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  1. Little Kiwi turns the judges' headsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    The winner of the Australian version of popular music show The Voice Kids may have the distinctive Aussie twang but Alexa Curtis has a secret - she's a Kiwi. The 10-year-old, who lives in Brisbane, was named the winner of the popular television show in August.

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  2. NZ's biggest commercial solar energy installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Scoop

    New Zealand's biggest ever commercial solar energy installation on the Tarewa Mega Centre in Whangarei has been switched on. The owners of the Tarewa Mega Centre, Udy Group, see the installation as a long-term investment in an area which experiences higher energy costs per kWh than other parts of the country.

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  3. $2 petrol in sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Z Energy boss Mike Bennetts says the return of $2 a litre petrol could be on the cards if oil prices continue to plummet. While the exchange rate and tax are the other big influences on prices, crude's plunge in the last two months had been dramatic and it had dipped below US$80 a barrel on Friday.

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  4. Snapper helps the Irish, to be sureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    TICKET TO RIDE: Snapper chief executive Miki Szikszai says Snapper has done a deal that lets travellers in Dublin use their smartphones to top up their local 'Leap' cards while on the move. Irish eyes will be smiling after Wellington's Snapper secured a deal that lets travellers in Dublin use their smartphones to top up their local 'Leap' card.

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  5. Dressing for the racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Wherever there has been thoroughbred racing, there has been fashion and dressing for raceday is an important part of the experience. Racedays have historically followed a dress code but that doesn't mean you can't bring your own sense of style.

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  6. League: Nervy Sheens insists Kiwis are favouritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    That claim may be difficult to take seriously given Australia's traditional domination but Sheens feels the Kiwis have reasons to be confident ahead of the tournament. New Zealand haven't won a transtasman test in four years - representing eight consecutive losses - but only one of those has been played on home soil.

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  7. AOS callout in NorthlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A court bailiff allegedly had a gun pointed at him when he visited a Northland home to seize property today. Police say the bailiff went to a house on Koropewa Rd, near Waipapa, about 10.50am.

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  8. NZRL, DB Breweries drive a oesmarter choicesa messageRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Scoop

    In a new twist on an old theme, New Zealand Rugby League and DB Breweries have entered into a commercial sponsorship for the purpose of encouraging healthier drinking habits in the sporting community. NZRL, DB Breweries drive "smarter choices" message In a new twist on an old theme, New Zealand Rugby League and DB Breweries have entered into a commercial sponsorship for the purpose of encouraging healthier drinking habits in the sporting community.

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  9. Armed police called out in NorthlandRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    A court bailiff allegedly had a gun pointed at him when he visited a Northland home to seize property today. Police say the bailiff went to a house on Koropewa Rd, near Waipapa, about 10.50am.

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  10. New Zealand Home Loans Backs Family Adventure SeriesRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Scoop

    The family adventure race series sees kids team up with Mum, Dad, or a trusted adult to complete 10 mystery challenges against the clock. Think scrambling over a huge inflatable obstacle course, navigating with a blindfold or painting a Kiwiana masterpiece.

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  11. Te Iwi Kiwi jersey captures Pacific rootsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Scoop

    When the NZ Kiwis run onto Whangareis Toll Stadium for their Four Nations clash with Toa Samoa on November 1, they will pay homage to their own Pacific Island roots in the form of the Te Iwi Kiwi jersey. Te Iwi Kiwi jersey captures Pacific roots When the NZ Kiwis run onto Whangarei's Toll Stadium for their Four Nations clash with Toa Samoa on November 1, they will pay homage to their own Pacific Island roots in the form of the Te Iwi Kiwi jersey.

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  12. Northpower receives national excellence accoladesRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Scoop

    Two of Northpower's Cable Jointers claimed top spots in the annual Connexis Cable Jointers competition at Thursday night's Excellence Awards Dinner held in Christchurch. Northpower Wellington's Damo Hoffman's leadership skills were recognised when he received the award for Best Leader of a Line Mechanic Team.

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  13. Mai Chen: Boss can't stop staff playing politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Now that the general election is over, employers will be breathing a sigh of relief that they have another three-year respite from issues raised by employees wanting to stand for office, or needing time off work to campaign for their preferred political candidates. This is an even bigger concern for public sector employers, where it is imperative that state servants "keep their jobs out of their politics and their politics out of their jobs," as the State Sector Commissioner advised.

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  14. Northland 85-year-old loses land so protected tree can stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Cut down a tree to make way for traffic, or slice land off someone's section? The tree wins, the home owner loses. Margaret Skinner will lose part of her property because a protected pohutukawa can't be removed by the council.

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  15. Enhanced Taskforce Green crews end storm recovery workRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Scoop

    Fifteen Enhanced Taskforce Green members hired to help clean up storm-affected Northland farms, horticultural operations and orchards officially ended their three month stint today. Bill Shepherd, chairman of the Northland Regional Council , says the ETFG crew had collectively spent almost 5000 hours helping get the rural sector back on its feet post-storm.

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  16. Police operation nets arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    The hard work of the Northland Police has paid off after an operation targeting high-risk offenders resulted in three arrests. The operation began on Tuesday with the arrest of a 33-year-old man in Tikipunga after a quick foot chase through several properties, police said.

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  17. Northland Police arrest high risk offendersRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Scoop

    The operation began on Tuesday and started well with the arrest of a 33-year-old man in Tikipunga after a quick foot chase through several properties. Whangarei Area Prevention Manager Senior Sergeant John Fagan said the chase involved one of the officers commandeering a member of the public to drive him up the road so he could get ahead of the chase.

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  18. Claire Trevett: Factions and females - F words dog LabourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Attempts to put a ban on the word female in Labour have failed. It seems to be like having a sore tooth they can't help poking, despite the pain.

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  19. Police scour coast after diver deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    A specialist police dive squad is searching the Northland coast for dive gear following the death of a 57-year-old scuba diver. Whangarei police spokeswoman Sarah Kennett said Mr Pitman had been diving in about 10m of water, at Waikuku Beach, north of Paua.

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  20. Rising stars make Fast listRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    When James Alder describes 2014 as "a bit of a breather year" for Bookme, take it with a grain of salt. Named a Rising Star in last year's Deloitte Fast 50, the Queenstown-based online tourism business has in the last 12 months taken on six new staff, moved part of its operations to Whangarei and added two additional territories in New Zealand and a brace in Australia, while maintaining enough growth to catapult it onto the main 2014 Fast 50 list.

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