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1 hr ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Australians gather in Turkey ahead of Anzac Day

One for the road: Young Aussies and Kiwis gather on Backpacker Street, Istanbul before heading to Galipolli.

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5 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Girl flown to hospital after wasp sting

An ambulance communications spokeswoman said the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter was called out about 9.40am after the 10-year-old was stung.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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Liam Macdonald Returns To New Zealand's Biggest Motor Race

Young up and coming motor racing star, sixteen-year-old Liam MacDonald of Invercargill, will again line up on the grid in the NZV8 Touring Car field as part of the massive ITM 500 V8 Supercar meeting at Pukekohe Park south of Auckland this weekend.

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The New Zealand Herald

Appeal launched for families of Everest avalanche victims

The Himalayan Trust has launched an appeal to help the families of the Sherpa climbers killed in a devastating avalanche on Mt Everest.

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BBC News

Crouching Tiger prequel set to shoot

Pre-production is believed to have begun. Filming is due to start in Auckland, New Zealand, with two further weeks of shooting in China.

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The New Zealand Herald

Humanity in the face of battle

As a German soldier lay dying before him, Tai Black offered his enemy words of solace.

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The New Zealand Herald

Crash mum 'seriously ill'

The victims were airlifted to hospital after the crash on State Highway 2 in the Waioeka Gorge.

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The New Zealand Herald

Rescue staff 'catch their breath' after chopper crash

Emergency services at the scene near Taupo hospital yesterday after a Bay Trust rescue helicopter crashed.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

People

Kate's Royal Tour Style Gets the Thumbs Up Down Under

Having left her fashionable mark on New Zealand and made a bright entrance in Australia, royal watchers agree there were no fashion faux pas, but instead an array of beautiful and smart dress coats with a good mix of mostly British and New Zealand designers.

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CNN

Picton, New Zealand

This past winter I, along with 34 other adventurous college students, embarked on a journey throughout New Zealand.

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The New Zealand Herald

Jack Tame: Remote death by drone, so 2014

So we killed a dude and no one seems too fazed. What's the deal with that? You'll excuse my casualness, I hope, but it seems to be the way we're approaching this.

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The New Zealand Herald

Revising artistic focus

Art dealer Trish Clark has a quick answer when asked if opening a new gallery is a sign of confidence in the economy.

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The New Zealand Herald

Once more on to the beach

Two of Maori Television's many Anzac Day documentaries focus on the war in the Pacific during WWII.

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The New Zealand Herald

Former power station site for sale

The land, formerly occupied by Marsden A and Marsden B power stations at Marsden Pt, lies along the edge of Bream Bay.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bureaucratic hurdles mean few parents get paid to care for disabled children

A 13-year legal battle by parents seeking the right to be paid caregivers for their disabled adult children has ended in bitterness, with only a handful of parents being paid.

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The New Zealand Herald

Migrant vote an untapped poll winner

Chinese New Zealander Cindy Lu says she hasn't voted in the general elections because she doesn't know how to.

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Southland Times

Home fire bombed

UNDER INVESTIGATION: Emergency services were called to an address in Charwell Pl, Palmerston North, after a molotov cocktail was thrown at a house.

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Common Dreams

US Strike Killed Australian and New Zealander in Yemen

US drones or jets have killed an Australian and a dual national Australia-New Zealand citizens The governments of Australia and New Zealand have confirmed the deaths of two men in a US strike in Yemen, which took place last November.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, Financial Services, Terrorism, US News, Liberal Political News

The New Zealand Herald

Everest avalanche: 6 dead, 9 missing

The last light of the day sets on Mount Everest as it rises behind Mount Nuptse as seen from Tengboche.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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EDS secures victory for New Zealand's outstanding coasts

The Environmental Defence Society has welcomed the Supreme Court judgment on the King Salmon case as "an important victory for New Zealand's outstanding coasts."

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