#237: Aussie tide, Air NZ wins, Helen Clark on Plan A, Denis O’Reilly on Omarunui, tenor Simon O’Neill + Glenorchy, Glowworms and more ++

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Community/General | Age (The)
17 October 2016
Should We Stay Or Should We Go
For much of the past 50 years, Australia was the big, brash neighbour with so much to offer – and New Zealanders came in droves. But now it seems the tide is turning, author and journalist Frank Robson writes in an opinion piece for the Age. “Both countries have…

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New Zealand | World Travel Awards
18 October 2016
New Zealand Wins in World Travel Awards
New Zealand has won several awards in this year’s World Travel Awards – Australasia. Air New Zealand has been named the best airline in the region, Queenstown has been recognized…
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Business | Forbes
18 October 2016
Helen Clark on Why You Should Never Have a Plan B
The greatest challenge for women is getting into leadership positions, not actually leading, says Helen Clark former Prime Minister of New Zealand and…
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Nga Kupu Aroha – Words of Love | Denis O’Reilly
12 October 2016
Ōmarunui: Differing Narratives And Different Perspectives
This coming week and especially the day of 12 October brings memories of war to the fore. It is the 99th anniversary of…
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Opera | National (The)
13 October 2016
Tenor Simon O’Neill Sings Wagner’s Praises
One word not often associated with Richard Wagner, the 19th-century composer of high romantic opera, is “cool” – yet this is the adjective repeatedly…
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New Zealand | Daily Express
16 October 2016
Glenorchy’s Mountain Ranges One of the Most Beautiful Peaks
Glenorchy and its mountain ranges have been included in a list of the most beautiful peaks in the world in an…
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New Zealand | National Geographic
16 October 2016
Glowworm Cave in New Zealand
Traveling duo Stoked for Saturday has captured an incredible video of glow-worms in New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves.” The travel bloggers shared how it all came together with National Geographic’s Sarah…
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Rugby | Galway Advertiser
19 October 2016
Connacht Rugby’s Pat Lam Earns Honorary Degree
New Zealander Pat Lam, head coach of Connacht Rugby, and former rugby international has received an honorary degree from NUI Galway for his achievements…
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Rugby | Daily Mail
17 October 2016
Wasps Jimmy Gopperth Player of the Month
Wasps inside centre/fly-half New Plymouth-born Jimmy Gopperth, 33, has capped a stellar start to the new season by being named Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for…
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Z-Files | Mornington News
12 October 2016
Tui Wordley Still Making Waves at 80
Tutanekai “Tui” Wordley should be an inspiration to every surfer. Not because of the size of the waves he rides or the latest overseas trip he’s made, but because, at 80, he’s still…
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Community/General | Daily Mail
18 October 2016
Tribal Huks Force Out Ngaruawahia Meth Dealers
The ominous deadline set by the Tribal Huks gang for methamphetamine dealers to leave Ngaruawahia has expired and it showed with the streets left empty last…
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Nature | Guardian
15 October 2016
Hundreds of Jellyfish Landings at New Zealand Coastline
“In the last month mass jellyfish landings have been reported on beaches from Nelson in the South Island to Whangarei in the top of…
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New Zealand | Straits Times (The)
14 October 2016
Fun Things To Do In Wellington
“Located at the south-western tip of North Island” Wellington is definitely worth a visit,” writes Hanna Hussein for the Straits Times. In her article she recommends the top activities you must do in…
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New Zealand | Guardian (The)
14 October 2016
Ohau We Love to Ski Here
The tiny Mackenzie High Country ski resort of Ohau has just one lift, but the snow in August and September is brilliant – and, if you pick your week, it can feel like your own private mountain, according to the presenter of…
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Z-Files | Star Online (The)
14 October 2016
Laying His Mark on George Town Heritage Protection
Co-founder of the George Town Heritage Action Group New Zealander Mark Lay is so dedicated to heritage conservation in the Malaysian city that he…
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Education | Shanghai Daily
13 October 2016
Waikato University to Offer Degrees in China Next Year
“New Zealand’s Waikato University announced that it is the country’s first university approved to teach and award degrees in…
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