Oceania Newswire (Page 13)

Oceania Newswire (Page 13)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oceania. (Page 13)

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  1. Tonga electricity tariff to increase on February 1Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Matangi Tonga

    The public is hereby notified that the Electricity Commission has approved the new power tariff of 85.14 seniti per unit to be effective from 1st February 2018. The new tariff rate is an increase of 3.94 seniti from the current power tariff of 81.20 seniti per unit, which became effective on 1st July 2017.

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  2. American star claims last-gasp victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    American sensation Tyler Erb capped an outstanding trip to Australia by winning a superb final round of the USA Late Model Invasion Tour at Albany's Attwell Park Speedway on Saturday night. A large crowd was dazzled by the bumper field of late models, which included five American drivers, but it was Erb who left a lasting impression as the youngster charged from fifth place to an amazing victory in the dying stages.

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  3. Ordination of new Catholic Bishop of Wollongong on February 22Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    New appointment: Father Brian Mascord has been named as the fifth Bishop of Wollongong by his Holy Father Pope Francis overnight. The ordination of Wollongong's new Catholic Bishop Brian Mascord will take place at WIN Entertainment Centre on February 22. With such a large number of people expected to attend the major event the doors will open an hour early at 6pm for a 7pm start.

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  4. Mental health review to look at services and equity of access - GovtRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Health Minister David Clark is set to reveal who will be leading the mental health review, and what its parameters will be. An inquiry into mental health will be led by former health and disability Commissioner Ron Paterson and will have a particular focus on equity of access to quality services, the Government has announced.

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  5. Victoria University of Wellington denies claims rent prices are...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    The University of Canterbury has noted an increase in the number of students applying from Wellington, but Victoria University says it is not losing students to the South Island institution. Cheap Christchurch rentals are drawing university students away from Wellington, the University of Canterbury has claimed to the chagrin of Victoria University.

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  6. Country Hour for Monday 22 January, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ABC News

    Premier Weatherill is on a tour of South Australia ahead of the election, and says his government is not ignoring rural SA despite comments last year, Teys Australia has unveiled plans for a green energy upgrade to their Naracoorte facility which has been brought forward to accommodate staff and cattle displaced by the Thomas Foods International Murray Bridge fire.

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  7. What the Shoalhaven thought of Australia Day in 1982Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | South Coast Register

    While this year's debate has focused on a possible change of date, in 1982 the dialogue was a little different. The Shoalhaven Historical Society has taken a trip through the Shoalhaven and Nowra News archives to see what Australia Day was all about 36 years ago.

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  8. The very hungry caterpillars are eating Timaru out of swan plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Timaru Herald

    Garden centres say they have no stock of the plant left because of an influx of caterpillars in the past fortnight that Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust spokeswoman Jacqui Knight has put down to a longer, wetter winter and fewer wasps. Meanwhile, Timaru woman Angela Wilson has even travelled to Woodbury to deliver starving caterpillars to a new home, with more plants.

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  9. The Latest: Elise Mertens into Australian Open semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SFGate

    Belgium's Elise Mertens waits to receive serve from Ukraine's Elina Svitolina during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Belgium's Elise Mertens waits to receive serve from Ukraine's Elina Svitolina during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

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  10. Details of death of mother-of-six giving birth revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'By the time she arrived at hospital she was critical': Father of mother-of-six reveals details of her 'mystery death' while giving birth - as dad to five of her children says the kids 'have lost their mum but haven't lost everything' A woman who mysteriously died after giving birth to her sixth child was already fighting for life when she was rushed to hospital, it has been revealed. Vicki Butler died in Ipswich Hospital, near Brisbane , at 6.20pm on December 27, just hours after her new son Leo Victor Butler Swan was born.

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  11. PNG: Australian investment vacuum being filled by ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Papua New Guinea Government says Australia has nothing to fear from increasing Chinese influence in that country and in the wider Pacific region. But in PNG, a former Australian colony, businesses and the government say it's clear that Australia will have to live with China's new role as a regional power.

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  12. Woman lucky to be alive after excavator bucket falls from truck on motorwayRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  13. New Zealanders to get rare glimpse of 'super blue blood moon eclipse'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    On January 31 a supermoon, a blue moon and a total lunar eclipse will occur simultaneously for the first time since 1866. Here's some bright moons snapped from New Zealand's sky since 2007.

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  14. Kiwi supermarkets to keep selling under-16s energy drinks despite UK banRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The question of whether kids should have access to energy drinks is being raised again after four UK supermarkets said they'd be restricting sales. Photo / Natalie Slade New Zealand's leading supermarkets won't be restricting the sale of energy drinks to under-16s after four major British chains announced they would be.

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  15. More asylum-seekers to leave remote Australian camps for U.S. resettlement: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    Another 58 asylum-seekers held in an Australian-run detention center on Papua New Guinea will leave on Tuesday for resettlement in the United States under a controversial refugee swap deal, a source familiar with the plan told Reuters. The asylum-seekers are the third and largest group to be given U.S. resettlement, ending a three-month hiatus in a transfer program that had been described by U.S. President Donald Trump as a "dumb" deal.

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  16. Takaka woman charged with drug-driving causing death is namedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    Alicia Fulcher will be back in court on February 19, after being charged with drug-affected driving causing death following a fatal crash on the Appleby highway. The Golden Bay woman charged with drug-affected driving causing the death of a young Canterbury man can now be named.

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  17. Pope's divine intervention lifts Australia U-19s into World Cup semisRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Australia Under-19 127 beat England U-19 96 by 31 runs In what was the match of the tournament thus far, Australia defended 128 in style in Queenstown to progress to the semi-finals of the Under-19 World Cup, leaving England shellshocked in the process. On an afternoon where both sides ensured the falling of wickets outpaced Queenstown's quota of morning and afternoon arrivals at the neighboring airstrip to Jon Davies Oval, it was Lloyd Pope 's legspin that ripped open the game for Australia.

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  18. Stars of Sweet Country embrace the WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    Actors Bryan Brown and Sam Neill star in Warwick Thornton's new film Sweet Country which brings the Western genre to Outback Australia. Veteran actors Sam Neill and Bryan Brown have recently fulfilled their boyhood dreams of being cast in a Western in Sweet Country, a new film made by Australian director Warwick Thornton, The film, shot around Alice Springs and set in 1929, tells the story of an Aboriginal farmhand who kills a white man in self-defence and then goes on the run across the Outback.

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  19. Former trustee pleads guilty to fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  20. New research suggests Australia and North America were once neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Researchers from the Earth Dynamics Research Group at Curtin University have uncovered compelling evidence that Australia and North America may have been linked roughly 1.6 billion years ago. Researchers from the university discovered rocks in Georgetown, 412 kilometres west of Cairns, that are similar to those found in modern-day Canada, suggesting that the continents may once have been connected.

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