club Old allegiances will be set aside as newcomers Country Ashburton take on first round winners Elmwood when Tennis Canterbury's premier men's interclub competition resumes on Saturday....

 2020-10-29 22:28 

Otago Daily Times

NZ military divers fly out of Christchurch for under ice hydrography mission in Antarctica...

A RNZAF C-130 Hercules in Antarctica. Photo: Supplied via NZH A team of NZ military divers will fly out of Christchurch today as they head to Antarctica for a unique mission deep beneath the ice....

 2020-10-29 22:13 

Otago Daily Times

Black Fern dodges drink-drive conviction...

Victoria Nafatali A Black Fern has sidestepped a conviction for drink-driving to boost her chances of playing in next year's Rugby World Cup — on home soil....

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