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  1. Auckland tackles freedom camping issueRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland Council is beginning a two-month pilot "dispersal" programme that could see freedom camping visitors encouraged to spread out over 29 locations across the city, rather than crowd into a few well-known hot spots. The pilot sites have been selected following extensive consultation with local boards, resulting in seven of the 21 Auckland local boards participating.

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  2. Hard to hear the truth over the whine of Sydney airport's ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Crikey

    The owners of Sydney Airport are demanding government money for Badgerys Creek, and they are trying to hold Sydney for ransom. The Sydney Airport Group now features predominantly in, and behind, the orchestrated stories in the general media about how they need an Adani of government money in order to extend their monopoly grip on airport landing and handling charges, and airport parking and retailing fees, to the entire greater metropolitan area once the second Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek in western Sydney opens in 2026.

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  3. House of the week: Wanaka home made of strawRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Cushions on the cream sofas include several from antiques stores and markets in San Francisco; the wall-hung hats are mementos from a family holiday in Vietnam and Thailand; in the wall is a truth window that reveals the ground floor's straw bale walls. Compulsive collector Leslee Ross is not known for her restraint when it comes to home decorating or house purchase decisions.

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  4. Australian Rugby offers counselling to players shocked at death of...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Former Wallaby Dan Vickerman has died aged 37. The Brumbies and Waratahs veteran played 63 Tests at lock for Australia. Australia and the the rugby world has been rocked by the death of the 63-test Wallaby who is understood to have died on Saturday night.

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  5. NZ Post 1H profit drops 19% on reduced Kiwibank contributionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    New Zealand Post's first-half profit dropped 19 percent after the sale of almost half its stake in Kiwibank reduced income and as revenue from traditional postal services continued to decline. Net profit fell to $89 million in the six months ended Dec. 31, from $110 million a year earlier, the state-owned enterprise said in a statement.

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  6. Casualty ward: Broken arm, dislocated hipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mercury

    THE season is less than two weeks away and several teams are counting a massive injury toll from the pre-season trials. ST George Illawarra, Penrith, Gold Coast and North Queensland were all hit over the weekend as several stars race the clock for round one.

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  7. Employment Relations Authority Determinations - 20 FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    The New Zealand government eked out a tiny surplus in the first six months of the fiscal year as growth in domestic consumption lifted the goods and services tax take, while uncertainties over the Kaikoura earthquake costs meant expenses were less than expected. More>> Workers at Cadbury in Dunedin are reeling after learning this morning that the iconic Cadbury factory is to close, with the loss of almost 400 jobs... "The company had reported it was doing well and this has come out of the blue," says Chas.

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  8. Auckland tackles freedom camping issueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    A bumper tourism season is increasing tensions between freedom campers and locals in Auckland, prompting new moves to see if the conflicting needs of freedom campers and local residents can peacefully co-exist. This week, Auckland Council is beginning a two-month pilot "dispersal" programme that could see freedom camping visitors encouraged to spread out over 29 locations across the city, rather than crowd into a few well-known hot spots.

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  9. Mayor welcomes Pasifika Film Fest to the Creative CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    Wellington Mayor Justin Lester warmly welcomes the Pasifika Film Festival 2017 to Wellington beginning on Thursday 23 February, as it crosses the ditch for the first time. The Pasifika Film Fest was started in Sydney, Australia in 2013 and has since become a popular platform to showcase and inspire the unique stories of Pacific people through film.

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  10. Ukrainians fascinated by Fiji's beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Fijian delegations perform a meke during the Ship for the World Youth cultural night at the Vodafone Arena in Suva on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU FIJI's beautiful nature and scenery has captured the hearts of many including those of the Ukrainian delegation who are part of the Ship of the World Youth Program currently visiting Fiji.

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  11. Unable to eat, Nelson woman's battle with debilitating digestive conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Georgie Ferris has over 6000 treatment beads from her years of treatment for her digestive tract paralysis condition and is fundraising to travel to Australia for treatment. Georgie Ferris is so thin people assume she has eating disorder, instead she has a rare and debilitating digestive condition.

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  12. Brisbane Broncos sunk by Warrington Wolves in world club seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Warrington: Emotional Warrington players called on Australian fans not to trivialise the significance of their almost totally unexpected World Club Series win over Brisbane. With four teams refusing to travel to the UK and the concept said to be headed for the scrapheap, the Wolves raced to a stunning 20-0 lead in a game that was, in turn, sprawling and feisty.

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  13. Married at First Sight 2017: Nick the stripper fan is torn a new one by SharonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    Forget the bride stripped bare: this was the bride rips her husband a new one as Sharon laid into Nick over his fondness for visiting, ahem, gentlemen's clubs up to "three times a night". In fairness, he claimed it was usually less frequent than that - maybe a few times a month - and he only went there for the conversation.

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  14. NZ Post posts strong interim resultRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    NZ Post today reported underlying net profit after taxation of $14 million for the six months to December 2016. The result for the postal services business, which excludes one-offs, is up $15 million on the same period last year.

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  15. Flight check: Sydney to Abu Dhabi with Etihad AirwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Residence which is a three-room suite on Etihad Airways will cost about $25,000 for a single journey. Price: Their best Business Class airfares for Auckland to Abu Dhabi return is $6415.

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  16. Fighting the good penguin fightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Wildlife veterinarian Dr Lisa Argilla says caring for unwell penguins is physical and demanding work. Photos: Stephen Jaquiery/Mel Young.

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  17. Business leaders tell PMs to go hard on tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Mainfreight chief executive Don Braid stressed that it was important to business that the PMs take the lead against protectionism and carry on with TPP. "He was well-placed given the spread of Mainfreight's global business," said Littlewood.

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  18. Plane buffs 'gutted' by Wings Over Wairarapa cancellationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Plane buffs are devastated after bad weather forced the cancellation of Wings Over Wairarapa, but none more so than the organisers. The entire airshow had to be cancelled because of wet and stormy weather, with organisers telling ticket holders they were "gutted" to make the call.

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  19. Editorial: Pressure on national parks needs actionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Last year New Zealand welcomed a record 3.5 million visitors to its shores. As the tourism industry steams along with international arrivals growing at 12 per cent a year, 2017 should set a new record.

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  20. Sport24.co.za | AB impressed by PhehlukwayoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News24

    Protea skipper AB de Villiers has been left deeply impressed by the talent and temperament of Andile Phehlukwayo after his 29 off 23 balls helped them beat the Black Caps. Phehlukwayo struck vital boundaries at the death just when it seemed the game had slipped away from the visiting side who recorded their 12th consecutive ODI win.

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