Norfolk Island Newswire

Norfolk Island Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Norfolk Island.

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  1. State of Origin 2016: NSW Blues star Dylan Walker flying the flag for Pitcairn IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Dylan quite closely; they all know about him," Walker's mother Judy said. "Likewise with the grassroots of Norfolk Island, because the two islands are connected. "They are all stoked for him. I have been getting messages on Facebook from cousins on ...


  2. Always Writing, On the MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Pasadena Weekly

    She's opened concerts for Marc Cohn, Tommy Emmanuel, Daniel Lanois, Bettye LaVette and Bonnie Raitt, among others, in North America and her native New Zealand. Last week she spent eight days on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific, where she headlined the Norfolk Island Country Music Festival.


  3. Does Norfolk 'mutiny' disguise bounty of privilege?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Newsday

    ... The incident was made famous in the film Mutiny on the Bounty. Now the descendants of the mutineers on Norfolk Island have been accused of invoking the romance of the Bounty story to protect their own interests, writes Kathy Marks. They portray ...


  4. Tonga at Council of Pacific Arts and Culture MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Matangi Tonga

    ... Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Palau,


  5. PostgreSQL: Documentation: 9.0: ReleaseRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | PostgreSQL News

    ... lege state alone in these cases. release 2015g for DST law changes in Cayman Islands, Fiji, Moldova, Morocco, Norfolk Island, North Korea, Turkey, and Uruguay. There is a new zone name


  6. Norfolk Island public servant's wages slashed after rude Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Age

    If you think a senior public figure has said they want to use your neighbours as backfill for a bridge repair, it's not a good idea to call them an arsehole on Facebook. Kim Edward has lived on Norfolk Island for 30 years.


  7. Book review: Penguin Bloom, Cameron Bloom & Bradley GreiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... deeply depressed. Then Penguin - named by the kids for her black and white plumage - fell out of a towering Norfolk Island pine on to cold asphalt. She is pictured in a variety of poses - with a leg around a toy monkey, holding an exercise bar ...


  8. Norfolk Island takeover will result in economic decline, industry saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | ABC News

    ... which they believe will uphold their right to self-determination. A thousand kilometres from anywhere, Norfolk Island has been something of a world unto itself since Queen Victoria allowed eight families of Pitcairn Islanders - descendants of the ...


  9. Dunedin singer takes out top awardRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | The Otago Daily Times

    Dunedin singer Kelvin Cummings has been crowned the Transtasman Entertainer of the Year at a major country music festival on Norfolk Island. The 35-year-old beat out nine other singers from New Zealand and Australia to win the award, Newshub reports.


  10. Norfolk Island shop owners fear new Commonwealth taxes will wipe them outRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | ABC News

    ... to the tiny island in the middle of the Pacific. (Sound of a plane landing) FLIGHT ATTENDANT: Welcome to Norfolk Island. (Sound of waves) NICK GRIMM: Step off the plane and travel the short distance by road to the island's rugged coastline and it's ...


  11. Norfolk Island DXpedition to Coincide with WIA General MeetingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 18 | QST

    A team of five Australian radio amateurs will activate Norfolk Island from May 20 until May 31 to coincide with the Wireless Institute of Australia 2016 Annual General Meeting and Conference , also being held on Norfolk Island. According to the team's Facebook page , everything is packed - approximately 100 kg of gear and baggage - and they will fly out of Sydney to Norfolk Island on the morning of May 20. According to ClubLog's DXCC Most Wanted List , Norfolk Island is number 95. The VK9NT crew plans to operate on 160 through 10 meters on SSB, CW, and RTTY.


  12. Data reveals nursing homes are top locations for ambulancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... in two weeks. She drove an ambulance in World War II, raised four children and worked as a teacher, living in Norfolk Island and Nauru as well as suburban Abbotsford. "She spoke three languages and kept her marbles and her humour until finally ...


  13. 'Why should Australia bail them out?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 |

    'They're not a nation, they're part of Australia' - the war of words as Norfolk Island's unique status comes to an end PEOPLE relying on food parcels to survive; pregnant mothers being whisked thousands of miles away because the local hospitals are so bad, pot holes that just keep getting bigger and a community that can't afford to look after itself. It sounds like the damning assessment of a committed critic but these are the words of the person who will become the next Member of Parliament for a corner of Australia that's almost forgotten.


  14. Eye on top trophyRead the original story

    Wednesday May 11 | The Otago Daily Times

    Dunedin country music artist Kelvin Cummings heads to Norfolk Island on Saturday looking to add to his recent haul of awards. Cummings has won two major country music awards in the past year - the CCMA Male Vocalist of the Year at the Tamworth Country Music Festival in January, and the New Zealand Gold Guitar Senior category in Gore last June.


  15. Norfolk Islanders will become Australia's new second-class citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | The Age

    ... Now Canberra is pushing in. Listening to the federal government, it's hard not to picture the people of Norfolk Island as wayward children crying out for rescue from big-brother Australia, their home an economic basket case following a failed ...


  16. Resettle asylum seekers on Norfolk Island? Didn't go so well last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 5 | Crikey

    Norfolk Island was once considered "Hell in the Pacific", writes historian Luke Miller . Which sounds like a solution to the government's asylum seeker problem.


  17. Mutiny on Norfolk Island: The battle against Australian ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 | The First Post

    Hundreds of people on Norfolk Island have been protesting against the Australian government's plans to take back control of the tiny territory in the South Pacific. "After 36 years of democracy, their self-governance has been abolished," human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson writes in The Guardian .


  18. Macklin / Our land is girt bya costly political defendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Canberra City News

    "Malcolm's enthusiasm had absolutely nothing to do with the submarine contract going to the French instead of Tony Abbott's much preferred Japanese. Oh, perish the thought," writes Seven Days columnist ROBERT MACKLIN DEFENDING Australia's shores was the name of the political game this past week, and it came at quite a cost.


  19. It's time to bring Norfolk Island back into the foldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | The Age

    Welfare standards on Norfolk Island will soon dramatically improve as a system of self-governance comes to an end, says Paul Fletcher. Experts predict Norfolk Island will enjoy an economic boost as it shifts to a governance system used in Australia's other external territories.


  20. Doc Martin tucks in to Rotto pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Yahoo!

    ... s has said there will be an eighth and ninth series of that show. will be good news for fans such as those on Norfolk Island, who to Clunes' surprise were waiting for him at the airport waving banners. "It was like I was a Beatle," he laughed.