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At Allied Press, we have a range of e-Edition reader apps covering the Otago Daily Times and our free community titles. These apps allow users to access their local community newspapers on their digital devices, providing uninterrupted access to local news, information and services.

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest digital app, ODT+. This will replace some 14 different apps, making it easier than ever before to stay in touch with your community.

This app will provide readers with access to e-Editions of the following titles:
The Otago Daily Times (subscribers only), Ashburton Courier, Clutha Leader, Gore Ensign, Mountain Scene, North Canterbury News, Oamaru Mail, Southland Express, The Star (Dunedin), Central Otago News, Timaru Courier, Central Rural Life, Southern Rural Life.

Otago Daily Times subscribers can access their ODT e-Editions as well as their local newspapers, all in one app.
If you are not an existing ODT subscriber, you can still use the app to access the community publications.

As this is new software, all existing users of the old ODT e-Edition app will need to register with your account number and set a new username and password. To register, please visit If you need help accessing your account details, please contact us, Monday - Friday, 9am-4pm on (03) 479 3555 or via email at

Once you have registered your account online, you can download ODT+ onto your smartphone or tablet from either the Google Play store or the Apple App store. You can then login using the username and password that you have created online in the previous step.

Minimum supported software: Android Version 5, or iOS 13.