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Rugby: Highlanders get two more players in ABs

Rugby: Highlanders get two more players in ABs

The Highlanders have capped a great weekend by getting two more players into the All Blacks.

Video; Dunedin Midwinter Carnival 2015

Video; Dunedin Midwinter Carnival 2015

An estimated 15,000 people braved a crisp 3degC to witness this years festival and celebrate Monday's winter solstice - the year's shortest day.

Successful quest for Otago title

Successful quest for Otago title

Alex and the Lads band members Casey Pike (16, left), on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, and Connor Sutherland (17), on bass, both of Taieri College, perform at the Smokefreerockquest Otago regional final at Sammy's, in Dunedin, last night.

Hospital 'warriors' still fighting fit

Hospital 'warriors' still fighting fit

News that Central Otago Health Services Ltd and the Southern District Health Board reached agreement this week over funding for Dunstan Hospital came in the wake of a groundswell of support for the hospital from the community it serves. Shane Gilchrist talks to a group of battlers about an earlier fight to retain health services in the district.

 

Rabbiter puts ferrets to work

Rabbiter puts ferrets to work

Rarely is a good word said about ferrets in New Zealand. After all, they eat our native birds. But, as Mark Price reports, Hyde rabbiter Stephen Dickson has been working with them for three years now, and has built up a certain ... admiration.

Rugby: Highlanders' captain's run

Rugby: Highlanders' captain's run

 

The Highlanders have their final training run at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday ahead of their clash with the Chiefs tomorrow night.

 

Rugby Chat: Gearing up to host the big game

Rugby Chat: Gearing up to host the big game

ODT rugby columnist Paul Dwyer talks to Highlanders general manager Roger Clark about what's involved in hosting this weekend's Super 15 playoff match against the Chiefs.

Weather delays Remarkables skifield opening

Weather delays Remarkables skifield opening

''Diabolical'' weather has been blamed for The Remarkables skifield's season opening being delayed.

Owner 'absolutely gutted' as fire destroys business

Owner 'absolutely gutted' as fire destroys business

A huge fire in Dunedin's wharf district last night sent flames leaping 50m into the air and a plume of black smoke drifting down Otago Harbour.

'Mean seas' threaten Dunedin landmark

'Mean seas' threaten Dunedin landmark

Dunedin's polar plunge has been postponed after ''mean seas'' washed away sand and several historic timber poles of a Dunedin landmark.

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