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  1. AstraZeneca cancer drug, companion test approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Eight children are dead and a woman has stab wound injuries in a crime Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott called "unspeakable". Design improvements, a new five-star hotel and inflation have rocketed up the SkyCity convention centre's pricetag by as much as $130 million.

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  2. Scandinavian skills paying offRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Bjorn Oscar Sollie holds his Central Otago-flavoured beef jerky in front of a smokehouse at Konig Gourmet Foods' Green Island factory. Photo by Stephen Jaquiery.

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  3. Work on extra lane to start soonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    Road cones and speed restrictions are about to become a common sight on Wellington's urban motorway, as work begins in earnest on construction of a fourth northbound lane. Preparation works for the new three-kilometre lane between Ngauranga and Aotea Quay have been under way alongside the motorway for a few months now, but the real on-road construction is set to begin on January 5. Construction teams will start at the Ngauranga Gorge interchange and work their way down to the Aotea Quay on-ramp, building the new lane in one-kilometre sections over the next 18 months.

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  4. Soaring Eagle set to draw in visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Rore Kahu, which stands above the site of the Marsden Cross, will house displays explaining the area's historical importance. Photo / Cooper and Company Multimillionaire property investor Peter Cooper helped build the country's most important new heritage structure which opens tomorrow in the Bay of Islands.

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  5. Cricket tops bill in super season of big eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A huge summer of international events in Auckland will hit fever pitch over the weekend of March 14-15 when the ICC Cricket World Cup, Volvo Ocean Race, Pasifika Festival, Auckland Arts Festival and an Eagles concert will all jostle for the city's attention. A jam-packed calendar that also includes the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines, a host of concerts and festivals and triathlon and ironman races means Auckland is set to usher in its biggest summer of major events.

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  6. New Zealand fashion students showcase clothes made out of Indian fabricsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Visiting fashion designer students from New Zealand held a unique fashion show in Coimbatore with western dresses made out of India fabrics. Models along with their designers walked on the ramp showcasing dresses made out of sarees, kurtas, silk, etc.

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  7. Next Stop, Quito: Top Cities 2015By Brandon PresserRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    From Quito in Ecuador to Glasgow in Scotland, the Daily Beast's top 10 cities to visit next year have fascinating, distinctive characters. When it comes to recent travel trends, authenticity is the gauge with which we measure the success of a memorable holiday, and like-a-local experiences is its currency.

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  8. 17 reasons why 2014 will be remembered for many...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Today FM

    I'm no fashion expert but even I know that the Colombia women's cycling team kit seen here is a genuine disaster pic.twitter.com/4vdRzH8ohd Of course Macaulay Culkin keeps being booed off stage with The Pizza Underground - they change Lou Reed's Perfect Day to 'It's a Pizza Day' I for one enjoyed pizza underground at dot to dot yesterday, they gave the crowd pizza for Christ's sake what more do you people want When BBC 2 scheduled this unfortunately titled programme, barely an hour after Brazil was knocked out of the World Cup in a 7-1 defeat to eventual winner Germany: When the Ice Bucket Challenge craze went viral on social media in the summer - all in the name of an excellent cause, best summed up here : When New Zealand police had to apologise to "any persons of Irish descent" after mistakenly assuming a man whose kayak was tied sideways to the roof of his car was an "Irish tourist", ... (more)

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  9. Virgin trains set for busiest ever ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 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. A TRAIN operator is preparing for its busiest ever Christmas period in Scotland with more than 350,000 of its passengers expected to travel across the border in the next fortnight.

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  10. Edinburgh travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    Scotland's handsome capital is arguably at its finest in winter when Hogmanay beckons and fine dining is the order of the day The Scottish capital really goes to town with all things festive: take a spin on the big wheel and other funfair rides in the Christmas Gardens, shop at the Christmas markets and go ice skating. And on New Year's Eve catch Scottish band of the year Young Fathers, alongside north Lanarkshire rockers The Twilight Sad, at the Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party .

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  11. First bus with beds (40 of them) arrives in Wellington from AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    Overnight bus travel in New Zealand has changed forever with the first passengers on the new Naked Bus Sleeper experiencing the latest innovation in low-cost trips - a good night's rest on a lie-flat bed. The Naked Bus Sleeper service arrived in Wellington this morning with passengers from Auckland and Hamilton the first to stretch out in the vehicle's 40 lie-flat beds, tucked up with pillows, sheets and onesies while they snoozed their way down the North Island.

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  12. Herath expected to miss 1st NZ-Sri Lanka testRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath is expected to miss the first match of Sri Lanka's two-test series against New Zealand because of a groin injury. The Sri Lanka team arrived in Christchurch on Friday, a week before the first test begins, but 37-year-old Herath did not travel due to the injury which he suffered in a recent one-day game against England.

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  13. InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady GagaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    InterContinental Hotels Group has become the first hotel group in Australasia to use interactive social media platform Shuttlerock to engage with its customers. Shuttlerock was successfully launched last week for IHG hotels Crowne Plaza Auckland and Holiday Inn Rotorua, and is due to be launched for Crowne Plaza Queenstown and Holiday Inn Auckland Airport next month .

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  14. NZICC will benefit all of New ZealandRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Scoop

    The New Zealand International Convention Centre will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New ZealandA's business events industry association. Conventions and Incentives New Zealand Chief Executive Sue Sullivan is welcoming news of progress on the New Zealand International Convention Centre project.

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  15. Free transport to Auckland events this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Auckland has a packed schedule over the next three months, including the ICC Cricket World Cup, the NRL Nines, and the Paul Simon and Sting concert. "We never use the word 'free', it's included," Auckland Transport special events manager John Strawbridge said.

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  16. Promising Student Wins Airport ScholarshipRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawke's Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year. The airport company is providing scholarship funding for promising students over the next five years, recognising EIT tourism and travel students' assistance with an airport survey undertaken in May. Over eight days, second-year diploma students questioned 1000 passengers on their views of the terminal building to help guide the company with future planning.

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  17. SkyCity seeks consent for $402m convention centreRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    SkyCity Entertainment Group announced today it had lodged its resource consent application with Auckland Council to build Auckland's new $402 million convention centre. Nigel Morrison, chief executive, said the application was for the convention centre, an adjacent five-star 300-room hotel and pedestrian laneway, public gallery entrance from Hobson St, multiple meeting rooms, a dedicated 3000-seat theatre and an exhibition floor the size of Eden Park's rugby pitch.

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  18. Last bell for Nelson Central's top trioRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    Travel is calling for three of Nelson Central's leadership team who have spent a combined 73 years at the school. Principal Paul Potaka is retiring at the end of term 1 next year, deputy principal Dianne Thomson's last day at the school is today while deputy principal and special educational needs co-ordinator Christine Harrison is taking next year off for refreshment leave.

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  19. SKYCITY provides progress update on NZICC projectRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    SKYCITY Entertainment Group, with the agreement of the Crown, is today lodging a resource consent application for the New Zealand International Convention Centre . The application to Auckland Council is for the NZICC and an adjacent five star 300-room SKYCITY hotel and pedestrian laneway to be developed separately.

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  20. Kiwis take to technology to beat the Christmas rushRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scoop

    With the Christmas shopping rush in its final week, new research confirms that Kiwis are increasingly more reliant on technology to shop and are even becoming less resistant to the idea of contactless payment using a mobile phone. Colmar Brunton research released this week reveals almost eight out of ten Online New Zealanders surveyed had purchased a product or service online in the previous three months.

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