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Lucy Lawless is bewitching.

...women. Are you tough off-screen?Lawless: It took me years, decades, to learn to be soft. I was raised (in New Zealand) with a lot of brothers. I didn't know I was a girl until I was about 8. But if that's my lot in life, I'm...
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Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...six protesters are from the United States, Germany, New Zealand, Australia, Sweden and Austria.Greenpeace has targeted...Arctic-bound Noble Discoverer while it was in port in New Zealand. Lawless spent four days atop the 174-foot tower...
Same place, whole new view

...hometown of Soldotna for an extended college study trip to New Zealand, Kaitlin Vadla injured her knee."I couldn't do...always connect," Vadla said. "When I came back from New Zealand (in 2013) I didn't really intend to stay in Alaska...
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Philip William Bryson

...his wife Eileen, and his children.Phil and Eileen welcomed into their Kenai home AFS exchange students Shona (New Zealand), Tom (Thailand), and Luca (Italy). In turn, Phil and Eileen visited them in their own countries. They also...
Learning for Life: Studying pests in Alaska

...think about the weeds, diseases, and insects I had to manage as a research agronomist in Washington, Idaho, and New Zealand and compare that to our pest problems in Alaska, I know how lucky we are. However, every year about two new weeds...
Cooking salmon

...I drizzled over the fish on the plate. I then added steamed broccoli, boiled yams and a couple of cold glasses of New Zealand sauvignon blanc, and my work was done. I hope I didn't make this dish seem complicated, because it's not. It...
Kenai River king salmon restricted to catch-and-release

...last night and I was the only boat," he said. "I saw two fish caught and they were small." Stuart Cridge, of New Zealand, stopped into the hardware store and said he would still fish for king salmon even with the catch-and-release regulation...

Native to Africa, but grown in this country, Chile, Australia and New Zealand, bizarrely-beautiful kiwano is in the cucumber and melon family, with a flavor that uniquely tastes like both, but just a...
Confection Perfection

...There is disagreement whether pavlova was created in New Zealand or Australia, but several sources lean toward crediting it to New Zealand following one of the ballerina's tours to those countries...
Families turn to pros to capture canine memories

...themselves."I spend time getting them to trust me so I can reach into their soul," said Rachael Hale McKenna of New Zealand, who just released her 15th book, "The Dogs of New York."Twenty years ago, most people didn't think to put...
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