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Tag Archives: New Zealand

New Zealand storm: states of emergency declared as flooding hits South Island

State of emergency declared in three regions, road access to Dunedin city blocked and flood warning signs run out after heavy rain and…
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New Zealand: fight for ‘sacred mountain’ after discovery of significant gold seam

Fears for Karangahake Gorge after mining company find 8,500kg of high quality gold in the North Island conservation areaA bitter stand-off between a…
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New Zealand’s possum war: ‘barbaric’ drowning of babies at school fair sparks outcry

Rights group says widespread practice to kill pest species is desensitising children to acts of violenceAn animal rights group is calling for an…
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Falling for feijoas: the fruit New Zealand wants the world to love

At this time of year, New Zealanders in the diaspora will do just about anything to get their hands on green gold. Now…
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A DNA test showed I’m 100% Mori. Many thought there were none of us left | Oriini Kaipara

Critics often used this argument to counter the push for indigenous rights but now its clear I am a full-blooded Mori. And there…
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Chicken run: New Zealand Post will start delivering KFC to beat mail slump

Fast food home delivery is tried out as number of letters sent in New Zealand halves in a decadeThe New Zealand postal service…
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‘Difficult to sell': garden variety ram-raid nets million in Lindauer paintings

Portraits by Czech artist Gottfried Lindauer taken from Auckland gallery where they had been left on display behind glass front windowTwo Lindauer paintings…
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No Lights, no Lorde: impersonator dupes Auckland partygoers

Convincing impersonator found to be behind surprise live performance by super ultra special guest at lights-off New Zealand dance partyNew Zealand has been…
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Passengers in awe of Aurora Australis on first charter flight to see southern lights

Weve travelled two-thirds of the way to the south pole, seen an incredible display and were home for breakfast, says organiserThe first commercial…
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Heard it through the grapevine: can music really change the taste of wine?

The woman behind the worlds first oenesthetic wine and sound bar believes theres more to sonic seasoning than hypeIm sitting in a sterile…
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