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40 min ago | Dear Kitty

United States drones kill Australian, New Zealander in Yemen

The Australian reported yesterday that five people, including Australian citizen Christopher Harvard and dual Australian-New Zealand citizen Muslim bin John, were the victims of an extra-judicial killing by a US Predator drone in Yemen on November 19 last year.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Prison, Journalism,

4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

George Armstrong: Why Christianity is its own worst enemy at Easter

Christianity faces the prospect of its own death through the death of its inadequately conceived Easter God.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Opinion

8 hrs ago | International Business Times

Former Cyclone Ita Brings Severe Weather to New Zealand; Floods and Power Cuts Hit Auckland

What remains of the former cyclone Ita has left New Zealand's Auckland flooded due to strong winds and torrential rain.

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Related Topix: Weather, Oceania, World News, Australia,

11 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Activists fight climate change apathy

A new Auckland group, frustrated at media's coverage of climate change, is using artists to support activists and get the issue on the political agenda.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

KiwiSaver tax rates need fixing - savings lobby

New Zealand's tax system heavily penalises KiwiSaver while offering massive tax breaks to property investors and needs to change, says savings lobbyist the Financial Services Council.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Personal Finance, Retirement

TheCelebrityCafe

New Zealand pizza chain features real dead rabbits on billboard

A New Zealand pizza chain is getting some international attention for a billboard that uses real dead rabbits.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Marketing

Star 93.3

They are making up for the dates they missed

The band has unveiled their new itinerary, which starts at the Adelaide Oval on October 25th.

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Related Topix: World News

WASH-FM

PHOTO: Lorde covers 'Teen Vogue'

It's "The Lorde Revolution," reads the May cover story of Teen Vogue , squaring the 17-year-old in red plaid, doused in innocence and mystery.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Lorde, Oceania, World News

NEWS.com.au

Aussie 'terror foot soldiers' killed

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell resigns over a bottle of wine. No surprises the internet reacts - and we've hand picked the funniest.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Terrorism

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Preston Citizen

William and Kate reach Australia

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare to cut the 'flower ribbon' when they officially open the Visitor's Centre at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand, during their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, World News, Australia, Sydney, Australia Travel

ABC News

New Zealand, Australian Men Killed in Yemen Strike

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key said Wednesday that a New Zealand man and an Australian man with links to terrorism were killed in November during a drone strike in Yemen.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Terrorism

The Las Vegas Sun

New Zealander killed in Yemen anti-terror strike

Stephen Parker, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, confirmed the man was a joint citizen of New Zealand and Australia.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Turners and Growers buys Apollo Apples

Turners & Growers, the fruit marketer controlled by Germany's BayWa, has agreed to buy Hawke's Bay-based Apollo Apples for as much as $44.1 million as it looks to meet growing global demand.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Paul Moon: Pre-election anti-Asian sentiment taints us all

New Zealand has a long and ignominious history of suspicion and hostility towards people of Asian descent which - as recent sneering comments about Chinese property investors reveal - has never quite disappeared.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Girl, 8, shot in stomach by another child with air rifle

The girl was transferred to Hawke's Bay Hospital by the Lowe Corporation rescue helicopter for surgery after being shot with an air rifle.

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Related Topix: World News

Hellomagazine.com

Gallery: All of Kate's outfits from her New Zealand royal tour

Kate Middleton , Prince William and Prince George are hours away from touching down in Australia for the second leg of their overseas tour.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Prince William, Elizabeth Ii

Manawatu Evening Standard

Women must 'fight for rights'

Social activist Catriona MacLenna, is calling on nine political parties to make a stand for women's rights in the lead up to this year's general election on September 20. The Auckland lawyer and journalist is the author of a 10-page document covers a range of issues that she says need urgent attention.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Kiwi businesswomen tip a prosperous year

More Kiwi businesswomen envision 2014 as being successful for them and many are focusing on business growth, according to a national survey released today.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

NZ@Noon: Fluffy saved four days after fire

Some stories that are making headlines across the regions today include: Fluffy the cat was found in a mess four days after a house fire in Hawke's Bay and a 91-year-old Northland man snagged himself a monster marlin.

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The New Zealand Herald

Inquest into teen shot dead by police to begin

A coroner's inquest into the 2011 fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old Hastings man is set to begin today.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, World News

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