Norfolk Island Newswire

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  1. Coast Australia presenter full of praise for EdenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Thursday Magnet

    ... we see this episode maybe around November," he said. "We're also filming in the Torres Strait, the Pilbara, Norfolk Island, an oil platform off the South Coast, northern NSW and Western Australia. "I'm really looking forward to it, and what I really ...

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  2. Maori protest historic medal's saleRead the original story

    Monday | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... look at Greece and the Elgin Marbles.'' King, who had arrived on the First Fleet, was lieutenant governor of Norfolk Island when he started using Maori to help convicts and settlers learn to grow flax. When King returned some Maori safely home to ...

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  3. Maori haka protest against auction of a slice of their historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | The Age

    ... look at Greece and the Elgin Marbles.'' King, who had arrived on the First Fleet, was lieutenant governor of Norfolk Island when he started using Maori to help convicts and settlers learn to grow flax. When King returned some Maori safely home to ...

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  4. Henry Tang's basement an engineering miracleRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | South China Morning Post

    ... could see her PhD dissertation, but that request has yet to be granted. In 1998 Greenwich University moved to Norfolk Island, one of Australia's so-called external territories and set up shop courtesy of a loophole in Australian legislation that ...

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  5. Book review: The Bright Side of My ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Adventures Of Robinson Crusoe . It's rather fitting, considering it's about four convicts who escape from a Norfolk Island prison in the early 19th century and survive a period on the lam in Sydney, only to find themselves cast away on one of the ...

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  6. Should you prune freeze damage on a Norfolk Island pine tree? Dan Gill's mailbagRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Times-Picayune

    QUESTION: I have a Norfolk Island pine tree in my garden that's approximately 6 to 7 feet tall.

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  7. Woodturning WorkshopRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    ... . . . Nothing is more fun than turning green wood! Tim makes a mess and a masterpiece as he introduces you to Norfolk Island Pine. This giant chunk of wood has special characteristics allowing you to bypass normal wood drying procedures. It also ...

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  8. Henry triumphs in World Cup thrillerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... World Cup with a 10-5, 17-0 win over American Dee McSparran in round one. Murphy then lost the first set to Norfolk Island's Carmen Anderson 9-7 in round two before she fought back to win the second set 7-6 and take the tie-break 4-0. In arguably ...

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  9. Biz buzz | Dear Carnival: Readers show real NorfolkRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Last week, the Buzz reported on a mixup on the Carnival Cruise Lines website. Carnival, it seems, had posted images of Norfolk Island in the South Pacific where photos of our very own Norfolk should have been.

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  10. Jones Beach, Cathedral Rocks plan on showRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... area at the south end of Jones Beach have been poisoned and hacked by vandals, including a 30-year-old Norfolk Island pine. The council hopes that forming a Landcare or similar group will bring benefits for the aesthetics of the area, as well as ...

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  11. Council push to attract tourists to ParramattaRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 30 | Paramatta Sun

    ... destination. At the March 24 council meeting, Cr Garrard said Parramatta had ''more heritage probably than Norfolk Island or Port Arthur'' but the success of previous strategies to attract visitors had been limited due to the lack of a dedicated ...

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  12. Biz buzz | Carnival confuses Norfolk and South PacificRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... sea. It turns out Carnival's webmeisters, in a rush to get Norfolk back online, grabbed stock photos of Norfolk Island instead. Understandable, except that Norfolk Islanders live east of Australia, in the South Pacific. That's a place we locals ...

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  13. Robin's red breast a badge of courageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Sydney Morning Herald

    ... not related. Scarlet robins are found throughout the South-West and south-eastern Australia, as well as on Norfolk Island and other Pacific islands, and are more commonly seen in winter when they venture out of the understorey and into grasslands, ...

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  14. Safety issue uproots Kiama tree policyRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... stance on tree removal, however last year councillors voted against two staff recommendations to keep a Norfolk Island pine in Pheasant Point Drive and a fig tree in Bong Bong Street, moves described as a "turning point" for the council. Cr Dennis ...

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  15. Seven Days: Eye spy, but don't say you heard it hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Canberra City News

    ... expansion plan for the prison that bears his name. He actually released more than 900 prisoners from his Norfolk Island hellhole after they had earned their parole. Less than five per cent reoffended. Today's incarnation is following Parkinson's ...

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  16. Youth no barrier to sales successRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | South Coast Register

    ... Sales Feature in the Fairfax Regional Media Southern NSW Awards. Ms Mutton's winning entry was her Discover Norfolk Island feature for helloworld Stockland, Nowra which ran in the South Coast Register. "Rachel has only been with us for a short time ...

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  17. More - HindsightRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 19 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... waging war against the Crown. Most Indigenous convicts didn't survive the harsh conditions of prisons like Norfolk Island, but some did. They often went to work in the service of the colony as trackers, bullock drivers, translators. They had been ...

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  18. Bird snared on lineRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Kiama Independent

    ... Wednesday. Burnett Trees was contacted about a peewee that had been snagged on fishing line 40 metres up a Norfolk Island pine and was being attacked by crows, which would most likely have killed the small bird. They dispatched arborist David ...

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  19. Innovation to drive USA, Illawarra partnershipsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Illawarra Mercury

    ... to the Sydney-based US Consul-General. Hugo Llorens, who is responsible for consular area of NSW, QLD and Norfolk Island, visited Wollongong for the first time on Friday to get a sense of how links between the region and his home country could be ...

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  20. Cyclone Lusi no longer threat to Pacific a " but due...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Scoop

    ... the Australian Bureau of Meteorology said its modelling showed the cyclone would not pass close enough to Norfolk Island to cause any concern. The head of Fiji's Meteorological Service said Fiji had been spared further threatening weather as Cyclone ...

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