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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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Oil from NZ leak ship hits shore

Monday, October 10th 2011, 21:31

Oil from a leaking ship stranded on a reef off the coast of New Zealand begins washing ashore, as teams work to stabilise the vessel.
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VIDEO: Oil from NZ leak ship reaches shore

Monday, October 10th 2011, 12:20

Bad weather in New Zealand has hampered attempts to pump oil off a ship stranded near a popular tourist spot on the island's north coast.
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All Blacks call up Gear & Donald

Monday, October 10th 2011, 4:10

New Zealand summon wing Hosea Gear and fly-half Stephen Donald as replacements for the injured Colin Slade and Mils Muliaina.
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NZ races to empty oil spill ship

Monday, October 10th 2011, 3:24

Crews race to extract oil from a leaking ship stranded on a reef off New Zealand, ahead of gale-force winds and swells forecast for Monday.
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Tuilagi punished over ferry jump

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 21:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Auckland

Centre Manu Tuilagi is formally warned by police and fined £3,000 by England rugby officials after jumping from a ferry in Auckland on Sunday.
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'Serious questions' over NZ spill

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 9:27

New Zealand's PM says "serious questions" must be answered amid all-out efforts to prevent a massive environmental disaster.
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New Zealand 33-10 Argentina

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 9:18
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Australia Australia
related places: Auckland

Piri Weepu kicks seven penalties to help New Zealand beat Argentina in Auckland and secure a World Cup semi-final against arch-rivals Australia.
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South Africa 9-11 Australia

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 6:51
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Wellington

Australia knock champions South Africa out of the World Cup with a remarkable quarter-final victory in Wellington.
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Live text - New Zealand v Argentina

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 4:32
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Australia Australia, South Africa South Africa
related places: Auckland, Wellington

Hosts New Zealand beat Argentina 33-10 at Eden Park to set up a trans-Tasman semi-final meeting with Australia.
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VIDEO: NZ oil leak sparks salvage operation

Sunday, October 9th 2011, 3:34

A major salvage operation is under way off the coast of New Zealand, after a container ship ran aground, causing several tonnes of oil to leak into the sea.
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Oil leaks from NZ stranded ship

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 14:45

Several tonnes of oil have leaked from a cargo ship which has run aground close to one of New Zealand's top tourist destinations, officials say.
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Wales 22-10 Ireland

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 6:42
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Wellington

Wales reach the World Cup semi-finals for the second time as they crush Ireland's dream in Wellington with an impressive display.
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Live text - Ireland v Wales

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 4:28
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wellington

Wales beat Ireland 22-10 in their World Cup quarter-final at the Westpac stadium to make the tournament's last four for the first time in 24 years.
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New Zealand's passion for rugby

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 1:02

How can a nation of 4m dominate the sport of rugby?
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NZ stranded ship break up fears

Friday, October 7th 2011, 10:56

There are fears that a large container ship which is stuck on a reef off the coast of New Zealand could break up and leak more oil.
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Airlifts aid Tuvalu water crisis

Friday, October 7th 2011, 7:15
related countries: Australia Australia, Tuvalu Tuvalu

Australia and New Zealand are to airlift equipment to the Pacific nation of Tuvalu to help it deal with a severe water shortage caused by drought.
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All Blacks pick Williams on wing

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 19:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina

New Zealand select Sonny Bill Williams on the wing and Colin Slade at fly-half for their World Cup quarter-final against Argentina.
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New Zealand 'will be at 2015 Cup'

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 12:24

New Zealand's Rugby World Cup minister Gerry Brownlee tells BBC Sport it is "unthinkable" that the All Blacks would miss the 2015 Rugby World Cup despite a dispute over the costs of hosting the current tournament.
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Stranded ship leaking oil off NZ

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 10:06

A 47,000-tonne container ship which ran aground on a reef off the New Zealand coast is leaking oil, with a slick doubling in size.
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NZ condemns Japan's whaling plans

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 9:26
related countries: Japan Japan

New Zealand condemns Japan's decision to resume whaling in Antarctic waters later this year, calling it "entirely disrespectful".
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Man denies Tindall video charge

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 7:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A bouncer pleads not guilty to illegally accessing CCTV footage of England rugby captain Mike Tindall with a woman in a bar in New Zealand.
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All Black Carter out of World Cup

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 21:41
related countries: Canada Canada

Star New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a groin injury in training.
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NZ $10m bank error man arrested

Friday, September 30th 2011, 15:02
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong police arrest a man on the run from New Zealand where a bank mistakenly deposited millions of dollars into his account.
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Live text - Argentina v Scotland

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 7:22
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wellington

Scotland lose out 13-12 to Argentina in an absorbing World Cup encounter in a wet Wellington.
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Live text - New Zealand v France

Saturday, September 24th 2011, 8:21
related countries: France France

New Zealand score three quick first-half tries to stun France in Auckland.
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Contepomi fit for Scotland match

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 5:40
related countries: Argentina Argentina, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wellington

Argentina captain Felipe Contepomi will return from injury for the must-win World Cup Pool B clash with Scotland in Wellington on Sunday.
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New Zealand growth almost stalls

Thursday, September 22nd 2011, 2:09

New Zealand's economy slows to almost a standstill in the second quarter, sending the currency sliding.
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England call up Waldrom as cover

Monday, September 19th 2011, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Leicester

Leicester's Thomas Waldrom is to fly out to New Zealand as World Cup cover for England number eight Nick Easter.
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In pictures: New Zealand's 'Gutbuster'

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 4:07
related places: Dunedin

Images from the city of Dunedin, in New Zealand, where runners have been racing up and down what is reputedly the world's steepest street.
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Fiji 3-49 South Africa

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 7:49
related countries: Fiji Fiji, South Africa South Africa
related places: Wellington

World Cup holders South Africa score six tries in their Pool D win over Fiji in Wellington.
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New Zealand 83-7 Japan

Friday, September 16th 2011, 10:17
related countries: Japan Japan

World Cup hosts New Zealand lay down a marker with a one-sided 83-7 mauling of Japan in their Pool A encounter.
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Johnson defends England night out

Friday, September 16th 2011, 7:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England manager Martin Johnson defends his players after some were pictured drinking following the 13-9 win over Argentina.
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$1.2bn rugby boost for NZ economy

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 8:52

The Rugby World Cup will boost New Zealand's economy by as much as $1.2bn (£756m), according to a report by MasterCard.
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Lost penguin Happy Feet 'missing'

Monday, September 12th 2011, 10:51

Scientists lose contact with Happy Feet, an emperor penguin who washed up on a New Zealand beach, after signals from his tracker stop.
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