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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Emirates airline chief hints at extra flights to the Gulf

THE president of Emirates has raised the prospect of the Gulf airline introducing a third daily flight from Glasgow to Dubai.

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7 hrs ago | Scoop

Acclaimed Israeli pianist to perform in Rotorua

Internationally acclaimed Israeli concert pianist, Rami Bar-Niv, is to perform in concert at Rotorua's Civic Theatre on 19 August.

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10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Twelve Questions: Labretta Suede

Labretta Suede has spent much of the past five years in New York with her band The Motel 6. The daughter of Greek immigrants who moved to West Auckland in the 60s, she wants to save New Lynn's few remaining heritage buildings.

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10 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Irrigation idea finds fertile ground

Kiwi company uses sensors and software to give each part of a field the precise amount of water it needs .

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13 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Joe Hockey's learning experience in NZ

His grandmother was born a Kiwi, he's packed down in the front row of an All Blacks scrum of sorts, and he considers New Zealanders ''family''.

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13 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Coping with life behind bars

PUPPY PARENTING: A handful of inmates train labradors through the Puppies in Prison programme, which teaches dogs to assist people with disabilities.

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15 hrs ago | Metro

10 reasons Glasgow is the best city in the UK

This year Glasgow has soared into top tourist destination lists with both Rough Guides and The Telegraph naming us in their top ten.

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18 hrs ago | Scoop

Foolish Rejection of Commuter Rail Carries National's Hallma

Total madness - that's how future generations will label the rejection of the Christchurch to North Canterbury commuter rail service, says New Zealand First.

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23 hrs ago | International Business Times

New Zealand and China Decide to Boost Defence Ties

This is conveyed in a joint statement issued after a high-level meeting held in Wellington between the two sides.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Scoop

Vacation nation: where Kiwis like to holiday

Whether you're an adrenalin junkie or beach bunny, nature enthusiast or amateur vulcanologist, New Zealand has a holiday destination to suit - which could explain why 62% of Kiwis aged 14+ took at least one domestic holiday in the year to April 2014.

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Southland Times

South brims with positive brands

The art of good promotions is to define aspects of your region that are unique then encourage visitors and locals to embrace these features.

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Examiner.com

Silversea providing paths less traveled during series of 2015 exotic tours

One of the many reasons repeat passengers lov e Silversea its constant innovations.

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Shetland Today

Cameron speech praises isles' spirit

Prime Minister David Cameron used his visit to the "farthest flung" part of Britain to claim the "broad shoulders" of the United Kingdom were a source of strength for communities across the nation.

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The New Zealand Herald

The Diary: McCaw and Flynn look to be getting serious

The country's most loved sports star, Richie McCaw, may be getting more serious with his 24-year-old hockey star girlfriend Gemma Flynn, according to inside sources.

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The New Zealand Herald

Auckland Restaurant Month: Adam D'Sylva

Adam D'Sylva's A Taste of Coda is one of the hottest events at Auckland Restaurant Month, writes Rebecca Barry Hill.

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The New Zealand Herald

MH17 aftermath: Top rugby team changes airlines

An international sports team due to fly to France on Malaysia Airlines is changing carriers because the players fear for their safety after the MH17 tragedy.

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The New Zealand Herald

Hospitals struggle with flu surge

An Auckland hospital has started putting off elective surgery after it was swamped with acutely unwell patients causing a shortage of beds.

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NEWS.com.au

Dronies to become the new selfies

DRONIES, or videos using remote-controlled aircraft, are set to become more common on social media and the New Zealand ski slopes this season.

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BBC News

Salmond urged to condemn homophobia

Campaigner Peter Tatchell has called on First Minister Alex Salmond to condemn homophobia in some Commonwealth countries ahead of the Glasgow Games.

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