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Maori words minted for autism and mental health issues

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 9:47

The Maori language of New Zealand has added new terms for disabilities and mental health issues.
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New Zealand outclass British and Irish Lions

Saturday, June 24th 2017, 9:29
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Auckland

New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first Test in Auckland.
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Parents in the dog house after 'Scooby Snacks' mix-up

Friday, June 16th 2017, 13:38

Dozens of horrified New Zealand parents accidentally feed their children treats meant for dogs.
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The moment New Zealand capsize in America's Cup

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 6:50

New Zealand suffered a spectacular capsize in their America's Cup semi-final against Great Britain.
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Southern lights dance across skies of Australia and New Zealand

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 12:06
related countries: Australia Australia

Pictures from across Australia and New Zealand show the Southern Lights in the night sky.
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Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa performs Haka

Monday, May 29th 2017, 10:56

Game of Thrones star Jason Momoa performs a Haka to support a New Zealand MMA fighter.
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New Zealand space launch is first from a private site

Thursday, May 25th 2017, 8:41

The first ever launch from New Zealand is a step towards making it cheaper to get cargo into space.
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'Poo protest' against New Zealand government

Sunday, May 7th 2017, 9:47

Campaign group uses 50 inflatable poo emojis to make its point over environmental issues.
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Playboy model volcano photo angers Maori

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 8:38

The Instagram post showed the model nude on top of a New Zealand mountain sacred to Maori.
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Eminem sues New Zealand governing party over Lose Yourself

Monday, May 1st 2017, 5:38
related countries: United States United States

The US rapper says the National Party used a song which sounded like his award-winning Lose Yourself.
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101-year-old Man Kaur wins 100m dash in New Zealand

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 13:02

Man Kaur's appearance at the World Master Games was a runaway success.
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New Zealand earthquake gives unexpected benefit

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 10:31

Raised coastline could end the threat of sea erosion for the time being.
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Cyclone Cook: NZ residents clean up after massive storm

Friday, April 14th 2017, 1:59

New Zealand avoided the worst of Cyclone Cook but many homes remain without power.
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Cyclone Cook: Evacuations as storm lashes New Zealand

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 15:29

A storm forecast to be the worst in decades leaves floods, power cuts and downed trees in its wake.
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Free New Zealand house comes with a catch

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 7:09

Developer plans to give away a house to a needy family, but they will have to take it away.
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John Clarke: Satirist beloved in Australia and New Zealand dies

Monday, April 10th 2017, 3:47
related countries: Australia Australia

John Clarke was famous for sending up politicians and conducting mock interviews.
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Floods hero

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 11:42
related places: Edgecumbe

Among the evacuation from floods in Edgecumbe, New Zealand, one man saved dozens of stranded residents.
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New Zealand floods force evacuations after Tropical Storm Debbie

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 10:20
related places: Edgecumbe

Local officials are calling it a once-in-500-years event.
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Flooded New Zealand town evacuated

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 7:50
related places: Edgecumbe

Burst riverbanks have forced the entire population of Edgecumbe in New Zealand to flee homes.
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New Zealand minister challenged to fight over dirty water

Friday, March 24th 2017, 15:48

Environment minister challenged by a conservationist angry at new water quality policy.
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Apple 'paid no tax' in New Zealand for at least a decade

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 9:09

Apple is under scrutiny following reports it has paid no tax in New Zealand since 2007.
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New Zealand: US diplomat expelled amid police inquiry

Sunday, March 19th 2017, 15:01
related countries: United States United States

The staffer was asked to leave after the US embassy refused to allow police to question him.
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Runaway New Zealand sniffer dog shot at Auckland airport

Friday, March 17th 2017, 7:30
related places: Auckland

The killing of the dog has been met with fury, but officials say they took the decision as a last resort.
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Bald New Zealand murderer wins toupee court battle

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 3:02

Philip John Smith has argued that his toupee is an "artwork" essential to his self-esteem.
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Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 16:03

The Whanganui River, revered by the Maori, is the first in the world to be seen as a living entity.
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Hundreds of beehive thefts blamed on rising honey price

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 15:09

Hive heists in New Zealand are being blamed on the rising price of Manuka honey.
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NZ quake-damaged water pipes leak 1m litres a day

Monday, March 13th 2017, 15:50
related places: Wellington

The authorities in Wellington are trying to work out where the leaks are located.
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New Zealand and Fiji turn away 'dirty' ship over barnacles

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 1:17

First time, New Zealand tells a vessel to leave one of its ports because of the risk of biofouling.
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James O'Connor and Ali Williams charged in Paris over cocaine

Monday, February 27th 2017, 10:41
related countries: Aruba Aruba, France France
related places: Paris

The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were arrested outside a Paris nightclub.
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James O'Connor and Ali Williams held on Paris cocaine charge

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 16:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba, France France
related places: Paris

The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were buying cocaine, police sources say.
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New Zealand garden gnome thefts 'fund meth trade'

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 12:34

Police say hundreds of garden ornaments pinched to raise cash for drugs deals.
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Dan Carter: Racing 92 fly-half sorry after drink-driving reports

Friday, February 17th 2017, 6:53
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Ex-New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter apologises for "a massive error of judgement" after reports he was stopped by police for drink-driving in Paris.
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Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

Friday, February 17th 2017, 6:25

It's almost all under water, but Zealandia should be considered a continent, say researchers.
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Christchurch fires: Homes destroyed and residents evacuated

Thursday, February 16th 2017, 13:52

Huge wildfires on the edge of the New Zealand city have left one dead and destroyed several homes.
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Whale graveyard

Monday, February 13th 2017, 10:18

Shallow water and unusual geography are blamed for making a New Zealand beach a 'whale graveyard'.
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New Zealand whales: Authorities to move 300 carcasses

Monday, February 13th 2017, 5:39

Workers cut holes in the carcasses to prevent them exploding from gas released during decomposition.
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New Zealand whales: Hundreds refloat on high tide at Farewell Spit

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 14:16

More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand on Saturday have refloated themselves and returned to sea.
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New Zealand whales: Hundreds refloat on high tide at Farewell Spit

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 2:00

More than 200 whales that became stranded at Farewell Spit on Saturday are freed by the tide.
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New Zealand rescuers refloat 100 stranded whales

Saturday, February 11th 2017, 2:33

Volunteers form a human chain to help refloat the surviving whales that swam aground on Friday.
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Race to save beached whales

Friday, February 10th 2017, 22:29

More than 400 whales have beached on the coast of New Zealand, one of the worst whale strandings in the country ever.
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Race to save 100 stranded whales on New Zealand beach

Friday, February 10th 2017, 7:09

Another 300 pilot whales have already died in one of the worst such cases seen in the country.
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