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5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

'Scar face' never returns rental cars

A WOMAN, with a distinctive facial scar, has a love of rental cars. She's not an business executive but a thief who never returns them.

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7 hrs ago | The Star Online

Australian actor Grant Bowler stars in 'Defiance'

Grant Bowler plays Joshua Nolan, the chief lawkeeper of Defiance, a town where humans and extraterrestrials have learned to co-exist.

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Related Topix: Blue Heelers, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Grant Bowler, UFO and Alien, New Zealand, World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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Methylglyoxal in Guidelines for Labelling Manuka Honey

New Zealand's Ministry for Primary Industries has acknowledged methylglyoxal as being an allowable claim in labelling manuka honey.

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InsideHoops

Steven Adams discusses representing his country in the U.S.

Along with some of New Zealand's other famous athletes, Adams spoke to a group of elite young athetes in Auckland, New Zealand, on Tuesday at the Powerade Breakthrough Academy.

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The New Zealand Herald

Young voters wooed with chance to party

Politics and young people aren't always the best mix but a competition offering a night with Tiki Taane and a fully catered house party, complete with hangover food and morning-after clean-up, is intended to change that.

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The New Zealand Herald

Warmer days numbered as front arrives

Aucklanders should enjoy the warm weather while it lasts, as today is the MetService's pick of the week before a front arrives.

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The New Zealand Herald

NBR rich list: Burger baron dining at top table

Burgers and Red Bull have propelled Josef Roberts on to the 2014 National Business Review Rich List with a $100 million fortune from introducing New Zealanders to the energy drink before switching attention to BurgerFuel.

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Daily Mail

Kiwi teen puts on make-up and dresses to recreate celeb photo shoots

Ebola fears spread to Asia as Hong Kong woman returning from Kenya shows virus' lethal symptoms hours after UK doctors are put on red alert NFL lineman is sued for 'giving ex-girlfriend herpes and telling her the red sores on his genitals were from a zipper accident' 'I'd just found out I was adopted': Woman reveals why she famously crawled through ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Lady Gaga, Pop/Rock, New Zealand, World News, Miley Cyrus

The New Zealand Herald

Departing MPs' memorable moments

National MP Shane Ardern drove a tractor up Parliament steps during the anti-fart tax protest by farmers in September, 2003.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Flavours from the Rock of Polynesia

Auckland, New Zealand -30 July 2014. Niue is full of surprises and possibly none less than its fantastic food scene, which draws on fresh local produce from the land and sea.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, New Zealand, World News, Niue, Oceania, Life, Food, Food Festival

The New Zealand Herald

Council invited developer to buy QEII Square, private papers reveal

The privatisation of Queen Elizabeth Square for a giant mall downtown in the CBD was initiated by Auckland Council last year, documents show.

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The New Zealand Herald

The Diary: Cairns rolls up sleeves to provide for family

Chris Cairns is being given a hard time by members of the public over the match-fixing allegations leveled against him, says good friend Dion Nash.

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Long-term Plan workshops continue

Auckland's elected members met yesterday for the fifth in a series of workshops to consider council priorities for the next 10 years.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Festival for the Future Celebrates Youthled Kiwi Innovation

The fourth annual Festival for the Future comes to Auckland for the first time. A vibrant event that celebrates Kiwi innovation, the festival showcases dynamic young people who will share their visions, experiences and initiatives.

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Khosla-Backed Rocket Lab Unveils Lightweight Launch Vehicle

Rocket Lab said Wednesday it's developing a relatively light, inexpensive launch vehicle capable of propelling smaller satellites into space.

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The New Zealand Herald

Aucklanders say cut staff - not services

Many Aucklanders believe the best way to deal with looming budget cuts by the Auckland Council is to reduce staff and salaries, according to the latest Herald -DigiPoll survey.

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The Age

Matt Todd misses out as All Blacks welcome back Carter

Back in black: Dan Carter has been named in a 31-man New Zealand squad for the Rugby Championship.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Concert review: Lexus Song Quest, Auckland Town Hall

Finalists in the Lexus Song Quest Left to right: Christian Thurston, Benson Wilson, Bianca Andrew, Oliver Sewell, Isabella Moore and seated at front, Edward Laurenson.

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Scotsman.com

Scottish Labrador litter may be largest ever

When Annie became pregnant vets thought she would have a litter of three to six puppies, but once she went into labour small bundles of fur just kept arriving.

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The New Zealand Herald

WWl: The first heroes

Today we start a special series about 100 New Zealanders who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War I. Here, Andrew Stone reports on five 'firsts' from the Great War.

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