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  1. New Zealand's North Island a " stunning and friendly,... 3Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is Somerset

    The spectacular alpine crossing in Tongariro National Park, where hundreds of people make the seven-mile trek amid towering volcanic peaks every day New Zealand's North Island is hard to beat for stunning scenery and a friendly welcome, finds Nigel Heath as he hits the quiet roads for a touring holiday Imagine this holiday nightmare scene. I was at an Auckland Airport desk queuing to collect our New Zealand touring car when my wife Jenny suddenly demanded in a panic: "Where's the black case because it's not in the taxi?" We had flown in from Sydney the previous evening and had stayed in a local hotel before taking a taxi back to the airport to pick up our transport.


  2. Appalling customer service from SparkRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Geekzone

    After signing up with Spark I was originally told I would be connected on Sept 25. When I phoned for an update I was told that due to difficulties it was now October 17. I asked for the reason and was told a tier 3 support person would need to contact me. I waited they never called.


  3. Passengers unimpressed after plane strandedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A jam-packed Air New Zealand flight stranded in Hong Kong for 19 hours left passengers - including the airline's chairman - camping out in the terminal. NZ80 was due to leave the city at 7.10pm local time yesterday and touch down in Auckland at 11am, but is now scheduled to take off at 1.50pm .


  4. Living in New Zealand has made me realise why everyone hates EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The nature of England's embarrassing exit from our very own Rugby World Cup is very hard to take. First Wales, then Australia turned us over in our own backyard and I know you're loving it.


  5. Hockey: Black Sticks level seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A late goal from Olivia Merry helped the Black Sticks edge Argentina 3-2 in Blenheim today, levelling their four-match series at a game apeice. After a 2-1 loss in yesterday's opening game of the South Island tour, New Zealand had Merry to thank after she converted a penalty corner four minutes from time.


  6. Jesus Garcia Tena hope travel problems are thing of the past as Celtic come to townRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ALL roads lead to New Douglas Park this lunchtime for Hamilton Accies' Ladbrokes Premiership meeting with Celtic but Jesus Garcia Tena for one has learned that it is prudent to go early. The Spaniard left his home in Edinburgh a fortnight ago at his usual departure time of noon, only to find himself severely delayed amid gridlock on roadworks at a stretch of the M8 between Shotts and Newhouse.


  7. Rugby: Magpies battle to wild winRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Hawkes Bay overcame a strong Southland side and an even sturdier Invercargill wind to win a wild match and clinch a home semifinal in the ITM Cup. With the stiff breeze blowing straight into their faces in the second spell at Rugby Park - causing clearing kicks to almost travel backwards - Hawkes Bay scored three tries to overhaul a halftime deficit and claim a bonus-point victory.


  8. The Letting Space brings bread, death and art to abandoned McDonald'sRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    Artist Simon Baker has taken over the Porirua McDonald's to bake bread and is encouraging other artists to come down and share recipes. Stumble into the abandoned shell of New Zealand's first McDonald's this week and you might find a group of people kneading bread.


  9. Invercargill action against state house sell-offRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Otago University child health academic and former Clutha-Southland Labour candidate Liz Craig and State Housing Action Network Invercargill co-ordinatorRachael Goldsmith at the State Housing Action Group Protest at Wachner Place in Invercargill on Saturday. State Housing Action Network Invercargill co-ordinator Rachael Goldsmith said about 30 people attended a protest at Wachner Place on Saturday, before pounding the pavement to gather 150 signatures against the sell-off.


  10. Destructive gales in CanterburyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    A 66-year-old woman was taken to Timaru Hospital with moderate injuries after being blown off the Hooker Valley track near Mt Cook by the winds just before 10am on Saturday. The American tourist slipped and fell between 1.5 metres and 3m on the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park track.


  11. Strong winds battering South Island and lower North IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Southland Times

    A 66-year-old woman has been taken to Timaru Hospital with moderate injuries after being blown off the Hooker Valley track near Mt Cook by the winds. The American tourist slipped and fell between five and 10 feet on the Aoraki Mt Cook National Park track about 9.55am.


  12. East, west, Scotland's best says Japan's master of silverRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The Scottish market's willingness to invest of the art of the silversmith makes the country the best global location for a practitioner of the ancient craft, a master Japanese practitioner has said. Yusuke Yamamoto, who moved to Elderslie from Tokyo three years ago and who lectures at the Glasgow School of Art, told the Sunday Herald that the vibrancy of the Scottish contemporary silversmithing scene enables specialist craftsmen to sustain a commercial enterprise in a way not possible in his native Japan.


  13. Edinburgh among most expensive cities on AirbnbRead the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    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. EDINBURGH is one of the most expensive cities in the world to rent a property through "sharing economy" rental site Airbnb, a report has claimed.


  14. No place like home for buskerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner

    Dames, 25, returned to the state in September after spending two months performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in his home town of Cambridge, where his mum and siblings still live. Dames performed 21 shows at the fringe festival, but said busking outside it, on the Royal Mile was the real highlight.


  15. Roaming sandals: After 65 years is it time to upgrade the Roman sandal?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Indigo Toxward-Nicolson, student from Hillcrest High School, and Grant Collins compare the largest size 16 and a size 9 Roman sandal. When Indigo Toxward-Nicolson heads back to school next week, she's hoping it will be raining so she can wear socks and shoes instead of Roman sandals.


  16. 'Bittersweet': 7-year-old will run out with Richie to remember dead dadRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Harrison Newsome is soon going to be part of the Rugby World Cup his father "made happen", but isn't around to see when he runs out alongside his hero for the All Blacks' quarterfinal in Cardiff. Harrison Newsome knows exactly why his rugby dream is about to come true.


  17. This is how to always get cut price train ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Metro

    A site called Megatrain has cropped up on the Megabus website, offering cut-price tickets on services run by Virgin Trains, East Midlands Trains and South West Trains. Megatrain is run by Stagecoach, and routes include London to Bath, London to Sheffield, Birmingham to Edinburgh or Glasgow and Leicester to Derby.


  18. Rugby World Cup fans descend on Newcastle ready to have a ball at St James' ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Rugby fever grips the city as excitement builds to see Scotland play South Africa in the first of the city's three host matches A Geordie welcome set the party mood in Newcastle on Saturday morning as fans descended on the city centre ahead of the first of the city's Rugby World Cup matches. And as rugby fever took hold it was clear those arriving to watch Scotland play South Africa at St James' Park were planning to have a ball.


  19. Drivers warned as fans flock to North East for Rugby World CupRead the original story

    Yesterday | Berwick Advertiser

    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. Highways England expects it will be busier than usual on the A1, the A19 and the A184 as fans travel to matches, with three games taking place at St James' Park in the next week.


  20. City staff collect two tonnes of clothes for refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Evening Times

    Glasgow the Caring City charity has organised a collection of clothing and essential supplies to take to camps in the Balkans housing thousands of men women and children fleeing the war in Syria. James Dorman Cathcart SNP MSP, where the charity is based assisted with the effort contacting Glasgow Housing Association for help.