Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

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

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  1. Shark attacks hit record high in 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | New York Post

    Sharks attacked people 98 times in 2015, a spike in unprovoked attacks that set a new record as human and shark populations rise, researchers found in an annual global tally released on Monday. Six people were killed by sharks, including a snorkeler in Hawaii.

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  2. Dance 4 Drought raises more than $5,000 for Aussie HelpersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    A youth committee from the mid-north coast of New South Wales has raised more than $5,000 for drought-affected farmers. Footprints in Ag is a group dedicated to ensuring the sustainability of the local show movement and has members from show societies from Gloucester to Coffs Harbour.

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  3. AFL talent searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wimmera Mail-Times

    Following the successful player academies set-up by northern AFL clubs, the league is rolling out a Victoria-wide academy program. Once those kids have been put through the program the Bulldogs would have similar discounts at the draft to those enjoyed by clubs who already have player academies.

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  4. Super Bowl 50: Why is New Zealand interested in the US's big game?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Super Bowl 2004: Jackson was performing the halftime show with Justin Timberlake, they sang, they danced, he grabbed her top and her boob came out. The world went nuts.

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  5. Navy Supporting Wellington City Mission with 'Fish & Ships'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Friday, 12 February the Royal New Zealand Navy ship HMNZS CANTERBURY will be the venue for a fish and chip lunch for 400 paying guests, with the proceeds going to help support the Wellington City Mission and others in the Greater Wellington region who are most in need. The lunch will largely be catered by Ruth Pretty Catering, and the event will feature entertainment from the RNZN Band.

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  6. Caves reveal Australia wasteland's secret pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    The presence of stalagmites and stalactites in caves beneath the Nullarbor show that the desert was wetter in the past A network of hidden caves has helped reveal the lush rainforests that thrived in one of Australia's harshest deserts between three and five million years ago. The iconic Nullarbor Plain is a vast expanse of desert straddling South and Western Australia, which receives less than 3cm of rain annually and is nearly entirely devoid of trees.

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  7. TPPA: Labour will not pull out of trade deal if Govt - Andrew LittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Labour leader Andrew Little said the party would fight "tooth and nail" for changes to the TPPA if it became Government. The Labour Party won't pull out of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement if it wins power, but would back itself to win changes on aspects it doesn't support, leader Andrew Little says.

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  8. Supermarkets see no need for food waste banRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    It was reported that some supermarkets had been pouring bleach over their food rubbish to stop people foraging in their bins. Matthew Luxon, of RubbishFree.co.nz, said a law change was needed in New Zealand, too.

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  9. Calls to ban kids on quad bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Mercury

    THE head of Australia Post Ahmed Fahour says the organisation needs to be given more government services in order to survive. THIS farmer broke the internet after filming hens roaming wild and free, attracting more than a million hits on YouTube.

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  10. No 'reciprocal change' likely following changes for Kiwis in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    There is no plan to reduce the entitlements of British people living in New Zealand in response to Kiwis in the United Kingdom being hit with a health surcharge. Prime Minister John Key this morning repeated his position that the UK changes were disappointing, but said New Zealand was unlikely to respond in kind.

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  11. Gerry Brownlee off to Europe to discuss IsisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee will leave for Europe today for a meeting of countries involved in the US-led coalition against Islamic State. Thursday's meeting in Brussels will discuss each country's respective response to Islamic State, and how the campaign will change in the next 12 months.

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  12. NZ considers increasing Zika aid to TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Australia has pledged $500,000 to help Tonga stop the spread of the virus. Tonga last week declared an outbreak, after five cases were confirmed and 259 suspected.

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  13. Australia say no Test backlash to 'mob rule' wicketRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Australian captain Steve Smith remained riled Tuesday over the "mob rule" dismissal in the final ODI against New Zealand but said the fallout would not spill over to upcoming Tests. Australia's Mitchell Marsh and Matthew Wade with Brendon McCullum of New Zealand await the umpires decision during the third one-day international cricket match on February 8, 2016 Smith said that while Mitchell Marsh was legitimately caught and bowled he should not have been given out because the umpires were reacting to crowd pressure.

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  14. Steve Smith: Brendon McCullum agrees with me over Mitchell Marsh dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    Australian cricket captain Steve Smith says Black Caps counterpart Brendon McCullum agrees with him that the process leading to the dismissal of Mitchell Marsh in the series-deciding ODI in Hamilton was wrong. Smith made the comment as he told gathered media on Tuesday the dismissal in Monday's match wasn't good for the game.

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  15. Florida No. 1 in shark attacks with 30 in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Florida No. 1 in shark attacks with 30 in 2015 Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including 30 in Florida alone.

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  16. Watch the disgusting moment a highly-venomous cannibal snake slowly ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Dave Wiedman from Toowoomba Snake Catchers 24/7 was called out to a house in a northern suburb of Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, at about 1am on Monday after residents had noticed there was a small-eyed snake in their garage. 'Once I saw it I noticed something strange.

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  17. Brisbane Roar don't want Western Sydney Wanderers points stripped after crowd troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Star Brisbane Roar striker Jamie Maclaren doesn't want to see A-League title rivals Western Sydney stripped of competition points as punishment for fan misbehaviour. The second-placed Roar, who sit equal on points with the Wanderers but behind on goal difference, would be the biggest beneficiaries if Football Federation Australia decide to take the unprecedented action against the club.

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  18. As Zika spreads, LDS Church emphasizing prevention for missionariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    While Mormon missionaries serve in countries where the Zika virus has cropped up, their church is emphasizing they protect themselves. The mosquito-borne virus so far is in the Americas, Somoa, American Samoa, Tonga and Cape Verde, and "it will be difficult to determine how the virus will spread over time," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

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  19. Aid urgently needed to help children in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    As the severity of ongoing drought in Ethiopia is exacerbated by the arid effects of 'super El NiA o', ChildFund New Zealand is appealing to more New Zealanders to contribute to their growing aid response. "ChildFund, with the help of New Zealand sponsors, has been responding to children and families in need of water and food assistance in Ethiopia following two consecutive seasons of failed rains," explains ChildFund New Zealand Chief Executive Paul Brown.

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  20. WA offers to take deportee children destined for Nauru WA has joined...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo!

    But the head of the Immigration Department warned the high-profile campaign by premiers, churches and refugee advocates that it undermines efforts to let them stay quietly. People with terminal illnesses are among those facing deportation and the department's secretary Michael Pezzullo told a Senate estimates hearing the first returns could be within days.

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