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VIDEO: Prince Harry does the Haka

Wednesday, May 13th 2015, 8:36

Prince Harry takes part in a traditional Maori Haka during his tour of New Zealand.
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Henkel buys Colgate-Palmolive brands

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 6:10
related countries: Australia Australia, Germany Germany

German consumer goods giant Henkel is buying Colgate-Palmolive's laundry brands in Australia and New Zealand for €220m ($245m; £157m).
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Lost woman sustained by breast milk

Monday, May 11th 2015, 5:22
related places: Wellington

A New Zealand woman who was lost for 24 hours in a forest east of Wellington says she survived by covering herself in dirt and drinking her own breast milk.
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VIDEO: Prince Harry holds 100-year-old reptile

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 11:42

Prince Harry has a close encounter with a 100-year-old tuatara during the second day of his visit to New Zealand.
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Harry gets Maori welcome in New Zealand

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 15:10
related countries: Australia Australia

Prince Harry receives a traditional Maori welcome after arriving in New Zealand for a week-long tour after his month of military training in Australia.
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NZ-Australian in China drug trial

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 11:03
related countries: Aruba Aruba, China China

A New Zealand-Australian man goes on trial in China charged with attempting to smuggle 30kg (66lb) of crystal meth out of the country.
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Kiwi waves slam California coast

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 19:13

A storm off the coast of New Zealand has produced large waves that are slamming parts of California - thousands of miles away.
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Queen marks Gallipoli centenary

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 13:08
related countries: Turkey Turkey, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Gallipoli

The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.
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Gallipoli tributes to Anzac 'heroes'

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 11:48
related countries: Australia Australia, Turkey Turkey

Australia and New Zealand hold ceremonies to mark the centenary of the military landings at Gallipoli during the First World War.
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VIDEO: NZ PM: Gallipoli 'sadness, loss, pride'

Friday, April 24th 2015, 17:39

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key tells the BBC's Lucy Hockings what the story of the Anzacs at Gallipoli means to him.
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Balloon crash pilot 'a drug user'

Thursday, April 23rd 2015, 15:29

The pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in New Zealand, killing 11 people, may have been under the influence of cannabis, an inquest hears.
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NZ PM apologises for hair-pulling

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 4:18
related places: Auckland

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key apologises to a waitress at an Auckland cafe after she accuses him of pulling her hair.
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AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 10:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill.
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Anzac Day: Commemorate or celebrate?

Sunday, April 19th 2015, 23:59

How New Zealand marks its role in Anzac Day
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Huge meth haul in New Zealand raids

Friday, April 17th 2015, 5:20

Police in New Zealand seize 123kg of methamphetamine in drug busts on two apparently unrelated gangs, arresting nine people.
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Full-back Tomkins to rejoin Wigan

Thursday, April 16th 2015, 20:12

England full-back Sam Tomkins will rejoin Wigan Warriors on a four-year deal after agreeing to leave New Zealand Warriors.
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Prize-draw reward for good drivers

Friday, April 10th 2015, 14:07

Drivers in New Zealand are being rewarded for sticking to the speed limit.
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ANZ wins appeal against class action

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 6:38
related countries: Australia Australia

One of Australia's biggest lenders, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), wins an appeal against a landmark court ruling that some of its late fees were unfair.
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Tomkins to return to Super League

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 6:01

England full-back Sam Tomkins will leave New Zealand and return to Super League because of homesickness.
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New Zealander Lundy guilty of murder

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 5:25

A New Zealand court finds Mark Lundy guilty for a second time of murdering his wife and daughter, after his first conviction was thrown out.
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Bears sign McCullum for T20 Blast

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 13:17

Birmingham Bears, the T20 Blast champions, sign New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum for this summer's tournament.
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Vettori ends New Zealand career

Tuesday, March 31st 2015, 8:16

New Zealand's Daniel Vettori announces his retirement from international cricket following his side's World Cup final defeat.
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Australia crush NZ to win World Cup

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 10:08

Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets to win the World Cup for a fifth time at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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Jonathan Brownlee wins in Auckland

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 6:52
related places: Auckland

Britain's Jonathan Brownlee wins the second race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Auckland, New Zealand.
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'Final may be last match I watch'

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 10:26

New Zealand legend Martin Crowe, who has cancer, says the Cricket World Cup final could be the last game he watches.
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New Zealand 'start as underdogs'

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 9:34

Before Sunday's Cricket World Cup final, BBC Sport rounds up the best quotes, stats and video to preview the MCG showcase.
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Michael Clarke to retire from ODIs

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 3:56

Australia captain Michael Clarke says he will retire from one-day international cricket after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
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Elliott revels in dramatic victory

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 13:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa-born Grant Elliott says his 84 that took New Zealand to the World Cup final was a repayment to his adopted home.
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NZ beat SA in thriller to make final

Tuesday, March 24th 2015, 10:02

Grant Elliott hits a six off the penultimate delivery to secure New Zealand's place in the World Cup final with a thrilling win.
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McCullum eager to enjoy semi-final

Monday, March 23rd 2015, 9:35
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Villiers

Captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers are in confident mood for the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa.
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Guptill sets record as NZ make semis

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 7:45

Martin Guptill makes the highest score in a World Cup match by smashing 237 in New Zealand's win over West Indies.
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X Factor New Zealand judges apologise

Thursday, March 19th 2015, 9:32

Natalia Kills and Willy Moon apologise after being sacked for making abusive comments to a contestant on The X Factor NZ.
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X Factor judges in New Zealand sacked

Monday, March 16th 2015, 9:01

Two judges on New Zealand's version of the X Factor have been fired over abusive comments made during a live show.
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VIDEO: Australia and NZ fly aid to Vanuatu

Monday, March 16th 2015, 5:15
related countries: Vanuatu Vanuatu

Australia and New Zealand are flying emergency supplies into Vanuatu, which has been devastated by Cyclone Pam.
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NZ mums make breast milk offer

Friday, March 13th 2015, 15:00

Mothers in New Zealand are offering to share their breast milk after threats were made to poison baby formula.
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New Zealand win sixth game in a row

Friday, March 13th 2015, 9:54
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh

Martin Guptill scores 105 as New Zealand beat Bangladesh to record their sixth successive win at the 2015 World Cup.
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NZ reveals milk formula threat

Tuesday, March 10th 2015, 7:57

A New Zealand national farming body and dairy giant Fonterra are sent threats to poison milk powder in an apparent pesticide protest, say officials.
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Vettori spins Kiwis past Afghanistan

Sunday, March 8th 2015, 5:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

New Zealand make it five World Cup wins from five as a six-wicket win eliminates Afghanistan from quarter-final contention.
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NZ 'spying on Pacific neighbours'

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 7:34

New Zealand is conducting mass surveillance over its Pacific neighbours, documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden say.
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