Norfolk Island Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Christmas and Cocos Islands - WTF?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The RiotACT

    I read with some dismay in the Canberra Times of 2 October about the appointment of Jon Stanhope's successor to the positon of Administrator of Christmas and Cocos Islands. The Administrator jobs in those Islands and Norfolk Island are quasi- gubernatorial positions.

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  2. U.S. says 168 million children are labourersRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2014 | Canadian HR Reporter

    ... Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Cook Islands, Eritrea, the Falkland Islands, Montserrat and Norfolk Island. ``This is not a 'gotcha' exercise. We hope we can make progress,'' Perez said. Childhood is supposed to be a time of ...

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  3. Correction: Child Labor Report storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Cook Islands, Eritrea, the Falkland Islands, Montserrat and Norfolk Island. "This is not a 'gotcha' exercise. We hope we can make progress," Perez said. Childhood is supposed to be a time of "wonder, ...

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  4. Norfolk Islanders desperate to save their democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The people of Norfolk Island want to get closer to the rest of Australia, but they don't want to pay for it with their hard-won local democracy. So the tiny Pacific territory's leaders say they were shocked to discover the federal government is planning to strip the historic island of its parliament as the price of entry into the mainland's taxation system.

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  5. Norfolk Island Pistol ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | Scoop

    With only a one and a half hour flight from Auckland, Norfolk Island is within easy shooting range for the friendly yet competitive 12th Norfolk Island Pistol Championships to be held 07-11 December. Friendly local club members meet visitors on arrival and host a welcome and presentation dinner through the week.

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  6. US says 168 million children are laborersRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | KFMB-am

    ... Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Cook Islands, Eritrea, the Falkland Islands, Montserrat and Norfolk Island. "This is not a 'gotcha' exercise. We hope we can make progress," Perez said. Childhood is supposed to be a time of "wonder, ...

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  7. Labor Dept. says 168 million children worldwide are labourers, 85 million in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Squamish Chief

    ... Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, Cook Islands, Eritrea, the Falkland Islands, Montserrat and Norfolk Island. "This is not a 'gotcha' exercise. We hope we can make progress," Perez said. Childhood is supposed to be a time of "wonder, ...

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  8. Drinking Data Shows U.S. at the Top by Volume, but Europe Dominates Per CapitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... Nine out of the top 10 wine consuming countries per capita are European, the one exception being 10th-ranked Norfolk Island, near New Zealand. The Vatican dominated wine consumption per capita, with each citizen consuming an average of nearly 74 ...

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  9. Hannah's a future country queenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... - they're just silly little Taylor Swift songs. A mixture of true stories. Also on Cosgrove's radar is the Norfolk Island Country Music Award and, if she is lucky enough to be nominated, the National Country Music Awards which are the professional ...

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  10. Slee focuses on convict diaristRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Southland Times

    ... a writer and researcher mainly on penal reform. Her book focuses on the diary of John Ward, who was sent to Norfolk Island from England for 10 years for theft in 1840. In 1841 he started keeping his diary. "The National Library of Australia were ...

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  11. Artists who Wood returns to Whale FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Narooma News

    ... really wedged in my mind, and that was a deceptively simple carving of a knot whittled out of a solid lump of Norfolk Island pine using just knives and chisels. "Frank Swinfield was the genius behind the knot and the sole reason for making the ...

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  12. By pushing for marriage equality, Norfolk Island is showing the way forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Blaze

    ... eighteenth century English and Tahitian. Above: Australian Marriage Equality's Rodney Croome (right) with Norfolk Island Assembly member Hayden Evans with the draft marriage equality bill As you would expect, Norfolk Island supporters of marriage ...

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  13. Manning's amazing coastlineRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | Manning River Times

    ... best swimming beaches featuring an ocean pool, excellent fishing, picnic and barbecue areas under shady Norfolk Island Pines. The local rainforest walk encompasses striking coastal landforms across two headlands, with lookouts for those panorama ...

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  14. Rangi Ruru Wins Top Theatre Award Across The TasmanRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Scoop

    ... own theatres. This was Rangi Ruru's first attempt. The same group of students won 'Best Production' at the Norfolk Island Theatre Festival last year with ' Bottom's Tale - excerpts from A Midsummer Night's Dream' . "Crave" - Rangi Ruru Girls' School ...

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  15. Norfolk Islanda s Endangered Green Parrot Numbers on the RiseRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Scoop

    The population of the critically endangered Green Parrot on Norfolk Island is on the rise, thanks to an intensive collaboration between Massey University researchers and Norfolk Island National Park ecologists and rangers. Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral, ecology researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences at Massey University, arrived on Norfolk Island a year ago to assist with the implementation of an action plan to try and bolster Green Parrot numbers.

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  16. Guardians of LanaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... he advocated for the planting of grasses to stop the drift of soil. Munro cottoned on to the idea of growing Norfolk Island pines to draw the moisture out of the fog and clouds that cling to the island's ridge line, which rises to 1032m at its ...

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  17. LGBT Equality - An Update From AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... can marry does not interfere with a law that says they can't. It may have something to do with the status of Norfolk Island, which seems to have more independence from the federal government than the internal territories, like the ACT. We'll see ...

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  18. Allowing gay marriage on Norfolk Island benefits everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Blaze

    ... Marriage Equality national director Rodney Croome with the draft bill calling on marriage equality on Norfolk Island Studies show that after marriage same-sex couples experience a stronger sense of inclusion and belonging. Also, that marriage ...

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  19. Why Norfolk Island is perfect for same-sex weddingsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Sydney Star Observer

    With plans afoot to enact same-sex marriage legislation in Norfolk Island, a self-governing Australian territory, a former resident reminisces about his time there as a resident and frequent visitor, and how he met his friend Cam Christian, who is instrumental in the island's gay marriage campaign. The small island has its own language and legal system, a long and tumultuous history, and cars must give way to cows.

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  20. Gay marriage: Mutiny on the Bounty islanders blaze a new trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Independent

    ... for The Independent, based in Sydney. She has also worked for Reuters and The Daily Telegraph. Since Norfolk Island was settled by descendants of the Bounty mutineers, the South Pacific territory has always gone its own way. Now, in defiance of the ...

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