Fairfax Visual Journalists' Best Photos - June 2014

21:54, Jul 30 2014
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A police dog lines up with officers.
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Brazil fan Mario Coelho electrified response while watching World cup football at Shed 6.
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Senior Constable Vaughan Smith dusts for finger prints after a burglary at a Bell Block house.
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A diverse group of people with different race, beliefs and religion gather together in the Palmerston North city square to protest the Nigerian kidnappings. L-R: Vicki Samuels, Sukhjit Singh (Sikh Temple Priest), Inder Singh and Bhupinder Singh.
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Nelson artist Fleur Stewart with two of her internally illuminated sheep to be on display at Light Nelson.
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A group protesting against drone strikes and the GCSB outside the National Party Conference, Wellington.
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Inglewood man Brett Arnold caught a 4kg John Dory fish off the coast of Patea. It is believed to be a national record weight.
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Prime Minister John Key uses an iPhone to photograph himself and Nelson College student leaders Emily Narbey, left and Annie Grimes at the opening of the Nelson Young Parents School at Auckland Point School.
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Te Pa Harakeke o Te Awahou early childhood centre in Foxton were preparing to host a one-day symposium. L-R Taneiah Wilson-Rongotana 3 and Aliviah Rauhihi 3 and Kahuharariki Hikaka-Wereta 4 play with some flax.
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Fog rests over Palmerston North as Jason Dorne takes his dogs Mac and Clyde for a walk.
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Referee Tim Baker and Marist Coach Brendon Reidy exchange words on the sideline of a Marist Vs Oriental Rongotai rugby game.
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The seal that attacked an 85-year-old on the New Plymouth Coastal walkway below Belt Road Beach Camp.
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Sean Roberts presenting a petition to Michael Woodhouse in Parliament which asks the Government to make tourists sit a test before they drive on New Zealand roads.
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Two rare Nepalese red pandas started venturing out and exploring their enclosure once they reached four months of age.
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Men prepare to lift a hangi at the Victory Community Centre grounds as part of the Matariki Lantern Parade.
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Leap of faith - an official powhiri.
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Ye Tun Oo (father), Ohn Mar (mother), Min Thant Aung, 4, and Tin Nyo (mother in-law), are refugees from Myanmar who fled from Thailand to live in a refugee camp. They now live and study in New Zealand.
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Fire fighting.

Here is a selection of Fairfax visual journalists' best photos for June 2014.

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Firefighter Jarod Spencer assisted fire fighters from from Richmond, Stoke, Wakefield and Nelson with a large fire in Stoke.
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Ted Jones, left and a firefighter assist Andrea Sutton after a fire at Waterblaster Solutions in Stoke, Nelson.
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Police at the scene of a bus crash on Lambton Quay, Wellington.
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Firefighter Jarod Spencer alongside crew from Richmond, Stoke and Nelson at a large fire at Waterblaster Solutions in Stoke, Nelson.
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Crash after a police chase on Vogel Street, Palmerston North. Three elderly women caught in the crossfire are cut out of their car.
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Graham Arthur with his 2010 Camaro.
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Colin Kemp, one of nine war veterans who went to Normandy.
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Ray Edwards, a Wellington Free Ambulance officer who took part in a rescue attempt in Khandallah 50 years ago.
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Brother and sister Troy and Heidi Waters, chefs at Mexico restaurant.
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Rita Angus Retirement Village resident Ethel Robinson, 98 stars as a love interest in the vampire movie 'What We Do In Shadows'.
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Damian Marley sings in the Ragamuffin festival.
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Former Waikato rugby player and NZ Sevens skills coach, Damian Karauna.
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Winter stroll on the banks of the Waikato River where the only thing swimming is the family pet.
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Jenni Eastwood, apprentice from Morph Hair was a National Finalist in hairdressing competition.
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Musician Tamihana Katene.
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L-R: Pawan Atwal and Kiran Dhaliwal modelling Tempo Indian women's fashion at the Indian Char Bagh Garden, Hamilton Gardens.
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Kiran Dhaliwal modelling Tempo Indian women's fashions at the Indian Char Bagh Garden, Hamilton Gardens.
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Aussie artist Grant Stevens in City Gallery with his video exhibition 'What We Had Was Real'.
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Paul Rose, local optometrist, developed a new contact lens.
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All Blacks Conrad Smith, TJ Perenara, and Jerome Kaino celebrate after the referee blows the final whistle and they managed to hold out England during the international rugby test between the All Blacks and England held at Eden Park, Auckland.
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Beaudein Waaka is tackled high by Richard Sutton in the Spotswood V Clifton rugby game held at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth.
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Running down Cobham Drive in the Wellington marathon.
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Hurricanes VS Highlanders, Super Rugby at Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
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Rangers captain Hayden Laird shoots, attempting to stop him is Tim Bland in the Taranaki Duff Rosebowl Premier Football, NP Rangers V FC Western.
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Team players gather around FDMC's Tim Headey and Inglewood's Goalie Blake Hooper after going head to head. (from left on ground) at the Taranaki premier match Francis Douglas Collage vs Inglewood at FDMC grounds.
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Izaac Henry of New Plymouth.
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A bloodied James Te Huna is pinned to the floor during his fight against Nate Marquardt in the Middleweight Main Card bout at the UFC Fight Night held at Vector Arena, Auckland.
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A bloodied James Te Huna is pinned to the floor during his fight against Nate Marquardt in the Middleweight Main Card bout at the UFC Fight Night held at Vector Arena, Auckland.
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Taranaki's Morgan Hall, left, and Vinnie Sharp contest Bjorn Christensen for the header during a Taranaki vs Havelock North soccer game.
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From left Berny Hall and team mate Mitch Brown (Inglewood) tackle Tukapa's Pomare-Samupo during a Tukapa Senior A v Inglewood senior A rugby.
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Australia's Vik Grujic celebrates winning the Welterweight Bout against Chris Indich at the UFC Fight Night held at Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
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Frank Casey, NBL Basketball - Pistons vs Nuggets.
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Eastern Hutt v Victoria club hockey at the National Hockey stadium Newtown. Victoria's Sophie Rider celebrates her goal.

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