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  1. Trump's Indonesian business partner sees no conflicts of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Indonesian businessman Hary Tanoesoedibjo poses for a picture in the lobby of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 18, 2017. Indonesian businessman Hary Tanoesoedibjo poses for a picture in the lobby of the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 18, 2017.


  2. OSCE report cites concerns about U.S. electoral system: German mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Voters fill in their ballots during voting for the U.S presidential election in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., November 8, 2016. International observers documented a range of concerns during November's U.S. elections, including cyber security risks, disenfranchisement of current and former prisoners, and an opaque campaign finance system, a German newspaper group reported.


  3. Jetstar pilot attempts to land in WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I thought we were going to drop out of the sky': Passenger films the terrifying moment a Jetstar pilot attempts to land in Wellington as 100km/h winds violently shake the plane during a 'weatherbomb' The video was recorded as Jetstar pilot brought the plane in for a second attempt to land in Wellington, New Zealand on Thursday morning - which was being hammered by a powerful 'weather bomb'. Sydney woman Kristy Carstairs took the nerve-wracking video, which shows dark skies, pouring rain - and the plane being buffeted from side-to-side by the wind - which was gusting at speeds of more than 100km/h.


  4. Storm was a oesign of things to come,a warns James ShawRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Scoop

    News from Green Party The extreme weather around New Zealand is a sign of things to come if action isn't taken by governments to halt the climate crisis, the Green Party said today. On Wednesday, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared 2016 as the hottest recorded year on earth, surpassing 2015 and 2014 as the previous hottest years.


  5. What is it that makes Wellington so windy?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Many Wellingtonians may not have had much sleep last night, with a weather bomb sending howling winds whipping through the capital at up to 154kmh. It's no secret Wellington is among the windiest cities in the world - the city's sign was designed to look like it was blowing away.


  6. New Zealand senior 3000m Championships - the contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Hamish Carson is hoping to extend his total of national titles, adding the 2017 senior 3000m title held in conjunction with the Capital Classic meeting in Wellington on Friday evening. Carson has the fastest time of the 40 entered at 7:49.24.


  7. Editorial: Ignore Bob Jones' outburst on beggarsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    OPINION: Sir Bob Jones thinks beggars are a "disgrace to the human race". He says that he wants the practice outlawed, and various other tiresome and objectionable things.


  8. Choppers save cherries in New Zealand for China in Lunar New Year rushRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    A helicopter is used to dry cherries at an orchard in Cromwell, in the South Island of New Zealand, January 18, 2016. Photo - New Zealand Cherry Corp/Handout via Reuters A helicopter is used to dry cherries at an orchard in Cromwell, in the South Island of New Zealand, January 18, 2016.


  9. Sport24.co.za | Return to 'paradise' for PhilanderRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News24

    Cape Town A few weeks of unrelenting limited-overs activity provide the Proteas with the perfect opportunity to strategically cotton-wool the man who will be a prize asset in the New Zealand away Test series Vernon Philander. As if their overall pace arsenal isn't gratifyingly broadening again anyway, a few weeks ago it seemed South Africa, blowing seriously hot once more in the Test arena, would tackle the Black Caps over the three contests with at least three customers massively suited to conditions there Philander, Kyle Abbott and Dale Steyn.


  10. Wellington shuts down trolley buses as NZ braces for 'weather bomb' with 160kmh windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dominion Post

    Wellington has taken its trolley buses off the road as New Zealand battens down the hatches ahead of an expected 'weather bomb' which could see up to half a metre of rainfall in the Southern Alps. Wind speeds were expected to hit 160kmh in the capital on Wednesday, prompting Metlink to replace the city's trolley bus services with diesel buses because of the potential danger to overhead trolley wires.


  11. International markets roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Age

    U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday, weighed down by financial and healthcare stocks, as investors turned skittish following President-elect Donald Trump's remarks on the dollar and drug pricing. Biotech and pharma stocks declined after Trump told the Washington Post that he would target companies over drug pricing and that he was ready to unveil a plan to replace Obamacare.


  12. Magritek Release: Uses A Spinsolve Benchtop NMR System For Materials...Read the original story

    Monday | BioSpace

    ... Laboratories and Academic Education. Magritek has offices in Aachen, Germany, San Diego, USA, and Wellington, New Zealand and a global network of distributors and agents to support customers. The initial NMR technology and IP used in Magritek ...


  13. Cafe Chat: PappaRich on being Wellington's sleeper hitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stuff.co.nz

    "I've heard really good things about it" will be the response of anyone who is yet to sample PappaRich , one of the most notable south-east Asian additions to Wellington's wonderfully diverse gastronomic landscape. With patrons already popping by at opening at 11am, the lunchtime rush here is epic every day of the week.


  14. Kea: 'You can't get any closer than this'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The New Zealand Herald

    Wellington Zoo's kea have been getting used to their brand new aviary - by seeing what things they can destroy. The group of six kea currently in the zoo's new walk-through aviary have been "testing the boundaries" in their new space, which will be open to the public this weekend.


  15. James Bond Has Kicked Butts, But His Co-Stars Haven'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | HON

    ... the research team led by Nick Wilson from the University of Otago's department of public health in Wellington, New Zealand. Of the 24 films, only 2006's "Casino Royale" didn't show any smoking. In the most recent movie in 2015 ("Spectre"), neither ...


  16. Extras needed for Sir Peter Jackson's Mortal EnginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Southland Times

    Pre-production is underway for Sir Peter Jackson's next big blockbuster, and Wellingtonians have the chance to be a part of it. The call has gone out for extras to star in Mortal Engines , Jackson's latest book adaptation based on the 2001 steampunk novel series by Philip Reeve.


  17. New Zealand, Bangladesh defend bouncers despite dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Iol.co.za

    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended the use of bouncers after Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim was rushed to hospital after being hit on the helmet. Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters Wellington, New Zealand - Bangladesh and New Zealand defended the short ball as a legitimate weapon on Monday following the bouncer-laden first Test which saw Mushfiqur Rahim rushed to hospital after being hit on the head.


  18. Dominant second innings performances help New Zealand pull out stunning winRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Cricket World

    New Zealand 539 & 217-3 beat Bangladesh 595-8 dec & 160 by seven wickets First Test, Wellington, day five Scorecard In a dramatic last day collapse, Bangladesh were bowled out for 160 in their final innings, following which New Zealand led by an unbeaten century from Kane Williamson chase down 217 runs in 39.4 overs to secure a seven-wicket win in the first Test in Wellington. New Zealand came to bat with a target of 217 runs with a minimum of 57 overs left in the day.


  19. New Zealand produce Test record turnaround to beat BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... were on the field for the last rites as third choice Sabbir Rahman took the wicketkeeping gloves. WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 16: Kane Williamson of New Zealand celebrates his century with teammate Henry Nicholls during day five of the First ...


  20. Zooa s a oewalk-through Kea experiencea opens this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | Scoop

    Wellington Zoo's walk-through Kea habitat is to open to visitors this weekend, with themed talks and activities planned for the occasion. The walk-through Kea Aviary is the last chapter in Meet the Locals He Tuku Aroha, Wellington Zoo's love story to Aotearoa New Zealand.