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3 hrs ago | Dominion Post

Fares flying too high?

Filling up bigger planes is the best hope for regional airports wanting to eke cheaper fares out of Air New Zealand, says Palmerston North Airport chief executive David Lanham.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Press On-Line

Transitional artworks helping to heal city

She works part-time as a structural engineer, around the needs of her growing family, but she is also involved in many prominent transitional artworks in the city.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Christchurch, New Zealand Travel

Newkerala.com

Australian PM travels to India to strengthen ties

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will visit India next week to "strengthen the strategic partnership" between the two countries and engage with Indian Premier Narendra Modi to increase bilateral cooperation, it was announced Friday.

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The Press On-Line

Whitleblower's author and literary stars draw crowds

SHARING STORIES: New Zealand author Eleanor Catton with fellow authors Damon Young, Australia, left, and Anis Mojgani, United States, at last night's Q&A session.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Australia,

The Independent

Air travel disrupted by fresh volcano threats in Iceland and Papua New Guinea

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Belgium Travel, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, Earthquake, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

BBC News

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

Simon Cunnick sent this photo of the collision in West Maitland Street in Edinburgh between a tram and a bus this morning at 07:44.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Edinburgh, New Zealand Travel, Europe Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel

The Star Online

Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea causes flight diversions

A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation, leading some aircraft to alter their flight paths.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Travel, Oceania, Papua New Guinea Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea Travel,

The Baltimore Sun

Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea causes flight diversions

A volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea on Friday sent smoke and ash spewing high over the South Pacific island nation, leading some aircraft to alter their flight paths.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Papua New Guinea, Travel, Oceania, Papua New Guinea Travel, Asia Travel, World News, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Ananova

Plain Cigarette Packs Do Not Hurt Retailers

Plain packs for cigarettes do not hurt small retailers, flood the market with cheap cigarettes, or boost the trade in counterfeit tobacco, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Travel, Australia Travel, Smoking, Medicine, Health

Northern Territory News

PNG ash cloud threatens flights

The Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in Darwin is monitoring the ash cloud from Tavurcur on PNG's East Britain Island, which is slowly drifting south west.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Oceania, World News, Australia, Travel, Australia Travel

NEWS.com.au

Australian dollar almost level

FLIGHT Centre has blamed a 16 per cent plunge in net profit on the Federal Budget's impact on households' travel spending.

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Southland Times

City sisters launch design label

Sarah Kelk and Helen Adam have this month launched their own design label of art prints and knitted merino cushions and throws in Melbourne.

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Illawarra Mercury

Gerringong-based Catholic brother charged

He cared for thousands of boys during a 37-year teaching career, which culminated with the top post at a Catholic college in Sydney.

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4029TV.com

Australia: MH370 may have turned south sooner

A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly earlier than previously thought during its enigmatic journey, Australian authorities said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Australia Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Malaysia, China Travel, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

South China Morning Post

The enduring appeal of Scandinavian furniture

You've got to hand it to the Scandinavians - they know design. It is sleek without being unreasonably minimalist, and stylish yet utilitarian.

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Related Topix: Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Arts, Interior Design

Mansfield Chad

Bid to help ill Mandy meet long-lost sister

The family of a Sutton woman who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer is organising a big fundraising day in an effort to reunite her with her long-lost half-sister.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Nadia's business venture spreads

Since the show finished, she has launched a cook book as well as a website and will soon feature on the New Zealand series of My Kitchen Rules as a guest judge.

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The Age

Melbourne's powerhouse e-shoppers

Melbourne may be Australia's destination shopping city, but the bricks and mortar stores everywhere may want to get online quickly with a new report showing Melburnians buy more online than any other city, followed by Sydney and Toowoomba.

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The Press On-Line

Wellington vs Christchurch: The Food

I agree, it is great. Auckland is home to places like Clooney and Sidart, with a wealth of fabulous cafes and bars and prices to match.

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Townsville Bulletin

Crowd cheers as teen girls brawl

VIDEO LANGUAGE WARNING: A SAVAGE fist fight filmed while hundreds of children and parents watched has been condemned by police.

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