Norfolk Island Newswire

Norfolk Island Newswire

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  1. Lost continent of Zealandia is close to being recognised, claims scientific paperRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Zealandia encompasses not only New Zealand but also New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, the Lord Howe Island group and Elizabeth and Middleton reefs. Zealandia, a lost continent submerged in the southwest Pacific is a step closer to being recognised, the authors of a new scientific paper have claimed.

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  2. Bishop Robert Willson exhumed | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner

    The island was a penal colony, and Hobart Town was a transition port for convicts who were being transported further on to places like Norfolk Island and Port Arthur. The Bishop was struck by what he saw: miserable and harsh conditions, and people being treated with a lack of respect or dignity.

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  3. Zealandia - Eighth Continent of Earth DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... covers 5m square kilometers. 94% of it lies beneath the waterways. Not just New Zealand but New Caladonia, Norfolk Island and several other islets form the visible portion of this continent. The region is as large as the Indian subcontinent. It may ...

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  4. Zealandia under Pacific Close to Recognition as ContinentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... sq. km, of which 94 per cent is under water, and encompasses not only New Zealand but also New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, the Lord Howe Island group and Elizabeth and Middleton reefs. The area, about the same size as the Indian subcontinent, is ...

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  5. Zealandia: Underwater 'lost continent' two-thirds the size...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... years ago. As well as both the North and South Islands of New Zealand, Zealandia also includes New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, the Lord Howe Island group and Elizabeth and Middleton reefs among other territories and islands previously grouped with ...

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  6. Crypt ready to receive champion of convict rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    ... Bishop Willson of lobbying London politicians to close "the most horrible penal settlement of Australia", Norfolk Island. Bishop Willson had planned to live out his retirement in Hobart, where he had purchased a pub near St Mary's Cathedral. During ...

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  7. Council considering remote camera traps to catch vandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Kiama Independent

    Council's director of Engineering and Works Gino Belsito said the latest poisoning of two Norfolk Island Pines at Werri Beach had council considering remote camera traps to catch vandals. "In the last six months alone we've had trees poisoned at Werri Beach, Jones Beach and South Bombo Beach," Mr Belsito said.

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  8. Stanhope / What goes around, unhappily comes aroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Canberra City News

    ... no better example of this than Pauline Hanson's recent stirring defence of the right of the residents of Norfolk Island to enjoy the same democratic rights as all Australians. Eighteen months ago the Labor and Liberal Parties in the Federal ...

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  9. Insects in the Norfolk Island PineRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Ashland Times-Gazette

    Over 30 years ago, in 1986, my family reached a point with our greenhouses when we started to make money. Three out of the five of us are plant addicts.

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  10. VIDEO: Landmark dome lifted into place at Keighley's Cliffe CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... Victorian splendour. The dome house, a central feature of the project, will later be home to a newly-planted Norfolk Island Pine and will be part of a glasshouse including a new cafe and toilets for visitors to the park and museum, in Spring Gardens ...

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  11. Do you recognize this mystery plant?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Bluffton Today

    Courtesy of Herrick Brown This mystery plant may be up to 120 feet tall with a trunk diameter of up to 10 feet. Quick, all you vexillologists: What do Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Mexico, Norfolk Island and Turks and Caicos have in common? This week we are focusing on the flag of Lebanon, which prominently features a tree, more specifically a cedar.

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  12. Here's Your First Look at The Bosque Plant Shop in Phoenix's Garfield NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Phoenix New Times

    ... and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. When visitors first walk into the new shop, they see a 14-foot Norfolk Island Pine tree, surrounded by potted exotic pink flowers that look like they might struggle in Arizona temperatures. But Lanier, a ...

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  13. Adams to perform at festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Wimmera Mail-Times

    ... entertainers. She has performed in Nashville, visited Australia on numerous occasions and is a regular at the Norfolk Island Country Music Festival. Mr Wheaton said Ms Adams had been selected because of her versatility and love of comedy. She has ...

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  14. New dome in Cliffe Castle Park, Keighley, will mark milestone in A 4.5m restoration projectRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... place in the grounds of the Spring Gardens Lane museum. The dome house will later be home to a newly-planted Norfolk Island Pine and will be part of a glasshouse including a new cafe and toilets for visitors to the park and museum. Bradford Council ...

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  15. New dome in Keighley's Cliffe Castle Park will mark milestone in A 4.5m restoration projectRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... place in the grounds of the Spring Gardens Lane museum. The dome house will later be home to a newly-planted Norfolk Island Pine and will be part of a glasshouse including a new cafe and toilets for visitors to the park and museum. Bradford Council ...

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  16. Norfolk Islanders refused disability support under Australian governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | The Age

    ... the DHS since the Australian government's controversial takeover last June. Greg Magri, 47, has received a Norfolk Island DSP for nearly 15 years due to a brain injury caused by a stroke. He said his application for an Australian disability support ...

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  17. Mystery plant: 'Cedar of Lebanon,' Cedrus libaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | HeraldSun.com

    Quick, all you vexillologists: What do Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Mexico, Norfolk Island, and Turks and Caisos Island all have in common? This is too easy: they all nations whose flags which prominently feature a plant. This week we are focusing on the flag of Lebanon, which prominently features a tree, and more specifically, a cedar.

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  18. Lawn and Garden: If you are looking for time in the garden, you are getting warmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | MLive.com

    ... fall off. Coat the rim with paraffin or foil. Swedish ivy stems will become woody if plant is being overfed. Norfolk Island pine tolerates low humidity and indirect light but prefers a cool spot.

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  19. Smoking banned in parts of Queensland national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... toughest smoking bans, prohibiting smoking near play equipment, public pools, and public transport stops. Norfolk Island has the most relaxed laws - smoking is not prohibited inside restaurants, bars and hotels, with establishments usually having a ...

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  20. Find the Best Spots for Houseplants In Your Home With the 'Shadow Trick'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Lifehacker

    ... A shadow with clear distinct lines means you have bright light, so plants like the Staghorn Fern, Air Plants, Norfolk Island Pine. A fuzzier shadow means you have medium or indirect light, which is ideal for Fittonia, Begonia, and Bird's Nest Fern. ...

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