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1 hr ago | ABC News

Tony Abbott labels Islamic State a 'death cult'

MARK COLVIN: Australian planes will be flying guns and ammunition into Iraq within days.

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4 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

Ashburton shooting disturbing: Key

Prime Minister John Key has offered his "sincere condolences" to the families of the two people shot dead at the Ashburton Work and Income office, as well as the staff on site at the time.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

West Australian

House prices - strongest winter in 7 years

The RP Data CoreLogic Hedonic home value index of Australian capital city dwelling prices rose by 1.1 per cent in August, RP data said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Australia, World News

Manawatu Evening Standard

Boy's death linked to father's brain tumour

A father's brain tumour may have contributed to an accident in which his nine-year-old son drowned, a coroner has found.

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The New Zealand Herald

Celebrity chef Todd English charged with DWI in NY

Former SFO boss Adam Feeley says he would not have briefed ministers on investigations if he had had any suspicion that information was being leaked to others.

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Waikato Times

Silence the killer - teen suicide

Maori and Pakeha, young and old, gathered at Rukumoana Marae near Morrinsville on Saturday for a Green Ribbon event to discuss issues related to teen suicide.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Family, Teenagers

The New Zealand Herald

Pacific Island paradise found

There are options to suit all budgets - whether you're cost-conscious or looking to splurge.

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Related Topix: Cook Islands, World News, Travel

Evening Sun

Australia to fly guns and ammunition into Iraq

An Australian military aircraft will soon fly guns and ammunition to the northern Iraqi city of Irbil to help Kurds fight Islamic State militants as part of a U.S.-led multination mission, Australia's prime minister said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Iraq, US Military, US Air Force, Terrorism

Sat Aug 30, 2014

ZDNet

Hacker 'Rawshark' disrupts NZ election campaign

New Zealand cabinet minister Judith Collins resigned yesterday in what appears to be a direct response to the hacking of a controversial blogger's email.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, New Zealand, World News, Science / Technology, Blog News

Southland Times

Couple sue lawyers over luxury holiday perk

SPLENDOUR: Matakauri Lodge has a setting on the edge of Lake Wakatipu in keeping with its reputation as one of New Zealand's finest luxury lodges.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, New Zealand, World News, Pacific Travel, Prince William

Canberra Times

MH370 hunt gets new map as searchers say 'we'll find it'

This is the latest chart of the priority search area for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 prepared for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau.

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The Press On-Line

Finding a lost continent

To most people, New Zealand comprises two large islands and a scattering of small and tiny ones.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Geology, Science, New Caledonia

Sydney Morning Herald

PNG women subjected to horrifying domestic violence

Sophie Mangai, a tall, wiry 60-year-old grandmother and battle-scarred women's rights advocate, leads a protest through downtown Wewak on the Papua New Guinea north coast.

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Yahoo!

Perth now overdose capital

Perth is now the nation's accidental overdose capital, which drug experts blame on a rise in so-called "harmaceuticals", or the abuse of strong painkillers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Australia, World News

Stuff.co.nz

Long road to recovery for pub assault victim

Support: Andrew McInnes' mother Beverley McInnes, of Batemans Bay, is looking after her grandchildren Courtney, 13 and Taya,11, as their father recovers.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Yahoo!

Canberra would warn on Thai surrogacy ban

Canberra is ready to campaign to warn Australians against travelling to Thailand to have children by way of a surrogacy program if new Thai legislation bans the practice.

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The Press On-Line

Whitleblower's author and literary stars draw crowds

SHARING STORIES: New Zealand author Eleanor Catton with fellow authors Damon Young, Australia, left, and Anis Mojgani, United States, at last night's Q&A session.

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

Yahoo!

Bali Nine clemency bids still 'in process'

Indonesia's president will not intervene in the case of two Australian men on death row, and his office says improved relations between Canberra and Jakarta will have no bearing on their fate.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Indonesia, Australia, Prison, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Yahoo!

John Howard Reading Room now open

Want to check out what John Howard thought on a particular topic at some stage in his long political career? That opportunity is available with the opening of the John Howard Reading Room, at the University of NSW Canberra campus at the Australian Defence Force Academy.

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ABC News

Three guilty of serious hammer assault during Kalgoorlie to Esperance crime spree

Three men have been found guilty of seriously assaulting an elderly couple with a hammer during a crime spree in Western Australia across almost 400 kilometres.

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