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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 drop Ryder over 'drinking session'

Monday, February 10th 2014, 11:27

New Zealand cricketers Jesse Ryder and Doug Bracewell are dropped after going on a late-night drinking session.
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Anger at Japan whalers 'disrespect'

Monday, February 10th 2014, 5:20
related countries: Japan Japan

New Zealand describes the entry of a Japanese whaling fleet vessel into its Exclusive Economic Zone as "deeply disrespectful".
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VIDEO: New Zealand PM suggests new flag

Sunday, February 9th 2014, 23:37

The New Zealand prime minister has unexpectedly suggested changing the design of the country's national flag.
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Man 'stitches leg' after shark bite

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 12:12

A doctor in New Zealand tells the BBC how he fought off a shark attack with a knife, stitched up his wounds with a first aid kit, then went to the pub for a beer.
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VIDEO: Shark victim 'stitched up own leg'

Tuesday, January 28th 2014, 10:31

A doctor from New Zealand has managed to stitch up his own wound after he fought off a shark that had bitten his leg.
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VIDEO: Beached NZ whales helped back to sea

Monday, January 20th 2014, 15:04

Volunteers help dozens of stranded pilot whales return to the sea at Puponga Beach in New Zealand.
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VIDEO: NZ quake prompts Hobbit eagle landing

Monday, January 20th 2014, 12:53
related places: Wellington

Wellington residents have described the moment a 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand's North Island.
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New Zealand rattled by strong quake

Monday, January 20th 2014, 6:58
related places: Wellington

A 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattles New Zealand's North Island, knocking goods off shelves, breaking windows and suspending Wellington trains.
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New Zealand's Mount Cook shrinks

Thursday, January 16th 2014, 3:07

New Zealand's highest mountain has shrunk, scientists reveal, with its peak 30m (98ft) lower than previously thought.
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VIDEO: New Zealand beach take-off fails

Friday, January 10th 2014, 15:47

Two pilots have attempted a dramatic take-off from a beach after their plane made an emergency landing on Martins Bay in New Zealand.
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Danone to sue Fonterra over recalls

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 5:20
related countries: France France

French food group Danone says it will sue New Zealand's Fonterra over last year's infant milk formula recalls.
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Campion to head Cannes festival jury

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 10:36

New Zealand film-maker Jane Campion, the first woman to win the Palme d'Or, will lead the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.
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UK calls for Libya 'murder' probe

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 21:39
related countries: Libya Libya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK government calls on Libyan authorities to conduct an investigation into the "murder" of a British man and New Zealand woman found dead on a beach in western Libya.
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VIDEO: Obama golfs with New Zealand PM

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 2:19
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama plays a round of golf with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key while they were on holiday with their families in Hawaii.
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Crowds and fireworks welcome 2014

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 11:48
related places: Auckland

Celebrations take place around the world to mark the start of 2014, with cities lit up by spectacular pyrotechnics and traditional ceremonies.
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Anderson hits fastest 100 in 36 balls

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 6:54

New Zealand batsman Corey Anderson hit the world's fastest international century off 36 balls against the West Indies.
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VIDEO: Fireworks mark new year around world

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 2:18
related places: Auckland

New year celebrations have been taking place across the world, welcoming the start of 2014.
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Friday, December 27th 2013, 11:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rescue crews in New Zealand searching for a British hiker who went missing two weeks ago find a body at the foot of a cliff.
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Chanderpaul goes sixth on Test run list

Friday, December 20th 2013, 9:05
related countries: India India

West Indian Shivnarine Chanderpaul hits 122 not out against New Zealand to go sixth on the all-time Test runs list.
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William and Kate in trip Down Under

Friday, December 20th 2013, 1:19
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit New Zealand and Australia next April, Kensington Palace says, but it is not clear if their baby son will travel.
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New Zealand to host Avatar sequels

Monday, December 16th 2013, 2:54

Three sequels to the movie Avatar are to be made in New Zealand, director James Cameron and the New Zealand government announce.
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New Zealand drops Pike River charges

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 4:35

New Zealand's government drops charges against the head of a coal mine where 29 miners were killed in a 2010 blast, angering relatives of the miners.
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Ex-New Zealand players investigated

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 19:16

New Zealand Cricket confirms a "small number" of its former players are being investigated after allegations of fixing.
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Read named world player of the year

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 17:58

New Zealand's Kieran Read is named world player of the year as the All Blacks dominate the IRB awards.
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Australia in $81m Thalidomide payout

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 8:18
related countries: Australia Australia

More than 100 people in Australia and New Zealand who suffered birth defects caused by the drug Thalidomide win $81m (£49m) compensation.
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ANZ class action suit set to begin

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 1:59
related countries: Australia Australia

A class action suit filed by 38,000 people against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), one of Australia's big four banks, will begin on Monday.
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New Zealand 2-34 Australia

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 16:52

Australia put in an impressive display to gain revenge on New Zealand and win their 10th Rugby League World Cup.
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'Death sentence' for tiny dolphin

Saturday, November 30th 2013, 2:43

New attempts to protect a critically endangered New Zealand dolphin have angered campaigners who fear the mammal will soon be extinct.
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Kiwis bid to shock Australia again

Friday, November 29th 2013, 16:58
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia want revenge but New Zealand hope to produce another surprise result in the World Cup final at Old Trafford.
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Australia name Slater in final squad

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 16:18
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia are hopeful full-back Billy Slater will be fit for Saturday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
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Williams named player of the year

Wednesday, November 27th 2013, 23:51

New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams is named player of the year by the Rugby League International Federation.
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NZ rejects 'climate change asylum'

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 7:50

New Zealand's High Court rejects a bid by a Pacific islander to stay in the country as a climate-change refugee because of rising sea levels.
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Ireland 22-24 New Zealand

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 16:28

Ireland remain without a victory over the All Blacks as an injury-time converted try earns the visitors a dramatic win.
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New Zealand 20-18 England

Saturday, November 23rd 2013, 15:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Shaun Johnson's last-minute try and conversion put defending champions New Zealand into the Rugby League World Cup final.
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State cuts stake in Air New Zealand

Monday, November 18th 2013, 2:13

Trading in Air New Zealand's shares is halted after the country's government says it will sell a 20% stake in the airline.
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England 'must improve' in semis

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 23:18

England coach Steve McNamara says his team need to raise their game for the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand.
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