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NZ rejects Israeli spying rumours

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 8:03
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand leader John Key denies reports that a group of Israeli spies was caught up in February's devastating earthquake in Christchurch.
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NZ teen killed seals as 'pests'

Tuesday, July 19th 2011, 4:58

A New Zealand teenage pleads guilty to killing 23 seals and pups because he thought they were pests.
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NZ happy with England black kit

Friday, July 15th 2011, 16:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Rugby Football Union insists hosts New Zealand are happy for England to wear a new all-black change kit at the World Cup.
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Maori MP refuses Queen allegiance

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 12:12

A Maori MP causes uproar in New Zealand's parliament by refusing to read the oath of allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II.
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NZ growth accelerates after quake

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 1:19

New Zealand's economic growth accelerates in the first three months of the year despite its devastating earthquake.
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Sri Lankans 'held' by Indonesia

Monday, July 11th 2011, 17:04
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A group of Sri Lankan Tamil migrants attempting to sail to New Zealand are detained by Indonesian officials, they tell the BBC.
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NZ menstruation-row boss sacked

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 9:23

The head of a major New Zealand employers' group is fired after causing public outrage by linking women's productivity to menstruation.
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England women fight back to beat Kiwis

Friday, July 1st 2011, 18:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Substitute Jessica Clarke puts England's women on course for the World Cup quarter-finals as they beat New Zealand 2-1.
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Live - England Women v NZ Women

Friday, July 1st 2011, 15:59

England take on New Zealand in Dresden in their second group game at the Fifa Women's World Cup.
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NZ penguin recovers after surgery

Monday, June 27th 2011, 16:48

A young emperor penguin found washed up on a New Zealand beach is eating fish again after having endoscopic surgery to remove sand from its stomach.
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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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