Norfolk Island Newswire

Norfolk Island Newswire

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  1. 222nd Australian Army Cadet Unit looking for recruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Narooma News

    The 222nd Australian Army Cadet Unit is looking for new recruits and is looking to raise funds for a planned trip to Norfolk Island. RANKING OFFICERS: The 222nd Australian Army Cadet Unit ranking officers are hoping to get to Norfolk Island for ANZAC Day this year.

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  2. The unusual journey of Parnell Pease FisherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... as my arm were gone. Capt. said, 'The worst is over now. Calm down Nellie.'" By September, they had reached Norfolk Island, where Parnell would once again recuperate while the ship pursued whales to the south. While grateful to be on dry land, it ...

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  3. Expansion of Ramsar listing at Narran WetlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | ABC News

    ... announced the expansion to mark World Wetlands Day and the additional area equates to about the same size as Norfolk Island. Rob Smith from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service said the lakes continued to be a place of cultural importance for ...

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  4. Government to clear decks before budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | NEWS.com.au

    ... early Monday morning TIDYING up from the 2014-15 budget, implementing aged care reform and integrating Norfolk Island are top of the Turnbull government's legislative agenda in the lead-up to the May budget. THE government's program for the autumn ...

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  5. 'Norfolk Island is part of Australia': Minister unwavering on bid to remove self-governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | ABC News

    NICK GRIMM: The Federal Minister for Territories and Local Government, Paul Fletcher, has just returned from Norfolk Island and joins me on the line now. Minister, judging by the sounds of the response you received earlier this week on Norfolk Island, listeners might imagine you were literally run off the island.

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  6. Norfolk Island residents call for review into process of ending self-governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | ABC News

    NICK GRIMM: Norfolk Island residents came something close to insurrection at a public meeting with the Australian Minister for Territories, as anger boiled over there this week about the process put in place to remove its system of self-government. The residents there, many of whom are descendants of the infamous Bounty mutineers, are complaining that their concerns have been ignored and that new laws determining their future are based on flawed and misreported data.

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  7. Lawn and Garden: Lawn and garden thoughts can now turn to springRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | MLive.com

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

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  8. Passports, ranked by countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Boing Boing

    ... and 6 territories (Macao, Kosovo, etc.) for a total of 199. Territories annexed to other countries such as Norfolk Island, French Polynesia, etc. are excluded. Data is based on research from publicly available sources, as well as information shared ...

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  9. Queen puts rare objects on 24-hour displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | NEWS.com.au

    ... recording his time at Botany Bay, the First Fleet and the establishment of the colony at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island together with early charts and maps from 1789. Early artefacts of the nation ... The event coincided with an Australia Day bash ...

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  10. Bushranger Martin Cash jailed for killing a Tasmania police officer became a policemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Daily Mail

    ... after initially being sentenced to death, he was spared execution and ordered to spend the next 10 years on Norfolk Island - a tiny spot located hundreds of kilometres from the eastern coast of Australia. According to historical accounts, the ...

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  11. Tree feller lashes out at councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... with defending itself and its tree laws, according to the Mt Albert man who had a 140-year-old protected Norfolk Island pine tree felled last week. But the council says the man knew the tree was protected when he bought the property and even though ...

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  12. Tree troublesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 16 | Telegram

    hinkstock photo My sister in Toronto went with an elegant Norfolk Island pine Christmas tree this year (OK, so it wasn't as perfect as this one) which she can keep growing on her deck. Meanwhile, I may have to stash "everlasting tree" somewhere where ...

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  13. Poetry in motion for Banjo competition: entries coming in from across the ditchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Central Western Daily

    WELLa SVERSED: Rotary Club of Orange members Michael Doyle, David Williams and Clivia Frieden are reading over Banjo Paterson's work in preparation for next month's Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Festival. Photo: STEVE GOSCH NEXT month's Banjo Paterson Australian Poetry Competition has already received 21 entries from as far as New Zealand and Norfolk Island.

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  14. In the Garden: Houseplants are back as chic decorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Canada.com

    ... D. marginata are top sellers for the same reason - great structure, minimal maintenance - but the standard Norfolk Island pine, ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia), schefflera and philodendron are also still popular picks. Terrific philodendrons to ...

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  15. Television New Zealand gains exclusive Commonwealth Games broadcast rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... On Demand and ONE News Now. The deal also ensures broadcasters in Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu are able to access live coverage and daily highlights ...

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  16. Tree Council fears copycat choppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | The New Zealand Herald

    Fears have been raised that other owners of significant Auckland trees will attempt to copy a Mt Albert man's success in removing his 39m protected Norfolk Island pine. Hueline Massey of the Tree Council said others who wanted rid of special trees guarded by Auckland Council rules might seek to copy the unusual circumstances which resulted in the Woodward Rd tree being felled.

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  17. Light show raises funds for country singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Waikato Times

    The light display, hosted by Bill and Angela Thompson at their Te Aroha home, raised funds for Buckton's travel expenses to Norfolk Island in May for the Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the Year show. The Te Aroha Country Music Club member won the senior Country Rock section of the Tauranga Star Awards last year for the second year running.

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  18. Valley's connection to George Bass marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Bega District News

    ... the following year. It was a longboat salvaged from the wrecked ship Sirius and decked and refitted on Norfolk Island, making it the only ship ever built on the island from its native pine. During rough weather they anchored in Snug Cove in Eden and ...

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  19. Wild weather at HarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Manning River Times

    He has provided the Times with photographs of the local SES doing a good job with a tree branch that has fallen into the street from a Norfolk Island Pine in the Harrington Public School grounds. Local SES doing a good job with a tree branch that has fallen into the street from a Norfolk Island Pine in the Harrington Public School grounds.

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  20. COMPETITION: Win 3 fantastic cricket books for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Yahoo!

    ... equivalent of Victor Meldrew. Ever tried to get a phone call out of Nagpur? Make contact with the office from Norfolk Island? Trudged several miles up a Japanese mountain to watch Britain's No 1 woman skier plough straight through the first gate? ...

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