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VIDEO: Stranded emperor penguin's operations

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 20:06

A young emperor penguin found washed up on a New Zealand beach has undergone two operations.
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New Zealand zoo operates on lost penguin

Saturday, June 25th 2011, 14:34

A young emperor penguin washed up on a beach in New Zealand last week has undergone two operations after its condition deteriorated.
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VIDEO: Stranded penguin moved to NZ zoo

Friday, June 24th 2011, 15:30

A young Emperor penguin found washed up on a New Zealand beach has been taken to a zoo amid fears for its health.
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Travel sick NZ penguin taken to zoo to recover

Friday, June 24th 2011, 9:00

A young Emperor penguin, washed up on a beach in New Zealand, is taken to a zoo after its health deteriorates.
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NZ to buy homes ruined by quake

Thursday, June 23rd 2011, 10:01
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand's government offers to buy more than 5,000 homes wrecked in Christchurch's devastating earthquake in February.
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Wrong turn leads Antarctic penguin to New Zealand

Tuesday, June 21st 2011, 10:45

A young emperor penguin takes a wrong turn from the Antarctic and arrives on a New Zealand beach, said to be the first such visit since 1967.
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Chile ash cloud hits more flights

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 11:02
related countries: Chile Chile

Flights in South America, Australia and New Zealand continue to be hit by an ash cloud from a Chilean volcano that began erupting 10 days ago.
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Quake dents Christchurch's hopes

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 10:00
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand officials say Monday's earthquake has made some areas of Christchurch uninhabitable, confirming fears many homes will be condemned.
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Australia flights begin to resume

Monday, June 13th 2011, 13:06
related countries: Australia Australia, Chile Chile

Volcanic ash from Chile continues to disrupt air travel in Australia and New Zealand but some airlines re-start flights.
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VIDEO: Christchurch hit by powerful tremors

Monday, June 13th 2011, 9:52
related places: Christchurch

A series of powerful tremors have hit the New Zealand city of Christchurch, almost four months after an earthquake that killed 181 people.
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Quake tremors rattle Christchurch

Monday, June 13th 2011, 9:38
related places: Christchurch

A series of earthquakes hits the New Zealand city of Christchurch, leaving thousands without power, months after a tremor devastated the city.
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VIDEO: Ash cloud flight disruptions spread

Monday, June 13th 2011, 3:43
related countries: Australia Australia, Chile Chile

Airlines in Australia and New Zealand are being affected by drifting ash particles from a volcano in Chile.
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Qantas cancels flights over ash

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 9:55
related countries: Chile Chile

Australian airline Qantas cancels flights out of Melbourne and other cities as ash from a volcano in Chile drifts over the Pacific.
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NZ plane in 'bird strike' drama

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 8:47

An Air New Zealand plane is forced into an emergency landing after flames spew from one of its engines, possibly caused by a bird strike.
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VIDEO: NZ celebrity sheep, Shrek, dies

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 18:41

Shrek, the New Zealand sheep whose ability to avoid the shearers made him a national celebrity, has died.
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NZ mourns death of elusive sheep turned national icon

Tuesday, June 7th 2011, 9:23

Shrek the New Zealand sheep, whose ability to avoid the shearers made him a national celebrity, has died aged 16.
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AUDIO: Hackers' hoax claims Tupac is alive

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 10:21

Hackers have tricked viewers of one of America's biggest broadcasters and made thousands of people question whether rapper Tupac Shakur, who was shot dead in 1994, is still alive and living in New Zealand.
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Less childhood sleep has fat risk

Friday, May 27th 2011, 6:34

Children who get less sleep at night are more likely to become overweight, according to researchers in New Zealand.
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NZ driver blown up 'like balloon'

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 4:02

A New Zealand truck driver falls on a compressed air hose and survives being "blown up like a balloon".
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NZ quake special inquest begins

Monday, May 16th 2011, 14:45
related places: Christchurch

A special inquest opens in New Zealand into the deaths in the Christchurch earthquake of nine people who remain formally unidentified.
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Probe after 'kiwi' found in Russia

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 10:41
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Sochi

New Zealand says it is checking reports that a rare kiwi bird has been found thousands of miles from its native land in the Russian port of Sochi.
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Heading home - France to return grim Maori trophy

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 20:40
related countries: France France

The mummified, tattooed head of an ancient Maori warrior is set to be returned to New Zealand, after decades in a French museum.
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VIDEO: Tornado hits NZ city of Auckland

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 15:39
related places: Auckland

A tornado has roared through the New Zealand city of Auckland, killing one person and injuring several more.
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Tornado hits NZ city of Auckland

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 11:49
related places: Auckland

A tornado roars through parts of the New Zealand city of Auckland, killing one person and injuring several more.
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GPS backpacks track New Zealand hedgehogs

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 9:08

Hedgehogs are the smallest mammal to ever be tracked by GPS, following a study by scientists in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Hayley Westenra: "I can sing in tune"

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 0:27
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra talks to Matthew Stadlen about getting her first recording deal at 13, missing teenage parties, the importance of nerves and her grief at seeing her hometown of Christchurch destroyed in the recent earthquake.
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Replica 'Yeti hand' is returned to Nepal

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 15:11
related countries: Nepal Nepal

A pilot from New Zealand travels to Nepal to return a replica of what is believed to be the hand of the mythical Yeti to a remote monastery in the Everest region.
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Anzac Day marked at services

Monday, April 25th 2011, 8:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, South Korea South Korea

Australia and New Zealand remember their war dead on Anzac Day, with the leaders of both countries attending ceremonies abroad.
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VIDEO: NZ cat found 2,200 miles from home

Monday, April 18th 2011, 13:18
related countries: Australia Australia

A cat who vanished from his home in New Zealand has been returned - after being found stowed away in a container in Australia.
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Buchanan lands New Zealand role

Friday, April 15th 2011, 7:13

Former Australia coach John Buchanan is confirmed as New Zealand's director of cricket.
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Inquiry into NZ mine blast opens

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 7:48
related places: Greymouth

An inquiry into the November 2010 Pike River mine disaster that killed 29 people opens in the New Zealand town of Greymouth.
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Business confidence in NZ slumps

Tuesday, April 5th 2011, 1:21
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand's business confidence drops after the earthquake in Christchurch hurts companies.
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Rugby World Cup venues switched

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 16:33
related places: Christchurch

Seven Rugby World Cup matches scheduled for earthquake-hit Christchurch are moved to other venues in New Zealand.
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Vettori considers one-day future

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 5:35

New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori announces his retirement from Twenty20 internationals and is considering his future in one-day internationals.
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Disasters to dent Qantas profits

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 4:16
related countries: Australia Australia, Japan Japan

Qantas Airways warns that profits will be hurt by recent natural disasters in Japan, New Zealand and Australia.
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Sri Lanka edge NZ to reach final

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 17:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka reach the World Cup final after holding their nerve to beat a spirited New Zealand by five wickets.
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Sri Lanka edge NZ to reach final

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 17:00
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka reach the World Cup final after holding their nerve to beat a spirited New Zealand by five wickets.
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Live - New Zealand v Sri Lanka

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 8:27
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka lose three wickets in quick succession to set up a tense finish as they chase New Zealand's total of 217 with a place in the World Cup final on the line.
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Sri Lanka & NZ ready for battle

Monday, March 28th 2011, 13:44
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka and New Zealand prepare for Tuesday's Cricket World Cup semi-final in Colombo.
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Prince remembers NZ quake victims

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 16:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Prince of Wales joins hundreds of people at a Westminster Abbey memorial service for the victims of February's New Zealand earthquake.
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