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Wednesday | Stuff.co.nz

The Dark Horse launches international festival

Stuff sat down with Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston, stars of the new Kiwi film The Dark Horse, which is released nationwide on July 31. Kiwi actors Cliff Curtis and James Rolleston admit they developed a love for the game of chess while making their new film.

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Wednesday | Scoop

Questions and Answers - July 23

Prime Minister-Statements on Regional Development 1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE to the Prime Minister : Does he stand by all his statements on regional development; if so, is the real median weekly income for all people in the Gisborne/Hawke's Bay region, according to the New Zealand Income Survey, higher or lower now than when he took office? Rt Hon JOHN ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

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PQ 4. Regional Economies-Economic and Social Inequality

Volume:700;Page:5. Text is subject to correction.] 4. Hon DAVID PARKER to the Minister of Finance : Does he agree that there are growing gaps among the regions of New Zealand, making the economy and society increasingly unbalanced; if not, why not? Hon BILL ENGLISH : No, I do not agree with that.

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The New Zealand Herald

Cunliffe spells out plans for $200m regional boost

A Labour Government would pour as much as $200 million into projects like developing Opotiki Harbour, Dunedin's Hillside railway workshops, and reopening the mothballed Napier-Gisborne rail line in a bid to breathe life into regional economies.

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Mentor programme removes barriers for young drivers

A new driver mentor programme was launched in Christchurch today aimed at helping young learner drivers to get their restricted licence.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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National out of touch with the regions

John Key is out of touch with regional New Zealand if he believes tinkering with council regulations will restore opportunities to small towns, Labour Leader David Cunliffe says.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Growing urbana "rural divide demands urgency

The author of a book that has sparked a national debate about the urban-rural divide says the growing gap between New Zealand's regions is set to accelerate - unless we take urgent action.

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A fairer society where every child has enough to thrive

At the beginning of this year I stood on a windy Wellington foreshore, at the Greens annual picnic and I declared that inequality will be a defining issue this election.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Stars align for festival's opening night

James Rolleston, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Cliff Curtis arrive to view the world premiere of The Dark Horse.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Winter to tighten its grip

The cold southerly flow, which has chilled the country for the last few days, bringing clear skies for many western areas, but exposing eastern areas to rather volatile shower activity, weakens today as a narrow ridge of high pressure spreads over the South Island.

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The Otago Daily Times

Cool conditions cause delays on roads

Motorists are set to be heavily delayed today as freezing temperatures hit the road network in both the North and South Islands.

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The New Zealand Herald

New Cliff Curtis film Dark Horse at short odds

The new Cliff Curtis film launching the New Zealand International Film Festival is already a success ahead of the red carpet event in Auckland tonight.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Manawatu Standard

Policies focus on big cities

A new report has slated the state of the economy in Manawatu/Whanganui, with one of its authors suggesting some towns in the region should be abandoned.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Lester Binns: You can thrive in smaller centres

Lester Binns, founder and chief executive of mytax.co.nz says living in Nelson hasn't stopped him from building some successful businesses.

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The New Zealand Herald

Brave Kiwis happy, humble

Elliot Ikilei pulled a woman and her elderly parents to safety from a broken down car on the motorway last year.

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The New Zealand Herald

Labour tight-lipped about long-term plans for te reo in schools

All New Zealand schoolchildren would learn Maori under Labour's long-term plan for te reo, but it appears the party is loath to give the policy a high profile.

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NBR Newsroom

NZ buildings on global shortlist of world's best

Seven New Zealand buildings have been shortlisted in the 2014 World Architecture Festival, which will be held in Singapore from October 1-3.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

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Winston Peters Would Have Rail to the Moon

Responding to New Zealand First's transport policy announcement , of diverting $300 million from regional road projects to support Auckland's City Rail Link and the troubled Napier-Gisborne rail line, Taxpayers' Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says: "Taxpayers have paid enough for rail already.

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The Otago Daily Times

Shepherd makes tracks to France

Mr Reekers , a member of the Glenavy Young Farmers Club, and Mitchel Hoare , of Te Kuiti Young Farmers Club, will represent New Zealand at the final of the World Young Shepherds Challenge in Auvergne, France, in September.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ First proposes $300m swap from roads to rail

A $300 million cash swap from roads to railways is at the heart of New Zealand First's transport policy for the election, including restoring the Gisborne-Napier line, and looking at extending the Wellington line to Levin and into Wairarapa.

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