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Watch: Farmer's jet-boat rapids descent cops $1500 fine: An Alexandra farmer whose first-ever descent of the Nevis Bluff rapids in a jet-boat a year ago ...
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Actress Kirstie Alley dies at 71: US actress Kirstie Alley, who shot to fame in TV comedy Cheers, has died after a battle with cancer. She was 71.
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Kiwis show voracious appetite for pie subscription service: An Invercargill pie shop’s innovative subscription service has exceeded expectations after hitting ...
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Rare car a likely write-off in crash: A rare $290,000 sports car looks set to be written off following a crash near Outram at the weekend.
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15-year-old, 71-year-old among weekend drink-drivers: Police are disappointed by the number of people drink-driving in Dunedin at the weekend. Almost 20 drivers ...
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Game-changing helipad opens: A new helipad on Stewart Island will provide an elevated level of care for members of the community and visitors alike ...
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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Covid response: A Royal Commission of Inquiry into New Zealand’s management of Covid-19 will take place with the intention of ...
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Royal Commission of Inquiry into Covid response
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Medical event before crash involving rare $290k sports car: police: Police say a driver "appeared to have had a medical event" before a crash near ...
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Embarrassed owner dobs in thieving moggie: A klepto tabby from Christchurch called Henny has forced some of her neighbours to board up their cat doors to stop ...
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Three-year cashmere scheme launches: New Zealand Cashmere is hoping goats will float the boats of the country’s farmers. A three-year programme aimed at ...
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Tireless work of volunteers recognised: What would the world be like without volunteers? It was a question pondered by Age Concern Otago social connections team ...
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AA wants staged return of tax to avoid panic at pump: The Automobile Association says it favours a staged approach to reintroducing a fuel tax to avoid panic at ...
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Public perception of ORC infighting: Public commentary about wasting time, wasting resources, and infighting at the Otago Regional Council "needs to be put ...
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150th anniversary of Otago's Polish settlers marked: Members of Otago's Polish community have gathered in Port Chalmers to celebrate a major milestone ...
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Sights and bites in Central: The tag-line might be "the road less travelled" but for those in the know there is no better way to travel from Dunedin to ...
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Bike ride for turkey not in vain: George Evans had a feeling he would win a turkey. The 87-year-old felt so good about his odds that he cycled in from Mosgiel on ...
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Donor blood battle: Judge reserves decision: A judge has reserved his decision in the battle over guardianship of a baby whose parents refuse vaccinated blood ...
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Mooola owner goes into receivership: NZ Fintech Group Holdings, the ultimate owner of online lender Moola. co. nz has gone into receivership with all its ...
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Success after hitting rock bottom: What would you do if you had just run 160 km with little sleep, your body is screaming at you and you are sitting at the ...
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PM, Mahuta at odds over Three Waters entrenchment mistake: Jacinda Ardern and Nanaia Mahuta were at odds this morning over who deserved the blame for Labour’s ...
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'Grinch' warnings as Christmas post ramps up: As NZ Post ramps up for the festive season, warnings are being given about Christmas grinch thieves and ...
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Pair deny murdering Anaru Moana: Two men have pleaded not guilty to murdering Anaru Moana, who was last seen in South Canterbury a year ago ...
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Legendary rescue dog that helped in Chch quake dies: A legendary search and rescue dog that helped find people after the deadly Christchurch earthquake has died ...
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Wet, humid weather on way for many: A mix of rain and humidity is set to spread across the country this week as “fingers of tropical moisture” reach down and ...
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Police release name of woman killed on Crown Range Rd: Police have confirmed the name of the person who died in a two-vehicle crash in Crown Range Rd ...
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'Dunedin sound' icon Hamish Kilgour found dead: Award-winning Dunedin musician Hamish Kilgour has died. The prominent 'Dunedin sound' ...
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Night closures at key Dunedin intersection: State Highway 1 at the Andersons Bay Rd intersection will be closed for up to six nights next week ...
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Contest to promote misunderstood bugs: The Entomological Society of New Zealand is hoping to spark some love for bugs with a competition to find the country’s ...
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Pasifika unite to celebrate Christmas: There were tears of joy for Kusitina Colailago as Central Otago’s Pacific Island community gathered to celebrate Christmas ...
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Cake wins for ninth time: There is nothing nutty about Janice Bulling’s fruit cake. The Mimihau woman has won first prize with her fruit cake nine out of the ...
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Halcyon days of bog, shearing and family: A book telling the stories and memories of Otago’s vast Rocklands Station is being launched this month ...
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Dunedin flight forced to turn back to Auckland: An Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Dunedin was forced to turn back following an "engineering" ...
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Andersons Bay roadworks before Christmas: Work is being carried out on a key Dunedin intersection before Christmas.
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Foodbank user survey highlights flaws: If food banks did not exist, people would be driven to desperation, one food charity recipient says ...
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Donor blood battle: High Court hearing to go ahead, vigils planned: A High Court hearing is set to proceed to decide whether the guardianship of a 4-month-old ...
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Units, car parks dropped; height reduced in revised Lakeview-Taumata plan: Seventeen "co-living units" and 84 car parks have been dropped from a ...
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Units, car parks dropped; height reduced in revised Lakeview-Taumata plan
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Beacon of hope: reminder for trampers after rescue: The lucky rescue of an injured tramper from a remote track on Stewart Island is a reminder of the importance ...
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2342 new Covid cases and two more deaths in South: There have been 2342 new cases of Covid-19 in the South over the past week and two more people have died with ...
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Rogue camera wrongly cops cars in Queenstown: Queenstown’s council is going to waive infringements issued at a P30 Shotover St carpark ...
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Assault alleged after car engulfed in flames: A man involved in a car fire in Caversham yesterday is now believed to have been assaulted after the car exploded ...
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That something different: More Than a Game is not just a biography of rugby player Ben Smith. Dunedin journalist Neal Wallace has written a book about how an ...
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'Super happy' at deal to fund life-extending drug: Pharmac has reached a provisional agreement to fund medication that could provide those with cystic ...
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Resident shocked at speed of house fire: A resident who called emergency services about a house fire in Vaxuhall said he was shocked to find the "whole ...
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Christmas parade makes day special for many: Elves, a dragon and all kinds of magical creatures took to George St yesterday as crowds gathered to watch the ...
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Pharmac to fund life-extending cystic fibrosis drug: Te Pātaka Whaioranga Pharmac has reached a provisional agreement with medicine supplier Vertex to fund ...
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'Magical' Santa Parade conjures up Christmas spirit: Elves, dragons and all kinds of magical creatures took to George St today as residents gathered to ...
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South's first alcohol-free bottle store to open: With the rise of "sober-curious" people across the country, an Invercargill businesswoman saw an ...
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$350m new funding announced to bolster transport infrastructure: The Ministry of Transport has announced $350 million worth of transport infrastructure to be ...
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Porsche involved in head-on crash near Outram: Emergency services are attending a head-on collision between two cars near Outram. A police spokesman said ...
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Worker paid with Nutella and ride-on mower awarded $26k: A hotel worker who agreed to be paid in part with pots of Nutella and a ride-on mower has been awarded ...
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Tinder swindler posed as a woman, conned police officer: A young man’s fake Tinder persona of an attractive blonde woman was so convincing he managed to persuade ...
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Kmart comeback likely for 2024: Work has already begun on the new Kmart site in South Dunedin and doors could open in early 2024. The Dunedin City Council has ...
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Albatross float grounded as wingspan too wide: The giant albatross float has been grounded for this year’s Dunedin Santa Parade after organisers discovered its ...
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Albatross float grounded as wingspan too wide
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Law firm issues festive season challenge: A Dunedin law firm has issued a challenge to other firms in the region to put their money where their mouths are ...
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Smith feels lucky but proud of what he achieved: Ben Smith is widely regarded as the greatest rugby player Otago has produced. But he never expected to be the ...
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Christchurch SPCA in need of foster homes for horses: The SPCA Christchurch Centre currently has 33 horses in its care, most of which have been recently rescued ...
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'World's best' award for Queenstown hotel: A Queenstown hotel has been named the world’s best new boutique hotel in a global ranking ...
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Hardworking family shocked as visa rejected: A Hungarian family, which has built a thriving Kāpiti business, is devastated after having their residency visa ...
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Southland fire risk prompts Fire and Emergency reminder: Fire and Emergency is reminding people to take extra care when lighting fires after several planned ...
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Fire crews attend 'well involved' house fire in Vauxhall: A resident who called emergency services about a house fire in Vauxhall said he was shocked ...
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Fire crews attend 'well involved' house fire in Vauxhall
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White Ferns clinch series win against Bangladesh: You could describe it as an improvement. Bangladesh limped through an entire innings without being bowled out ...
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White Ferns clinch series win against Bangladesh
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Permanent fence to protect sea lion nursery: A permanent fence will be installed on an Otago Peninsula road to help protect an important nursery for Dunedin’s ...
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'It just went boom': Serious injuries after car fire, 'disorder incident'
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‘Over the moon’ with response to new hotel: ILT’s chief executive is "over the moon" with the public response to Invercargill’s new 4.5-star hotel ...
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Advertising Standards Authority rules against VFF: The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) Complaints Board has upheld 20 complaints about a Voices for Freedom ...
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Motorcyclist injured in Lake Hawea crash: One person has sustained moderate injuries following a crash near Lake Hawea this morning. Police were called to the ...
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Trust to offer respite care: A Queenstown trust is being set up to provide short-term overnight respite care for terminally and seriously ill patients ...
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Veteran’s death the end of an era: West Otago's last World War 2 veteran Bill Roulston had both the first and final say at his funeral service in Tapanui ...
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Chch woman's 650km journey to raise awareness of endometriosis: In between training sessions for her first Coast to Coast event, Christchurch woman Harriet ...
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Chch woman's 650km journey to raise awareness of endometriosis
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Vandals attack Stirling Point: One of the most well-known tourist attractions in Bluff will be closed on Monday after being targeted by vandals ...
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Cystic fibrosis drug may get funding: Next year, Jake Gawn will board a plane to the United Kingdom seeking a cystic fibrosis wonder drug unfunded in New Zealand ...
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One seriously injured in crash near Oamaru: One person has been flown to hospital after a car crashed into a bank north of Oamaru this morning ...
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One seriously injured in crash near Oamaru
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Street’s water burst second of the week: A set of repetitively burst water mains in a Dunedin street have struck twice in less than a week ...
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Loss of Q'town hostels puts pressure on staffing: The loss of longer stay backpacker beds is taking a toll on Queenstown's staffing shortages ...
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Mum of prem twins looks towards their first Christmas out of hospital: Bindi and Fraya’s first Christmas was spent in intensive care in Dunedin Hospital ...
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Record marine heatwave forecast: New Zealand may be on track for its strongest marine heatwave yet, after sea surface temperatures (SSTs) broke Niwa records last ...
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Man arrested after car spiked twice: A driver who had his car spiked twice by police was finally caught after trying to drive up Saddle Hill on the ...
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Christmas display brings joy to the world: Christmas lights never fail to bring out "the kid" in Nicole Laidler. "It puts me in the mood for the ...
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Injured tramper airlifted from Stewart Island beach: The lucky rescue of an injured tramper from a remote track in Stewart Island is a reminder of the importance ...
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Injured tramper airlifted from Stewart Island beach
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Kombucha range recalled due to high alcohol content: New Zealand Food Safety (NZFS) is supporting Daily Organics in its recall of kombucha due to ...
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Kombucha range recalled due to high alcohol content