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 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 

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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....

 2022-09-30 04:11 

Otago Daily Times

Lorde to headline Electric Avenue festival at Hagley Park...

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 03:58 

Otago Daily Times

Serious crash closes SH1 north of Timaru...

A serious crash has closed part of State Highway 1 near Rangitata....

 2022-09-30 03:41 

Otago Daily Times

One serious after crash closes highway north of Timaru...

One person has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a crash north of Timaru this afternoon....

 2022-09-30 03:41 

Otago Daily Times

Two dead in crash north of Timaru...

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 02:55 

Otago Daily Times

Couple 'flabbergasted' after their Ilam home of 61 years sells for $945k...

Donald and Patricia Colenso outside their home in Ilam. Photo: Supplied A Christchurch couple were "flabbergasted" when their first and only home of 61 years sold at auction for $945,000, almost $400,000 over RV....

 2022-09-30 02:43 

Otago Daily Times

Security driver who felt 'left out' when colleagues spoke foreign language awarded $2250...

Photo: Facebook An Armourguard driver and former police officer who tried to get $25,000 from his employer for a workplace he labelled intolerable has been awarded a fraction of the compensation....

 2022-09-30 02:41 

Otago Daily Times

Australia scraps mandatory Covid isolation...

The changes will come into effect in Australia from October 14. Stock photo: Getty Mandatory isolation periods for Covid-19 have been scrapped in Australia, following a decision by the national cabinet....

 2022-09-30 02:24 

Otago Daily Times

Off-duty officer charged after cyclist killed in crash...

An off-duty police officer has been charged with drink driving causing death after a cyclist was killed in Auckland earlier this month....

 2022-09-30 02:16 

Otago Daily Times

'Waste of time': Dairy owner faces 13yo ram-raider at family group conference...

Dairy owner Sangeet Mehta does not believe anything will come of the family conference. Photo: Star News The owner of a Canterbury dairy targeted four times by youths believes a family group conference was a waste of time....

 2022-09-30 01:50 

Otago Daily Times

Drivers delighted at surprise pay rise...

Delighted Go Bus drivers celebrating a big pay rise are (back from left) Gurbaj Singh, Ben Forsyth, Frederick Auora, Wayne Bardsley, Philip Matthews and (front) Alan Savell and Tania Cuff. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON Otago bus drivers are ecstatic after find...

 2022-09-30 01:41 

Otago Daily Times

ODT Dunedin Arts Festival - Louis Baker...
 2022-09-30 01:32 

Otago Daily Times

Christchurch stores targeted in early morning ram-raids...

Greg Bramwell, manager of Photo and Video International, cleans up the mess after the ram-raid in Merivale. Photo: George Heard A camera shop in an upmarket Christchurch suburb was targeted by ram-raiders early this morning....

 2022-09-30 01:23 

Otago Daily Times

High levels of weed killer in Kiwi farmers' urine...

Stock photo: Getty Images An Australasian study looking at glyphosate in people's urine found high levels of the weed killer in a group of New Zealand farmers who were tested....

 2022-09-30 01:21 

Otago Daily Times

$3.5m rebuild under way to resurrect historic Banks Peninsula jetty...

Work to rebuild a 148-year-old jetty at Governors Bay has started....

 2022-09-30 01:07 

Otago Daily Times

Nareki back to take on Canterbury...

Otago trio (from left) Cameron Millar, James Lentjes and Christian Lio-Willie don the "pink O" in support of the Breast Cancer Foundation of New Zealand. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Jona Nareki is back and just in time....

 2022-09-30 00:56 

Otago Daily Times

High levels of weed killer in Kiwi farmers' urine...

Stock photo: Getty Images An Australasian study looking at glyphosate in people's urine found high levels of the weed killer in a group of New Zealand farmers who were tested....

 2022-09-30 00:39 

Otago Daily Times

Life insurer penalised for making false and misleading statements...

Justice Michael Robinson said AIA's conduct would have likely caused emotional and direct financial harm. Photo: RNZ The High Court has penalised life insurer AIA $700,000 for making false and misleading representations to customers....

 2022-09-30 00:00 

Otago Daily Times

Hopping mad: Tenancy dispute over multiplying rabbits...

Photo: File image A tenant who failed to desex her three rabbits ended up with more than 18 bunnies in her care, leading to a stoush with the landlords after they were caught peeking through her windows to keep an eye on the pets....

 2022-09-29 23:51 

Otago Daily Times

Mycoplasma bovis: Fourth case at Mid-Canterbury farm...

The latest property is inside an imposed red-zone for properties near an infected feedlot, MPI says. Photo: RNZ A fourth property in the Wakanui area of Mid-Canterbury has been confirmed to have Mycoplasma bovis, Biosecurity NZ says....

 2022-09-29 23:43 

Otago Daily Times

Another Mid Canterbury property infected with M. bovis...

A property within the newly-identified Mycoplasma bovis control zone has tested positive for the cattle disease....

 2022-09-29 23:29 

Otago Daily Times

'Everyone's seen it coming': School losing ground to coastal erosion...

Waitaki Boys' High School's grounds are being swallowed by the sea, with up to a metre and a half now lost each year. Photo: Google Earth/ Maxar Technologies Waitaki Boys' High School's idyllic coastal setting could force it to move in the...

 2022-09-29 23:26 

Otago Daily Times

Sextortion warning after children targeted...

Police say the offending generally starts with a direct message to the child victim on social media. Photo: Getty Images Police are warning of a rise in sextortion cases involving Kiwi children targeted by adults overseas threatening to post their X-rated...

 2022-09-29 23:09 

Otago Daily Times

'Everyone's seen it coming': Erosion threat at amaru high school...

Waitaki Boys' High School's grounds are being swallowed by the sea, with up to a metre and a half now lost each year. Photo: Google Earth/ Maxar Technologies An amaru high school's idyllic coastal setting could force it to move in the future....

 2022-09-29 23:03 

Otago Daily Times

Mix-up may sink water park reopening...

A stoush is brewing over whether the Kiwi Water Park can operate its inflatable amusement park on Lake Dunstan this summer....

 2022-09-29 22:13 

Otago Daily Times

Sextortion warning after teen blackmailed with x-rated photos...

Police are warning of a rise in sextortion cases involving Kiwi children targeted by adults overseas threatening to post their x-rated photos online if they fail to pay a ransom....

 2022-09-29 22:11 

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin Mayoralty Candidate Pamela Taylor on Democracy, He Puapua, and the Three Waters Iwi Corporate Takeover....
 2022-09-29 22:11 

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin Mayoralty Candidate Pamela Taylor in discussion...

Dunedin Mayoralty Candidate Pamela Taylor on Democracy, He Puapua, and the Three Waters Iwi Corporate Takeover....

 2022-09-29 21:50 

Otago Daily Times

Plan to drill more boreholes at Pike River Mine revealed...

The Pike River Mine re-entry in May 2019. Photo: Getty Images Police have today advised the families of the 29 Pike River Mine explosion victims that planning is under way to drill a further 10 boreholes - months after the years-long operation was officia...

 2022-09-29 21:27 

Otago Daily Times

Pike River mine: Police restarting bore drilling...

Police say victims' families are surprised but grateful about the decision. Photo: Pike River Recovery Agency Police are reopening the borehole drilling operation at Pike River mine, as part of the ongoing criminal investigation into the deaths of 29 ...

 2022-09-29 21:14 

Otago Daily Times

Queen's cause of death given as 'old age'...

The Queen earlier this year celebrated her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne. Photo: Getty Images Britain's longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, according to her death certificate....

 2022-09-29 21:00 

Otago Daily Times

Queen's cause of death given as 'old age'...

The Queen earlier this year celebrated her Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years on the throne. Photo: Getty Images Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, died of old age, according to her death certificate....

 2022-09-29 20:21 

Otago Daily Times

Woman 'four times over limit' on no alcohol licence...

Photo: ODT files Police have arrested a woman they say was driving four times over the legal limit while on a zero alcohol licence....

 2022-09-29 20:11 

Otago Daily Times

'It was insane': Race to rescue hurricane victims...

Emergency crews took to helicopters and boats on Thursday to rescue residents of Florida's Gulf Coast stranded by floodwaters, downed power lines and piles of debris left behind by Hurricane Ian's destructive march across the state....

 2022-09-29 20:06 

Otago Daily Times

Man spoken to after hoax tsunami threat...

Photo: ODT files Police have spoken to a man after a hoax tsunami threat in Dunedin last night....

 2022-09-29 19:59 

Otago Daily Times

'Absolute legend': Tributes flow for popular DJ who died after brain bleed...

New Zealand revolutionary drum 'n' bass DJ and producer Jay Monds, aka "Bulletproof";, has died after a medical event. Photo: Jay Bulletproof via NZ Herald Popular Kiwi DJ and producer Jay Monds - aka "Bulletproof"; - has died after ...

 2022-09-29 19:50 

Otago Daily Times

'It was insane': Race to rescue hurricane victims...

Emergency crews took to helicopters and boats on Thursday to rescue residents of Florida's Gulf Coast stranded by floodwaters, downed power lines and piles of debris left behind by Hurricane Ian's destructive march across the state....

 2022-09-29 19:39 

Otago Daily Times

Specialist police team from Christchurch searching for man's body...

Police are searching around a small North Otago settlement for the body of a man who is believed to have been murdered the same day his mother died of cancer....

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