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Priceless Japanese shipwreck relics recovered in the Northern Territory

An intricate Japanese dinner set is just one of many artefacts that have been recovered from Australia’s only known ship wreck of a Japanese pearling mothership.

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Free Family Fun Day at Leanyer Recreation Park

This year’s Free Family Fun Day at Leanyer Recreation Park is expected to make a huge splash.

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Territory remembered through visual arts award

An 18 year old student from Palmerston has won the Territory Remembers Visual Arts Project Award for her artwork titled: ‘Through my Eyes’.

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Manton Dam Recreation Area Reopens for Boating & Fishing

The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) advise the dam at Manton Dam Recreation Area will reopen for boating and fishing from 9am Thursday 10 November 2016.

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Funding for 2017 Territory Festivals and Events

More Australians will be enticed to attend some of the Territory’s unique festivals and events in 2017 through Tourism NT funding grants.

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Nitmiluk Cup promotes cultural inclusion

Today’s announcement of 32 teams padding up for the 2016 Nitmiluk Cup by NT Cricket has been nationally recognised as a wonderful

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Northern Territory Heritage Grants announced

More than $200,000 will be spent preserving 15 Territory heritage places in the latest round of the NT Government’s Heritage Grants Program.

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Tom O’Neill-Thorne Shoots for World Champs

Local sporting hero Tom O’Neill-Thorne will be heading to Japan tomorrow 10 November to compete for Australia in the Junior U23’s Wheelchair Basketball invitational tournament.

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Pearler of a mission to unlock Japanese shipwreck secrets

The nine-strong expedition team of divers and archaeologists will carefully remove artefacts from the Sanyo Maru, which sunk off the coast of Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory in 1937.

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Manton Dam Recreation Area Closed

The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) advises that Manton Dam Recreation Area has been closed to recreational activities, including fishing and water-based sports, following a sighting today of a suspected estuarine (saltwater) crocodile.