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 2022-01-21 00:19 

Otago Daily Times

Omicron case flew from Chch to Auckland - passengers urged to get tested...
 2022-01-21 00:17 

Otago Daily Times

Kiwi chicks take flight...

One of the three rowi kiwi chicks relocated to Nelson. Photo: Lizzy Sutciffle, DoC Three kiwi chicks were given their first taste of flight as part of a relocation project in the Marlborough Sounds....

 2022-01-21 00:01 

Otago Daily Times

Live: Today's cases, amid new wastewater detection, Omicron investigation...

Covid has been detected in wastewater in Tairwhiti despite no cases in the region as a Palmerston North supermarket becomes the latest potential exposure site for an assumed Omicron case....

 2022-01-20 23:57 

Otago Daily Times

Muscle Car Madness descends on Rangiora...

Jacob Warren putting his 1957 Chevrolet through its paces at last year's show. Photo: Supplied Rangiora is preparing to host one of the largest automotive events in New Zealand this weekend....

 2022-01-20 23:53 

Otago Daily Times

Live: Confirmed Palmerston North Covid case has the Omicron variant...

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the Palmerston North Covid case reported yesterday has the Omicron variant....

 2022-01-20 23:53 

Otago Daily Times

Omicron: Palmerston Nth case confirmed, another possible in Auckland...

A case of Covid-19 detected in Palmerston North has been confirmed to be the Omicron variant and an Auckland Airport worker may also have the highly transmissible strain....

 2022-01-20 23:49 

Otago Daily Times

One treated for smoke inhalation after Kirwee house fire...

One person was treated for possible smoke inhalation at the scene of a house fire in the Selwyn district this morning....

 2022-01-20 23:23 

Otago Daily Times

Finger Lickin' bad: Ute rams cop car in KFC drive-through...

Two women have been arrested after a police car was rammed in a KFC drive-through in North Dunedin this morning....

 2022-01-20 23:06 

Otago Daily Times

46 deaths: NSW records its deadliest day of pandemic...

NSW has passed a grim milestone, with more than 1000 people having died from Covid-19 in the state after a record day of deaths....

 2022-01-20 22:47 

Otago Daily Times

The South Today bulletin: Thursday, January 20...
 2022-01-20 22:47 

Otago Daily Times

The South Today bulletin: Wednesday, January 19...
 2022-01-20 22:46 

Otago Daily Times

Vacancies force changes to some hospital services...

ash22ashburton-hospital2-scaled-e1642554413441.jpg Photo: Ashburton Courier A rising number of nursing vacancies is putting pressure on Canterbury District Health Board's acute and inpatient nursing workforce at Ashburton Hospital....

 2022-01-20 22:41 

Otago Daily Times

University of Otago accepts 103 redundancies...

The University of Otago has accepted 103 redundancy applications as part of its voluntary redundancy scheme....

 2022-01-20 22:29 

Otago Daily Times

Section sales hot property in North Canterbury...

Photo: File image Covid-19 uncertainty is creating a building boom in North Canterbury....

 2022-01-20 21:56 

Otago Daily Times

Vacancies force changes to some hospital services...

Photo: Ashburton Courier A rising number of nursing vacancies is putting pressure on Canterbury District Health Board's acute and inpatient nursing workforce at Ashburton Hospital....

 2022-01-20 21:53 

Otago Daily Times

Whopper salmon caught on Rakaia River in best season for a decade...

Simon McMillan caught an 8.95kg fish on the Rakaia River, his biggest salmon since 2013. Photo: Supplied Rakaia River salmon anglers are revelling in what they say is the best season for a decade....

 2022-01-20 21:44 

Otago Daily Times

Whopper salmon caught on Rakaia River in best season for a decade...

Simon McMillan caught an 8.95kg fish on the Rakaia River, his biggest salmon since 2013. Photo: Supplied Rakaia River salmon anglers are revelling in what they say is the best season for a decade....

 2022-01-20 21:36 

Otago Daily Times

How summer shaped up for South Island tourism hot spots...

Passengers arriving in Queenstown on the first flight from Auckland in December after border restrictions lifted. Photo: RNZ It's been another summer without international visitors - the lifeblood for tourist hot spots in the South Island....

 2022-01-20 21:18 

Otago Daily Times

Watch: Shocking motorway crash, police slam lack of 'respect'...

A man's dashcam has captured the frightening moment an aggressive driver nudged his car before losing control, sliding across three lanes and crashing into two road barriers....

 2022-01-20 21:18 

Otago Daily Times

How summer shaped up for South Island tourism hot spots...

Photo: File image It's been another summer without international visitors - the lifeblood for tourist hot spots in the South Island....

 2022-01-20 21:07 

Otago Daily Times

Wild flowers planted at Hagley Park to attract bees...

The 1200 sq m area near Carlton Corner is now full of beautiful wild flowers. Photo: Newsline A corner of North Hagley Park has been planted with wildflowers to help boost Christchurch's bee population....

 2022-01-20 21:05 

Otago Daily Times

High risk: Two new Auckland locations, including restaurant, released...

People who were at a popular West Auckland restaurant are being told to self isolate and get a Covid test immediately after being linked to a person infected with the virus....

 2022-01-20 20:41 

Otago Daily Times

Baby names you weren't allowed in 2021...

Photo: Getty Images King, Prince and Saint made the list of declined baby names in 2021....

 2022-01-20 20:22 

Otago Daily Times

Watch: Shocking motorway crash, police slam lack of 'respect'...

A man's dashcam has captured the frightening moment an aggressive driver nudged his car before losing control, sliding across three lanes and crashing into two road barriers....

 2022-01-20 20:22 

Otago Daily Times

Baby names you weren't allowed in 2021...

Photo: Getty Images King, Prince and Saint made the list of declined baby names in 2021....

 2022-01-20 20:04 

Otago Daily Times

Be prepared for Red light...

New Zealand is poised to be stopped in its tracks by a Red traffic light....

 2022-01-20 19:58 

Otago Daily Times

1800 daily cases in just six weeks - grim Omicron projection for city...

Almost 2000 Omicron cases a day - 10 times the Delta peak - are expected in the Auckland region in just six weeks in the event of an outbreak, according to latest modelling....

 2022-01-20 19:57 

Otago Daily Times

'Sudden and accidental': The failure that crippled an Interislander ferry...

KiwiRail's Interislander fleet is ageing. Photo: NZ Herald The Kaiarahi Interislander ferry was "catastrophically" damaged and in need of European specialist assistance when its gearbox failed last year, ministerial briefings reveal....

 2022-01-20 19:43 

Otago Daily Times

Making a big splash in Christchurch - but not like a bird...

Making a big splash is less about soaring like a bird and more about perfecting the art of the splash, according to a Christchurch manu expert....

 2022-01-20 19:31 

Otago Daily Times

Uproar over toppled trees...

The trees and shrubs cleared from the former Sockburn Service Centre site were causing security problems and fly-tipping, the city council says. Photo: Star Media Up to 220 trees and shrubs have been cut down at a large Christchurch property on Main South...

 2022-01-20 19:23 

Otago Daily Times

'Sudden and accidental': The failure that crippled an Interislander ferry...

KiwiRail's Interislander fleet is ageing. Photo: NZ Herald The Kaiarahi Interislander ferry was "catastrophically" damaged and in need of European specialist assistance when its gearbox failed last year, ministerial briefings reveal....

 2022-01-20 19:18 

Otago Daily Times

Uproar over toppled trees...

The trees and shrubs cleared from the former Sockburn Service Centre site were causing security problems and fly-tipping, the city council says. Photo: Star Media Up to 220 trees and shrubs have been cut down at a large Christchurch property on Main South...

 2022-01-20 19:13 

Otago Daily Times

$33k needed to reach Renee's life-changing jaw surgery goal...

Nuk Korako and Renee Veal. Photo: File image With about $33,000 more needed to hit the goal target of $90,000, Renee Veal's life-changing jaw surgery is beginning to look within reach....

 2022-01-20 19:08 

Otago Daily Times

Pregnancy hidden with puffer jacket for mortgage...

A woman says she was "strongly advised" by her mortgage broker to hide her pregnancy during a meeting with a bank last year....

 2022-01-20 18:35 

Otago Daily Times

1800 daily cases in just six weeks - grim Omicron projection for city...

Almost 2000 Omicron cases a day - 10 times the Delta peak - are expected in the Auckland region in just six weeks in the event of an outbreak, according to latest modelling....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Corrections does not have time frame for prison proposal...

The future of Invercargill Prison may not be known for some time as the Department of Corrections wants to ensure it gets it right....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Arrested in relation to burglaries...

A second person has been charged in relation to a series of burglaries in North Otago....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Care stalwart retiring after 'really good run'...

Judy Stewart on her last day of work with Lake Wakatipu Care Centre manager Maurice David. PHOTO: PHILIP CHANDLER A much-loved Queenstown nurse and, latterly, caregiver has finally retired just four months shy of her 90th birthday....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Rain welcome as rivers were very warm...

The rain this week was welcome as rivers were very warm. The Taieri reached 24degC, which is just about as high as trout can tolerate....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Fulfilling lifestyle dream...

The Fairburn family home is about as close as you can get to the waves of St Clair beach. PHOTOS: DEREK MORRISON Many people dream of a laid-back lifestyle on the beach, but it often takes tough decisions and hard graft to get there. In this edited extrac...

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Firm gets centre naming rights...

Network Waitaki chairman Chris Dennison (left) and Waitaki Event Centre Trust chairman Kevin Malcolm sign a naming rights agreement for the planned Network Waitaki Event Centre. PHOTOS: REBECCA RYAN & SUPPLIED Network Waitaki is putting its power behind O...

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Don't stress on summer watering...

You'll get tastier vegetables without overwatering — and lawns probably don't need to be watered at all. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Take it easy on the watering and your veges will thank you, writes James Wong....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Attacks came days after Covid breach sentence...

A Dunedin forestry worker who assaulted two men in Queenstown last October had only five days earlier been sentenced for a lockdown breach that made national headlines....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Otago numbers in New Zealand team for Beijing double to 10...

Cool Wakushima competes in the women's snowboard big air world cup heats at Steamboat Resort in December last year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. PHOTOS: GETTY IMAGES And five more makes 10....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Sparks wait on opponent...

Sophie Devine The Otago Sparks will host either the Auckland Hearts or the Canterbury Magicians in a Super Smash elimination final on Thursday....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

No risk of 5G affecting NZ aircraft...

A 5G tower recently upgraded in Highcliff Rd, in Dunedin. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Havoc at airports across the United States over concerns its 5G rollout could interfere with aircraft safety will not happen in New Zealand, the telecommunications industry ...

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Former junior champion taking the plunge again...

Katrina Bryant in mid-dive during a training session at Moana Pool this week. PHOTO: STEPHEN JAQUIERY Diving was a big part of pushing Katrina Bryant to become a physiotherapist....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Pandemic delays library upgrade...

The Southland District Council's project to replace the existing Winton Library has been delayed because of issues relating to material supply and the Covid-19 pandemic. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Supply chain disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic has caused m...

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Algae's presence prompts river warning...

Potentially toxic algae phormidium has been found in the Waianakarua River. PHOTO: SUPPLIED/ORC The Otago Regional Council has issued a warning after potentially toxic algae phormidium was found in the Waianakarua River this week....

 2022-01-20 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Oyster and Food Festival loss big blow to tourism...

Chowing down on the local delicacy are (from left) Tere Ngu, Festival chairman John Edminstin and Bluff Town crier Ian ''Harry'' Holland during the opening ceremony of the 2021 Bluff Oyster & Food Festival. This year's festival has bee...

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