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Is Zealandia the eighth continent?

A group of geologists say they've enough evidence to confirm the existence of a new continent. Writing in the journal of the Geological Society of America, the group named it "Zealandia."

A group of geologists say they've enough evidence to confirm the existence of a new continent. Writing in the journal of the Geological Society of America, the group named it "Zealandia."

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It’s time to pay the sisters the same as the misters!

A new online video campaign designed to raise awareness about the issue of pay equality in New Zealand hit the internet on February 15.

A new online video campaign designed to raise awareness about the issue of pay equality in New Zealand hit the internet on February 15.

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New Zealand whale stranding "over"

Researchers are hoping that one of the worst whale strandings ever witnessed in New Zealand is over, after more than 300 animals died.

Researchers are hoping that one of the worst whale strandings ever witnessed in New Zealand is over, after more than 300 animals died.

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And also... a topless woman goes for Trump's crotch, the coach without a salary, and free pizzas to calm traffic nerves

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines New Zealand choppers save cherries f

Every Friday journalists from euronews’ various language teams choose a selection of stories from Europe and beyond which did not reach the international headlines New Zealand choppers save cherries f

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Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, has been evacuated from the South Pole due to a medical condition.

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, has been evacuated from the South Pole due to a medical condition.

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New Zealand's islands moved two metres closer together by tremor

Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.

Seismologists are still recording hundreds of aftershocks. An estimated 2,000 have rattled the region since the initial tremor shook shortly after midnight on Sunday.

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Evacuations underway in New Zealand's quake hit areas

Emergency rescue teams in New Zealand have begun evacuating scores of trapped tourists and residents from Kaikoura, the town hardest hit by a huge earthquake and a series of powerful…

Emergency rescue teams in New Zealand have begun evacuating scores of trapped tourists and residents from Kaikoura, the town hardest hit by a huge earthquake and a series of powerful…

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Casualties confirmed in New Zealand earthquake

At least two people are said to have died as a strong tremor hits the South Island along with several aftershocks

At least two people are said to have died as a strong tremor hits the South Island along with several aftershocks

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Ireland celebrate historic win over world champs New Zealand

Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time in 111 years on Saturday and at the same time snapped the All Blacks’ record 18 match winning streak.

Ireland beat New Zealand for the first time in 111 years on Saturday and at the same time snapped the All Blacks’ record 18 match winning streak.

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All Blacks set record for most consecutive top tier Test victories

Rugby World champions New Zealand became the first top tier nation to win 18 consecutive matches following a 37-10 victory over arch rivals Australia.

Rugby World champions New Zealand became the first top tier nation to win 18 consecutive matches following a 37-10 victory over arch rivals Australia.

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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