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6 min ago | Dominion Post

Northland embarrass Wellington in NPC blowout

In previous years this would have been a shock upset, but after a first-up home defeat to a youthful Waikato side, another loss for the Lions, their first against Northland since 2000, was never out of the question in Whangarei.

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4 hrs ago | Dominion Post

Dose of reality for capital commute

It won't stop the traffic jams, but it will at least tell you how long you'll be stuck in them.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Southland Times

Flight cost outrage

A Nelson woman wants to see greater competition on air services between here and Dunedin, after forking out $1352 for return airfares for herself and her husband to fly to a funeral.

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The New Zealand Herald

Top places for walking the dog

As spring approaches and the great outdoors beckon, Danielle Wright finds plenty on offer around town for the family dog.

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Related Topix: Dogs, Pets, Travel, Pacific Travel, Auckland, New Zealand Travel, Western Springs, IL

The New Zealand Herald

Farm sales okay, as long as there's jobs

A majority of voters approve of farm sales to foreigners only when it brings a significant advantage over a New Zealand buyer such as jobs, according to the latest Herald -DigiPoll survey.

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The New Zealand Herald

Work programmes boost confidence

PaigeToft, of Auckland, learns about careers in the tourism and hospitality industry at a Workchoice Trust day with Hilton Hotel general manager Roger Brantsma.

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BBC News

New platforms for Waverley Station

NetworkRail is to invest A 25m in the project, which will also see other platforms lengthened to accommodate longer trains Two new platforms are to be built at Waverley Station in Edinburgh using the space left by the removal of its taxi ranks.

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Newsday

Where is Electric City?

Highlands and Islands Enterprise is supporting the venture, and has been highlighting how Brora has embraced innovation in the past, earning it the unusual nickname of Electric City.

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Related Topix: Highland County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Scotland, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, Tidal Power

Southland Times

Catching the dragon's tail

Mirror reporter Mary-Jo Tohill looks at the government's Tourism Growth Partnership projects and initiatives, to see where the Southern Lakes fit into the picture.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Scoop

The National Band of New Zealand

The National Band of New Zealand is an entity owned and controlled by the Brass Band Association of New Zealand to showcase New Zealand's best brass and percussion players and New Zealand's unique brass repertoire at international concert and contest events.

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The New Zealand Herald

Anders Crofoot: No place for politics in foreigner debate

Before my wife, Emily, and I moved our family thousands of miles from upstate New York to the Wairarapa, we did research.

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The Otago Daily Times

Millbrook looks to offer second course

Millbrook property and development manager Ben O'Malley and director of golf Brian Spicer at Dalgleish Farm, which the resort has just bought.

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BBC News

Cancer clinician attacks NHS claims

A retired cancer clinician has described claims that only independence can protect Scotland's NHS from privatisation as "utter lies".

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The Daily Record

In pictures: Britain's only surviving outdoor swimming pool...

The seawater baths at Stonehaven, beside the bone-chilling North Sea, are back in vogue as lidos the length and breadth of Britain stage a comeback.

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International Business Times

New Zealand's Labour Party Mulls Package for Aged Population

The Labour Party in New Zealand has reached out to the old age population. The party promised to set up a working group for the aged within 100 days of assuming office.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

NZ retailers struggle in 'perfect storm'

QUIET EVOLUTION: During the past five years, a storm's been brewing behind the scenes thanks to online shopping, Peter Huskin says.

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Sunday Herald

From Russia with cash, the tourist economy is booming

AN influx of Russian tourists has helped Scotland become a booming hotspot for visitor spending, with tills ringing up far faster growth than in London.

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Stuff.co.nz

In a perfect world I'd go see Miley

So, Miley Cyrus is coming to New Zealand, one show - The Bangerz Tour . I'm not joking when I say that I would go to that.

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Stuff.co.nz

There's still life in Die! Die! Die

Depending on popularity or record label backing, when a Kiwi band tours overseas it may hire a van or bus to tour across the United States or Europe.

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The New Zealand Herald

Alan Duff: Why the Maori Party won this sceptic over

My good friend and fellow columnist Bob Jones last month called the cry for compulsory te reo a waste of money and time.

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