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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 crash victims named

Sunday, September 5th 2010, 7:13

Police in New Zealand name nine people, including four foreigners, who died when a light aircraft crashed after taking off from Fox Glacier on Saturday.
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Aftershocks felt after NZ quake

Saturday, September 4th 2010, 23:54
related places: Christchurch

A series of aftershocks rattle Christchurch, New Zealand, where a powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake caused widespread damage.
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In pictures

Saturday, September 4th 2010, 6:17
related places: Christchurch

Powerful earthquake damages New Zealand city of Christchurch
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Earthquake hits south New Zealand

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

A state of emergency is declared in Christchurch after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes New Zealand's South Island.
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'Worst earthquake I have ever felt'

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 21:02

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake strikes New Zealand's South Island, causing widespread minor damage and power cuts.
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Somali imprisoned for NZ hijack

Friday, August 27th 2010, 5:11
related countries: Somalia Somalia

A Somali refugee woman resident in New Zealand is jailed for attempting to hijack a domestic plane.
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Airlines' profits signal recovery

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 14:43

Air New Zealand has reported a fourfold increase in profits, leading signs of recovery in the airline industry.
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NZ acts to limit alcohol access

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 10:11

New Zealand proposes laws that will restrict under-20s from buying alcohol in shops, in bid to tackle drinking abuse.
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Your pictures

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 7:23

Rescuing whales that became stranded in northern New Zealand
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Tri-Nations to end just before RWC

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 11:02

The 2011 Tri-Nations will end just two weeks before the start of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
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New Zealand thrash India in ODI

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 16:52
related countries: India India

India are bowled out for 88, their fifth-lowest score in one-day internationals, as New Zealand thrash them by 200 runs.
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Turk accused of beating wife 'was dancing'

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 11:37

A man accused of beating his wife tells a New Zealand court they were performing a traditional dance, not fighting.
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New Zealand keep Australia at bay

Saturday, August 7th 2010, 9:27
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand rack up a ninth straight victory over Australia to win the Bledisloe Cup in Christchurch.
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New Zealand's first Afghan death

Wednesday, August 4th 2010, 7:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

New Zealand has suffered its first combat fatality in Afghanistan since its small military force deployed there in 2003.
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All Blacks power past Springboks

Saturday, July 17th 2010, 9:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

New Zealand beat world champions South Africa for the second week in a row to take early command of the Tri-Nations.
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Funeral service for NZ dolphin

Friday, July 16th 2010, 15:07

Hundreds of people in New Zealand have attended a funeral service for one of the country's most famous residents - Moko the bottlenose dolphin.
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Bionic legs allow NZ man to walk again

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 17:21

Inventors in New Zealand have come up with what they say is a unique device which allows paraplegic people to walk again.
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NZ whaling activist returns home

Saturday, July 10th 2010, 6:46
related countries: Japan Japan

New Zealand anti-whaling activist Peter Bethune arrives home after being deported from Japan, but vows to continue his fight.
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Famous whale-saving New Zealand dolphin Moko 'is dead'

Thursday, July 8th 2010, 15:05

The carcass of a dolphin found on New Zealand's North Island is believed to be that of tourist draw Moko.
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Rugby: No vuvuzelas at Tri-Nations

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 13:00

Stadium chiefs ban vuvuzelas from Eden Park for New Zealand's Tri-Nations opener against South Africa in August.
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Lock of Napoleon's hair sold to mystery buyer

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 13:20
related countries: France France

A lock of hair from former French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte sells for more than $13,000 at an auction of memorabilia in New Zealand.
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New Zealand to ban prison smoking

Monday, June 28th 2010, 13:16

New Zealand is to ban smoking in prisons from 1 July 2011, but critics say that the ban will make jails more dangerous.
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A pub and 18 houses on offer in New Zealand mountain village sale

Monday, June 28th 2010, 7:00
related places: Otira

Owners of a southern New Zealand village, Otira, say bids to buy it are coming in from far and wide.
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Rugby U: New Zealand 42-9 Wales

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 9:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fly-half Dan Carter scores two tries in a fine performance as he masterminds a heavy New Zealand win over Wales.
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Live - international rugby

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 7:12
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dunedin, Sydney

Martin Johnson's under pressure England side face Australia in Sydney after the All Blacks hammer Wales 42-9.
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Smash and grab raid fails when burglar is hit by his own rock

Saturday, June 12th 2010, 3:23
related places: Wellington

A robbery attempt at a shop in Wellington, New Zealand fails when the burglar gets hit by his own rock.
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NZ MP in porn expenses scandal

Friday, June 11th 2010, 9:26

MPs in New Zealand are revealed to have used official credit cards to buy flowers, champagne and pornographic films.
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Japan trial for whaling activist

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 8:24
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

An activist from New Zealand who boarded a Japanese whaling ship goes on trial in Tokyo, and denies assault charges.
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Sri Lanka thrash Black Caps in US

Sunday, May 23rd 2010, 20:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Florida

Sri Lanka hit back from defeat in Florida on Saturday to beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 match.
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Made in heaven

Saturday, May 15th 2010, 11:01

What makes New Zealand a lifestyle superpower?
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Paraguay top group after NZ draw

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:39
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Paraguay cruise into the last 16 of the World Cup after a dismal goalless draw with New Zealand, who are eliminated.
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New Zealand secure historic Italy draw

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:29

New Zealand achieve the greatest result in their history by holding defending World Cup champions Italy to a 1-1 draw.
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New Zealand snatch last-gasp draw

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil, North Korea North Korea, Portugal Portugal, Slovakia Slovakia

Winston Reid's injury-time header earns New Zealand a 1-1 draw against Slovakia.
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England defeat Kiwis to top group

Monday, May 10th 2010, 20:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Eoin Morgan produces an innings of impressive calm as England win their World Twenty20 Super Eights group with a three-wicket victory over New Zealand.
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Live - England v New Zealand

Monday, May 10th 2010, 18:24
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England beat New Zealand to finish top of their Super Eights group, meaning Pakistan also qualify for the semis and the Black Caps crash out.
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Live - England v South Africa

Saturday, May 8th 2010, 12:59
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England thrash South Africa by 39 runs in the World Twenty20 after New Zealand pull off a last-ball victory over holders Pakistan.
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