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Netflix Is Now Live in Australia and New Zealand

It’s still Monday morning for most of us in the West, but it’s already Tuesday, March 24 down under. That means it’s officially Netflix launch day in Australia and New Zealand. It's time. http://t.co/EbBvY6jnT8 #NetflixDownUnder https://t.co/ewSXn2xsCf — Netflix ANZ (@NetflixANZ) March 23, 2015 G'day! #Netflix is officially available "Down Under!"AUS and NZ fans follow @NetflixANZ for updates #NetflixDownUnder — Netflix US …

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Netflix Hits Australia, New Zealand March 24

We’ve known Netflix was readying its launch in Australia and New Zealand with March in mind, and today the company has announced a specific date. Netflix will land in Australia and New Zealand on March 24. “Many Aussies and Kiwis have heard a lot about Netflix over the years, and we’re excited they’ll get to experience our unique blend of …

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Michael Fassbender Dating Co-star Alicia Vikander

X-Men: Days of Future Past star Michael Fassbender is reportedly dating his The Light Between Oceans co-star Alicia Vikander. The two had filmed parts of The Light Between Oceans in Australia. Fassbender, 37, was photographed with the 26-year-old Swedish actress at Bondi Beach in Sydney. German-born Fassbender went surfing, and then joined Vikander on shore for a meal. The Light …

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Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand Launch

Netflix announced that it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March. The launch has been anticipated for a long time, but in recent weeks, we’ve seen talk of its inevitability ramp up. Now it’s official. Netflix said in its announcement: Internet-connected users in Australia and New Zealand will be able to subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch a …

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Lydia Ko Sets “Youngest LPGA Rookie Of The Year” Record

Lydia Ko, at 17 years of age, has managed to become the LPGA’s youngest Rookie of The Year. Ko managed to clinch the point-based award while still having three tournaments left in her schedule. The New Zealand native managed to keep an impressive record with two wins, two runner-up finishes, and nine other finishes in the top 10. The last …

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Plane Crash? Nah, Just a Google Internet Balloon Returning to Earth

As it turns out, giant, falling internet balloons kind of resemble a crashing plane. Emergency responders (including a rescue helicopter!) were called to an area in New Zealand’s South Island Friday morning after reports of a plane crash. But when they found the site of the ‘wreckage,’ it wasn’t really wreckage at all. It was just a bog ol’, partially-deflated …

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Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty for Information

In January 2012, New Zealand police arrested internet icon Kim Dotcom due to claims from the United States that Dotcom had used his website to host pirated files, costing the music and movie industries more than $500 million in assets. While Dotcom awaits his subsequent trial and sentencing, he has ventured to the internet in order to ask for much …

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Janelle Monae Ill, Tour With Kimbra Cancelled

Janelle Monae and Kimbra’s Golden Electric Tour is over. The remaining dates on the tour were cancelled via an announcement from Live Nation, citing Monae’s illness as the reason for the cancellation. The singer became ill upon her arrival in Australia and was rendered unable to perform. The ‘Electric Lady’ R&B artist is under strict medical supervision in Melbourne, Australia, …

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Nigella Lawson Granted Visa to New Zealand

Nigella Lawson was denied entry into the United States from London earlier this month. Now New Zealand has granted her a visa to enter that country. Lawson was supposed to work in L.A on the cooking show The Taste, but because of her recent admission of drug use she was denied entry–or so it is believed. U.S. officials have declined …

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Duchess of Cambridge Expecting Second Child?

Is the Duchess of Cambridge expecting her second child? Hubby Prince William rather alluded to a second pregnancy while chatting with Cynthia Read–a former Brit who emigrated to New Zealand a few years ago. Read knitted a merino wool shawl for Prince George which was New Zealand’s official gift to the baby when he was born eight months ago. “You …

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Samoa Pink Eye Outbreak Extends School Closings

An outbreak of conjunctivitis, more commonly known as pink eye, has prompted the South Pacific U.S. unincorporated territory of American Samoa to keep most of its schools closed through the week. At least 2,400 students and teachers have contracted the highly contagious disease, which has also cancelled flights and interrupted court proceedings. Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the outermost layer …

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Margot Robbie Wows on Empire Awards Red Carpet

Margot Robbie wowed onlookers at the 2014 Jameson Empire Awards on Sunday with an eye-catching scarlet jumpsuit. Robbie accessorized the off-the-shoulder, flared-leg number with minimal jewelry and makeup, a simple black belt, and black peep-toe heels. She wore her newly-brunette hair in loose waves. However, her show-stealing appearance was only one part of Robbie’s success at the London awards ceremony. …

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