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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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NZ moves to contain Fonterra fallout

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 6:40

New Zealand's government steps up efforts to contain the fallout from a scare over contaminated products made by dairy giant Fonterra.
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VIDEO: Fonterra apology for milk contamination

Monday, August 5th 2013, 15:07

New Zealand's main dairy exporter, Fonterra, has apologised for the recall for thousands of its products after finding a strain of bacteria causing botulism.
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Fonterra 'sorry' for botulism scare

Monday, August 5th 2013, 6:30

The chief executive of dairy giant Fonterra apologises for the distress caused to parents because of a scare over contaminated products.
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China bans NZ dairy imports in scare

Sunday, August 4th 2013, 9:04
related countries: China China

China halts imports of New Zealand milk powder, after dairy exporter Fonterra found a strain of bacteria causing botulism in its products.
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Chiefs beat Brumbies to retain title

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 11:22
related countries: Australia Australia

New Zealand's Chiefs win their second successive Super Rugby title with a 27-22 victory over Australia's Brumbies at Waikato Stadium.
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Recall over NZ dairy botulism fears

Saturday, August 3rd 2013, 7:21

New Zealand warns that dairy products exported to several countries could contain a strain of bacteria causing botulism, triggering a mass recall.
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Twins for NZ pair who lost triplets

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 3:32
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A New Zealand couple whose triplets died in a fire in Qatar last year say they are delighted after having baby twins.
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NZ denies helping US spy on reporter

Monday, July 29th 2013, 15:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

New Zealand officials deny a report that its military conspired with US spy agencies to monitor a freelance journalist in Afghanistan.
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New Zealand pair feared dead on K2

Monday, July 29th 2013, 14:46

A New Zealand father and son are feared dead after an avalanche on K2, the world's second highest mountain.
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AUDIO: 'Totally unfair' says man 'too fat' for NZ

Monday, July 29th 2013, 11:28
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African man who was told he was too fat to have his work visa extended in New Zealand has called the decision "totally unfair".
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Man 'too fat' to live in New Zealand

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 9:09
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African chef faces expulsion from New Zealand because authorities say he is too fat and could be a drain on the health service.
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New Zealand bans Elijah Wood horror

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 16:58

A horror remake starring Hobbit actor Elijah Wood is banned in New Zealand due to its "graphic violence" and "content that may disturb", the country's classification office confirms.
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VIDEO: New Zealanders on minute-long quake

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 15:48
related places: Wellington

An earthquake measuring 6.5 in magnitude has struck off the coast of Wellington in New Zealand, halting trains and damaging some buildings.
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VIDEO: New Zealanders take cover amid quake

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 10:24
related places: Wellington

A series of earthquakes have struck New Zealand, with the strongest measuring 6.5 in magnitude hitting the coast off Wellington.
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New Zealand quake hits parliament

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 7:26
related places: Wellington

A powerful, minute-long earthquake shakes New Zealand, damaging Wellington's parliament building, although no casualties are reported.
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No charges over deadly NZ mine blast

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 11:38

New Zealand police say no individual will face criminal charges over the deadly Pike River mine blast in 2010 which killed 29 men.
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Gatland open to keeping Lions job

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 6:30
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Warren Gatland would consider carrying on as British and Irish Lions coach for the next series in New Zealand in 2017.
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Friday, July 5th 2013, 12:26
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

Rescuers call off a search for a crew of seven on a US yacht, which went missing in waters between New Zealand and Australia last month.
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NZ orders mine blast compensation

Friday, July 5th 2013, 3:45

A judge in New Zealand orders a coal mining company to pay compensation to relatives of 29 men killed in a 2010 gas explosion.
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Robson fights back to reach last 16

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 15:09
related places: Wimbledon

Laura Robson recovers from the brink of defeat to beat New Zealand's Marina Erakovic and reach the last 16 at Wimbledon.
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Missing yacht Nina 'presumed sunk'

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 11:16

Rescue services in New Zealand say the schooner Nina - missing for over three weeks with eight crew on board - must have sunk.
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Rain curtails England-N Zealand T20

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 20:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kevin Pietersen's England return after injury ends early as the Twenty20 game with New Zealand is abandoned because of rain.
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Concern for missing yacht crew

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 14:14

Rescue services in New Zealand say they have grave concerns about a wooden sailing yacht that is missing with a crew of seven.
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England lose to New Zealand in T20

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 21:50

England fall just six runs short of a remarkable victory as New Zealand take a 1-0 lead in the two-match T20 series.
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All Blacks complete France whitewash

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 11:26
related countries: France France

Dan Carter kicks 14 points as New Zealand beat France 24-9 in New Plymouth to complete a 3-0 series whitewash.
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Hanged body shock for NZ burglar

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 11:00

A terrified burglar hands himself to police in New Zealand after breaking into a house and stumbling across a body hanging in the dark.
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Pietersen to make England return

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 9:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Batsman Kevin Pietersen will make his England return following injury in the Twenty20 series against New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Man survives 15th floor fall in NZ

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 0:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man survives a 15th floor fall in New Zealand after trying to lower himself from a neighbour's balcony to his flat.
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Man survives 15th floor fall in NZ

Monday, June 17th 2013, 10:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man survives a 15th floor fall in New Zealand after trying to lower himself from a neighbour's balcony to his flat, local media report.
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England win stressful, admits Cook

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 21:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Alastair Cook says England's 10-run win over New Zealand to reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals was "nerve-wracking".
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England reach semis with win over NZ

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 19:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cardiff

England defy the rain and a late New Zealand rally to reach the Champions Trophy semi-finals with a 10-run win in Cardiff.
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NZ charges over $317m Ponzi scheme

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 6:35

Prosecutors in New Zealand charge a man over allegations he was behind a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of NZ$400m ($317m, £202m).
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Australia-NZ abandoned after rain

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 18:12
related countries: Australia Australia

New Zealand's pursuit of 244 in the Champions Trophy against Australia is abandoned because of rain at Edgbaston.
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Injured Clarke to miss NZ match

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 7:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's injured captain Michael Clarke will miss his side's Champions Trophy group match against New Zealand on Wednesday.
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