Oceania Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Claire Trevett: Irish builders, burqas, tall poppies? Yep, still madRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Any hopes that this year will be less barking mad than last year on the political front are rapidly diminishing. Winston Peters kicked off the year bleating about an influx of Indian students who also wanted to work so were snaffling jobs from New Zealand students and trying to get citizenship.

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  2. Rugby Takes on Adventure Racing to Help Cure KidsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Meet the Cure Kids team: NZRPA CEO Rob Nichol, former All Black Ian Jones, former Blues player Ben Meyer and adventure racer Sia Svendsen says GODZone will be "nothing compared to what the Cure Kids ambassadors and their families face every day". GODZone is considered one of the toughest, most demanding adventure races in the world but the Cure Kids team put together by the New Zealand Rugby Players Association and global logistics company Mondiale, isn't daunted.

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  3. Scotland can unite as band of brothers - coachRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Scotland have the rare privilege in international sport of being able to select siblings in locks Jonny and Richie Gray, but their feeling of unity comes from having a tight-knit squad, captain Greig Laidlaw says. Six Nations makeweights more often than not, Scotland feel the green shoots of a revival are taking shape under coach Vern Cotter, a New Zealander with an ice-cool stare.

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  4. Warwick Lahmert named in England Wellington sevens squadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Former New Zealand sevens player Warwick Lahmert has taken the first step towards an unexpected Olympics dream with inclusion in the England squad for next week's world series tournament in Wellington. The former Horowhenua-Kapiti and Taranaki player played five games for New Zealand in the 2012-13 season before dropping out of Gordon Tietjens' squad.

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  5. The contenders to replace TonyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    TONY Abbott is having a rough time and his colleagues are waiting in the wings to take over. Here's your cheatsheet on the contenders to take over as PM.

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  6. Rush Hour: The stories you need to know todayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    TONY Abbott is having a rough time and his colleagues are waiting in the wings to take over. Here's your cheatsheet on the contenders to take over as PM.

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  7. Tiring efforts to get water to homesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    THE triumphs and hardships of the average Fijian have all been captured by the roving camera lens of The Fiji Times photographer Baljeet Singh. And while the Lautoka-based lensman's extensive travels have covered nearly all of the Western Division, it is the daily struggles of communities such as Nabatolu in Ba that never fail to grab his heart.

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  8. Payout queryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    FORMER and retired police officers hope they will be given chances to voice their grievances at the Former Police Officers Association meeting today. Association executive Tevita Ralulu said this would be the only way for those people to voice concerns and issues regarding the much-awaited payout.

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  9. Eyes on traffickersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    FIJI'S border control agents are aware that ports of entry in the Western Division are vulnerable and being targeted by illicit drug traffickers and other illegal activities, hence the move to work with stakeholders to curb the problem. Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority CEO Jitoko Tikolevu acknowledged the limited resources available to border agents and the increased seizure of illicit substances in this region, but he stressed the problem was not unique to Fiji.

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  10. Who let our boy go swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fiji Times

    ... his death has really hit him hard. Muni Reddy was a member of the Vodafone Fiji U17 soccer team that competed at the Oceania Football Federation U17 Championship in Samoa.

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  11. Canberra mornings: January 29, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    After a drizzle of rain and Canberra-bashing, Manuka Oval put on a show for the Big Bash League which saw the Perth Scorchers beat the Sydney Sixers in the dramatic final . The Scorchers claimed victory in the most thrilling final in BBL history in front of just under 12,000 fans at Manuka Oval.

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  12. League: Mannering named NZRL Player of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Warriors and Kiwis captain Simon Mannering's outstanding 2014 form at club and international level was recognised last night when he was announced as the winner of the New Zealand Rugby League's Player of the Year award. The 28-year-old back-rower had a year to remember, bringing up his 200th NRL game for the club and 100th as captain in spectacular style, scoring two tries in a victory over the Newcastle Knights.

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  13. Scotland RL coach opens door for Locke to turnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    The head coach of Scotland's rugby league team has welcome the news that Kevin Locke, one of the New Zealanders who ended his side's heroic bid at the 2103 Rugby League World Cup, has indicated that he may switch sides in time for the next tournament. The head coach of Scotland's rugby league team has welcome the news that Kevin Locke, one of the New Zealanders who ended his side's heroic bid at the 2103 Rugby League World Cup, has indicated that he may switch sides in time for the next tournament.

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  14. Loss of life & corruption: The buai ban needs urgent reappraisalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asopa People

    THE killing by police of two Hanuabada men last Friday and the earlier death of an underprivileged mother last year warrants a strong response from the Papua New Guinea government. A responsible government would have responded much sooner after widespread reports of appalling human rights abuse and confrontation as a result of the ban on betel nut selling.

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  15. And so Vincent Kawage emerges into his promise of servanthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Asopa People

    The retreats were targeted at the youth and the laity in the church in preparation for seminarian Vincent Kawage's deaconate vows on Saturday at Kefamo. The term deacon originates from Greek, meaning 'servant'.

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  16. Family of three 'hacked to death'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THREE members of a former Perth family have been found "hacked to death" in their home, while a fourth family member has been critically injured. IN the hour after a teenager was allegedly raped in a busy city park, she was found crouched up in a ball, make-up smeared over her face and twigs in her hair.

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  17. Australians killed as ISIS forces defeatedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    TONY Abbott is having a rough time and his colleagues are waiting in the wings to take over. Here's your cheatsheet on the contenders to take over as PM.

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  18. Top-note performance from young musiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Marlborough Express

    Principal cornet player Megan Gooding rehearses her solo with the New Zealand National Youth Brass Band before its summer concert tour. The country's top young musicians, from the North Shore to Invercargill, are camped at Base Woodbourne this week preparing for a short South Island tour.

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  19. Worcester Warriors duo Richard de Carpentier and James Stephenson named in England Sevens squadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ledbury Reporter

    Worcester Warriors duo Richard de Carpentier and James Stephenson have been named in the England Sevens squad for the Wellington leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series. Stephenson will be in line to make his international debut along with Warwick Lahmert, a former New Zealand Sevens player, while De Carpentier is set to feature in his third England Sevens campaign.

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  20. The one sure way to die on Mount EverestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S not stormy weather, lack of climbing ability or bad luck. One factor more than other will kill you on Everest.

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