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  1. Norfolk defends self-governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... under that arrangement the Commonwealth would take back the responsibility to fund its responsibilities on Norfolk Island," she said. "It's about the capacity to raise our own source revenue and we of course are bound by what the Norfolk Island Act ...


  2. Call to dissolve Norfolk Island GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | ABC News

    Norfolk Island, which has been bankrupt for several years and is being bailed out by the Australian Government, is the subject of a parliamentary inquiry.


  3. 'We had time to say our goodbyes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... Before parting, Roger Guard talked about the happy holidays they had shared together, in Spain, Italy and Norfolk Island and three trips to Adelaide to see the sisters' mother. "When we parted at Ghent, Jill said 'Oh, we've got to take you to Lord ...


  4. Siti's hopes of bagging a hat-trick of titles dashedRead the original story

    Saturday | The Star Online

    ... The national No. 1 had suffered back-to-back losses to unheralded Saikia Nayanmoni of India (21-15) and Norfolk Island's Carmen Anderson (15-21) in her opening Group C matches at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre on Thursday. Siti, who won the gold ...


  5. Australian skipper Matt Flapper shinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    ... 21-12. The men's pair of Brett Wilkie and Aron Sherriff had to stave off a strong challenge from the Norfolk Island duo of John Christian and Tim Sheridan, who doubles up as the island's finance and sports minister. The islanders had Australia tied ...


  6. Commonwealth Games: 'Team Ballarat' overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Courier

    ... picking up five shots on the 13th end and then moving out to a 15-13 lead with two of the 18 ends remaining. Norfolk Island pushed them all the way in a 14-10 result in round three, but it was easier going in a 20-7 win over Jersey. After defeating ...


  7. Aust well placed at Games lawn bowlsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... The mens pair of Brett Wilkie and Aron Sherriff are also on top of their group after beating a tough Norfolk Island 14-10 and the Cook Islands 25-11. And women's singles hope Kelsey Cottrell beat Guernsey's Lucy Kate Beere 21-12, while the women's ...


  8. Commonwealth Games: Relaxed atmosphere as Ellen Falkner prevails in opening game at Glasgow 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... well as a unit. Ultimately we've put in a decent performance and got a good result." Falkner's team take on Norfolk Island's Tess Evans,Wendy Nagy, Petal Jones and Essie Sanchez in their second game today. The Pacific islanders, who hail from the ...


  9. Glasgow 2014: Bothwell ace Kirsty Gilmour moves up to second in Commonwealth rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Daily Record

    ... in the semi-finals. In the men's singles, Kieran Merrilees is eighth seed and begins against Richard Cribb of Norfolk Island, but England's 2010 silver medallist Rajiv Ouseph is likely to test him in the quarter-finals. Martin Campbell and Patrick ...


  10. Welcome to the worldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Carnoustie Today

    ... the teams. Representatives from across the Commonwealth including New Zealand, India, Canada, the Maldives, Norfolk Island, Isle of Man and Anguila, together with local dignitaries and invited guests were treated to an evening of Angus talent at the ...


  11. Kent athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day 2 - Friday, July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Kent Online

    ... England Fours side. The former Whitstable BC player whose married name is Honnor is in the team to take on Norfolk Island at 8.45am, having helped England open their group campaign with a 21-11 win over Canada on Thursday. Tonbridge judo star Katie ...


  12. Amateurish, eccentric and so very British: Was the Commonwealth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Daily Mail

    ... the Athletes' Village, you can find some of the world's fastest sports stars queuing for lunch alongside the Norfolk Island's badminton team. Only six people on Norfolk Island play competitive badminton - and five of them have come to Glasgow. They ...


  13. Spirit of the Home Games in AngusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Montrose Today

    ... piped into a special civic reception. Representatives from India, New Zealand, the Isle of Man, the Maldives, Norfolk Island and Canada were joined by ambassadors from Angus Council and invited guests at Carnoustie Leisure Centre to celebrate the ...


  14. Commonwealth Games: Ellen Falkner gets off to winning start at Glasgow 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... Chinery. Falkner, who won the fours in Manchester in 2002 and the pairs in Delhi four years ago, now faces Norfolk Island, who beat South Africa 17-13 this morning, in their next match tomorrow. Areyou interested in sports such as Cambridge tennis, ...


  15. Marine protected areas to be set upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | BBC News

    ... who lost -57kg quarter-final v Canada's Jessica Klimkait. She gives everything to judo. Bronze maybe? As Norfolk Island begin their lawn bowls campaign today against Canada, read the story of the island's sports minister Tim Sheridan who has left ...


  16. Lift-off in Glasgow after Commonwealth Games opening ceremony......Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Daily Mail

    ... flotsam and jetsam of a lost empire fighting over 261 gold medals. Before we leave the subject of Norfolk Island, that idyllic speck in the Pacific Ocean, we should record their team of 24 athletes and nine officials were led out at the opening ...


  17. Norfolk shuttlers just happy to be in GlasgowRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Star Online

    Norfolk Island badminton player Richard Cribb shares a joke with team-mate Tez Gray and coach Tony Mordaunt after their training session at the Emirates Arena on Wednesday.


  18. Glasgow 2014: Motherwell's Caroline Brown is out to win Lawn Bowls GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Daily Record

    ... irs competition - where she will compete with Belshill's Margaret Letham - will see her take on South Africa, Norfolk Island, Zambia and Samoa with the final in that event taking place on Friday week (August 1).


  19. Which flags will fly inside Games venues?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | BBC News

    ... ield in the centre belongs to Kenya. And the final one, with a tree planted in the middle, is, of course, the Norfolk Island. Why not have a go at naming some on your own? Trying to correctly identify flags can be a fun little game.


  20. New Zealand Post Book Awards Finalists AnnouncedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Scoop

    ... embroidery and The Bright Side of my Condition by Charlotte Randall, based on a true story of four escaped Norfolk Island convicts who were deposited on The Snares - a group of islands south of Stewart Island. Damien Wilkins' book Max Gate departs ...