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  1. Another icy blast on the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Snow is forecast to fall in the South Island today before the big chill creeps up the country in the coming days. "It's not looking as bad as the last cold and snowy snap we had - but that doesn't mean it's not going to feel pretty cold," she said.


  2. Colin Cooper's New Zealand Maori side face tough challenge in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago |

    New Zealand Maori coach Colin Cooper faces plenty of challenges to get his side ready to face Fiji this Saturday. The first of those is the fact a large number of his squad were involved in Saturday night's Super Rugby final, the second is the loss of captain Charlie Ngatai to the All Blacks as they prepare to face Samoa.


  3. Neu! Reekie! a festival sprawling across ScotlandRead the original story

    43 min 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. The team behind Neu! Reekie! are taking musicians, poets and artists around Scotland to build a cultural map of the country, says David Pollock Scotland's such a magical and diverse place, with a real erraticism to the landscape," says Michael Pedersen of his forthcoming jaunt into the heart of that diversity, "so the comfort people in the performing world feel with being in the cities has to be f***ed with a little.


  4. Taranaki Rugby looks to USRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southland Times

    The partnership will see players and coaches from the the United States travel to Taranaki to immerse themselves in New Zealand rugby culture. The initial intake of players will arrive in August and will work under the coaching structure of the Taranaki Rugby high performance team.


  5. Spectacular glow worm photography highlights Kiwi cave lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    Michael grew up regularly experiencing the phenomenon of glow worms, which are not only found in caves but also in the native bush. To take his mind off a bigger photography project involving projections of icebergs, he turned to the silent beauty in his own backyard.


  6. Super Rugby final: 'Bigger than an All Black test match'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    "It's massive. As far as rugby goes, we definitely think it's bigger than an All Black test match," said Jeremy Smith, Hospitality New Zealand Wellington branch president.


  7. Travel: Eurocamping in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A typically rural Italian landscape peppered with rustic villas, farmsteads and short rows of cypress. From where I stood, my eye dropped down to the shimmering River Mincio, meandering its way alongside the park northwards through the summer haze to distant Lake Garda.


  8. What's On in Wellington these school holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    Capital Day looks at just some of the highlights happening in Wellington to get the kids out and about these school holidays. An annual celebration of haka and waiata presented by senior performing artists from around New Zealand.


  9. Hurricanes fans: Minimise your stress levels and take the train to the game tomorrow nightRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Wellington City Council

    Wellington City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council and the NZ Transport Agency are urging people to plan ahead for travel to the Hurricanes v Highlanders final. This game is a sellout so get there early - you don't want to miss a minute of the final! Extra train services will be running on the Johnsonville, Kapiti and Hutt Valley lines after the event to help the expected crowds get home.


  10. Renters suffering in Queenstown growth boomRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Southland Times

    An increase in the resident population is driving land and house prices up while available rental stock is all but drying up amid a tourism and construction boom in Queenstown. Growth in tourist numbers has been phenomenal, commercial development in Frankton flats, Remarkables Park and Glenda Dr is surging ahead and major infrastructure jobs are on the horizon.


  11. Greeks facing a beggar's crossroads as poll loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    As Greeks go to the polls they find themselves at a beggar's crossroads, one which leads to calamity in every direction. If they see the unintelligible question being put to them as a vote on whether to accept the offer which was on the table from Greece's official creditors - which is how their government describes it - they are being asked to support more of a policy of austerity which has utterly failed them and their creditors.


  12. Ballance award winners celebrate as farm passes wow testRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Catherine and John Ford, owners of Highland Station near Rotorua and winners of the Ballance Farm Environment Award for 2015. But the roles were reversed last week as the Rotorua couple strode to the podium in Parliament's banquet hall to accept their award as New Zealand's top farmers for 2015.


  13. Officials back down on visiting babysitterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Immigration officials have admitted acting too quickly in the case of the teenager from Chile kicked out of New Zealand after suspicion she would earn money babysitting. The West Auckland family of Javiera Opazo Garcia were last night looking forward to welcoming the 19-year-old back to New Zealand months after she was told she was not welcome here.


  14. Obituary: Shelley MatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2010 | Newsday

    The only New Zealander to die in the London bombings, Shelley Mather had been living in the capital for three years. When she went missing on 7 July, her parents John Mather and Kathryn Gilkison made the long journey from Auckland to London to search for their daughter.


  15. Booking charges are sucking our wallets dryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Your wallet's under attack. Whether you want to book tickets to an event, pay for a carpark or buy a movie ticket online, fees and charges are sucking you dry.


  16. Super Rugby: There's a first time for everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Highlanders wing Jeff Wilson is chased by Crusaders flanker Reuben Thorne in the 1999 Super 12 final at Carisbrook. Photo / Mark Mitchell Meanwhile, the Press in Christchurch had a dig at their beaten Highlanders rivals after the 1999 Super Rugby final when they delivered a front-page banner proclaiming "Party at Toddy's, pass it on".


  17. Fletcher snares the big prize but local bidder not happyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Press On-Line

    A drawing of the proposed Fletcher residential development along Manchester Street in Christchurch on the eastern border of the central city This week Fletcher Building captured up one of the biggest construction prizes in the Christchurch rebuild - the $800 million residential development of the east and north frame precincts. The Government announced it had chosen Fletcher s as its preferred development partner whose plan is to build 940 townhouses and apartments to house about 2200 people on the eastern border of the central city along Manchester Street.


  18. Sky Live: Hurricanes v HighlandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sky Sports

    Ardie Savea, younger brother of winger Julian, will be monitored up until the game after picking up a knee injury in his side's semi-final win over the Brumbies last Saturday. Should Savea take the field he will do so as part of an unchanged team named by Chris Boyd for the all-New Zealand showdown.


  19. York attraction operator reveals plans for second soap opera tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | York Press

    Continuum Leading Attractions, based in Margaret Street, has revealed it is looking at a new visitor venture centred around the popular Yorkshire-based ITV soap opera. Subject to planning approval, Emmerdale The Tour will see the fully-functioning live sets, located within the Harewood Estate in Leeds, open to the public for a 12 weeks.


  20. Rutherglen and Cambuslang rail passengers facing two weeks of disruption due to M8 bridge worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    Network Rail and Scotrail have confirmed the line between Rutherglen and Whifflet will be closed between Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 26. On Sundays only throughout the work, the bus/train interchange will switch between Bridgeton and Dalmarnock . Although some trains may start or terminate at Rutherglen, passengers are advised to use the interchange station for onward journeys by bus.