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3 hrs ago | Southland Times

Catlins makes bucket list

The Catlins Traverse Walk is on a bucket list of the top 33 activities in New Zealand, compiled by a leading German travel company.

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6 hrs ago | Waikato Times

Green light for Huntly expressway section

The $2.4 billion Waikato Expressway has reached another milestone with the New Zealand Transport Agency board committing $458 million to complete the Huntly section.

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8 hrs ago | Live Science

'Whistling' Volcanic Lightning Heard Halfway Around the World

The Earth sings every day, with an electric chorus. With the right tuning, radios can eavesdrop on this sizzling symphony of crackles, pops and whistles - the melody of millions of lightning bolts.

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10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Ag scientist's career marked by contrasts

There's been the ice, snow and dry valleys of Antarctica and the desert of Saudi Arabia.

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11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Online sales growth cools

Online retail sales growth is slowing and 19 out of every 20 New Zealand purchases are still made in a shop, says an expert who raised questions about digital influence over shopping centres.

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14 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

49 Hotels Select CheckMate for Online and Mobile Check-In

Defined by a passion for service, Rydges is a dynamic family of hotels and resorts that accommodates over one million guests each year in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

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18 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

Games 2014: Silence held for the victims of MH17

THE 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were remembered at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony with a silence led by Alex Salmond.

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22 hrs ago | International Business Times

New Zealand Minister Offers to Quit on Charges of Breaching Airport Security

An American Airlines airplane takes off from Heathrow airport in London July 3, 2014.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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