Norfolk Island Newswire

Norfolk Island Newswire

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  1. Island issues its last stamps, USPS Pets stamp release on the way: Week's Most ReadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Linn's Stamp News

    The top post of the week on Linns.com focused on the last stamps of Norfolk Island, this $5 stamp in a souvenir sheet was issued June 7 to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the landing of the Pitcairners on Norfolk Island on June 8, 1856. 5. WWI German war crimes focus of appealing propaganda labels: Tip of the Week : Propaganda was integral to the war effort, and it was the heyday of the propaganda label.

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  2. Fairer Federal representation for the ACTRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | The RiotACT

    ... in the Constitution (like all other Territories including the Northern Territory, Christmas Island, and Norfolk Island). For years, Territories have been under-represented despite the implicit constitutional goal of providing all States and ...

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  3. Monday Morning Brief | Norfolk Island's final stampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Linn's Stamp News

    Linn's Stamp News and Scott catalog editorial director Donna Houseman discusses the end of an era on Norfolk Island, and the many changes collectors will notice in Vol. 4 of the 2017 Scott Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue that is now available.

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  4. End of an era: Norfolk Island has issued its final postage stampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Linn's Stamp News

    The last stamp from Norfolk Island, this $5 stamp in a souvenir sheet was issued June 7 to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the landing of the Pitcairners on Norfolk Island on June 8, 1856. As of July 1, stamps from Australia are valid on Norfolk Island.

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  5. Veteran's quirky clifftop home for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stuff.co.nz

    Originally from Norfolk Island, Charles moved to New Zealand in 1939 and was almost immediately lined up for the war effort. He served from 1939-45 in the 21st Infantry Battalion of the army, spending time in the Middle East and Italy.

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  6. HISTORY | Way more than sore heads after this partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Hawkesbury Gazette

    ... Mary and William Mason recovered and went back to their farm. C. Baxter, (ed), Musters of New South Wales and Norfolk Island, 1805-1806, ABGR in association with the Society of Australian Genealogists, Sydney, 1989. Memorial of Mitigation of ...

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  7. Cyclorama envisagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Thursday Magnet

    Twofold Travel's MaryAnne Palmer has returned from Norfolk Island with a vision for a tourism venture in Eden's old Hotel Australasia building that has captured the imagination of a number of key people in town VISION: Norfolk Island's cyclorama provides visitors with a 360-degree panoramic painting of the story of the Mutiny on the Bounty. Twofold Travel's MaryAnne Palmer has returned from Norfolk Island with a vision for a tourism venture in Eden's old Hotel Australasia building that has captured the imagination of a number of key people in town.

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  8. A modern mutiny as Kiwi Norfolk Islanders are disenfranchised by Aussie rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... the new Australian legislation removed the islanders' right to hold referenda. A vocal opposition group, the Norfolk Island People for Democracy, has lobbied for a legislative review of the federal decision to run the island as part of the ...

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  9. New Zealanders involved in IAAF reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... balances and transparent structures required. Oceania Athletics Association President Geoff Gardiner, from Norfolk Island is also on the working group with Maria Clarke. Athletics New Zealand Chairman Annette Purvis also participated in the forum as ...

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  10. Cascade Garden Apartments Launches Redesigned Website with New URLRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | PR.com

    ... design, reduce complexity and increase usability. The old url of Cascade Garden Apartments was a ccTLD of Norfolk Island. Most of the tourists to Norfolk Island come from Australia, New Zealand and US. Changing url from .nf to .com should improve ...

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  11. Special stamp displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Advocate

    ... we'll get some of the very first Tasmanian stamps. The'll be someone there with country collection from Norfolk Island, and they'll be somebody else with a local post mark collection." Stamp passion: Devonport Stamp, Coin and Militaria Fair ...

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  12. Was one of Ballarat's most famed artists actually a convict?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Courier

    ... Australia. Recaptured, he was flogged, sent to the Blue Mountains and escaped again. He spent three years on Norfolk Island and went to Hobart in 1844. He never arrived at his next posting, in Southport, and was assumed drowned, but Ms Smith says he ...

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  13. Top eats in the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... fish markets early on Sundays. With a European lineage, a Pacific location and a fiercely independent streak, Norfolk Island has a unique culinary culture, from the free-range cattle that rule the roads to the cherry guava trees dotted all over the ...

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  14. Teen chases world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Fiji Times

    ... has clocked more than 210 flight hours and has been making solo flights to destinations such as Hawai'i, Norfolk Island, Dubai and France. The Sunshine Coast native will document his progress on wingsaroundtheworld.com.au where a full-list of his 23 ...

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  15. Academic claims artist S.T. Gill was a convictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... an artist. Recaptured, he was flogged, sent to the Blue Mountains and escaped again. He spent three years on Norfolk Island and went to Hobart in 1844. He never arrived at his next posting, in Southport, and was assumed drowned, but Ms Smith says he ...

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  16. Australians go to the polls in AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Times of Oman

    An Australian election polling station prepares to have Antarctic expeditioners cast their ballots at the Davis Research Station in Antarctica in this handout picture taken by Aaron Stanley of the Australian Antarctic Division, June 23, 2016. Picture taken June 23, 2016.

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  17. An igloo with a view ... Australians go to the polls in AntarcticaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Peninsula

    In an igloo overlooking Vincennes Bay, Antarctica, 27 Australians did their democratic duty and cast ballots on Friday, the day before the rest of the nation votes in a general election. "It's about minus 20 degrees today and not much breeze, so we thought the igloo would be a good place to do it," said Adam McLaughlin, who doubles as an electrician at Australia's Casey Station on the frozen continent as well as being the electoral returning officer for the base.

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  18. Learn to make historic hatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Hawkesbury Gazette

    ... presenter Sue Brian developed a passion for learning traditional skills in hat-making while living on Norfolk Island and extended this into studying cabbage-tree hat-making in Australia, while husband Don started collecting folk songs about the ...

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  19. Teen pilot set for record attemptRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... from 26 to 24. He will test fly the aircraft, with its newly fitted tanks, on Thursday when he takes off for Norfolk Island with an experienced co-pilot. "This test flight is part of a flight mitigation plan. Everything has been done to make this ...

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  20. Teen pilot Lachlan Smart makes test run before record attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... in weight. He will test fly the aircraft, with its newly fitted tanks, on Thursday when he takes off for Norfolk Island with an experienced co-pilot. "This test flight is part of a flight mitigation plan. Everything has been done to make this the ...

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