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  1. Deloitte South Island Index shows strong annual gainRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Scoop

    The Deloitte South Island Index continues to set new highs, gaining an incredible $3,771.7 million in market capitalisation during the year to 30 June 2016. South Island listed companies have collectively experienced the largest increase for any 12-month period in the past two years, according to the annual review of the Deloitte South Island Index presented this evening in Christchurch.

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  2. Monitoring for Congenital Zika Syndrome to start in New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | University of Otago News

    From August 2016, paediatricians are being asked to report all cases of infants and children less than six months of age with microcephaly or other brain abnormalities, whose mother, or her partner, has been in a country with active Zika virus transmission during her pregnancy. Reporting of abnormalities will be through the New Zealand Paediatric Surveillance Unit, which already monitors and reports on a number of uncommon but important childhood conditions.

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  3. Volleyball teams battleRead the original story

    34 min ago | Fiji Times

    SEVEN volleyball associations in the Central Division and two from the West have joined hands to continue giving volleyball lovers competition game time. The All Stars Alliance Tournament made up of Raiwaqa, Mid Central, Qauia, Kinoya, Nasinu, Nasova, Raiwai and Western associations Lautoka and Vatukoula are having league games which will be into its fourth week this weekend.

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  4. Tourism stakeholders back festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Fiji Times

    Festival promotions and marketing officer Irshad Hussain said the support from some of Nadi's prominent tourist operators had been overwhelming. "We have resorts such as DoubleTree Resort managed by Hilton stepping forward and providing our girls with accommodation and Tourist Transport Fiji providing us with transport to move the girls around," he said.

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  5. Hurricanes give Coles time to prove fitnessRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Standard

    The Wellington Hurricanes are prepared to wait as late as possible before their Super Rugby semi-final kick-off against the Waikato Chiefs tomorrow for skipper Dane Coles to prove his fitness.Coles suffered a blow to the ribs in the quarter-final victory over the Coastal Sharks, leaving him in doubt for the match in Wellington.South Africa's Golden Lions host the Otago Highlanders in the second se... The Wellington Hurricanes are prepared to wait as late as possible before their Super Rugby semi-final kick-off against the Waikato Chiefs tomorrow for skipper Dane Coles to prove his fitness. Coles suffered a blow to the ribs in the quarter-final victory over the Coastal Sharks, leaving him in doubt for the match in Wellington.

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  6. Who We Are: The Jedis of the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    David Fisher and videographer Mark Mitchell spent almost a month driving round New Zealand in a campervan. Their mission: to find out what it means to be a New Zealander.

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  7. the Illusionists to Launch Broadway in Orlando Series; Tickets on Sale FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists - Live from Broadway will play the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in the Walt Disney Theater from October 4 - 9, 2016 as part of its current North American tour to more than 50 cities. Tickets are on sale to the general public tomorrow, Friday, July 229 2016.

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  8. Peak hour traffic chaos on Auckland and Wellington motorways after crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Southbound traffic was heavily congested and building up before 7am as two separate crashes blocked lanes on the southern motorway. Auckland commuters faced a long ride to work on Friday morning after two crashes on the southern motorway blocked lanes.

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  9. Building blocks in place for Chch to be a city with opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    We are witnessing a modern, dynamic, boutique urban hub as it comes to fruition and our visitors love it already, says VIC ALLEN, the chief executive of Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism. OPINION: As the region's tourism marketing organisation, our role is to sell the city to visitors.

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  10. Monitoring of NZ Zika effects to startRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    The Dunedin School of Medicine's New Zealand paediatric surveillance unit will begin monitoring the effects of the Zika virus on New Zealand's infants from next month. The unit - based in the department of women's and children's health within the University of Otago's Dunedin School of Medicine - is asking paediatricians to report all cases of infants and children less than six months of age with microcephaly or other brain abnormalities whose mother, or her partner, has been in a country with active Zika virus transmission during or just before her pregnancy.

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  11. Peter Townsend: Lyttelton Port of Christchurch investing for growthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    OPINION: I spent some time in Lyttelton last weekend. It is a remarkable community steeped in history and with an eclectic retail and hospitality offering.

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  12. Flight check: Auckland to Coolangatta on Air NZRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    After you land at Coolangatta, head straight to one of the Gold Coast's great beaches for a refreshing swim. Photo / iStock My seat: I started in seat 9D but was asked to move halfway through the flight by the steward, who said that the woman behind me had requested I be moved because the movie I was watching had "unsuitable content".

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  13. Callaghan ready for next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Mary Quin, former chief executive of Callaghan Innovation, says the board has completed a strategic review to set the future direction. Picture / Dean Purcell Next week Mary Quin will drop her dog off at the boarding kennels before hopping on a plane bound for her nephew's wedding in Poland.

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  14. Zika impact to be monitoredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Unit epidemiologist, Nigel Dickson, said the monitoring will give medical professionals a clearer idea of how best to respond to the virus. Photo / AP Doctors hope a new monitoring system will give clearer figures on the impact of the Zika virus on New Zealand children.

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  15. Porsches and pinot in Central Otago: Cromwell township comes of ageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    After baking under Central Otago's sun for three decades, Cromwell's faded big fruit sculpture has just had a fresh lick of paint. Stretching 13 metres high into infinite blue skies, the artwork declares Cromwell to be the region's fruit bowl.

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  16. Clues to Moa surge in Oz noteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The stock, a serial underperformer, has gained 63 per cent since June 20 to close at 88c last night, although this is still well below its $1.25 initial public offering price. "Goodness only knows what's driving that, but it's gone straight up since the end of last month," Rickey Ward, New Zealand equity manager at JBWere, told BusinessDesk last week.

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  17. The Bachelorette's Sasha Mielczarek slams The Bachelor in The Daily Telegraph interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'They get Ferraris and we had Citroens': Sasha Mielczarek cheekily describes The Bachelorette as the 'tight-a*s option' to its sister TV show The Bachelor In the final episode of the Bachelorette, Sam Frost was caught out wearing an identical dress to the one worn by another Bachelor contestant. And on Thursday, her boyfriend Sasha Mielczarek cheekily pointed out the difference between The Bachelor and The Bachelorette during a recap, published by the Daily Telegraph .

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  18. Marsh earns top marksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | West Australian

    Unfortunately for the young Collingwood defender, the snapshot will be one of North Melbourne's Majak Daw leaping high on to his shoulders to take a spectacular mark. He's been getting teased from all angles but isn't bothered by the good-natured ribbing, as long as teammate Ben Reid accepts his share of culpability.

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  19. How China is Shaping the Asia Pacific Hotel IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hotel News Resource

    Mainland Chinese investors exported over $5 billion into the hotel real estate sector across the globe in 2015, and the country accounted for nearly half of all cross-border investment out of the Asia region. As Chinese investors brought a new perspective to deal selection, what are the trends that will shape the sector in Asia Pacific going forward? Mainland Chinese investors exported over $5 billion into the hotel real estate sector across the globe in 2015, and the country accounted for nearly half of all cross-border investment out of the Asia region.

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  20. ScotRail to stage fresh wave of strikes in long-running dispute over driver-only operationRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Workers on ScotRail are to stage a fresh wave of strikes in a long-running dispute over driver-only operation. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union will walk out for 48 hours from August 7, 24 hours on August 11 and over the weekend of August 13/14.

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