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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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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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NZ memorial to Doha fire triplets

Friday, June 8th 2012, 4:02
related countries: Qatar Qatar
related places: Doha, Wellington

Hudnreds gather for a memorial service in New Zealand's capital Wellington for the two-year-old triplets who died in a Qatar shopping centre blaze.
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Hobbit premiere details revealed

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 10:49

The world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will take place in New Zealand on 28 November, it is announced.
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NZ signs Nato partnership deal

Tuesday, June 5th 2012, 4:44

New Zealand signs an agreement with Nato to boost cooperation in areas such as terrorism, military training and intelligence.
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Haskell is set to miss first Test

Monday, June 4th 2012, 17:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Haskell is likely to sit out of England's first Test against South Africa after arriving late from New Zealand.
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Samoa issues anniversary pardons

Friday, June 1st 2012, 4:10
related countries: Samoa Samoa

The Pacific island nation of Samoa is to pardon 35 prisoners to mark the 50th anniversary of its independence from New Zealand.
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O'Connell ruled out of Irish tour

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 11:01
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland second row Paul O'Connell is ruled out of the forthcoming three-match Test series against New Zealand with a knee injury.
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Reptile has 'steak-knife teeth'

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 23:37

The unique saw-like chew of a New Zealand reptile could be the secret of its success, say scientists.
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Two jailed over NZ ship disaster

Friday, May 25th 2012, 7:50

Two officers of the container ship that ran aground off New Zealand causing its worst maritime spill are jailed for seven months.
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Murphy announces Irish retirement

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 13:39
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Geordan Murphy quits international rugby after failing to make the Ireland squad for the tour to New Zealand.
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NZ 'runaway millionaire' guilty

Friday, May 18th 2012, 8:16

A New Zealand woman who fled overseas with her boyfriend after taking millions accidentally added to his account is found guilty of money laundering and theft.
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All Blacks name Irish test squad

Monday, May 14th 2012, 12:19
related countries: Ireland Ireland

New Zealand include 21 of their World Cup-winning squad for training camps ahead of the three-test series against Ireland.
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NZ crash report blames loading

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 7:37

A report on a skydiving plane crash in New Zealand that killed nine people in 2010 blames poorly-managed modifications that led to overloading.
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New Zealand coach Wright to quit

Tuesday, May 1st 2012, 8:07

New Zealand coach John Wright will step down from his position in August after rejecting the offer of a contract extension.
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Tough football draws for Team GB

Tuesday, April 24th 2012, 10:46
related countries: Senegal Senegal

Great Britain's women's football team will open the Olympic Games against New Zealand, while the men face Senegal in their first game.
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Grounded NZ ship owners charged

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 3:50

The owners of a ship which ran aground off New Zealand spilling hundreds of tonnes of fuel oil are being charged with discharging harmful substances.
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Pike River disaster hearing ends

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 2:52

The public hearing in New Zealand over the Pike River mining disaster that killed 29 people ends following final submissions this week.
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Flutey quits Wasps for NZ return

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 10:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England centre Riki Flutey will quit Wasps at the end of the season to return to his native New Zealand.
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Rare NZ dolphin survival boosted

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 9:30
related places: Christchurch, Hector

Hector's dolphins living off the coast of Christchurch, New Zealand, have benefitted from the area's special designation, say scientists.
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NZ minister resigns over 'errors'

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 4:53

A New Zealand minister is resigning over his "error in judgment" involving two letters to help a female friend's accident compensation claim.
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