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OUSA elections making little impact

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 24/09/2015 - 8:44pm
pThe annual students association election for 2016 is a week from closing./p pBut the organisation's effort to raise its profile on campus isn't having the desired impact./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Night shelter looking toward the future

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 24/09/2015 - 8:39pm
pA three-and-a-half-year fundraising effort has secured the building for the Dunedin Night Shelter Trust./p pAnd with money still rolling in, thoughts are turning to expansion to meet increasing demand./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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LED light assembly plant wins Audacious business challenge

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 24/09/2015 - 8:31pm
pThe top award went to the designers of an LED light assembly plant./p pSecond place winners created a solution for forgotten baby syndrome, which would alert users to children left in car seats./pdiv class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Fonterra shareholders disappointed by payout

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 24/09/2015 - 8:29pm
pFull farmer shareholders are getting a cash payout of $4.65 per kilogram of milk solids./p pThat includes a 25c dividend, which is at the lower end of expectations./p pBut the company forecasts a better season ahead, with payouts upwards of $5 per kilogram of milk solids./pdiv class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Alzheimers Otago launches new volunteer scheme

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 24/09/2015 - 8:28pm
pAlzheimers Otago is aiming to match volunteers with dementia sufferers in a bid to increase social interaction and quality of life./p pBut first the organisation needs help from residents./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Nightly interview: Robert Patman

Latest news from Channel 9 - Thu, 24/09/2015 - 8:22pm
pChief negotiators are meeting in the United States in two days./p pSo Professor of International Relations Robert Patman joins us to talk about it./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Otago graduate inspiring entrepreneurs

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 8:22pm
pAn Otago University graduate is providing inspiration for the next wave of commercial innovators./p pBut it's not just students benefiting from the advice./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Courthouse petition still attracting signatures

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 8:15pm
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Otago Polytechnic trials electric bicycles

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 8:11pm
pIt's part of the polytechnic's aim to be a sustainable education provider./p pBut the institute isn't the only organisation involved./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Young petanque players compete in annual tournament

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 8:02pm
pPupils from four local schools are competing in an annual tournament being held in Caversham./p pAnd with the growing range of activities on offer, the sport itself is in a competition of its own./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Your word on driving distractions

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 7:53pm
pPolice nationwide are worried about the high number of accidents caused by distracted drivers./p pSo with that in mind our word on the street team asked members of the public what distracts them most while driving./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Nightly interview: Becky Hingston

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 7:48pm
pBecky Hingston is a finalist in the competition, for which she's raising money for charity./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Former policeman appointed as Otago university's new proctor

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 6:54pm
pDave Miller will start in the role at the end of next month, replacing current proctor Simon Thompson who's retiring this week./p pMiller's been working for the Ministry of Justice as the service delivery manager for Otago and South Canterbury courts./pdiv class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Fundraiser buys cuddle cot for Queen Mary maternity hospital

Latest news from Channel 9 - Wed, 23/09/2015 - 6:49pm
pThe money was raised during a two day sale of donated clothing, organised by the New Rotary Generation Dunedin group./p pIt was the group's first major fundraiser, and members are adding the tally to a national cuddle cot charity./pdiv class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Rogue stoat suspected of decimating entire bird population

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 8:06pm
pSaddlebacks haven't been seen inside the reserve since June./p pStaff suspect a rogue stoat and heavy snow is responsible, and there are fears the damage isn't over./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Animal rights activists protest at the University of Otago

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 8:02pm
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DCC working to phase out zero hour contracts

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 7:59pm
pThe council's working with union representatives to replace the contracts and guarantee staff minimum hours./p pBut it's likely to be months before that happens./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Disability groups concerned about city's accessibility

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 7:55pm
pThey're concerned about access to public buildings, and want to see better transport options and improvements to footpaths./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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Community group calls for more CCTV cameras

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 7:51pm
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Traditional Polynesian quilting methods on display

Latest news from Channel 9 - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 7:47pm
pThe traditional Cook Islands method of quilting is the subject of an exhibition at Otago Museum./p pAnd it's part of a wider push to celebrate Pasifika in the city./p div class=field field-name-taxonomy-vocabulary-1 field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-abovediv class=field-labelNews:/divdiv class=field-itemsdiv class=field-item even/div/div/div
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