Jess Cartwright

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The camps in Otaki and Roxburgh are closing next month, the charity running them says a lack of funding has forced their hand.

Families devastated about closure of support villages for kids with emotional trauma

The charity running the camps in Otaki and Roxburgh says a lack of funding has forced their hand.

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Microplastics are one of the biggest threats to oceans, and synthetic textiles are a huge contributor to the problem.

Merino and natural fibres could help clothing companies battle scourge of microplastics

Tiny plastic fibres from clothing are a major issue for oceans and marine life.

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The council is banning freedom campers from Lake Hayes reserve and the Shotover delta.

Queenstown cracks down on freedom camping at two popular sites

The council is banning freedom campers from Lake Hayes Reserve and the Shotover Delta.

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But fears tighter immigration policies will make harvest even harder have been extinguished by government.

There's plenty of cherries - but not enough cherry picker in Otago

Many growers are concerned the new government’s tougher stance on immigration could cause problems.

02:04
The iwi is also celebrating the 20 year anniversary of its settlement with the Crown.

Ngai Tahu celebrate election of first woman leader during hui in Christchurch

The iwi is also celebrating the 20 year anniversary of its settlement with the Crown.

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More than 800 athletes from 38 countries have descended on Queenstown for the event.

Kiwi alpine ski team get the chance to shine on their own slopes at Winter Games

More than 800 athletes from 38 countries have descended on Queenstown for the event.

Jess Cartwright

Jess is a 1 NEWS reporter based in Central Otago.

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