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Friday Sep 12 | Travel Weekly

Oceania to call in several new ports in winter 2015-16

Oceania Cruises unveiled its winter schedule for 2015-16, listing Jeju, South Korea, and Luderitz, Namibia, among the dozen destinations it will be calling on for the first time. Itineraries for the upper-premium line are focused on Asia, Australia and the South Pacific, so many of the new ports are clustered in those regions.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Travel, Namibia, Africa Travel, Africa, Namibia Travel, Oceania, New Zealand, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Examiner

Cannabis trial approval comes too late for company

TASMAN Health Cannabinoids chairman Mal Washer says the company has moved on from plans to grow and trial medicinal cannabis in Tasmania - for now. TASMAN Health Cannabinoids chairman Mal Washer says the company has moved on from plans to grow and trial medicinal cannabis in Tasmania - for now.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Yahoo!

Storm destroys transplanted tree

A 22-tonne Norfolk Island pine tree that was moved last week to make way for the $18 million City Beach redevelopment has become a victim of Perth's wild weather. The tree, moved from the beach to the nearby intersection of Oceanic Drive and Challenger Parade after six months of planning, was one of two destroyed in this week's storm overnight Sunday.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Weather

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Scoop

Green Parrot focus for Bird Lovers this December

Join local Norfolk Island bird expert Margaret Christian, along with Derek Ball, Director of WildMob and Chair of Island Arks Australia on Norfolk Island 02-06 December. Their wealth of knowledge will provide a fun-filled week of bird watching and a highlight of the week being a presentation on the endemic and endangered Norfolk Island Green Parrot.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News, Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching

Thursday Magnet

Wood work competition returns to 2014 Whale Festival

This detail of wood artist Frank Swinfield's knot, deceptively simple carving of a knot whittled out of a solid lump of Norfolk Island pine using just knives and chisels, won the 2013 Unplugged Prize at the Eden Whale Festival's Artists who Wood competition. As the 2014 Eden Whale Festival draws ever closer, wood artists around the region are now preparing their entries for th Exhibition organiser, Jeff Donne, said visitors to the exhibition can expect to see some incredible skills on display and a strong focus on handcrafted creations.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Fiji Times

Covert family reunites

"It's been such a beautiful weekend, just meeting family members we did not know existed, tracing back our family trees and catching up," said Josephine Quinn . About 120 people attended the two-day reunion which ended with a lunch at the My Suva Picnic Park bure.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Yahoo!

New home for City Beach pines

A long-time City Beach resident gave up its beachfront views yesterday, aided by a big crane and plenty of manpower.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC News

No date for Cannabis Bill to be tabled

The Nationals MP for Tamworth, Kevin Anderson, says he's still working to address supply concerns, as he prepares a Private Members Bill to legalise cannabis use for the terminally ill.

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Related Topix: Oceania, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Age

Push to legalise medicinal marijuana

David O'Connell with his daughter Tara. Tara's mother said medical marijuana would keep her daughter alive without the constant threat of police knocking on her door.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Australia, Oceania, World News, Canada

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The fight to save Cannabis Island

THE tragic death of Robin Williams has sparked a new conversation about mental health and suicide.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Oceania, World News

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