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  1. A sense of whānau far from homeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Like many young Germans, Rebecca first came to New Zealand as a tourist. She was interested in Maori culture, but it was something she'd only ever read about.

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  2. Man overboard: Four hours before disappearance reportedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    The elderly Australian man who is presumed dead after falling 25m into rough seas from a cruise ship was missing for more than four hours before his disappearance was reported. The 84-year-old's fall into the Tasman Sea from the Sun Princess was captured on CCTV footage at 10.40pm NZT yesterday, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.

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  3. Keep ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CSRwire.com

    Green crowdfunding is fast emerging as an innovative practice to support startups and enterprises engaged in the development of sustainable products and services. Online crowdfunding allows for removal of middlemen, and helps in the establishment of a direct financial relationship between socially and environmentally conscious investors and sustainable entrepreneurs.

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  4. Shona Robison issues apology over 34 C.diff deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    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. Shona Robison has issued a 'sincere and profound' apology after an outbreak of C.diff claimed 34 lives.

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  5. Cruise ship fall: Lost man not reported for four hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The elderly Australian man presumed dead after falling 25m into rough seas from a cruise ship was missing for more than four hours before his disappearance was reported. The 84-year-old's fall into the Tasman Sea from the Sun Princess was captured on CCTV at 10.40pm NZT on Monday, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority said.

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  6. Wellington NRL team could be ready by 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    HEATING UP: The spokesman for the bid for a new Wellington-based NRL side is due to meet with NRL management within the next week. The consortium behind the bid for a second New Zealand-based NRL franchise says the team would be ready to play by 2017.

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  7. BMX rider picks up in the placingsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Kyle Rutherford competed over Labour Weekend at the North Island BMX championships near Pukekohe. Kyle went three places better this year to fifth in the 16 boys.

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  8. Anger at Pol Pot remarkRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    A Dunedin city councillor who compared Heritage New Zealand with the leader of the Khmer Rouge has been forced to beat a hasty retreat. Cr Hilary Calvert made the comment as councillors discussed Heritage New Zealand's desire to protect the old sea wall running alongside Portobello Rd on Otago Peninsula.

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  9. Kakapo chick unit 'a first'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Southland Times

    Invercargill ratepayers will bankroll a $425,000 project to have the world's only kakapo chick-rearing unit on their back doorstep. The Invercargill City Council agreed to stump up the money at a meeting behind closed doors this month, after city councillor and Kakapo Recovery advocacy ranger Karen Arnold brokered the deal.

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  10. Gallipoli ballot losers given second chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Press On-Line

    JUST THE TICKET: Annette and Derek Benfield, of Christchurch, have been given tickets to attend Gallipoli commemorations after a reallocation of passes. Hundreds of New Zealanders who missed out on balloted tickets to the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli have found out they can go.

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  11. Ian Rankin vents anger at 'embarrassing' Edinburgh Airport on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The surreal park left 40ft underwater when the snow melts... with fish swimming in the trees and eerie abandoned park benches Is this the ultimate suitcase for shopaholics? New bag inflates from carry-on size to check-in case so travellers can take home more holiday bargains Couple left with A 16,000 medical bill for private hospital treatment after bus crashes into VOLCANO on dream holiday in Ecuador Girl, 10, hospitalised and left on IV drip after couple's 'nightmare' Turkish honeymoon at resort where 'flies landed on food and children were seen vomiting by pool' Princess Diana, the Kennedys, Woody Allen... now Wills and Kate: Inside the luxury Carlyle hotel, where couple will stay during New York trip... and suites cost A 9k London beats Hogmanay capital to be crowned top New Year's Eve city break destination Paint peeling from walls, decaying suites and rotting furniture: The ... (more)

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  12. Tourism mission for Oz and New ZealandRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business World

    Tourism Ireland's final overseas trade mission of 2014 kicks off this week to New Zealand and Australia, taking in the cities of Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The sales blitz aims to capitalise on growth in visitors from Australia and New Zealand so far this year and to kickstart the promotional effort for 2015.

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  13. Glasgow street 'commands top rents'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    Research by real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield suggested it can command a rental of nearly A 1,900 per sq m. That outstrips Princes Street in Edinburgh , Market Street, Manchester and Briggate, Leeds .

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  14. Buchanan Street rents highest outside LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Evening Times

    GLASGOW has cemented its position as one of the top shopping destinations after it was found to be the most expensive location for retailers outside London. The city's Buchanan Street boasts the priciest retail space this year, according to real estate adviser Cushman and Wakefield.

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  15. AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Xtra!

    The first city that comes to mind when visiting Auckland is Canada's own Vancouver. Both are clean, modern waterfront cities, wrapped in marinas, surrounded by spectacular nature and blessed with good weather.

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  16. GalwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2014 | Xtra!

    A big heart, huge personality and a place to soak up the ambiance of the Ireland of postcards and clichA s Perched on Ireland's ruggest west coast, on the brim of the Atlantic, Galway is a diminutive destination with a big heart, huge personality and hectic calendar of festivals. Today, the medieval city of 70,000 is a college town and the fastest-growing town in Ireland.

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  17. Kiwi firms offer health benefits to workersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Southern Cross Health Society head of people and talent Vicki Caisley said employers needed to take a more proactive approach to workplace wellness if they wanted a productive workforce. Photo / Thinkstock An increasing number of Kiwi firms are trying to keep staff healthy by shouting breakfast or fruit, running exercise or weight loss challenges and even offering to contribute money towards sports gear including snowboarding equipment.

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  18. Coding Kids Making the World a Better PlaceRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    From reducing driveway accidents to helping the blind and making your supermarket shopping easier - coding secondary school students across New Zealand have come up with some innovative solutions to make the world a better place in the 2014 Orion Health Codeworx competition. 17 November 2014: Technology is now well cemented as New Zealand's third largest export sector, and valued at an estimated $6.1 billion in exports.

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  19. Glasgow street most expensive outside LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    BUCHANAN Street is the most expensive UK retail destination outside London this year, beating comparable shopping thoroughfares in the likes of Edinburgh, Guildford and Manchester. BUCHANAN Street is the most expensive UK retail destination outside London this year, beating comparable shopping thoroughfares in the likes of Edinburgh, Guildford and Manchester.

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  20. Electric van heading south for eRallyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Scoop

    A team of University of Waikato engineering students will travel to Christchurch this week to showcase their electric van at New Zealand's first electric vehicle efficiency rally. The eRally event takes place on 30 November and is part of the larger Evolocity event run by the Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles .

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