Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

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

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  1. O'Reilly family chalks up more success in Kurow CupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Jerry Garcia, far right, wins from Canardly Lover, green shadow roll, and Nikola, No 13, in the Kurow Cup at Oamaru on Sunday. The Rakaia horseman, Leo O'Reilly extended a family record when he trained and drove Jerry Garcia to win the Kurow Cup at Oamaru on Sunday.

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  2. Region's business festival kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    Treasurer Tim Pallas said the festival was designed for those interested in starting, shaping and developing new or existing small businesses. The festival also features a tour by media personality and co- founder of Red Balloon Naomi Simson who will be in Warrnambool on August 25. South-west events this week include visits to Terang, Warrnambool, Port Fairy and Portland by the Small Business Bus which offers advice from a business mentor.

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  3. Joseph Parker set to fight another KiwiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Joseph Parker's next opponent is likely to be Australia-based New Zealander Kali Meehan following his first-round demolition of Bowie Tupou. Parker's promoters Duco were tightlipped in the aftermath of his impressive knockout of Tongan-Australian Tupou after 63 seconds at Invercargill's Stadium Southland last night, with David Higgins saying only that the bout in Auckland on October 15 would pit Parker against a "very seasoned, big man, who has boxed a lot of rounds".

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  4. Kali Meehan agrees to fight Joseph Parker but fight yet to be signed offRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Shane Cameron, left, fought the good fight but could not land a knock-out blow on Kali Meehan when they met last year. Kali Meehan has agreed to fight Joseph Parker in Auckland on October 15 but contract obligations have the potential to threaten the headline Kiwi match up.

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  5. Rockquest disappointment for Marlborough musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Marlborough Express

    Aidan Quinn-Brereton, 18, performs as solo act Kodum at the Marlborough Smokefree Rockquest contest in Blenheim earlier this year. Marlborough's only contender for the grand final of the 2015 Smokefree Rockquest has not made the cut, but there is still hope through the People's Choice award.

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  6. Paradise couple priced out of AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Marlborough Express

    The couple lived there for a combined 54 years but it was akin to living in a "gilded cage", Matthew Muir said. "It's a beautiful environment like the south of France.

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  7. From pain comes gain for PhebeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Border Mail

    EXTRA SUPPORT: Bright physiotherapist Phebe Corey, formerly of Albury, hopes the public will vote for her in a national competition for young women. Picture: MARK JESSER THE wish to reduce her mother's pain led a Bright physiotherapist into first a new business and now the finals of a national competition.

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  8. Australians rally in support of booed indigenous AFL playerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Australians have rallied behind one of the country's most high-profile indigenous players after he was persistently booed at games, showing their support at football stadiums and on social media with #IStandWithAdam. The jeers during matches involving Sydney Swans' Australian Rules football star Adam Goodes have sparked accusations of racism, with the former Australian of the Year taking an indefinite break from playing amid the controversy.

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  9. Joseph Parker to fight in New Zealand even if he becomes heavyweight championRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Joseph Parker will continue to fight in New Zealand even if he becomes heavyweight champion of the world, his promoters say. The win should push Parker even closer to a top-five world ranking as his team positions him for a world title shot in the next 18 months to two years.

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  10. U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-West ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

    The congressman who represents Northern Kentucky's Fourth Congressional District is one of three who have signed on to a resolution to boot Boehner from the speaker's chair. NKY's Massie leading the charge to oust Boehner The congressman who represents Northern Kentucky's Fourth Congressional District is one of three who have signed on to a resolution to boot Boehner from the speaker's chair.

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  11. Million-dollar opal to go on display at SA exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    The finest opal ever unearthed will be publicly displayed for the first time at the South Australian Museum in Adelaide as part of an exhibition created to celebrate this year's centenary of opal mining in Australia. Museum director Brian Oldman said the museum had gathered some of the most unique and fascinating opals from around the world to complement its own collection.

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  12. Slow starts cost Canberra SEABL sides in Brisbane defeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Canberra Gunners again paid for yet another slow start in Saturday's 102-80 South-East Australian Basketball League road loss to Brisbane Spartans. Despite another big game from Ben Allen , the Gunners gave themselves too much work to do after being outscored 54-31 in the first half.

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  13. PM must tell Bishop to resign:ShortenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    According to Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, the prime minister is more afraid of Bronwyn Bishop than he is of Australian voters, allowing the scandal over the Speaker's extravagant travel expense claims to paralyse the government. "Mr Abbott has to show some courage and say to Bronwyn Bishop, you must resign.

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  14. Queensland rattled by eight earthquakes in three daysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ABC News

    Eight earthquakes have been detected in Queensland since Thursday, with Saturday's magnitude-5.7 event alone packing as much force as 15 atomic bombs, a senior seismologist says. Geoscience Australia senior duty seismologist Dan Jaksa said three of the quakes, which all occurred in an area about 120 kilometres east of Fraser Island, registered magnitude-5 or above.

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  15. 'There's nothing racist about it'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    NZ First leader Winston Peters has defended embattled Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga - saying he is partly qualified for the job because he is Samoan. Mr Peters made the comments after his keynote speech at the NZ First conference in Rotorua, in which he returned to well-trodden ground by taking aim at current levels of immigration.

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  16. Lotu-Iiga qualified to be in charge of prisons, because he's Polynesion - PetersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    NZ First leader Winston Peters says Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga is best placed to be in charge of the prison population because he is Polynesian. It followed an attack on Cabinet Minister Anne Tolley who he said was unqualified to be education minister, a role she held until last year.

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  17. Time for truth: Life isn't fairRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    For Malaysia and Cuba it was a good week, locked for the moment in the embrace of The Superpower, and off the hook for human trafficking. Rewards favoured the member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for higher drug prices and the worst human rights violator in the entire Western Hemisphere.

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  18. Spy: Bachelorette Alysha Brown leads charity walkRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Bachelorette Alysha Brown with her dog which she will be walking up One Tree Hill as part of a charity event. Photo / SUppleid Alysha Brown, the Invercargill high school teacher who Bachelor Art Green reduced to tears, is throwing her support behind the Assistance Dogs New Zealand Trust, which provides assistance dogs to children and people with multiple disabilities.

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  19. Voices from Gallipoli at the ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    THE National Archives of Australia has collaborated with the State Library of NSW to bring some of the personal observations of these soldiers from Gallipoli to Canberra. Handwritten diaries and letters from the State Library formed the basis of an exhibition "Life Interrupted: Personal Diaries from World War I," curated and presented by the library in Sydney during July 2014.

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  20. Kiwi misses out on jail release as 7000 prisoners freedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A New Zealander jailed for insulting religion in Myanmar is still behind bars despite nearly 7000 prisoners being freed for a holiday amnesty this week. Philip Blackwood, from Wellington, and two Myanmar locals were charged in December over an online ad which featured a picture of Buddha wearing DJ headphones.

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