Otago Daily Times: Editorial

Still a safe option

Still a safe option

International airlines are scrambling to introduce rules insisting two crew members are always in a plane cockpit after investigators said a German pilot deliberately plunged an Airbus A320 into a mountain.

Catch-up with Korea

Catch-up with Korea

Korea is one of New Zealand's most significant and promising trading partners and the signing of a free-trade agreement between the two countries is an important step in creating more opportunities for businesses.

Sport at its glorious best

Sport at its glorious best

The euphoria is palpable.

A sop to society

A sop to society

St Bede's College board members face a difficult task in dealing with the aftermath of an interim High Court injunction which prevented the school from sending home two errant rowers from a national rowing competition.

A sop to society

A sop to society

St Bede's College board members face a difficult task in dealing with the aftermath of an interim High Court injunction which prevented the school from sending home two errant rowers from a national rowing competition.

Close to the edge

Close to the edge

Dunedin has survived another annual Hyde St keg party.

A powder keg of racism

Ferguson, a town in Missouri, in the United States, with a population of slightly over 21,000 residents, has become the focus of international attention as unrest continues after the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer last year.

Time for Invermay update

Time for Invermay update

The vexed issue of AgResearch's restructuring of its operations continues to provoke strong feelings on both sides of the divide with Auditor-general Lyn Provost weighing into the debate this week.

A damning indictment

A damning indictment

The second report by the Independent Police Conduct Inquiry into the police's handling of the alleged offending by the self-titled ''Roast Busters'' group is a damning indictment on individuals and processes.

A difficult path to peace

A difficult path to peace

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu quickly claimed victory for his Likud party in a close-call election yesterday as he invited other rightist politicians to join him in a coalition government without delay.

Transparency vital in a democracy

Transparency vital in a democracy

Watching the Government's desperate lolly scramble as it tries to shore up votes in the Northland by-election has made uncomfortable viewing.

In the wake of the storm

In the wake of the storm

The hearts of New Zealanders go out to our Pacific neighbours in Vanuatu in the wake of Cyclone Pam.

The value of immunisation

The value of immunisation

In some ways, immunisation is a victim of its own success.

Proposal hard to stomach

Proposal hard to stomach

The latest details of the proposal to outsource Dunedin and Invercargill hospital food services leave a bad taste in the mouth for southerners.

Oamaru's growing pains

Oamaru's growing pains

It is pleasing to finally see discussion and formulation of an action plan by Oamaru authorities in relation to issues around viewing the town's blue penguins.

Threat appalling and despicable

Threat appalling and despicable

It has variously been called blackmail, eco-terrorism, economic treason and ''the lowest of the low''.

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