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Daily Examiner
Hendra virus confirmed on North CoastNSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the ca
Hendra virus confirmed on North Coast
Daily Examiner / Posted 11 hours ago
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the cause of death of a horse near Lismore on the NSW north coast. DPI Chief Veterinary Officer Ian Roth said the dead horse has been buried and the property will be placed in... Read more
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Northern Star
Hendra virus confirmed on North CoastNSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the ca
Hendra virus confirmed on North Coast
Northern Star / Posted 11 hours ago
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has confirmed Hendra virus as the cause of death of a horse near Lismore on the NSW north coast. DPI Chief Veterinary Officer Ian Roth said the dead horse has been buried and the property will be placed in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
A horse euthanased had the deadly Hendra virusHorse dead from Hendra near Lismore in northern New South Wales Photo: Horse o
A horse euthanased had the deadly Hendra virus
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 hours ago
Horse dead from Hendra near Lismore in northern New South Wales Photo: Horse owner in the NSW Macleay Valley holds animal suspected of contracting Hendra while vet draws blood to be tested for the virus. (Kim Honan) A horse euthanased on a property... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Sustainable forest management report to be launchedSaturday, 5 September 2015, 10:22 amPress Release: New Zealand Government at Wo
Sustainable forest management report to be launched
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 16 hours ago
Saturday, 5 September 2015, 10:22 amPress Release: New Zealand Government at World Forestry CongressAssociate Minister for Primary Industries... Read more
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Daily News
Gamage first time elected MP in CabinetUNP's Daya Gamage who was elected to Parliament for the first time at the parli
Gamage first time elected MP in Cabinet
Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
UNP's Daya Gamage who was elected to Parliament for the first time at the parliamentary elections 2015, became a Cabinet Minister yesterday. Gamage was appointed Primary Industries Minister. Gamage was elected to the Eastern Provincial Council at... Read more
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Northern Star
Hendra virus kills horse on Lismore propertyA HORSE on a property near Lismore has died and the cause has been confirmed as
Hendra virus kills horse on Lismore property
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
A HORSE on a property near Lismore has died and the cause has been confirmed as Hendra virus. The NSW Department of Primary Industries' chief veterinary officer, Ian Roth, said the dead horse had been buried and the property will be placed in... Read more
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Daily News
New Ministers sworn inCabinet Ministers 1. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe – Minister of Nationa
New Ministers sworn in
Daily News / Posted yesterday
Cabinet Ministers 1. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe – Minister of National Policy & Economic Affairs 2. John Amaratunga – Minister of Tourism Development & Christian Affairs 3. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera – Minister of Sustainable Development... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Horse dies of Hendra virus in Lismore, NSW A horse has died of the Hendra virus near Lismore on the NSW North Coast
Horse dies of Hendra virus in Lismore
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
, NSW A horse has died of the Hendra virus near Lismore on the NSW North Coast. The Department of Primary Industries confirmed the dead horse had been buried and the property would be placed in quarantine. "The... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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The Young Witness
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Western Advocate
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Manning River Times
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Manning River Times
Surf club member injured after shark attackA Black Head SLSC lifesaver is in hospital with a serious lower leg injury foll
Surf club member injured after shark attack
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
A Black Head SLSC lifesaver is in hospital with a serious lower leg injury following an encounter with a shark while on a surf ski at Halliday’s Point, Black Head on Friday. A Black Head SLSC lifesaver is in hospital with a serious lower leg injury... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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The North West Star
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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The Courier
'Something had knocked him off the ski'UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from
'Something had knocked him off the ski'
The Courier / Posted yesterday
UPDATE: A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked" David Quinlivan, 65, from his surf ski on Friday. The surfer arrives at the John Hunter Hospital after being bitten by a shark. Pic: Peter Stoop A WITNESS has recounted how a shark "knocked"... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW senator wants Federal water issues to come under agriculture portfolioNSW Nationals senator John Williams wants federal water issues to be included u
NSW senator wants Federal water issues to come under agriculture portfolio
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
NSW Nationals senator John Williams wants federal water issues to be included under agriculture, and not the environment portfolio. Senator Williams is calling for responsibility of the water portfolio to be transferred, and has the backing of his... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'I ate cannabis this morning': NSW Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham discusses hemp industry at budget estimates A NSW Greens MP
'I ate cannabis this morning': NSW Greens MP
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Jeremy Buckingham discusses hemp industry at budget estimates A NSW Greens MP has told a budget estimates hearing he broke the law by eating cannabis this morning, to prove a political point about... Read more
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NZCity
Restaurant owner fined over dodgy crayfishCrayfish can cost a pretty penny but buying more than 170 of them on the black
Restaurant owner fined over dodgy crayfish
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Crayfish can cost a pretty penny but buying more than 170 of them on the black market has hit a Christchurch restaurant owner hard in the back pocket. Jianwen Li was fined $18,000, sentenced to 150 hours community work, and was also ordered to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Buying black market crays an expensive optionFriday, 4 September 2015, 11:27 amPress Release: Ministry of Primary Industries
Buying black market crays an expensive option
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 11:27 amPress Release: Ministry of Primary IndustriesBuying black market crayfish cost a Christchurch restaurant owner dearly when he... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Buying black market crays an expensive optionFriday, 4 September 2015, 11:51 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industrie
Buying black market crays an expensive option
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 11:51 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries Date: 04 Sep 2015Buying black market crayfish cost a Christchurch restaurant... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Calls to be watchful after sea pest foundThe infested fishing boat Catherine II tied up at Clansman Wharf in Whangaroa H
Calls to be watchful after sea pest found
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The infested fishing boat Catherine II tied up at Clansman Wharf in Whangaroa Harbour last month. The discovery of a highly invasive marine pest on a boat moored in a pristine Northland harbour is a wake-up call for the region, a biosecurity expert... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
MPI closes down black market fishing operationsFriday, 4 September 2015, 10:57 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industrie
MPI closes down black market fishing operations
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:57 amPress Release: Ministry For Primary Industries 02 Sep 2015Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) compliance officers moved... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Drones—friend or foe?Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:30 amPress Release: Hutt City CouncilAfter the suc
Drones—friend or foe?
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:30 amPress Release: Hutt City CouncilAfter the success of the 3D printing lecture series in 2014, Hutt City Libraries is set to hold an exclusive lecture series on drones this... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stamping out the black marketFriday, 4 September 2015, 10:32 amPress Release: Hawke's Bay Seafoods 4 Septemb
Stamping out the black market
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Friday, 4 September 2015, 10:32 amPress Release: Hawke's Bay Seafoods 4 September 2015Hawke’s Bay Seafoods said today it was cooperating fully with the Ministry for Primary Industries in... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Chance to push city's educationHe leaves today for a nearly three week trip to China, where he will take the l
Chance to push city's education
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
He leaves today for a nearly three week trip to China, where he will take the lead on education during a gathering of 24 mayors from around New Zealand and China. The inaugural New Zealand China Mayoral Forum would be staged in Xiamen, with a focus... Read more
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iol.co.za
Africa is bucking FDI trend - so farAccording to the latest World Investment Report published by the UN, total glob
Africa is bucking FDI trend - so far
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
According to the latest World Investment Report published by the UN, total global foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows fell by 16 percent to $1.23 trillion (R16.38 trillion) in 2014. Despite the global decline, Africa managed to hold FDI inflows... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
China’s interest in Gisborne growingAS he prepares to attend the New Zealand China Mayoral Forum to explore trade a
China’s interest in Gisborne growing
Gisborne Herald / Posted 2 days ago
AS he prepares to attend the New Zealand China Mayoral Forum to explore trade and investment opportunities, Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon says he has big plans for Gisborne. “Relationships are everything and as I establish these Chinese contacts I am... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Black market seafood raidsFIVE Mahia men have been interviewed by fisheries officers after raids on alleg
Black market seafood raids
Gisborne Herald / Posted 2 days ago
FIVE Mahia men have been interviewed by fisheries officers after raids on alleged illegal seafood trading involving 1.8 tonnes of paua and 600 crayfish. There have been no arrests or charges laid yet but three fishing vessels, two tractors and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Iwi condemns illegal fishing in its territoryThursday, 3 September 2015, 3:56 pmPress Release: Ngati KahungunuMedia Release
Iwi condemns illegal fishing in its territory
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 3:56 pmPress Release: Ngati KahungunuMedia Release – 3 September 2015 Iwi condemns illegal fishing in it’s territoryNgāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated acknowledges the work done... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Let Ballance get your career startedThursday, 3 September 2015, 2:49 pmPress Release: Ballance Agri-NutrientsSoil s
Let Ballance get your career started
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Thursday, 3 September 2015, 2:49 pmPress Release: Ballance Agri-NutrientsSoil scientists, engineers and farmers to vets, bankers and regulators, there are a wide range of careers... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paua, crayfish traded illegallyMinistry for Primary Industries fisheries officers at HB Seafoods yesterday dur
Paua, crayfish traded illegally
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Ministry for Primary Industries fisheries officers at HB Seafoods yesterday during inspections as part of the large-scale "Operation River" investigation. Photo / Paul Taylor An 18-month "Operation River" investigation into the illegal trading of... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Net call in Byron backed by BairdBYRON surfer Neil Cameron has welcomed news that Premier Mike Baird is consider
Net call in Byron backed by Baird
Daily Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
BYRON surfer Neil Cameron has welcomed news that Premier Mike Baird is considering using ocean nets as a short-term solution to the North Coast's ongoing shark crisis. Mr Cameron, a local real estate agent and vice-president of the Byron Bay... Read more
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Northern Star
Net call in Byron backed by BairdBYRON surfer Neil Cameron has welcomed news that Premier Mike Baird is consider
Net call in Byron backed by Baird
Northern Star / Posted 2 days ago
BYRON surfer Neil Cameron has welcomed news that Premier Mike Baird is considering using ocean nets as a short-term solution to the North Coast's ongoing shark crisis. Mr Cameron, a local real estate agent and vice-president of the Byron Bay... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Opium poppy plant disease research breakthroughResearch breakthrough in combating virulent fungal disease that wiped out poppy
Opium poppy plant disease research breakthrough
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Research breakthrough in combating virulent fungal disease that wiped out poppy crops across Tasmania Tasmanian researchers have found a new fungicide that can combat a virulent fungal disease that wiped out poppy crops across the state last... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
How the region's shark tracking operation will workTHE mission to tag resident great whites will be a "fishing expedition" unlike
How the region's shark tracking operation will work
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
THE mission to tag resident great whites will be a "fishing expedition" unlike any other seen in the region. The bait and tag operation is estimated to run for up to two weeks and involve an aerial spotting helicopter and two Department of Primary... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lynn Charlton: Animal torture not so entertaining nowPublic must keep an eye on rodeos and note welfare breaches. Steers are forced
Lynn Charlton: Animal torture not so entertaining now
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Public must keep an eye on rodeos and note welfare breaches. Steers are forced to submit to the actions of cowboys - or have their necks broken. Photo / Alan Gibson The torture of cattle and horses for entertainment at New Zealand rodeos has... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bacteria likely cause of pipi devastationA bacterial infection could be behind the mass pipi deaths at Ngunguru Estuary.
Bacteria likely cause of pipi devastation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A bacterial infection could be behind the mass pipi deaths at Ngunguru Estuary. A bacterial infection appears to be responsible for mass pipi deaths at Ngunguru Estuary nearly three months ago. Signs warning the public not to eat from the shellfish... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Border security enhancedBaggage-screening of international arrivals at Queenstown Airport has been bols
Border security enhanced
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Baggage-screening of international arrivals at Queenstown Airport has been bolstered by a $50,000 biosecurity X-ray machine. One of four installed at New Zealand's international airports in the past week, it is intended to reduce the odds of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Is 2015 the beginning of the end for Africa's China-led boom? Disappointing growth in Africa's two biggest economies has highlighted the ro
Is 2015 the beginning of the end for Africa's China-led boom?
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Disappointing growth in Africa's two biggest economies has highlighted the role of China in the expansion. FILE: Second-quarter growth for both countries was worse than the most... Read more
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iol.co.za
Is Africa’s boom over?REUTERSAn aerial view shows the central business district in Nigeria's commerci
Is Africa’s boom over?
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
REUTERSAn aerial view shows the central business district in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos. Johannesburg - Disappointing growth in Africa's two biggest economies has highlighted the role of China in the expansion of recent years, now that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Police called in as couple aged in 70s fights to keep banana plants in Darwin, cops $765 fine Photo: Ron and Kay Harbeck have locked their front gate so th
Police called in as couple aged in 70s fights to keep banana plants in Darwin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
, cops $765 fine Photo: Ron and Kay Harbeck have locked their front gate so that the NT banana freckle eradication cannot enter their Darwin property. (105.7 ABC Darwin:... Read more
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Northern Star
Fishing Co-op named best supplier of seafood in NSWCOFFS Coast seafood is the toast of New South Wales after the Coffs Harbour Fis
Fishing Co-op named best supplier of seafood in NSW
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
COFFS Coast seafood is the toast of New South Wales after the Coffs Harbour Fisherman's Co-op took out the Best Supplier (NSW) at the Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards. The prestigious award has been taken out twice consecutively by the Coffs... Read more
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Northern Star
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deathsSCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Ag
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deaths
Northern Star / Posted 3 days ago
SCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Agricultural Institute have made a significant breakthrough and detected a new virus believed to be responsible for the deaths of more than 350 rare Bellinger River snapping... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deathsSCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Ag
New virus is linked to mystery turtle deaths
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
SCIENTISTS at the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Elizabeth MacArthur Agricultural Institute have made a significant breakthrough and detected a new virus believed to be responsible for the deaths of more than 350 rare Bellinger River snapping... Read more
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Gisborne Herald
Scrutiny for aquifer trialTHE application by Gisborne District Council for the trial of a managed aquifer
Scrutiny for aquifer trial
Gisborne Herald / Posted 3 days ago
THE application by Gisborne District Council for the trial of a managed aquifer recharge for the Makauri aquifer will be publicly notified. A public support group, chaired by the Mayor, has been set up by the council. The trial will see water... Read more
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