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14 hrs ago | GPB.org

This One Is Worth Watching: New Zealand Retirees Join 'Happy' Meme

At this point, you've surely decided that you've watched more than enough Internet remakes of Pharrell's infectious anthem to felicity, "Happy."

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18 hrs ago | Mashable

Booty-Shaking Retirees Recreate Pharrell's 'Happy' Video

Sixty residents and staffers at the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch, New Zealand pulled together their collective dance skills to create their own tribute to Pharrell's infectious single.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Rubberband Boy to perform snappy act at Halifax buskers festival

With a diploma in clowning and a background in amateur theatre and comedy, he was hoping to create a performance that would be original, something audiences couldn't find anywhere else.

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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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Journal of Biochemistry

Crystal structure of truncated haemoglobin from an extremely thermophilic and acidophilic bacterium

Tel: A truncated haemoglobin has been identified in an acidophilic and thermophilic methanotroph Methylacidiphilium infernorum .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fermanagh Today

Tributes to Ulster-born NZ cleric

A statue of an angel held in place by supporting cables, stands amid the rubble of central Christchurch, New Zealand, as the clean up from the 2011 earthquake takes place The parents of tragic Anglican cleric Lynda Patterson said they have been inundated with support, as tributes continued to flow for their daughter.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Orion reports steady profit a " capex and debt set to rise

A sound financial performance by Christchurch-based electricity distribution company, Orion New Zealand Limited, is good news for the city and the rebuild.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Akaroa: Bank on visual treats

Banks Peninsula is the result of a 6-million-year-old volcanic tantrum which left a scenic legacy of steep hills, deep harbours and a frill of picturesque bays.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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UC research investigating the Antarctic identity

University of Canterbury PhD student Gabriela Roldan is investigating how five global cities including Christchurch are benefitting from their close Antarctic connections.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Horsetalk

Sixteen months jail for brothers who neglected horses

Two brothers who admitted ill-treatment of the horses they kept on a property near Christchurch, New Zealand, have been slapped with 16-month jail terms and a five-year ban on owning horses by District Court Judge Jane Farish.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Coup for Epic co-founder

The director of Christchurch's Epic innovation hub is looking to take the concept global, after receiving a prestigious United States government fellowship.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ballymena Today

Visitor from New Zealand is welcomed

New Zealand visitor Ruth England, whose father Harry Lorrimer emigrated to New Zealand from Ballymena in the 1930s signs the visitors book at a reception in the Mayor's Parlour hosted by Deputy Mayor of Ballymena Cllr Hubert Nicholl.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Mail

'Blood streaming from her head, vomit in her mouth, her dentures...

Mitt Romney will run for the White House in 2016 and will WIN, claims Utah congressman as former presidential hopeful enjoys a resurgence of support 'Blood streaming from her head, vomit in her mouth, her dentures tossed': New book reveals chilling details of vicious murder by 'lesbian' teens - and how one became bestselling detective novelist Ann ... (more)

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The New Zealand Herald

Pride of NZ: Raging river An incredible rescue

Bravery and Heroism category: Shane Andrews was riding to work across a bridge when a driver distracted by the swollen Waimakariri River crossed the centre line and knocked him into the river.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bournemouth Echo

Twin town: mayor of Christchurch meets New Zealand counterpart in first visit for 50 years

The Honourable Ms Lianne Dalziel, the Mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand, paid a visit to twin town Christchurch, Dorset, on a trip arranged by Christchurch Twinning Association on Friday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

NEWS.com.au

NZ dad of three dies in jet ski accident

NEW Zealand police have warned boaties to wear wetsuits in winter following the death of a man who fell into the ocean from a jet ski in North Canterbury.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: The Stella Adler Welcomes the Telling Tales of...

A short and sweet informative narrative directly from the mouths of earthquake survivors comes to fruition in Munted .

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Students Want What MPs Give (only) to Themselves

In the light of massive increases in the housing perk that was announced for Members of Parliament last week, students are calling attention to the fact that the support that many students get for housing costs has not increased in ten years.

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