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56 min ago | Scoop

Antarctica on show at NZ IceFest exhibition launch

Residents will have the chance to learn more about the coldest of continents with the opening of three Antarctic exhibitions.

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4 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

Whistleblower's author in spotlight

SHARING STORIES: New Zealand author Eleanor Catton with fellow authors Damon Young, Australia, left, and Anis Mojgani, United States, at last night's Q&A session.

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11 hrs ago | Scoop

Auckland Demand for Cruises Sees New Cruise Specia...

Aucklands growing demand for luxury international cruise holidays has seen the opening of a new travel agency in St Heliers with a special focus on cruise travel.

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15 hrs ago | BBC News

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

Simon Cunnick sent this photo of the collision in West Maitland Street in Edinburgh between a tram and a bus this morning at 07:44.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Peter Jackson Bringing Lucky Fans to New Zealand to Watch 'The...

Peter Jackson is bringing "Lord of the Rings" fans to New Zealand. The Kiwi filmmaker is holding a contest for the fans of his films from around the world for a chance to watch the first screening of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

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Southland Times

Southland darts thrower upsets van Gerwen

MONUMENTAL UPSET: Invercargill darts thrower Warren Parry came from 5-1 down to beat world champion Michael van Gerwen at the Sydney Darts Masters.

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The New Zealand Herald

Top UK scientist: Why governments need advice

Sir Mark Walport, the UK Government's chief scientific adviser, is in Auckland this week for the Science Advice to Governments summit.

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The Otago Daily Times

Early booking recommended to cut travel costs

Dunedin International Airport chairman Stuart McLauchlan is one of Dunedin's most travelled businessmen and he has a tip for reducing the costs of travel from the city - book early.

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Southland Times

City sisters launch design label

Sarah Kelk and Helen Adam have this month launched their own design label of art prints and knitted merino cushions and throws in Melbourne.

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The New Zealand Herald

Pride of New Zealand Awards: Cakes sweeten the pill for sick kids

She set up Operation Sugar, a free nationwide service providing birthday cakes for sick children, while on maternity leave with her third child in 2012.

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Scoop

35 Maiden Calls in New 2016 World Voyage Program

Cunard has announced details of its 2016 world voyages, with its three Queens offering itineraries packed with maiden calls and exotic destinations as they explore the globe.

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Just-Drinks.com

UK: Scotch whisky leaders sign pro-UK letter

Leading Scotch whisky figures - including Edrington 's CEO and the former chairman of William Grant & Sons - have signed a letter backing the campaign for Scotland to stay part of the United Kingdom.

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BBC News

Medieval monk music inspires Goldie

A piece of medieval religious music from the Scottish Borders has inspired a collaboration between a DJ and Oxford University academic.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sustainability at New Zealand's Bragato conference: what's next?

The Romeo Bragato conference is New Zealand's national wine industry conference for producers, policy makers, vendors, researchers, and such .

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Nadia Lim's tour around NZ

As well as a position on My Kitchen Rules NZ's tasting panel, she also has her own series on Sky's Food TV.

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Budget Travel

New Zealand + Tahiti = A Unique South Pacific Getaway

Mountains or beach? Adventure or relaxation? How many times have you had that travel-planning conversation? Especially if you're thinking of a far-flung fling to the other side of the planet, you want to be sure you book a vacation that's right for you.

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The New Zealand Herald

Nadia's business venture spreads

Since the show finished, she has launched a cook book as well as a website and will soon feature on the New Zealand series of My Kitchen Rules as a guest judge.

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Stuff.co.nz

Air NZ profit soars

Air New Zealand says it will review the cost of last-minute domestic regional airfares after criticism that they were too high, including from the prime minister.

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The Press On-Line

Wellington vs Christchurch: The Food

I agree, it is great. Auckland is home to places like Clooney and Sidart, with a wealth of fabulous cafes and bars and prices to match.

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Scoop

Italy comes to Newmarket

New Zealand's largest Italian Festival is almost here, a celebration of culture, music, food, design and everything that il Bel Paese has to offer in Aotearoa.

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