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Strays caught to become loved pets

A Timaru charity that rehomes stray cats which used to roam around Caroline Bay has now rescued more than 70 cats.

Port deal dividend 'fantastic'

PrimePort is to pay out a $600,000 dividend to its two shareholders.

Loan divides opinions

A local business has come out in support of the proposed extension to the Waitaki District Council loan to the North Otago Irrigation Company.

Nominate an outstanding volunteer

Sport Waitaki is seeking nominations for the North Otago Volunteer Sports Awards.

Reds rule

Festival to meet fellow gingas

Beth Goodwin, originally from Temuka, attended a festival in the Netherlands where thousands of redheads from many countries come together.

Rat's tail for the chop

Hadleigh Cox Hadleigh Cox has been attached to his spectacular rat's tail in more ways than one; now he's set to exterminate it.

No suspicious circumstances

Police investigating death at an Auckland squash club say there are no suspicious circumstances.

Sewage warning

Referendum will impact NZ Scots

Police question slain Brit's roommate

A British man has returned to the murder scene of fellow backpackers on a Thai resort island and is being questioned.

Election Day in Fiji

Big queues have formed outside polling booths as the military-ruled nation votes for the first time in eight years.

Grim news on missing 3-year-old

US may use ground troops

Fires rage across California

Thousands of residents have been evacuated and buildings ravaged as wildfires spread across California.

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