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News: New Zealand

We have started to collect the most important news related to New Zealand in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Oscar winner dies in raft tragedy

Monday, December 31st 2012, 10:51

Oscar-winning sound editor Michael Hopkins, who worked on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the King Kong remake, is killed in a rafting accident in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Cardboard cathedral for New Zealand

Thursday, December 27th 2012, 15:51
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Christchurch

A Japanese architect is building a cardboard cathedral in New Zealand's earthquake devastated city of Christchurch.
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Pietersen not named for NZ games

Sunday, December 23rd 2012, 9:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Batsman Kevin Pietersen is not named in England's one-day and Twenty20 squads for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Bee stings could be new Botox

Friday, December 21st 2012, 0:40

Sales of cosmetic creams containing bee venom are booming in New Zealand, but there are warnings about possible side-effects.
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NZ apologies to Taylor over row

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 10:58

New Zealand Cricket publicly apologise to Ross Taylor for the poor manner in which it handled the end of his reign as captain.
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Design 'behind NZ quake collapse'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:21
related places: Christchurch

A building that collapsed in New Zealand's Christchurch earthquake, killing 115, was badly designed and should not have been approved, a final report says.
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Taylor quits captaincy after snub

Friday, December 7th 2012, 4:46

Ross Taylor is replaced as New Zealand captain by Brendon McCullum after refusing to give up his one-day and Twenty20 roles.
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VIDEO: Three killed as tornado hits NZ

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 12:28
related places: Auckland

Three people have been killed as a rare tornado ripped through western suburbs of the New Zealand city of Auckland.
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VIDEO: Tornado wreaks havoc in Auckland

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 9:41
related places: Auckland

Three people have been killed as a tornado ripped through western suburbs of the New Zealand city of Auckland.
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Tornado strikes New Zealand city

Thursday, December 6th 2012, 4:21
related places: Auckland

Three people are killed as a rare tornado rips through western suburbs of the New Zealand city of Auckland.
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VIDEO: Why this dog is learning to drive

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 16:01

A charity in New Zealand is teaching rescued dogs how to drive a car.
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Win was unbelievable - Lancaster

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 20:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Lancaster

Head coach Stuart Lancaster says England's thrilling victory over New Zealand is an "unbelievable achievement".
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England Women 32-23 New Zealand

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 19:07

England women match their male counterparts and secure a big win over New Zealand as they seal a 3-0 series victory.
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England 38-21 New Zealand

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 16:31

England end their autumn campaign with a record-breaking win against world champions New Zealand at Twickenham.
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Farrell at fly-half for England

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Player of the year nominee Owen Farrell starts as England fly-half in place of the injured Toby Flood against New Zealand.
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NZ's Hore banned for five weeks

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 13:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand hooker Andrew Hore is banned for five weeks for striking Wales lock Bradley Davies off the ball.
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VIDEO: 'Elf and Safety' staff greet Hobbit stars

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 11:05

Hobbit mania erupted in New Zealand's capital for the world premiere of Peter Jackson's new trilogy.
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Hobbit mania grips New Zealand

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 7:32
related places: Wellington

Hobbit mania erupts in New Zealand's capital, Wellington, for the world premiere of the first part of Peter Jackson's new trilogy.
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All Blacks are beatable - Farrell

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 17:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Andy Farrell believes his "fearless" young England side can record a significant milestone by beating world champions New Zealand.
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Injured Carter out of Wales game

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 17:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter will miss Saturday's match with Wales because of injury.
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VIDEO: NZ teacher describes moment volcano erupted

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 16:44

A teacher has been describing the moment a volcano in New Zealand rumbled to life during a school trip with his students.
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New Zealand's Tongariro erupts

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 3:13
related places: Tongariro

Mount Tongariro erupts again, sending ash high into the sky, having rumbled back to life in August after more than a century of quiet,
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Wales make changes for All Blacks

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 12:56
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Centre Jonathan Davies is one of five changes to the Wales side to face New Zealand at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
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Hobbit team deny animal claims

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 9:49

Director Peter Jackson and the team behind The Hobbit reject allegations that animals died due to mistreatment during production in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Charles and Camilla in Christchurch

Friday, November 16th 2012, 13:14
related places: Christchurch

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited New Zealand's second biggest city, Christchurch.
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VIDEO: Prince Charles' Hobbit birthday

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 18:47
related places: Wellington

Prince Charles was presented with a unique gift on his trip to director Peter Jackson's Weta Workshop in Wellington, New Zealand.
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Man bailed over 'royal attack'

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 1:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man is bailed by a New Zealand court for allegedly planning to attack the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.
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Scotland 22-51 New Zealand

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 16:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The All Blacks score six tries to Scotland's three as a Dan Carter master-class orchestrates victory for the world champions at Murrayfield.
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Royal couple visit New Zealand

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 4:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit New Zealand on the final leg of their Diamond Jubilee tour, attending a Armistice Day commemoration.
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NZ select McCaw & Carter v Scots

Friday, November 9th 2012, 9:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen makes nine changes for Sunday's Test match against Scotland at Murrayfield.
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UK man awaits ocean yacht rescue

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 8:31
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man and a woman from New Zealand are waiting to be rescued after their yacht rolled in the Pacific Ocean, rescue authorities say.
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NZ mine disaster 'preventable'

Monday, November 5th 2012, 5:26

A gas blast at a mine in New Zealand that killed 29 workers was preventable, an investigation has found, with multiple warnings ignored.
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NZ order over breast-fed cannabis

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 7:50

A woman from New Zealand pleads guilty to giving her three-month-old baby cannabis through her breast milk, in a legal first for the country.
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NZ to resettle Afghan translators

Friday, October 26th 2012, 7:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

New Zealand says it has offered to resettle 23 Afghan interpreters and their families who fear being targeted by the Taliban after troops leave.
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NZ mine boss pleads not guilty

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 3:45

The boss of a coal mine in New Zealand, where 29 people died after an explosion, has pleaded not guilty to labour violation charges.
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