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The Forbury Park Trotting Club opened its summer meeting in dull and threatening weather, and a boisterous wind made matters rather unpleasant during the afternoon.
Gisborne, January 30: The police are engaged today in a systematic search of the countryside for evidence relating to the crime.
Rome, January 28: Fishermen found near Palermo a decomposed body, lacking an arm and a leg. It had apparently been in the water for a month. It is presumed to be that of a member of the Dixmude’s...
The Acclimatisation Society wanted to know whether the chain reserve, commonly called the fishing reserve, which was frequently found alongside the banks of rivers in New Zealand, followed the...
Captain d’Armont, member of the French general staff, will be placed on trial before the Supreme Court at Leipzig the first week in January on a charge, brought by the Germans, of military espionage.
Since the granting of the Kawarau syndicate's rights at Queenstown there has been another revival of claim-pegging on the river from Cromwell to Clyde.
At the invitation of the City Council the members of the Otago Power Board were taken for a visit of inspection to the hydro-electric works at Waipori yesterday.
Moscow, January 22: The death is announced of M. Lenin, president of the Council of People’s Commissars.
LONDON, January 22: Mr Baldwin has arranged to confer with his colleagues today before he sees the King.
The arrangement recently made by the New Zealand Meat Producers’ Board to deliver single carcases of prime New Zealand lamb for the sum of £1 15s per carcase met with very gratifying results, over...
Beautiful weather favoured the eleventh annual show of the Waikouaiti A and P Association, which was held on the Recreation Ground, Waikouaiti, on Friday.
The Plunket Shield match between Otago and Wellington was commenced at Carisbrook yesterday in beautiful weather and on a perfect wicket.
The people of Dunedin probably have little idea of the extensive operations carried out at the Hillside Workshops.
QUEENSTOWN, January 14: Never since the ’78 flood has Lake Wakatipu been in such high flood as it is today.
WRIGHT — SMITH: On January 12, 1864, at Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, Wm., eldest son of J. Wright, Nailsea, England, to Sarah M., eldest daughter of J. Smith, Mountain Ash, ...
The selection of the Otago team to play Wellington is practically certain to disclose at least two changes in the personnel.