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  1. Your Business: Jewellers - Grant Partridge, Partridge JewellersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Grant Partridge represents the fifth generation to run his family's jewellery business, Partridge Jewellers, which dates back to 1864. Grant Partridge represents the fifth generation to run his family's jewellery business, Partridge Jewellers , which dates back to 1864.

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  2. Ikea online sales push could include NZRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Ikea has raised hopes that Kiwis might soon be able to buy the Swedish furniture chains' products online from Australia, saying an announcement is coming soon. An online sales push by the global furniture giant has prompted hope New Zealanders may finally be able to get their hands on the products without using parallel importers.

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  3. Gay-friendly NZ lauded by travel bibleRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

    Travel bible Lonely Planet has lauded New Zealand as one of the most "inclusive and progressive" gay-friendly tourist destinations in the world. The travel guide company released its Top Travel Lists for 2015 on Tuesday, awarding Washington DC the best city, Gallipoli the best region and Singapore the best country.

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  4. Your Business: Jewellers - Grant Partridge, Partridge JewellersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Grant Partridge represents the fifth generation to run his family's jewellery business, Partridge Jewellers, which dates back to 1864. Grant Partridge represents the fifth generation to run his family's jewellery business, Partridge Jewellers , which dates back to 1864.

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  5. International showcase opportunity for NZ tourism operatorsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    The country's best tourism operators are being invited to showcase their businesses at TRENZ 2015, New Zealand's most important annual international tourism trade event. More than 1000 delegates are expected to attend the four-day event which is being held at the Rotorua Energy Events Centre, 17-20 May. For the first time, TRENZ is being hosted by eXplore Central North Island , a collective representing eight regions - The Coromandel, Bay of Plenty, Eastland, Hawke's Bay, Ruapehu, Lake Taupo, Rotorua and Hamilton & Waikato.

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  6. Online Shopping a Popular Kiwi PastimeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Scoop

    More than a third of New Zealanders spend more money shopping online than they do on a shopping trip to the store according to a new, nationwide survey by Canstar Blue. Aucklanders are leading the online charge, with 52% preferring to empty their wallets online over in-store, says Canstar New Zealand, General Manager, Derek Bonnar.

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  7. Carrier bag cheats short-change charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    CHARITIES could lose out on potential revenue generated from the new carrier bag charge due to a failure to police small shops and self-service checkouts. The charge, which came in yesterday, will see a 5p levy - whether it is made of thin plastic, paper or biodegradable materials.

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  8. Levin Police Seek Missing GirlRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    Levin Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of 16 year old Sela Fifita-Tovo who was last seen on Tuesday 7th October 2014 boarding an Intercity Bus in Levin, intending to travel to Auckland to visit family. It is believed Sela got off the bus at the Westfield Mall in Manukau City the following morning, Wednesday the 8th of October 2014.

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  9. More work needed to get kids out of carsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    The Wellington region needs to up its game and get more children walking, cycling or scooting to school, says Greater Wellington Regional Council chair Fran Wilde. Her comments come on the back of figures released from the regional School Travel Plan Programme which shows targets for active school travel are not being met.

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  10. Oregon: Portland's innovative flavourRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Portland is more than just a city with good food. It's like your weird foodie friend, who always discovers things about a year before you do and by the time you've caught up, they're already on to something else.

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  11. Ikea in global online sales pushRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    An online sales push by global furniture giant Ikea won't necessarily help long-suffering Kiwis trying to get their hands on the Swedish products. But nor will it stop the chain's outgrowth of new stores, because it needs bases from which to ship its online sales, says a retail analyst.

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  12. Nelson/Tasman: Taste the top o' the southRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Nelson is host to a bike path that meanders through beautiful countryside and stops at top food producers, finds Catherine Smith. I'd been in Nelson a year or two ago when the first sections of the trail, part of the Nga Haerenga National Cycle Trail were just opening up.

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  13. Key: Housing problem takes time to fixRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Scoop

    Travel bible Lonely Planet has lauded New Zealand as one of the most inclusive and progressive gay-friendly tourist destinations in the world. Developers are buying up the Government's special housing areas in Auckland with no intention of building houses, says Labour's housing spokesman Phil Twyford.

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  14. NZ achieves unprecedented profile in Chinese reality TV showRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Scoop

    More than 400 million viewers across China tuned in for season two of Chinese reality show Dad, where are we going? featuring 217 minutes of celebrities travelling around New Zealand. Tourism New Zealand and Air New Zealand pitched for the rights to host the production in September, with New Zealand becoming the first international destination to ever feature in the show.

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  15. Lonely Planet rates NZ experiences for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    RAINBOW FRIENDLY: New Zealand has a "a brilliant network of gay- and lesbian-friendly homestays which run the length and breadth of the country from the top of the semi-tropical North Island to the depths of the glacial South". New Zealand rates some honourable mentions in Lonely Planet's top 10 lists for 2015 but misses out on the ultimate accolades.

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  16. Auckland: Spring into cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    Haul the bike out of the garage, clean it up, and prepare to tackle the Auckland Harbour Bridge, writes Sarah Ell. It takes the most hardened cycling enthusiast to go biking in the wind and rain of an Auckland winter.

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  17. Let's live in... WiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Wilton is a tiny suburb nestled in the the North-Western hills of Wellington. With just 32 streets and a population of less than 3000, it's so small that there are born Wellingtonians who barely know it exists.

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  18. Twelve Questions: Victor RodgerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Acclaimed writer Victor Rodger grew up in a Scottish Christian family, the illegitimate son of a teenage mum. His play Sons, written 20 years ago and being performed again in Mangere this week, is about his fight to be part of his Samoan father's family.

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  19. Squeeze for big weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    Tasman supporters looking for a place to rest their heads might find themselves bunking down at home with Taranaki fans. The NPC Premiership final between Taranaki and the Tasman Makos on Saturday is just one of several events drawing in big numbers for the long weekend and 'no vacancy' signs light up across the region.

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  20. Lonely Planet gives NZ big tickRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The country is touted as one of the most "progressive, inclusive and accepting" destinations for gay and lesbian travellers, coming second in the "most gay-friendly travel places" category. The second-place spot on the book's gay-friendly list - after Denmark's capital Copenhagen - was due to New Zealand's "inclusive and progressive behaviour" towards the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transsexual and queer community, Lonely Planet author Chris Zeiher wrote.

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