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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: 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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New Zealand unchanged for final

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 20:26
related countries: France France

New Zealand coach Graham Henry names an unchanged side for Sunday's World Cup final against France.
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Weather halts NZ oil ship pumping

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 1:47

More stormy weather forces another halt to efforts to pump oil off a leaking cargo ship grounded off New Zealand's coast.
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NZ ship oil-pumping resumes

Monday, October 17th 2011, 3:32

Salvage teams in New Zealand resume efforts to pump the remaining fuel from the cracked cargo ship the Rena, stranded off the coast.
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Henry hails 'heroic' All Blacks

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 12:36
related countries: Australia Australia, France France

New Zealand coach Graham Henry describes his side's performance as "heroic" after they book a World Cup final against France by defeating Australia 20-6.
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New Zealand 20-6 Australia

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 9:46
related countries: Australia Australia

The All Blacks storm to their first World Cup final since 1995 with a ruthless 20-6 victory over great rivals Australia in Auckland.
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Live text: New Zealand 20-6 Australia

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 7:15
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Tasman

Hosts New Zealand beat trans-Tasman rivals Australia to reach their first World Cup final since 1995.
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NZ submits Samoan film to Oscars

Friday, October 14th 2011, 11:37
related countries: Samoa Samoa

New Zealand submits its first ever film to be considered for a best foreign language film Oscar.
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NZ race to remove oil from ship

Friday, October 14th 2011, 11:29

Salvage teams prepare to pump fuel from the cracked cargo ship the Rena, listing badly off the New Zealand coast, amid fears it could soon break up.
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Wales are in-form side - Mealamu

Friday, October 14th 2011, 6:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

New Zealand hooker Keven Mealamu insists fellow semi-finalists Wales are the best team left in the Rugby World Cup.
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VIDEO: Crew returns to stranded NZ ship

Friday, October 14th 2011, 5:29

Salvage workers have returned to a cargo ship stranded off New Zealand's coast which is leaking oil onto a shore renowned for its beaches and wildlife.
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McCaw in All Blacks side for semi

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 19:41
related countries: Australia Australia

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw is passed fit for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against Australia.
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VIDEO: On board stricken cargo ship in NZ

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 12:47

A salvage crew has managed to board the cargo ship Rena, stricken off the coast of New Zealand.
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