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  1. Boutique farm for tourists backedRead the original story

    40 min ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A show farm with accommodation targeting ''high-end'' Chinese tourists should be approved, a Dunedin City Council planner has recommended. The tourist attraction, at 311 Wakari Rd on the Dunedin urban fringe, on rural-zone land, would be developed in three stages.


  2. Development group members (left to right) Duncan Alexander, Hugh Carter, and George Duthie.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Northern Scot

    The neo-classical A-listed building is thought to be one of the most architecturally significant churches in Scotland. However, it is only used for worship on 24 Sundays a year, although weekly services are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays.


  3. Sydney Kings crushed by Adelaide 36ers, Josh Childress injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Age

    The Sydney Kings' play-off hopes have been dealt a near fatal blow and their star import Josh Childress is injured after a nightmare clash with the Adelaide 36ers. Despite a promising win against the top-placed New Zealand Breakers on Friday night, the Kings were annihilated 105-86 in their fourth consecutive loss in front of their home crowd.


  4. Wellington's Golden Mile losing lustre as shopping evolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    More than eight per cent of the Wellington region's shop space is vacant, Bayleys real estate research has revealed. It reports a wide disparity in vacancy rates with lower levels in prime locations but the overall rate has risen from 6.5 per cent to 8.2 per cent since 2013.


  5. Cricket: Hart's brave new worldRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The former left-arm spinner made his test debut in Wellington in 1994 against a rampaging Pakistan side that included such illustrious names as Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Inzaman-ul-Haq. The Pakistanis crushed New Zealand by an innings, with Hart picking up just one wicket for more than 100 runs.


  6. New Zealand Have All the Tools Required for World Cup SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    While the All Blacks head to Europe later in the year to defend the William Webb Ellis trophy they lifted in their back yard four years ago, their cricketing counterparts are preparing to enjoy home advantage in a major competition. While they have been semi-finalists at the last two editions of the tournament, New Zealand have always been viewed as plucky underdogs, a team capable of punching above their weight yet not quite having enough to go all the way.


  7. Television couple in Bali shakedownRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    Political journalist Barry Soper may be a big name in New Zealand, but in Indonesia he was just an unsuspecting tourist a traffic cop tried to bribe. Soper and his wife, TVNZ journalist Heather du Plessis-Allan, were on holiday in Bali last week when police fined him NZ$100 for failing to stop for a red light.


  8. Archbishop Tartaglia improving after heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. THE Archbishop of Glasgow's condition has "markedly improved" after he suffered a heart attack while in Spain, the Catholic Church in Scotland said.


  9. Rock legends lure big crowd in TaupoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    About 15,000 people rocked out under the summer sun in Taupo on Saturday with legendary Heart, Foreigner and Three Dog Night providing the music. Local artists Paul Foulds and the Blind Venetians also got the crowd pumping as temperatures reached the high 20s at the Taupo Ampitheatre beside the Waikato River.


  10. Jack Tame: Why Auckland's the best little city in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    I never have breakfast on the flight into Auckland. From LA or SF it's a 12-hour stretch , and not only is the limp, lukewarm in-flight omelette marginally appealing at best, it's an insult to the city that awaits.


  11. Editorial: Birthday toast to our great cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    Auckland is 175 years old tomorrow. Most of its anniversaries pass without much fanfare - Aucklanders are not given to celebrating their city.


  12. Solomons proud of Edinburgh progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    Friday's convincing 38-20 win over Bordeaux secured passage to the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals as Pool Four winners. "Edinburgh was described by the chief executive of Scottish Rugby [Mark Dodson] as a basket case and I certainly found that," said the 64-year-old.


  13. Tiny Scottish village braced for gold rush after A 200 million of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The tourist village of Tyndrum is expected a gold rush after A 200m of the precious metal was discovered in the hills A tiny Scottish village is bracing itself for a gold rush after A 200million of the precious metal was discovered in its hills. The popular tourist village of Tyndrum - near Loch Lomond - is believed to have more of the rare metal than previously thought.


  14. What is the price of beauty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    By day, I will stand out from the crowd. By night, when it is dark in the city, I will embrace my wild, moonlight side.


  15. Fashion at Trentham for Wellington Cup DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dominion Post

    With the mercury expected to hit 27 degrees celsius today, the first thousand or so race-goers who arrived for the 12.25pm start appeared more concerned with applying sunscreen than placing bets. Carena West, Rebecca West and Steph Corkin all travelled down from Auckland for a "girl's day out" and to take part in the fashion in the field competition.


  16. Burns 'with a Batman and Robin vibe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Drawing on Burns' epic poem Tam o' Shanter, it imagines the young poet having to battle witches, demons and bog monsters. As Burns' Night approaches, Scottish writers Emma Beeby and Gordon Rennie have offered some insights into the original story and its sequel, which they suggest will have a "Batman and Robin vibe".


  17. Outflanking the Tolkien fans on New Zealand's Tongariro Alpine CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Independent

    Mt Ngauruhoe featured as Mount Doom in Peter Jackson's film version of The Lord of the Rings and forms the centrepiece of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.


  18. The Evergreen: A New Season In The NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    Patrick Geddes, whose shade hangs over The Evergreen, the first of four promised anthologies of new writing and art, defies knee-jerk pigeon-holing. To some he was a town planner and botanist, an unusual conjunction of vocations but understandable.


  19. The American girl who is the future of New Zealand tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    She has the dream story to go with it. The 26-year-old quit her office job in Washington DC two years ago to travel the world and document her journeys on her blog, Young Adventuress , which she started in 2010 while living in Spain, where she was teaching English.


  20. Scots village of Tyndrum is braced to become modern Klondike as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    A TINY Scots village is bracing itself for a gold rush after A 200million of the precious metal was discovered in its hills. Tyndrum, famed for its Green Welly Stop restaurant and shop, is believed to have more of the rare metal than previously thought.