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Wednesday Aug 27 | The New Zealand Herald

NZ@noon: Long-lost turtle returns

FLIPPERED FRIEND: Mason Playle, 4, and Elsie Papps, 3, are stoked to have Flippy the much loved turtle back.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Fluoridation debate drowned out by dirty tricks

Talk about bad timing. In a battle for the media -- and prime ministerial -- attention, the thumbs-up for water fluoridation from John Key's chief science adviser was always going to lose out to an expose on the past antics of Mr Key's dirty tricks team.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Hoax call and a 'magic tea party'

Stories making headlines around the regions today include: a hoax call to police with grave consequences and three friends taking 'socialising' to another level.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Southland Times

Tekapo beauty unique - developer

Lake Tekapo is seen in China as one of the most important places in the world to visit, according to the owner of a major hotel development planned for the town.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Southland Times

Tekapo beauty unique - developer

Lake Tekapo is seen in China as one of the most important places in the world to visit, according to the owner of a major hotel development planned for the town.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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GPs use mobile tech to support smoking cessation targets

GPs use mobile technology to support smoking cessation targets Practice-patient communications platform, TXT2Remind, allows GPs to take a proactive approach to smoking cessation support Auckland, 20 August 2014 - General Practice clinics around the country are using an innovative practice-patient messaging system to help identify the smoking status ... (more)

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CNN

Can one girl make a difference?

Not trained in web design, I made it my mission to teach myself how to build a website by watching videos on YouTube.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

'Creepy' burglars target pensioner

HORRIBLE EXPERIENCE: Ron Rush felt vulnerable after the burglaries and was grateful his best friend, Barry Taylor, travelled from Hamilton to support him.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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$2m initiative for healthier Wanganui families

Health Minister Tony Ryall today announced Te Oranganui has been selected to lead a $2 million anti-obesity initiative in Wanganui which will help families improve their health.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

My holidays: Yvonne Lorkin

Our honeymoon holiday, a week on Fiji's Plantation Island with our kids - then just four and six years old.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Policing right on track

Policewoman Jemara Mackie rode the train from Wanganui East to Castlecliff with locomotive engineer John Rumbal to look out for risky drivers.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Like a Boomerang, Chopper Returns

Back by CHOPULAR demand, our fave ex-con from across the ditch, Chopper, returns to NZ for a special limited 6 centre tour of his 2014 hit show REPEAT OFFENDER ! After a huge sell-out extended season in May-June this year, he's coming back to some of his favourite haunts - Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch - and giving some new towns a stab - ... (more)

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