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1 hr ago | Nerve News

Musicologist Mohan Nadkarni dies in New Zealand

Mohan Nadkarni, a renowned Indian musicologist, died in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday following a brief illness, his son Dev said.

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2 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

The little film that could

Max Currie grew up in Palmerston North, he went to Awatapu College and was a paperboy for the Manawatu Standard.

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7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Busting the bed-time myths

Studies show that compared to individuals who get eight hours' sleep, those who get less than seven hours' sleep a night have slower reaction times, are unco-ordinated, are less creative, make poorer decisions, have poor moods and don't get on as well with others.

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11 hrs ago | Southland Times

Quake refugee's career takes off

ON SONG: Soprano Rebecca Nelson has come a long way since busking on Nelson's Trafalgar St after leaving quake-ravaged Christchurch.

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Related Topix: World News, Nelson, NH, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Oceania

15 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Bledisloe banter, then talks on ex-pat Kiwis' rights

The banter for the media was about the Bledisloe Cup and Christchurch's recovery when Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey was welcomed to the Beehive by Prime Minister John Key and Finance Minister Bill English this morning, but the rights of Kiwis in Australia will be on the agenda in behind closed doors discussions.

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19 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

Plane has long flight home

BIG FEAT: Tekapo man David Murray stands with the 1959 Piper Pacer he flew across the Tasman Sea.

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23 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Big milestone for Britain's little prince

The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.

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Related Topix: Prince William, World News, Family, Parenting, Oceania, Europe, United Kingdom, Prince Charles, Prince Harry

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

China Opens Door to New Zealand's a2 Milk

WELLINGTON, New Zealand-New Zealand dairy firms are gradually being allowed to sell baby formula in China again following a clampdown that saw hundreds of brands shut out of the market earlier this year.

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The New Zealand Herald

Labour earmarks $200m for regional investment

Labour Leader David Cunliffe says a Government he led would invest up to $200 million over four years in development projects aimed at resuscitating flagging regional economies.

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The New Zealand Herald

Westpac trials new phone payments tech

Smartphone users will soon be using their phones as 'digital wallets' with new technology now allowing payments to be made through many Android devices.

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Southland Times

Labour backs warmer homes

IMPORTANT MOVE: Labour spokesman for housing Phil Twyford, left, helps Awarua Synergy underfloor insulation team leader Shannan Kapene make a southern home warmer.

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Russia Taday

41 Homer Simpson tattoos: New Zealander sets world record

Just how many Homer Simpson tattoos should a devoted fan have? Lee Weir has covered himself in 41 and this is a world record.

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The New Zealand Herald

Climber's feat stuns colleagues

New Zealand's climbing community is in awe of the first solo ascent of a difficult South Island peak in Mt Aspiring National Park.

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Manawatu Standard

Group seeks unity on partner violence

The Government's top-down policies are failing on domestic abuse, says a new report which calls for a national agency and regional hubs, writes Caleb Harris .

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Crofs Blogs

New Zealand: Christchurch quakes take toll on survivors' mental health

Via Xinhua, a very interesting report: Christchurch quakes take toll on survivors' mental health: study .

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International Business Times

New Zealand Pays Tribute to Kiwi MH17 Victims Amid World Clamor for Russian Cooperation

New Zealand pays tribute to a Kiwi woman and her Dutch husband who were among the passengers killed in the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scoop

There are 51 types of New Zealander: which one are you?

Roy Morgan Research Everyone is unique, but we have plenty of things in common with each other too.

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The New Zealand Herald

Akaroa: Bank on visual treats

Banks Peninsula is the result of a six-million-year-old volcanic tantrum which left a scenic legacy of steep hills, deep harbours and a frill of picturesque bays.

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The New Zealand Herald

Migration soars, hits 10-year high

Migrant numbers are soaring - with annual arrivals to New Zealand topping 100,000 for the first time in the 12 months to June.

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Gawker

Super Intense Simpsons Fan Sets Cartoon Character Tattoo Record

Lee Weir, a 27-year-old from Auckland, New Zealand, recently set the Guinness World Records title for "most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body."

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