Anesly Joy Samuel stands inside the old Capers Cafe where he hopes to open his new Knox Cafe and Bakery next month. Romeeco Bakery hopes to open its new Knox Cafe and Bakery at the old Capers Cafe site, opposite Knox Church, in about a month. "I [had been] waiting for a long time to get a bigger place," Romeeco Bakery owner Anesly Joy Samuel said. He admitted it was not the best time to open a new cafe, but he was confident he could sustain the expanded cafe and bakery. Once Knox Cafe and Bakery was open, he would close the Romeeco Bakery.
But Ethiopian food is about sharing so it’s usually laid flat on a large plate or tray — to the uninitiated it can look rather like a linen tablecloth. Coffee beans being roasted. Every restaurant or hotel that serves Ethiopian food will offer coffee made the traditional way. In fact, at first it was difficult to find Ethiopian food on our tour. However, we soon learned that most hotels and cafes serve Ethiopian food if you ask and started to explore some of the delicious wats, vegetables, and the soft spongy injera.
A taste of what is to come has been revealed by iD fashion in the lead-up to its International Emerging Designer Awards. A video teaser of the event, set to take place at Otago Polytechnic on August 9, has been released. Snippets of the 32 finalists’ collections are shown, filmed in bedrooms, hallways and parks across 14 countries during the Covid-19 lockdown. PHOTO: SUPPLIEDThe awards moved online in the wake of Covid-19, and stuck with the idea. The iD Dunedin board has postponed plans for the iD Dunedin Designer Show pencilled in for February 2021.
Charlie Loretan (3), of Dunedin, is proud of his creation, a jetpack he crafted at the Dunedin Public Library yesterday. The rocket-building exercise, one of 150 Dunedin events that are part of the New Zealand International Science Festival this week, attracted 40 children. International Science Festival associate director Andrea Liberatore said she was thrilled to see children show their creative sides. PHOTO: PETER MCINTOSHIt was amazing to be able to hold a "nano festival", she said. "Covid-19 meant we cancelled everything for a start, before realising we could actually hold some events."
Diversity is key for inclusive policy and decision making, but it is also incredibly important for innovation, which post-covid, the country needs more than ever. Innovative companies within the agricultural sector succeed when they respond quickly to product feedback, changing climates and are ahead of the curve in terms of what they are seeing as consumer needs. Diversity across large organisations at all levels is still some years away and we don’t have time to wait for innovative (ridiculous) ideas to break through those structures. We need to look to the small companies for innovation, and we need to find a way for these companies to thrive outside of the large corporations. The agricultural companies that apply for the $1million projects are usually the larger, less innovative companies as they have a spare $600,000, as well as the people required to fill in all the paperwork.
Joel StevensLife has remained remarkably normal for Joel Stevens over the past six months. Games went on hold for a while, but everything else carried on for the Dunedin football player who is living and playing in Varnamo, Sweden. That followed a stint in Dunedin where he returned to play a starring role for Southern United. Sweden has remained largely open during the Covid-19 pandemic, taking what has been described as a "herd immunity" approach. The football season was put on hold — although it started with no crowds three weeks ago — but his IFK Varnamo team was able to train right through.
Waitaki District Council. PHOTO: ODT FILESA lack of urgency in central government decision-making is "appalling" and putting too much pressure on Waitaki District Council staff, Ahuriri ward councillor Ross McRobie says. And his comments were directed at Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher as he presented his mayoral report at a full council meeting. However, Mr McRobie said the timeframes were unrealistic and that the same urgency had not been shown to council in return. They included an additional water tank at the Oamaru water treatment plant in Reservoir Rd, Kakanui bridge replacement, investment in Oamaru Airport infrastructure, water infrastructure investment at Weston and other areas, and aspects of the Oamaru Harbour master plan.
Justin NelsonThe national basketball league got what it asked for and is pressing ahead with a national women’s league. Minister of Sport Grant Robertson announced the first major release of funding from the $265 million sport recovery package announced in the budget in May. A $68 million fund is being set up to support community sport, with half of it coming from the sport recovery package and half from Sport NZ. The national basketball league (NBL) had missed out on initial funding last month, with Super Rugby franchises and NZ Netball getting help. He said the league was now diligently looking at a national women’s league in 2020 and what shape it would take would be revealed in a couple of weeks.
Streaming platform Neon has apparent technical issues on the first night following Lightbox merger. Kiwis are venting their frustration on social media after experiencing technical issues with streaming platform Neon. However, viewers reported technical issues around 8pm to Stuff and also vented on social media on Tuesday evening. A screenshot sent to Stuff by a viewer stated that the Neon platform was “under maintenance”. A Sky spokeswoman told Stuff the Neon platform was indeed back up and running following an “opening day glitch” caused by high demand.
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Covid-19 training for health workers.Photo: RNZ (file)The Southern District Health Board is pushing for Dunedin and Invercargill to be used for managed isolation ahead of Queenstown, due to concerns about its lack of medical facilities. Queenstown would face added pressure if additional medical care was needed because it lacked tertiary or secondary hospital facilities, he said. Queenstown Mayor Jim Boult. Photo: suppliedHe has already received positive feedback over recent days about managed isolation, and said the city was prepared to do its bit to support returning New Zealanders. Megan Woods, the minister in charge of quarantine and isolation facilities, is expected to visit the southern district in the coming weeks to consider hotel options.
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Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire Council will return to stage three coronavirus restrictions for six weeks as of midnight Wednesday (local time), Premier Daniel Andrews has announced. Hospitality businesses will return to takeaway only, visitors will not be allowed at homes and public gatherings will be limited to two people.“These are unsustainably high numbers of new cases,” Premier Daniel Andrews said. READ MORE:* Melbourne Covid-19 tower lockdown: What does it mean, how will it work? * Coronavirus: The countries going backwards in the fight against Covid-19* Nine Melbourne tower blocks put into 'hard lockdown' – what does it mean, and will it work? Retail businesses will remain open subject to density limits, markets will be for food and drink only and hairdressers will remain open.
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She is one of a growing group of parents voicing concerns about plans to zone the only mixed gender high school in central Nelson. A Nelson family is considering shifting city, over concerns their children will have no choice but to go to a single sex high school. "It's shocking that we would not have a choice about being able to send our kids to a co-ed school." The two other secondary schools in central Nelson were all boys' school, Nelson College, and Nelson College for Girls. Braden Fastier/Stuff Nelson mother of three Sarah is considering moving house, even city, because of plans to zone the only co-ed secondary school in Nelson centre.
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Hamish Walker has been stripped Mr Walker of his forestry, land information and associate tourism spokesman roles. Photo: suppliedClutha Southland MP Hamish Walker has outed himself as the person who sent the details of Covid-19 patients to news media outlets and has apologised. The Otago Daily Times was one of media outlets to receive the information, which it has not used. Mr Walker was reprimanded by his National party leader, Todd Muller, who called the incident ‘‘an error of judgement’’. WALKER 'SINCERELY SORRY'Hamish Walker said he "sincerely apologised" for how he handled the information, and was sorry for the impact on the affected individuals.
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Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has admitted that he passed on the information to media. Under-fire National MP Hamish Walker has admitted to passing on the private details of Covid-19 patients to media, which were leaked to him by former party president Michelle Boag. This source was revealed minutes later to be Boag, a former National Party president who retains close links to the party, who said she received it in her role as the acting chief executive of the Auckland Rescue Helicopter trust. Stuff Former National Party president Michelle Boag, left, has admitted to being the source of the leak. Boag would not comment on why she sent the information to Walker when asked by Stuff.
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