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New Zealand's Fletcher posts modest annual net profit

New Zealand's largest listed company Fletcher Building posted a four per cent rise in annual net profit Wednesday as a strong performance in its home market offset weakness in Australia.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Wall Street Journal

New Zealand Budget on Target for Surplus

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-The New Zealand government will still reach its much touted budget surplus this financial year, but future surpluses are likely to be lower as the outlook for economic activity is weaker than forecast in the May budget.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Scoop

BATS Theatre to become a hive of political performance

What do Winston Peters, a savage and wild barbarian, Karl Marx, and a group of dusky maidens have in common? They're all part of #RaucousCaucus2014, a two week festival of political performance taking over BATS Theatre from the 26th of August.

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Dominion Post

Turning a page for arson-hit school

GOOD READS: Sarah Stoevelaar at the DCM's annual book fair in Wellington, which offers a helping hand for the homeless and a devastated Kapiti Coast school.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Obesity is 'a symptom of poverty'

They are low-income workers or beneficiaries, they like sport on television but can't afford the gym, they love the ease of takeaway food and can't afford to buy healthily.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

FOX16

Kanye West wants Paul Mccartney collaboration

Marty Melville The "Stronger" rapper is putting the finishing touches to his latest solo album and is already looking for his next collaborative project.

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Stuff.co.nz

Jackson to create war exhibition

TRENCH TOUR: Sir Peter Jackson explains his vision for a World War I Commemorative Exhibition to Prime Minister John Key at the Dominion Museum Building in Wellington.

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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Wind wand sculpture split apart after being struck by lightning

A sculpture in Wellington, New Zealand has been blown up by lightning. The "needle", a zephyrometer installed at Evans Bay in 2003, was struck by lightning at about 2.30pm on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Scoop

Porirua Thanks Neighbours for Gigatown Support

Help is coming from Wellington City to Levin to keep Porirua in the top five of the Gigatown competition that will win us a place in the finals.

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Storylines Festival Free Family Day

This creates a great resource that enables everyone to keep up-to-date with the latest news on Scoop by their favourite people and organisations.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Dominion Post

Two weeks of foodie heaven

This year's programme features Dutch baked goods, tripe, cheese scones, burgers, blind tastings and a pop-up gelato shop.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Scoop

Covers Come Off DCM Bookfair This Weekend

"We have some 90,000 books, CDs, DVDs, records and puzzles that will be on sale at this week's Bookfair," says Stephanie McIntyre, DCM's Director.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Capturing a city

ROAD MAP: Phil Dickson captures the Hutt Road cycleway in paint.It is one of many paintings of Wellington and the region in his new book Phil Dickson's Wellington.

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Yahoo!

'Supermoon' Photos: Biggest Full Moon of 2014 Wows Stargazers

Photographers around the world ventured outside Sunday to snap photos of the bright, full "supermoon" rising in the night sky.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: U.S. Engagement in the 2014 ASEAN Regional Forum

On August 10 in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, Secretary of State John Kerry led the United States' delegation to the 21st Meeting of the ASEAN Regional Forum , an annual gathering of foreign ministers and senior officials representing 26 countries from Pakistan to the Pacific Rim, and the European Union.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

$10,000 heritage grant for Dunedin street art

The artists are lining up for Dunedin's first street art festival in October, and the city council is lining up to support them too, to the tune of $10,000.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

680News

New Zealand fishing boat hauls in surprising and gruesome catch: small plane with a body

The wreckage of a plane is hauled onto a fishing boat off the southern point of Great Barrier Island near Auckland, New Zealand, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Scoop

Wellington expo aiming to attract more business events to the capital

News from Show Me Wellington Wellington is showing itself off to the world this week at its annual Show Me Wellington expo, and a contingent of Australians are in town to see what the Capital has on offer.

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Dominion Post

Winner grateful entry turned up

To the artist, it was simply an impulsive drawing, but to an arts prize judge it was mysterious and poetic.

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The New Zealand Herald

Naming 20 best NZ songs of the year

Apra has announced the top 20 songs in the running for this year's Silver Scroll award.

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