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28 min ago | Mirror.co.uk

Watch hilarious moment woman unknowingly licks Bird Poo off ice cream

Julie Bresnan took her eyes off her icy treat for a second, which was just enough time for a bird to deposit its mess on her ice cream before it gave her a second splattering They say it's a sign of good luck if a bird drops a bomb of poo on your head.

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4 hrs ago | Scoop

Auckland Demand for Cruises on the Rise

The popularity of international cruise holidays is soaring for Aucklanders, with a 20 per cent increase in forward bookings for House of Travel.

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8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Bernard Orsman: Good news in draft budget disguises the bad

The mayor is committed to low rates increases and putting the brakes on debt. But what was missing from yesterday's politically managed event was detail of where the knife will fall to balance the books.

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11 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

A weekend to trade with compost

CAPTAIN PLANET: Steve Rickerby is on a mission to get Aucklanders thinking about how they dispose of their food waste.

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13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Pick'n'fix: Parties push their cures for housing ills

Auckland's home affordability headache won't be solved in a hurry but both National and Labour now have quick fixes for desperate home buyers.

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15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Lighten up the summer with Cloudy Bay's Sauvignon Blanc

During certain parts of the summer, the weather can heat up quite a bit and implore you to enjoy something smooth, refreshing and cold.

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18 hrs ago | Scoop

Former Telecom HQ to become luxury apartment condo'

The former headquarters of corporate heavyweight Telecom is to be converted into a luxury apartment block - complete with its own international-style concierge doorman, a library, theatre, gymnasium, and a heated infinity pool overlooking Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.

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22 hrs ago | Scoop

Creative Kiwi celebs raise almost $13,000 for Cancer Society

Online bids for artworks in ANZ's inaugural Daffodil Day Art Auction closed last night, raising almost $13,000 for the Cancer Society.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Budget Travel

New Zealand + Tahiti = A Unique South Pacific Getaway

Mountains or beach? Adventure or relaxation? How many times have you had that travel-planning conversation? Especially if you're thinking of a far-flung fling to the other side of the planet, you want to be sure you book a vacation that's right for you.

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Scoop

Auckland measles outbreak over

With measles still in the Waikato and spreading into Northland, however, Auckland Regional Public Health Service urges Aucklanders to remain vigilant and to get immunised.

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Brighten up your life at Auckland Diwali Festival

Aucklanders can look forward to an enlightening experience at this year's Auckland Diwali Festival on 11-12 October as the event known as the 'festival of lights' delves deep into the sights, sounds, tastes and traditions of India.

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New Scientist

Sex secrets of the weevil with a curiously long snout

THE latest sex tapes confirm it: size doesn't matter - so long as you're sneaky.

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The New Zealand Herald

Super blow for Auckland ratepayers

The Super City has been costly for residents of the former Auckland City Council who have been hammered by a new single rating system designed to put everyone on the same footing.

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Iol.co.za

Losses dent Aveng's results

Aveng's McConnell Dowell is one of the contractors involved in the Waterview Connection in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Limp Housing Policy Feeds Foreign-Owned Business

"Foreign-owned building and land development companies will profit from National throwing money at home buyers," New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters told an audience in Katikati today.

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Samoa News

Pacific Warriors sound climate...

A few short weeks ago, on Sunday, February 17, some 40,000 citizen activists gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. It was not the first time people have gathered to raise awareness of the ecologic plight of our planet, nor will it be the last.

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The New Zealand Herald

Bombay subdivision bucks size trend

Auckland's quarter-acre dream is far from over - huge sections of more than half an acre are being sold from $350,000 within the city boundaries.

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Aucklanders and Wellingtonians Ignore Engine Warning Lights

Auckland 26 August, 2014- Despite an increasingly positive economic outlook, almost half of respondents in a Canstar Blue survey examining car servicing, have admitted to getting their car serviced less regularly in order to save money.

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Motor Boating Magazine

Alucia Completes Extensive Refit

Diverse Projects in Auckland, New Zealand, has completed a 12-month refit of the 183-foot explorer yacht Alucia.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Send us your 'haka' videos to welcome All Blacks to Darlington

New Zealand All Blacks captain Richie McCaw leads his team in the hake, a maori challenge before their Rugby World Cup game against Tonga at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Friday Sept.

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