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31 min ago | Sunday Herald

Into the Limelight, Pernice hails Norman Blake

'If there were three Normans it would be insane." Joe Pernice draws the last syllable out to underline his point.

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4 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Edinburgh Military Tattoo warm-up hailed a success

The opening preview for this year's Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has "gone down a storm and wowed audiences", organisers said.

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7 hrs ago | Scoop

Why Choose Worldcare for Your Travel Insurance

Worldcare Travel Insurance is perfect for the cost-conscious traveller, covering the main risks that can occur when Kiwis are overseas, including medical, luggage, cancellation and more.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Powerful US spy tools were set for NZ installation

The most instrusive and powerful tools in the United States' electronic spying armoury were being lined up for installation in New Zealand last year, according to a document obtained by the Herald .

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The New Zealand Herald

My Weekend: Katie Lockhart

When asked where her favourite place in Auckland is, of course Katie Lockhart's answer is her own home.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Auckland, New Zealand Travel, Arts, Interior Design, Home Gardening, Home

The New Zealand Herald

Newmarket's best design stores

Plastic gets a bad rap but Italian-based contemporary furniture company Kartell has been making iconic, elegant plastic pieces since 1948.

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The New Zealand Herald

Toby Manhire: Privilege debate guillotined by Act's French farce

In this week's episode of Election 2014, a distinguished philosopher and a world champion squash player meet in 18th century France.

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Scoop

Wellington protest rally to march for Gaza

"Marchers from Wellington Students for Justice in Palestine intend to lay memorials at the Rabin memorial in Harris Street during a protest rally on Saturday.

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Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Australian athlete admits assault

AN Australian Commonwealth Games weightlifter has been ordered to pay 400 compensation to a Welsh athlete after he admitted headbutting him.

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The New Zealand Herald

Eventful outlook

Free-spending conventioneers could be a big earner for New Zealand's tourism industry.

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The Drinks Business

Villa Maria offers vineyard tours by app

New Zealand wine producer Villa Maria has launched what it claims is "the first comprehensive regional vineyard app", allowing users to take a virtual tour of its various sites.

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BBC News

Costly rural parcel charges tackled

The government has unveiled new principles aimed at tackling "ridiculous" delivery charges faced by shoppers in remote parts of the UK.

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Vanguard

Glasgow 2014 Games Flicks

By Tony Ubani, Glasgow, Scotland For a first time traveler flying into Heathrow airport could be a nightmare.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ealing Times

Prince Charles is visiting an art exhibition in the far north of Scotland

Charles, who is known as the Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, will visit North Highland College land-based centre for game keeping and veterinary nursing in Halkirk today.

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Sunday Herald

National parks awarded A 3m to help repair scarred paths

Scotland's two national parks encompass some of the country's most celebrated landscapes and attract almost five million visitors a year.

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Sunday Herald

NHS fears over huge rise in number of very elderly people living alone

The NHS is to come under increasing strain in the coming years after new predictions that the number of much older pensioners living alone in Scotland will more than double.

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Stuff.co.nz

Sara Bareilles brings acoustic show to Auckland

Sara Bareilles will be playing one show in Auckland on 26 September. Jess McAllen talks to the punchy-piano singer whose Grammy nominated album The Blessed Unrest is like a series of well-written - and even better sung - diary entries.

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Stuff.co.nz

Kenny Rogers to play in Hamilton

CHEERS, KENNY: He's 75, he's sold more than 120 million albums, and he recently played to a crowd of 130,000.

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The New Zealand Herald

NZ makes plans for ebola outbreak

New Zealand health experts are making contingency plans to manage the ebola virus in case the deadly disease arrives from West Africa.

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Scoop

Over 700 Dancers Ups Aucklanda s Tempo for 12 Days ...

Tempo Dance Festival is back with another succinct programme of incredible works from the world of dance, returning for its 4th year at Q, 305 Queen Street, Auckland along with a satellite programme at the Musgrove Studio.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Travel, Pacific Travel, New York

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