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2 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Scientists examine colossal giant squid

Scientists examine a colossal squid arm at a national museum facility Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Wellington, New Zealand.

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6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Election 2014: Act rules out deal involving NZ First

Act would not enter a coalition government with National if it involved New Zealand First, the party's leader Jamie Whyte announced today. At his last pre-election campaign speech, Dr Whyte said the party "certainly wouldn't go into the cabinet, certainly wouldn't go into government" with National if it meant having also to work with Winston Peters' party.

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10 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Jimmy Barnes to tour New Zealand

WORKING CLASS, MAN: Aussie rockstar Jimmy Barnes will perform two of his albums in their entirety when he plays in Hamilton in November. Veteran rocker Jimmy Barnes is returning to New Zealand in November to play shows in Hamilton, Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fijians go to polls after 8 years of military rule

In this Nov. 7, 2013 photo, Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama eats cake at the opening of a picnic park, in Suva, Fiji. Thousands of Fijians are eagerly awaiting their first chance to vote in nearly eight years Wednesday in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000.

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Green Left Weekly

New Zealand: Left must be part of internet freedom fight

Momeent of Truth public meeting. September 15. Left to right: Internet MANA candidate Laila Harre, Robert Amsterdam, Glenn Greenwald and Kim Dotcom.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange

Waikato Times

Model plane heads up, up, up and away

A modeller who watched helplessly as his $2500 radio-controlled aeroplane climbed out of sight says it could have come down anywhere in Waikato. Stuart Lightfoot's 2.8m blue and white semi-scale model never came home after a transmitter malfunction during a flight on September 10. Lightfoot, of Te Aroha, said the plane was based on aircraft from the 1930s and he bought it seven years ago after his wife passed away.

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Forbes.com

The Musket Room's Matt Lambert Explains New Zealand Cuisine To New Yorkers

I founded Melting Butter because I wanted to create a website that curates only the best, the most extraordinary, inspiring hotspots in NYC & around the world. I didn't want to waste my time reading restaurant and hotspot reviews - I just wanted someone with excellent taste to tell me which restaurants, bars, clubs, boutiques, hotels, and galleries to check out on my travels.

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Related Topix: World News, Oceania, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Food, Dining

Fox News

Kraken good show: New Zealand researchers' exam of rarely seen colossal squid draws 142K views

In this Dec. 2013 photo provided by a crew member of the boat San Aspring of New Zealand fishing company Sanford, Capt. John Bennett shows a colossal squid he and and his crew caught on the boat in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea.

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Hispanic Business

NSA Collecting Data on New Zealanders: Edward Snowden

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden said Monday that the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility in the South Pacific nation's largest city to tap into vast amounts of data. Snowden talked via video link from Russia to hundreds of people at Auckland's Town Hall.

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Albany Times Union

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

In this April 15, 2012 file photo Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. The music publishers for American rapper Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial.

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International Business Times

Spying Claims Muddle New Zealand Election as Dotcom Calls Key...

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has denied spying claims and released documents from the Government Communications and Security Bureau to clarify the issue. The country has been rocked with accusations, claiming the government is spying on New Zealanders.

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International Business Times

New Zealanders Cut Friday Working Hours To Get Ready For An Early Weekend: Study

A majority of New Zealanders believe in a "Friday feeling" and snatch away the last two hours of the Friday working day to get ready to start the weekend, a survey has revealed. The NZ Herald reported that the survey was conducted by research firm Colmar Brunton.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

In this April 15, 2012 file photo Eminem performs at the 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif.

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The New Zealand Herald

Richard Duley: Make land debate about facts before it's too late

The potential sale of the 14,000ha Lochinver Station to foreign interests raises a couple of important questions. First, if we continue to sell tens of thousands of hectares of farm and forestry land into offshore ownership every year, at what point will this supposedly insignificant percentage of our productive land become significant? Second, once this landholding becomes significant , what will the effect be on our economy and society ? At present the only control on foreign land sales appears to be the Overseas Investment Office with their supposedly stringent regulations.

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BBC News

Is New Zealand's political cycle too short?

How short is too short - or long - between elections? New Zealand voters go to the polls on Saturday three years after last choosing a government. For opposition politicians, three years can seem like an eternity.

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Stuff.co.nz

Sevens fraudster still to pay full reparation

The former detective convicted of defrauding the New Zealand Pub Charity Sevens rugby tournament in Queenstown says he is paying court-ordered reparation. According to the Ministry of Justice, Richard Anderson, 53, has not repaid fully $48,601 ordered by Judge Michael Turner two years ago.

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Stuff.co.nz

Old college's honour the cream on the cake

A young Kiwi moved to Holland in 1979 to chase his dream of being a world-renowned designer. Twenty-five years later he has returned to Wellington to be inducted into the Massey University College of Creative Arts Hall of Fame.

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The New Zealand Herald

Call for public help to solve Te Teko sexual assault

Police are still needing public help in their investigation of a sexual assault on a young woman in Te Teko. Eastern Bay of Plenty police Detective Sergeant Anthony Hay said they wanted to speak with anyone who may have been in a vehicle parked in the car park area of Eivers Park adjacent to State Highway 30 on September 1 between 3pm and 4pm.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Kim Dotcom's party poised to win New Zealand seats

In this Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 photo, indicted Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom speaks at a political rally, in Wellington, New Zealand. The Internet Mana Party that Dotcom is funding appears likely to win two or three seats in New Zealand's Parliament when the nation goes to the polls Saturday, Sept.

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ZDNet

New Zealanders are being watched: Snowden

In a post published on The Intercept website on Monday afternoon, Edward Snowden - a former analyst at the US National Security Agency - says he came across the communications of New Zealanders in his work. Prime Minister John Key's claim that there has never been any mass surveillance by the Government Communications Security Bureau was false, Snowden said.

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