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 2021-09-22 01:25 

Otago Daily Times

There are 23 new cases of Covid-19 today...

There are 23 new community cases of Delta to report today, director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has confirmed...

 2021-09-22 00:48 

Otago Daily Times

Auckland enjoys first day at level 3, but what are today's case numbers?...

As Aucklanders enjoy the first day of reduced lockdown restrictions - and takeaways - health officials are keeping a close eye on today's Covid case numbers....

 2021-09-22 00:48 

Otago Daily Times

'We are still pursuing elimination': Hipkins...

There are 23 new community cases of Delta to report today, director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has confirmed...

 2021-09-22 00:23 

Otago Daily Times

Two rescued after fishing vessel sinks off coast...

The ruggered headland at Cape Saunders on the Otago Peninsula. Photo: Stephen Jaquiery/file Two people have been rescued after their fishing vessel sank off the coast of Dunedin....

 2021-09-21 23:48 

Otago Daily Times

Quake hits Melbourne...

An earthquake has been reported in Victoria and tremors were felt across Melbourne and as far away as Canberra....

 2021-09-21 23:45 

Otago Daily Times

Quake hits Melbourne...

An earthquake has been reported in Victoria and tremors were felt across Melbourne and as far away as Canberra and Sydney....

 2021-09-21 23:45 

Otago Daily Times

Aussies rattled as 5.8 quake strikes near Melbourne...

A strong has struck near Melbourne, one of Australia's biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states....

 2021-09-21 23:19 

Otago Daily Times

Southerners urged to stay vigilant as Covid testing rates drop...

Southern District Health Board medical officer of health Dr Susan Jack. Photo: Peter McIntosh The only way the South can be sure it is Covid-19 free is if people get tested, Southern DHB Medical Officer of Heath Dr Susan Jack says....

 2021-09-21 22:45 

Otago Daily Times

Body officially identified as Gabby Petito, death ruled a homicide...

Gabrielle Petito, 22, who was reported missing on September 11, 2021. Photo: North Port/Florida Police/Handout via Reuters A body found in a US national park in Wyoming was identified as Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old "van life" traveller who went ...

 2021-09-21 22:44 

Otago Daily Times

Body officially identified as Gabby Petito, death ruled a homicide...

Gabrielle Petito, 22, who was reported missing on September 11, 2021. Photo: North Port/Florida Police/Handout via Reuters A body found in a US national park in Wyoming was identified as Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old "van life" traveller who went ...

 2021-09-21 22:33 

Otago Daily Times

ACC pays out almost $130,000 in Covid claims...

Almost $130,000 has been dished out in Accident Compensation Corporation claims for work-related Covid-19 exposure....

 2021-09-21 22:32 

Otago Daily Times

ACC pays out almost $130,000 in Covid claims...

Almost $130,000 has been dished out in Accident Compensation Corporation claims for work-related Covid-19 exposure....

 2021-09-21 22:21 

Otago Daily Times

Union claims McDonalds failing social distancing guidelines at drive throughs...

When picking up food, customers are asked to not open their car window until food is placed on a ledge outside by staff and the drive-through window to the restaurant is shut. A union claims McDonald's is failing to follow social distancing guidelines...

 2021-09-21 21:55 

Otago Daily Times

Argument over face masks turns violent in Christchurch...

Tension is brewing at some bars due to Covid restrictions....

 2021-09-21 21:34 

Otago Daily Times

Mark Richardson, Amanda Gillies resign from The AM Show...

Amanda Gillies and Mark Richardson are leaving The AM Show which follows the recent departure of former host Duncan Garner (centre) . PHOTO: NZ HERALD Two of The AM Show's hosts are leaving the morning news show....

 2021-09-21 21:24 

Otago Daily Times

Mark Richardson, Amanda Gillies resign from The AM Show...

Amanda Gillies and Mark Richardson are leaving The AM Show which follows the recent departure of former host Duncan Garner (centre) . PHOTO: NZ HERALD Two of The AM Show's hosts are leaving the morning news show....

 2021-09-21 20:31 

Otago Daily Times

'We may not get back to zero' - Dr Bloomfield on Delta...

Director general of health Ashley Bloomfield. Photo: NZ Herald Covid-19 elimination is possible but that does not mean New Zealand will necessarily get to zero cases, the Director-General of Health says....

 2021-09-21 20:29 

Otago Daily Times

'We may not get back to zero' - Dr Bloomfield on Delta...

Director general of health Ashley Bloomfield. Photo: NZ Herald Covid-19 elimination is possible but that does not mean New Zealand will necessarily get to zero cases, the Director-General of Health says....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Pinot noirs from beyond Otago...

As part of the school from home that all families went through during lockdown a wee while back, my wife and I did a little vocabulary exercise with our daughter....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Pub offers new adventure...

Chris and Saskia Trembath set off from Fielding in Manawatu to take over the Blacks Hotel at Ophir.PHOTO: SUPPLIED From the Manawatu to Timbuktu ......

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

NZ pair finish just outside top 10 in time trial...

New Zealand cyclist Logan Currie competes in the under-23 men's time trial at the world road championships in Belgium yesterday. PHOTO: CASEY B. GIBSON New Zealand riders Logan Currie and Finn Fisher-Black finished just outside the top 10 after strong...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

The hardest decision yet?...

Auckland City has dropped to Level 3. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Barring any further unpleasant surprises, the population of New Zealand's largest city by far should be enjoying the steamy delights of takeaway coffee this morning....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Reflecting on 100 years and the best of 99 tests...

All Blacks captain Tana Umaga leads the All Blacks in the Kapa o Pango haka against the Springboks at Carisbrook in Dunedin in 2007. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH A century of titanic tussles — and nearly a century of games between the two greatest rivals i...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

No vax, no entry a quagmire...

How would the Government police a vaccine passport? PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES My Invercargill dining experience promised much but delivered little....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Chicken and leek pie...

PHOTO: SIMON LAMBERT Leeks are still plentiful and affordable at the moment. This chicken and leek pie will please the family as it is comforting and hugely satisfying to have a homemade pie. I have saved us all a little time by using store-bought puff pa...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Time to look to the bench to solve misfiring MIQ...

Ian Taylor. Photo: ODT files Prime Minister, earlier this month I suggested maybe it was time to look at the bench in your team of five million....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Lawyer 'really happy' to be sworn in by dad...

Lawyer Malcolm McKenzie swears in his son, William, as a barrister and solicitor in the High Court at Invercargill yesterday. PHOTOS: LUISA GIRAO An Invercargill lawyer says the emotion at seeing his son being welcomed into his profession was bigger than ...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Award-winning broker optimistic...

Peter Gouverneur started selling businesses 18 months ago. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSH Peter Gouverneur's career change has paid off....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Make your garden bee-friendly...

Nothing to fear. PHOTOS: SUPPLIED September is Bee Aware Month and this year Kiwis are being asked to ''Feed the Bees'' by planting bee-friendly trees and plants to provide an ongoing supply of pollen and nectar throughout the year. In thi...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Playoffs need Otago reps, clubs agree...

Paul Hessian Consensus may have broken out among Dunedin's rugby clubs....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Weather not worst for farmers...

A prime lamb on sale at Balclutha Saleyards last week. A spring storm which hit the South during lambing was ''grim'' but farmers were prepared and have battled worse conditions, the head of Federated Farmers Otago says....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Dressing for the occasion...

Celebrations abound during the warmer seasons. Fashion writer Katie Day looks at the world of occasion wear, its history, current styles and gets tips from professional makeup artist Kim Tuliau-Moeroa....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Urban bees remain vital part of our ecosystem...

Bees are essential to our economy, food production and wellbeing. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Brian Ellis outlines the importance of bees in urban areas....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Fear forestry conversions impacting farming communities...

Sheep and beef farmer Stephen Jack sits among fallen trees and branches in a forestry block in South Otago. PHOTOS: SHAWN MCAVINUE More Southern farmland is set to be covered in forestry....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Weeds infest Wanganui River...
 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Subsidy rules' new focus on Auckland labelled unfair...

''They've tried to make it one-size-fits-all but that is not the case.''...

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Pacific Edge stands by ASX clarification...

PHOTO: ODT FILES Dunedin cancer diagnostic company Pacific Edge will not comment on media speculation about its ASX listing....

 2021-09-21 16:30 

Otago Daily Times

Charity funding rural counselling...

Will to Live founder Elle Perriam. PHOTO: SUPPLIED It is something of a misnomer to think because farmers are used to isolation, that things such as lockdowns do not affect them the same as other people....

 2021-09-21 08:48 

Otago Daily Times

Russia behind Litvinenko killing, court rules...

Alexander Litvinenko died in a London hospital in November 2006. Photo: Getty Images The European Court of Human Rights has ruled Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing of Alexander Litvinenko who died an agonising death after he was poisoned in Lond...

 2021-09-21 08:12 

Otago Daily Times

Man who filmed Rodney King beating dies...

The video that George Holliday (centre) captured symbolised police brutality and racial injustice and was an early example of the power of citizen journalism. Photo: Reuters (file) George Holliday, the plumber who shot video of Los Angeles police officers...

 2021-09-21 07:59 

Otago Daily Times

Andrew served sex assault lawsuit in US...

Under federal rules, the Duke of York has 21 days to respond or could face a default judgment. Photo: Reuters Britain's Prince Andrew has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States by lawyers for a woman who says she was forced to ...

 2021-09-21 07:12 

Otago Daily Times

Trudeau ekes out narrow win...

Justin Trudeau will now have to negotiate his campaign promises with the left-leaning New Democrats whose votes will be needed to pass all legislation. Photo: Getty Images Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has narrowly won re-election but failed to s...

 2021-09-21 06:07 

Otago Daily Times

Anti-coal stance against the grain in smoky Southland town...

Carol Cudby Robinson has sealed cracks in her doors and windows to keep the smell of coal out of her house. Photo: Matthew Rosenberg/LDR As one rural Southland resident burns through coal by the tonne, his neighbour two doors down tapes her windows to kee...

 2021-09-21 05:38 

Otago Daily Times

Tiny homes extensively damaged in act of vandalism...

Wanaka police are appealing for information after two tiny houses were extensively damaged by vandals in Albert Town....

 2021-09-21 05:29 

Otago Daily Times

Concern for missing Dunedin woman...

Amaria Whatuira (Mia) has not been seen or heard from since early August. Photos: NZ Police Police are appealing for information about a Dunedin woman as they are concerned for her welfare....

 2021-09-21 05:13 

Otago Daily Times

Google boss wanted child's evacuation to NZ kept quiet...

Google co-founder Larry Page secured New Zealand residency under the wealthy investor category. Photo: Getty Images Government emails about billionaire Larry Page show he wanted his child's medical evacuation to New Zealand to be kept quiet....

 2021-09-21 04:03 

Otago Daily Times

Milford Road stays shut as avalanche risk high...

Photo: Milford Road/NZTA The Milford Road remains closed today, as unstable spring conditions meant there was a high risk of avalanche in the area....

 2021-09-21 02:30 

Otago Daily Times

Up to 20 hospital staff stood down after contact with Covid positive man...

North Shore Hospital. Photo: Waitemata DHB A man who tested positive for Covid-19 evaded security staff at North Shore Hospital by hiding in a lift before spending half an hour in a ward....

 2021-09-21 02:30 

Otago Daily Times

Hospital staff stood down after contact with Covid positive man...

North Shore Hospital. Photo: Waitemata DHB A man who tested positive for Covid-19 spent half an hour in North Shore Hospital may have come into contact with up to 20 staff last Thursday, the Waitemata District Health Board says....

 2021-09-21 02:09 

Otago Daily Times

Timaru tragedy: Scene exam finished, relative arrives in NZ...

Police have finished their scene examination of the house where the little girls were killed. Photo: George Heard A relative of the man who arrived home to find his three children dead last week - allegedly at the hands of their mother - will arrive in Ne...

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