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Airline helps Kiwi spring prank 30 years in the making

August 24th, 2019 by

When Auckland woman Angela found out her young sister Marie was moving to Tonga for three years, she knew that she would need some help keeping a long running prank alive.She knew, somehow, she would have to get the ‘Bearded Man’…

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Venice hands architect $135k fine as bridge fails under tourist crowds

August 24th, 2019 by

An architect has been fined thousands after it was discovered his Venetian bridge can’t handle the weight of tourists.Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava was handed a €78000 ($135000) fine for flaws in his footbridge over the Grand…

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Shark bites woman twice swimming in historic Hawaii bay

August 24th, 2019 by

A woman was taken to a hospital this week after being bitten twice by a shark while swimming in Hawaii, authorities said.The woman, 27, was reported to be in “good health” and was expected to be released after a shark bit her while…

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Qantas employees to test the new world’s longest flight

August 24th, 2019 by

Qantas Airways wants to fly passengers from Sydney to New York and London without stopping. But first, the Australian airline needs to make sure travelers can handle the trip.The carrier announced Thursday that it will run three…

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Influencer blames Instagram for $20k holiday debt

August 23rd, 2019 by

A wannabe social media influencer is blaming Instagram for her crippling $20,000 debt from an overseas trip she couldn’t afford.Victorian woman Fiona Melbul, 27, told A Current Affair she spent thousands on holidays because it “felt…

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Zealandia ecosanctuary named one of TIME’s 100 Greatest Places of 2019

August 23rd, 2019 by

The Zealandia Ecosanctuary in Wellington has been named one of Time magazine’s World’s 100 Greatest Places of 2019.For 24 years, Zealandia has been working to restore a valley located just 2km from downtown Wellington, with the…

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Mum turns Air New Zealand skycouch into skycot flying with young kids

August 23rd, 2019 by

A travelling mother’s unique use of this Air New Zealand economy upgrade is getting the Australian flyers talking.Adele Barbaro an Australian blogger from Melbourne has shown how for a couple of hundred dollars the Kiwi airline’s…

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INZ tells group to take 6000km gamble for tourist visas

August 23rd, 2019 by

A group of 20 Moroccan tourists are facing the loss of their New Zealand holiday and thousands of dollars in late cancellation fees, if they don’t make a 6000km journey to Dubai.The group from Casablanca had booked the holiday in…

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Your own Celebrity Treasure Island survival experience

August 22nd, 2019 by

Celebrity Treasure Island has washed up on TV schedules once again and it’s left us with dreams of our own island survival experience. As the sixteen mildly-famous folk compete at a variety of tasks to become the last celebrity…

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The 10 worst resorts for food poisoning revealed

August 22nd, 2019 by

When you’re planning a holiday you have a lot on your plate to think about.Travellers put a lot of time and effort into researching flights and accommodation. However, there have been precious few resources for guests to digest…

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