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  1. Editorial: When Kiwis take the law into their own hands, something is seriously wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    This summer there seems to have been an unusual number of accidents involving overseas visitors in rental vehicles. Photo / NZH New Zealanders are not vigilantes by nature.

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  2. Redwoods trails voted Kiwis' cycling heaven - againRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Rotorua's Redwoods mountain-bike trail network through Whakarewarewa Forest has been voted New Zealand's cycling heaven for a second year running. The Bike Wise organisation has named the 145km network "New Zealand's Favourite Place to Cycle" as well as the best venue for off-road or adventure rides, after counting almost 7000 online votes which closed at the weekend.

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  3. Running fan pounds towards 200-marathon milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Ingrid Frost, training yesterday on One Tree Hill, will be Australasia's first woman to officially run 200 marathons if - as expected - she finishes the Mountain to Surf race. Photo / Brett Phibbs The 48-year-old will be the first woman in Australasia to officially run 200 marathons if - as expected - she finishes Taranaki's Mountain to Surf event on Saturday.

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  4. Bike Wise announces winner of NZa s Favourite Place to CycleRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Scoop

    The Redwoods in Rotorua has been voted New Zealand's Favourite Place to Cycle, for the second year running, in the annual Bike Wise competition. This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand.

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  5. Embassy of Cuba in New Zealand Newsletter - 1st March 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    The historic meetings between the US and Cuba continue and we bring you news in detail of proceedings from both sides with encouragement from former chief of the US interest section in Wayne Smith who said he was hoping for a 'direct dialogue,' with old hostilities being set aside. Under Diplomacy, RaAol meets Kofi Annan, and Cuban ambassador to the UN Rodolfo Reyes has warned the Security Council that it is not enough to commit to altruistic principles and purposes in the UN Charter, if some of the member states do not respect them; while United Arab Emirates and Cuba are seeking closer ties.

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  6. Stockcar ace fights for lifeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Otago Daily Times

    One of New Zealand's best stockcar drivers is fighting for his life after being seriously injured in a crash with a logging truck while travelling to the national teams championship in Rotorua. Brett Loveridge, 23, of the Meeanee Maulers stockcar team, was airlifted to hospital in Hastings by the Lowe Corporation Rescue Helicopter.

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  7. Line up of experts to address GBS national conferenceRead the original story

    Saturday | Scoop

    The seventh national conference organised by the Guillain-BarrA Syndrome Support Group of New Zealand will be held from 8 to 10 May 2015 at the Sudima Hotel in Rotorua.

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  8. Rotorua Rescue Helicopter 2 callout Saturday afternoonRead the original story

    Saturday | Scoop

    The Rotorua based BayTrust Rescue helicopter was dispatched to Okere on Saturday afternoon to assist ambulance crews with a man suffering from a medical event. Ambulances were initially despatched but the helicopter was called due to the seriousness of the mans condition.

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  9. Dairy Awards Judges Find Opportunities for AmbitiousRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Scoop

    The 2015 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards is in full swing, with judging underway and the first regional winners due to be announced next week. National convenor Chris Keeping says March is always a highlight in the awards calendar, as 33 winners from 11 regional competitions are announced.

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  10. NZ@Noon: Bombarded with abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Tauranga Women's Refuge house co-ordinator and advocate Wendy Bryan received phone calls in the past week in which she has been sworn at and threatened. Photo / Ruth Keber Stories making headlines around the regions today include Women's Refuge workers 'bombarded with abuse' and a man with terminal cancer told to vacate his home.

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  11. Convict pleads not guilty to killing 20th Century Fox execRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Photos posted on social media show crowds standing just metres away from orange flames and thick smoke as fire crews surround mall in west Auckland. Teenager's headmaster says girl had recently found a "new lease on life" as police question other the occupants of the car.

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  12. Thundery Friday in store for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Stuff.co.nz

    A weak front was expected to move east across the Bay of Plenty this morning bringing scattered showers, some of them heavy and possibly thundery, MetService said. Isolated heavy showers and possible thunderstorms could also occur in eastern Waikato and the southern Coromandel Peninsula, through inland Bay of Plenty and Rotorua and over to the eastern ranges during the afternoon and early evening.

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  13. AA, RNZAF and Medics Get Behind Kiwi KidsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scoop

    The classic cars and trucks of the Variety Trillian Bash wouldn't hit the distances they do, raising money and handing out grants to children in need, if it weren't for support from the AA, the RNZAF and a medical crew. AA National Roadservice Manager John Healy says "The AA is pleased to support such a worthy charity as Variety, and hopes the breakdown service we support helps to keep the Bash vehicles on the road as they move through New Zealand communities."

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  14. NNZ Name NZ Secondary School TrialistsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scoop

    Twenty four of the most exciting young Netballers in New Zealand have been selected to trial for the New Zealand Secondary Schools team to contest the Trans-Tasman U19 Netball Tournament in May. NNZ Emerging Talent selectors will pick the NZSS team at a trial camp in mid-April at Epsom Girls Grammar School in Auckland. The team will be coached by Julie Seymour and Mary Jane Araroa who are both identified as talented coaches in the NNZ High Performance Coach Development programme.

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  15. Wallabies a major threat to indigenous forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Lakes Water Quality Society, a collaborative organisation that aims to restore the health of lakes in the Rotorua region, has chosen the troublesome dama wallaby as a theme of its annual symposium to be held in Rotorua on March 12 and 13. According to the most recent distribution survey, it had spread throughout nearly 170,000ha of the central Bay of Plenty. The first wallabies to reach New Zealand were released on Kawau Island around 1870 by Sir George Grey, before a population was released in the Rotorua district just over a century ago.

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  16. Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    SWITZERLAND: In December, Jackie and Jason Melo, pictured, and their parents, Joe and Josie, enjoyed a family trip to Switzerland, where Jason's study-abroad program had placed him in Geneva. The Mountain View family's 10-day trip included a week in Geneva, plus stops in London and Lyon, France -- "the culinary capital," Josie says, is a 90-minute train ride from Geneva -- and a day trip to Zermatt to see the Matterhorn.

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  17. Opera in the Pā to honour First World War centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scoop

    The iconic Opera in the Pa will return to Te Puia's Rotowhio Marae on Saturday 21 March and this year will honour the First World War centenary. Opera in the Pa is organised by a Charitable Trust, in conjunction with Te Puia.

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  18. Kiwi Encounter welcomes 100th kiwi chick for the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Scoop

    The new arrival, from the Coromandel region, weighed in at a healthy 331grams and needed a little bit of help to break out of its shell. Kiwi Encounter Husbandry Manager Claire Travers says, "The chick wasn't progressing quite as well as it should, so I helped it along by making a couple of lateral cracks in the egg shell to make the hatch process a little easier."

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  19. MotoX: 'Sideshow Bob' trounces 'The Axeman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    Mokau's Adrian Smith , left, with Paul Whibley, after finishing first and second at round one of the cross-country nationals. Pictures / Andy McGechan, BikesportNZ.com It looks like it is going to be "Sideshow Bob" v "The Axeman" throughout this season's New Zealand Cross-country Championships.

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  20. Man and his dog winched from the bushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Waikato Times

    A man and his mutt were rescued by helicopter from the Motu bush in the Bay of Plenty last night. The possum trapper developed a serious medical condition around 9pm yesterday and used his personal locator beach to call for help.

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