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14 hrs ago | Scoop

Mana Supports the Silent Leaders Challenge

"Tomorrow I will be participating in a challenge to break the silence about hearing loss", said MANA Leader and Tai Tokerau MP, Hone Harawira.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

18 hrs ago | The Drinks Business

Villa Maria offers vineyard tours by app

New Zealand wine producer Villa Maria has launched what it claims is "the first comprehensive regional vineyard app", allowing users to take a virtual tour of its various sites.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, New Zealand, World News

22 hrs ago | Scoop

Questions and Answers a " July 31

Economic ProgrammeChallenges 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance : What has been the Governments main challenge in implementing its economic programme during this term of Parliament? Economic Programme-Challenges 1. JAMI-LEE ROSS to the Minister of Finance : What has been the Government's main challenge in implementing its economic ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

The Dark Horse: An instant Kiwi classic

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. Genesis Potini lived with a bi-polar disorder that saw him hospitalised many times, and he came from a family with strong gang affiliations.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Role in film a turning point

Former gang member and now actor Wayne Hapi and his daughter, Miracle Hapi , prepare for a private screening of a film, The Dark Horse, at Rialto Cinemas, Dunedin.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

My happy place: Anthony (Ant) Williams, lime producer

My happy place is my garden and orchard, which are near Havelock North in the Hawke's Bay.

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Stuff.co.nz

Strong performances in The Dark Horse

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. You know what they say - you wait ages for a decent Kiwi film to come along, and then four arrive at once.

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Related Topix: Boy, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Games, Chess

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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

Scoop

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

Scoop

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

Scoop

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

Scoop

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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