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'Black Power' wedding photo wins NZ fans

Tuesday, March 29th 2016, 7:44

A couple's chance wedding photograph with members of New Zealand's prominent Black Power gang wins thousands of fans on Facebook.
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NZ man jailed for milk formula threat

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, 3:37

A New Zealand man is jailed for eight and a half years for sending threats to dairy giant Fonterra to spike infant milk formula with pesticide.
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Guptill steers New Zealand into semis

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016, 18:25
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

New Zealand seal their place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals as Martin Guptill's 80 helps them to a 22-run win over Pakistan.
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VIDEO: NZ klepto-cat steals men's pants

Monday, March 21st 2016, 15:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

A nocturnal "cat burglar" with a taste for socks and men's underwear is causing a one-feline crime wave in Hamilton, New Zealand.
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Pant-stealing 'cat burglar' strikes NZ

Monday, March 21st 2016, 4:47
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

A nocturnal "cat burglar" with a taste for socks and men's underwear is causing a one-feline crime wave in Hamilton, New Zealand.
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Fairfax staff strike over job cuts

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 5:13
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Fairfax

Journalists at one of Australia's largest publishers Fairfax media have gone on strike after the company announced plans to cut 120 jobs.
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India Pakistan fans spar over T20 loss

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 7:41
related countries: India India, Pakistan Pakistan

India's defeat to New Zealand in their World Twenty20 game sparks off a social media battle with Pakistan Twitter users.
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Tail-less whale spotted off New Zealand

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 2:45

A humpback whale missing most of its tail is spotted off the New Zealand coast, but conservationists say it appears to be coping fine.
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Speeding Australian warships upset Kiwis

Friday, March 4th 2016, 4:50
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Conduct described as "maritime hoonery" has left a New Zealand community unhappy with the Royal Australian Navy.
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Crowdfunded bid for NZ beach accepted

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 22:39

A crowdfunding campaign to buy a New Zealand beach and secure it for public use reaches its target and has its bid accepted.
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NZ quake gunk protester in court

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 4:32

The man who threw a sticky brown substance over New Zealand's earthquake recovery minister on Monday has pleaded guilty to assault.
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NZ commemorates Christchurch earthquake

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 3:54
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand remembers the victims of a powerful earthquake that struck the city of Christchurch five years ago, as the minister in charge of the recovery is heckled.
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VIDEO: NZ marks earthquake anniversary

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 2:05
related places: Christchurch

A public service is held in New Zealand to remember victims of a powerful earthquake that struck the city of Christchurch five years ago.
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VIDEO: Birds-eye view of sheep looking like birds

Sunday, February 14th 2016, 18:50

A photographer who also works as a pilot has captured this amazing video of sheep being herded in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Moment earthquake hit New Zealand

Sunday, February 14th 2016, 12:17
related places: Christchurch

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday.
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Cliffs fall in New Zealand earthquake

Sunday, February 14th 2016, 9:18
related places: Christchurch

Cliffs collapse in New Zealand during an 5.7 magnitude earthquake in the city of Christchurch, days before the anniversary of the deadly 2011 quake.
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NZ beach crowdfund bid hits target

Saturday, February 13th 2016, 16:10

A crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to bid for a private New Zealand beach for public use hits its target - bidders now face a wait to see if they are successful.
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NZ minister hit by sex toy in protest

Friday, February 5th 2016, 11:07

New Zealand's economic development minister Steven Joyce is hit by a flying sex toy at a Waitangi Day event in a protest over the TPP trade deal.
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Australian migration to NZ hits new high

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 3:24
related countries: Australia Australia

More people are moving from Australia to New Zealand than heading the other way for the first time in 24 years, officials say.
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NZ sorry over Amir cash sound taunt

Wednesday, January 27th 2016, 11:24

A stadium announcer in New Zealand is rebuked for playing the sound of a cash register opening as Mohammad Amir ran in to bowl.
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NZ toilets feature road crash maps

Tuesday, January 26th 2016, 14:34

Maps of crash sites are hung in New Zealand toilets for safety campaign aimed at tourists.
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NZ bride's joy at viral wedding haka

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 13:36

The Maori bride in a widely shared video of guests performing a haka at her wedding tells the BBC she was "blown away" by the performance.
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VIDEO: NZ wedding haka 'represented love'

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 13:15

Emotional video of a traditional Maori haka at a New Zealand wedding is viewed by millions.
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VIDEO: Relive famous Maori haka moments

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 13:09

A look at when the Maori haka is performed after a video of one at a wedding in New Zealand went viral.
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NZ sheep help capture fugitives

Friday, January 22nd 2016, 12:52

A flock of sheep comes to the aid of New Zealand police, stopping a car-load of fugitives by blocking a road near Queenstown.
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VIDEO: Passengers flee burning New Zealand ferry

Monday, January 18th 2016, 18:42

Passengers and crew aboard a tourist vessel were forced to jump into the sea off the coast of New Zealand on Monday, after the boat caught fire.
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Celebrations mark start of 2016

Friday, January 1st 2016, 10:04

Countries around the world mark the New Year, with festivities under way in the US and Canada.
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VIDEO: Fireworks around globe welcome 2016

Friday, January 1st 2016, 3:19

New Zealand was one of the first countries to welcome in 2016, with people gathered in Auckland to watch a colourful fireworks display.
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Bidders vie for 'unwanted' $100 note

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 11:36

New Zealand auction pokes fun at people who sell Christmas presents online.
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Kim Dotcom loses extradition case

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015, 6:55
related countries: United States United States

A New Zealand court rules that internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom is eligible to be extradited to the United States to face charges of copyright infringement.
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NZ confirms flag referendum candidate

Tuesday, December 15th 2015, 4:36

New Zealand confirms that the black, white and blue silver fern design won the referendum to become a possible new flag and will compete against the current flag in a run-off next March.
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New Zealand picks new flag 'winner'

Friday, December 11th 2015, 8:37

New Zealanders pick a blue and black design with the silver fern as the preliminary winner in a referendum on a possible new national flag.
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NZ remembers Jonah Lomu at memorial

Monday, November 30th 2015, 11:09
related places: Auckland

A public memorial for New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at 40, has been held at Auckland's Eden Park stadium.
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Malaysia ex-diplomat in NZ guilty plea

Monday, November 30th 2015, 4:43
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A former Malaysian diplomat pleads guilty to indecently assaulting a woman in New Zealand last year, in a case that has caused a diplomatic row.
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VIDEO: Haka performed for Jonah Lomu

Monday, November 30th 2015, 4:38
related places: Auckland

Former All Black player Jonah Lomu has been remembered at a special service in Auckland, New Zealand.
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Pacific Islanders remember Jonah Lomu

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 8:23

New Zealand's Pacific Islander community remembers rugby great Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this month at the age of 40.
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Jury mulls verdict on ex-NZ cricketer

Tuesday, November 24th 2015, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The jury in the perjury trial in London of ex-New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns retires to consider its verdict.
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NZ helicopter crash recovery delayed

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 23:54

Attempts to recover the remaining bodies of seven people - including four Britons - who died in a helicopter crash in New Zealand are postponed because of bad weather.
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Two British couples killed in NZ crash

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 5:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British couples were among seven people killed when a helicopter crashed into a glacier in New Zealand.
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