Oceania Newswire (Page 4)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oceania. (Page 4)

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  1. The city of Birmingham plans to bid for the 2026 Commonwealth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | This is Local London

    The city has joined Liverpool in aiming to become the first English city to host the Games since Manchester in 2002. The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, said: "Birmingham is a fantastic sporting city and we have proven ourselves to be warm, welcoming and friendly hosts to a number of international events in recent years.

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  2. Former high school rugby star Fletcher Smith bursts on to the national sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Fletcher Smith attempts to break a tackle during his team's 45-34 loss to Canterbury in Christchurch last weekend. With the help of a deadly accurate right foot, Otago No 10 Fletcher Smith is making a name for himself on the national rugby scene.

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  3. Finding Landcare's new adventurous tribeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    For 30 years, Landcare has proved itself as a way to unite city and country to help improve and protect Australia's environment. Now a new part of Landcare is uniting young and old as well.

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  4. Gold Coast Titans NRL star Jarryd Hayne to play in Fiji International golf eventRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Golf could be the next sport on Jarryd Hayne's list of dreams, with the Gold Coast fullback set to play in a pro-am event in Fiji in October. But this time NRL fans can likely rest easy as the code-hopper isn't believed to be considering a future in the sport - he's just playing as a VIP guest ahead of the Fiji International, as part of an ambassadorial role on October 5. The star will play alongside PGA Tour winner Steven Bowditch to help raise money for the Cyclone Winston recovery efforts, after more than 40 people were killed by the wild weather in the country earlier this year.

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  5. The WA Brekkie Blog | Friday, September 30, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Ararat Advertiser

    Good morning! Here are your headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. Scroll down and refresh for weather, road reports and more.

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  6. Kiwi trio The Koi Boys set to release debut album Meant to BeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Although the Gold Coast-based New Zealanders have been performing together since 2008, they shot to fame after their popular appearance on The Voice Australia. Their first album, Meant to Be , will be released on October 21 followed by a promotional trip later that month.

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  7. RPT-Australia names Lockheed Martin as weapons system provider for new submarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    Australia has selected U.S. defence company Lockheed Martin Corp as its preferred bidder to supply the combat system for its new $38 billion fleet of submarines, the country's defence industry minister said on Friday. Lockheed Martin beat out competition from U.S. rival Raytheon Co, which built the system for Australia's existing Collins-class submarines.

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  8. Mundine calls for grand final anthem boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Anthony Mundine has called on all players at this weekend's NRL and AFL grand finals to boycott the Australian national anthem. The former rugby league star turned boxer shared a video via social media urging people to make a stand at ANZ Stadium and the MCG in support of the indigenous community.

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  9. Ex-Qld MPs' travel costs taxpayers $300kRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's father Henry, a former state minister, racked up one of the biggest travel bills, spending $8779. Only former Labor MP Jon Sullivan spent more, with a bill of $9669.

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  10. Turnbull responds to Mundine protestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mercury

    AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has spoken out against Anthony Mundine's controversial call for NRL and AFL players to boycott the national anthem this weekend. Mundine on Thursday shared a video via social media urging people to make a stand at ANZ Stadium and the MCG in support of the indigenous community.

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  11. Nyrstar smelter hit by blackoutRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Smelting company Nyrstar has joined the growing list of major companies to suffer losses from South Australia's statewide blackout. The company says it expects its Port Pirie blast furnace to be out of action for up to 14 days at a cost of more than $5 million.

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  12. Gold Deal-Making Heating Up as Kirkland Swallows NewmarketRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A proposed merger between two Canada-based gold miners is the latest example of consolidation in an industry that remains under pressure to cut costs, even as stronger gold prices smooth the way for deal-making. On Thursday, Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. agreed to buy Newmarket Gold Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at C$1.01 billion , creating what the companies said will be a low-cost producer focused on Canada and Australia.

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  13. The 2014 Commonwealth Games were held in GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    The city has joined Liverpool in aiming to become the first English city to host the Games since Manchester in 2002. The leader of Birmingham City Council, John Clancy, said: "Birmingham is a fantastic sporting city and we have proven ourselves to be warm, welcoming and friendly hosts to a number of international events in recent years.

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  14. Action on stoats urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Kiwi researchers have just found a clever new way to use stoats' sniffing-power against them. Photo supplied to the New Zealand Herald by Patrick Garvey.

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  15. The many talents of Yassmin Abdel-Magied, an activist not afraid to cause a stirRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Age

    Yassmin Abdel-Magied is one of those people whose daily accomplishments flood you with guilt for all that time spent on the couch. At 25, she is already a certified mechanical engineer, activist, writer, television presenter, social justice warrior and former Queensland Young Australian of the Year.

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  16. Saving for a solid retirement isn't as hard as many KiwiSavers thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Many New Zealanders do not have a clear idea of how much they need to save to give them a solid income in retirement. In a Stuff KiwiSaver quiz, filled out by more than 3000 people, most people overestimated how much they would need to save to generate an income of $800 a week in retirement, including the pension.

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  17. Five strangers recognised for saving family seconds before fiery...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Murray Michie at the scene where he rescued a woman and her children from their burning SUV. Photo / Mark Mitchell A group of strangers who rescued a family trapped in a fiery crash seconds before the wrecked vehicle exploded have been honoured for their heroism.

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  18. 08032016. News. Photo: Supplied LetterboxRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southland Times

    TPPA presents us with a case of Trade Impunity, when Trade Agreements are not properly analysed and evaluated for who really benefits, and Trade Actors are not held to account by anyone. Pharmac, for example are living on a wish/hope that Big Pharma, , will use the process fairly, and encourages applicants to front up with their best offer.

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  19. NZ's time chairing the UN Security Council wraps up with one big regretRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    New Zealand's time chairing the Security Council has come to an end with one big regret and more shots fired at Russia. Not making any head-way on the humanitarian crisis in Syria is a "deep disappointment," said New Zealand's permanent representative to the United Nations, Gerard van Bohemen.

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  20. Hayne to participate in Fiji InternationalRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Update: 11:42AM JARRYD Hayne will be in the country next weekend as an ambassador for Fiji Airways to support the Fiji International golf tournament. Hayne will tee it up as a VIP guest in the official tournament pro-am at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course in Sigatoka before watching some of the best golfers in action from October 6-9.

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