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Eduardo Ramirez de Peekskill accepted at Columbia University

Senior stepinac Eduardo Ramirez de Peekskill Eduardo Ramírez of A look, and an elderly person Stepinac high school, has been accepted to attend Columbia University, starting in the fall semester of 2022. Ramirez will continue his studies in Applied Mathematics, the application of mathematical methods by a wide range of diverse fields that have attracted […]

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Protect yourself during the summer | Otago Daily Times News Online

You are not allowed to upload, save, or email this image. Visit the image gallery to purchase the image. Characteristics Sponsored content Summer is here and we all want to stay safe and enjoy it. Here are some reminders to help us stay alert and minimize the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday season. Wear […]

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Upper Clutha’s face change

Ready or not, rapid growth is happening in Wanaka and the surrounding area. Development builds up on top of development as growth in Upper Clutha springs up. Many are worried and even unhappy that the face of the region is changing. The quiet beauty is replaced by the buzz of business and the buzz of […]

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Council refuses to pay $ 630,000 for underpass

A council recommendation to pay $ 630,000 for a roundabout and underpass for a Cromwell subdivision was rejected by Central Otago district councilors last Wednesday. The request from the developers behind the Wooing Tree subdivision in Wanaka came after an application was filed under the expedited process for the project in May. A report prepared […]

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$ 250,000 Playground Grant | Otago Daily Times News Online

Christmas has come early for Timaru’s new multi-million dollar playground. A $ 250,000 grant for the $ 2.2 million playground was confirmed this week. The Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury grant means the CPlay committee only has $ 500,000 before they reach the goal of $ 2.2 million for the destination playground in […]

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Stormwater management plans are needed, says CDC

Stormwater management plans for the subdivisions are crucial to help mitigate the dangers of flooding in the Taieri Plain, a Dunedin City Council (DCC) hearing panel heard yesterday. Staff from the Otago Regional Council (ORC) presented their submission to the Second Generation Plan Variation 2 panel, with flood management being the central concern presented. CRO […]

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No conviction for damage to the car

A young man from Oamaru who damaged the windshields of eight vehicles at the Queenstown Police Station will be freed without a conviction after he pays for the repair in full. Liam Christopher McGregor (18), a building apprentice, appeared before Queenstown District Court Judge John Brandts-Giesen earlier this week. He admitted nine counts related to […]

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No prison sentence for causing the death of a teenager

The Arrowtown teenager’s mother, Allanah Walker, told the woman responsible for her daughter’s death to “do better” in her life. Reading her victim impact statement yesterday in the conviction of Tully Isabel Robinson (22) at Queenstown District Court, Sarah Walker held up a framed photo of her daughter as she described the impact of the […]

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New Zealand obtains new drug Pfizer for treatment of Covid

The government has purchased 60,000 courses of oral antiviral drugs from Pfizer to treat early Covid-19 infections, subject to Medsafe’s approval, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed. It was a “major milestone” in the global fight against Covid-19, Ardern said during today’s post-Cabinet press conference with Chief Health Officer Dr Ashley Bloomfield. “Today, I can […]

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Belief Development Can Alleviate Worker Home Problem

Wanaka developer Murray Frost believes Luggate can help Wanaka workers find permanent housing, as housing availability and affordability become critical issues in the district. Mr Frost’s company, Lake McKay Limited Partnership, has requested unreported consent to develop around 125 sections on a 15 ha block behind Luggate. In an interview with the Otago Daily Schedules […]

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Fears of bird strikes: Dunedin airport opposes landfill

Further efforts to keep birds from flocking to a proposed landfill near Dunedin airport may not be enough to allay fears of bird strikes on planes, the airport has warned. Allowing the planned landfill to be installed just 4.5 km away would be a fundamental flaw that could not be overcome with proper management, the […]

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It’s time to rethink what “counts” as reading

Recently I rediscovered the joys of listening to a good audiobook while traveling through the Oxfordshire countryside. There is nothing quite like listening to the deep timbre of Richard Armitage’s voice as he tells Chekov’s news as I stroll along the Cherwell, watching swans cross the river in the sunshine. winter. But I have encountered […]

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Singapore tests ‘smart bandage’ for remote recovery

Researchers in Singapore have developed a smart dressing to allow patients to remotely monitor their chronic wounds through an app on a mobile device, potentially saving them from doctor visits. A research team from the National University of Singapore created a wearable sensor attached to a transparent bandage to track healing progress, using information such […]

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Construction company in liquidation | Otago Daily Times News Online

A Dunedin construction company that only operated for 12 months was put into liquidation and owed nearly $ 170,000, according to a report by the liquidator. Thrive Homes Ltd was put into liquidation by the Dunedin High Court in October following a claim by unsecured creditor Trademax NZ Ltd. Trevor and Emma Laing, of Trevor […]

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Granny threatened with eviction gets Christmas reprieve

A grandmother was granted a reprieve just days before being deported to China after her family in Christchurch accused the agency of lacking compassion and humanity. Chang Sheng Zhao, 58, has been in New Zealand on a visitor visa since December 2019. She lives with her daughter Yuxi Ward, Clinical Team Leader in the Department […]

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Tax evader lifts director ban

Despite having defrauded customs for six years, a businessman from Dunedin was allowed to continue as a company director. Paul Lambert Clarke (45) appeared in Dunedin District Court in July, where he was convicted of two counts of using altered documents with intent to deceive and one of producing false documents , a fine of […]

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Customers filmed for months in restaurant toilets

A Dunedin waiter, over an eight-month period, videotaped restaurant patrons using the restroom, a court said. Heath Ariquei Abdulrahman (29) was not so keen to be filmed himself, objecting to an Otago Daily Times app to take his picture. The claim was dismissed yesterday by Judge Dominic Flatley of the Dunedin District Court, citing psychological […]

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Fines of up to $ 15,000 for companies for vaccine passes

Businesses that are required to enforce vaccine passes, but refuse to do so, could face fines of up to $ 15,000. The government today announced new details regarding vaccine mandates for businesses under the new traffic light system from December 3. It includes a tool outlining the legal criteria that must be met before a […]

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Victoria cases rise as restrictions ease

Daily Covid-19 figures in Victoria have jumped by more than 200 infections, as the Prime Minister criticizes Prime Minister Scott Morrison for “talking twice to extremists”. On the first day of State Living with New Freedoms, it reported eight deaths and 1,273 new viral infections, up from 1,007 the day before. The health department confirmed […]

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Disharmony in the village of Hawksbury | Otago Daily Times News Online

” Don’t buy land here. ” The huge sign on the side of a shipping container at the entrance to the village of Hawksbury displaying this message was short lived, but the story behind the sign is a saga of tears, tantrums and turf wars that have gone on for years. Simon Henderson reports. The […]

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Over 300 rooms in new blocks

More than 300 student and visitor accommodation rooms are arriving in Dunedin’s university district after construction began on a private student hostel and hotel complex at Anzac Ave yesterday. A resource consent issued for the development of the village of Anscombe reveals that there will be five multi-story blocks constructed on the site. An excavator […]

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Online Analysis of 2021 News Tracking Market by Size, Share, Growth, Trends till 2027

The research report on “Online news tracking marketplace“Covers market size, market dynamics, and market development prospects for the forecast period are all included in the research on the Online News Tracking Industry. This report provides quantitative and qualitative data and business participants in supply chain process and helps market vendors increase their company productivity and […]

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Consuming information online can increase the divide between citizens, but also boost political engagement

Digital technologies have radically changed the consumption of information. News is available 24/7 and everywhere, and there is a wide variety of news sources. It’s not just newspapers that have gone online or news platforms that have emerged, social media such as Facebook and WhatsApp also provide our daily news. Young citizens in particular are […]

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Concerns about the effects of hospital construction on the supermarket

Supermarket giant Foodstuffs fears the construction of Dunedin’s new hospital could cause serious headaches at its supermarket across the road. The company, which owns New World Center City as well as the Center City Mall and Henry’s liquor store, said that while supporting the $ 1.47 billion hospital construction project, it could disrupt considerably the […]

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Offer citizenship and residency now by investing online – News

With an exponential increase in the demand for citizenship and residence by investment of 64%, Bluemina launched its first virtual office in the industry. Bashar Daoud, Managing Partner, Bluemina Citizenship & Residency Bluemina is the industry leader in citizenship and residency by investment. As the world faced a pandemic in 2020, the region saw a […]

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New ACC proposal hailed | Otago Daily Times News Online

The Accident Compensation Corporation’s (ACC) proposal to cover more birth-related injuries is a positive step, according to medical professionals. ACC Minister Carmel Sepuloni recently announced his intention to change ACC legislation. Currently, maternal childbirth injury coverage is only available when an injury is caused by medical treatment provided to the giving birth parent. This is […]

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“Stuck in the United States”: a sailor from the South still cannot get a place at the MIQ

Southern sailor Bruce Blackburn managed to leave the logging vessel he had been stranded on for several weeks without being able to secure an emergency quarantine place in New Zealand. However, his luck has not changed for the better. The Otago Daily Schedules highlighted Mr Blackburn’s fate last month, after having to return to New […]

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Councils reject request for funding for rescue helicopter

Two Southland councils have rejected a request to help fund New Zealand’s southernmost helicopter rescue operation. Last month, the Lakes District Air Rescue Trust asked the Southland Mayoral Forum for annual funding of $ 100,000 to help its rescue services. It has been suggested that Invercargill City Council contribute $ 50,000, Southland District Council $ […]

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Delays in building authorization cause concern

Builders are worried about the time it will take to process building permit applications, in what Dunedin City Council has called a record breaking year. The Combined Building Suppliers (CBS) cooperative wrote to construction, housing and local government ministers last week on behalf of the 670 builders it represented, calling for urgent intervention. When contacted, […]

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Profile is finally needed for the house proposed by the billionaire

Profile posts were installed at the site of Peter Thiel’s future Lake Wanaka vacation home this week, after a complaint to the Queenstown Lakes District Council. Upper Clutha Environment Society Secretary Julian Haworth said he complained because, without the posts, the public could not complete site assessments and resource consent submissions before the deadline for […]

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Polish court declares some EU laws unconstitutional

The highest Polish court has ruled that parts of European Union treaties are incompatible with the Polish constitution, calling into question a pillar of European integration and sharply aggravating a dispute between Brussels and Warsaw. The European Commission said Thursday’s ruling raised serious concerns about the EU’s rule of law, putting it on a full […]

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Artistic scene: September 30 | Otago Daily Times News Online

“Dark Sounds”, Pauline Bellamy (Pea Sea Art) The deep waters of Fiordland have been an inspiration to many artists, and they are a frequent subject for Otago Peninsula artist Pauline Bellamy. Drawing inspiration from a midwinter visit to the Doubtful Sound / Patea wilderness, the artist has created a series of paintings and prints that […]

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The return to tourism strewn with pitfalls for the Pacific

Vax and vacation? Regina Scheyvens and Apisalome Movono explain why this Pacific Island vacation will always mean ‘traveler beware’. Pacific island countries are betting big on immunization as a strategy to resume tourism by Christmas and bring much-needed relief to their struggling economies. For much of the Pacific, tourism has long been the goose that […]

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Ardern addresses the United Nations | Otago Daily Times News Online

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urged world leaders to tackle rising inequalities and make international trade “more open and inclusive” in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. She addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York today via video link. Ardern had previously announced that she would not be attending the General Assembly meeting due […]

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Briarcliff’s development plans could shake up downtown restaurants

Moonbean Cafe on September 10, 2021. Photo by Robert Brum One of the city center Briarcliff Manorthe commercial facilities of would be demolished and the one next door remodeled to plans proposed by the owner, disrupting the restaurant scene along a busy stretch of Pleasantville Road. Croton-based Immobilière Matra Inc. proposed to demolish the 1,650 […]