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  1. Norfolk Island moves to legalise same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Blaze

    Gay and lesbian Australians could soon tie the knot at home without having to travel to a foreign nation if marriage reforms are passed in the country's smallest territory - Norfolk Island. Norfolk Island Assembly Member Hayden Evans will today table a draft a Bill that will allow same-sex couples to marry.


  2. Oceania to call in several new ports in winter 2015-16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Travel Weekly

    ... ports are clustered in those regions. Other ports never visited before by Oceania's five ships include Eden, Norfolk Island, Cooktown and Newcastle, in Australia; Gisborne in New Zealand; and Sanya, China. Some of the new destinations will be ...


  3. Peggi Medeiros offers free lecture at DHPT annual meeting on Sept. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 |

    ... captain from Martha's Vineyard, a young teacher from New Zealand, and a one time pearl diver from Norfolk Island. Captain James A. M. Earle took the Morgan out on ten voyages between 1890 and 1908. Honor Matthews Earle would marry him in Hawaii, ...


  4. A new challenge for Outrigger paddlers on Norfolk IslandRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | Scoop

    Norfolk Island Wa'a Outrigger Club in conjunction with the Norfolk Island Travel Centre invite paddlers and spectators to join them for the Norfolk Ocean Challenge being held for the very first time on Norfolk 18 - 23 January 2015. Crew spaces are strictly limited and spectators should book early to secure the best prices to travel during what is shaping up to be a very popular week.


  5. Cannabis trial approval comes too late for companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Examiner

    ... able to grow the product for the trial," Dr Washer said. He said the organisation had now set its sights on Norfolk Island, despite the island's administrator cancelling their licence to grow. "He wasn't happy with our initial submission . . . so ...


  6. Storm destroys transplanted treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Yahoo!

    A 22-tonne Norfolk Island pine tree that was moved last week to make way for the $18 million City Beach redevelopment has become a victim of Perth's wild weather. The tree, moved from the beach to the nearby intersection of Oceanic Drive and Challenger Parade after six months of planning, was one of two destroyed in this week's storm overnight Sunday.


  7. Eight characters in search of an author - new ImproACT showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Canberra City News

    ... smiling Chris, a mild-mannered Centrelink employee by day but who knew what by night. And Darlene from Norfolk Island, who had a passion for old Toranas and trips to Bali. In fact, as one of them confided to me early in the evening while she ...


  8. Green Parrot focus for Bird Lovers this DecemberRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Scoop

    Join local Norfolk Island bird expert Margaret Christian, along with Derek Ball, Director of WildMob and Chair of Island Arks Australia on Norfolk Island 02-06 December. Their wealth of knowledge will provide a fun-filled week of bird watching and a highlight of the week being a presentation on the endemic and endangered Norfolk Island Green Parrot.


  9. Wood work competition returns to 2014 Whale FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Thursday Magnet

    This detail of wood artist Frank Swinfield's knot, deceptively simple carving of a knot whittled out of a solid lump of Norfolk Island pine using just knives and chisels, won the 2013 Unplugged Prize at the Eden Whale Festival's Artists who Wood competition. As the 2014 Eden Whale Festival draws ever closer, wood artists around the region are now preparing their entries for th Exhibition organiser, Jeff Donne, said visitors to the exhibition can expect to see some incredible skills on display and a strong focus on handcrafted creations.


  10. Australian pioneer's saga is flesh and bones honestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... colonial era (largely omitted from classroom curricular!). Kreffl has visited penitentiaries, including Norfolk Island and the vanished site of Toongabbie, and is still collecting the evidence of a denied past. He is working on the trilogy "Con Vic ...


  11. The redemptive power of treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... was a former housing commission home built in the 1970s. In its front yard, the incongruous sight of a Norfolk Island Pine, at least 30 metres tall, clearly many years older than the house. Whose hands placed it in the soil? What was on the site 100 ...


  12. Tas minister changes tack on medicinal cannabis trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | ABC News

    ... made the initial proposal to the State Government, Tasman Health Cannabinoids (THC), took its proposal to Norfolk Island after it was rejected by Tasmania. Norfolk Island's government initially accepted the proposal only to have it overturned by the ...


  13. The Lawn's Gone. Now What?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Edhat

    ... g the garden to "splurge" on a few slightly thirstier plants like Iceberg Rose and in the shade of a towering Norfolk Island Pine, a few Oak-Leaf Hydrangeas. But the workhorses that are driving down their


  14. Covert family reunitesRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... to New Zealand with his daughter Mary. He travelled to Samoa and married Fa'asala and moved back to NZ then Norfolk Island. Eventually they moved to Levuka then Macuata where Byron, Olive and Dan were born. "William Covert was an overseer at coconut ...


  15. Lord Howe Island: Six Islands in a Single-Engine, Part 2: Past the Point of No ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Jaunted

    ... are capped at 400 at any given time. Our initial plan was to transit through Lord Howe and continue onto Norfolk Island the same day after a quick refueling. Lord Howe makes for stunning scenery, even before landing at its tiny airstrip. The island ...


  16. New home for City Beach pinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... resident gave up its beachfront views yesterday, aided by a big crane and plenty of manpower. The 22-tonne Norfolk Island pine was dug up and replanted nearby at the intersection of Oceanic Drive and Challenger Parade in a matter of hours as part of ...


  17. Our land is girt by oil-rich sea that we steal from East TimorRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | Crikey

    ... - with New Zealand, when we established a maritime boundary to resolve overlapping claims off the coast of Norfolk Island. If international law were to apply, East Timor would be entitled to 100% of the oil and gas on its side of the median line in ...


  18. Bucks County Playhouse gives lyricists a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... elivery service is launching Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal


  19. Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... obesity. Photo / Thinkstock Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The media is ablaze with political rumblings and tales of public woe, but ...


  20. Six Islands in a Single-Engine, Part 1: Planning to Fly the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Jaunted

    ... Sydney, to Australia's Gold Coast , and then out over open water over to Lord Howe Island , continuing on to Norfolk Island , New Caledonia , Vanuatu , the Solomon Islands , Papua New Guinea and then back to Australia, entering at Cairns . Aside ...