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'Gentle giant' dies suddenly during workout on holiday in Thailand
A Kiwi exercise junkie, known as the gentle giant, has died suddenly while working out on holiday in Thailand. Father-of-three Harley Fowler was squeezing in one last workout before his flight back to New Zealand on Wednesday evening when he collapsed.
Kiwi's sudden death on Thailand holiday stuns friendsOtago Daily Times
Young, fit kiwi dies suddenly while on Thai holidayNewstalk ZB
New Zealand Crossfit trainer Harley Fowler dies on wedding anniversary holidayNewshub

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Gisborne Herald
We are not the dearest
Gisborne Herald
by Wynsley Wrigley Published: May 24, 2018 2:14PM. Our prices better than much of the country. Our prices better than much of the country. No one likes rising petrol prices but everyone needs petrol. Gull's petrol station in Awapuni Road was busy this ...
New Zealand's lowest petrol price just south of RotoruaNew Zealand Herald
Small fuel company bucks trend by lowering pricesOtago Daily Times
Gull offers 12 cents off per litre all (press release)

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Martin Phillipps and The Chills 'Things Change' Exhibition Announced
Undertheradar (press release)
Otago Museum has announced a special exhibition celebrating the work of Martin Phillipps and The Chills titled Things Change, tying in to a forthcoming documentary by Notable Pictures about the band's iconic frontman and songwriter. Comprised of ...
Iconic Dunedin sound band The Chills set for

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Rice, the staple food of billions, could become less nutritious because of climate change
Washington Post
Human-caused greenhouse gas emissions threaten to make rice less nutritious, scientists said in a study released Wednesday, raising a worrying possibility about the staple food item for billions of humans. Rice, the scientists found, contains lower ...
How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less NutritiousNew York Times
Researchers find rice grown in high carbon dioxide environments may be less nutritiousABC Online
Carbon dioxide pollution is making rice less nutritious and could stunt growth in millions of children, finds studyThe Independent
ZME Science -Phys.Org -Science News -Xinhua
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Eight sperm whales die after becoming stranded on South Taranaki beach
New Zealand Herald
Eight sperm whales have died after becoming stranded on a South Taranaki beach - something the Department of Conservation says is "unusual". The stranding was reported by a member of the public this morning, and DoC staff that had since reached the ...
Eight dead sperm whales found on Taranaki BeachNewshub

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Keeping House: The role of the Speaker explained
Radio New Zealand
Analysis - From the outside, Parliamentary Question Time probably looks like a scrappy playground at times. Unavailable. This video can't be embedded. Watch on Facebook · Learn More. Sometimes dubbed the 'snakepit', Parliament's debating chamber is ...
Another day, another walkout: Paula Bennett kicked out after argument with Speaker Trevor MallardNew Zealand Herald
National voices concern over Speaker's (press release)
Paula Bennett kicked out again after argument with SpeakerOtago Daily Times
The Spinoff -Newstalk ZB -Newshub -TVNZ
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Audi e-tron GT to become flagship 'sporty' EV for Audi
AUDI has confirmed its e-tron GT concept car will be the sportiest electric vehicle it will offer, squashing rumours that a battery-powered R8 variant will join it. Speaking to Australian media, Peter Oberndorfer, Audi's Head of Product and Technology ...
Audi hints at solid-state batteries for all-electric supercarLeftLaneNews
Audi considering a potential Electric Supercar — R8 e-tron Revival?QuattroDaily - Audi Blog, Audi News and Audi Test Drives (blog)
Audi Considering Electric Supercar With Solid-State
NZ Autocar
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Grosvenor House B&BGrosvenor House B&B - Bed and Breakfast.

Situated in Cambridge, 6 km from Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge, Grosvenor House B&B offers amenities including a garden...

Full-day Bay of Islands, Hole in the Rock and Dolphin Cruise Tour from AucklandFull-day Bay of Islands, Hole in the Rock and Dolphin Cruise Tour from Auckland - Day Tour - Auckland. Starting from $259.00 per person.

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