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Scoop.co.nz
Shadows of Shoah: Holocaust Stories shown in Upper HuttTuesday, 9 February 2016, 4:37 pmPress Release: Expressions Arts and Entertainm
Shadows of Shoah: Holocaust Stories shown in Upper Hutt
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 hours ago
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 4:37 pmPress Release: Expressions Arts and Entertainment CentreShadows of Shoah: Holocaust Stories Shown in Upper HuttExpressions Whirinaki Arts and Entertainment Centre... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Homes, transport use and jobs surging aheadTuesday, 9 February 2016, 12:14 pmPress Release: Auckland CouncilMedia release9
Homes, transport use and jobs surging ahead
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 hours ago
Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 12:14 pmPress Release: Auckland CouncilMedia release9 February 2016New city centre measures show homes, transport use and jobs surging aheadAuckland’s city centre population grew by... Read more
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CNET
Crows: Officially smarter than childrenWe know that crows are capable of some pretty complex problem solving. Earlier
Crows: Officially smarter than children
CNET / Posted yesterday
We know that crows are capable of some pretty complex problem solving. Earlier this year, we saw a crow figure out how to complete an eight-step puzzle to retrieve food, demonstrating the supreme reasoning capability of corvids. That crow, however,... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Northern Star
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Queensland Times
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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News Mail
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet Jamie Beaton, the 20 year-old worth $40 million
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
WHEN Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Can a poker machine manufacturer use the TPP to challenge changes to gambling laws?Fact check: Photo: Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says th
Can a poker machine manufacturer use the TPP to challenge changes to gambling laws?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Fact check: Photo: Independent South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon says that an overseas poker machine manufacturer could "end up suing that government for doing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Meet the 20 year-old worth $40 millionWhen Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite wha
Meet the 20 year-old worth $40 million
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
When Jamie Beaton made his first big pitch in early 2014, no one knew quite what to make of him. Slight, but making up for any lack of physical presence with a well-calibrated motor-mouth, he'd only recently reached an age where he could take over... Read more
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Aljazeera
Controversial TPP pact signed amid New Zealand protestsAuckland, New Zealand - One of the biggest and most controversial trade deals i
Controversial TPP pact signed amid New Zealand protests
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
Auckland, New Zealand - One of the biggest and most controversial trade deals in history was signed on Thursday by ministers from the Asia-Pacific region and the Americas, as hundreds of protesters hit the streets to denounce it. Security was... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jane Kelsey: TPP - all pain, no gainIn New Zealand, we dared to declare ourselves nuclear-free in the 1980s - dire
Jane Kelsey: TPP - all pain, no gain
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
In New Zealand, we dared to declare ourselves nuclear-free in the 1980s - dire warnings that ditching the Anzus alliance would make us a pariah, isolated and ridiculed never came to pass. Instead, we were celebrated as a small, independent nation... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
TPP effects dubious, process wantingA TPP protest in Princes St, Dunedin last August. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON The
TPP effects dubious, process wanting
Otago Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
A TPP protest in Princes St, Dunedin last August. PHOTO: GREGOR RICHARDSON The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a mixed bag, writes Tim Hazledine. On the small-but-sure positive side of the ledger is the benefits to our exporters. Our wine,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
5 Burning Questions Kiwi Cancer Researchers Could AnswerWednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:39 pmPress Release: NZ Breast Cancer FoundationFe
5 Burning Questions Kiwi Cancer Researchers Could Answer
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:39 pmPress Release: NZ Breast Cancer FoundationFebruary 4, World Cancer Day, is a chance to reflect on the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Brain health Expo in Tāmaki this yearDr Jessie Jacobsen will explore the biology underlying neurodevelopmental condi
Brain health Expo in Tāmaki this year
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
Dr Jessie Jacobsen will explore the biology underlying neurodevelopmental conditions and examine various new targets for management and treatment of these disorders with some of New Zealand’s leading researchers in this field. Chaired by Dr Jessie... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tim Hazledine: Making world safe for big businessBenefits from tariff cuts under the TPP trade pact will amount to a mere $40 a
Tim Hazledine: Making world safe for big business
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Benefits from tariff cuts under the TPP trade pact will amount to a mere $40 a year for every New Zealander. Hundreds of anti-TPP protesters march on the US consulate in Auckland. Photo / NZME The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) - which... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Housing multi-generational familiesmigration from countries where multi-generational living is a cultural norm; f
Housing multi-generational families
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
migration from countries where multi-generational living is a cultural norm; family members pooling resources to own or rent a home together, people marrying or living together later and staying with parents in the meantime, and individuals and... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Neuroscientist makes the finals againTuesday, 2 February 2016, 3:11 pmPress Release: University of AucklandUniversit
Neuroscientist makes the finals again
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 3:11 pmPress Release: University of AucklandUniversity of Auckland - Media Release - 02 February 2016A neuroscientist committed to promoting brain... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TPPA An Overblown Duck Yet to FlyNew Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 2 FEBRUARY 2016 T
TPPA An Overblown Duck Yet to Fly
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
New Zealand First Leader Member of Parliament for Northland 2 FEBRUARY 2016 The Prime Minister is exaggerating the trade benefits of signing up to the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), says New Zealand... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Pūkawakawa 2016: A New Adventure BeginsTuesday, 2 February 2016, 11:31 amPress Release: Northland District Health Boar
Pūkawakawa 2016: A New Adventure Begins
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 11:31 amPress Release: Northland District Health BoardTwenty-four fifth-year medical students making up the 2016 intake of Pūkawakawa Medical... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Bright Future Ahead for Reannz Internship RecipientTuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:42 amPress Release: REANNZCrown-owned company REAN
Bright Future Ahead for Reannz Internship Recipient
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 10:42 amPress Release: REANNZCrown-owned company REANNZ (Research & Education Advanced Network New Zealand) is delighted... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Free PressMonday, 1 February 2016, 3:32 pmPress Release: ACT New ZealandAssisted Dying De
Free Press
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:32 pmPress Release: ACT New ZealandAssisted Dying Debate IntensifiesWith public submissions to the select committee inquiry on assisted dying closing today, coverage has gone wild. A very balanced piece... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Labour chooses votes over education qualityJanuary 31, 2016. 3:30pmSince Labour introduced interest free student loans, Ne
Labour chooses votes over education quality
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
January 31, 2016. 3:30pmSince Labour introduced interest free student loans, New Zealand’s Universities have tumbled down the world rankings, and ACT Leader David Seymour says that the two are connected.“Labour’s approach to education is funding for... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
State of the Nation: Labour announces multi-billion dollar plan•Labour announces it would bring in three years of free post-school education o
State of the Nation: Labour announces multi-billion dollar plan
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
•Labour announces it would bring in three years of free post-school education over a person's lifetime. •Can be used for any training, apprenticeship or higher education approved by NZQA and can be used for full-time or part-time study. The three... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kelsey has soft spot for TPP 'rats'Country's most dogged trade deal opponent had an unusual travelling companion f
Kelsey has soft spot for TPP 'rats'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Country's most dogged trade deal opponent had an unusual travelling companion for her town hall campaign. Tireless TPP opponent Professor Jane Kelsey is re-evaluating her priorities as retirement looms. Photo / Mark Mitchell On Jane Kelsey's car... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Labour free study plan worries unisThree years' education would cost $1.2 billion from 2025 but universities fear
Labour free study plan worries unis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Three years' education would cost $1.2 billion from 2025 but universities fear it would worsen under-funding. Party leader Andrew Little revealed in a State of the Nation speech in Auckland yesterday it would provide three years of post-school... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Mary Holm: A home afloat - and no mowingAuckland's housing crisis easily solved by one reader It's not uncommon to see
Mary Holm: A home afloat - and no mowing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Auckland's housing crisis easily solved by one reader It's not uncommon to see houseboats on waterways in some of the great capitals of the world. Photo / Getty Images Visit London or Amsterdam and you find folk of all ages living in boats on... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Anti-TPP house fullThere was talk of having to move to the First Church of Otago as about 300 peop
Anti-TPP house full
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
There was talk of having to move to the First Church of Otago as about 300 people packed Burns Hall to hear two anti-Trans Pacific Partnership agreement "experts'' last night. It was the final in a series of four public anti-TPP meetings around the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Police door knock 'known activists' ahead of TPP protestsScout Barbour-Evans, a Dunedin transgender activist who goes by the gender-neut
Police door knock 'known activists' ahead of TPP protests
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Scout Barbour-Evans, a Dunedin transgender activist who goes by the gender-neutral pronoun "they", said an officer knocked on their door about 10 this morning. Photo / Otago Daily Times Police are checking in on "known activists" around the country... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Police door knock 'known activists' ahead of TPP protestsScout Barbour-Evans, a Dunedin transgender activist who goes by the gender-neut
Police door knock 'known activists' ahead of TPP protests
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Scout Barbour-Evans, a Dunedin transgender activist who goes by the gender-neutral pronoun "they", said an officer knocked on their door about 10 this morning. Photo / Otago Daily Times Police are checking in on "known activists" around the country... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Links strengthened with IndonesiaThursday, 28 January 2016, 11:59 amPress Release: University of AucklandUnivers
Links strengthened with Indonesia
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 12 days ago
Thursday, 28 January 2016, 11:59 amPress Release: University of AucklandUniversity of Auckland - 28 January 2015Links between Indonesia and New Zealand have been strengthened with a... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Twelve Questions: Alexei DrummondBiologist Alexei Drummond has designed computer software that’s transformed the
Twelve Questions: Alexei Drummond
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Biologist Alexei Drummond has designed computer software that’s transformed the study of biology worldwide. The 39-year-old University of Auckland professor recently became the youngest fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 1 Did you grow up... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Exploring How We See the World at MOTAT• ‘Scientist-in-residence’ talks hosted by University of Auckland staff will be
Exploring How We See the World at MOTAT
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
• ‘Scientist-in-residence’ talks hosted by University of Auckland staff will be available for booked education groups of up to one-hour duration, during scheduled weekdays, for the period of the installation. Exhibition Review: Documenting... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The sleeping position linked to 'sexual dreams'Sleeping on your front can lead to tension in the body. Photo / iStock The way
The sleeping position linked to 'sexual dreams'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Sleeping on your front can lead to tension in the body. Photo / iStock The way you sleep can have a massive impact not only on your health - as certain positions can increase the likelihood of dementia, heart problems and back pain - but also your... Read more
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Herald Sun
How the ways we sleep can affect usSleeping on the right reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, whereas sleeping on your
How the ways we sleep can affect us
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Sleeping on the right reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, whereas sleeping on your back causes sleep apnoea and snoring. HOW you sleep can have serious impacts on your health and can increase the likelihood of dementia, heart problems and back... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Our Land and Water National Science Challenge launchedWednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:29 amPress Release: National Science ChallengesEn
Our Land and Water National Science Challenge launched
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 9:29 amPress Release: National Science ChallengesEnhancing New Zealand’s primary sector economic contributions... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
TPP opponents to rally in DunedinAs the Government prepares to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreemen
TPP opponents to rally in Dunedin
Otago Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
As the Government prepares to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement in Auckland next week, arguments for and against the deal have started to heat up. Both the Government and TPP opponents are releasing information which they say proves... Read more
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Perth Now
How the ways we sleep can affect usSleeping on the right reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, whereas sleeping on your
How the ways we sleep can affect us
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
Sleeping on the right reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, whereas sleeping on your back causes sleep apnoea and snoring. HOW you sleep can have serious impacts on your health and can increase the likelihood of dementia, heart problems and back... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
TPPA more a ‘National Government Interest Analysis'Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 12:09 pmPress Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 26 Janua
TPPA more a ‘National Government Interest Analysis'
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 12:09 pmPress Release: Professor Jane Kelsey 26 January 2016For immediate releaseTPPA ‘National Interest Analysis’ more a ‘National Government Interest Analysis’The formal... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
‘Story of Stuff’ speaker provides international flavourTuesday, 26 January 2016, 9:29 amPress Release: NZAEE for environmental educati
‘Story of Stuff’ speaker provides international flavour
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 14 days ago
Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 9:29 amPress Release: NZAEE for environmental education conferenceUS-based digital director at the Solutions... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sleep on your front if you want racy dreams: From heartburn to your risk of dementia, odd effects of how you sleep Resear
Sleep on your front if you want racy dreams
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
: From heartburn to your risk of dementia, odd effects of how you sleep Research suggests the way we sleep can affect health and wellbeing Mandy Francis examines the pros and cons of common sleeping... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loanThe Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of de
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loan
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. New Zealand authorities... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Silver set to take charge as LIVES pledge ‘gold’ serviceNikki Silver has been appointed as the first ever Chief Executive Officer of LI
Silver set to take charge as LIVES pledge ‘gold’ service
Horncastle Today / Posted 16 days ago
Nikki Silver has been appointed as the first ever Chief Executive Officer of LIVES, the Horncastle based life saving organisation. Ms Silver, who lives in Woodhall Spa, will join LIVES on April 2. The organisation says the appointment reflects the... Read more
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The Courier
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loanThe Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of de
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loan
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. New Zealand authorities... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Economic impact of TPP studiedIt is striking how little the Trans-Pacific Partnership will deliver to New Zea
Economic impact of TPP studied
Otago Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
It is striking how little the Trans-Pacific Partnership will deliver to New Zealand, a study released Friday says. "The Economics of the TPPA'' is the fifth in a series of peer-reviewed papers on the implications of the TPP. The study says that... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loanThe Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of de
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loan
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. New Zealand authorities... Read more
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The North West Star
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loanThe Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of de
Australian students unlikely to face same fate as New Zealand man arrested over student loan
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. New Zealand authorities... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Could you get arrested for not paying your student loan?Ngatokotoru Puna, the first person arrested in NZ for failing to repay a studen
Could you get arrested for not paying your student loan?
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
Ngatokotoru Puna, the first person arrested in NZ for failing to repay a student loan. Photo: Chris Skelton The Kiwis have set the cat amongst the pigeons by arresting a man accused of defaulting on his student debt. New Zealand authorities... Read more
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