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Three die in horror start to Easter

UPDATE Saturday 8.10am: Three young men died on WA country roads in just nine hours as WA recorded one of its most horrific starts to Easter.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Minister Reverses His Position Over Gisborne Rail Link

Answers given in Parliament today suggest Minister for Transport Gerry Brownlee has reversed his decision on the mothballed Gisborne-Napier railway, says New Zealand First.

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The New Zealand Herald

Actor defends horse carriages

Auckland's Tamaki Drive has been closed due to flooding and thousands are without power as gales and torrential rain batter the upper North Island.

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Southland Times

Pruners intimidating

Seddon - once a bustling rural village with a resident GP, Policeman and several rural supply stores.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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FOMA welcomes 'A great fillip for Maori agri-business'

The Federation of Maori Authorities is welcoming the announcement that agri-business projects it put forward on behalf of its membership and Maori farmers have been awarded grants from the Sustainable Farming Fund this year.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Rollout of faster broadband to remote East Cape schools

All twelve rural schools in remote locations around Gisborne and Wairoa now have faster broadband, as a result of the Government's broadband initiatives, Communications and Information Technology Minister Amy Adams announced today.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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$2.1 million boost for MA ori in the Primary Industries

Five projects worth over 2.1 million will add further value to increasing the productivity of MA ori primary sector assets.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Do It Yourself, Minister Tells Hawkea s Bay

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee told Parliament today that if Hawke's Bay ratepayers are so sure the Gisborne to Napier rail link is so good they should restore it themselves.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

International Business Times

Severe Weather Warnings Dampen Royal Tour in New Zealand, Heavy Rains May Cause Surface Floods

Members of the Royal New Zealand Airforce and the royal household carry luggage from the royal plane after arriving in Wellington April 7, 2014.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Korea Herald

[Weekender] Korean firms expand investment in overseas forest development

A growing number of Korean companies are beginning to invest in tree-planting projects overseas as prices for wood in the global market have continued to rise.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Coastal expert to give lecture at University of Canterbury

An international expert on coastal flooding will give a public lecture at the University of Canterbury next week about the impact of sea level rise in cities and urban areas such as Christchurch.

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Sea Disturbed on New Zealand Coast

As expected, the tsunami generated by yesterday's magnitude 8.2 earthquake centred off the coast of Tarapaca, Chile resulted in minor disturbance of the sea in some New Zealand coastal areas.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ houses on China's top-10 list

Search statistics show Chinese are keen to buy Kiwi homes ... and they don't have to be in the big cities.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

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2014 Gisborne Vintage Report

Last year was "the vintage of a lifetime" for Gisborne wines. This vintage is shaping up to be equally exceptional.

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Blades veteran Dobbs hones in on new World Champs bid

May has all-but been confirmed after the top two blades shearing hopes finished first and second at the Oxford A and P Show in North Canterbury on Saturday.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Otago economy still making gains

Otago's contribution to New Zealand's gross domestic product has declined, overshadowed by heat in the economies of Auckland and Canterbury, but it still made gains where eight other areas did not.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

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Regions hollowed out under National

The latest regional GDP data from Statistics New Zealand shows the regions are being hollowed out under National, Labour Leader and Regional Development spokesperson David Cunliffe says.

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Auckland and Canterbury lead regional GDP increase

In the year ended March 2013, Auckland and Canterbury had the largest increases in gross domestic product by region, Statistics New Zealand said today.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Exhibition six years in making

Gisborne artists Simon Lardelli and Drew Hill present the raw material of pallets they use to create the wooden and plexiglass sculptures seen on the walls of Toi o Tahuna Gallery.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

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Submissions close for East Coast erosion project

Associate Primary Industries Minister Jo Goodhew says that public consultation on proposed operational changes to the East Coast Forestry Project has now ended.

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