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  1. An illuminating start to Christmas in the CityRead the original story

    17 min ago | The RiotACT

    Today Canberra makes history as the SIDS & Kids ACT Christmas Lights in the City breaks the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the world's largest LED light image display. Canberra CBD Limited CEO Jane Easthope is delighted with the record breaking display.

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  2. More Customs officers in time for ChristmasRead the original story

    26 min ago | Scoop

    Customs Minister Nicky Wagner congratulates the twenty seven new Customs officers who are graduating in Auckland today, in time to boost border security at Auckland Airport for the busy summer season. "These Customs officers will start their career at the busiest time of the year in the busiest place at the border.

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  3. Hobbit movies triple tourist spendRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Waikato Times

    The Hobbit trilogy of movies has had a big impact on tourist spending in one North Island region, new figures suggest. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment estimates international spending in the Matamata-Piako district, the home of Hobbiton, more than tripled from $11 million in 2009 to $37m for the year to March 2014.

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  4. Start your shopping early at the Christmas Charity...Read the original story

    50 min ago | Scoop

    Start your shopping early at the Christmas Charity Auction A team of 30 key members from Fletcher Building, part of their Leaders Edge group, have selected the High Tech Youth Network to be the recipient charity for a Christmas Charity Trademe Auction A team of 30 key members from Fletcher Building, part of their Leaders Edge group, have selected the High Tech Youth Network to be the recipient charity for a Christmas Charity Trademe Auction from the 28th November - 5th December. There are over 30 auction items with most listed at $1, including brand new Iphone 6 cellphones, a trip to Melbourne for the Australian Tennis Open.

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  5. Black Friday interest growing among Cape Breton merchantsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cape Breton Post

    Scott MacVicar, owner of Spinner's Mens and Boys Wear on Charlotte Street organizes some sale items at his downtown Sydney store. Like other local businesses, he'll be taking part in a Black Friday sale on Friday.

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  6. Classic Clubman's visit townRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Narooma News

    PASSION FOR CARS: Rochelle Boyer, Michael Gardner and son Jack; the organisers of the event and owners of the Farnboro Motel. Arriving in Narooma on Thursday night, 35 motoring enthusiasts arrived from as far away as Queensland and South Australia with their classic Clubman cars to have fun and share knowledge.

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  7. $433 for NOT using the iPhoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S an extremely difficult move: How do you get Apple customers away from their iPhones? How about offering them a bunch of cash? THE army has been called in to help clean up the "worst storm in a decade" after golf ball-sized hailstones, destructive winds and heavy rain hammered Brisbane. RESEARCHERS knew there were ruins of some sort in the shallow waters near a Greek island.

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  8. Fifa U-20 World Cup Trophy on show with Wellington Phoenix at New Zealand Communities Football CupRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wellington City Council

    You can check the rating valuation and other details of a property by entering its address into our Property Search database. If you live in an inner-city suburb, you can get a resident's parking permit for your vehicle.

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  9. AA strengthens tourism front rowRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    The AA has boosted its tourism credentials with the appointment of an industry leader to a new role at the organisation's top table. Current Tourism Industry Association chairman Grant Lilly has accepted a role as General Manager Travel and Tourism, a role created to strengthen the organisation's involvement in the sector with a view to maximising its potential.

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  10. VUWa s Tom Dobinson wins prize as NZa s top architecture studentRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    News from NZ Institute of Architects Victoria University student Tom Dobinson has won the premier award for New Zealand's architecture students. Dobinson's scheme for a public wharf on the Lyttelton waterfront beat out 11 other finalists in the 2014 New Zealand Institute of Architects Graphisoft 5th Year Student Design Awards, a prestigious competition contested by the top four final year students at New Zealand's three Schools of Architecture: the University of Auckland, Unitec and Victoria University of Wellington.

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  11. Fifa U-20 World Cup Winners Trophy on showRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    Wakefield Park will be buzzing this weekend as 340 passionate football players from around the country meet to contest the 2014 New Zealand Communities Football Cup . The tournament held at Wakefield Park, is a free fun family day with games scheduled across this weekend.

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  12. Does DSL line on Bigpipe give a dial tone?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Geekzone

    In the process of setting up a ADSL connection. Can anyone confirm if a dial tone would be present on the line if I connected to a landline phone please? TIA.

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  13. International visitors spend more in tourist destinationsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    The Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment today released its Regional Tourism Estimates for the year ending March 2014, showing significant growth in spending by international visitors in New Zealand's key tourist destinations. The estimates showed that international visitors spent an estimated $7.2 billion in New Zealand's regions - up $600 million from last year.

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  14. Canterbury students win NZ spatial excellence awardsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    University of Canterbury students Nick Brunsdon and Jayden MacRae are the winners of the inaugural New Zealand student spatial excellence awards. The inaugural awards were formed to recognise excellence in the geospatial sector and are a joint venture between the spatial profession, business and government.

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  15. Paul Fenech brings his two TV comedies to the big screen in Fat Pizza vs Housos .Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    Long after 1000 sensitive, lyrical mood pieces have been forgotten, there'll surely be a place in Australian film history for the unsinkable Paul Fenech - writer-director-star of Fat Pizza , Housos vs Authority , and now Fat Pizza vs Housos , in which the characters from two of his knockabout TV comedies go head to head on the big screen. In a peculiar way, the film presents itself as a nostalgia trip: while new episodes of the SBS show Pizza aired as recently as 2007, Fenech pretends that the characters have been out of sight since 1999.

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  16. Tourists still keen to see Middle EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The elfin tour guide Daisy Jane calls out, "Meet by the trolls", to a group of visitors as they prepare for their behind-the-scenes tour at Weta, the special-effects workshop for the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies. Outside, instead of the usual "Don't walk on the grass" signs, visitors are warned not to climb on the pair of hulking giants guarding the entrance to the Weta Cave museum and gift store in Wellington.

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  17. Neil Diamonda s Highly Anticipated New Zealand Tour AnnouncedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    Neil Diamond , iconic Grammy AwardA -winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will embark on the highly Kicking off in Auckland at Vector Arena on Monday October 19, 2015 , the tour will travel to Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday October 24, 2015 for Labour Weekend. The 2015 tour will feature songs from his newest studio album Melody Road which is a Top 5 album in New Zealand, as well as Neil's long list of hits spanning many decades including Cherry Cherry, Holly Holy, Cracklin' Rosie, Song Sung Blue, You Don't Bring Me Flowers, Solitary Man, Sweet Caroline, Love on the Rocks, Desiree and Shilo.

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  18. Hart goes yacht shopping againRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Southland Times

    New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart has ordered another mega yacht, just months after launching a new 400 million kroner one. Marine industry website GCaptain says Hart has opted to build another giant expedition yacht using the same shipyard Kleven Verft, in Ulsteinvik, Norway.

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  19. Stock Takes: Investors quit Pumpkin PatchRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Orion boss Ian McCrae took a blase view of a dramatic increase in his company's value - and his personal wealth. Photo / Richard Robinson Pumpkin Patch shares hit another record low yesterday as investors continued to punish the company after a dark annual meeting in Auckland on Tuesday.

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  20. Ministers agree to improve MSG TradeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Fijilive

    Nadi College and Labasa Arya Secondary School have been identified as two of the three Technical Colleges to be in place next year aimed to address skill shortage in the construction sector and meet industry needs. United Kingdom Minister of State and Minister for Asia-Pacific Hugo Swire met with Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in London today.

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