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25 October 2017 11:46 AM The Daily 202: Flake and Corker feel liberated to speak their minds. That should terrify Trump

THE BIG IDEA: Now Jeff Flake can listen to his conscience, not his consultants. The Trumpists feel triumphant and emboldened after the Arizona Republican senator announced that he will not seek reelection. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon quickly claimed Flake’s scalp as his own. “Many more to come,” he texted a Washington Post reporter 10

21 October 2017 7:02 PM Orca join swimmers at Hahei Beach

Swimmers at a Coromandel Beach ran out of the water for shore when killer whales paid a visit on Saturday. About four orca turned up at Hahei and Hot Water beaches, swimming in very close, about 10m from shore. Local lifeguards on duty for the first time this season said the whales come into feed on stingrays and are an awesome sight. They made sure people 9

20 October 2017 12:57 AM This Charming Italian Town Will Pay You to Move There

A quaint Medieval town in Italy will now pay people to move there, according to CNN. Nicola Gatta, the mayor of Candela, which is located in Puglia, told the publication that he wants to bring the town back to its glory days when its streets were filled with the hustle and bustle of the thousands of residents who lived there. To do so, Gatta has decided 14

18 October 2017 7:06 AM Scott Court is Hutt Valley’s first smokefree town centre

Scott Court in Stokes Valley has become the Hutt Valley’s first smokefree town centre. Hutt City Council officially designated the space smokefree at a Council meeting on 10 October 2017. As well as being the first in the Hutt Valley, Scott Court will become one of the first suburban shopping areas across the country thanks to Hutt City Council’s Smokefree 3

18 October 2017 12:13 AM Smoke-free outdoor areas destined for Auckland eateries

All restaurant outdoor dining areas in Auckland will be made smoke-free in November this year. The Auckland City Council has introduced the new smoke-free policy which will expand to smoke-free urban centres and public beaches across the Auckland region. Cancer Society Auckland Northland is pleased with the change in policy and says the council has listened 2

17 October 2017 7:47 PM Beaches in Auckland set to become smokefree

Beaches and al fresco dining areas are among locations soon to be designated smokefree in Auckland. In a move welcomed by the Cancer Society, Auckland Council has strengthened its smokefree policy, with the changes to come into effect from November. The update includes labelling urban areas, public beaches and outdoor dining on footpaths as smokefree 3

16 October 2017 11:52 PM The Latest: Storm blamed for odd odors on British flights

Several flights to British airports have been diverted because of unusual odors on board thought to be associated with the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia. The sky over the London Eye is bathed in a dull orange sky in London, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. The unusual hue of the sky was thought to be due to the remnants of the Hurricane Orphelia dragging in tropical 11

16 October 2017 5:00 PM Dogs maul seal pups to death on Hawke's Bay beaches

Hawke's Bay dog owners are being urged to keep their animals under control at the beach after two fur seals, or kekeno, pups were mauled to death over the past month. The Department of Conservation's (DoC's) acting operations manager for Hawke's Bay, Kelly Conway, says New Zealand kekeno are fully protected. She says the department recommends keeping 3

15 October 2017 1:03 AM Tens of Thousands of Bizarre, Jelly-Like Sea Creatures Wash Up on New Zealand Beach

If you were to walk along Fitzroy Beach on the West Coast of New Zealand today, you’d have to slosh through tens of thousands of jellyfish carcasses. The New Zealand Herald reported yesterday that the beach was covered in dead members of the species Velella velella. These blue, gelatinous creatures, also known as “by-the-wind sailors,” are related to jellyfish 2

13 October 2017 1:25 AM Mass tide of creatures on Greymouth beaches

A huge mass blankets an 18m by 8m area of the Blaketown aerodrome car park, with more scattered south along the high tide mark. By last evening, they were giving off a strong smell as they lay in the sun. DOC marine expert Don Neale said by-the-wind sailors were related to jellyfish and 'bluebottles', which also often washed up. "They're quite often 6