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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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Live - Sri Lanka v England

Saturday, March 26th 2011, 8:16
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Colombo

Sri Lanka are cruising towards their victory target of 230 in the World Cup quarter-final against England in Colombo.
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S Africa collapse sees NZ through

Friday, March 25th 2011, 16:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

New Zealand beat South Africa by 49 runs to reach the World Cup semi-finals following a dramatic collapse from the Proteas.
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Live - South Africa v New Zealand

Friday, March 25th 2011, 7:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa collapse dramatically as New Zealand win by 49 runs to reach the World Cup semi-finals.
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NZ skips recession at end of 2010

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 3:10

New Zealand's economy grew slightly in the last three months of the year managing to avoid a feared recession.
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Prince visits flood-hit Victoria

Monday, March 21st 2011, 7:59
related countries: Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Prince William visits parts of Victoria that have been devastated by floods, on the last leg of his tour of New Zealand and Australia.
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Prince visits cyclone-hit towns

Saturday, March 19th 2011, 14:51
related countries: Australia Australia

Prince William visits cyclone-ravaged parts of Australia on a tour that has taken in areas of New Zealand devastated by last month's earthquake.
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Sangakkara helps S Lanka beat NZ

Friday, March 18th 2011, 17:39
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Captain Kumar Sangakkara scores his first World Cup century and Muttiah Muralitharan takes four wickets as Sri Lanka thrash New Zealand by 112 runs.
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VIDEO: Prince's tribute at NZ quake memorial

Friday, March 18th 2011, 9:20
related countries: Japan Japan

Prince William has offered condolences to the people of Japan, while paying tribute to the victims of last month's earthquake in New Zealand.
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William attends NZ quake memorial

Friday, March 18th 2011, 7:38
related countries: Japan Japan

Prince William offers condolences to the people of Japan, while paying tribute to victims of last month's earthquake in New Zealand.
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William visits NZ disaster zones

Thursday, March 17th 2011, 7:07
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Christchurch

Prince William visits the damaged centre of Christchurch, as he begins a tour of disaster-stricken areas of New Zealand and Australia.
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Singer to host NZ Quake Aid gig

Sunday, March 13th 2011, 15:31
related places: Christchurch

Soprano Hayley Westenra plans a star-studded concert, dubbed Quake Aid, to raise funds for her home town of Christchurch, New Zealand.
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NZ beat Canada to reach quarters

Sunday, March 13th 2011, 12:14
related countries: Canada Canada

Brendon McCullum hits a century and Ross Taylor cracks 74 off 44 balls as New Zealand beat Canada by 97 runs to book a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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NZ quake: damage checking begins

Friday, March 11th 2011, 5:25
related places: Christchurch

An Earthquake Commission process of quick damage assessment to 180,000 homes starts in Christchurch, New Zealand.
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New Zealand's 'big move' on rates

Thursday, March 10th 2011, 3:30
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand's central bank cuts the cost of borrowing in response to the economic impact of the Christchurch earthquake.
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William to visit disaster zones

Wednesday, March 9th 2011, 6:04
related countries: Australia Australia

Prince William will visit New Zealand and Australia next week to tour areas devastated by recent natural disasters, St James's Palace says.
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Pakistan v New Zealand as it happened

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 17:00
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ross Taylor smashes a stunning 131 not out to help New Zealand beat Pakistan by 110 runs and take over the lead of Group A at the Cricket World Cup.
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Taylor blitz sets up NZ victory

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 16:37
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Ross Taylor celebrates his 27th birthday with a spectacular hundred as New Zealand thrash Pakistan by 110 runs in Pallekele to go top of Group A at the World Cup.
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NZ quake boulder that smashed house auctioned

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 9:36

The boulder dubbed "Rocky" that wrecked a house in New Zealand's earthquake is auctioned for NZ$60,500 (£27,652) to raise money for quake victims.
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NZ quake: 10,000 homes condemned

Monday, March 7th 2011, 8:07
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says 10,000 homes in Christchurch cannot be rebuilt after the 22 February earthquake.
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