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  1. Darren Lehmann returns to Australia coaching duty for New Zealand...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 |

    Lehmann will fly to Wellington and remain there until Australia's first Test against New Zealand starts on February 12 A Getty Images Australia Coach Darren Lehmann has been cleared to join Australia's Test team in New Zealand after suffering from deep vein thrombosis, Cricket Australia said Thursday. Lehmann has been sidelined since January 23 after he was admitted to a Sydney hospital with a swollen calf.


  2. Blue Central to save $500k with storage upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | ComputerWorld

    Blue Central operates data centres in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. It works with customers in the online retail, aviation, government, aged/health care and travel industries such as Tiger Airways.


  3. Curious meerkat pups explore their enclosure as they leave their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    Meer-ly adorable! Curious meerkat pups explore their enclosure as they leave their nest for the first time at Taronga Zoo A pair of curious meerkat pups have taken their first steps outside their mother's nest to explore their new zoo enclosure. Adorable pictures show the two pups walking around their new home at Taronga Zoo's African-themed Meerkat exhibit in Sydney, less than a month after they were born.


  4. Poetry slam of many tonguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Canberra City News

    THE Canberra Multicultural Fringe is almost upon us and there's a new initiative - Canberra's first multilingual poetry event. To be sure, there will be the "all singing, all dancing theatrical extravaganza" from artists such as Alison Plevey, Qwire, MC Wizz and Mr Tim.


  5. My HorizonsA Moment with Hugo ChavezRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.


  6. Asian Capital - It's everywhere you want to be....Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 4 Hoteliers

    When the ALIS conference kicked off, it is fair to say that the hotel and investment community 'formally' begins its year, it is a foretelling summit which sets the tone for events around the globe to follow whether it is the International Hotel Investment Forum in Berlin, the Hotel Investment Conference Asia-Pacific in Hong Kong, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Toga or HotelsWorld in Sydney. Aside from the obligatory conversations about the state of the industry and where the national lodging community is heading, discussions will evolve around capital markets and the level of financial liquidity.


  7. Proving Zika's Brain Deformity Links Hinges on Diagnostic ToolsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    The race to find the cause of the birth defects that have sparked an international health emergency hinges on a rapid supply of diagnostic tools, experts on the front line say. A globally coordinated surveillance effort is needed to find a causal link between Zika, a viral disease "spreading explosively" in Latin America, and clusters of babies born with abnormally small heads, a serious neurological condition known as microcephaly, said David Heymann, the veteran epidemiologist named Monday as chair of an expert panel advising the World Health Organization on Zika.


  8. Local songwriters to collaborate with visiting hit-makersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scoop

    This February, three of the world's top songwriters touch down in Auckland to collaborate with some of our most promising musical talent. Co-writers, producers and collaborators are the secret weapons of top selling artists - from Madonna to Adele to David Guetta.


  9. The Last Word: Australia and Global Antisemitism in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    On a sunny summer day in 2002, in a picturesque European capital, delegates to a conference on Holocaust-related issues decided to go for a walk and see some tourist attractions, but local security officers "advised" the males in the group not to go out with kippot visible, as this may be "provocative". A few years later, in a different European capital, prior to an executive meeting of an international Jewish organisation, a man dressed in the clothing of a Chassidic group, who appeared frightened and breathless, sat down with some of the delegates and told us he had been attacked and abused in streets near the conference venue - by a group of men apparently "incited" by his appearance.


  10. P&O to launch record cruise seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Scoop

    P&O's Pacific Pearl Cruises into Auckland to launch record cruise season and begin influx of Auckland Nines fans New Zealand's burgeoning cruise industry is set to receive a huge boost with the arrival of P&O Cruises' Pacific Pearl into Auckland today for the launch of the cruise line's biggest ever New Zealand season, lasting a record five months. Timed to coincide with the Downer NRL Auckland Nines, Pacific Pearl's arrival today will deliver scores of passionate Rugby League fans to New Zealand - as well as star player Brisbane Broncos team member and New Zealand Kiwis Captain, Adam Blair, who has cruised from Sydney to Auckland on the ship.


  11. Dismissal disliked but legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Advocate

    The Mankad dismissal has been one of the most controversial talking points in the cricket world since Indian bowler Vinoo Mankad ran out Australia's Bill Brown in Sydney in 1947. While it doesn't happen often, the Mankad dismissal is perfectly legal, although frowned upon by cricket players, fans and experts around the world.


  12. Skyscanner reveals the best time to book flights f...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Scoop

    New infographic shows how Kiwis can save up to $277 on flights in 2016 with November pegged as the cheapest time to fly SYDNEY, 04 February 2016 The worlds travel search engine, Skyscanner has released new data showing the New infographic shows how Kiwis can save up to $277 on flights in 2016 with November pegged as the cheapest time to fly SYDNEY, 04 February 2016 - The world's travel search engine, Skyscanner has released new data showing the best time to book flights to top destinations from New Zealand in 2016. The findings also revealed that travellers should book 29 weeks before their departure date if they'd like to snag the best prices.


  13. Virgin Australia's half-year profit soars as domestic fares riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Virgin Australia has posted an eight-fold rise in underlying profit before tax in the first half to $81.5 million as a result of ongoing fare increases in the domestic market and better conditions in the international market. On a bottom line basis, Virgin reported a $62.5 million profit in the first half, up from a $47.8 million loss in the same period the prior year.


  14. Tegan Martin puts on a busty display in a lingerie selfie months after splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Daily Mail

    Showing her ex what he's missing! Tegan Martin puts on busty display in a sultry lingerie selfie posted just months after split with tradie-turned-model beau Angus Hood She's the former Miss Universe Australia who made every man's fantasy come true by dating a tradie for over a year. But model Tegan Martin certainly seemed to be enjoying the single life by posting a sexy, lingerie-clad selfie on Instagram this week - a remarkable departure from her typically demure snaps.


  15. Unusual ways to experience the Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MSN Living

    Touching down into the silver-green surf by seaplane in the coral cay of Heron Island, the first thing that strikes you is the sound of birds. Lying 45 miles off Queensland's Capricorn Coast at the southern end of the Reef, this swathe of pristine wilderness is a wildlife-watcher's paradise.


  16. US has 'sexually transmitted' Zika caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BBC News

    A rare case of the Zika virus being transmitted through sex, not a mosquito bite, has been reported in the US. A patient infected in Dallas, Texas, is likely to have been infected by sexual contact, the Centers for Disease Control told the BBC.


  17. Auckland, New Zealand a worthy destination for Kiwi touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 |

    Travelling abroad is a rite of passage for most Kiwis. Filled with wanderlust and envy from others' social media postings, those of us left behind sit at our desks browsing through travel blogs and airline sites trying to scrape together the time, money and annual leave to go out and see the world.


  18. In which you and I go to Tasmania together.Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | Neil Gaiman's Journal

    I have a small gold owl on the lapel of my jacket, with the letters B and e underneath it, and people often ask me what it represents. I tell them it's from the Bookend Trust, and then explain that, despite the name, it's not a reading organization.


  19. Secret lives of Great Barrier Reef's bull sharks revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | ABC News

    Bull sharks not only spend a lot of time on coral reefs, they can swim surprisingly long distances down Australia's east coast in summer to give birth, radio tracking of sharks on the Great Barrier Reef has shown. While some sharks stay put on reef, most females travel up to 1,400 kilometres to NSW Wales to pup during summer Researchers from James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science were studying the ecology of the Great Barrier Reef when they stumbled across large numbers of bull sharks.


  20. Fran O'Sullivan: China being kept in loop with TPP briefingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    Has China's recent experience of bilateral investment or free trade agreements prepared it for a major regional IP-related agreement such as the TPP? Photo / Getty China places trust in New Zealand's ability to play an even hand. China has already taken soundings on the Trans-Pacific Partnership - but this has yet to evolve into a push to become a member of the new Asia-Pacific deal.