Oceania Newswire (Page 5)

Oceania Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oceania. (Page 5)

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  1. Sydney college football game: Rice Owls, Stanford Cardinal bring show to townRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Age

    Logistical challenges in American college football don't come any bigger than hauling two entire teams from the US to a city halfway around the world. When the Rice Owls and Stanford Cardinal square off at Allianz Stadium in Sydney next Sunday in the National Collegiate Athletic Association season opener, it'll conclude a journey 18 months in the making and mark one of the most significant days in the proud history of these two college football powerhouses.

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  2. UN experts say womens sexual and reproductive rights integral to...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Samoa has made huge strides forward in tackling a pervasive issue of gender-based violence, but much more remains to be done to tackle deeply rooted gender discrimination, a United Nations human rights expert panel has has concluded after their first official visit to the Pacific nation . "We welcome the adoption of laws that honour Samoa's constitution and international human rights obligations regarding discrimination against women and gender-based violence, in particular thecriminalization of domestic violence, the legal guarantee of employment equality, and the constitutional requirement for minimum quotas of women in parliament," said Kamala Chandrakirana, who currently heads the UN Working Group on discrimination against women.

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  3. Tony Winner Stuart Thompson, Producer & General Manager of More Than 70 Broadway Shows, Dies at 62Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Broadway

    Stuart Thompson, a prolific theatrical producer and manager whose Stuart Thompson Productions brought some of the greatest works of theater to the Broadway stage over the last 20 years - including Proof, The Book of Mormon and Curious Incident - died at his home in New York on the evening of August 17 at age 62. The cause of death was complications from esophageal cancer. Stuart James Thompson was born in Sydney on July 8, 1955 to Rosamund A. Thompson and J. H. Barrington Thompson and grew up in Adelaide before studying drama at Flinders University and working in arts administration in Australia.

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  4. Kaleigh Riehl Brings Comforting Presence to Penn State Women's Soccer's DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

    The Penn State women's soccer team can breathe a sigh of relief. Kaleigh Riehl is back in the starting lineup.

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  5. Stuart Thompson Dies: 'Proof', 'On Golden Pond' Broadway Producer Was 62Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Deadline

    Stuart Thompson , the prolific theatrical producer and manager behind such landmark stage productions as On Golden Pond , Proof and The Book of Mormon , died Thursday of complications from esophageal cancer at his home in New York. He was 62. Thompson's death was confirmed by his husband Joe Baker.

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  6. Pye Group named Supreme Winner at South Canterbury Business Excellence AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Timaru Herald

    South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce chief executive Wendy Smith said the Business Excellence Award finalists were named from a field of 74 "diverse entries". A family-owned regional agricultural business scooped the top award at the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards on Friday night.

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  7. Tracey Spicer, Clementine Ford part of Wollongong Writers FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Romance novels, poetry, memoirs, issues-based non-fiction, children's books, whatever genre you like to read it's covered in the Wollongong Writers Festival. The full program was unveiled on Friday with events free and ticketed events beginning in September in the lead up to the main event over November 25 and 26. The line-up also features a range of well-known and award-winning authors and presenters such as Clementine Ford, Ellen van Neerven, Fiona Wright, Tracey Spicer and Caroline Baum, and adventurers Tim Cope and Huw Kingston.

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  8. Explosive poles and other happenings in Nelson's election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    OPINION: I'm sitting by the phone waiting for Patrick's call. He's Paddy to most.

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  9. Nuclear medicine production in Australia at risk if dump site can't be foundRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia may have to stop producing nuclear medicine if it cannot find a central site to dump all of the radioactive rubbish made in the process in the next decade. Radioactive waste is currently stored in about 100 different sites across Australia, including at universities, hospitals, government departments and the CSIRO.

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  10. We should celebrate Australia Day, just not on January 26Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    It's understandable that some Australians' backs are put up by the suggestion that by celebrating Australia Day on January 26, they are celebrating invasion, dispossession and genocide. These Australians will think, that's not what Australia Day means to me, and so they'll resist the call to change the date.

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  11. Theatrical Producer and Manager Stuart Thompson Has Passed AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Stuart Thompson , a prolific theatrical producer and manager who brought plays by some of America's greatest contemporary playwrights as well as many of London's most prestigious productions to the Broadway stage over the last twenty years, died at his home in New York on the evening of Thursday, August 17, 2017 Winner of 6 Tony Awards, Stuart Thompson , a much-loved gentleman of the theatre who partnered with many of the world's greatest theatrical institutions as well as the leading commercial producers on Broadway, produced or managed over 70 Broadway and West End productions. Stuart James Thompson was born in Sydney and grew up in Adelaide before studying drama at Flinders University and working in arts administration in Australia.

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  12. Inside Pippa Middleton's Life Three Months After She Married James MatthewsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | E! Online

    The British socialite and hedge fund manager gathered their closest family and friends on May 20, 2017 for a wedding ceremony fit for royalty. The fairy tale festivities were held at St. Mark's Church in Englefield, Berkshire and saw appearances from sister Kate Middleton and Prince William , as well as Prince Harry , girlfriend Meghan Markle and more.

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  13. Pero Cameron to be inducted into FIBA Hall of FameRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. The black hole where PNG's anti-graft efforts disappearRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Asopa People

    WHEN a commission of inquiry is announced in Papua New Guinea, it's often a sign that little will be done about the problem or issue at the heart of it. Anyone recall the commissions of inquiry into the Tumbi landslide disaster, misdealings within the Finance Department, the fraudulent Special Agricultural Business Leases or the Rabaul Queen ferry sinking? Some of these inquiries were convened and even made it to the final report stage, but typically they took a long time and few if any of their recommendations were ever acted on.

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  15. Cowardly, barbaric actRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    "Revolting", "cowardly", and "barbaric" are some of the words leaders worldwide have used to describe the attack in Barcelona that killed 13 people. At least 100 others were wounded when a white van ploughed into a crowd in one of the Spanish city's busiest tourist districts.

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  16. Keeping their cultural identity alive in a new countryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Timaru Herald

    The South Canterbury Indian Cultural Society was named the winner of the arts and culture award at the recent 2017 Trustpower Timaru District Community Awards for the group's efforts to share its cultural celebrations with the wider community. This week reporter Rachael Comer was welcomed into the homes of two Timaru Indian families who shared their stories of keeping their culture alive while living thousands of kilometres away from their homeland.

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  17. Homeless being 'dumped' in Kaeo: PrincipalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

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  18. Former Wallabies captain John Eales finds the heart of the haka he ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Former Wallabies captain John Eales visits New Zealand with Buck Shelford to get to grips with the meaning of the All Blacks' Ka Mate haka. While the likes of Zinzan Brooke, Michael Jones, Jonah Lomu and Andrew Mehrtens formed up in the centre of the pitch for Ka Mate , Eales' team continued warming at a windy, wet Athletic Park, Wellington.

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  19. Burqa stunt failed to stir anti-Muslim sentiments in Australian SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Perhaps taking cue from the Trump-fomented rising tide of ultra-rightists, Neo-Nazis and white supremacist s, Australia's right-wing One Nation party leader Pauline Hanson Thursday staged a burqa stunt to stir anti-Muslim sentiments. Pauline Hanson Thursday appeared in the Australian Senate clad in 'burqa' but drew rebuke from the Attorney General George Brandis, who said: "Senator Hanson, I'm not going to pretend to ignore the stunt that you have tried to pull today by arriving in the chamber dressed in a burqa when we all know you are not an adherent of the Islamic faith.

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  20. 2017 World Trotting Conference continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Following Friday's World Driving Championship Final, the World Trotting Conference will resume for its final sessions on Saturday, followed by the closing ceremonies. On Thursday, Angel Suarez of Red Circle, an American marketing agency serving a racing and gaming-industry clientele, suggested ways in which tracks can bring traffic to their websites, and customers to their grandstands and simulcast signals.

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