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Alexandra 'prince' contests Blossom Festival Queen crown
A 17-year-old Dunstan High School student is making Blossom Festival history becoming the first prince to contest the coveted queen crown. 
© 2017 Sun 3:35pm 

Sponsorship for planned Alexandra hot air balloon festival falling flat
A lack of sponsor support is taking the air out of plans for the South Island's only hot air balloon festival hoping to get off the ground in 2018. 
© 2017 Wed, 13 Sep 12:15am 

Your dog can help you get a better night's rest
By Alexandra Thompson and Shivali Best Letting dogs sleep in bedrooms helps people get a better night's snooze, new research reveals.This is only true, however, if the dog is present in the room, but not under the covers, a study... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Sat, 9 Sep 10:05am 

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These are the signs to watch for when checking for skin cancer
By Alexandra Thompson Deadly skin cancer starts as new spots on the skin, not moles, in more than two-thirds of cases, new research reveals.In a recent study in 71 per cent of incidences, melanoma, the most life-threatening form... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Sun, 3 Sep 12:25am 

Watch: John Humphrys grills ex-Vogue editor on skinny models
Alexandra Shulman says fashion is more about style than body shape 
© 2017 BBCWorld Thu, 31 Aug 10:55pm 

Racing Manager optimistic about trotting future
Eight months on from being announced as the new Racing Manager at the Auckland Trotting Club, Regan Cotter says he’s optimistic about Alexandra Park’s future and New Zealand harness racing generally. 
© 2017 Wed, 30 Aug 10:06am 

Jamie Oliver on healthy food, Kiwi politics and his new book
Jamie Oliver's 20th cookbook is his simplest, but possibly best, yet. He spoke to Alexandra Newlove about kitchen efficiency, cooking with foods you can count on one hand, Kiwi politics, and his new book. "What the hell is arid... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Sat, 26 Aug 6:05am 

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Couple's lucky escape after pole falls on to house
By Pam Jones A couple in Central Otago consider themselves lucky to have escaped injury after a power pole fell on to their property at the weekend.Alexandra pair Danielle and Ryan Lomman were inside their Eureka St home about... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Wed, 16 Aug 1:55pm 

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Nicola Adams' fight called off after problem with Alexandra Vlajk's blood test
Nicola Adams' fight against Alexandra Vlajk in Las Vegas is called off after a problem with her opponent's pre-fight blood test. 
© 2017 BBCWorld Sun 1:25pm 

Jerome Kaino back training with All Blacks
All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino has taken part in All Blacks training for the first time since leaving the squad last month for personal reasons.The test veteran has trained with the side at Alexandra Park this morning but... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Tue, 12 Sep 10:25am 

Alexandra jewellers a cut above the rest
Fifth-generation Central Otago jewellers are a cut above the rest. 
© 2017 Tue, 5 Sep 12:45am 

Brake problem contributed to Wellington cyclist's death
Bike retailers are being urged to make sure they properly fit a bike to their customer, to stop preventable deaths. Nicole Alexandra Sharp, 27, was on an organised bike ride for novices in Wellington on September 20 2014. As... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Mon, 4 Sep 2:05pm 

Suspicious fire on DoC land in Otago
Police are investigating a suspicious fire on Department of Conservation land last night. An area of vegetation was set alight on Koramako Corner, at the intersection of Springvale Road and State Highway 8 (Clyde-Alexandra Road)... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Fri, 1 Sep 7:05pm 

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Jamie Oliver sets his sights on NZ again
By Alexandra Newlove Jamie Oliver has hinted that plans to open his first New Zealand restaurant are back on the table. In an interview with the Herald on Sunday , Oliver said he was keen to see his long-awaited plans to open... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Sun, 27 Aug 5:25am 

Bank staff save 90-year-old Alexandra man from scammers
Overseas scammers who tried to dupe an elderly Alexandra man out of his savings underestimated the power of community nous. 
© 2017 Thu, 24 Aug 4:35pm 

Police warn of phone scam that targeted elderly Central Otago man
Police are warning members of the public to be aware of phone scammers after an elderly man was targeted in Central Otago.The 90-year-old man, from Alexandra, was very nearly scammed out of a significant amount of money before local... 
© 2017 NZ Herald Thu, 24 Aug 2:55pm 

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