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  1. Tasmania inextricably linked to the game of footyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Aurora Stadium was called York Park when I was a kid. Tasmania beat the Big V there in 1960 and they were still talking about it decades later.

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  2. Milk wars: Caution, Kiwis, as Europe's cows finally come homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Age

    I trust someone has warned punters thinking about the half-billion dollar Murray Goulburn milk float and Gina Rinehart's similarly sized bet on a Queensland dairy business: the Europeans are only starting to get serious about milk production. And, just like more iron ore mines, the rush to push more cows into service is likely to cap expectations of forever-higher prices for milk solids and cause pain for those coming late to the milk bar for a slurp of the big Chinese shake.

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  3. No way, bro! Experts predict the Australian dollar will fall to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Mail

    Thief out on bail, 55, 'strangled girl, six, and hid her under his bed after luring her to his motel room with candy' The face of defeat: Neil Patrick Harris looks downcast day after his 'awkward' Oscars hosting gig which was widely criticized EXCLUSIVE - 'Thank you thank you very very much for EVERYTHING...': Text Julianne Moore sent to the woman who inspired her Oscar-winning performance last night Looks like Neil Patrick Harris won't be returning! The Oscars suffer worst ratings in SEVEN years with an 18% drop from 2014 Meet Emily, the blind seven-year-old whose imaginary 'Land of Oz' Oscars ad featuring a lion with webbed feet and a scarecrow with wooden teeth has taken the web by storm The Oscar for best predictions goes to....Microsoft: Bing predicted 20 of 24 winners correctly 'We know deep down inside, she's looking down on us:' Heartbroken father tells of tragic moment he saw ... (more)

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  4. Waite keen to go into attack with BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Advocate

    NORTH Melbourne recruit Jarrad Waite says he can't wait to form a new forward line partnership with Devonport's Ben Brown. NORTH Melbourne recruit Jarrad Waite says he can't wait to form a new forward line partnership with Devonport's Ben Brown.

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  5. Chinese New Year beats cricketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Southland Times

    Chinese New Year travellers are flocking to New Zealand and will outnumber those visiting for the Cricket World Cup, the tourism sector says. About 30,000 overseas visitors are expected for the World Cup, which runs until the end of March, but up to 40,000 Chinese are expected to arrive in New Zealand this month to make the most of their New Year holiday period.

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  6. Chinese New Year bigger than Cricket World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Southland Times

    Chinese New Year travellers are flocking to New Zealand and will outnumber those visiting for the Cricket World Cup, the tourism sector says. About 30,000 overseas visitors are expected for the World Cup, which runs until the end of March, but up to 40,000 Chinese are expected to arrive in New Zealand this month to make the most of their New Year holiday period.

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  7. Cricket legends to compete in New Zealand OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | CricketCountry.com

    Wellington: Some of the greatest cricketers in the history of the game will swap bats for golf clubs, and battle at the BMW New Zealand Open when they line up for Golf in QueenstownANZ Celebrity Challenge from March 12-15. West Indians Viv Richards and Brian Lara , Englishmen Ian Botham and Graeme Swann, Australians Ricky Ponting and Shane Warne and New Zealand's Stephen Fleming, Nathan Astle and Mark Richardson will all be contesting the event, as amateur golfers in a Pro-Am teams format, to be branded the ANZ Celebrity Challenge.

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  8. AFL side Collingwood Magpies flock to Queenstown for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Southland Times

    The Collingwood Magpies AFL team are using a training camp in Queenstown to regroup in a bid to rectify their finish in ninth place in the competition last season. The entire squad lineup, a total of 44 players, flew into the resort on Saturday and kicked off a week of intense training involving football sessions, boxing, swimming and adventure racing.

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  9. Man charged with burglaryRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | The Otago Daily Times

    A 21-year-old Australian man will appear in the Queenstown District Court on Monday charged with burglary at the Queenstown Memorial Centre. Dylan Luke Shea, shop assistant, was remanded on bail by a Queenstown District Court registrar, with conditions including not to go within 50m of the centre, not to consume alcohol and to surrender his passport.

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  10. Shonky backpacker hostels blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Mercury

    BACKPACKER hostel owners are supporting a crackdown on dodgy operators ripping off young travellers working as fruit-pickers around Tasmania. The Sunday Tasmanian has spoken to several hostel proprietors who say backpackers have complained about pay and conditions, and so-called "working hostels" gouging money from guests.

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  11. Adam is stirring the passion in our youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Advocate

    As Tasmanian Young Australian of the Year, Mr Mostogl, of Queenstown, was in Canberra yesterday as a finalist for Young Australian of the Year. "It's not to say one person is better than anyone else, everyone here is doing so many incredible things in so many different areas, I would hate to be a judge."

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  12. Time for talk over: EvansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Advocate

    THE time for talk about projects to benefit the West Coast was over and these needed to get underway, according to Queenstown businessman Phil Evans. BENEFITS: The West Coast Economic Working Group Final Report could create jobs, according to a Queenstown businessman.

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  13. Investing in the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Mercury

    ONLY the private sector can revive the fortunes of Tasmania's West Coast. Governments can do their bit but ultimately it is private investment which can turn the region's economy around.

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  14. Foundation to rebuild WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Advocate

    FINAL REPORT: Adam Brooks speaks in Queenstown yesterday while releasing the final report for the West Coast Economic Working Group. Pictures: Heath Holden.

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  15. Backpacker 'paid $1.35 an hour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    BUSINESS owner has strongly hit back at claims he paid a young Italian backpacker less than $2 an hour for four weeks' work. EVERY time you use Paypass or brush your teeth with Optic White or boot up an Apple Powerbook, you should thank David Placek.

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  16. Private investment to boost CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Mercury

    THE State Government is confident private adventure tourism projects will stimulate the West Coast while the community waits for mining to resume at Zeehan and for Copper Mines of Tasmania to announce whether the Mt Lyell mine will re-open. Braddon MHA Adam Brooks today released the final report of the working group set up to come up with job creation ideas in the wake of Mt Lyell's closure in July last year .

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  17. Workplace watchdog says Tasmanian business paid backpacker $1.35 an hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | ABC News

    ASHLEY HALL: The promise of sunshine, adventure and a decent wage draws thousands of young people to Australia on working holiday visas every year. But the country's workplace watchdog says too many backpackers are being ripped off by unscrupulous employers.

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  18. BikeSport: Cody Cooper chasing third grand prix winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Mount Maunganui's Cody Cooper has set his sights on another victory at the Woodville GP this weekend.Pictures / Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com It's tough when you have a big No1 plastered over the front and sides of your motorcycle - everyone has you in their gun sights and wants to take that title away from you. Bay of Plenty's national MX1 motocross champion Cody Cooper can feel the pressure, although it's something he's become accustomed to over the past few years.

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  19. Grand Prix Title One That Every Rider WantsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Scoop

    JANUARY 21, 2015: Winning a New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix title is top of the wish list for every respectable racer and perhaps no career is complete until this one has been ticked off. Although this weekend's 54th annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville has attracted a record number of international stars, it will still be the cream of the Kiwis who rate as the top contenders, Rotorua brothers and Honda team-mates Mike and John Phillips among those who must fancy their chances.

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  20. Huge International Interest in Woodville EventRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | Scoop

    CAPTION: British rider Rob Holyoake , this weekend making his second visit to the Woodville GP. Photo by Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com JANUARY 20, 2015: This weekend's 54th annual New Zealand Motocross Grand Prix at Woodville has attracted a record number of international stars.

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