Norfolk Island Newswire

Norfolk Island Newswire

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  1. An Australian medical cannabis company just sold its first pot pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | Mashable

    ... AusCann, an Australian cannabis producer, was given a license earlier this year to grow medicinal cannabis on Norfolk Island and export it to Canada. is a leading global media company that informs, inspires and entertains the digital generation. ...


  2. SSL Ships "Sky Muster" Satellite for Australia's Broadband NetworkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Converge! Network Digest

    ... of the most remote places in Australia, as well as its coastal islands and external territories including Norfolk Island, Cocos Island, Christmas Island, and Macquarie Island in the Antarctic. "The satellite for Australia's broadband network is a ...


  3. Norfolk Island's fascinating legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 |

    ... to a diet of Spooksville and other kid-rated TV horror shows. It's why we went on the Ghost Dinner Tour on Norfolk Island, a place with more than its fare share of murderous history, shipwrecked souls and spirits haunting ruins which rise stark and ...


  4. Secret life of Hobart's hangmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Mercury

    ... in Blay came as a by-product of Harris' research into his family history. "My great-great-grandfather was at Norfolk Island and Port Arthur on the police side of things," Harris says. "I knew he had crossed paths with Martin Cash and while I was ...


  5. Writer's view on immigrants is inexcusable and quite naiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Daily Echo

    ... extremely pleased about that. I invite him to read the account of the genocide perpetrated by the British on Norfolk Island, some of the acts carried out are positively nauseating. And all of this overlooks the fact that it was all in other people's ...


  6. SSL delivers high performance broadband satellite to launch base,...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Freshnews

    ... of the most remote places in Australia, as well as its coastal islands and external territories including Norfolk Island, Cocos Island, Christmas Island, and Macquarie Island in the Antarctic. The satellite is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 ...


  7. Humpback population growth shows 'no sign of slowing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ABC News

    ... began in Queensland in the 1960s. "There were whaling stations at Tangalooma, Byron Bay and another at Norfolk Island and between them, they took 700 to 800 whales a year, which were taken on a quota system," he said. "Everyone thought that was a ...


  8. Queensland hosts Australasian Mahjong Festival on the high seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | ABC News

    ... sea." The first festival was held in 1994 and has since been held in locations such as Byron Bay, Caloundra, Norfolk Island, Coffs Harbour, Gympie, Emu Park, and Hobart, usually in halls and service clubs but never on the water. The competition has ...


  9. Former chief minister Jon Stanhope slams party corruption and factionalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Age

    ... intervention was prompted by his anger over the party's about-turn on asylum seeker boats, its treatment of Norfolk Island, and its attitude to the royal commission on trade unions. He said just four of the 397 delegates to the recent national ...


  10. MP flew to Norfolk to announce path already thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 |

    ... saving Aussies a lot of time, and even more money. SOUTH Australian MP Jamie Briggs took a charter flight to Norfolk Island and announced a footpath the locals had already half built, "horrified" residents say. Locals say they raised money ...


  11. Coe or Bubka to face whole bunch of dopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Examiner

    ... sporting federations - one vote for each country, so that tiny populations like Montserrat, Anguilla and Norfolk Island have the same voting power as China, India and the US. There is another reality, of course - in that the doping issues currently ...


  12. Dolly Parton impersonator comes to Te ArohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Waikato Times

    ... has also toured and performed around New Zealand, in the United States, including Las Vegas, Australia and Norfolk Island. Davy has also been performing as Stevie Nicks for a number of years and along with Ken Strong, is in the tribute band "Dreams ...


  13. Hospice of Hilo, Life Care Center make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    ... d live in different parts of the world including the Virgin Islands, Fiji, New Zealand, Tahiti, Australia and Norfolk Island, and finally moving back to Hawaii.


  14. Minister defends $25k trip to Norfolk IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 |

    SOUTH Australian frontbencher Jamie Briggs paid $25,000 for an overnight trip to Norfolk Island where he told the locals about the need for belt tightening. Mr Briggs has twice taken the VIP jet to the island, which he is responsible for as Regional Development Minister.


  15. Arthur Fryer: Celebrating Arbor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Taranaki Daily News

    ... were planted at schools. In Wellington, His Excellency the Governor Lord Glasgow and Lady Glasgow planted Norfolk Island pines on the Thorndon Esplanade and camellias in the Wellington Botanical Gardens in front of a large number of citizens who ...


  16. This 'Sporting' Norfolk IslandRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | Scoop

    ... feel like they're already winners as they combine a love of their chosen sport with a fantastic holiday on Norfolk Island. And as Islanders keep showing through their success at numerous International Games - they can offer some great friendly ...


  17. Why we shouldn't change the flag if the Northern Territory becomes a stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Age

    ... the Commonwealth of Australia, there are now a number of other Australian territories, including the ACT, NT, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. These developments since the addition of the seventh point on the ...


  18. Out and about at Narooma this week | PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Narooma News

    ... Steve Tedesco with some of his fish prints going on display at Shop 7 Artspace. FIELD TRIP: Pictured on Norfolk Island are Wal Sheehan, Kerry Davies, Alison Philip, Ruth Perrett, Roz Wood, Anja Wetering, Jan Sheehan, Steve and Rosemary Knight, Dawn ...


  19. The ACT deserves better federal representation. Here's why.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | The RiotACT

    Following the flurry after it was announced that the Northern Territory may achieve statehood by 2018, politicians, pundits, and the media alike were quick to quell the cries that the Australian Capital Territory too could become a state. Local media pointed out that the ACT would not be left as Australia's lone territory, as we'd still be on the same inferior legislative bar in our status as other territories such as Jervis Bay Territory and Norfolk Island, among six others.


  20. 'It's bloodless genocide' - Norfolk Island in revolt over Australian takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    They have their own flag, their own national anthem and even their own language but by July next year the Australia government is taking over Norfolk Island. Norfolk Island is a two-and-a-half hour flight from Sydney and is officially part of the Commonwealth of Australia, but the 1600 residents pride themselves on being "un-Australian" and a distinct race in their own right.