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July 23, 2014

400,000+ Sign Petition To Move 'Sad Bear' To Better Life In Canada - The Two-Way - NPR
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/19/332775413/200-000-sign-petition-to-move-sad-bear-to-better-life-in-canada

Petition - Please allow Arturo to have a better life at the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Canada - Change.org
http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/please-allow-arturo-to-have-a-better-life-in-the-assiniboine-park-zoo-in-canada



January 16, 2014

Gareth Morgan and Geoff Simmons- Dairy doing dirty on our environment - Business - NZ Herald News- Perennial polemicist Gareth Morgan focuses his laser gaze on New Zealand's dairy industry, capital gains tax loophole and increasingly compromised rivers and lakes. This article is worth a read.

January 11, 2014

Exclusive Zen-inspired retreat now open - Stuff.co.nz
The first guests check into the exclusive $30 million Aro Ha Wellness Retreat near Glenorchy this weekend. WELL, WELL, WELL: Damian Chaparro, Acting Prime Minister Bill English and Chris Madison at the Aro Ha Wellness Centre.

ARO HĀ - Wellness Retreat + About Us - ARO HĀ + Definition - Aroha + MP English welcomes $30m health retreat near Queenstown - Queenstown News

Let's Travel Magazine - Aro Ha Wellness Centre, NZ - Let's Travel Magazine

New yoga retreat centre picked for appealing location - Otago Daily Times Online News - Otago, South Island, New Zealand & International News

January 10, 2014

House Hunting in ... New Zealand - NYTimes.com + New Zealand Cottage, Earthquake-Ready - Slide Show - NYTimes.com ("Earthquake Ready")

Small business confidence at record highs - Stuff .co.nz

'Record-smashing' Christmas retail spend - Business - NZ Herald News

New Zealand 2014's 'rock star' economy - Stuff.co.nz

Economist Nouriel Roubini picks NZ housing bubble - Business - NZ Herald News

January 6, 2014


Kiwi confidence in tiger territory - Stuff.co.nz

January 2, 2014

Busy summer so far for Queenstown - Latest National News - Keep up with Newstalk ZB

Queenstown's growth poses problems - Stuff.co.nz

October 13, 2013

Nissan Navara - Falling Boulders TV Commercial - YouTube - Queenstown to Glenorchy Road, South Island, New Zealand. Fun.


September 4, 2013

Queenstown boosted by Australian direct arrivals - Stuff.co .nz

Resort on track to be 'gateway' - Otago Daily Times

Southland's 2013 Winter Breaks Record

Australian Tourists Flock To Queenstown - Stuff.co.nz

September 3, 2013

Complete Idiot's Chart to Understanding the Middle East

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Here's The State Of The World Economy - Business Insider Australia

Two charts to ruin Labor Day US labor is worth less than ever - Quartz

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Crocodile traps Kiwi on Governor Island, Australia... Stuff.co.nz

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This One Map Shows How Americans Really Feel About Each Other Business Insider Australia

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The Most Surprising Things About America, According To An Indian International Student Business Insider Australia

America fuck yeah-team america - YouTube

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How One Nuclear Missile Base Is Battling Ground Squirrels Surprising Science

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Al Jazeera is on channel 090 on Sky. 
Al Jazeera Launches In New Zealand With Call To... Stuff.co.nz

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snopes.com - Easter Island Heads Have Bodies

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Hat Tip - Tamarah in Japan
Watch An Adorable Dog Play By Himself Like A Pro [VIDEO]

Hat Tip - Judy in San Diego

▶ Dog Goldberg Machine by Beneful® - YouTube

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Kittens Arthur and August rescued after shutting down subway service for nearly two hours  - NY Daily News

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The 21 Germiest Places You're Not Cleaning Greatist

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Runaway Millionaire Says NZ Run By 'Idiots' Stuff.co.nz

U.S. Economy Grinds To Halt As Nation Realizes Money Just A Symbolic, Mutually Shared Illusion The Onion - America's Finest 

Cassandra Does Tokyo Financial Psalm No. 16

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Portraits of People Seeing Their Younger Self in a Mirror «TwistedSifter

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15 Surreal Landscapes Made from Food «TwistedSifter

It's Nice That - Photography Jon Feinstein gets up close and personal with fast food

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Michael Lewis on Writing, Money, and the Necessary Self -Delusion of Creativity Brain Pickings

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Hat Tip Gilligan on The South Pole

'Avozilla' The world's largest avocado to go on sale at Tesco Mail Online

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Picture of the Day Look at This Baby Muskox «TwistedSifter

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Terror bird's beak was worse than its bite 'Terror bird' was probably a herbivore

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They should do this in Winton, Gore and Mataura, New Zealand, small towns which are plagued with empty shops


How a struggling town bought itself new hope by painting fake scenes on its walls - Quartz
http://qz.com/120292/how-a-struggling-town-bought-itself-new-hope-by-painting-fake-scenes-on-its-walls/ 

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A Texas Treasure

This was linked on front page of the NYTimes.

http://web2.conciergeauctions.com/mmansion 

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The Mystery of Apple and Gold " SOLVED The Reformed Broker

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June 25, 2013

Tourism And Immigration On The Rise

The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - YouTube

Wakatipu Heritage Home Sells For $950,000 Stuff.co.nz

Remarkables ski field opens with 'perfect' conditions - National - NZ Herald News

The Southland Times Winter Festival Queenstown... Stuff.co.nz

South Island satellite snow images

Festival frolics are just cool fun Stuff.co.nz

June 22, 2013
Party Kicks Off Queenstown Winter Festival Stuff.co.nz

Fireworks Extravaganza For Queenstown Winter Festival... Stuff.co.nz

Skies clear for start of Queenstown Winter Festival - National - NZ Herald News

Winter storm Heavy dumps for skifields - National - NZ Herald News

Great for skiing - if you can get there - National - NZ Herald News

June 21, 2013

Tony Alexander Newsletter - June 20, 2013
Economy growing, NZD down, and a housing dot-point summary


Farmer Otago snowfall worst I've ever seen - National - NZ Herald News

Wild weather wreaks havoc in Wellington - National - NZ Herald News

NZ winemakers hail this year's vintage as one of the best ever - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Financial Sector Thinks It™s About Ready To Ruin World Again The Onion - America's Finest News Source

Time, Time, Time Is On Your Side (Yes it is) The Big Picture

June 20, 2013

Weather worries Residents urged to stay indoors - National - NZ Herald News

Winter blast 'Quite ugly' night to come - National - NZ Herald News

Your photos Polar blast - National - NZ Herald Pictures

Queenstown Pedalling new territory - Travel - NZ Herald News

Coronet Peak in business - National - NZ Herald News

South Island Residents Get Ready For Heavy Snowfalls... Stuff.co.nz - 19-Jun-2013

Morris the cat runs for mayor of Mexican city - Yahoo! News - 18-Jun-13

DICING WITH DEBT
It's the dead of winter but the heat is on.
How can anyone afford to buy a house in Auckland?
Sunday June 16 - Sunday News TVNZ

Why Many Retirees Could Outlive a $1 Million Nest Egg - NYTimes.com

Things Investors Should Read. Things Investors Should Avoid

Winter Starts Here - American Express Queenstown Winter Festival - June 21 - 30, 2103

New Zealand house prices launch for the stars MacroBusiness

Google Balloon Powered Internet NZ Project Loon... Stuff.co.nz -
June 15, 2013

Google Balloon Powered Internet NZ Project Loon... Stuff.co.nz

NZ Heading Towards 'Rock Star Status' Stuff.co .nz

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About Queenstown

Queenstown is nestled between the verdant native Fiordland beech forests, the bountiful plains of Canterbury, the architecturally blessed city of Dunedin and the expansive, agrarian lamb and dairy district Southland. Queenstown is New Zealand's resort, holiday, adventure and vacation jewel.

Queenstown is often referred to as The Adventure Capitol of the World, with adrenalin-junkies thriving on a myriad of activities, including jet-boating, bungy jumping, rafting, high-country trout fly fishing, paragliding, alpine skiing, mountain climbing and wilderness hiking.

Queenstown is New Zealand's resort, holiday, adventure and vacation jewel. More than 1.2 million people visit Queenstown each year, approximately half from overseas. Queenstown real estate values have increased dramatically in the past decade, as Kiwis and international property investors focussed their attention on the region as a safe, stable investment and retirement opportunity.

Several of New Zealand's world-renowned hiking tracks commence at the top of Lake Wakatipu, on which Queenstown is situated.

Queenstown New Zealand


Where Google Street View Ends - End of Milford Sound Highway 21-Jun-2013

End of Milford Sound Highway-40p

Nissan Navara - Falling Boulders TV Commercial - YouTube - Queenstown to Glenorchy Road, South Island, New Zealand

First Youtube video linked below notes:

""Definitely worth putting on your bucket list. ""

-45.023705,168.439608 - Google Search

Map of Glenorchy-queenstown Road, Queenstown, Queenstown-lakes -- ZoomIn

Scenery of Glenorchy - Queenstown, New Zealand

▶ NZ Roads - Queenstown to Glenorchy - YouTube

▶ Drive from Glenorchy to Queenstown New Zealand - YouTube

▶ Paradise to Milford Sound via Queenstown and Glenorchy road trip - YouTube
 

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