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12 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Anti-corruption 101

You wouldn't think there was a down side to being one of the least corrupt countries in the world.

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9 hrs ago | Bike Magazine

Enduro World Series 2015 schedule revealed - Series expands to...

The Enduro World Series continues on its quest to uncover the world's best trails and unites the world's best communities, as it increases to eight rounds and adds five new venues, three new countries, and one new continent to its 2015 calendar.

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13 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

The way we used to live: Christchurch - " town was once a haven for...

The way we used to live: Christchurch - town was once a haven for smugglers in the 18th and 19th centuries The way we used to live: Christchurch - town was once a haven for smugglers in the 18th and 19th centuries NESTLING on the edge of the New Forest, Christchurch is an award-winning town steeped in history and wonderful architecture.

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16 hrs ago | BBC News

Borders railway opening date set

First Minister Alex Salmond has announced that trains will start to run on the Borders to Edinburgh railway from 6 September 2015.

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20 hrs ago | BBC News

Tributes to woman found dead in city

The family of a woman whose body was found at Inverness' Ness Islands on Sunday have paid tribute to her.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Sunday Herald

Scots prostate cancer patients win battle for robotic surgery

PROSTATE cancer patients will undergo robotic surgery for the first time after 1 million was given to finally bring the devices to Scotland.

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Southland Times

Focus on safety

INVESTIGATING: Queenstown-based New Zealand Fire Service fire risk managers Stu Ide and Paul Glanville are ensuring Queenstown and Wanaka bars and accommodation providers keep their patrons safe After the wake up call of the World Bar fire last year, fire safety at nightclubs and budget accommodation providers in Queenstown and Wanaka is under the ... (more)

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The New Zealand Herald

Trade Me profit growth slows

Trade Me Group, New Zealand's largest online auction site, posted slower profit growth for 2014 and warned earnings would remain "subdued" in the coming year as it reinvests in its business.

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Scotsman.com

Outlander 'star' castle omitted by tourist map

Scottish tourism chiefs have snubbed the main historic location used for fantasy TV show Outlander in their new official guide for fans around the world.

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The New Zealand Herald

Airfares and hotel prices on the rise

Spokesman Mike Orchard said airfare prices were expected to increase by 0.4 per cent, below the global forecast of 2.2 per cent.

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The New Zealand Herald

Values soar: the impact on you

Auckland Council yesterday released broad results from wide geographic areas of 525,000 property valuations, showing percentage changes across local board areas, though individual property revaluations will not be available until November.

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Stuff.co.nz

Portrait of a miner

The discovery of an overgrown headstone in a cemetery near Manchester, England, two years ago eventually led to a new musical endeavour for one Christchurch musician.

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Scoop

Two The Coffee Club Stores Go Head To Head in NZ Awards

The Coffee Club New Zealand has added to its long list of award nominations. Not one, but two of its Tauranga stores have been named as finalists in the prestigious 2014 Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards.

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ContactMusic.com

Robin Williams Sent Video Message To Fan Suffering From Cancer

The late comedy star took time out to record a brief video message of support to a young woman in New Zealand suffering from terminal cancer Robin Williams sent a moving video message to one of his fans who was terminally ill from cancer just a few months before he took his own life.

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Wellington City Council

Popular Japan Festival on 23 August

A giant kimono, Japanese blues buskers, martial arts, mouth-watering dishes and gorgeous traditional instruments will feature at Wellington's popular Japan Festival this weekend.

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