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6 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

Kiwis set out to conquer Edinburgh Fringe

The New Zealand performer has two shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and is handing out flyers to promote them.

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4 hrs ago | Science Daily

Of bees, mites, and viruses: Virus infections after arrival of new...

Honeybee colonies are dying at alarming rates worldwide. A variety of factors have been proposed to explain their decline, but the exact cause -- and how bees can be saved -- remains unclear.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, World News, France,

8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Siobhan Keogh: Should video games get government funding?

The election campaign is in full swing, and you'd think that wouldn't have much to do with video games.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Path of Exile, Grinding Gear Games

12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Dropping the Maori seats would mean 'hikois from hell'

He said that while it remained National Party policy to abolish the seats, he would abolish them only with the agreement of Maori.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Road block death: Family thank public for support

The family of a grandmother who was hit and killed by a vehicle while she was removing road barriers from a busy Taranaki road, say the consequences of the actions of the person who blocked the road were "long reaching".

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Dominion Post

War of words over Kiwi greeting

CONTROVERSIAL KIA ORA: Monet-Mei Clarke, 17, has quit her job at popular frozen yoghurt chain KiwiYo, after being told she cannot greet customers with "kia ora".

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Southland Times

Drugs in driver's system

IN COURT: Hamilton truck driver Donald Brendan John Newman, 43, was sentenced in the Palmerston North District Court for his role in the deaths of two people in a crash near Foxton in January.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Oceania, World News, Marijuana

The New Zealand Herald

Key hits out at 'stealing of election'

Prime Minister John Key yesterday hit back hard over the Dirty Politics allegations against him and his Government, warning that a hacker and the political left were "trying to take an election off New Zealanders".

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Oceania, World News

Southland Times

Suicide rate 'horrific'

A significant rise in the number of suicides in the MidCentral district indicates the region has a "real mental health problem", a community worker says.

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The New Zealand Herald

Six reasons to love Auckland

Auckland, and Aucklanders, tend to get a lot of grief. But I don't think it's a bad place to live.

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International Business Times

New Zealand's Labour Party Mulls Package for Aged Population

The Labour Party in New Zealand has reached out to the old age population. The party promised to set up a working group for the aged within 100 days of assuming office.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

International Business Times

Auckland, New Zealand is on the Top 10 of World's Most Livable Cities

Auckland has once again emerged as one of the top 10 most livable cities in the world.

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Related Topix: World News, Best of 2007, Australia, Austria, Finland,

The New Zealand Herald

Migration boom hits 11-year high

New Zealand's annual migration extended its decade highs in July, with the inflow continuing to surpass Treasury and Reserve Bank expectations.

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The New Zealand Herald

Marsden Maritime censured over council vote on director fee hike

Marsden Maritime Holdings, formerly known as Northland Port Corp, has been publicly censured by the stock market's disciplinary tribunal, which said Northland Regional Council was a related entity and shouldn't have participated in a vote to hike the pool of director fees.

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International Business Times

New Zealand Man Survives After a Meat Hook 'Caught' His Head

A man in New Zealand has survived after his head was impaled by a meat hook in a meat plant at Bay of Plenty.

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The New Zealand Herald

Govt hints at early start to City Rail Link

An artist impression of the upgrade to Mt Eden rail station to be built as part of the City Rail Link.

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Dominion Post

Lawyer gets speed camera ticket thrown out

A Porirua lawyer may have set a legal precedent with far-reaching consequences after getting a $35 speeding ticket thrown out by a court.

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Independent Weekly

How New Zealand's The Clean became American cult favorites

Tally Ho!," the debut single of ruddy New Zealand pop band The Clean, sports all the sonic grace of music transcribed to an Edison wax cylinder.

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Related Topix: The Clean, Alternative, Oceania, World News, Carrboro, NC

Southland Times

Awards win catches performers unaware

PROUD MOMENT: Invercargill duo Liv McBride and Graeme Woller, of Into The East, at the National Country Music Awards in Hamilton.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Prime Minister takes pot-shot at Greens

Soon after claiming voters were being turned off by dirty politics, Prime Minister John Key has taken a shot at Green Party co-leader Russel Norman, saying he must have been smoking dope to believe the Greens could pay off debt faster than National.

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