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  1. Reasons for the Kiwis to have hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The Kiwis take on the Kangaroos in the opening match of the Four Nations, tonight in Brisbane. Herald on Sunday league writer Michael Burgess provides four reasons for the Kiwis to be hopeful of beating the world champions.

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  2. Bunting and Chisnall march on in European ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    ST HELENS throwers Stephen Bunting and Dave Chisnall are through to day two of the 888.com European Championship in Germany. Reigning champion Adrian Lewis was knocked out of by Jelle Klaasen as the A 250,000 tournament began, with fellow seeds Simon Whitlock, James Wade and Gary Anderson also falling by the wayside at the RWE Sporthalle.

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  3. Booking flights the bane of my existenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Press On-Line

    I felt like crying but the tears wouldn't come, so the only thing left to do was laugh and make the best of it. Booking flights online is one of the most frightening experiences a person can go through and, alas, it has become the bane of my existence.

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  4. TedX takes on new science focusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Press On-Line

    About a third of the speakers at the TEDx conference in Christchurch next week will be hardcore scientists talking about their work. WILL HARVIE explores this new endeavour called science communication.

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  5. What you need to know about air-bag recallRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A 2002 Honda CR-V, one of the models recalled because of faulty air bags, is subjected to a crash test. The recall involves dozens of models made by domestic and foreign automakers.

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  6. Mystery over twin's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Despite being born only two minutes apart, Axel is considerably smaller than his twin brother, and has a raft of significant health problems to boot. But he's 3mm too tall to qualify for Pharmac subsidy of $10,000-a-year human growth hormone treatment, which could allow him to grow the size of a normal child.

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  7. Double vision: Counting the cost of concussionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dominion Post

    TESTING TIME: All Black Kieran Read has been the highest-profile concussion case this year after spoending two months on the sideline, missing a large chunk of hte Canterbury Crusaders' campaign and the first two tests against England in June. The NZRU says it treats head injury issues seriously at all levels of the game, not just for its star internationals.

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  8. DIARY - Top economic Events to Nov 6Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    FRANKFURT - Deutsche Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret to give press conference at the Bundesbank in Frankfurt - 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT - ECB Vice-president Vitor Constancio and Supervisory Board Chair Daniele Nouy to hold a press conference on the results of the Comprehensive Assessment - 1030 GMT.

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  9. Allan Massie: Binning of Brown and Barclay a surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    At LEAST 50 players still active in the game have played international rugby for Scotland in the last two or three years. Even given that a match-day squad now consists of 23 players, and given the proliferation of international matches and summer tours when, for one reason or another, some have been absent, that's a sizeable number.

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  10. Red Ribbon for Blue in World Cup OpenerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Scoop

    Bridget Hansen and her lovely home-bred grey showjumper Turn it Blue NZPH cruised to a stunning victory in the opening round of New Zealand's Ultramox FEI World Cup Series at Hawke's Bay on Show today. A late entry in the class, the 21-year-old from Ocean Beach has been splitting her time between Australia and New Zealand in recent years, and has only been back at home for three weeks, but she's made quite the impact, winning grand prix and today the world cup qualifier.

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  11. On The Go Bendigo: Saturday, October 25Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    Got any feedback, suggestions, news tips or weather snaps? Comment below, find us on social media or email kieran.iles@fairfaxmedia.com.au - Oh and we love cute animal pics! 10am: Okay, that's all from me for this morning, folks. I hope you all have a wonderful day.

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  12. Kiwi anchorman's star of the showRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Henderson said of Secrets and Lies: "The moment I sat down to read it I was pretty convinced I was going to do it." Martin Henderson is dressed in a thin shirt, shorts and jandals, and standing in the backyard of a dilapidated, beige-coloured house in Brisbane.

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  13. Book extract: A walk on the wild sideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    A new book exploring New Zealand's long history of bush walking is published this week. In this Exclusive extract, writers Shaun Barnett and Chris MacLean discuss the evolution of that mysterious New Zealand term for hiking: 'tramping'.

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  14. Shining light for FC UtrechtRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sky Sports

    FC Utrecht have a tough task on their hands when they face Eredivisie leaders PSV on Sunday, but with Tommy Oar in good form they also have hope. BeNeFoot writer Peter McVitie takes a closer look at the young Australian... In a league famous for producing and selling incredible talents, all eyes are on young players such as Memphis Depay, Anwar El Ghazi, Luc Castaignos, Daley Sinkgraven, Georginio Wijnaldum, Jordy Clasie, Terence Kongolo and Adam Maher in the Eredivisie this season.

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  15. Disciplines collaborate in the stuff of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Standard

    Palmerston North Girls' High students have collaborated in a meeting of scientific and artistic minds to create a larger than life human cell. The project was made possible by a Science Technology and Arts Trust of New Zealand grant, awarded to youth for the first time earlier this year.

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  16. Whangarei Author Releases Fifth BookRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    Whangarei author Donna Blaber has released the fifth book, 'Hide and Seek', in her hugely-popular Kiwi CrittersA series of early reader children's picture books. Published by Lighthouse Media Group, a company run by Ms Blaber and her husband Rupert Shaw who creates the bright illustrations for the books, the Kiwi Critters series sells extremely well in New Zealand in print format.

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  17. World's Biggest Waterslide FundraiserRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    Following a call-out to the New Zealand public to help them raise $100,000 in just six days to build the World's Biggest Waterslide 2.0, depression charity 'Live More Awesome' were last night celebrating after receiving a call from kiwi businessman and entrepreneur, Eric Watson offering them a $50,000 donation to help them make up their shortfall. The donation ensures the waterslide can go ahead and Live More Awesome co-founder Jimi Hunt says they couldn't be happier.

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  18. MoreRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Art Daily

    W.G. Grant, Venetian blinds, c.1946-51. Watercolour over pencil on smooth wove paper Purchased 1954 Collection: Queensland Art Gallery.

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  19. I'm an instant millionaire - but can't afford my houseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    This week the value of my home soared by 58 per cent - up by $268,000 over just three years. So says Auckland Council's new valuation.

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  20. It's not easy being non-greenRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Catallaxy

    I went along to hear ex-Greenpeace founder Patrick Moore last night and a very rewarding evening it was. A fellow Canadian and from our west coast so I may even have travelled in the same circles during the dropout stage of my life in the early 70s.

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