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2 hrs ago | Southland Times

Home fire bombed

UNDER INVESTIGATION: Emergency services were called to an address in Charwell Pl, Palmerston North, after a molotov cocktail was thrown at a house.

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7 hrs ago | Common Dreams

US Strike Killed Australian and New Zealander in Yemen

US drones or jets have killed an Australian and a dual national Australia-New Zealand citizens The governments of Australia and New Zealand have confirmed the deaths of two men in a US strike in Yemen, which took place last November.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Financial Services, Terrorism, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Everest avalanche: 6 dead, 9 missing

The last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Oceania, World News, Nepal, Asia

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Scoop

EDS secures victory for New Zealand's outstanding coasts

The Environmental Defence Society has welcomed the Supreme Court judgment on the King Salmon case as "an important victory for New Zealand's outstanding coasts."

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Yahoo!

New Zealand's Bays of plenty

New Zealand: never been there and never particularly wanted to go. However, my reason for holding such a view - that you have to cross Australia and then the Tasman Sea to get there - was not very sound.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Oceania, World News, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel, Dunedin, New Zealand Travel

The New Zealand Herald

Paul Morris: How are New Zealanders celebrating Easter?

Only fifty percent of New Zealanders reported themselves as 'Christian' in the 2013 census.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Oceania, World News, Good Friday

Dear Kitty

United States drones kill Australian, New Zealander in Yemen

The Australian reported yesterday that five people, including Australian citizen Christopher Harvard and dual Australian-New Zealand citizen Muslim bin John, were the victims of an extra-judicial killing by a US Predator drone in Yemen on November 19 last year.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Prison, Journalism,

The New Zealand Herald

George Armstrong: Why Christianity is its own worst enemy at Easter

Christianity faces the prospect of its own death through the death of its inadequately conceived Easter God.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Opinion

International Business Times

Former Cyclone Ita Brings Severe Weather to New Zealand; Floods and Power Cuts Hit Auckland

What remains of the former cyclone Ita has left New Zealand's Auckland flooded due to strong winds and torrential rain.

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Related Topix: Weather, Oceania, World News, Australia,

The New Zealand Herald

Activists fight climate change apathy

A new Auckland group, frustrated at media's coverage of climate change, is using artists to support activists and get the issue on the political agenda.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

KiwiSaver tax rates need fixing - savings lobby

New Zealand's tax system heavily penalises KiwiSaver while offering massive tax breaks to property investors and needs to change, says savings lobbyist the Financial Services Council.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Personal Finance, Retirement

TheCelebrityCafe

New Zealand pizza chain features real dead rabbits on billboard

A New Zealand pizza chain is getting some international attention for a billboard that uses real dead rabbits.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Marketing

Star 93.3

They are making up for the dates they missed

The band has unveiled their new itinerary, which starts at the Adelaide Oval on October 25th.

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WASH-FM

PHOTO: Lorde covers 'Teen Vogue'

It's "The Lorde Revolution," reads the May cover story of Teen Vogue , squaring the 17-year-old in red plaid, doused in innocence and mystery.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, Oceania, World News

NEWS.com.au

Aussie 'terror foot soldiers' killed

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell resigns over a bottle of wine. No surprises the internet reacts - and we've hand picked the funniest.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Terrorism

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Preston Citizen

William and Kate reach Australia

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare to cut the 'flower ribbon' when they officially open the Visitor's Centre at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand, during their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, World News, Australia, Sydney, Australia Travel

ABC News

New Zealand, Australian Men Killed in Yemen Strike

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key said Wednesday that a New Zealand man and an Australian man with links to terrorism were killed in November during a drone strike in Yemen.

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The Las Vegas Sun

New Zealander killed in Yemen anti-terror strike

Stephen Parker, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, confirmed the man was a joint citizen of New Zealand and Australia.

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The New Zealand Herald

Turners and Growers buys Apollo Apples

Turners & Growers, the fruit marketer controlled by Germany's BayWa, has agreed to buy Hawke's Bay-based Apollo Apples for as much as $44.1 million as it looks to meet growing global demand.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Paul Moon: Pre-election anti-Asian sentiment taints us all

New Zealand has a long and ignominious history of suspicion and hostility towards people of Asian descent which - as recent sneering comments about Chinese property investors reveal - has never quite disappeared.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

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