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43 min ago | Examiner.com

Visiting the Hobbits in New Zealand's Hobbiton

Middle Earth exists and it can be found on New Zealand's North Island on a sheep farm that has been transformed into a place called Hobbiton .

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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Weather a threat to weekend fun

An Easter holiday weekend of showers, shows and shopping beckons for Auckland residents and visitors - with gardeners and diners especially catered for.

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4 hrs ago | Motherwell Today

Church gets further lottery funding boost

Earlier this month Dalziel St Andrew's Parish Church was awarded almost A 150,000 to overhaul its roof and walls after a A 74,600 Heritage Lottery Fund donation was match funded by Historic Scotland.

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9 hrs ago | Scoop

New Zealand Fashion Week Just 19 Weeks Away

The dates are set for the biggest show in New Zealand fashion and with just 19 weeks to go until opening night, the event is taking shape.

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13 hrs ago | Scoop

Smartphone satellite wins NASA Space Apps Challenge

Figuring out how to convert a smartphone into a micro satellite in just 48 hours has won a team of four students top honours at New Zealand's only International NASA Space Apps Challenge, hosted by AUT University and the US Embassy.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Mega cruise ship lined up for NZ

Royal Caribbean to deploy 138,000-tonne Explorer of the Seas to the region, as industry expects 200,000 passengers next season Royal Caribbean will deploy a second mega cruise ship to this region from next year to meet surging demand for cruising.

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The New Zealand Herald

Snoozecube set to spread into China

New Zealand airport micro hotel business Snoozecube is on the verge of expanding into China after its successful launch in Dubai.

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The New Zealand Herald

Tobacco tax a drag as inflation puffs higher

New Zealand consumer prices rose less than expected in the first quarter as a hike in tobacco taxes and more expensive housing were offset by cheaper international holidays and in-season vegetables.

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Scotsman.com

Scotch whisky registered as trademark in Australia

SCOTLAND'S whisky industry is celebrating a major legal success aimed at blocking the growing trade of fake brands in Australia, where exports are worth 84million a year.

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Falkirk Herald

Business owner calls for clean-up of neglected Falkirk town centre site

A High Street business owner has appealed for a crackdown on vandals after 80 litres of used cooking oil was poured down the road.

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Scoop

Council has plans to make Christmas a memorable and vibranta

Council officers met representatives from the retail and hospitality sectors as well as the Regional Chamber of Commerce, to outline plans to reinvigorate the festive season in the city.

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The Daily Beast

Royal Tour Moves OnBy Tom Sykes

William, Kate and Prince George have been taking a break from their official duties today after nine hectic days touring New Zealand, but tomorrow they will board a flight to Sydney where they will kick off their ten-day tour of Australia.

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The Daily Record

Saints cup final travel chaos

Mephedrone warning issued as girl, 19, becomes latest young Scot to die after drugs binge as party carnage leaves another four in hospital POLICE believe Helen Henderson took the notorious drug MCAT - and ketamine - which is used as a horse tranquliser during the house party THE 41-year-old star of The Other Woman - a film about fidelity - revealed ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Scoop

Wellington Zoofari welcomes St Michaela s School

This week Wellington Zoo will welcome St Michael's School from Lower Hutt as the first to experience the Warehouse Wellington Zoofari programme.

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Scoop

3 Mile Limit Movie Continues to Win Awards in the U.S

New Zealand movie '3 Mile Limit' has won Best Feature Film at both the North Hollywood and Charleston International Film Festivals.

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The New Zealand Herald

Colin Hogg: Ode to Aotearoa defies the cynics

An embarrassing thing about living in a small country is that awful need to know what visitors think of us and our place.

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The New Zealand Herald

Fertility tourism: Couples desperate for a baby heading overseas

India has become a popular destination for families wanting to use a surrogate to have children.

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Daily Mail

Regular flights return to Isle of Skye for first time in over 20 years

The flights will cost between A 109 and A 134 and last between 30 and 45 minutes - flying at over 160mph and covering more than 80 miles.

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Scoop

Opening And Closing Night Films Announced

As print programmes for the 9th Annual Documentary Edge Festival start to populate throughout Auckland and Wellington, and the website is now live with all 59 films on offer, organizers of this year's festival have announced their opening and closing night films for Auckland and Wellington - with some of their own picks for the 2014 season.

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Scoop

Ideal Place To Stay For Tauranga Home Show

The 2014 Tauranga Home Show is the Bay of Plenty's premiere home & lifestyle event.

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