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 2018-01-16 23:42 

Otago Daily Times

How you get your temperature forecasts...

Green Island temperature gauge on Tuesday Afternoon. Photo: Christine O'Connor We've probably all thought it at some point, and especially this summer....

 2018-01-16 23:25 

Otago Daily Times

Government supports push for electric vehicles...

The New Zealand Transport Agency this month issued a pre-tender notice to gather market intelligence for nationwide EV charging infrastructure as it seeks to add more of the vehicles to its own fleet. Photo: Getty Images Government and its commercial and ...

 2018-01-16 22:51 

Otago Daily Times

Local govt, iwi in hospital rebuild group...

Pete Hodgson Local government and iwi representatives are among Dunedin organisations invited to form a new group to advise on the rebuild of Dunedin Hospital....

 2018-01-16 22:48 

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin rapist to be released on parole...

A former Dunedin student jailed for raping and beating his partner - at one stage impregnating her during an attack - has been granted parole....

 2018-01-16 22:17 

Otago Daily Times

Widow of Eagles guitarist sues NYC hospital...

glennfrey.jpg Glenn Frey of the Eagles performs in Las Vegas. Photo: Reuters The widow of Glenn Frey on Tuesday (local time) filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan over its treatment of the former co-lead singer and guita...

 2018-01-16 22:01 

Otago Daily Times

Hotel near gondola would be resort's biggest...

A hotel proposed for Queenstown's Brecon St will be the resort's biggest if it gets council approval....

 2018-01-16 21:53 

Otago Daily Times

Trump in 'excellent' overall health: White House doctor...

2017-10-25t211855z_1827962952_rc13dc64fa00_rtrmadp_3_storm-harvey-trump_1.jpg President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump had a normal score on a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, although he could benefit from a lower-fat diet and more exer...

 2018-01-16 21:20 

Otago Daily Times

Suspicious item found at Auckland Airport...

Emergency services are attending an incident at New Zealand Post at Auckland Airport where a suspicious item has been found....

 2018-01-16 21:20 

Otago Daily Times

Suspicious item cleared at Auckland Airport...

Cordons have been lifted after a suspicious item was found at the New Zealand Post international mail centre at the Auckland Airport...

 2018-01-16 21:14 

Otago Daily Times

'Calamity' as Philippine volcano spews lava...

Clouds partially cover Mayon volcano's crater as it spews a column of ash during another mild eruption in Legazpi City, Albay province, south of Manila. Photo: Reuters A central Philippine province declared a state of calamity on Tuesday (local time) ...

 2018-01-16 20:55 

Otago Daily Times

Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10...

A Russian-made MI-17 helicopter of the Colombian army is seen flying in Meta. Photo: Reuters Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday (local time), the army said....

 2018-01-16 20:55 

Otago Daily Times

Search equipment can't go deep enough...

A barge and small boat were used to set up the specialised sonar equipment. Photo: Mandy Cooper The Police National Dive Squad are waiting for more specialist equipment to arrive before continuing their Queenstown search for a missing US skydiver....

 2018-01-16 20:13 

Otago Daily Times

Inexperience a factor in fatal gliding crash...

katikatiglidingcrash.jpg Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Photo/File A Katikati man was piloting a single-seat glider for the first time when he crashed, suffering fatal injuries, an investigation has found....

 2018-01-16 20:12 

Otago Daily Times

Road 'ice' warning as weather set to pack up...

Storm clouds are looming for parts of the country, including Westland, with motorists in parched regions are warned to be wary of dusty roads turning into skating rinks....

 2018-01-16 20:12 

Otago Daily Times

'Summer ice' warning as weather set to pack up...

Storm clouds are looming for parts of the country, with motorists in parched regions warned to be wary of dusty roads turning into skating rinks....

 2018-01-16 19:59 

Otago Daily Times

Japan issues false alarm over missile launch...

Japanese public broadcaster NHK issued a false alarm on Tuesday saying North Korea appeared to have launched a missile and urging people to take shelter, but it managed to correct the error within minutes....

 2018-01-16 19:44 

Otago Daily Times

Blaze tears through Auckland home injuring four...

One person is seriously injured and three others were taken to hospital after a blaze ripped through a home in South Auckland....

 2018-01-16 19:40 

Otago Daily Times

Bundesliga tops attendance list...

Borussia Dortmund fans, who contribute to making the Bundesliga the Europe highest attended football league. Photo: Getty Images The German Bundesliga boasted the highest average attendances in Europe last season, once again edging out the English Premier...

 2018-01-16 19:28 

Otago Daily Times

Money for historic building in Oamaru...

The Government is giving about $280,000 to restore three historic buildings: a 130-year-old building in Oamaru, a 150-year-old pub in Hurunui, and 92-year-old building in Petone....

 2018-01-16 19:22 

Otago Daily Times

McDonald's commits to eco-friendly packaging goal...

Based on supplier commitments, McDonald's New Zealand said 100% of its "guest packaging" would come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources by this April. Photo: File McDonald's has committed to using renewable, recycled or certifie...

 2018-01-16 19:11 

Otago Daily Times

Woman missing in Lower Hutt found...

Kerry Scott. Photo: NZ Police A 55-year-old woman reported missing in Lower Hutt overnight has been found....

 2018-01-16 19:09 

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Tuivasa-Sheck to be targeted by Souths...

Warriors fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck could be a target of the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Photo: Getty Images South Sydney are set to target Warriors captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck for 2019, according to a report out of Australia today....

 2018-01-16 18:56 

Otago Daily Times

Federer impressive in first round win...

Roger Federer reaches for a backhand during his opening round Australian Open match last night. Photo: Getty Images Defending champion Roger Federer moved smoothly into his majestic stride with a straight-sets win over Slovenian Aljaz Bedene in his openin...

 2018-01-16 18:41 

Otago Daily Times

Team NZ nominated for Laureus award...

The Team New Zealand boat on the water. Photo: Getty Images Team New Zealand have been nominated for team of the year at the prestigious Laureus Sports Awards....

 2018-01-16 18:22 

Otago Daily Times

Confidence is shrinking...

A change of government last year appears to have hurt both business and employment confidence, according to two surveys released yesterday....

 2018-01-16 18:17 

Otago Daily Times

Warrington Beach fire suspicious...

warrington_fire_160118.jpg Photo: Gerard O'Brien A fire in sand dunes on Warrington Beach, north of Dunedin, yesterday is being treated as suspicious....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

People: Kaka Point gala day...

At the Kaka Point gala day, Saturday, January 13...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Forecast for 2018 recalls number 8 jinx...

Nick Tuffley. Historically, the number eight has not been particularly kind to New Zealand, ASB chief economist Nick Tuffley says....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

People: St Bathans fete...

At the St Bathans fete, Sunday, January 14...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Accident prompts more criticism of tourists' driving skills...

Glen Collins' tow truck was thrown into a stationary Holden Colorado after a tourist driver pulled out in front of him at Arrow Junction near Queenstown yesterday. Photo: Meena Amso A tow-truck driver involved in a three-vehicle accident at a notoriou...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Fuel purchases drive electronic card spend increase...

Higher fuel spending in the three months ending December meant retail card spending lodged another increase, Statistics NZ figures released yesterday showed....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Prepare and adapt to workplace metamorphosis...

Sara Walton Dunedin business people believe demographics, economics, education, climate change, wellbeing, technology, and resource scarcity will be the most influential drivers in the next 20 years....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

By the dark of the moon...

Photo: File At 3.18pm this afternoon, the moon is new. This means that for the next few days there will be little or no moonlight to interfere with stargazing....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Apricot slice...

This slice is full of fresh tart apricot flavour with a buttery crust. You can swap the apricots for any summer fruit to keep this slice seasonal and fresh....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Baristas Uncovered: Elliot Philips...

Elliot Phillips (22) is from Queenstown and works at Wolf at the Door in Dunedin. Photo: Gregor Richardson You exchange daily chit-chat, the odd joke and they know what you want before you ask, but what do you really know about the person who makes your c...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

China waging battle to save ancient wild apple trees...

Many of our crisp, juicy apple varieties actually originated in Central Asia, discovers Charmian Smith....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

People: triFACTOR Wanaka triathlon...

At the triFACTOR Wanaka triathlon event, Saturday, January 13....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Family-friendly chicken tacos...

Constantly running out of time to make dinners that are both healthy and delicious? This 101 by Otago Polytechnic Food Institute student Grace Tarbotton aims to help with that dilemma....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

The increasing scarcity of water...

Summer temperatures are soaring, particularly in the south of the South Island, and the thoughts of New Zealanders turn to water - either for watering summer gardens, having extra showers or taking a swim....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

A gift for winter...

In A Jam: Jams, Jellies, Curds and Cordials, by Kirsten Day, published by Bateman Books, $29.99. As summer's bounty begins to ripen, it is always good to get some new inspiration for ways to turn it into preserves to brighten the duller days of winter...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Nines organisers seek to match last year's...

Entries for the 2018 Island Park nines are open and organisers hope the February 3-4 tournament will reach the heights of last year's inaugural match play event....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

People: Lake Hayes A&P Show...

At the Lake Hayes A&P Show, Lake Hayes, Saturday, January 13...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Magic Moments: January 18...

Our readers captured these Magic Moments around Otago and you can be in to win if you send us yours....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Bolsheviks in charge...

"The eternal mud'' - a horse in difficulties in Flanders. - Otago Witness, 9.1.1918. It is rather surprising to find Sir George Buchanan, ex-British Ambassador at Petrograd, whose departure for England was recently announced, submitting himsel...

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Vault 21's tomato chilli jam...

Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself....

 2018-01-16 15:30 

Otago Daily Times

Summer sunshine in a glass...

To quote jazz great Ella Fitzgerald: "summertime, and the livin' is easy''....

 2018-01-16 08:09 

Otago Daily Times

De Grandhomme blasts NZ to victory...

New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme hits a six on his way to 74 not out against Pakistan at Seddon Park. Photo Getty New Zealand won their record-setting 11th international in succession at Seddon Park tonight on the back of a blistering innings from al...

 2018-01-16 06:34 

Otago Daily Times

Wanaka house on elite retreat list...

Te Kaitaka nestles in its dramatic landscape, with views of the Southern Alps and Lake Wanaka. A multi-award-winning Central Otago house designed by two Auckland architects and owned by a pioneering skin specialist has featured on the BBC as one of the wo...

 2018-01-16 06:17 

Otago Daily Times

Govt signals road taxes could pay for rail...

Phil Twyford. The Government has flagged changes to allow road taxes to be spent on rail projects....

 2018-01-16 05:23 

Otago Daily Times

Perth cops massive day of rain...

Perth has been saturated with up to 10 years worth of January rain in the past 24 hours as records tumbled across the city....

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