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New Zealand earthquake: Seabed lifts after fault rupture

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 14:22

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island on Monday has caused the seabed to lift as much as two metres.
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New Zealand earthquake: Warships head to Kaikoura

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 10:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Kaikoura

US, Canadian and Australian warships are helping to evacuate and supply aid to earthquake-hit Kaikoura.
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New Zealand earthquake: Kaikoura evacuations under way

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 8:12

NZ rescuers are evacuating people stranded in the town hardest hit by a series of earthquakes.
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New Zealand quake: Calm presenter guides listeners as quake hits

Monday, November 14th 2016, 20:37

Radio New Zealand presenter Vicki McKay stays calm as an earthquake hits while she is on air.
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New Zealand earthquake: CCTV shows the moment it struck

Monday, November 14th 2016, 17:44

CCTV footage shows the moment New Zealand's earthquake struck.
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New Zealand earthquake: 'It was incredibly violent'

Monday, November 14th 2016, 14:18

Residents across central New Zealand have begun cleaning up after a 'violent' 7.8 magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks shook the region.
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New Zealand hit by aftershocks after severe earthquake

Monday, November 14th 2016, 13:25

Strong aftershocks have struck New Zealand after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed two people.
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Cows stranded after New Zealand quake

Monday, November 14th 2016, 9:04

Three cows were left stranded on an island of grass after an earthquake hit New Zealand.
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Aerial footage of New Zealand earthquake damage

Monday, November 14th 2016, 3:19

New Zealand has been hit by two earthquakes, with landslides blocking coastal roads.
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New Zealand earthquake: Two dead following powerful tremor

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 23:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Christchurch

A magnitude-7.8 earthquake hits New Zealand's South Island, killing at least two people.
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New Zealand earthquake: 'The house started to shake'

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 16:25

A tsunami has hit after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand's South Island just after midnight.
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New Zealand immigration site traffic surges after US election

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 5:08
related countries: United States United States

Immigration New Zealand says its website saw an increase in visits of 2,500% during the US election results.
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NZ rugby to tackle sexism with creation of review panel

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 8:36

New Zealand Rugby appoints a panel to tackle "macho" culture, after a series of scandals involving players.
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Ireland skipper Rory Best savours 'historic' win over New Zealand

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 8:57

Ireland captain Rory Best savours his side's first success over New Zealand in 111 years as they emerge 40-29 winners in Chicago.
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Rugby: Ireland beat NZ for first time

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 22:16
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland produce a sensational display to beat an all-conquering New Zealand side for the first time, running out 40-29 winners in Chicago.
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Bledisloe Cup: New Zealand beat Australia for 18th straight Test win

Saturday, October 22nd 2016, 9:50
related countries: Australia Australia

New Zealand become the first top-tier nation to win 18 consecutive Tests with a 37-10 victory over Australia in the Bledisloe Cup.
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Gable Tostee not guilty in Australia 'Tinder death'

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 9:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

An Australian man is acquitted of the murder of a New Zealand woman who fell from his balcony during their first Tinder date.
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Masking tape saves endangered kiwi in New Zealand

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 11:25

Conservation expert's MacGyver-like fix repairs badly damaged egg.
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NZ player banned for meeting woman in toilet

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 17:54

New Zealand scrum-half Aaron Smith is suspended for one match after going into a toilet cubicle with a woman at Christchurch Airport.
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New Zealand police 'on the beat'

Tuesday, October 4th 2016, 8:02

New Zealand Police have posted a video on social media showing officers making music in an elevator.
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Preying on predators

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 23:51

Can the New Zealand government's bold plans to rid the country of non-native predators by 2050 succeed?
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New Zealand's plan to save the kiwi

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 9:57

New Zealand hopes a new project to protect its national bird, the kiwi, will see the population reach 100,000 by 2030.
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Cat handbag causes a stir

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 11:39

A handbag made from a taxidermied roadkill ginger cat sells at auction in New Zealand, generating a predictably mixed range of reactions.
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Concern over falling kea numbers in New Zealand

Thursday, September 15th 2016, 12:10

Conservationists seek public help to protect the famously inquisitive birds.
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New Zealand MP complains emails are being blocked

Tuesday, September 13th 2016, 13:16

Opposition parliamentarian discovers that his messages are being filtered and blocked.
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New Zealand tops global list for house price rises

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 7:09
related countries: Canada Canada

New Zealand, Turkey and Canada have seen the biggest leap in house prices over the past year, according to a new global ranking.
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Standing firm

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 23:51

A white powdery compound, a cathedral made of cardboard and a hangar-like laboratory where earthquakes are created are all part of New Zealand's response to a catastrophe.
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Powerful quake off north-east New Zealand coast

Friday, September 2nd 2016, 0:57

Residents of a small community in north-east New Zealand are briefly told to evacuate after a powerful quake sparks a tsunami warning.
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Kim Dotcom wins right to livestream extradition appeal

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 12:19
related countries: United States United States

A New Zealand judge allows internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to livestream his appeal against extradition to the US on YouTube.
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New Zealand police investigate theft of 500 cows

Tuesday, August 30th 2016, 7:31

New Zealand police are investigating reports that 500 cows have been stolen from a dairy farm in Canterbury, possibly in several stages.
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Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal after partner's death in NZ

Friday, August 26th 2016, 8:07
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.
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Hiker describes 30-day ordeal lost in NZ mountains

Friday, August 26th 2016, 7:46
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

Czech hiker, Pavlina Pizova, who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand has described the "harrowing" ordeal in which her partner died.
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Who's bugging you?

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 23:24

After the New Zealand rugby team discover a listening device in their Sydney hotel meeting room, we examine just how much spying technology has advanced in recent years.
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Shock at All Blacks hotel room 'bug'

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 9:50
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

New Zealand Rugby says a Sydney hotel room where the All Blacks held meetings was bugged before their first Bledisloe Cup match against Australia.
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Australia v New Zealand: All Blacks hotel room in Sydney 'bugged'

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 9:48
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

New Zealand Rugby says a hotel room where the All Blacks held meetings in Sydney was bugged before Saturday's match against Australia.
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Tap water in New Zealand town causes hundreds to fall ill

Monday, August 15th 2016, 14:00

Two people are in a critical condition and hundreds more are ill after drinking tainted tap water from a small town in northern New Zealand.
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Smelly stoat gland surprise for New Zealand thieves

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 10:33

Criminals snatch putrid experimental gland oil used to trap stoats.
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New Zealand rugby team under fire over stripper assault allegations

Friday, August 5th 2016, 11:15

A major New Zealand rugby club is accused of assaulting women hired to strip at parties, with the team and a sponsor initially backing the players.
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New Zealand gets 'ATM for mood deposits'

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 13:55

The terminal asks about people's feelings instead of dispensing cash.
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New Zealand aims to become predator-free by 2050

Monday, July 25th 2016, 11:16

Prime Minister John Key wants possums, stoats and rats eradicated to protect native wildlife.
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