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 2018-09-23 01:20 

Otago Daily Times

Worker struck by container at Port Chalmers...

A Port Otago worker appears to have had a lucky escape after being struck by a container being loaded on to the vessel Maersk Inverness at Port Chalmers this morning....

 2018-09-23 00:42 

Otago Daily Times

Plane quarantined in Christchurch...

Passengers arriving from Australia were quarantined on a plane at Christchurch Airport after a child fell ill....

 2018-09-22 23:50 

Otago Daily Times

Plane substance ruled out in school illness...

Emergency services at the school on Friday. Photo: Supplied via RNZ The 10 pupils from Carterton's South End primary school who were hospitalised due to an unusual smell will be back at school tomorrow....

 2018-09-22 23:29 

Otago Daily Times

Tiger takes lead into final round...

2018-09-22t213012z_255523746_nocid_rtrmadp_3_pga-the-tour-championship-third-round.jpg Tiger Woods lines up a shot on the 11th green during the third round of the Tour Championship. Photo: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Tiger Woods made a hot start on...

 2018-09-22 23:24 

Otago Daily Times

Joshua retains heavyweight crowns...

2018-09-22t222024z_1100915454_rc1a484b5610_rtrmadp_3_boxing-heavyweight-joshua-povetkin.jpg Anthony Joshua lands a right on Alexander Povetkin. Photo: Reuters Britain's Anthony Joshua delivered a devastating technical knockout in the seventh round to ...

 2018-09-22 23:06 

Otago Daily Times

Heavy rain, snow on way for South...

Dunedin and parts of Otago are in line for some heavy rain and snow as a low bears down on the South....

 2018-09-22 22:19 

Otago Daily Times

Vegas exec 'threatened to bury me in the desert'...

Glenn Schaeffer says a Las Vegas executive threatened to bury him in the desert, destroy his children's lives and kill his dogs unless he returned his money. Photo: Getty A South Island vineyard owner and former casino boss alleges one of the Las Vega...

 2018-09-22 20:51 

Otago Daily Times

O'Gara backs Ireland to beat All Blacks in Dublin...

Ronan O'Gara at work with the Crusaders earlier this year. Photo: Getty Ronan O'Gara needs not a second thought....

 2018-09-22 20:30 

Otago Daily Times

Man found alive in capsized ferry...

Rescuers stand on the overturned MV Nyerere as they search for bodies off the shores of Ukara Island in Lake Victoria. Photo: Reuters Divers rescued a man from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry on Saturday, two days after it capsized on Lake Vic...

 2018-09-22 20:12 

Otago Daily Times

Sharks caught, killed after Queensland attacks...

Queensland fisheries authorities have caught and killed two tiger sharks, but it is unclear if they are responsible for separate attacks on a woman and a little girl in the Whitsundays....

 2018-09-22 19:50 

Otago Daily Times

Timaru Lotto player wins $200k...

A Strike player from Timaru won $200,000 with Strike Four in last night's Lotto draw....

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Pool users back into the swim of things...

Excited to be back at the Port Chalmers Pool are (from left) lifeguards Carly Hutton, Nikki Cleverley, Charissa Marr and lifeguard-supervisor Dean Moore. PHOTO: BRENDA HARWOOD It may have been raining outside, but keen swimmers made the most of the chance...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Outram pupils tackle 'stinky' job...

Outram School Room 2 and 3 children picked up a mountain of rubbish from the roadsides in their area during a clean-up late last month. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Outram School pupils collected a vast pile of rubbish from the rural roadsides near their school during...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Fashion student off to study in Vienna...

Georgia Ferguson stands with the designs in her exhibition ''micropublic'' before her departure for Vienna this weekend. PHOTO: EMMA PERRY Hard work has paid off for fashion student Georgia Ferguson, who is set to leave for Vienna this wee...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Focus on rural pupils' activity...

Beats Study team members (from left) study co-ordinator Angela Findlay, honours student Brittany White, lead researcher Associate Prof Sandra Mandic, and research assistant Kimberley King have completed the rural data collection for the next phase of the ...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Butcher by day - firefighter by night...

Butchery owner Lyndon Gold is learning the ropes at the Outram Volunteer Fire Brigade. PHOTO: JOHN LEWIS The Taieri Times is recognising people for the good they do in the community. In ''Top Types'' we are celebrating these people. This w...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Birdsong sweet to the ears...

Otago Peninsula Biodiversity Group co-ordinator Ursula Ellenberg watches birds on the peninsula. PHOTO: SUPPLIED The swelling birdsong on Otago Peninsula is music to the ears of Dr Ursula Ellenberg....

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Warning for Peninsula drivers...

Otago Peninsula Community Board chairman Paul Pope (left) and Senior Constable Aaron Smith are encouraging road-users to be tolerant and patient as more cyclists, runners and walkers take to roads as the weather gets warmer. PHOTO: JESSICA WILSON Otago Pe...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Views on health system sought...

Photo: Emma Perry From left: Southern DHB executive director of Maori health Pania Coote, consultant general surgeon Mike Hunter, Community Health Council chairwoman Sarah Derrett, consumer adviser Colin Lind, Community Health Council facilitator Charlott...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

IHC starts volunteer friendship programme...

Michelle Gerwitz, of Presbyterian Support (left), watches IHC association chairwoman Sylvia Robertson, volunteer co-ordinator Dean Reed and national manager of volunteering Sue Kobar (right) cut the ribbon to mark the establishment of the IHC volunteering...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

'Savvy' entrepreneurs' almond butter selling out...

Displaying a jar of almond butter they are selling as part of the Young Enterprise Scheme are Columba College pupils (back from left) Anqi Wang, Amy Mead, Olivia Miller, Claudia Carruthers, (front from left) Amy Waldburger and Charlotte Smith. PHOTO: SHAW...

 2018-09-22 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

New patrol vehicle recruited...

Standing with the new patrol vehicle are (from left) Mosgiel-Taieri Community Patrol chairman Dave Buchanan, Senior Constable Karren Bye and committee member Valda Gardiner. PHOTO: EMMA PERRY Mosgiel-Taieri Community Patrol members are "absolutely del...

 2018-09-22 09:06 

Otago Daily Times

American man dies in skiing accident on Mt Aspiring...

mt_aspiring_s_northwest_left_and_southwest_ridges_4d08b2ff7d.jpg Mt Aspiring. Photo ODT A 35-year-old American man has died on Mt Aspiring in a skiing accident....

 2018-09-22 07:13 

Otago Daily Times

Temperatures to plummet...

snow_140415_151.jpg File photo: Gerard O'Brien A bitterly cold southerly is expected to bring snow as low as 200m across the South on Monday....

 2018-09-22 07:13 

Otago Daily Times

Temperatures to plummet...

File photo: Gerard O'Brien A bitterly cold southerly is expected to bring snow as low as 200m across the South on Monday....

 2018-09-22 07:02 

Otago Daily Times

Man dies after fall into Ruapehu crater lake...

mt_ruapehu_crater_lake22.jpg File photo: Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences A man has died after falling into Crater Lake at Mount Ruapehu this afternoon....

 2018-09-22 06:53 

Otago Daily Times

Otago defeated...

George Bridge of Canterbury heads towards the tryline. Photo: Getty Images Canterbury has beaten Otago 47-25 in a Mitre 10 Cup match at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight....

 2018-09-22 06:53 

Otago Daily Times

Otago defeated...

George Bridge of Canterbury heads towards the tryline. Photo: Getty Images Canterbury has beaten Otago 47-25 in a Mitre 10 Cup match at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight....

 2018-09-22 06:28 

Otago Daily Times

Women: 'We're the glue for rural communities'...

Rural Women New Zealand president Fiona Gower. Photo: Supplied. Country women are still facing a high level of isolation, the president of Rural Women New Zealand (RWNZ) says....

 2018-09-22 05:23 

Otago Daily Times

Man arrested following Invercargill assaults...

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in relation to several assaults in Invercargill early today....

 2018-09-22 04:07 

Otago Daily Times

Counties-Manukau too strong for Spirit...

10375326483.jpg Georgina McCullough of Otago is tackled. PHOTO: Getty Images The Otago Spirit have been beaten 39-8 by Counties-Manukau at Forsyth Barr Stadium this afternoon....

 2018-09-22 04:04 

Otago Daily Times

Motorcyclists hurt in Three Mile Hill crash...

Emergency services at the scene this afternoon. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery Three Mile Hill Rd is open again after a motorcycle crash earlier today....

 2018-09-22 03:08 

Otago Daily Times

Missing meerkitten back at zoo...

A one-month-old meerkitten is back in expert care after it vanished from Perth Zoo following its first steps outside the nest box...

 2018-09-22 02:58 

Otago Daily Times

Man dies under car in Auckland...

A man is dead after becoming trapped under a car in east Auckland this afternoon....

 2018-09-22 02:35 

Otago Daily Times

Plane sought after illness breakout at school...

Police and ambulance staff at South End School in Carterton yesterday. Photo: NZME Police are seeking the pilot of a plane in their bid to trace the source of an outbreak that left 10 Wairarapa children in hospital and dozens more ill....

 2018-09-22 02:08 

Otago Daily Times

Motorcycles crash on Three Mile Hill...

Emergency services at the scene this afternoon. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery Police and emergency personnel are attending a crash understood to have involved three motorcycles on Three Mile Hill Rd, Dunedin....

 2018-09-22 01:46 

Otago Daily Times

Man dead after stabbing near Tauranga...

A man in his 40s has died after being stabbed in Ppmoa, near Tauranga, this morning....

 2018-09-22 01:45 

Otago Daily Times

Drink 'the drug of choice for baby boomers'...

About half of older males and a quarter of older females were hazardous drinkers, the study found. Photo: Getty Up to 40 percent of older New Zealanders are engaging in hazardous drinking, a study has found....

 2018-09-22 00:26 

Otago Daily Times

'Young guy covered in blood' after Papamoa incident...

Police responded to a serious family harm incident in the Tauranga suburb of Ppmoa East this morning, understood to be a stabbing....

 2018-09-21 23:52 

Otago Daily Times

Lure of ABs still strong for Fekitoa...

Malakai Fekitoa in action for Toulon earlier this year. Photo: Getty Malakai Fekitoa has a predicament. Stay in France, or take a huge pay cut to come home and chase the All Blacks dream that still burns....

 2018-09-21 23:07 

Otago Daily Times

Man charged after emus mowed down by car...

An Australia-wide hunt for a man who allegedly mowed down emus on an outback road and posted the disturbing footage online has ended with charges being laid by Victorian police....

 2018-09-21 22:40 

Otago Daily Times

Street cordoned off after assault in Christchurch...

Police have closed off a street in Christchurch after a serious assault overnight....

 2018-09-21 22:25 

Otago Daily Times

Dodgy driving in Dunedin cycleway...

- Video courtesy Nick Rutledge...

 2018-09-21 20:26 

Otago Daily Times

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies...

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang greets journalists as he waits for the arrival of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi, in March. Photo: Reuters Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former chief of internal s...

 2018-09-21 20:14 

Otago Daily Times

Three babies stabbed at New York daycare centre...

A female worker stabbed three babies, two of whom are less than a month old, at a home-based daycare centre in New York City on Friday before slashing her own wrists and being taken into custody, police said....

 2018-09-21 18:26 

Otago Daily Times

Toll tops 130 in Lake Victoria ferry sinking...

Rescuers search the water after the ferry overturned off the shores of Ukerewe Island on Lake Victoria. Photo: Reuters Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of those responsible for a packed ferry sinking on Lake Victoria with a d...

 2018-09-21 16:36 

Otago Daily Times

'Rotten eggs' mystery...

Police and ambulance staff at South End School in Carterton. Students fell sick after an unknown substance was dropped from a plane. Photo: NZME Authorities are hunting for the source of the supposed chemical incident that affected dozens of people in the...

 2018-09-21 16:36 

Otago Daily Times

Bus hub build costing business $1000 a week: co-owner...

Smiths Sport Shoes co-owner Greg Lapwood says he is losing about $1000 a week because of the construction of the bus hub and further delays will make it worse. Photo: Christine O'Connor One Great King St business owner says he is losing at least $1000...

 2018-09-21 16:36 

Otago Daily Times

Bus hub build 'costing business $1000 a week'...

bus_hub_disruption.jpg Smiths Sport Shoes co-owner Greg Lapwood says he is losing about $1000 a week because of the construction of the bus hub and further delays will make it worse. Photo: Christine O'Connor One Great King St business owner says he i...

 2018-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Otago Net to improve power reliability...

Jason Franklin Clydevale can expect a more reliable electricity supply under plans discussed in Balclutha recently....

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