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Norfolk Island

Hong Kong buyers tempted to tap into English old-world property

For sale - a beautiful British early-Victorian restored house of an incredibly spacious 5,500 sq ft, with wrought-iron supports for the cute veranda, right on the water; a snip at £1.35 million (HK$16.65 million) and overhauled by an interior designer and her psychiatrist

Tuesday, 27 November, 2012, 11:15am

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Island escape

17 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Man ordered to stand trial for Norfolk Island's first murder in 150 years

Updated at 6.19pm: A New Zealand man was ordered to stand trial Friday in the first murder on remote Norfolk Island in 150 years.

After a five-day preliminary hearing, Magistrate Ron Cahill ruled there was enough evidence for Glenn McNeill, 28, to be tried by a jury for the murder of Janelle Patton, 29, on March 31, 2002.

11 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Bounty mutineers' descendants struggle to keep language afloat

One of the world's rarest languages is struggling to survive, despite a concerted campaign by inhabitants of Norfolk Island, a remote Australian territory in the South Pacific.

6 May 2006 - 12:00am

Storm brews ahead of island debate on barring settlers with HIV/Aids

Norfolk Island, a tiny Australian territory which advertises itself as a semi-tropical holiday paradise, could ban people suffering from HIV or Aids settling on the island.

18 Jan 2002 - 12:00am