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sailboat trip, and trips to Afghanistan, Beijing, and India, recording live on location. The program has won 13 Australian Commercial Radio Awards (Rawards). The song is the group's most popular single, reaching number one in many countries such as Ireland, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Sweden, Switzerland, New Zealand, Norway, Australia, and Germany, as well as reaching #6 on the Billboard Hot 100


(ecology) endemic to Norfolk Island, a small island in the Pacific Ocean between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. The genus Araucaria occurs across the South Pacific, especially concentrated in New Caledonia (about 700 km due north of Norfolk Island) where 13 closely related and similar-appearing species are found. It is sometimes called a 'star pine', due to its symmetrical shape as a sapling, although it is not a true pine. File:Araucaria

professional performance

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conservative family

views and for its calls for a return to biblical conservative family values and morals. It also teaches prosperity theology. Grimshaw, Mike (January 2006). "Religion, terror and the end of the postmodern: Rethinking the responses". ''International Journal of Baudrillard Studies'' '''3''' (1) The Destiny Movement considers itself under the spiritual authority of Bishop Eddie Long (Eddie Long) of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta. Eddie Long. (2008). New Birth Conference notes - pg. 11 Destiny Church Our Church - About Us (Destiny have removed this claim from their website since controversy has emerged regarding Long. Google has cached the page here:'''Tararua District''' lies near the south-east corner of New Zealand 's North Island. Created in 1989, it was named after the Tararua Range, which forms much of its western boundary. It has a population of Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand

career recording

with South Africa, but could make the Test side only for the second leg of the tour, repaying the selectors with his only Test century, 122 not out at Wellington (Basin Reserve). His next Test appearances came in England in 1935, and it was there at Lord's (his only appearance of the series) that he produced the best bowling performance of his career, recording splendid analyses (bowling analysis) of 32-8-49-5 and 27-8-54-4 to help his country to their first Test victory on English soil

strip written

RCfr18b.html Marking time in the Barry McKenzie films' music , La Trobe University, 2005 is a fictional character originally created by the Australian comedian (comedy) Barry Humphries (but suggested by Peter Cook) for a comic strip, written by Humphries and drawn by New Zealand artist Nicholas Garland, in the British satirical magazine ''Private Eye''. Macnab, Geoffrey:

participation based

of the names of amateur radio operators who are known to have died. It is organized by the Wireless Institute of Australia, with operators in each Australian state contacting operators in other states, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. A trophy is awarded to the state that can boast the greatest rate of participation, based on a formula including: number of operators, number of contacts made, and radio frequency bands used. Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand

defensive field

; but Benaud’s (Richie Benaud) defensive field-placing had contributed to that". p. 155, Moyes and Goodman The match was drawn, but Barrington made 582 runs (72.75), more runs at a higher average than any other batsman on either side, and the most by an English batsman in Australia since Wally Hammond made 905 runs (113.12) in 1928–29. Travelling on to New Zealand the opposition was less fierce (New Zealand would not defeat England in a Test match until 1978


the shower's name). However, they can appear almost anywhere in the night sky, and often appear yellowish in hue. The meteors travel at medium speed in relation to other showers, at about 22 miles per second, making them fairly easy to spot. The Geminids are now considered by many to be the most consistent and active annual shower. In 2005, viewing of the shower was restricted due to a full moon washing out the fainter meteors. The 2006 shower had a less full moon, however the 2007 shower was a new moon, with the best viewing position being in the southern hemisphere, with Australia, New Zealand and Chile being noted spectacle locales. In 2008, the Geminids coincided with a full moon. In 2009 the peak date occurred two days before a new moon.2005, Canada changed its Letter of Credence and Letter of Recall by removing all references to Elizabeth II as Queen of Canada (Monarchy in Canada), Canada's head of state, instead having them run in the name of the Governor General (Governor General of Canada), Wikipedia:New Zealand Commons:Category:New Zealand Dmoz:Regional Oceania New Zealand

selling albums

. Both tracks peaked at number one on the Hot Latin Songs. "Livin' la Vida Loca" is generally seen as the song that began the Latin pop explosion of 1999 and made the transition of other Latin artists (first Jennifer Lopez and Enrique Iglesias, then later Shakira) into the English-speaking market easier. ''Ricky Martin (Ricky Martin (1999 album))'' became one of the top-selling albums of 1999, and was certified 7× platinum in the United States, selling

; in several episodes of the Warner Bros. show ''Popular (Popular (TV series))''. ''No Angel'' became one of the best selling albums of 2001 throughout the world, being named the biggest selling album of 2001 in the United Kingdom and the second best seller in Australia, being certified 6x platinum for sales of over 420,000. The album also reached #5 in Canada. The album won the award for Best Album at the 2002 BRIT awards, where Dido also won the Best British Female award. In 2006, the album

as the eighth best-selling single and was certified gold for sales of over 554,754. ''Laundry Service'' was eventually one of the biggest selling albums of 2002, and was certified 3x Platinum by the RIAA in June 2002. The album reached number one in Australia, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Portugal, New Zealand, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. The album's success and its singles helped to establish Shakira's musical presence in the mainstream North American

New Zealand

'''New Zealand''' ( south of the Pacific island areas (Pacific Islands) of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long isolation, New Zealand developed a distinctive biodiversity (Biodiversity of New Zealand) of animal, fungal and plant life. The country's varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland.

Polynesians settled New Zealand in 1250–1300 CE and developed a distinctive Māori culture. Abel Tasman, a Dutch explorer, was the first European to sight New Zealand in 1642 CE. History of New Zealand. In 1840, representatives of the British Crown and Māori Chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi, making New Zealand a British colony (Colony of New Zealand). Today, the majority of New Zealand's population (New Zealanders) of 4.5 million is of European descent (New Zealand European); the indigenous Māori are the largest minority, followed by Asians and Pacific Islanders. Reflecting this, New Zealand's culture (Culture of New Zealand) is mainly derived from Māori and early British settlers, with recent broadening arising from increased immigration (Immigration to New Zealand). The official languages are English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language, with English predominant. The country's economy was historically dominated by the export of wool, but exports of dairy products, meat, and wine, along with tourism, are more significant today.

Nationally, legislative authority is vested in an elected, unicameral Parliament (Parliament of New Zealand), while executive political power is exercised by the Cabinet (Cabinet of New Zealand), led by the Prime Minister (Prime Minister of New Zealand), who is currently John Key. Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth II) is the country's head of state and is represented by a Governor-General (Governor-General of New Zealand). In addition, New Zealand is organised into 11 regional councils (Regions of New Zealand) and 67 territorial authorities (Territorial authorities of New Zealand) for local government purposes. The Realm of New Zealand also includes Tokelau (a dependent territory); the Cook Islands and Niue (self-governing states in free association (Associated state) with New Zealand); and the Ross Dependency, which is New Zealand's territorial claim in Antarctica (territorial claims in Antarctica). New Zealand is a member of the United Nations, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Pacific Islands Forum and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

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