Otago Daily Times (New Zealand)
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- Robinson returns to form in Italy
QUEENSTOWN alpine ski racer Alice Robinson has rediscovered some good form in Italy.
- Construction of state highway roundabout to begin
CONSTRUCTION of the roundabout at the State Highway 6 and SH84 intersection will begin in February.
- Potential seen for city to become major agritech centre
DUNEDIN has the potential to be a major centre of agritech innovation, Prof Craig Bunt believes.
- Dryness forecast, could reach drought levels in some areas
AREAS of Otago and Southland could be in drought by summer’s end, as La Nina continues to bring its contrasting wet and dry flavours to the north and south.
- Fired up for Chili Peppers Fired up for Chili Peppers
TANIA Stevens did not expect to surprise her husband with Red Hot Chili Peppers tickets for his birthday, until she got lucky.
- Public to have say on changes
INCONSIDERATE drivers parking on footpaths and cycle paths in Central Otago may find themselves on the wrong side of the law if proposed amendments to the region’s roading bylaw get the public go-ahead.
- Memories of ‘dependable friend’, eccentric hobbyist
AN Australian physiotherapist who drowned saving a child in Lake Wakatipu is being remembered for his dedication to others, love for his fiancee and eccentric hobbies.
- Trust appoints new head
THE Central Lakes Trust (CLT) is set to have new leadership with the appointment of a new chief executive.
- On par with old boys
A YOUNG disc golfer who has been giving the old boys a run for their money now has an American sponsorship under her belt.
- Insurance costincrease hitscouncil
INCREASING insurance premiums have blown out the Southland District Council insurance budget by $113,000.
- Abundant reasons why thermobaric weapons should be banned
What are thermobaric weapons? And why should they be banned? MarianneHanson , Associate Professor of international relations at the University of Queensland, offers some answers....
- Seeking climate salvation from the sea
Ireland is looking to seaweed in a quest to curb methane emissions from cattle and sheep Clodagh Kilcoyne and Conor Humphries report from Athenry....
- Weighing up approaches to curbing the power of big tech
China is cutting its tech giants down to size. Should the West learn from this? John Naughton , of The Observer, reports....
- Class action taken against ANZ, ASB
A MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR class action lawsuit has been launched against the ANZ and ASB banks over claims they failed to fully refund about 150,000 customers for fees and interest earned on loans in which there were disclosure breaches....
- Drug-traffickers get home detention
TWO women responsible for large-scale drug trafficking in Central Otago have dodged jail sentences....
- Councillor edits own Wikipedia page to ‘repair misinformation’
A PROMINENT member of the Dunedin City council has been called out for editing his own Wikipedia page....
- Santana Minerals keen to up gold search
SANTANA Minerals has found the ‘‘sweet spot’’ as it continues to explore for gold near Tarras and has attracted a swag of investor interest that, if approved by shareholders, could see it begin more aggressive exploratory operations in the Bendigo-Ophir goldfield....
- Taiwan won’t bow to China: Tsai
TAIPEI: Taiwan will keep bolstering its defences to ensure nobody can force the island to accept the path China has laid down, which offers neither freedom nor democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said yesterday, in a strong riposte to Beijing....
- Researchers, doctors getting clearer view of long Covid
Is long Covid a syndrome or a series of coronavirus complications? KarenWeintraub , of USA Today, reports on what is now known about the lingering symptoms....
- As the war rages, Finns steel themselves for what may lie ahead
Guns, bomb shelters and anti-radiation meds: More people in Finland are preparing for war with Russia. TamiAbdollah , of USA Today, reports....