Norfolk Island Newswire (Page 9)

Norfolk Island Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Norfolk Island. (Page 9)

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  1. Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  2. Sexist Obituary Of Acclaimed Novelist Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | ThinkProgress

    ... Bittersweet , in 2013. She was still working on a sequel when she died yesterday, at age 77, in a hospital on Norfolk Island. But if you read her obituary in the Australian Photograph you will learn other, definitely more important facts about her ...

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  3. 'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dead at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | CJAD

    Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness. McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said in a statement.

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  4. Excellent research and wonderful charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... fo years ago and had been very unwell for a number of years," Mr Brownridge said. "My wife and I visited Norfolk Island where she lived four or five years ago and the locals were saying she was very unwell. The Thorn Birds, a romantic Australian ...

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  5. The Australian slammed for 'sexist' Colleen McCullough obituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... the best selling author of The Thorn Birds, passed away on Thursday at the age of 77 in a hospital on Norfolk Island after suffering a series of small strokes By late afternoon, thousands of people had joined in to complain about the piece as the ...

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  6. High price paid for starting revenge fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Hereford Times

    ... to see foreign soil as he died of fever 64 days into a cramped 132-day journey around the Cape. On docking at Norfolk Island, a notorious convict colony 800 miles east of Australia, the convicts disembarked to wash in the sea, but were set upon by ...

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  7. Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Internationally acclaimed Australian author, Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold more than 30 million copies worldwide, died on Thursday aged 77. The best-selling writer passed away in hospital on Norfolk Island, which lies in the remote waters off Australia's eastern coast, her publisher said in a statement. HarperCollins Australia publishing director Shona Martyn said McCullough had overcome a string of health and eyesight problems to continue writing through dictation.

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  8. 'Thorn Birds' author Colleen McCullough dead aged 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Raw Story

    Tributes for renowned Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose romantic saga "The Thorn Birds" sold more than 30 million copies, have poured from the publishing world to politics following her death at the age of 77 Tributes for renowned Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose romantic saga "The Thorn Birds" sold more than 30 million copies, poured in Friday from the publishing world to politics following her death at the age of 77. The best-selling writer, known for her wit and warmth, passed away in hospital on the remote Pacific outcrop of Norfolk Island where she lived for most of the last four decades, after suffering a series of small strokes.

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  9. Husband and wife team both garner a gongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    ... they can use back in the office, something that's relevant to their jobs." John's latest book, The Kid from Norfolk Island, tells the remarkable life story of Alf Pollard, who despite doing poorly at school and flunking maths, went on to become a ...

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  10. Australian doctor recognised for work in remote towns and overseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | ABC News

    ... years in remote parts of Australia. He relieved doctors in Nyngan, Cooper Pedy, Barraba, Warren, Coonamble, Norfolk Island and Baradine amongst many others and worked for the Flying Doctor Service as well. He said there were still plenty of ...

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  11. Did you know pine trees can be used as food, medicine and survival equipment?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | NewsTarget.com

    ... important to note that some pine needles are poisonous -- be sure to avoid consuming the needles from the Norfolk Island Pine ( Araucaria heterophylla ), the Yew ( Taxus ) and the Ponderosa Pine ( Pinus ponderosa -- also known as Western Yellow ...

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  12. O3b: 'largest provider of satellite capacity in the Pacific'; total bandwidth reaches 5GbpsRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Digicel The most recent O3b launches have been confirmed this month by Norfolk Telecom, which is based on Norfolk Island, a self-governing territory situated halfway between Australia and New Zealand, and Palau National Communications Corporation ( ...

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  13. O3b adds key Pacific clientsRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Advanced-television.com

    ... to Australian mainland services. The O3b service is also a big benefit for the Tourism industry. With O3b, Norfolk Island offers visitors the same services and customer experience that is available in Australia. Similarly, the western Pacific island ...

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  14. The mining town like no otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Northern Territory News

    ... Nada. Nix. The most memorable thing I ever caught was my own hand - putting a hook through a finger off Norfolk Island, thus cutting short a charter which promised to reap a piscine bounty. To say I was jinxed was an understatement. Then I went out ...

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  15. Blood-thirsty tick stopped at Auckland AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The girl's mother spotted the tick on her five-year-old daughter's neck as they passed through Auckland Airport on Monday having just arrived from Norfolk Island, Ministry for Primary Industries northern border clearance manager Craig Hughes said. "It was having a good chomp on her shoulder, so they allowed an officer to remove it in our lab with sterilised tweezers.

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  16. Norfolk Island: Tales of the unexpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Crystal clear water, a creepy convict museum and super cheap Lego ... the young and the young-at-heart will be surprised at how diverse Norfolk Island is, writes Eli Orzessek. Norfolk Island is like a small country town that has been dropped in the middle of the ocean - it has its own unique culture and personality.

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  17. Going where few have ever goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... Mallett, and historian Dr Alice Garner, take in eight new locations including the Pilbara, Torres Strait, Norfolk Island, South Australia and the Bass Strait discovering the history, the science and the stories of its people. One place - an ...

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  18. New Year message from East Dunbartonshire Provost Una WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Kirkintilloch Today

    ... bearers. I was delighted to visit the athletes' village and exchange gifts with our second teams: Namibia and Norfolk Island. Another notable and proud event was hosting an Investiture where HM Lord Lieutenant of Dunbartonshire, Rear Admiral Michael ...

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  19. When is it New Year around the world? What to drink as the globe celebrates 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... after - New Year's Day arrives in the Garden State. Celebrate with Samoa at 5 a.m. Or mark the New Year with Norfolk Island at 7:30 a.m. Here's a list of the when to ring in the start of 2015 throughout the world on Eastern Standard Time (and a ...

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  20. Avery Hill Winter GardenRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Diamond Geezer

    ... voluminously so. In the centre, where Colonel North had a fountain, is a lofty araucaria excelsa, or Norfolk Island Pine. And even higher alongside is a Canary Island Palm, its fronds bursting out beneath the glass ceiling

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