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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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VIDEO: Rugby boosts New Zealand economy

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 2:32

The New Zealand economy is given a welcome boost by the rugby World Cup, after the devastating earthquake earlier this year.
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VIDEO: Antarctic airdrop for stricken boat

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 10:17
related countries: Russia Russia

The Royal New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is to deliver another fuel pump to a listing Russian fishing boat that is stranded in Antarctic waters with 32 crew on-board.
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Hansen new All Blacks head coach

Friday, December 16th 2011, 7:23

World champions New Zealand appoint Steve Hansen as their new head coach.
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VIDEO: Worst NZ floods for 10 years

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 17:38

A state of emergency has been declared in New Zealand's south island following the worst floods in a decade.
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Foos gig causes 'volcanic tremor'

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 9:02
related countries: United States United States

Scientists in New Zealand compare the vibrations recorded during a gig by the US rockers to that of a "volcanic tremor".
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VIDEO: Baby seal wanders into NZ home

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 21:14

A baby fur seal wandered into a New Zealand home and was found resting on a sofa
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Kiwis edge Australia in thriller

Monday, December 12th 2011, 6:40
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia
related places: Hobart

New Zealand beat Australia by seven runs in Hobart, to record their first victory over them on Australian soil since 1985 and draw the Test series 1-1.
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Rates on hold on eurozone worries

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 3:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Central banks in New Zealand and South Korea keep interest rates on hold on Thursday, citing fears of the impact of the debt crisis in Europe.
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Coalition agreed in New Zealand

Monday, December 5th 2011, 7:25

New Zealand's National Party seals a deal to govern with two small parties, nine days after almost securing an outright victory in the election.
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Pattinson sets up Australia win

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 8:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Debutant seamer James Pattinson's five-wicket haul inspires Australia to a nine-wicket win against New Zealand in the first Test at the Gabba.
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Error millionaire to be sent home

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 7:01
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong may soon extradite a New Zealand man suspected of withdrawing millions of dollars that were mistakenly deposited in his bank account.
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Ruling party claims NZ poll win

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 12:02

New Zealand's ruling National Party wins the country's general election, handing current PM John Key a second term in office.
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New Zealand voting stations close

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 6:10

Polls close in New Zealand in a general election that could see the ruling National Party secure an historic outright majority.
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VIDEO: NZ helicopter pilot recalls crash

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 11:14

The pilot of the New Zealand helicopter which broke in two after its blades caught on cables has spoken about what he remembers of the incident.
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NZ assisted suicide man sentenced

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 3:05

A scientist who admitted helping his mother to die is given a five-month home detention sentence by a court in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Crash pilot avoids serious injury

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 0:53

A New Zealand pilot has escaped without serious injury after an accident where his helicopter's blades appeared to get caught in cables attached to scaffolding.
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VIDEO: Oil spill penguins returned to wild

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 8:11

The first group of penguins affected by an oil spill off the coast of New Zealand have been released back into the wild.
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'Illegal tapes' row erupts in NZ

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 5:02

New Zealand police are demanding four media groups hand over material related to an alleged illegal recording of the prime minister.
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Alien rats take on prey's role

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 7:56

Invasive rats can compensate for the loss of native pollinators in New Zealand, scientists report.
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VIDEO: NZ salvage mission 'too dangerous'

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 11:04

Salvage crews are struggling to remove containers from a grounded ship off New Zealand, although the vessel has now been emptied of oil.
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NZ stricken ship emptied of oil

Monday, November 14th 2011, 2:49

A stricken cargo ship that was threatening a huge environmental disaster has been emptied of oil, say the authorities in New Zealand.
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Live - England v New Zealand

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 17:33

England face defending champions New Zealand to decide who reaches the final of the 2011 Four Nations tournament.
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Mishap freezes 800 rare NZ snails

Friday, November 11th 2011, 13:24

New Zealand conservationists blame a technical glitch after 800 endangered giant land snails accidentally freeze to death in their containers.
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NZ mine boss charged over tragedy

Friday, November 11th 2011, 4:59

A former mine boss is among those charged over last year's Pike River mining disaster in New Zealand, one of the country's worst mining disasters.
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NZ files charges on mine tragedy

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 4:01

The New Zealand government files 25 criminal charges of health and safety violations over last year's Pike River mining disaster.
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Live - England v Australia

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 12:33
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England meet tournament favourites Australia in the Four Nations at Wembley after Wales lose 36-0 to world champions New Zealand earlier in the afternoon.
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Henry wants European coaching job

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 11:07

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry admits he is interested in coaching in Europe after stepping down as New Zealand boss on Monday.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Newcastle, Stoke

Sportsday Live featuring the latest transfer gossip, reaction to spot-fixing trial verdict and build up to tonight's Champions League matches, plus more.
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Henry quits as New Zealand coach

Monday, October 31st 2011, 23:40

Graham Henry stands down as coach of New Zealand after guiding them to World Cup victory on home soil.
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Henry interested in role with RFU

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 8:56

New Zealand's World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry says he would be interested in working with the Rugby Football Union.
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Sportsday Live - breaking sports news

Monday, October 24th 2011, 8:27

Sportsday Live featuring Leicester's reported dismissal of manager Sven Goran Eriksson, Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez's contract extension and France captain Thierry Dusautoir winning the IRB Player of the Year award, plus more.
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Hero role 'unreal', says Donald

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 18:18

New Zealand fly-half Stephen Donald says his journey from fourth choice to World Cup final hero has been "unreal".
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World Cup final as it happened

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 10:39
related countries: France France

Hosts New Zealand end 24 years of hurt in the final of the Rugby World Cup at Eden Park, edging underdogs France 8-7.
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New Zealand 8-7 France

Sunday, October 23rd 2011, 9:55

New Zealand end 24 years of hurt by holding off a much-improved France in a dramatic World Cup final in Auckland.
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Queen in 'difficult year' tribute

Friday, October 21st 2011, 9:15
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Queen pays tribute to the courage shown by people during a "difficult year" of heavy flooding in Australian towns and a devastating earthquake in New Zealand.
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