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  1. San Mateo council to weigh in on controversial Central Park planRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Central Park is one of the most scenic municipal parks on the peninsula. Paved paths wind through redwoods, Norfolk Island pines and live oaks planted more than a century ago when the property belonged to the family of William Kohl, one of the ...

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  2. San Mateo council to weigh in on controversial Central Park planRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Oakland Tribune

    ... Central Park is one of the most scenic municipal parks on the peninsula. Paved paths wind through redwoods, Norfolk Island pines and live oaks planted more than a century ago when the property belonged to the family of William Kohl, one of the ...

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  3. When Cricket invaded North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | CricketCountry.com

    ... colonies only? Not really. According to Wisden , the sport is played in most parts of this World - from Norfolk Island to Falkland Islands to war-torn African nations like Angola and Congo - the game has found its way in every nook and corner of the ...

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  4. 'Most powerful' passports in the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Al+ Armenia

    ... and 6 territories (Macao, Kosovo, etc.) for a total of 199. Territories annexed to other countries such as Norfolk Island, French Polynesia, etc. are excluded. Most countries require foreigners to get visas before entry, but some passports allow ...

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  5. Travel: Tropical islands are heaven on earthRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Blacktown Sun

    Australia's Lord Howe and Norfolk Island make it in the TripAdvisor's latest Travellers' Choice Awards for best island destinations. Idyllic: Bora Bora in French Polynesia and Australia's Lord Howe were among the best islands to travel to this year.

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  6. A Modern Home With Ocean Views in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Wall Street Journal

    ... to Hills Beach, shown here. In between the beach and the home is the Hills Beach Reserve, which features Norfolk Island pine trees. 'We are not only looking at the ocean but we also have this beautiful green aspect as well,' Mrs. McAnally says. ...

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  7. Port Kembla navy chase facing stiff competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Illawarra Mercury

    Port Kembla is facing competition to be the possible new home of the navy on the east coast - even Norfolk Island has thrown its hat into the ring. Port Kembla is facing competition to be the possible new home of the navy on the east coast - even Norfolk Island has thrown its hat into the ring.

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  8. Australia's best island isn't where you thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | NEWS.com.au

    ... came in at 8th place out of the list of the top 10 islands in the South Pacific (and 1st place in Australia), Norfolk Island was listed 10th (down from 7th place last year) - and is Australia's second-best island. Noticeably absent from the list was ...

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  9. Pigeons and Doves in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... excessive hunting brought about the extinction of two species on Lord Howe Island and another species on Norfolk Island. In Pigeons and Doves in Australia , Joseph Forshaw and William Cooper have summarised our current knowledge of all species, ...

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  10. Norfolk Island ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    We'd been on Norfolk Island for about five minutes when the inevitable question came up: "Is your surname really Christian - any relation?" I am not related to Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian or his descendants who came from Pitcairn Island to settle Norfolk in the 1850s. My ancestors were horse trainers and riders from the English Midlands and, in a roundabout way, horse riding - it really is in the genes - brought us to Norfolk Island.

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  11. Nursing a very special bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Courier

    ... married within months of finishing. Helen was the last to marry, after spending time in Sydney, working in Norfolk Island and London and going back to Warrnambool before moving to Albury to settle. "Nursing has been very kind to me. I've been a lot ...

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  12. Jessica Watson: 900 down, 1,000 mile mark by WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2009 | Examiner.com

    In comments to couriermail.com.au , Jessica Watson's spokesman, Andrew Fraser notes: "We expect her to pass 1000 nautical miles on Wednesday." Her position on Tuesday - along her first leg route past Fiji to the equator - was passing Norfolk Island.

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  13. Jessica Watson: Squid on deck begin day 8 of voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... poled out the headsail to make her downwind run more comfortable. Her reported position on Sunday was near Norfolk Island; with her noted progress, it is estimated that she was between 850 and 900 miles into the journey as the sun went down on ...

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  14. The music and mystery of living in an historic houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | ABC News

    ... his wife enjoyed dinner entertained by their own private band. Captain Piper had overseen the penal colony of Norfolk Island where he met the daughter of convicts Mary Ann Sheers who became his wife and mother of 14 of his children. After time in ...

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  15. Southland shooters on the markRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Southland Times

    ... single rise champion). About 280 shooters took part from throughout New Zealand, as well as Australia, Norfolk Island, New Caledonia and Fiji. Southland had about 30 shooters competing. Gorge Road representatives are always a force to be reckoned ...

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  16. Globe TrekkerRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... nnibals and Indian plantation workers that were brought to the islands to harvest sugar cane. He learns about Norfolk Island's convict past, and the hells of New Caledonia make a perfect setting for an island trek to the country's native inhabitants.

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  17. Guest Post: Ian Plimer - How to make Canberra efficientRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Catallaxy

    ... and emergency management and oodles of other immensely important things. Maybe a former penal colony like Norfolk Island would fit the bill but for me the Tiwi Islands, NT is the pick place. This part of Australia is close to our northern neighbours ...

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  18. Gallipoli 100 years, the veterans: Major-General Charles RosenthalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... He was later a Member of the Legislative Assembly, an alderman of Sydney City Council and Administrator of Norfolk Island. He was bom at Berrima, NSW, and began architectural studies at the age of 15. Later, he practised as an architect in Western ...

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  19. Renowned expert on Pacific affairs Stuart Inder has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... celebrations to mark the signing of the Treaty of Independence of Papua New Guinea in 1978 and the opening of Norfolk Island's first Legislative Assembly in 1979. In 1965, Inder wrote about the quest of the Banaban people to be fairly recompensed by ...

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  20. Words into sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Canberra Times

    ... upcoming light rail, is the only way to ensure the best outcomes for the ACT. I have spent some time on Norfolk Island, settled four weeks after the First Fleet's arrival in 1788. It was not "invaded", as there were no inhabitants. It became a ...

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