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By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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The Benefits Of Proving Your English Skills

The birth of Modern English happened just prior to that of William Shakespeare, just in time to incorporate the works of the language’s most important writer into its corpus of literature. More importantly, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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Freed sex slave Katrina Jones details abuse in ‘House of Horrors’ for 17 years

A New Zealand woman was held captive for 17 years, beaten and abused. She recounts the stories of being stabbed with a fork, urinated on, choked unconscious and life as a sex slave. “You don’t need a More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Fox confirms ‘Avatar 2’ for Christmas 2017, James Cameron has ‘own pace’

Fans of Avatar will get their wish a bit later than expected as the sequel to Avatar, which was originally slated to come out in 2016, will arrive two years from Christmas. While director James Cameron said in More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Discovery Channel confirms ‘more’ Shark Week in July

SHARK WEEK, television’s longest running and most anticipated summer event returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 5 with the most hours of shark programming in its 28-year history. In addition to kicking More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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New Zealand’s Anzac Day Is Akin To America’s Memorial Day Celebration

Celebrating Anzac Day in New Zealand is akin to celebrating Memorial Day in America. The celebration is an annual event for the quaint village of Tinui, New Zealand, situated east of Masterton and populated by 25 More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Plumbsolvency and Subsidies: The State of Drinking Water in New Zealand

Access to clean and safe drinking water is something that many of us take for granted, especially when you look at the struggles that some countries face to achieve this important goal. New Zealand is no different More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Johnny Depp and company back as ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ begins filming

Production has commenced on location in Australia on Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ epic comedy adventure “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” directed by Espen Sandberg & Joachim Rønning More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Disney’s ‘Pete’s Dragon’ begins filming with Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley

Principal photography on Disney’s Pete’s Dragon has commenced in New Zealand. A reimagining of the 1977 Disney classic, Pete’s Dragon will blend live action and CGI to tell the story of the special bond More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Shark Week’ set for a July return on Discovery

SHARK WEEK, television’s most anticipated week of shark filled television, kicks off this year on July 5 (through the 12th), earlier than ever before. In addition to SHARK WEEK  in July, Discovery will also premiere More...

By Herman Cummings On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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The Truth of Genesis: An Open Letter to the Archbishop of Westminster

Earlier (November 2014), I wrote the article “The Truth of Genesis: The Papacy Refuses To Teach the Truth of Genesis”. It was in response to the ungodly remarks of Pope Francis, a Jesuit, who displayed his ignorance More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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New Zealand health officials warn travelers of dengue risk in the Pacific

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) in an advisory today is warning travelers to the various Pacific islands to ensure they take the appropriate measures to prevent mosquito bites as the mosquito More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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New Zealand warns of hepatitis A potential with apples and peaches

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) issued a warning earlier concerning a hepatitis A risk associated with certain fresh fruit sold in recent weeks. They say that a worker  in a Hawke’s Bay More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, March 6th, 2014
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New Zealand: Auckland measles outbreak at 58

  Two passengers onboard an Air New Zealand flight from Brisbane to Auckland are the latest confirmed measles cases in the current outbreak, according to the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
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Strong 6.5- magnitude earthquake hits between New Zealand’s North Island and Tonga

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit of New Zealand’s North Island, 192km (119mi) SSE of L’Esperance Rock Saturday night at the epicenter, according to a US Geologic Survey report Sunday. L’Esperance More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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‘Avatar 2’ ‘Avatar 3’ and ‘Avatar 4’ all set to film in New Zealand with tentative release dates

Director James Cameron continues to move forward with three Avatar sequels, now reportedly set to film in New Zealand. The Wrap reports that Cameron and crew will be heading to the Southern Hemisphere to shoot, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Planned Parenthood moves ahead with sex ed for 5-year-olds in New Zealand, supports China’s one child rules

The New Zealand Family Planning Association, part of the International Planned Parenthood Federation [IPPF] is moving ahead with educating younger and younger students on contraception, sterilization and abortion. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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Petition demands Auckland Police charge the ‘Roast Busters’ for bragging about rapes on Facebook

In a new petition on Care2.com, Julie Rodriguez calls for appropriate punishment for a group of teenage boys who have been bragging about brutal rapes on social media pages under the name “Roast Busters.” Posts More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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Hawke’s Bay health officials warn public about ‘crypto’ as 45 people infected since beginning of year

On New Zealand’s North Island, Hawke’s Bay residents are being warned to watch for symptoms of the parasitic infection, Cryptosporidium, or “crypto” after an outbreak of at least 45 cases in More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 21st, 2013
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Kim Dotcom announces new file sharing website called Mega, US piracy case still pending

Kim Dotcom, the founder of Megaupload, has launched a new file-sharing website a year after he was accused by US prosecutors of facilitating massive online piracy said to have cost the entertainment industry $500 More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Chris Pine talks about returning for ‘Star Trek Into Darkness,’ Karl Urban and gives ‘Jack Ryan’ update

Chris Pine has a busy year ahead with “Star Trek Into Darkness” and the reboot of the Tom Clancy hero “Jack Ryan,” both films set for 2013. Pine was promoting “Rise of the Guardians,” More...


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