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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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Four Britons among NZ crash dead

Saturday, November 21st 2015, 22:56

Four Britons were among seven people killed in a helicopter crash in New Zealand, the UK Foreign Office confirms.
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NZ begins voting in flag referendum

Friday, November 20th 2015, 3:12

Voting begins in New Zealand in the first stage of a referendum which could see the country getting a new national flag.
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Lomu family 'touched' by tributes

Friday, November 20th 2015, 2:19

Jonah Lomu's family say they have been "truly touched" by tributes to the New Zealand great after his death aged 40.
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VIDEO: What do school kids think of NZ new flag designs?

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 22:07
related places: Kiwi

As New Zealand begins the first of two referendums on changing its national flag, children in Auckland had a go at drawing the designs and explaining the meaning.
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All Blacks captain McCaw retires

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 23:16

New Zealand captain Richie McCaw retires after a glittering career that saw him win a record 148 caps and two World Cups.
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All Blacks great Lomu dies aged 40

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 6:20

New Zealand rugby union great Jonah Lomu dies aged 40 - he had been diagnosed with a serious kidney condition by 1996.
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VIDEO: NZ rugby star Jonah Lomu dies

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 1:22

Jonah Lomu, considered one of New Zealand's finest rugby union players of all time, dies at the age of 40.
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Australia bowler Johnson retires

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 12:11
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson retires from international cricket at the end of the second Test with New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Nigerian scoops Scrabble world title

Monday, November 9th 2015, 16:30
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigerians have been congratulating countryman Wellington Jighere, who has become the first African to win the English-language World Scrabble Championship.
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Nigeria celebrates Scrabble victory

Monday, November 9th 2015, 13:25
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's president congratulates countryman Wellington Jighere, who has become the first African to win the English-language World Scrabble Championship.
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Prince Charles meets New Zealand PM

Monday, November 9th 2015, 9:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Auckland

The Prince of Wales meets New Zealand Prime Minister John Key for talks in Auckland.
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Australia earn dominant win over NZ

Monday, November 9th 2015, 8:40

Australia take seven wickets before lunch on the final day to beat New Zealand in the first Test of a three-match series.
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Rain holds up Aussie victory charge

Sunday, November 8th 2015, 9:10
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Brisbane

Rain in Brisbane holds Australia up on day four after they set New Zealand a record target of 504 to win the first Test.
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New Zealand tie series with England

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 16:58

New Zealand score the only try to level the Test series against England with a 9-2 victory at London's Olympic Stadium.
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Australia continue to dominate NZ Test

Saturday, November 7th 2015, 9:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Joe Burns and David Warner hit centuries to extend Australia's lead to 503 on day three of first Test against New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Chuckles as Charles congratulates All Blacks

Friday, November 6th 2015, 9:24
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Wellington

Prince Charles raised a smile at a parade in Wellington to celebrate New Zealand's Rugby World Cup victory when he made a cheeky reference to their fierce rivals from Australia.
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Australia tighten grip on NZ Test

Friday, November 6th 2015, 8:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Mitchell Johnson and Mitchell Starc take two wickets each as New Zealand falter to 157-5, still 399 runs adrift of Australia.
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Gatland has NZ calibre - Brooke

Friday, November 6th 2015, 7:22

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has the credentials to be New Zealand coach, says former All Blacks forward Zinzan Brooke.
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