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  1. Maiden City Great War Roll of Honour Part 39Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Londonderry Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Trooper Henry George McNeill, 10th Australian Light Horse, was killed in action at Walker's Ridge, in the Dardanelles, on August 7, 1915.


  2. What did Tasmania's political parties learn from July poll?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Four weeks after the official end of the longest federal election campaign in a generation, lessons are still being are being drawn in Tasmania where the swing away from the Liberal Party is still giving members whiplash. On its face, the outcome of the Senate vote in Tasmania, which was officially confirmed on Thursday, does not look that remarkable.


  3. Welsh out drives opponents for overall awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Timaru Herald

    The 2001 junior and senior South Canterbury sports award winner is still only 32, but she stopped playing the game altogether in 2009. Despite spending two years at Oaklahoma State University, where she was able to live and breath golf, Welsh decided the professional pathway was not for her.


  4. The countdown to spring is on with new Queenstown campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Scoop

    Queenstown, New Zealand Today, Destination Queenstown kicks off the "Countdown to Spring", a new campaign to entice Australian travellers to New Zealand's favourite visitor destination this spring. Designed to show that Queenstown is a unique destination in which to enjoy the best of spring, the new campaign encourages Australians to explore, discover and plan a trip to the lake and alpine resort, just a three hour flight from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.


  5. NBN commits to fibre-to-node rollout on Tasmania's west coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | ABC News

    The Federal Government is standing by its election promise for a fibre-to-the-node rollout on Tasmania's west coast, the National Broadband Network says. The Government promised to spend $18.5 million connecting premises in Queenstown, Rosebery, Zeehan and Strahan to the NBN with fibre-to-the-node, instead of satellite.


  6. Henty production aimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Advocate

    Exploration drilling is continuing at the Henty Gold Mine as its new owner aims for a resumption of mining late this year. "Henty mine is currently on care and maintenance whilst continuing the present drilling program, which will hopefully lead to a resumption of operations by the last quarter of 2016," PYBAR Mining Services CEO Paul Rouse said in the company's winter newsletter.


  7. Jobs crisis: Keay seeks Liberal supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Advocate

    The Turnbull Government should back Labor's plans for Tasmania to help fight back against an alarming drop in jobs, new Braddon Labor MHR Justine Keay says. Her comments included urging the Turnbull Government to back redevelopment of Cradle Mountain visitor infrastructure, for which Labor promised $15 million while the government only committed to a feasibility study.


  8. Queenstown's Steve Fortune leads New Zealand Alpine Team to successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Southland Times

    Fortune, 36, is not that old really. It's just that the first intake of the New Zealand Alpine Team are aged in their early 20s and their team captain is an "old fashioned" mountaineer.


  9. Drunken Aussie arrested in Queenstown after jealous rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An Australian tourist who found a female friend talking to another man kicked him in the head, ripped up her passport and trashed their accommodation, police allege. Police arrested the 23-year-old, who was holidaying in Queenstown, about 3am Wednesday after reports he was out of control.


  10. Hollywood star sells NZ to touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | The Mercury

    The man behind blockbusters like Avatar and Titanic has fronted a new promotional video for Tourism New Zealand, sharing why he is so passionate about the Land of the Long White Cloud. Since choosing the country as his second home four-years ago, Cameron said he wanted to give the world a glimpse of what it was about New Zealand that captivated him like nowhere else.


  11. Where the Libs lost itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Advocate

    Also, a series of North-West areas which could have been regarded as Liberal heartland after the 2013 poll had many voters turn to Labor. While Mr Whiteley was based in and most closely identified with Burnie, the electorate's second biggest population centre showed him no mercy.


  12. Government expected to honour pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Advocate

    The North-West region would expect its campaign promises to be honoured by a re-elected Coalition Government, despite Braddon's dumping of outgoing Liberal MHR Brett Whiteley. That's the view shared by two Coastal mayors and a director of the Devonport Golf Club, who all said contact would be made with the new government once it's formed in relation to funding promises.


  13. Banking on China: in pursuit of the tourist dollarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Timaru Herald

    China is expected to account for more than half of the growth in New Zealand's foreign tourist spending by 2022. Is too much of the boom riding on one country? MICHAEL WRIGHT reports.


  14. Kiwi Teams make historic First AscentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Scoop

    Over the past two weeks, Kiwi teams climbed four new routes on Taulliraju , one of the hardest mountains in the Andes. Taulliraju's South Face towers imposingly over the Santa Cruz Valley in the Cordillera Blanca of Peru, with all previous ascents notorious for their difficulty and levels of commitment.


  15. Departure Lounge: Airline supporting Orlando nightclub familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Jet Blue airline is offering free flights to family members of victims killed or injured in the Orlando nightclub attack. Photo / Getty Images US airline Jet Blue offering free flights to family members and domestic partners of victims killed or injured in the Orlando nightclub attack.


  16. Top adventure travel experiences: 10 of the world's scariest tourist attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    There are holidays, and there are holidays. There are the lie-on-the-beach-with-a-cocktail holidays, there are the getting-off-the-beaten-track holidays, and then there's a whole different kind: the holidays.


  17. Tasmanian MP Brett Whiteley's face is defaced with gimp mask on election posterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A cheeky artist has drawn a gimp mask over the top of a Tasmanian candidate's face on his corflute election sign. One resident has shared a photograph of Liberal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley's poster with the fetish mask drawn over the top of his face in Queenstown, in the state's west.


  18. Pre-poll votes being castRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Advocate

    Pre-polling for next month's federal election is on with voters now able to cast ballots in Burnie, while Devonport gets under way on June 20 and Queenstown opening a week later. All booths are open from 8:30am but have variable closing times, between 5:30-6pm, so check the AEC website.


  19. Who are winners under Labor's NBN?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Mercury

    IF YOU were excited to hear that Labor plans to return to super-fast broadband technology if it wins government - don't get ahead of yourself just yet. While the party has announced it wants to revive the expensive but best-practice fibre-to-the-premises model, it has made it clear that the technology will only be applied to a fraction of the population.


  20. Election 2016: Coalition pledges NBN fibre for Tasmania's west coast townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    If re-elected, the Coalition will spend $18.5 million connecting towns on Tasmania's west coast to the National Broadband Network using fibre to the node, bowing to public backlash against original plans to use satellite. The Coalition said it would abandon the current satellite roll out to more than 2,700 West Coast premises, and help fund fibre optic cable connections to Queenstown, Rosebery and Zeehan, while Strahan would get fixed wireless connection.