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Oceania investigates capital raising

Retirement village company Oceania Group has confirmed a possible capital raising after Fairfax published speculation that it could float on the NZX.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014


WA woman charged with stabbing murder

A woman has been charged with murder over the stabbing death of a younger woman in a shopping centre car park in Western Australia's Kimberley region.


Related Topix: Australia, World News

Son stopped dad killing his 'rapist'

THE bodies of the victims of the MH17 tragedy will be flown to The Netherlands today as Operation Bring Them Home swings into action.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Air Accidents

The Island Packet

American Samoa warns about illness outbreak

The Department of Health and LBJ Medical Center officials say they detected an illness outbreak among people on the main island of Tutuila having fever, rash and joint pain in the past two weeks.


Related Topix: American Samoa, World News

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.


Related Topix: Australia, New Zealand

Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint

A SUICIDE bomber hits a military checkpoint in Donetsk as Tony Abbott describes the MH17 disaster as "evidence tampering on an industrial scale".


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Australia,

Squamish Chief

George turns 1: 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.


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

West Australian

80% of exports to go to Asia by 2020

About 80 per cent of Australia's exports will go to Asia by 2020 as the region's growing middle class demands high quality food and education and looks to holiday overseas.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Agriculture, Science

Mon Jul 21, 2014

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.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News,

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.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News

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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Dutch: Ukraine plane crash site needs full forensic sweep

Dutch experts called Monday for a full forensic sweep of the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down and told armed separatists guarding rail cars full of victims' bodies in a nearby town the train must be allowed to leave as soon as possible.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Australia, World News

Global Voices Online

How Pacific Islanders Are Fighting Climate Change With Canoes

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: World News, Micronesia, Travel, Federated States of Micronesia Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

The Daily Star

Iraq suicide bomber was Australian teen

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks alongside foreign minister Julie Bishop at a press conference in Sydney on July 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Iraq

Sun Jul 20, 2014

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.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Australia

Murders most foul

SOME of the more macabre elements of the town's history are being showcased at the Smithy Heritage Centre, in Eccleston.


Related Topix: Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Australia, World News

The New Zealand Herald

Sideswipe: July 21: Impressive claims

A wife writes: "Yesterday morning, while in a taxi on the way to the airport, Husband sends a message to my work email which is connected to my phone.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Opinion

Sydney Morning Herald

Young family loved settling in Australia

Friends remember: Shaliza Dewa, Johannes van den Hende and their children Piers, Marnix and Margaux, who were all killed on flight MH17.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Science / Technology, Space

Townsville Bulletin

Russia accused of destroying evidence

Makeshift memorial ... flowers, candles and plush toys are left by the side of electronic wreckage at the site of the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: Australia, Terrorism, Vladimir Putin

The Straits Times

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Victims remembered at church services across Australia

Australians were on Sunday remembering those killed on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at church services, as stories emerged of parents losing children, and doctors, teachers and a nun among the dead.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, St. Mary's, AK