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  1. Language expert to lecture at the University of AucklandRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Scoop

    Born and raised in Gisborne, Professor Richards completed his PhD at Laval University in Quebec, and has taught in Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong, where he was awarded a chair professorship in 1989. In 1996 Professor Richards returned to New Zealand to develop the Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics at the University of Auckland.


  2. Tips for Chris Young's Visit to AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    From one tourist to another, I've got a few suggestions for one of Chris Young 's big and exciting tour stops in the land Down Under. Pack a solid pair of headphones, a menagerie of long movies and one of those cushy neck pillows.


  3. Christchurch Cancer Muma s Trip for LifeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    Courageous wife and mum of three with terminal breast cancer heads to Australia next week in her own fight for time and in a bid to find hope for others. Courageous wife and mum of three with terminal breast cancer heads to Australia next week in her own fight for time - and in a bid to find hope for others.


  4. Volunteers refuse to fight fire in protest against levy hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    Country Fire Service volunteers in South Australia have refused to fight a fire in protest against a rise to the state's Emergency Services Levy . It followed concerns raised by farmers last month that a significant rise to the ESL this year had led to backlash against emergency workers with some rural employers reluctant to let their workers travel too far afield to fight fires.


  5. Flying Visit for Adventuring Kiwi SocialpreneurRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Scoop

    He bit off more than he could chew and chewed like mad. Now, twelve months on and 1000's of meals later, Ben's Food for Thought kitchen in Gonnett is a roaring success and literally changing lives, one meal at a time, thanks to a team of international volunteers and donations from New Zealand and Australia.


  6. Changing society one person at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    Over the course of six weeks Tanya Beech travelled across Africa, soaking up every drop of knowledge she could, in order to come home and change her world. Tanya was the recipient of a fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, which was formed in 1965 after the death of Sir Winston Churchill.


  7. How Australian Execs Can Learn How To Truly Unlock Business Growth PotentialRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    Originally from Australia, I spent 4 years in Beijing where I was a co-founding member and English Editor of TechNode, one of Asia's leading independent tech media that now manages TechCrunch China. I covered stories on local entrepreneurs, start-ups and tech trends that shape life in Asia and especially China.


  8. TV star's very dorky beginningsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    HE'S a hunky TV star, male model and jetsetting celeb but this is where it all began - a daggy audition filmed in a few hours at his parents' house. GOODFELLAS actor Frank Sivero has sued Fox Television for $285 million for allegedly ripping off his character and using it on The Simpsons.


  9. Ascot should go, two tracks unaffordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    OFFENDERS who spit at or bite police officers will undergo mandatory blood tests after legislation was passed through State Parliament. CCC 'welcomes' comments about investigations into its own officers, a day after its overseer said he didn't mean to imply the body had tried to hinder police.


  10. Sport Confidential: First Sam, now George?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    Sam Burgess has already left the NRL, now reports are surfacing that younger brother George is being pursued by English rugby club Gloucester. ENGLISH rugby union giants Gloucester are set to launch a $1 million raid to try and jag the signature of 120kg South Sydney prop forward George Burgess.


  11. Kirsha Kaechele describes her Prospect.3 gun buyback art project in the Huffington PostRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    In a story by Priscilla Frank titled "One Artist Is Buying Back The Guns In New Orleans' Tough Neighborhoods" that appeared on the Huffington post website Wednesday October 23, controversial art impresario Kirsha Kaechele explained her forthcoming art project "The Embassy." In brief, Kaechele's husband David Walsh , founder of the Museum of Old and New Art in Australia's state of Tasmania plans to purchase $100,000 in weapons on Saturday, October 25, with no questions asked.


  12. Sisters at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Celebrity Solstice cruise ship is the second largest cruise ship to be based in Australia operated by Celebrity Cruises. Photo / Supplied.


  13. Alice in Morning LandRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Mercury

    JOIN our social media guru Alice Claridge for her morning blog from 7.30am for all the latest news from Tasmania, interstate and overseas. Federal Government plans to reduce the renewable energy target means King Island's $2 billion wind farm is all but sunk.


  14. Hua fires 70 at event Down Under: Golf: Lowest score for Guam player...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    Guam's Devin Hua is tied for fourth place with a 2-under 70 after the first round of the 2014 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship yesterday at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. This event is Asia's most prestigious amateur golf tournament.


  15. MH370 news: Wreckage is sought on coast, Flight 370 found using cloud changes?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    Now a vessel will begin searching an area off the coast of western Australia, in a fresh effort to find debris The search for the missing MH370 aircraft continues this week, but some encouraging - or at least noteworthy - updates have recently been brought to light. Given current estimates of where Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may have crashed, people near the shores of Indonesia are being prompted to keep their eyes open for any wreckage that may wash up, as even signs of debris are being actively sought out.


  16. Swimming Australia Sends Strong Contingent to FINA World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Swimming Australia is sending a strong contingent on the FINA World Cup tour with the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships just around the corner. A group of ten swimmers will fit in some final race practise when they head to Asia to contest the FINA World Cups in Beijing, Tokyo and Singapore starting this Friday October 24. Six swimmers will attend the first stop in Beijing over October 24 and 25, with Commonwealth Games gold medallist Mitch Larkin and silver medallists from their respective events Grant Irvine and Sally Hunter leading the charge.


  17. Health checks over the net could signal fewer visits to the doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers will investigate whether consultations can effectively be conducted by email, text message, telephone or over the internet, based on the experiences of those who have tried it. They will speak to doctors and patients from GP practices in Bristol, Oxford and rural Scotland that already make use of alternatives to in-person appointments and others that have tried but failed, or had to change their plans.


  18. 5 Open Office Nightmares and How to Survive ThemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    Between the constant chitchat and swarm of germs, you may want to run and hide. But these tips can help you keep calm and carry on.


  19. EEAA Announces 2014 Awards for Excellence FinalistsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Exhibitor Online

    The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia has announced the finalists in the 2014 Awards for Excellence with 4 weeks to awards night. Over thirty volunteer judges reviewed the submissions from Organisers, Venues and Suppliers across the industry.


  20. The Cleaner steps up to PlateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Advocate

    TRIP ADVISER: Cox Plate runner The Cleaner with Devonport's Vern Poke, who looks after the horse on his trips to Melbourne. Picture: Stuart Wilson.