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No damage reported after 7.1 quake hits New Zealand

A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.

A powerful earthquake on the North Island of New Zealand triggered a low level tsunami warning on Friday morning.

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NASA hails launch of super pressure balloon

NASA has successfully launched a super pressure balloon from New Zealand – an important step in scientific investigations of the near-space…

NASA has successfully launched a super pressure balloon from New Zealand – an important step in scientific investigations of the near-space…

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From the Panama Papers to the Kiwi Connection

Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand and trusts to help channel cash around the world, according to a report based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers.

Wealthy Latin Americans are using secretive, tax-free New Zealand and trusts to help channel cash around the world, according to a report based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers.

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Thousands turn out across Australia and NZ to mark ANZAC Day

Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have attended dawn services to mark ANZAC Day. In the Australian capital, Canberra, about 55,000

Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders have attended dawn services to mark ANZAC Day. In the Australian capital, Canberra, about 55,000

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Inky the Octopus: The Great Escape

‘Enterprising’ and ‘unusually intelligent’ are not words you would typically associate with an octopus. But Inky, the squishy escape artist, is no

‘Enterprising’ and ‘unusually intelligent’ are not words you would typically associate with an octopus. But Inky, the squishy escape artist, is no

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New Zealand smash Bangladesh to reach World Twenty20 semis

New Zealand have booked their place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a stunning 75-run win over Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata Saturday

New Zealand have booked their place in the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a stunning 75-run win over Bangladesh at Eden Gardens in Kolkata Saturday

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ICC World T20: New Zealand upset hosts India

Hosts of this year’s ICC World T20, India, suffered a shock opening round defeat at the hands of New Zealand. New Zealand had never lost to India in

Hosts of this year’s ICC World T20, India, suffered a shock opening round defeat at the hands of New Zealand. New Zealand had never lost to India in

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Fascinating flag facts as New Zealanders decide to keep theirs

*What are the most special flags? Which ones have recently been changed? Which one is the oldest? And what are the most popular colours or symbols? Five things about national flags around the world*

*What are the most special flags? Which ones have recently been changed? Which one is the oldest? And what are the most popular colours or symbols? Five things about national flags around the world*

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New Zealanders vote on adopting a new flag

It's decision time for New Zealanders who've long been debating disposing of their current flag and its colonial links to Britain

It's decision time for New Zealanders who've long been debating disposing of their current flag and its colonial links to Britain

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New Zealand remembers Christchurch earthquake five years on

In New Zealand a ceremony’s been held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Christchurch, killing 185 people and

In New Zealand a ceremony’s been held to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the earthquake that struck Christchurch, killing 185 people and

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Quake hits New Zealand city of Christchurch

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has shaken Christchurch, in New Zealand. There have been no immediate reports of serious damage. It is almost five years

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has shaken Christchurch, in New Zealand. There have been no immediate reports of serious damage. It is almost five years

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First celebrations as the world welcomes in 2016

They always do it in style Down Under. And this New Year’s Eve was no exception with Sydney Harbour lit up by a huge fireworks extravaganza

They always do it in style Down Under. And this New Year’s Eve was no exception with Sydney Harbour lit up by a huge fireworks extravaganza

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Fireworks light up New Zealand's New Year celebrations

New Zealand was the world’s first country to celebrate the New Year. The laser animation show was beamed from the tops of buildings onto Auckland’s

New Zealand was the world’s first country to celebrate the New Year. The laser animation show was beamed from the tops of buildings onto Auckland’s

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New Zealand, new flag

New Zealanders have chosen a design for a possible new national flag that features the country’s iconic silver fern alongside the four stars of the

New Zealanders have chosen a design for a possible new national flag that features the country’s iconic silver fern alongside the four stars of the

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World Cup-winning All Black visits Syrian refugee camp

Rugby World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams has visited a Syrian refugee camp in Lebonon to raise awareness of the conditions children and their

Rugby World Cup winner Sonny Bill Williams has visited a Syrian refugee camp in Lebonon to raise awareness of the conditions children and their

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New Zealand: memorial service for Jonah Lomu

An memorial service was held in the Eden Park in Auckland to celebrate the life of rugby legend Jonah Legend, who died at the age of 40 years old

An memorial service was held in the Eden Park in Auckland to celebrate the life of rugby legend Jonah Legend, who died at the age of 40 years old

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Thousands gather at Eden Park for Lomu memorial

A public and very emotional memorial service took place at Eden Park in Auckland on Monday for All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this

A public and very emotional memorial service took place at Eden Park in Auckland on Monday for All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, who died earlier this

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UK child sex abuse inquiry to investigate 'people of prominence'

The head of a major British inquiry into decades of child sexual abuse said that allegations involving so-called people of prominence will be

The head of a major British inquiry into decades of child sexual abuse said that allegations involving so-called people of prominence will be

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World Cup winner Nonu unveiled at Toulon

Two-time Rugby World Cup winner Ma’a Nonu has begun the next chapter of his glittering career after he was unveiled at his new club Toulon. The

Two-time Rugby World Cup winner Ma’a Nonu has begun the next chapter of his glittering career after he was unveiled at his new club Toulon. The

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New Zealand: students' haka in honour of Jonah Lomu

Students from Wesley College in Auckland perform a haka in honour of former student and former All Blacks winger Jonah Lomu, who died this week, aged

Students from Wesley College in Auckland perform a haka in honour of former student and former All Blacks winger Jonah Lomu, who died this week, aged

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All Blacks record-breaking skipper McCaw hangs up boots

New Zealand’s two-time World Cup winning captain Richie McCaw announced his retirement from Rugby Union on on Thursday. The All Blacks star, who is

New Zealand’s two-time World Cup winning captain Richie McCaw announced his retirement from Rugby Union on on Thursday. The All Blacks star, who is

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New Zealand legend Lomu dies aged 40

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu has died aged 40. Widely regarded as Rugby Union’s first superstar, Lomu had suffered from health problems after being

All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu has died aged 40. Widely regarded as Rugby Union’s first superstar, Lomu had suffered from health problems after being

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All Blacks rugby legend Jonah Lomu dies aged 40

The world of rugby union is paying tribute to the All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu who has died at the age of 40. He’d been suffering from kidney disease

The world of rugby union is paying tribute to the All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu who has died at the age of 40. He’d been suffering from kidney disease

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Carter wins top rugby award to seal international retirement

A day after being named man of the match in New Zealand’s stunning World Cup final win over Australia, Dan Carter completed a remarkable weekend by

A day after being named man of the match in New Zealand’s stunning World Cup final win over Australia, Dan Carter completed a remarkable weekend by