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2 hrs ago | Southland Times

Catching the dragon's tail

Mirror reporter Mary-Jo Tohill looks at the government's Tourism Growth Partnership projects and initiatives, to see where the Southern Lakes fit into the picture.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Mercury

History-making choir hits huts

Keystone State Boychoir members Ben Cerauli, 13, Tamir Oliver, 13, and Seth Jhaveri, 13, at Mawson's Huts Replica Museum yesterday.

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The New Zealand Herald

Anders Crofoot: No place for politics in foreigner debate

Before my wife, Emily, and I moved our family thousands of miles from upstate New York to the Wairarapa, we did research.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sydney Morning Herald

Top five: critics' picks

The mercy seat: Nick Cave stars in the reflective 20,000 Days on Earth , a pseudo-documentary about his life.

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BBC News

Cancer clinician attacks NHS claims

A retired cancer clinician has described claims that only independence can protect Scotland's NHS from privatisation as "utter lies".

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Fox News

Travel with medications, medical devices can be daunting

For international travelers who need to carry medical devices and medications with them, it's not easy to find out the travel requirements at their destinations, and embassies in general aren't much help, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Travel, Australia Travel, Drugs

International Business Times

Soundwave 2015 Festival Tickets Available On Aug. 29, 2014 And...

The Soundwave 2015, also known as Soundwave XV, has just released its lineup and it features a lot of artists and bands including Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, Fall Out Boy, Coldrain, Godsmack and Papa Roach.

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International Business Times

New Zealand's Labour Party Mulls Package for Aged Population

The Labour Party in New Zealand has reached out to the old age population. The party promised to set up a working group for the aged within 100 days of assuming office.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

From Russia with cash, the tourist economy is booming

AN influx of Russian tourists has helped Scotland become a booming hotspot for visitor spending, with tills ringing up far faster growth than in London.

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NEWS.com.au

Alarm could have saved 11 in Qld blaze

A SENIOR Queensland Fire and Rescue Service officer says the 11 victims of Australia's worst domestic house fire would have had time to evacuate if the home's smoke alarm was working.

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Bike Magazine

Enduro World Series 2015 schedule revealed - Series expands to...

The Enduro World Series continues on its quest to uncover the world's best trails and unites the world's best communities, as it increases to eight rounds and adds five new venues, three new countries, and one new continent to its 2015 calendar.

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Bournemouth Echo

The way we used to live: Christchurch - " town was once a haven for...

The way we used to live: Christchurch - town was once a haven for smugglers in the 18th and 19th centuries The way we used to live: Christchurch - town was once a haven for smugglers in the 18th and 19th centuries NESTLING on the edge of the New Forest, Christchurch is an award-winning town steeped in history and wonderful architecture.

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BBC News

Tributes to woman found dead in city

The family of a woman whose body was found at Inverness' Ness Islands on Sunday have paid tribute to her.

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Reuters

Chinese paper calls for retaliation over Australia tycoon attack

An influential Chinese newspaper called for retaliation against Australia on Wednesday after Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people.

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ABC News

Dozens of little penguins found dead at Altona Beach

Tests are being carried out to establish why 25 little penguins washed up dead at Altona Beach, west of Melbourne.

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Sydney Star Observer

'Till death (or bureaucracy) do us part

Happily married Australians are being forced to make an unimaginable decision. Benedict Brook talks to three couples who have had to choose between their gender and their marriage.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CNN

Babies caught as Thailand tightens surrogacy laws

A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.

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The New Zealand Herald

Trade Me profit growth slows

Trade Me Group, New Zealand's largest online auction site, posted slower profit growth for 2014 and warned earnings would remain "subdued" in the coming year as it reinvests in its business.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

Robin Williams' Inspiring Message to Ill Fan Before His Death

Before he apparently took his own life, Robin Williams sent an inspiring message to a young New Zealand woman battling terminal cancer.

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The New Zealand Herald

Values soar: The impact on you

Auckland Council yesterday released broad results from wide geographic areas of 525,000 property valuations, showing percentage changes across local board areas, though individual property revaluations will not be available until November.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, New Zealand Travel, Wellington, New Zealand Travel, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

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