Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

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.

World news related to New Zealand – overview

New Zealand: news

New Zealand adopts main island names

Thursday, October 10th 2013, 3:36

New Zealand formally adopts names in English and Maori for its two main islands, after a consultation process.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Williams added to NZ World Cup squad

Wednesday, October 9th 2013, 8:30

Dual-code star Sonny Bill Williams is added to New Zealand's World Cup squad after belatedly making himself available.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Williams opts out of NZ Cup squad

Monday, October 7th 2013, 21:48

Dual-code star Sonny Bill Williams will not feature in New Zealand's defence of the Rugby League World Cup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK court orders Lundy NZ retrial

Monday, October 7th 2013, 13:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Privy Council quashes the conviction of Mark Lundy over the murders of his wife and daughter in New Zealand, ordering a new trial.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Zealand win Rugby Championship

Saturday, October 5th 2013, 17:43
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Johannesburg

New Zealand clinch the Rugby Championship title with a 38-27 victory over South Africa in Johannesburg.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Zealand edge closer to title

Sunday, September 29th 2013, 7:19
related countries: Argentina Argentina, South Africa South Africa

New Zealand beat Argentina to close in on the Rugby Championship title, but a South Africa win takes it to the final game.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saturday, September 28th 2013, 11:25

Team New Zealand rule out a legal challenge to Oracle Team USA's use of an automatic stabilisation system in their America's Cup victory.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ainslie wants British America's team

Thursday, September 26th 2013, 8:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sir Ben Ainslie wants to win the America's Cup with a British team after helping Oracle Team USA beat Team New Zealand.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ainslie's Oracle win America's Cup

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 20:52

Sir Ben Ainslie's Oracle Team USA seal one of sport's greatest comebacks by beating Team New Zealand to claim the America's Cup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

America's Cup set for deciding race

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 10:02

Sir Ben Ainslie's Team USA are a win away from one of the great sporting victories as the America's Cup goes into a decider.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fonterra posts 18% jump in profit

Wednesday, September 25th 2013, 5:42

New Zealand's Fonterra, the world's biggest dairy firm, posts an 18% jump in full year earnings despite a nationwide drought which led to lower milk production.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Team USA keeps victory hopes alive

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 8:24

Team USA have once again denied Team New Zealand victory, in the thirteenth race of the America's Cup in San Francisco.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Briton killed in NZ mountain fall

Monday, September 16th 2013, 5:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 32-year-old British climber has fallen 2,000ft to his death on a mountain in a New Zealand national park, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

All Blacks outmuscle South Africa

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 12:28
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Auckland

New Zealand move above South Africa in the Rugby Championship with a gruelling 29-15 win in Auckland.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ, Australian hikers in PNG attack

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 3:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Robbers attack a trekking party in Papua New Guinea, killing two local guides and injuring tourists from Australia and New Zealand.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Too fat' chef in NZ visa reprieve

Monday, September 9th 2013, 11:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

An obese South African man facing deportation from New Zealand for being too fat is given a 23-month visa extension.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 3:47

New Zealand's government authorises search teams to enter the Pike River mine, where 29 miners were killed in a 2010 blast.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ man escapes 'stalking' crocodile

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 10:02

A New Zealand tourist has returned to safety after being menaced by a large crocodile off Western Australia for two weeks, a report says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Zealand man admits Ponzi charges

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 4:14

A New Zealand man pleads guilty to charges in connection with what has been described as the country's largest ever Ponzi scheme.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

No botulism found in Fonterra probe

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 11:04

New Zealand says that Fonterra products at the centre of a global contamination scare did not contain bacteria that can cause botulism, as Fonterra operations resume in Sri Lanka.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'Sigh of relief for NZ government'

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 10:26

New Zealand has said that Fonterra products at the centre of a global contamination scare did not contain botulism-causing bacteria.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fonterra halts Sri Lanka operations

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 15:05
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra temporarily stops its operations in Sri Lanka following allegations its products are contaminated.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

New Zealand extends spying powers

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 10:49

New Zealand's parliament narrowly passes legislation allowing the main intelligence agency to spy on residents and citizens.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ryder 'devastated' by doping ban

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 6:53

New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder describes himself as "devastated" after being banned for six months for an anti-doping violation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ holds its first same-sex weddings

Monday, August 19th 2013, 5:48

New Zealand's first gay weddings are taking place after the country became the 14th in the world to legalise same-sex marriage.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: NZ holds its first same-sex weddings

Monday, August 19th 2013, 0:50

New Zealand's first gay weddings are taking place after the country became the first in the Asia-Pacific region and 14th in the world to legalise same-sex marriage.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ put six tries past Australia

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 12:17
related countries: Australia Australia

Ben Smith's hat-trick helps New Zealand beat old rivals Australia in the opening match of the Rugby Championship.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Is New Zealand's greatest actor New Zealand itself?

Friday, August 16th 2013, 23:01

Is New Zealand's greatest actor New Zealand itself?
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Quakes rock central New Zealand

Friday, August 16th 2013, 6:00
related places: Wellington

Two powerful earthquakes rock the New Zealand capital, Wellington, but there are no immediate reports of major damage.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ marks new cardboard cathedral

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 9:52
related places: Christchurch

New Zealand's city of Christchurch formally marks the completion of its new cardboard cathedral with a dedication service.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ woman 'drove and texted asleep'

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 15:17

A New Zealand woman is stopped by police concerned that she had driven hundreds of miles while asleep, even sending text messages along the way.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fonterra head of milk products quits

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 7:28

Fonterra says the head of its New Zealand milk products, Gary Romano, has resigned with immediate effect.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NZ to probe Fonterra botulism scare

Monday, August 12th 2013, 8:27

New Zealand's prime minister launches a ministerial-level inquiry into a botulism scare at dairy giant Fonterra.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

China steps up baby milk monitoring

Friday, August 9th 2013, 10:28
related countries: China China

China's food safety watchdog says it will increase its scrutiny of baby milk powder after a contamination scare at New Zealand's Fonterra.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 4/35

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS