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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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Family mourns earthquake victim

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 8:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The family of a British victim of last month's New Zealand earthquake pays tribute to his "vibrance and social spirit".
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No bodies in NZ quake cathedral

Saturday, March 5th 2011, 0:12
related places: Christchurch

Search teams in Christchurch, New Zealand, react with relief after finding no bodies in the rubble of the earthquake-hit cathedral.
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'No more survivors' from NZ quake

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 4:45
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand earthquake relief officials say there is no longer any hope of findings survivors in Christchurch, as the first foreign victims are named.
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AUDIO: Time capsules found after NZ quake

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 15:42

Two time capsules have been found amongst the rubble of the Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand.
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Anger over NZ 'win a wife' prize

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 11:18
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine women's rights activist protest over forthcoming visit by winner of a New Zealand radio station competition to 'win' a Ukrainian wife.
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NZ dollar falls on rate cut talk

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 6:06

The New Zealand dollar falls on speculation the central bank will cut interest rates to help the economy recover from a deadly earthquake.
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NZ falls silent in quake memorial

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 6:32
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand holds a two-minute silence exactly a week after the Christchurch earthquake, as officials say the death toll could be as high as 240.
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'Four Britons' killed in NZ quake

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 14:48
related places: Christchurch

At least four Britons are now understood to have died in the earthquake in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, the Foreign Office says.
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VIDEO: N Zealand mourns earthquake victims

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 10:37
related places: Christchurch

Victims of the earthquake that devastated the centre of Christchurch are honoured at church services across New Zealand.
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NZ mourns Christchurch quake dead

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 7:30
related places: Christchurch

Victims of this week's earthquake that devastated the centre of Christchurch are honoured at church services across New Zealand.
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VIDEO: NZ quake death toll 'likely to rise'

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 5:46
related places: Christchurch

Church services have been held across New Zealand to honour the victims of a magnitude 6.3 earthquake that devastated the centre of Christchurch.
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New UK disaster team heads to NZ

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 23:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British team of disaster victim identification experts flies to New Zealand as hopes fade of finding survivors of the country's earthquake.
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NZ city buildings 'may be razed'

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 11:59
related places: Christchurch

A third of city centre buildings in Christchurch face demolition after the quake, New Zealand officials warn.
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NZ mayor praises quake rescuers

Saturday, February 26th 2011, 8:53
related places: Christchurch

The mayor of Christchurch praises the "incredible progress" made four days after a massive earthquake rocked the New Zealand city.
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VIDEO: NZ quake woman weds after rescue

Friday, February 25th 2011, 11:52

A New Zealand woman has got married just days after being rescued from her collapsed office block in the 6.3-magnitude earthquake
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Holders Australia see off Kiwis

Friday, February 25th 2011, 11:21

Holders Australia make it 31 matches unbeaten in World Cups as they thrash New Zealand by seven wickets in their Group A match.
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New Zealand quake victims named

Friday, February 25th 2011, 4:48
related places: Christchurch

Officials in New Zealand release the first names of the 113 confirmed victims of Tuesday's earthquake in the city of Christchurch.
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Live - Australia v New Zealand

Friday, February 25th 2011, 3:35
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Ireland Ireland
related places: Christchurch, Nagpur

New Zealand lose two early wickets as openers Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill depart against Australia in the Cricket World Cup in Nagpur.
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Live text - Cricket World Cup

Friday, February 25th 2011, 3:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Ireland suffer an agonising 27-run defeat in a tense Group B clash against co-hosts Bangladesh at the Cricket World Cup.
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Two UK dead in New Zealand quake

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 21:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Christchurch

One of two Britons killed in the earthquake that devastated the city of Christchurch in New Zealand has been named by the Foreign Office.
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Hopes fade for NZ quake missing

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 14:21
related places: Christchurch

Hopes fade of finding survivors beneath collapsed buildings in the aftermath of Tuesday's earthquake in New Zealand, as the death toll rises to 98.
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VIDEO: NZ moves from 'rescue to recovery'

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 6:37
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand rescuers say they are continuing to search for survivors in the aftermath of Tuesday's powerful earthquake in Christchurch.
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Hundreds missing after NZ quake

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 20:17
related places: Christchurch

Hundreds of people remain missing in Christchurch as New Zealand authorities continue search and rescue efforts after Tuesday's deadly earthquake.
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New Zealand earthquake toll rises

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 11:48
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key declares a national state of emergency as the death toll from Tuesday's earthquake in Christchurch rises to 75.
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Britons wait for quake death news

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 11:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British high commissioner to New Zealand says staff are in direct contact with police to find out whether any Britons were killed.
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World Cup to stay in NZ - rugby chief

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 11:16
related places: Christchurch

Rugby New Zealand 2011 boss Martin Snedden says all World Cup matches will still take place in the country, despite Tuesday's earthquake in Christchurch.
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VIDEO: 'Narrow window' to save quake lives

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011, 3:09
related places: Christchurch

Rescue teams have a "narrow window" of opportunity to save people trapped in the rubble from the earthquake which hit Christchurch, according to New Zealand's foreign minister.
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UK team to join NZ quake effort

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 20:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Christchurch

A UK search-and-rescue team is on its way to New Zealand to join the relief effort after the Christchurch earthquake, David Cameron has said.
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VIDEO: Inside N Zealand's quake-hit cathedral

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 19:16

A first look inside New Zealand's earthquake-hit Christchurch Cathedral.
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VIDEO: Quake woman talks from under rubble

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 19:00
related places: Christchurch

A powerful earthquake has struck the city of Christchurch in New Zealand leaving parts of it in ruins.
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NZ quake rescue runs through night

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 17:25

Rescuers toil overnight to reach scores of trapped people after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake which has claimed at least 65 lives.
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