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  1. Westpac Banking Corp senior economist Satish RanchhodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | NBR Newsroom

    New Zealand continued to be a magnet for migrants in January, breaking 2016's records as the nation welcomed more people from the UK, South Africa and China. Annual net migration rose to 71,305 in the 12 months ended January, eclipsing the record 70,600 set in 2016, Statistics New Zealand says.


  2. Hurricanes score 13 try against SunwolvesRead the original story

    55 min ago | Fiji Times

    Ardie Savea, Vince Aso and Michael Fatialofa all scored two tries each as the Wellington Hurricanes opened their Super Rugby title defence by humiliating Japan's Sunwolves in a record 83-17 victory on Saturday. The reigning champions scored 13 tries in total as they destroyed the hapless Sunwolves, who finished 18th and last in their debut season last year, in front of a large crowd at Prince Chichibu Stadium.


  3. Seeing New Zealand through the eyes of a touristRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    There'd been a deluge a few days earlier at Milford but it was all but cloudless for our overnight cruise. The highway south of Westport was littered with furry bodies.


  4. Men end epic Auckland to Tauranga paddleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Paddle boarder Brent Bourgeois and kayaker Nathan Pettigrew enjoyed all those things after stepping onto the sands of Pilot Bay to complete four days and 225km of arm-powered travel from Auckland. Beachgoers seemed mostly oblivious of the feat as the two men glided into shore at surprising speed with a motorboat in close attendance.


  5. One in three cancer sufferers in Scotland has no savingsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    Thirty per cent of Scottish cancer sufferers have no savings to help cushion the financial impact of the disease, according to new research. And it warns that the lack of a financial safety net could leave an estimated 65,000 people with cancer in the Scotland - and 700,000 across the UK - vulnerable to hardship.


  6. England eventually find way past innovative ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    England remain on course for back-to-back Six Nations grand slams after managing to find a way to overcome their own poor start and a gritty and inventive Italy with a late surge of tries to secure a 36-15 victory on Sunday.


  7. Super Rugby: Best and worst - Week 1Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Kris Shannon reviews all the Super Rugby from the week where the Blues look the form team in the competition. If last year offered a tantalising teaser of Rieko Ioane's talent, making six appearances for the Blues and earning a couple of caps on the All Blacks' end-of-year tour, Thursday night provided the full experience.


  8. Marvel-lous new film hit for CumbernauldRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Cumbernauld Today

    Cumbernauld's Wardpark film studios are today reportedly set to follow "Outlander" with an even bigger booking - for The Avengers. It means A-list film stars including Scarlett Johannson and Robert Downey Jnr will be making tracks for what one Glasgow newspaper slates as "the unfashionable town".


  9. Price: We can end England runRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    Glasgow scrum-half Price, who came into replace injured skipper Greig Laidlaw for the 29-13 victory over Wales at Murrayfield on Saturday, is confident Scotland can travel down south and cause a stir. "We've got two weeks now to prepare for the England game.


  10. Calls for double decker train service between Glasgow and EdinburghRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Evening Times

    INTRODUCING European style double decker trains between Glasgow and Edinburgh would help solve Scotland 's rail crisis, former Transport Minister Alex Neil has said. But union leaders described the idea as 'pie in the sky'.


  11. Railing against uniformityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    In Transit is likened to a metallic fishnet which has caught the flotsam and jetsam of discarded consumer products. If laid end-to-end, the steel tubes in artist Yona Lee's latest installation In Transit would measure 1.4km.


  12. Should Scotland's railways be nationalised?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    WHEN Scotland 's transport minister made an emergency statement to Holyrood last November, admitting that the nation's railways were not "up to scratch", it was for many a new low for a train network already beset by crisis. Yousaf made his statement during one of the biggest political rows over public services in living memory, and close to a four week period that saw only 86 per cent of trains arrive within five minutes of their intended time in Scotland.


  13. Project Jonah brings marine mammal training to InvercargillRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Marine mammal charity Project Jonah was in Invercargill on Sunday, hosting a training day for people to learn about how to properly approach and care for stranded marine animals. The sold-out course had 32 people from Stewart Island, Dunedin and even Kaikoura travel to Invercargill for the training day, where participants were taught about how to approach marine animal strandings and refloating exercises.


  14. National MP Paul Foster-Bell who challenged Brian Tamaki's...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    First-term list MP Paul Foster-Bell has confirmed he will leave Parliament at September's general election after a challenge to remain National's Wellington Central candidate. Photo / Mark Mitchell First-term list MP Paul Foster-Bell faced a challenge to remain National's Wellington Central candidate, with a former senior adviser to John Key putting her name in the ring.


  15. EPIC Group Travel Writers: Hills, thrills and chills bicycling in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | My Edmonds

    This is another contribution from the EPIC Group Travel Writers, who meet at Savvy Traveler once a month. To learn more, visit Maybe we were crazy.


  16. VDSL Speed rather dissapointingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Geekzone

    ETP is in a workshop shed approx. 30m from the house. I have replaced the wire from the workshop to the house with cat6 cable, and moved the jackpoint to the workshop.


  17. Andrew Dickens: Road trip reveals our blossoming countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    On a road trip to settle his youngest son into university and as he prepares for an empty nest, Andrew Dickens is proud of his country - and his boys. I had a road trip last week, up and down the North Island.


  18. Jacinda Ardern new MP for Mt AlbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Otago Daily Times

    Labour MP Jacinda Ardern is Mt Albert's new MP - recording a victory that will further raise her profile in election year. Ardern was joined by Labour leader Andrew Little and other senior MPs including Phil Twyford at the Pt Chevalier Bowling Club last night.


  19. Partick Thistle 2-0 Heart of Midlothian: The Jags ease past sorry 10-man HeartsRead the original story

    Saturday |

    Esmael Goncalves was sent off for the visitors in the second half as Kris Doolan and Liam Lindsay struck the decisive goals. Hearts had travelled to Glasgow hoping to recover from a dispiriting midweek Scottish Cup exit against rivals Hibs.


  20. Sometimes The Best Part Of Travelling Is PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | My

    My wife and I regularly travel all around the world and while we've seen extraordinary sights, sometimes the highlights are the people we meet. Not so long ago in Auckland New Zealand my wife and I were doing a brief river lunch cruise when a local couple engaged us in conversation and "adopted" us for a couple of hours..They chatted about their life in New Zealand and the man recalled interacting with soldiers in New Zealand in World War Two when he was 8 years old.