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Director Carole Brown was stunned to be told the delay in providing a phone line to her new premises was due to the Commonwealth Games.
Lynda Patterson clung to the hope that a start would be made on a new cathedral for Christchurch within her second 10 years in the city.
Students from Warrnambool's Fusion Dance Academy get the opportunity to learn from some of Australia's top dancers next month.
And you may not have to travel as far as you may expect to find your slice of grand country living.
VISITORS to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown.
NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from the site of the downed Malaysian airliner in Donetsk, says Australian premier Tony Abbott is close to a deal that would allow dozens of police to guard the wreckage site.
It started as an idea to raise $10,000 for charity and take a group of men 4,200 kilometres up the centre of Australia on postie bikes, but it became bigger than they imagined.
The government's stretch of six months without an asylum seeker boat passenger arriving in Australia is set to end, as 157 Tamils who have spent four weeks in limbo aboard the Customs Ocean Protector will be brought to the Australian mainland on Saturday.
The Catlins Traverse Walk is on a bucket list of the top 33 activities in New Zealand, compiled by a leading German travel company.
The Earth sings every day, with an electric chorus. With the right tuning, radios can eavesdrop on this sizzling symphony of crackles, pops and whistles - the melody of millions of lightning bolts.
Online retail sales growth is slowing and 19 out of every 20 New Zealand purchases are still made in a shop, says an expert who raised questions about digital influence over shopping centres.
THE 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were remembered at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony with a silence led by Alex Salmond.
The Yours and Owls fourth birthday party has been announced, and it's HUGE. To be held in Stuart Park on October 4, the event will be headlined by Dune Rats, The Griswolds and Sticky Fingers, with the likes of Safia, High Tails and Lyall Moloney in support.
TUNNELLING THROUGH: Grant's vision for a possible fixed link between Picton and Wellington ferry terminals, with different levels for rail and road.
Australia's foreign minister says her country stands ready to provide whatever resources are needed to secure the Malaysian airliner's crash site in Ukraine, as newspapers report Australian troops and police could soon be sent.
Melburnians gather to remember those that perished when MH17 crashed out of the sky.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 06:02 am
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