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  1. Last New Zealand chopper crash bodies retrieved from glacierRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    The last remaining bodies from a New Zealand helicopter crash that claimed seven lives were airlifted from a glacier on Thursday after rescue crews took advantage of a break in the weather. Sightseeing chopper, piloted by a New Zealander with four British and two Australian tourists on board, plunged into New Zealand's Fox Glacier on November 21, 2015, but dismal conditions had stalled recovery efforts at the popular tourist site The sightseeing chopper, piloted by a New Zealander with four British and two Australian tourists on board, plunged into Fox Glacier on Saturday, but dismal conditions had stalled recovery efforts at the popular South Island tourist site.


  2. Ryan Fox leads way for Kiwis at Australian Open as Lincoln Tighe hits the frontRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Jordan Spieth hits a shot during day one of the 2015 Australian Open at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney. Little-known Lincoln Tighe holds the clubhouse lead late in the first round of the Australian Open in Sydney, with Ryan Fox the best of the New Zealanders in the field.


  3. Melbourne's spring auctions bonanzaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    VICINITY Centres has acquired two Perth metropolitan shopping centres, The Shops at Ellenbrook and Livingston Marketplace, for a total of $319 million. GROWTHPOINT Properties Australia will acquire 255 London Circuit, Canberra, a modern office building leased to the Australian government for $70 million.


  4. Magpie Westy heads homeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Border Mail

    The former Port Adelaide key position player is returning to his home club Tanunda, which plays in the Barossa Light and Gawler Football Association. Westhoff, who played six AFL games for Port Adelaide from 2008-2011, will return to South Australia in time for Christmas with his family.


  5. One dead in TrainLink bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Investigators believe the bus was travelling in a westerly direction along the Illawarra Highway and about 400 metres east of Sheepwash Road when a large tree fell onto the windscreen. As a result of the tree hitting the bus, the vehicle left the road and travelled for 150 metres before coming to a halt.


  6. Travelling 3,500km in a 7hp rickshawRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Iom Online

    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. A group of people from the Isle of Man are going to go on a 3,500km fundraising journey - in a rickshaw.


  7. Wish they were hereRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | West Australian

    Ou Shuyi sits in a Beijing cafe. Outside the pollution is inching towards red alert and the chill autumn winds are hinting that northern China is in for a cold winter, but Ou is dreaming of warm weather and white beaches.


  8. Shopping centres sold for $319mRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | West Australian

    The Insurance Commission of Western Australia says it is still reviewing offers for Perth CBD office portfolio after selling two suburban shopping centres to the listed Vicinity Centres for $319 million. ICWA chief executive Rod Whithear said Vicinity's offer was "highly competitive" and best addressed the commission's sale objectives.


  9. Snake warning after Gold Coast fireRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    AUSTRALIA'S competition watchdog is worried about Brookfield's $8.9 billion takeover bid for Asciano, saying the takeover could lead to reduced competition. HAVE you been affected by the SA fires? Or do you want to help those who have lost property or homes? Here's how to get started.


  10. $1.1b cost blowout for NSW's new 'off-the-shelf' intercity trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Age

    The cost of replacing NSW's intercity train fleet has blown out by $1.1 billion partly because the "off-the-shelf" trains the Baird government hoped to buy will need modifications to do the job. Less than 18 months after then transport minister Gladys Berejiklian unveiled plans to buy 65 new intercity trains and about 520 carriages, the cost of the project has risen to $3.9 billion from $2.8 billion.


  11. Unstoppable Kiwi TravellersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    MOVE OVER MAINSTREAM, KIWIS ARE AFTER THE UNIQUE AND UNSPOILED Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 The brands annual State of the Nation report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis Auckland, New Zealand, 26 November, 2015 - The brand's annual 'State of the Nation' report, released today, reveals how passionate Kiwis get out there and explore the world as well as what they look for when planning their next holiday, which goes far beyond good shopping opportunities and having a pool or beach close by.


  12. What's on and where in the arts this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    "JACOB Marley's Christmas Carol" by Tom Mula is billed as an entertaining, dark and an often humorous look at the side of "A Christmas Carol" not told by Dickens. DEPICTING the story of Jacob Marley's heroic efforts to save old Scrooge's soul - and in the process, save his own.


  13. Sail New Caledonia with Clique and Mariner Boating HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Age

    Clique and Mariner Boating Holidays are excited to announce Sail New Caledonia. Sail New Caledonia holiday is a 13 day sail, land and air package offering the unique opportunity to travel with a Fairfax photographer Eddie Jim who will provide workshops and hands on photography tuition throughout the journey so that you capture the very best of what will be an amazing experience.


  14. Shane Warne: Time for 4-day TestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 |

    Shane Warne thinks that the visiting team should be given the right to bat or field first A Getty Images Former Australian spin bowler Shane Warne feels that the current five-day format of Test cricket should be reduced to a four-day affair. The 46-year-old has echoed the words of Mark Taylor and Greg Chappell who had also advocated in favour of four-day Test matches.


  15. Kamitsis has 'no case to answer' on stealing charges, jury to decide on alleged fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    The former chairwoman of NT Crime Stoppers, Alexandra 'Xana' Kamitsis, has "no case to answer" in relation to 17 stealing charges, a judge has told a Northern Territory court. Crown Prosecutor David Morters has alleged Kamitsis, through her travel agency business Latitude Travel, had rorted a NT Health Department pensioner travel concession scheme, which gives travel discounts to pensioners, passing benefits on to friends and family - including the former NT chief commissioner of police John McRoberts.


  16. Qantas adds service from Dallas reduces flights from Los Angeles to SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Qantas Airways Ltd. has posted a $162 million profit for the first six months since it recorded a $2.6 billion loss for the year. Australia's largest airline said in a statement Thursday that the latest profit for the six months through December was... Good news for Texans traveling to Australia .


  17. Labour leader Andrew Little visits Villawood detention centre to meet KiwisRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Labour leader Andrew Little says he will see whether any Kiwis being held at a Sydney detention centre need support. Labour leader Andrew Little is visiting Kiwis being held in Australian detention centres, as more deported offenders have arrived in New Zealand.


  18. Champions head over the TasmanRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Amy Cure on her way to winning the individual pursuit title at the national track cycling championships in Melbourne. Picture: CYCLING AUSTRALIA TASMANIAN cycling golden girls Amy Cure and Georgia Baker are part of a 20-strong Australian team competing at the World Cup in New Zealand.


  19. ACCC hammer blow for Brookfield's Asciano tiltRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The key sentence in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's announcement that it will not accept undertakings from Brookfield intended to allay competition concerns about its planned takeover of Asciano is that the regulator only explores undertakings if it believes that they not only have the potential to address its concerns, but are also "capable of being enforced." Asciano's Pacific National division is an "above rail" company that transports goods and raw materials.


  20. From "hello" to "bonjour" in under four hoursRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    LGBTI travellers looking for a bit of French glamour with a summery, relaxing twist - without needing to take the long haul flight to the French Riviera - may want to consider visiting New Caledonia. An emerging destination for LGBTI travellers, New Caledonia - or Nouvelle Caledonie as the locals call it - has it all: tropical resorts; a year-round pleasant climate; chic European sophistication seamlessly interweaved with local Melanesian culture; top-tier dining and shopping; spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed landscapes; beaches and lagoons; and some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet.