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2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Hockey hints at helping Kiwis in Australia

AUSTRALIAN Treasurer Joe Hockey is going to "have a look" at some of the welfare issues facings Kiwis living in Australia.

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6 hrs ago | Falkirk Herald

Games at fault for Polmont phone delays

Director Carole Brown was stunned to be told the delay in providing a phone line to her new premises was due to the Commonwealth Games.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Record

A 1.5m Strathyre cycle track opens

An off-road cycling and walking path - measuring 3.5 kilometres and costing A 1.5m - was officially opened on Friday.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunday Herald

On the make a in a van called Rhubarb

Vana Coleman and Fi Scott toured Scotland in a VW Campervan visiting manufacturers including weavers Peter Greig & Co in Kirkcaldy.

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The New Zealand Herald

High-yield Parnell investment up for grabs

A six-level office and retail building with 22 tenants extending over two streets on a high-profile Parnell leasehold site is for sale for $4.6 million offering about twice the average yield for the area - and with opportunity to expand.

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Southland Times

Dean a brilliant preacher

Lynda Patterson clung to the hope that a start would be made on a new cathedral for Christchurch within her second 10 years in the city.

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Scoop

Standing ovation from Embassy audience for NZ premiere at film festival

Wellington.Scoop The 43rd Wellington Film Festival began tonight with the premiere of a strongly moving new New Zealand film - The Dark Horse - with a standing ovation from the full house for producer Tom Hern, director James Napier Robertson and star Cliff Curtis.

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Nelson Mail

Swipe cards could give bus service a big boost

Electronic swipe cards could become the norm for Nelson's public bus service, but passengers will have to wait until 2016 for the technology upgrade.

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Scotsman.com

Scottish food attracts more tourists than rest UK

VISITORS to Scotland have been showing a taste for typical produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown.

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Scoop

Chinese language visitor website vital to region's economy

A new Chinese version of WellingtonNZ.com that's gone live today is vital to driving further growth out of New Zealand's second largest visitor market, says Positively Wellington Tourism Chief Executive David Perks.

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NBR Newsroom

UPDATED: Scales shares edge lower on NZX debut raising $30m of new capital to repay debt

Shares in Scales Corp slipped 0.6 percent in early trading on their NZX debut as the fruit and vegetables logistics company's raised $30 million of new capital to reduce debt.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Southland Times

Catlins makes bucket list

The Catlins Traverse Walk is on a bucket list of the top 33 activities in New Zealand, compiled by a leading German travel company.

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Waikato Times

Green light for Huntly expressway section

The $2.4 billion Waikato Expressway has reached another milestone with the New Zealand Transport Agency board committing $458 million to complete the Huntly section.

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Live Science

'Whistling' Volcanic Lightning Heard Halfway Around the World

The Earth sings every day, with an electric chorus. With the right tuning, radios can eavesdrop on this sizzling symphony of crackles, pops and whistles - the melody of millions of lightning bolts.

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Stuff.co.nz

Ag scientist's career marked by contrasts

There's been the ice, snow and dry valleys of Antarctica and the desert of Saudi Arabia.

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The New Zealand Herald

Online sales growth cools

Online retail sales growth is slowing and 19 out of every 20 New Zealand purchases are still made in a shop, says an expert who raised questions about digital influence over shopping centres.

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Hospitality Net

49 Hotels Select CheckMate for Online and Mobile Check-In

Defined by a passion for service, Rydges is a dynamic family of hotels and resorts that accommodates over one million guests each year in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

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Scotsman.com

Games 2014: Silence held for the victims of MH17

THE 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were remembered at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony with a silence led by Alex Salmond.

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International Business Times

New Zealand Minister Offers to Quit on Charges of Breaching Airport Security

An American Airlines airplane takes off from Heathrow airport in London July 3, 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Is it time to tunnel across the Cook Strait?

TUNNELLING THROUGH: Grant's vision for a possible fixed link between Picton and Wellington ferry terminals, with different levels for rail and road.

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