29 days ago

Can ewe tell sheep apart from each other?

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Farmers may flock to a faster, cheaper and more environmentally friendly way to tell their sheep apart.

Dunedin's Benoit Auvray and Greg Peyroux received funding from New Zealand's innovation agency, Callaghan Innovation, to prototype the world's first sheep machine-learning model.

While many people believe animals like sheep looked largely the same, the software shows something different.

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9 minutes ago

Poll: Have you failed a driving test?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Forgetting to give way is the most common reason for Kiwis failing their driving tests, accounting for one quarter of all immediate failures handed down.

To read more, click here.

Have you failed a driving test?

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1 hour ago

Otago power consumers face $500 price hike over three years

Nicole Reporter from Dunedin News

Otago power consumers could potentially pay their lines company up to $500 over three years, as it embarks on a $400 million investment programme.

Aurora delivers electricity to 90,000 customers in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes and is asking the public to comment on a draft proposal detailing their future investment.

2 hours ago

Do you read with your child?

NumberWorks'nWords Dunedin

It can have positive long term effects, including:⠀
-Supported cognitive development. ⠀
-Improved language skills.⠀
-Prepared for academic success. ⠀
-A special bond with your child. ⠀
-Increased concentration and discipline. ⠀
-Improved imagination and creativity.⠀