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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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Haier makes Fisher & Paykel bid

Wednesday, September 12th 2012, 2:27
related countries: China China

China's electronics maker Haier launches a takeover bid for New Zealand's Fisher & Paykel in a bid to boost its global presence.
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New Zealand to leave Afghanistan

Monday, September 3rd 2012, 7:50
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

New Zealand formally announces it will pull its troops out of Afghanistan by April 2013, ending a 10-year deployment.
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New Zealand 22-0 Australia

Saturday, August 25th 2012, 10:06
related countries: Australia Australia

New Zealand beat Australia in the second round of the Rugby Championship to retain the Bledisloe Cup.
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VIDEO: The runaway 'accidental' millionaire

Friday, August 24th 2012, 3:50

A New Zealand man, dubbed the 'accidental millionaire', has been sentenced to more than four and a half years in jail for theft.
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NZ 'runaway millionaire' jailed

Friday, August 24th 2012, 1:47
related countries: China China

A New Zealand man who fled to China with millions of dollars accidentally credited to his bank account is sent to jail while his former girlfriend gets home detention.
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All Black Williams to fight Botha

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 13:30

New Zealand rugby star Sonny Bill Williams will fight former heavyweight contender Francois Botha in Durban on 17 November, according to a promoter.
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New Zealand 27-19 Australia

Saturday, August 18th 2012, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

New Zealand beat Australia 27-19 in Sydney in the first match of the four-nations Rugby Championship.
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More delays for Megaupload case

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 8:04

A New Zealand court has ruled that the FBI must produce evidence of piracy before Kim Dotcom can be extradited.
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Carrington wins kayak single 200m

Saturday, August 11th 2012, 9:37

New Zealand's Lisa Carrington wins a thrilling sprint to claim Olympic gold in the women's kayak single 200m.
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British women take hockey bronze

Friday, August 10th 2012, 16:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Great Britain's women win their first Olympic hockey medal since 1992, beating New Zealand 3-1 in the bronze medal match.
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Vast volcanic 'raft' in Pacific

Friday, August 10th 2012, 13:15
related countries: Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean

A vast "raft" of buoyant volcanic rocks covering 10,000 sq miles (26,000 sq km) of the Pacific Ocean is spotted by a New Zealand military aircraft.
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Mills & Clark take sailing silver

Friday, August 10th 2012, 12:38

Britons Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have to be content with a silver medal after losing out in their final 470 shootout with New Zealand.
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Australia beat Kiwis to 49er gold

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 13:11
related countries: Australia Australia, Denmark Denmark

Australia complete victory in the men's 49er class ahead of New Zealand and Denmark, as Great Britain finish fifth.
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VIDEO: New Zealand volcano spews ash

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 11:09

New Zealand's Mount Tongariro volcano has erupted after lying dormant for more than a century, sending up clouds of ash across the surrounding area.
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Volcano spews ash in New Zealand

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 3:55

A volcano in New Zealand dormant for more than a century has erupted, sending ash clouds over the North Island, disrupting flights and closing roads.
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GB's Campbell wins bronze medal

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 12:09
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Great Britain's Alan Campbell wins bronze in the men's single sculls as New Zealand take gold and Czech Republic silver.
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GB bronze as New Zealand win pair

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 11:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's George Nash and Will Satch take rowing bronze as Eric Murray and Hamish Bond win gold in the men's pair.
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NZ men secure double sculls gold

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 11:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Bill Lucas and Sam Townsend finish fifth in the men's double sculls final as New Zealand take the gold at Eton Dorney.
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Marmite reward for NZ Olympians

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 15:03

New Zealand's Olympic medallists are being rewarded with jars of Marmite, a rare commodity since an earthquake last year wrecked the supply chain.
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SA complain about video officials

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 14:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa hockey coach Giles Bonnet will complain about video refereeing standards after their 4-1 loss to New Zealand.
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Britain win team eventing silver

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 14:32
related countries: Germany Germany

Tina Cook's clear round hands Great Britain team eventing silver, narrowly ahead of New Zealand, as Germany retain gold.
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Australia, NZ restore Fiji ties

Monday, July 30th 2012, 8:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

Australia and New Zealand agree to restore full diplomatic ties with Fiji after expelling each other's top envoys in 2009, officials say.
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Great Britain 1-0 New Zealand

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 17:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

Great Britain's women's football team begin the 2012 London Olympics with victory over New Zealand in Cardiff.
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Three strikes 'halved NZ piracy'

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 11:12

Controversial anti-piracy measures have led to a significant dip in illegal downloading, a New Zealand recording industry group says.
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Campbell cancels Antipodean tour

Thursday, July 19th 2012, 8:17
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: August, Glen Campbell

US country music star Glen Campbell cancels scheduled visits to Australia and New Zealand in August, citing health reasons.
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Rescue in New Zealand mine fire

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 7:06

Twenty-eight workers trapped underground in a New Zealand gold mine are rescued seven hours after a truck engine caught fire.
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Vodafone to buy Telstra NZ unit

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 2:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's biggest telecommunications company, Telstra, sells its New Zealand subsidiary to Vodafone for 840m New Zealand dollars (£431m).
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Megaupload raid warrant 'invalid'

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 7:55

Warrants used to carry out a search and seize data from online storage site Megaupload were invalid, a New Zealand judge rules.
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New Zealand 60-0 Ireland

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 9:40
related countries: Ireland Ireland

New Zealand beat Ireland by a record 60-0 margin to complete a series whitewash in the third Test match in Hamilton.
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New Zealand in US defence deal

Wednesday, June 20th 2012, 3:49
related countries: United States United States

New Zealand and the US sign a deal to expand defence co-operation, emphasising information-sharing and maritime security.
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New Zealand 22-19 Ireland

Saturday, June 16th 2012, 9:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Christchurch

Dan Carter's last-minute drop-goal gives New Zealand a narrow win over Ireland in the second Test in Christchurch.
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NZ 'runaway millionaire' guilty

Tuesday, June 12th 2012, 8:14
related countries: China China

A New Zealand man who fled to China after taking millions of dollars, which were accidentally credited to his bank account pleads guilty.
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New Zealand 42-10 Ireland

Saturday, June 9th 2012, 9:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Auckland

New Zealand winger Julian Savea scores three tries on his debut as Ireland are thrashed in the first Test in Auckland.
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Authors win Commonwealth prizes

Friday, June 8th 2012, 14:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Writers from Sri Lanka and New Zealand are announced as the winners of the Commonwealth Foundation's literary prizes for 2012.
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