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How 2021 was celebrated around the world

Thursday, December 31st 2020, 12:19

Fireworks went off around the globe but crowds were only allowed at some displays.
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New Zealand sex worker given six-figure sum in sexual harassment case

Monday, December 14th 2020, 4:29

The payout comes after the woman filed a sexual harassment case against a business owner.
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Covid-19: New Zealand and Australia agree on quarantine-free travel bubble

Monday, December 14th 2020, 3:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Both countries have very few cases and will allow travellers to go back and forth without quarantine.
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New Zealand: Fixing the ruined Christchurch Cathedral that's frozen in time

Friday, December 11th 2020, 0:07

New drone footage shows Christchurch Cathedral untouched since the 2011 earthquake.
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Christchurch massacre: Inquiry finds failures ahead of attack

Tuesday, December 8th 2020, 8:24

But the report reveals there were a series of failures ahead of the 2019 attack in New Zealand.
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New Zealand's Stuff news group apologises for anti-Maori bias

Saturday, December 5th 2020, 0:22

After a deep dive into their reporting, Stuff found their coverage of Maori issues had been racist.
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Covid: Pakistan cricket squad quarantined after positive tests in New Zealand

Thursday, November 26th 2020, 7:47

The whole squad is quarantined following six positives, after some members "contravened protocols".
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Nearly 100 pilot whales die in mass stranding off New Zealand islands

Wednesday, November 25th 2020, 12:40

The pilot whales were found beached on the remote Chatham Islands.
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Christophe Dominici: French rugby legend dies aged 48

Tuesday, November 24th 2020, 19:01
related countries: France France

Christophe Dominici was best known for helping France knock New Zealand out of the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
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Pike River: The 29 coal miners who never came home

Thursday, November 19th 2020, 0:12

It's been 10 years since New Zealand's Pike River mine disaster, and families of victims still feel raw.
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New Zealand crowns chubby cute parrot bird of the year

Monday, November 16th 2020, 7:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: All

All eyes on the US election? Well, here's another vote, equally contested, though a lot cuter.
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Rugby Championship: Argentina beat New Zealand for first time with shock 25-15 victory

Saturday, November 14th 2020, 8:46
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina beat New Zealand for the first time in their history with a shock 25-15 win in the Rugby Championship.
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New Zealand: Book pulled after author criticises Maori tattoo

Wednesday, November 4th 2020, 7:40

The woman called foreign affairs minister Nanaia Mahuta's traditional tattoo "ugly and uncivilised".
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Friday, October 30th 2020, 4:17

Matt Vickers, whose late wife fought for the law, calls it "a victory for compassion and kindness".
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New Zealand election: Jacinda Ardern's Labour Party scores landslide win

Saturday, October 17th 2020, 16:48

Labour wins a rare outright parliamentary majority after a poll dubbed "the Covid election".
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Covid: One-way 'travel bubble' opens between Australia and NZ

Friday, October 16th 2020, 4:32
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Passengers from New Zealand will not quarantine in Sydney but must do so if they return.
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New Zealand election: Jacinda Ardern's key leadership moments

Thursday, October 15th 2020, 22:59

Ahead of a general election in New Zealand, a look back at Jacinda Ardern's key leadership moments.
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NZ election: The people left behind in Ardern's 'kind' New Zealand

Tuesday, October 13th 2020, 16:23

Critics say Jacinda Ardern has not done enough to combat child poverty as she seeks another term.
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Covid-19 New Zealand: Mask rules eased as cases drop

Wednesday, September 23rd 2020, 20:02
related places: Auckland

Face masks are no longer mandatory, apart from on public transport in Auckland and on planes.
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Covid pushes New Zealand into worst recession in years

Thursday, September 17th 2020, 9:47

The country saw early success in keeping out the virus, but strict measures have taken a toll.
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NZ takes action over stock market cyber attacks

Friday, August 28th 2020, 4:28

The comments from New Zealand's finance minister come after trading was hit for the fourth day in a row.
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Christchurch mosque attack: Brenton Tarrant sentenced to life without parole

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 8:50
related places: Christchurch

The judge called the actions of a man who murdered 51 people last year in two mosques "inhuman".
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Christchurch shooting: Gunman Tarrant wanted to kill 'as many as possible'

Monday, August 24th 2020, 6:57

A sentencing hearing begins for the man behind the worst mass shooting in modern New Zealand's history.
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New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern delays election over coronavirus fears

Monday, August 17th 2020, 1:27

Jacinda Ardern has postponed September's election until October following new coronavirus cases.
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New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown for 12 days

Friday, August 14th 2020, 8:18
related places: Auckland

The country went 102 days without community transmission, but now has a cluster of 29 cases.
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New Zealand coronavirus: 14 new Covid-19 cases reported

Thursday, August 13th 2020, 6:26
related places: Auckland

The country's biggest city, Auckland, is back in lockdown after a family cluster emerged.
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Coronavirus: New Zealand locks down Auckland after cases end 102-day run

Wednesday, August 12th 2020, 1:58
related places: Auckland

Four family members test positive for Covid-19 in Auckland, where a lockdown has now been imposed.
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Domino's New Zealand drops 'free pizza for Karen' offer after backlash

Thursday, July 30th 2020, 5:40

"We wanted to bring a smile to customers," the firm's New Zealand arm said. "We are sorry."
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Hong Kong security law: China hits back in extradition row

Tuesday, July 28th 2020, 10:50
related countries: Australia Australia, China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong, United Kingdom United Kingdom

China accuses the UK, Canada and Australia of "wrong actions" in a row over a new security law.
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Behrouz Boochani: Refugee author granted asylum in New Zealand

Friday, July 24th 2020, 2:51
related countries: Australia Australia

Behrouz Boochani was held on Manus Island for six years under Australia's harsh asylum policy.
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New Zealand: New volcano alert system 'could have warned of White Island eruption'

Monday, July 20th 2020, 4:30

They say their system could have given 16 hours warning of the deadly White Island eruption of 2019.
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Coronavirus: How New Zealand went 'hard and early' to beat Covid-19

Thursday, July 9th 2020, 23:41

What has been the strategy behind New Zealand's Covid-19 success?
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Coronavirus: New Zealand minister resigns after lockdown blunders

Thursday, July 2nd 2020, 1:15

David Clark had been under fire for breaking lockdown rules and for his response to the pandemic.
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2023 Women's World Cup: 'Game changer’ for Australia, NZ and region

Friday, June 26th 2020, 19:37
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia and New Zealand are celebrating winning a joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.
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The New Zealand porn ad designed to protect children

Friday, June 19th 2020, 23:06

Many children learn about sex via online pornography. New Zealand warns this is not exactly ideal.
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New Zealand police shooting: Man charged with murder after hunt

Friday, June 19th 2020, 12:32
related places: Auckland

Fatal shooting marks the first time in 11 years a New Zealand officer is killed in the line of duty.
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Coronavirus: Qantas axes most overseas flights until October

Thursday, June 18th 2020, 3:17
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian airline said it will still fly to New Zealand and ramp up its domestic services.
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New Zealand's first Covid cases in 24 days came from UK

Tuesday, June 16th 2020, 4:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The two women had been given special exemption to attend a parent's funeral in New Zealand.
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NZ's Benji Marshall to self-isolate after kiss

Wednesday, June 10th 2020, 13:02

New Zealand international Benji Marshall is forced into self-isolation - after kissing a TV reporter.
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Coronavirus: New Zealand cuts research in Antarctica to keep it virus free

Tuesday, June 9th 2020, 5:16
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica

Antarctica is the only continent without any reported virus cases so far.
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George Floyd: Black Lives Matter protests go global

Monday, June 8th 2020, 23:04
related countries: Canada Canada, Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

People in New Zealand, Canada, London and Germany are protesting in support of Black Lives Matter.
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New Zealand lifts all Covid restrictions, declaring the nation virus-free

Monday, June 8th 2020, 12:29

PM Jacinda Ardern says she "did a little dance" as it was confirmed NZ had no active virus cases.
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'I did a little dance': Ardern confirms New Zealand is free of Covid-19

Monday, June 8th 2020, 9:51

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declares there are now "no active cases" of Covid-19 there.
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Walkers found after 19 days in the New Zealand wilderness

Wednesday, May 27th 2020, 10:57

The 23-year-olds were winched from a clearing after a helicopter spotted smoke from their fire.
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