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It's never too late to keep fit and feel good

And there are scores of initiatives organised throughout the year by everyone from the Scottish Government right down to local community groups designed to get young people up, active and out of the house in this era of video game sloth.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Southland Times

Maori tourism interest

Culturally-entwined story-telling about famous Queenstown landmarks such as Walter Peak or Ka-kamu-a-Hakitekura will create the ultimate tourism experience, New Zealand Maori Tourism's regions and operations director Butch Bradley says.

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International Business Times

New Zealand's Largest Glaciers Record Severe Ice Loss Due to Global Warming

According to a new study, the mountain range has lost 34 per cent of its permanent ice and snow since 1977.

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Stuff.co.nz

Rich pickings in Mexico City

In Mexico City's Centro Historico are the remnants of the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples of their capital Tenochtitlan.

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Polynesian Spa luxury experience widens with new pool

Rotorua's Polynesian Spa has opened a new mineral pool in its Deluxe Lake Spa which means guests now have access to both renowned acidic and alkaline mineral waters for ultimate bathing wellness.

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Southland Times

Uber app 'sugar-coated poison'

Controversial car travel app Uber is eyeing the Wellington market but the taxi federation says it is illegal under New Zealand law and warns that it is "sugar-coated poison" that will lead to higher fares.

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Gay Times

Edinburgh preview: Andrew Doyle, Zero Tolerance

Andrew Doyle is a veteran on the Edinburgh Fringe scene. He's been back and forth to the Scottish city SEVEN times over the years.

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Mydigitalfc.com

SmartTRAVEL: Edinburgh

As Commonwealth countries vie for gold and glory in Glasgow, we go beyond the sporting action to bring you sights and sounds of scenic Scotland What to see 1. Edinburgh palace Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland's capital city from its great rock.

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Ministers condemned for failing to meet Papuan jou...

West Papua Action Auckland is shocked that that Ministers Coleman and Tolley have decided against giving even a brief time to meet with visiting Papuan journalist Victor Mambor .

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Vandals target Colin Craig

Stories making headlines around the regions today include vandals targeting Colin Craig's election signs in Tauranga and a Wanganui teenager sentenced to write an essay for drink driving.

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Stuff.co.nz

Let's live in ... Avonhead

Nestled amongst Burnside to the north, Ilam to the east, Hornby to the south and Russley to the West, its archetypal suburban aesthetic blends seamlessly into quasi-rural lifestyle blocks.

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Stuff.co.nz

How to plan an Island wedding

Flying there can be as quick as flying from one end of New Zealand to the other, and in some cases just as cheap.

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The Otago Daily Times

NZ may be next in line for 'Coast'

Scottish television personality Neil Oliver films with cameraman Jeff Aldridge on the Queenstown lakefront at the weekend.

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Stuff.co.nz

A pilgrim's travels - in Wellington

HIGHER PLANE: Kaushiki Roy has been on countless pilgrimages during her life. Here, Hindu devotees take a dip at the Bagmati River as they participate in a pilgrimage in Kathmandu.

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Related Topix: Travel, Wellington, New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Nepal, World News, Mount Victoria, MD

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Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014 – Wellington final

The Sacred Heart College hall in Lower Hutt will be pumping this Saturday as the Wellington entrants play off in the regional final of Smokefree Pacifica Beats 2014.

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Best-selling American crime writer to speak at the library next month

New Zealand Book Council International bestselling crime writer Karin Slaughter and Crime Watch blogger Craig Sisterson will meet for the first time in Wellington, thanks to the New Zealand Book Council, Wellington City Library and Random House NZ.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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New international arts residency has contemporary focus

South Australian artist Christian Thompson is the first recipient of one of the most ambitious international artist-in-residence programmes to be staged in New Zealand.

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Stuff.co.nz

Presentation looks at Auckland's diversity

Auckland's diversity, which outranks many of the world's biggest cities, hasn't come without drawbacks and barriers but researchers say this is all part of the growing pains of a young booming global city.

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BellaOnline

Mary King's Close in Edinburgh

Mary King's Close in Edinburgh Mary King's Close is an alleyway that is located under buildings in old Edinburgh, Scotland.

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The New Zealand Herald

Winner hits the high notes

Auckland soprano Isabella Moore has followed in the footsteps of some famous Kiwis to win New Zealand's most prestigious singing contest - including her partner's.

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