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  1. Drawing Godot and other arts in Canberra this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Canberra City News

    It's a rare example of a crossover in our arts scene, but not the first time for Harding, who, in 2001, won the Archibald Prize for his portrait of John Bell as King Lear. At Beaver Galleries, 81 Denison St, Deakin, Tue to Fri 10am - 5pm & Sat and Sun 9am - 5pm until October 14. KINGSTON cafe, Local Press, and local artist and fashion designer, Luke Chiswell, are getting into the spring season this evening, Thursday, October 2, with a showcase of art, fashion, music and fresh cold-pressed juice.

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  2. A love letter and live songs of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Harry Hookey describes what it was like writing songs with prisoners and Don Watson takes us for a meaningful meander through the bush. "It starts with me growing up because I didn't know where else to start.

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  3. Man Attacked by Shark in Western AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | ABC News

    State police say the man was attacked Thursday morning at Wylie Bay in the town of Esperance on Western Australia's remote southern coast. It was the second attack in Esperance in a year.

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  4. Pick a WOW winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Southland Times

    Win a fabulous trip to the Cook Islands, by helping select a winner in this year's wonderful World of WearableArt show. Everyone who votes will be entered in our readers' competition, with the prize being five nights for two at the Pacific Resort Aitutaki, return flights courtesy on Air New Zealand, daily breakfast and free use of snorkelling gear and kayaks.

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  5. Another False Start? MH370 crash site 'days away'Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Malaysia Chronicle

    SEARCH vessels towing sonar equipment and video cameras are now just days away from reaching the site in the Indian Ocean where MH370 is thought to have crashed seven months ago. After months of painstaking technical analysis and seabed surveys, the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777 is expected to start on Sunday.

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  6. In another life: Simon Doull celebrates a Test wicket for New Zealand against India in 1998.Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Age

    Simon Doull, unashamedly, used to bellow frequently in public. Within the confines of the Test-match arena, pleading at the top your lungs with an umpire for a batsman's scalp is considered acceptable practice.

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  7. New Zealand's deadly surf spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The big wave that grabbed young Jack Dixon off the Mt Maunganui shoreline is considered highly unusual, but some parts of the country are more prone to such freaks of nature. Waves at some beaches, including Napier's Marine Pde, as well as at some rocky fishing spots and some river mouths are known to be treacherous.

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  8. Inspiration for Kidney Donor WalkersRead the original story

    34 min ago | Scoop

    A Whangarei couple, travelling the length of New Zealand to raise awareness for kidney donation, have been re-inspired by seven potential donors coming forward since they set off two weeks ago. Ros Cole-Baker donated her kidney to husband Hugh last year and, after the successful outcome, decided to walk and mountain bike the length of the country, following the Te Araroa Trail, with Hugh accompanying her via campervan, to encourage others to donate.

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  9. Jail, home dention for Fijian coupleRead the original story

    44 min ago | Fijilive

    The current dry spell has forced the Fiji Electricity Authority to install 40MW containerised diesel generating plants around the country. Missing details of more than 1000 Polling Day Workers and Count Clerks led to the unsuccessful payment deposits to their bank accounts, the Fijian Elections Office has confirmed.

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  10. Authors Share Their Adventures in 'Australian Van Trip'Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | PRWeb

    Authors Vaughan and Jill Cullen began their van trip in October 2012 in Perth, West Australia. After a trip up to Shark Bay, they returned via an inland route to travel anticlockwise around and, eventually, right across Central Australia on their last leg home to Brisbane .

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  11. Goldman Sees Global LNG Projects at Risk as Demand Growth SlowsRead the original story

    48 min ago | Bloomberg

    Liquefied natural gas projects in Africa, Canada and Australia face delays or even cancellation as global demand growth slows and U.S. output increases, according to Goldman Sachs Corp. Worldwide demand for LNG will grow 5 percent on an annual compound basis by 2020, and 4 percent by 2025, Goldman Sachs analysts including Mark Wiseman in Sydney said in a report e-mailed today. The bank previously forecast growth of 6 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

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  12. Ed Sheeran's NZ tour sells out in minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    SECOND SHOW ANNOUNCED: Ed Sheeran's shows in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington next year sold out just minutes after going on sale at 12pm today. Keen fans of British musician Ed Sheeran have bought tickets to his New Zealand shows en masse, leaving sorrow and anguish in the hearts of those who missed out.

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  13. Spoiler alert! The Bachelor Blake Garvey gets down on bended knee...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    Spoiler alert! The Bachelor Blake Garvey gets down on bended knee offering ring to a red nail lacquered finger tip...the signature colour of Sam Frost on the show With just one episode remaining of The Bachelor Australia, has Channel Ten accidentally spilled the beans as to which lucky lady Blake Garvey will get down on one knee for? In promotional shots released last week by the network ahead of Thursday's finale, Blake is down on bended knee proposing to his chosen lady who is cut from view. But they haven't cropped her out entirely, leaving a hint of red, lacquered fingernails to the right of the shot.

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  14. Dita de Boni: Time for Labour to embrace the leftRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    One thing I had always believed to be the holy grail of marketing was that if your brand stands for everything, it stands for nothing. This is the malady that bedevilled Telecom for so long.

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  15. Geraldton dive vessel sparks emergency response after being mistaken for asylum seeker boatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    A commercial dive vessel off the coast of Western Australia has sparked an emergency response after being mistaken for an asylum seeker boat. Witnesses described it as an Indonesian-style fishing boat, and police, port staff and local shire authorities rushed to the area.

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  16. Nauru staffer condemns AusRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Pnompenh Post

    A former mental health worker at Australia's detention centre on the island nation of Nauru has condemned Canberra's policies towards asylum seekers following allegations of sexual abuse and an outbreak of self-harm and attempted suicide at the facility since inmates there were told they would be resettled in Cambodia. "There are lots of people who work in Nauru for the money, working with children, and [background] checks aren't done," the aid worker, who requested anonymity, said.

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  17. New DWN trustee to return the favour to the industryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Donna Smit credits dairy farming as having been good to her and her family, and says she wants to support and inspire other New Zealand women to succeed in the industry. This was one of the main drivers for the Edgecumbe dairy farmer and company director to take on a role as Dairy Women's Network's newest trustee.

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  18. Opals celebrating their Commonwealth Games gold medal.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    INVERCARGILL: In bad news for New Zealand netball, Australian coach Lisa Alexander is not satisfied by her team's latest 18-goal thumping of the Silver Ferns. The Diamonds, she says, can do better than the comprehensive dismantling they inflicted in winning gold at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in early August.

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  19. R&D Growth Grants for 22 more high tech companiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    New Research and Development Growth Grants expected to be worth more than $32 million over three years have been awarded to another 22 high tech companies by Callaghan Innovation, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce announced today. "These grants are helping a large number of innovative companies that produce world-leading, high-value products and high-quality jobs for New Zealanders to invest even more in innovation, boost growth and increase exports," Mr Joyce says.

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  20. Australia gives green signal to aerial missions over Iraq in assistance capacityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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