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  1. Plane landing aborted due to wild weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Passengers arriving in to Wellington Airport this morning had a rough ride as southerly winds gusted up to 111kmh above the airport. A twin-engine jet had to abort its landing as it approached the airport from the north over Evans Bay.

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  2. Cruden left at home after night out drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    IN TROUBLE: Aaron Cruden has been left in New Zealand and won't tour Argentina and South Africa with the All Blacks after a night out drinking last Saturday. Aaron Cruden has been expelled from the All Blacks' tour of Argentina and South Africa after a late night drinking incident.

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  3. NZ Ophthalmologists to Form NZ's Largest Eye SpecialistRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Two of the country's leading eye diagnostic and surgical service providers have entered a joint venture which will create the largest private eye care centre in New Zealand and one of the biggest in Australasia. Auckland Eye, New Zealand's leading private sub-specialty eye centre, has formed a strategic partnership with Eye Specialists Day-Surgery Eye Centre in Whangarei making it the largest provider of private ophthalmic services in New Zealand.

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  4. Wild weather hits capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    * Interislander's 8.30am Kairaki sailing to Picton and its 1.15pm return trip cancelled. Aratere's 2.15pm sailing to Picton put on weather watch.

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  5. Ebola trumps nurse's mercy missionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    NURSING AT SEA: Hutt Valley nurse Robyn Ferguson works on the largest civilian hospital ship, but cannot do planned work in Africa because of the Ebola outbreak. A Wellington nurse on her way to help out in Africa had her travel plans disrupted by the Ebola virus outbreak.

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  6. Pre-school nursery set for ChapeltonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mearns Today

    The start of Scotland's largest new town, Chapelton, continues with a deal to bring a pre-school nursery to its first neighbourhood. Operated by The Croft Nurseries Ltd in Stonehaven, the nursery school will have capacity to register 100 children from Chapelton and surrounding areas.

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  7. Ryder Cup 2014: Scot who saved cup from brink is astounded by scale of Gleneagles competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    THE former boss of Bell's whisky put together a A 300,000 sponsorship deal in the 1980's responsible for getting the competition back onto the golfing calander. Professor Raymond Miquel former Chairman of Bells Scotch Whisky who is credited with saving the Ryder Cup in 1983-85.

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  8. Wild weather coming for capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Severe southerly gales are expected to blast Wellington and coastal Wairarapa tomorrow, with a forecast dump of snow likely to cause issues for motorists on the Desert Road. Metservice meteorologist Chris Noble said a severe weather warning was in place for Wellington and coastal Wairarapa with southerly winds up to 120kph predicted tomorrow from mid-morning to late afternoon, before easing.

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  9. Two Pictons: Ontario and New Zealand towns have lots in commonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    View from behind promenade walkway overlooking New Zealand's Picton Harbour and scenic yacht basin on Picton Bay near Picton Harbour Inn in Picton, Ont. IAN ROBERTSON PHOTOS Since learning of New Zealand's while living in Ontario's, south of Belleville, I've always wanted to visit the southern namesake.

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  10. The Yes Scotland pro-independence aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Scotsman.com

    THE whole day felt diseased. Stillborn, malformed, a thing of smirr and haar, hard words and soured dreams.

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  11. Scottish referendum: Nicola Sturgeon edges closer to SNP leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Independent

    James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday. As an experienced member of the lobby, he has previously worked at The Sunday Times and the BBC.

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  12. Comment: Small retailers' community currency hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Scotsman.com

    BEING an independent retailer has never been particularly easy, but the last several years have seen an unprecedented combination of forces coming to bear on small local shops. Along with the usual hurdles of red tape and rising costs, weak consumer confidence has eroded demand as wages continue to lag behind inflation.

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  13. Critics expect it's foot down now on Transmission GullyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manawatu Standard

    GROUND BREAKERS: Official sod turning ceremony for Transmission Gully on Gully site, by SH1, just north of Paekakariki. From left, Ohariu MP Peter Dunne, Education Minister Hekia Parata, Prime Minister John Key, Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Otaki MP Nathan Guy.

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  14. Mini Mysteries - the strange case of the Kawautahi taniwhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    The trusty Mini Cooper S did some off-roading on the way to the Kawautahi Stream Lagoon. Pictures / Paul Charman Parking the Mini Cooper S at Owhango revived memories of working as a cadet reporter at the Taumarunui office of the Taranaki Daily News.

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  15. Athletics: Replicating Val's secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    The world is full of secrets - the Coca-Cola recipe, the nuclear weapons pin codes, the subject of Carly Simon's You're So Vain ... Add the construction manual for an exercise apparatus known as the Eccentric/Concentric Machine, to which Val Adams attributes part of her shot put success. One example exists in Magglingen where Adams has trained for the past four years with Swiss coach Jean-Pierre Egger.

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  16. National moving on from dirty politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Last night, champagne and cheers at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland. This morning, coffee and tactics in the lounge at home in Parnell.

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  17. Tourists' interest for Edinburgh and Aberdeen booms after Scotland independence voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Mail on Sunday

    The tribe time forgot: Hunting baboons with Tanzania's Hadza people who have lived a life unchanged for 10,000 years Going for Gold! British Airways roll out the red carpet for customer who flew a staggering 29,739km in FIVE DAYS just so he could earn an executive club card So much for bunks and bed bugs: Switzerland opens world's first youth hostel with a PRIVATE SPA and swimming pool Bargain beach breaks: Bali tops survey of best value long-haul winter sun escapes ahead of Cape Town and Sri Lanka ... as prices in Dubai and Antigua skyrocket So THAT'S how they do it! Time-lapse video reveals careful assembly of Airbus A380 super jumbo jet in just THREE MINUTES Caviar, fizz on tap and in-flight showers: The best First Class airline seats in the world revealed 'This is not right, dude!': Watch man's hilarious reaction to his FIRST flight in a plane ... filmed by his amused friends NO vote ... (more)

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  18. Gloom for Labour, joy for MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Nervous times: Labour's Wellington Central candidate Grant Robertson has retained his seat, while Hutt South incumbent Trevor Mallard is leading as the final votes are being counted. The balloons, banners and clothes were red, the mood seemed upbeat, but Labour's dismal party vote tonight was the looming truth in the room at the party's election gathering in Wellington.

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  19. William WallaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Irish Republican News

    William is thought to have been the younger son of a Scots landowner, Alan Wallace. In the Scotichronicon, a chronical dating around the end of the 14th century, Walter Bower describes Wallace as: "...a tall man with the body of a giant, cheerful in appearance with agreeable features, broad-shouldered and big-boned... pleasing in appearance but with a wild look, broad in the hips, with strong arms and legs, a most spirited fighting-man, with all his limbs very strong and firm."

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  20. Bainimarama surpasses 120k markRead the original story

    Friday | Fijilive

    FijiFirst party leader and Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama appeared to be the favourite among Fijians who voted at the various army facilities over the pre-poll period, based on provisional results released so far at the National Tally Centre. Final results from 32 polling stations sees FijiFirst party leader and Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama leads with 3040 votes.

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