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  1. Impressions of New Zealand: An outsider's viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 |

    New Zealand is two islands but definitely one country. The Kiwis I'd known back in my home country of the UK all spoke of their homeland with pride.They spoke of it as still a young country, not perfectly formed.


  2. Gallipoli dawn service: 'On this day, at this hour'Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Otago Daily Times

    Many had slept at the site overnight and early today Turkish time organisers shuffled the large crowd to fit extras in as they arrived. "This is a place of immense sacrifice so if the only sacrifice you have to make is shuffling up so your compatriots can fit in, that's great," one official said.


  3. 'We will remember them': New Zealanders gather for Anzac DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealanders gathered around the country to see the first light of the day and remember the people who died in battle while forging the Anzac spirit. Dawn services around the country saw record numbers of attendees as the significance of the centenary anniversary gave people an added reason to leave their warm beds at an early hour to attend services.


  4. Car v Tree Fatal - Owhata, Rotorua. - Bay of PlentyRead the original story

    Friday | Scoop

    An investigation and scene examination by the serious Crash unit has commenced to establish if there was any other persons in the vehicle at the time of the crash that have left prior to Police arrival.


  5. Taupo Motorsport Park seeks new driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Zealand Herald

    Taupo Motorsport Park, regarded as one of the most picturesque premier motor racing venues in the world, and located 3 km northeast of the Taupo CBD just off State Highway One, is up for sale. "Development plans are already in place to boost the cash flow past an existing $1 million per annum," says David Gubb commercial and industrial salesperson with Bayleys who is marketing the Broadlands Road for sale through an international tender process closing on May 21. "Add-ons such as an off-road track, motorsport museum, cafe and other on-site tourism activities could make this facility into an international motorsport attraction and a national event centre," Gubb says.


  6. National treasure thefts considered before fraudsters settled on war medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dominion Post

    The war medal thieves behind the country's most notorious heist contemplated a wishlist of national treasures before dreaming up their final plot. They settled on stealing 96 gallantry medals - including nine Victoria Crosses - from the National Army Museum in Waiouru in December 2007 but had eyed up other artefacts, it has been revealed.


  7. Lauren Tate and Michael Coleman set to star at Te Rapa in Travis StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Lauren Tate and Michael Coleman could again be the stars at the Cambridge Jockey Club's meeting at Te Rapa on Saturday. Coleman won last year's Group II Travis Stakes on Lauren Tate and he believes she is ready to recapture that form in the $100,000 feature for Taupiri owner-trainer John Morell.


  8. Central North Island to host tourism activity extravaganzaRead the original story

    Thursday | Scoop

    In the biggest event of its kind, the Central North Island will host more than 540 TRENZ delegates, including hundreds of the world's most influential travel and tourism buyers, to an afternoon of activities ranging from tandem sky diving to wine and food matching. TRENZ is the $24 billion tourism industry's premium international trade show.


  9. The Burger Fuel outlet at the Fairy Springs developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBR Newsroom

    Mr Bradley's TPB Properties has built a suburban retail hub at Fairy Springs on the northern fringe of the town on the former Oderings Nursery site overlooking State Highway 5 on the main route in and out of Rotorua from Auckland and Tauranga. It is an almost identical development to his recently completed Redwood Centre, which is about 3km east of the central business district, where Bayleys brokered the sale of 14 shops late last year.


  10. Ritchie Bros Auctioneers hit HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    Ritchie Bros Auctioneers has been setting up the sell off for the past three weeks, gathering second-hand gear from generators and vans, to multi-tonne trucks and diggers, and laying it all out in orderly rows at Mystery Creek Events Centre. Regional sales manager for Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand, Finlay Massey, said the company expected to see $9 million in turnover during the roughly eight hour auction.


  11. Political pressure cuts both ways in the mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    An unusual aspect of the campaign to save Campbell Live is the number of people who see political meddling as a factor in its likely demise. Five years ago that notion would have seemed fanciful.


  12. Louise Nicholas awarded the Governor-General's Anzac of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    Nicholas rose to national promince when she claimed that, as a vulnerable teenager in Rotorua, she was raped by four policemen. Her decision to go public with her story and seek accountability for what happened to her saw her battle through five court cases.


  13. Where to celebrate Anzac day in TaranakiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Taranaki Daily News

    The weather is expected to be fine and thousands are expected to turn out around the mountain for the centenary of the Anzac troops landing at Gallipoli. Seedlings from a solitary Turkish red pine, nicknamed Lone Pine, at Gallipoli, were brought back to New Zealand after World War I and some seedlings, descended from the original tree, have been reared at the New Zealand Forest Research Institute in Rotorua.


  14. Scots College XV head to Sanix tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Southland Times

    It's an adventure made possible by the efforts of the 2014 squad, who shared the national first XV title. Scots drew the national final with the 2014 Sanix winners Hamilton Boys' High School but earned the trip to Japan by scoring the first try.


  15. Alleged gunman appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Waikato Times

    Kidwell, is facing a raft of charges which include two charges of entering a building with intent to commit an imprisonable offence in that building; by deception and without claim of right caused a loss valued at $1800.00; between January 1 to January 14, 2015, did steal seven cheques valued at $5; With intent to obtain pecuniary advantage dishonestly and without claim of right used a document, namely an ANZ cheque.


  16. Thousands of Auckland students affected by education reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The New Zealand Herald

    Thousands of students in Auckland suburbs including Ellerslie, Lynfield and Te Atatu will be part of a radical education reform that aims to spread the best teaching and leadership. Education Minister Hekia Parata has announced another 129 schools across the country have signed up to the flagship Investing in Educational Success programme.


  17. National Selection for Netball Central's Talented YoungstersRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Scoop

    Netball Central Zone's talented young players are well represented in the 2015 NZ Secondary Schools squad announced by Netball New Zealand . Five players from the zone made it into the final selection of 12, with an additional zone player named as a reserve.


  18. Hanmer Springs: The old soakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    A visit to the thermal hot pools at Hanmer Springs should be an essential stop on any South Island road trip, writes Winston Aldworth. The thermal hot pools are the main attraction at Hanmer Springs but the pretty alpine town has plenty of breathtaking scenery that will impress visitors to the area.


  19. Firefighters storm Putaruru for trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Waikato Times

    The heavy rain wasn't enough to put out the spirits of the firefighters who took part in the training camp on the weekend. Every two years the Bay of Plenty/Waikato regions hosts the event and this year it was held in Putaruru.


  20. Much ado about nothingRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Kiwiblog

    Not all children will receive free GP visits as promised by the Government, according to documents revealed by the Greens . That's because they have never promised it.