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2 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Aucklanders to March in Solidarity with Iraqi Christians

Hundreds of people are expected at a march this weekend in Auckland's Queen St, calling for solidarity with persecuted minorities in Iraq.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Kiwi drivers not caring for cars

A survey of national car servicing chains by customer ratings firm Canstar Blue found that 45 per cent of the 337 respondents from around the country admitted to getting their car serviced less regularly to save money.

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The New Zealand Herald

Peter Lyons: Lenders gobbling up hard-earned cash

I like the political advertisement showing the teams rowing their boats down the river.

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Stuff.co.nz

Agents criticise home plan

The National Party's proposed housing policy has been criticised by some in the real estate sector who say it will not go far enough to deal with the housing crisis, and could even push house prices higher.

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'A Knight to Remember' Tribute to Sir Howard Morrison

The legacy of the late Sir Howard Morrison will be celebrated next month on the fifth anniversary of his death in a two-hour show - A Knight to Remember - featuring guest artists closely linked to his long career.

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Youth Focus Election Debate

Political candidates will be asked to share what their party's policies can do for young people; and to listen to the voices of youth, at a youth focussed election debate to be held at Western Springs College on Tuesday 2 September.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Crows are more capable of learning than human 6-year-olds, study finds

Crows may understand cause and effect better than human six-year-olds, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of California-Santa Barbara and the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and published in the journal PLOS ONE on July 21. "We showed that crows can discriminate between different volumes of water and that they ... (more)

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Stuff.co.nz

National's plan will 'stabilise house prices'

At yesterday's National election campaign launch, Key announced new KiwiSaver HomeStart grants for first-home buyers on modest incomes would be doubled - up to $20,000 for a couple buying a newly built home.

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The New Zealand Herald

Hearings for Council's Alcohol Policy start today

The liquor industry and health authorities will have a say on a controversial draft alcohol policy in Auckland from today.

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Neatorama

Photographer Takes Beautiful Photos of Her One-Handed Daughter

Holly Springs is a photographer in Auckland, New Zealand. Her daughter was born without a left hand and has struggled with Hirschsprung's Disease .

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BBC News

'Antarctic audit' for marine life

More than 9,000 species, from single-cell organisms to penguins and whales, are chronicled in the first Antarctic atlas since 1969.

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Channelnewsasia.com

New Zealand election campaign under way amid dirty tricks furore

New Zealand's ruling National party launched its election campaign on Sunday engulfed in a furore over underhand tactics, less than four weeks before the country goes to the polls.

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