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Australia recall prop Sio for final

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 15:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia recall fit-again prop Scott Sio in their only change for Saturday's World Cup final against New Zealand.
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New Zealand unchanged for final

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 12:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Dan Carter will play in his first World Cup final as defending champions New Zealand name an unchanged side to play Australia.
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China's farm-buying runs into opposition

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 0:00
related countries: China China

China's farm-buying hits opposition in New Zealand
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Pocock & Hooper key in final - Lomu

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 15:16
related countries: Australia Australia

Jonah Lomu says Australia duo David Pocock and Michael Hooper will give New Zealand a "headache" in Saturday's World Cup final.
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Jetstar apology for pregnancy question

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 3:45

Jetstar Airways says sorry to a passenger in New Zealand who was offended when a crew member asked her if she was pregnant when she was not.
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NZ baffled by possum tail mystery

Monday, October 26th 2015, 12:04

Thousands of severed possum tails litter roads in northern New Zealand.
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'All Blacks showed big-game belief'

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 20:56
related countries: South Africa South Africa

New Zealand proved in World Cup semi-final win over South Africa that they know how to win big matches, says coach Steve Hansen.
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South Africa 18-20 New Zealand

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 18:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

World champions New Zealand will defend their title next Saturday after edging past a gutsy South Africa at a sodden Twickenham.
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Brains can beat brawn in RWC semis

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 18:17
related countries: Argentina Argentina, South Africa South Africa

Jeremy Guscott expects a New Zealand-Australia final, but won't be surprised if South Africa or Argentina cause an upset.
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NZ could ditch 'racist' place names

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 7:19

Three "derogatory" place names in New Zealand, all featuring a racially offensive word, could be replaced under government proposals.
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Moody starts New Zealand semi-final

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 12:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

New Zealand make one change for the World Cup semi-final with South Africa with Joe Moody in for injured prop Wyatt Crockett.
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South Africa unchanged for NZ semi

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 11:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Bismarck du Plessis and Lood de Jager are named in an unchanged South Africa side to face New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final.
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Michalak retires from France duty

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 13:32
related countries: France France

France's record points scorer Frederic Michalak retires from international rugby after the 62-13 defeat by New Zealand.
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New Zealand 62-13 France

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 22:36
related countries: France France, South Africa South Africa

An all-out All Black assault sees world champions New Zealand demolish France to set up a semi-final against South Africa.
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Cairns 'asked McCullum to spot-fix'

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 16:21

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum was asked to get involved in match-fixing by ex-team-mate Chris Cairns, a crown court hears.
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Banned NZ book goes back on sale

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 12:22

Censors in New Zealand lift the ban on the award-winning teen novel Into the River, saying it addresses important issues young people may face.
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NZ prop Woodcock out of World Cup

Saturday, October 10th 2015, 11:03
related countries: Tonga Tonga

New Zealand prop Tony Woodcock is out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a hamstring injury against Tonga on Friday.
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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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