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Saturday 18 Jan

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  • Climbing incident on Mt Earnslaw — A helicopter is en route to Mount Earnslaw, near Glenorchy, following a climbing incident this afternoon.
  • Queenstown's McLachlan defends doubles title — Ben McLachlan (left) and Luke Bambridge after winning the men's doubles at the 2020 ASB Classic. Photo: Getty Images New Zealand-born Japanese player Ben McLachlan has gone back-to-back in the doubles at the ASB Classic men's tennis tournament.
  • Kiwi talent agency on hunt for star of Disney film — The next Peter Pan in the latest adaptation of the much-loved movie character could be a Kiwi. Photo: Disney/Supplied via NZ Herald Auckland talent agency Catch Casting is looking for a Kiwi boy who can play the Neverland mischief-maker and leader of the Lost Boys in Disney's upcoming live action remake of the classic, named Peter Pan and Wendy.
  • Kaumatua and leader Piri Sciascia dies — Piri Sciascia. Photo: Victoria University of Wellington via RNZ Revered kaumātua and leader Piri Sciascia of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāi Tahu has died at the age of 73.
  • Kaumatua and leader Piri Sciascia dies — Piri Sciascia. Photo: Victoria University of Wellington via RNZ Revered kaumātua and leader Piri Sciascia of Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāi Tahu has died at the age of 73.
  • Fashion's bad boy Gaultier bids farewell to the catwalk — French designer Jean Paul Gaultier appears with models at the end of his Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collection in Paris. Photo: Reuters French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, known for dressing stars like Madonna and who cultivated an irreverent image as the industry's "bad boy", said on Friday that a fashion show in Paris next week would be his last.
  • NZ, Fiji defence forces go to fight Aussie blazes — The Defence Force is sending more soldiers to help the fight against Australia's deadly bushfires.
  • Wiggles star suffers cardiac arrest at fire relief concert — Greg Page has spoken about suffering from orthostatic intolerance, a disorder that affects blood flow and leads to fainting, according to media reports. Photo: Getty Images A founding member of Australian popular children's music group The Wiggles suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed while performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney on Friday, the band said.
  • Wiggles star suffers cardiac arrest at fire relief concert — Greg Page has spoken about suffering from orthostatic intolerance, a disorder that affects blood flow and leads to fainting, according to media reports. Photo: Getty Images A founding member of Australian popular children's music group The Wiggles suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed while performing at a bushfire relief concert in Sydney on Friday, the band said.
  • NZ, Fiji defence forces go to fight Aussie blazes — The Defence Force is sending more soldiers to help the fight against Australia's deadly bushfires.
  • Central, Twizel to be warmest in country this weekend — wizel and Pukaki (pictured) are both tipped to reach 31degC today and 30degC tomorrow. Photo: Peter McIntosh Parts of New Zealand are set to crack 30degC today in what is shaping up to be one of the best days this summer.
  • Early morning brawls in Queenstown, Winton — Police were called to separate incidents involving alcohol-related fighting, in Queenstown and Winton early today.
  • House damaged after blaze in Te Anau — Volunteer firefighters tackle a house fire near Te Anau yesterday. Photo: Te Anau Volunteer Fire Brigade Te Anau: Volunteer firefighters, most of them from Te Anau, last night fought a fierce fire which heavily damaged a house on a rural property in Kakapo Rd, about 5km northeast of the township.
  • Effectiveness of rabbit poisoning unclear — Dunstan Hospital. Photo: ODT It is not clear how well a rabbit-poisoning programme on the grounds of Dunstan Hospital is working.
  • Teen wins best-presented heifer award at national event — Winton teenager Chloe Thomson won a best-presented heifer award at the National All Dairy Breeds Youth Camp in Stratford. PHOTO: SUPPLIED Southland 15-year-old Chloe Thomson’s steady grooming hand earned her a win in a national dairy cattle event in Taranaki.
  • Inaugural Annual Southland Cheese Roll being held — It will be no rolls barred in Bluff next month when the inaugural Annual Southland Cheese Roll fundraiser comes to town.
  • 52 of 84 parking fines unpaid — More than half the parking tickets issued in Central Otago in the last financial year have not been paid.
  • Winning ticket waits for owner — Who wants to be a millionaire?
  • Water wars could become more than theoretical — Construction work of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam on the river Nile last September. PHOTO: REUTERS When Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed got the Nobel Peace Prize last year for ending his country’s 20-year military confrontation with neighbouring Eritrea, Donald Trump got quite cross.
  • Magic Moments: January 18 — Our readers captured these Magic Moments and you can be in to win if you send us yours.