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News: New Zealand

We have started to collect the most important news related to New Zealand in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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New Zealand: news

Toddler uses internet to buy real-life digger

Friday, May 22nd 2009, 15:47

A New Zealand couple get a shock when their three-year-old daughter bids to buy a real-life mechanical digger in an internet auction.
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Couple disappear after massive bank error in their favour

Thursday, May 21st 2009, 3:23

Police in New Zealand seek a couple who disappeared after a banking error deposited NZ$10m in their account.
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New Zealand fugitive finds infamy after repeatedly evading capture

Thursday, May 14th 2009, 0:11

The notoriety of William Stewart, New Zealand's most wanted man, who has evaded police for more than six months.
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NZ gunman found dead after siege

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 3:28

A New Zealand gunman is found dead after a tense two-day stand-off with police at his home, officials say.
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Policeman killed in New Zealand siege

Friday, May 8th 2009, 9:58

New Zealand police surround a house where a man who shot dead an officer has been holed up for more than 30 hours.
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More countries confirm swine flu

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 18:24
related countries: Israel Israel

Cases of the deadly swine flu virus are confirmed as far afield as New Zealand and Israel as the UN warns it cannot be contained.
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Confusion in New Zealand as islands' names ruled "unofficial"

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 10:44

New Zealanders are to decide what to call their two main islands, after it was discovered they were never officially named.
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Outcast Fiji faces new sanctions

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 3:22
related countries: Australia Australia, Fiji Fiji

New Zealand and Australia warn of sanctions against Fiji's reinstated military chief Frank Bainimarama.
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NZ draw Test but India win series

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 6:26
related countries: India India
related places: Wellington

India claim their first series win in New Zealand since 1968 after rain ends the third Test in Wellington as a draw.
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Flu epidemic hits Pacific island

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 8:55
related countries: Tokelau Tokelau

The tiny South Pacific paradise of Tokelau is hit by a flu outbreak, New Zealand health authorities say.
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Laxman century earns India draw

Monday, March 30th 2009, 5:30
related countries: India India
related places: Napier

VVS Laxman hits 124 not out as India bat through the final day of the second Test to draw with New Zealand in Napier.
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NZ's former leader to head UNDP

Friday, March 27th 2009, 6:24

New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark is to head the United Nations Development Programme.
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NZ pair dominate India bowlers

Thursday, March 26th 2009, 6:36
related countries: India India

A 271-run partnership between Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder puts New Zealand in control on the first day of the second Test against India.
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Charges in NZ airliner baby case

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 16:35
related countries: Samoa Samoa

A Samoan woman is charged in New Zealand with abandoning her newborn baby in a toilet aboard an airliner.
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New Zealand firm hires hacker

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 5:19

A top New Zealand company hires a teenager who admitted to taking part in an international cyber-crime network.
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World Cup joy for England women

Sunday, March 22nd 2009, 5:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat New Zealand by four wickets to win the Women's World Cup in Sydney.
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Live text - Women's World Cup final

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 22:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England need to score 51 from 20 overs, with seven wickets standing, to win the Women's World Cup after bowling New Zealand out for 166.
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NZ plane birth charges 'likely'

Friday, March 20th 2009, 9:41

Police say a woman who allegedly abandoned her baby after giving birth on a flight to New Zealand may face criminal charges.
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Newborn 'left behind' on NZ plane

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 11:26

New Zealand police are investigating whether a passenger left her baby on a plane after giving birth.
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India on top despite NZ centuries

Wednesday, March 18th 2009, 8:07
related countries: India India

India dominate day one of the first Test in New Zealand despite centuries by Daniel Vettori and Jesse Ryder.
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Sex change

Tuesday, March 17th 2009, 0:34

Six years after legal prostitution came to New Zealand
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Indonesia scrubs NZ football game

Wednesday, March 4th 2009, 2:28
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesia cancels a New Zealand football match over security fears around upcoming elections, New Zealand officials say.
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New Zealand v India live score

Monday, March 2nd 2009, 18:12
related countries: India India
related places: Napier

New Zealand take on India in the first one-day international in Napier.
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Kiwis secure Twenty20 clean sweep

Friday, February 27th 2009, 11:35
related countries: India India

Brendon McCullum hits an unbeaten 69 as New Zealand beat India by five wickets to take the Twenty20 series 2-0.
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Asean seals regional trade pact

Friday, February 27th 2009, 11:22
related countries: Australia Australia

South East Asia's governments sign a free-trade deal with Australia and New Zealand at the Asean summit in Thailand.
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Australasians eye Asia trade pact

Thursday, February 26th 2009, 12:28
related countries: Australia Australia

South East Asian economy ministers gather for a summit at which they will sign a trade deal with Australia and New Zealand.
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NZ cricketers delay Zimbabwe tour

Wednesday, February 25th 2009, 2:01
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

New Zealand's cricket team delays its forthcoming tour of Zimbabwe by a year citing "security concerns".
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Aussies clinch tense Twenty20 win

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 12:02
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Nathan Bracken's fine bowling display earns Australia a thrilling one-run win over New Zealand in the one-off Twenty20 match in Sydney.
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New Zealand Maori win haka fight

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 13:54

New Zealand's government acknowledges Maori ownership of the haka dance used by the All Blacks rugby team.
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Elliott sees Kiwis past Australia

Friday, February 6th 2009, 10:59
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

Grant Elliott guides New Zealand to a six-wicket win against Australia in Melbourne and a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.
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Protesters attack New Zealand PM

Thursday, February 5th 2009, 9:18

Two protesters attack the New Zealand prime minister as he arrives at a Maori memorial marking National Day.
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Boy, 15, admits backpacker murder

Thursday, February 5th 2009, 7:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 15-year-old boy pleads guilty in New Zealand to murdering a British backpacker, who was attacked during a night out.
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Man 'finds US troop data' on thrift shop MP3

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 11:57
related countries: United States United States

A New Zealand man says he found data about US soldiers on an MP3 player he bought from a thrift shop.
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New Zealand reptile becomes a father, at 111

Monday, January 26th 2009, 12:06

A rare New Zealand tuatara lizard become a dad aged 111, possibly for the first time.
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