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22 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

New Zealand Honey Rules Aim to Keep Producers Sweet

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-New Zealand is introducing new labels on honey jars, moving to prevent cheap honey shipped from the South Pacific nation being passed off as the premium mA nuka.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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Wellingtonian Continues Anzac Tradition in Queensland

Becoming a soldier was Private Jordan Aldridge's childhood dream come true but he never thought that it would entail dealing with a pack of dingoes, lizards and spiders.

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Dominion Post

Plunge pair have had icy practice

Katie and Josh Mort will be among dozens of brave Wellingtonians kicking off their winter woollies to take a mid- winter dip at The Petone Winter Carnival tomorrow.

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The New Zealand Herald

Taxing gains on property

NZIER's principal economist Shamubeel Eaqub wants capital gains tax collection on residential rental properties enforced more rigorously and has called for a more equitable system which doesn't inherently favour housing investment.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

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City Gallery celebrates 21 years in Civic Square

City Gallery Wellington's monthly 'open late' is set to be a very special one. On Thursday 7th August the gallery will be celebrating 21 years in its beautiful building, the former Wellington Public Library.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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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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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

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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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