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News on Oceania continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Anti-poverty group urges G20 to tackle corruption

Anti-poverty organization ONE is urging leaders of the 20 largest economies to act decisively at an annual summit in November against money laundering, bribery, tax evasion and corruption which it estimates costs the world's poorest countries more than $1 trillion a year.

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4 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

U.N. chief goes for sail aboard Hokule'a

Nainoa Thompson, left, held the "Promise to Ka Pae'aina" pledge as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon signed it, joining those who commit to be better environmental stewards to the world's resources.

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Related Topix: Samoa, World News, Hawaii, Hawaii Government

8 hrs ago | Fox News

Geckos sent into space to have sex come back to Earth ... frozen to death

In this photo released by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a New Caledonian crested gecko uses his tongue to moisten his eye at "The World of Reptiles" in New York City's Bronx Zoo, Sept.

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Related Topix: Wildlife Conservation Society, Charitable Organizations, New Caledonia, World News, The World of, Alternative-Rock

11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Rogue eyes Oz after Hancocks deal

A deal with liquor distributor Hancocks is just the tonic Auckland-based Rogue Society Gin needs as it eyes expansion to Australia, says co-founder Daniel McLaughlin.

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15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

500 asylum seeker support staff to go

In a leaked email to all staff, obtained by Australian Associated Press, Red Cross chief executive Robert Tickner shared the "deeply disappointing" news.

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19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

WA man in Indonesia court over fatal crash

An Australian man has arrived at an Indonesian court to face charges of causing a motorbike crash that killed a local woman.

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19 hrs ago | The Age

Mining tax? Good riddance

At last one of history's most idiotic pieces of legislation, the Minerals Resource Rent Tax, has found a use.

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

19 hrs ago | Canberra Times

John Howard curates exhibition on Robert Menzies at Old Parliament House

The hand-held Kodak camera used by home movie enthusiast Sir Robert Menzies will be the first item seen by visitors to a new exhibition at Old Parliament House.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Australia, World News

23 hrs ago | The Republic

Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother in another case that casts a harsh light on Thailand's beleaguered surrogacy industry.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Timaru office evacuated after threat

The Community Link building on Beswick St houses offices for Work and Income, ACC, Child Youth and Family, Housing New Zealand and Inland Revenue and is closed for the rest of the day.

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Fiji Times

Family seeks answers over murder

Apart from visiting her parents and siblings, she had also planned to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, with them after two years.

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The Age

Melbourne leads winter house price surge

Capital city housing markets had their best winter since just before the run-up to the global financial crisis, according to figures released on Monday by RP Data.

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The Age

Despite the August rain, another active fire season threatens

Above-average temperatures and rain deficits mean Australia's main population centres can expect a more active bushfire season this summer than usual.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather, Meteorology, Science

ABC News

Tony Abbott labels Islamic State a 'death cult'

MARK COLVIN: Australian planes will be flying guns and ammunition into Iraq within days.

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Stuff.co.nz

Ashburton shooting disturbing: Key

Prime Minister John Key has offered his "sincere condolences" to the families of the two people shot dead at the Ashburton Work and Income office, as well as the staff on site at the time.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

West Australian

House prices - strongest winter in 7 years

The RP Data CoreLogic Hedonic home value index of Australian capital city dwelling prices rose by 1.1 per cent in August, RP data said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Australia, World News

Manawatu Evening Standard

Boy's death linked to father's brain tumour

A father's brain tumour may have contributed to an accident in which his nine-year-old son drowned, a coroner has found.

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The New Zealand Herald

Celebrity chef Todd English charged with DWI in NY

Former SFO boss Adam Feeley says he would not have briefed ministers on investigations if he had had any suspicion that information was being leaked to others.

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Waikato Times

Silence the killer - teen suicide

Maori and Pakeha, young and old, gathered at Rukumoana Marae near Morrinsville on Saturday for a Green Ribbon event to discuss issues related to teen suicide.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Family, Teenagers

The New Zealand Herald

Pacific Island paradise found

There are options to suit all budgets - whether you're cost-conscious or looking to splurge.

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Related Topix: Cook Islands, World News, Travel

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