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36 min ago | International Business Times

New Zealand Finds Way to Combat Superbugs; Global Health Crisis a 'Man-Made Threat'

The battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria is far from over as scientists in Wellington, New Zealand continue their quest.

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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Ticks, crosses for school pass rates

The number of young school children achieving or bettering the national standard in reading and writing has fallen in many regions.

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7 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

New environmental regs mean big changes

BIG TASK: Work has begun on the giant Central Plains Water project that will eventually water 60,000ha of Canterbury farmland between the Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers.

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11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Mac and Ron put accent on spelling

Te Ngaronoa Mahanga and Te Karehana Gardiner-Toi will hand out sausages to people who answer questions about the macron.

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16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Kindies ahead of Greens on free places for 2-Y-Os

Dan and Angela Chittenden say their 3-year-old son Hudson is learning fast at Peachgrove Kindergarten.

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20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

South Island platinum tender awarded

New Zealand's mineral sector contributes $1 billion to the economy, minister of energy and resources Simon Bridges says.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

New Zealand to take breather after another rate hike

New Zealand's central bank lifted interest rates for the fourth time this year on Thursday but signalled a pause in further tightening, sending the local currency to a six-week low.

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The New Zealand Herald

Landmark Ngai Tuhoe settlement passes reading

Ngai Tuhoe will take the lead role in the future of their homeland, including Te Urewera, under a landmark settlement that includes a Crown apology for wrongful killings, illegal land grabs, and scorched earth warfare - recognised as some of the worst atrocities in New Zealand history.

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Southland Times

SBS Bank in good shape

The outgoing chief executive leaves SBS in good health, after a near-record profit of $22 million for the 2014 financial year.

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Wall Street Journal

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Raises Cash Rate to 3.5%

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-New Zealand on Thursday raised interest rates for the fourth time this year but signaled it wouldn't introduce further increases until the impact of the latest hike has been assessed.

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Sunherald.com

University of Tulsa track teams net honors

Silva, a freshman from Toronto majoring in exercise science, ended the school year with a 3.97 GPA.

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Stuff.co.nz

Joe Hockey's learning experience in NZ

His grandmother was born a Kiwi, he's packed down in the front row of an All Blacks scrum of sorts, and he considers New Zealanders ''family''.

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New Zealander Glenn Sutton finishes world's toughest race

"It hasn't really sunk in yet - I've had highs, lows, angry times, happy times - every emotion there is," offers Dunedin runner Glenn Sutton from the finish line of the Badwater 135 at Whitney Portal, near Lone Pine, California.

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New Zealand Post Book Awards Finalists Announced

The quintessential New Zealand character comes to the fore in the finalists for the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014, announced today.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Nerve News

Musicologist Mohan Nadkarni dies in New Zealand

Mohan Nadkarni, a renowned Indian musicologist, died in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday following a brief illness, his son Dev said.

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Stuff.co.nz

The little film that could

Max Currie grew up in Palmerston North, he went to Awatapu College and was a paperboy for the Manawatu Standard.

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The New Zealand Herald

Busting the bed-time myths

Studies show that compared to individuals who get eight hours' sleep, those who get less than seven hours' sleep a night have slower reaction times, are unco-ordinated, are less creative, make poorer decisions, have poor moods and don't get on as well with others.

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Southland Times

Quake refugee's career takes off

ON SONG: Soprano Rebecca Nelson has come a long way since busking on Nelson's Trafalgar St after leaving quake-ravaged Christchurch.

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Related Topix: World News, Nelson, NH, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oceania

The New Zealand Herald

Bledisloe banter, then talks on ex-pat Kiwis' rights

The banter for the media was about the Bledisloe Cup and Christchurch's recovery when Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was welcomed to the Beehive by Prime Minister John Key and Finance Minister Bill English this morning, but the rights of Kiwis in Australia will be on the agenda in behind closed doors discussions.

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Manawatu Evening Standard

Plane has long flight home

BIG FEAT: Tekapo man David Murray stands with the 1959 Piper Pacer he flew across the Tasman Sea.

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