Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oceania. (Page 2)

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  1. Tropical Winds Yield Late-July Record WarmthRead the original story

    58 min ago | Scoop

    A number of temperature records toppled across New Zealand over the weekend as tropical winds from New Caledonia and Vanuatu streamed over the country. Tropical Winds Yield Late-July Record Warmth A number of temperature records toppled across New Zealand over the weekend as tropical winds from New Caledonia and Vanuatu streamed over the country.

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  2. What hinders a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Border Mail

    LOW birthrates, two-income households and the digital revolution are threatening the stability of communities, a leading sociologist has told a large Beechworth audience BELONGING: Hugh Mackay with the Kerferd Oration medal presented by Ian Young, a descendent of judge George Kerferd. Picture: MARK JESSER LOW birthrates, two-income households and the digital revolution are threatening the stability of communities, a leading sociologist has told a large Beechworth audience.

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  3. Timaru teen returns from whirlwind Youth ParliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Timaru Herald

    A Timaru teen has just returned from a whirlwind trip to learn about the inner workings of New Zealand's government. More than 120 young New Zealanders were appointed as Youth MPs, while 17 others acted as Youth Press Gallery members.

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  4. Education agreement welcome boost, says ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    The signing of an education exchange agreement with Xiamen city in China is a welcome advance in helping boost Wellington's share of the international education market, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. Chief Executive John Milford said the city council-led agreement should result in further students coming to Wellington to study.

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  5. New Zealand First 23rd birthday celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    We have endured the capricious whims of some in the media who too often act not as watchdogs for our society, but as lap dogs for the government of the day. We are proud of our policies, our principles, and our unique record.

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  6. Minister rules out inquiry on iron oreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Developing northern Australia is crucial to pick up the economic slack as WA's mining boom fades, new Resources Minister Matt Canavan says. Senator Canavan has also ruled out holding an inquiry into iron ore pricing and is keen for the Federal Government to do more mapping of prospective deposits to be ready when resources prices recover.

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  7. The Oban fire brigade was forced to hitch after their Bedford fire truck "Big Bertha" broke down.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Southland Times

    It's an island paradise surrounded by national park and pristine waters. But for the volunteer fire fighters on Stewart Island, that paradise poses more than a few challenges.

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  8. No pets allowed: Rental restrictions see pets abandoned and families dividedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Emma Kiff does not want to have to give up her dog Zeus, but the alternative is living apart from her fiance. Emma Kiff is facing the reality of living apart from her fiance because of the "no pets allowed" restriction in most rentals.

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  9. Three disabled men sue Government for more than $100,000 eachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Three intellectually disabled men are suing the Government for over $100,000 each, alleging poor treatment while in the care of the state. Two district health boards, the Attorney-General, the Mental Health Review Tribunal, and the District Inspector are the defendants.

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  10. William Barnes Wins MastermindRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Tonight he went head to head against Auckland GP Julyan Lawry, Wellington Public Servant Jackie Owens and Dunedin ACC claims manager David Barnes. William scored an impressive 10 points from the first round by returning to his initial Specialist Subject of American History in the 1960s.

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  11. How Christchurch became the literary cradle of New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Peter Simpson, with a Colin McCahon work, one of the artists working in Christchurch during those golden inter-war years. Every country has its vortex, a moment when people come together in a time and place and everything is changed afterwards.

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  12. 'She was engaged for a long time': Friends of new Bachelor...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    'She was engaged for a long time': Friends of new Bachelor contestant Nikki Gogan are concerned she's not ready to move on from previous 12-year relationship with Richie Strahan She's the outgoing blonde who's said to be a hot favourite to win Richie Strahan's heart on The Bachelor. But friends of Western Australian real estate agent Nikki Gogan are concerned the 29-year-old isn't ready to move on from her previous relationship that ended just one year ago.

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  13. Inside the Rio Olympics athletes' villageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The head of the Australian delegation Kitty Chiller speaks during a press conference outside the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro. Photo / AP Images of exposed wiring, a fire device without hose and dirty floors have showcased why the Australian Olympic team have boycotted the athletes' village on the eve of the Rio Olympics.

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  14. Wild weather to end the School HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    This weekend has seen severe gales, heavy rain, thunderstorms, snow and huge waves batter parts of the country. This was due to a very strong and moist northwesterly flow ahead of an active front, which was then followed by strong, showery westerlies.

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  15. Low temperatures bring snow to mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Nelson Mail

    Rainbow Ski Area committee member Hamish Neill said there had been another 20 centimetres of snow at the skifield over the weekend. Neill said they were thankful the high winds came from a direction that didn't blow the fresh snow away.

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  16. Rabobank Best of the Country - 25th July 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Last week Jamie was on holiday but never fear, Dom Boy George is here to collate the best bits of the week that was. First up we have Jim Hopkins talking about coups, guns and trade deals .

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  17. Ask Away: What should I see along the Great Ocean Road?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    We are planning a road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide along the coast, taking 4 days/3 nights, and later returning from Adelaide, inland, taking 2 days/1 night. We would appreciate feedback on interesting places to stay and see on the way apart from the obvious tourist photo ops, preferably on or near the water along the coast and not too crowded.

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  18. Calls for crackdown after politicians' $144,000 taxpayer-funded tripRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Federal politicians are facing calls to urgently tighten overseas travel rules, after details of a $144,000 taxpayer-funded South American trip were revealed. Documents obtained under Freedom of Information list the famous attractions, five-star hotels and top restaurants on the two-week, country-hopping itinerary.

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  19. Auckland Baritone Benson Wilson wins 2016 Lexus Song QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    Benson Wilson of Auckland has been named Lexus Song Quest winner at the Grand Final Gala at the Auckland Town Hall tonight. Second place getter was Auckland Tenor Filipe Manu, in third place was Hamilton soprano Madison Nonoa, and Auckland Bass Baritone Tavis Gravatt was in fourth place.

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  20. New Zealanders' favourite reads are books that become moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    The power of movies impacts on New Zealanders favourite books as Whitcoulls today announce their Top 100 books List, and celebrate 20 years of polling New Zealanders about their best loved books. This year, voting was 17.5% higher than in 2015 with the popularity and ease of social media making it easier for the nation's readers to have their say.

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