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  1. Rents increase $1300 a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Over the past five years, the median weekly rent across New Zealand had risen by 23.5 per cent. Photo / Thinkstock Residential rents have risen by 6.3 per cent in the year to April to a record-equalling median of $420 a week, a report says.

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  2. Weather systems to strike each end of New ZealandRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Scoop

    Two main weather systems will tackle each end of the country this weekend.The first, a low from the north Tasman Sea, will track over Northland and the Coromandel Peninsula on Saturday bringing rain and strong winds to the northern half of the North Island. On Sunday, a polar blast will make its presence felt over the South Island, bringing snow to low levels.

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  3. Budget 2015: $400m for rail but not AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The boost for KiwiRail follows $1.042 billion invested by the Government since 2010 in the push to build its freight business. Photo / NZME.

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  4. No let-up in pace of rental marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Scoop

    Median weekly rents continued to grow steadily in the 12 months to April, rising 6.3 per cent to a record-equaling $420 per week. Head of Trade Me Property Nigel Jeffries said that equated to tenants paying $25 more per week in April 2015 than they were a year ago.

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  5. Mother Nature to open the freezer doorRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Scoop

    A developing area of low pressure off the east coast of Australia is likely to spell a wet weekend for the upper North Island. Following the arrival of this rain, a southerly blast coming straight off the polar ice is set to bring wintery weather to the country, including snow to parts of the South Island, over the weekend.

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  6. New Zealand's Litter Revealed in New National SurveyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Scoop

    The Packaging Forum has today released "The National Litter Survey", which is the first national study looking at New Zealander's litter in over a decade. The development of the methodology and the survey have been carried out by specialist waste consultancy Waste Not Consulting Ltd. The survey was commissioned by the Packaging Forum's Public Place Recycling Scheme in order to establish a national litter index.

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  7. Government's climate change consultation is a farceRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Scoop

    This evening the government is in Wellington as part of its super-fast public consultation about New Zealand's post 2020 emissions reduction target. It must submit this mid-year ahead of the Climate talks in Paris.

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  8. A Major Shift in New Zealanda s Political LandscapeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Scoop

    Most of you are in your first year of political science studies at a time when there has been a seismic shift in the New Zealand political landscape as a result of the Northland by-election. Of course if you are a believer in the polls which have emerged post the Northland by-election then you might have a different view.

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  9. TEDx Auckland 2015 Victorious? | #TEDxAKL @TEDxAucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | RobiNZ Personal Blog

    My notes & photos from TEDx Auckland 2015. I only took the phone and was sitting right at the back of the hall so my shots are a bit 'distant'.

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  10. Gardening: City's paved in soft goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    The gold-standard autumn destinations in New Zealand are in the South Island. Our leafy colonial settlements are up there on the world stage for autumn beauty.

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  11. Jeremy Thrush takes Supreme Award at Hutt City Sports AwardsRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Scoop

    Suburbans, Hutt News awarded The Hutt News Hutt City Sportsperson of the Year to Thrush who was particularly recognised for his outstanding year in 2014, playing his way back into the All Blacks becoming Man of the March in the Scotland Test. Thrush was also a loyal member of the Hutt Old Boys Marist Team that was the Bartercard Team of the Year and Coach Matt Lee was a finalist in the Pak n Save Coach of the Year category.

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  12. El Nino formed over the Pacific but too early for panic, say expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Waikato Times

    Average summer rainfall during El Nino. The deep reds indicate parts which receive 78- per cent of normal rainfall, while the dark blues represent 120 per cent or greater average rainfall.

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  13. Call for Inquiry into Rail Services And Sea FreightRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Scoop

    New Zealand First wants an inquiry into the performance of passenger rail, rail freight and sea freight and especially the effect of these upon regional economic development. "The loss of sea container services from Port Taranaki is costing one exporter $400,000 to use road and rail instead.

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  14. Budget 2015: rock star economy approaching twilight zone - " time for actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | NBR Newsroom

    We all know the fate of aging rock stars - sometimes they rapidly descend into the twilight zone of drug dependency and depression. But what about the immediate future of our own rock star economy? Well, it may already be happening, not so much the rock stars themselves but among the roadies and the groupies .

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  15. EIT Achieves Top Education RankingRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Scoop

    EIT achieved the top ranking possible in its recent independent external evaluation and review, confirming its position as one of New Zealand's leading tertiary education institutions. In its recently released EER report, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority says it is "highly confident" in EIT's educational performance and its capability to self-assess.

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  16. Loan curbs will 'raise rents and hit buyers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland rents are predicted to rise on the back of the Reserve Bank's new mortgage rules. Photo / Doug Sherring Reserve Bank restrictions on property investors announced yesterday will push up rents and ruin first home buyers' chances, representatives say.

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  17. Why are the regions still facing restrictions?Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Scoop

    Labour's Housing spokesperson Phil Twyford is questioning why the regions should continue to be saddled with LVR lending restrictions announced by the Reserve Bank today. "Labour has been calling for the regions to be exempted from LVRs for the best part of a year.

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  18. Unease Grows as More Farms Fall to Foreign CorporatesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Scoop

    "There's growing unease around the country that we are losing control of our own land," says Spokesperson on Commerce, Trade and Revenue Fletcher Tabuteau. "A 10-farm buy-up has just been signed by Chinese interests in Northland and now the Overseas Investment Office has approved the sale of Wheturau Station, near Gisborne, to a UK-based Australian who already owns three farms.

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  19. New Zealand's best steak revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    There are many, many moments when it is good to be a carnivore: tucking into that Sunday roast lunch, biting on that first barbecued sausage of the summer, gnawing on a long-simmered bone of lamb shank. But the happiest carnivorous time has to be the first time you're asked to judge the Beef and Lamb New Zealand Steak of Origin Competition.

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  20. Salvation Army report identifies two New ZealandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    A report into the plight faced by those living in regional New Zealand warns of a risk the country could be split into two, with people's quality of life dictated by where they live. The Salvation Army report " Mixed Fortunes: the geography of advantage and disadvantage in New Zealand " measured progress in New Zealand's regions around people, work, the wellbeing of children, and the presence of social and other hazards.

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