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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Rangi Ruru Wins Top Theatre Award Across The TasmanRead the original story

    Sep 21, 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' . Full results, Brisbane Arts ...

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Open agapanthus pods to start seedlingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | OrlandoSentinel.com

    ... in the garden. It takes two to three years of normal perennial plant care to have them in bloom. Q: I have a Norfolk Island Pine that has grown large in its container and needs to be set in the ground. What is the best time of the year to add it to ...

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  19. Plans afoot to legalise gay marriage in Norfolk Island by year's endRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Sydney Star Observer

    LESS than a year after Australian Capital Territory's short-lived same-sex marriage legislation, Norfolk Island is set to be the next territory to pass its own same-sex laws by the end of 2014. A notice of intention to introduce the legislation was made today, but the Australian self-governing territory is not expected to vote on the matter until next month.

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  20. Norfolk Island gay marriage bid 'safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Age

    A gay descendant of Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian says he's excited he may soon be able to wed his partner, as one of Australia's smallest territories pushes forward with plans to make same-sex marriage legal. Rebellion is once again in the air on Norfolk Island, as the self-governing territory of 2000 people halfway between Australia and New Zealand prepares to vote on the law in coming weeks.

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