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New Zealand 47-9 Tonga

Friday, October 9th 2015, 20:54
related countries: Tonga Tonga

Reigning champions New Zealand seal top spot in Pool C with a 47-9 victory over Tonga at the Rugby World Cup.
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Former NZ cricketer in perjury trial

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 17:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns stands trial in London accused of perjury during a 2012 Twitter libel case.
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VIDEO: Spike in NZ tourist car crashes

Monday, October 5th 2015, 23:58

There has been a spike in car crashes in New Zealand involving tourist drivers.
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New Zealand 43-10 Georgia

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 21:00
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Holders New Zealand qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals courtesy of an underwhelming win over a committed Georgia.
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NZ Maori women support Chris Brown tour

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 7:03
related countries: United States United States

Maori women leaders support US entertainer Chris Brown's bid to visit New Zealand, after he was denied a visa over his domestic violence conviction.
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Gatland torn by England v Australia

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 6:22
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

If Australia beat England Wales are in the World Cup last eight but their New Zealand-born coach Warren Gatland is staying neutral.
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Australia deportation laws upset NZ

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 5:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

New Zealand PM John Key says Australian laws on deporting foreign criminals after jail terms are undermining their relationship.
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New Zealand declares new ocean reserve

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 4:05
related countries: France France

New Zealand reveals plans to turn an area of the South Pacific ocean about the size of France into a marine reserve.
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Two tourists die in NZ kayak accident

Saturday, September 26th 2015, 10:42
related places: Lake Tekapo

One US and one British student have died while kayaking on New Zealand's Lake Tekapo, after being hit by strong winds, police say.
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UK tourist killed in NZ kayak accident

Friday, September 25th 2015, 19:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of two tourists who died while kayaking on a lake in New Zealand's South Island was British, the Foreign Office (FCO) confirms.
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New Zealand 58-14 Namibia

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 20:56
related countries: Namibia Namibia

World champions New Zealand run in nine tries but Namibia emerge with pride intact from their 58-14 World Cup Pool C loss.
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NZ deports climate change asylum seeker

Thursday, September 24th 2015, 5:59
related countries: Kiribati Kiribati

New Zealand deports a Kiribati man who lost a legal battle to be the first person granted refugee status on the grounds of climate change alone.
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VIDEO: Red Peak joins New Zealand flag vote

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 13:04

A fifth design is added to New Zealand's referendum on a new flag, after tens of thousands of people signed a petition.
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NZ U-turn on Red Peak flag design

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 8:26

In a dramatic U-turn, New Zealand's prime minister says a fifth entry, the popular Red Peak, will be included in the national flag referendum.
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Killer NZ tiger 'will not be put down'

Monday, September 21st 2015, 5:11
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

A Sumatran tiger which killed a keeper at Hamilton Zoo in New Zealand on Sunday will not be put down, say city officials.
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Dotcom US extradition hearing begins

Monday, September 21st 2015, 2:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Auckland

The long-awaited extradition hearing for internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom by US authorities opens in Auckland, New Zealand.
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New Zealand 26-16 Argentina

Sunday, September 20th 2015, 18:53
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Defending champions New Zealand come from behind to beat Argentina and make a winning start to their World Cup campaign.
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Carter eyes triumphant Test send-off

Thursday, September 17th 2015, 8:01

New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter says the impending end of his All Black career is a big factor in wanting to win the World Cup.
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VIDEO: Lomu performs haka in Covent Garden

Wednesday, September 16th 2015, 19:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Covent Garden, London

Former New Zealand rugby player Jonah Lomu takes part in the haka in Covent Garden, London, ahead of the Rugby World Cup.
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Ko becomes youngest major winner

Sunday, September 13th 2015, 15:54

New Zealand's Lydia Ko, 18, is the youngest player to win a major after a six-shot victory at the Evian Championship.
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VIDEO: Ducklings cross road... with police escort

Tuesday, September 8th 2015, 22:02
related places: Christchurch

Police in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, stopped traffic to help a mother duck and several ducklings cross a busy road.
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NZ rallies behind Red Peak flag

Monday, September 7th 2015, 10:47

A petition to allow a fifth design, Red Peak, into the finals of New Zealand's much-derided flag design competition nears 30,000 signatures.
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Rainbow Warrior bomber apologises

Sunday, September 6th 2015, 13:55
related countries: France France

The French secret service frogman who sank the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior ship 30 years ago in New Zealand apologises for his actions.
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Hello Sailor's Graham Brazier dies

Friday, September 4th 2015, 3:32

Graham Brazier, frontman of New Zealand rock band Hello Sailor, has died at the age of 63, report local media.
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VIDEO: Final four designs for new NZ flag

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 21:56

The four finalists in New Zealand's public competition to design what could be the country's new national flag are revealed.
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NZ unveils flag contest final four

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 5:27

New Zealand unveils four finalists in the contest to design what could become the national flag, but it's fair to say not everyone has embraced them.
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VIDEO: Incontinence lingerie on NZ catwalk

Monday, August 31st 2015, 1:09

An unusual show at New Zealand's fashion week - one showing off a new type of lingerie that can be used for incontinence.
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Ex-All Black player appears in court

Friday, August 21st 2015, 14:43

A former New Zealand rugby player appears at Cardiff Magistrates' Court charged with sexual assault.
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NZ halts cull after rare bird death

Friday, August 21st 2015, 3:39

New Zealand has halted a bird cull after marksmen mistakenly killed several birds from a critically endangered species.
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McCaw sets record as All Blacks win

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 11:41
related countries: Australia Australia

Richie McCaw becomes the most capped player in Test history as New Zealand beat Australia to the Bledisloe Cup.
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England miss out on World Cup final

Saturday, August 15th 2015, 9:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England miss out on a first Netball World Cup final after losing 50-39 to New Zealand in their semi-final in Sydney.
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The UN intern living in a tent

Wednesday, August 12th 2015, 15:54

How one unpaid UN worker ended up living in a tent
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VIDEO: New Zealand's new flag long list

Monday, August 10th 2015, 13:29

New Zealand publishes 40 designs, one of which could become new national flag.
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Australia win Rugby Championship

Saturday, August 8th 2015, 13:19
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Nic White's late 10-point haul sees Australia beat New Zealand 27-19 to claim the Rugby Championship in Sydney.
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Adams will not defend shot put title

Wednesday, August 5th 2015, 22:18
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

New Zealand shot-putter Valerie Adams will not defend the world title she has held since 2007 in Beijing this month.
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Last Dambusters pilot dies aged 96

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 6:52

The last surviving Dambusters pilot, Les Munro, has died in his native New Zealand at the age of 96, the country's Bomber Command Association says.
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VIDEO: Iraqi forces are 'ready to defend'

Monday, August 3rd 2015, 8:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Iraq Iraq

Australian and New Zealand forces are training Iraqi soldiers in the hope that their guidance will help in the fight against Islamic State militants.
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Zimbabwe end losing run with NZ win

Sunday, August 2nd 2015, 15:55
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
related places: Harare

Zimbabwe beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the first one-day international in Harare to end a 10-match winless run.
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Monday, July 27th 2015, 1:35
related countries: Canada Canada

Two bodies are recovered from an avalanche-hit area of New Zealand's South Island where two Canadian tourists were reported missing, say police.
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Australia set up NZ title decider

Sunday, July 26th 2015, 8:49
related countries: Argentina Argentina, Australia Australia

Australia beat Argentina with three second-half tries to set up a Rugby Championship decider against New Zealand.
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