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Local news for Wellington, New Zealand continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Sys-Con Media

Cheapflights.com Offers Rooms With a View

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day and International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend falls each year on the third full weekend of the month.

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Yesterday | Scoop

Road patrollers get orange fever for road safety

More than 1200 children, representing over half of Wellington's primary schools, will march through the city in the annual Orange Day street parade this Friday 1 August.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Dominion Post

$850m Transmission Gully project gets green light

A simulated drive-through starting at SH1 at Linden/Tawa and heading north around eastern Porirua to reconnect with SH1 at MacKays just north of Paekakariki.

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Scoop

New international arts residency has contemporary focus

South Australian artist Christian Thompson is the first recipient of one of the most ambitious international artist-in-residence programmes to be staged in New Zealand.

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Stuff.co.nz

Wave of patriotism sweeps nation

SPREAD THE NEWS: Prime Minister William Massey - in the middle of the picture, with white moustache - addresses thousands on the steps of Parliament as the country learns it has joined the looming world war.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Oil Prospectors Shift Back to Wealthy Lands

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-In this land of towering peaks and gurgling streams, Simon Bridges wants to be lord of the rigs.

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Dominion Post

Melbourne Cup comes to Wellington

The Melbourne Cup has come to New Zealand and Wellingtonians will have the chance to hold the coveted racing prize today.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dominion Post

Chamber blames tiny minority for flyover 'tragedy'

Wellington businesses say the Government might be better off accepting the Basin Reserve flyover's demise - so it can get cracking on an alternative plan instead.

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Southland Times

Airport runway to extend into Bay

Wellington Airport says the planned 300-metre extension of its runway is virtually assured of going south into Lyall Bay.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

International Business Times

New Zealand Finds Way to Combat Superbugs; Global Health Crisis a 'Man-Made Threat'

The battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria is far from over as scientists in Wellington, New Zealand continue their quest.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

New Zealand to take breather after another rate hike

New Zealand's central bank lifted interest rates for the fourth time this year on Thursday but signalled a pause in further tightening, sending the local currency to a six-week low.

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Wall Street Journal

Reserve Bank of New Zealand Raises Cash Rate to 3.5%

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-New Zealand on Thursday raised interest rates for the fourth time this year but signaled it wouldn't introduce further increases until the impact of the latest hike has been assessed.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

Insights into Kiwis' gym behaviours

A new survey by Canstar Blue has shown that nearly ninety per cent of Kiwi gym-goers engage in regular exercise as part of their commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

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Isle News

A Royal First Birthday - Commemorative First Day Cover

Jersey Post will issue a special Commemorative First Day Cover on Tuesday 22 July 2014 to celebrate His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge's first birthday.

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Daily Journal

Big milestone for Britain's little prince

This is a Wednesday Oct. 23, 2013 file photo showing Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, right, speaking with Prince William and Kate Duchess of Cambridge as they arrive with their son Prince George at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace London.

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ABC News

New Photos! Prince George Watches Butterflies with Will and Kate

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge pose for a photograph with their son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, surrounded by Lupo, the couple's cocker spaniel, and Tilly the retriever in the garden of the Middleton family home, Aug. 2013 in Bucklebury, Berkshire.

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Nothing To Do With Arbroath

Pedal power used to move entire contents of flat

A group of people have moved the entire contents of a flat, in pouring rain, using only push bikes.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

China Opens Door to New Zealand's a2 Milk

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-New Zealand dairy firms are gradually being allowed to sell baby formula in China again following a clampdown that saw hundreds of brands shut out of the market earlier this year.

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The Star Online

Happy first birthday, Prince George of Cambridge

Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with Prince George at an airport in Wellington, New Zealand in April.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Manawatu Standard

Snow, hail for lower North Island

Currently the New Zealand Transport Agency has a caution in place advising motorists travelling on the highway to take care, but warned the road might close later tonight.

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