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All Blacks legend Kieran Read retires from professional rugby
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All Blacks legend Kieran Read retires from professional rugby

1 hour ago 2,341 Views 3 Comments

The towering number eight made 127 Test appearances for New Zealand, 52 of them as captain.

# new-zealand - Monday 10 May, 2021

Four stabbed in 'random' New Zealand knife attack
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Four stabbed in 'random' New Zealand knife attack

May 10th 2021, 9:51 AM 27,512 Views 7 Comments

A man has since been taken into custody.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

New Zealand’s leader Jacinda Ardern plans to marry over summer
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New Zealand’s leader Jacinda Ardern plans to marry over summer

May 5th 2021, 7:38 AM 42,422 Views 32 Comments

The prime minister has set a date for her wedding to her fiance Clarke Gayford.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

RFU 'comfortable' with Jones advising All Blacks' Barrett in Tokyo
# Big In Japan
# Big In Japan

RFU 'comfortable' with Jones advising All Blacks' Barrett in Tokyo

Apr 27th 2021, 8:54 PM 15,583 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand fly-half Barrett is on a sabbatical to play with the Japanese club

# new-zealand - Monday 19 April, 2021

Australia and New Zealand mark 'milestone' with opening of quarantine-free travel bubble
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Australia and New Zealand mark 'milestone' with opening of quarantine-free travel bubble

Apr 19th 2021, 7:33 AM 17,990 Views 11 Comments

The idea has been proposed for months.

# new-zealand - Saturday 17 April, 2021

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish

Apr 17th 2021, 11:06 AM 6,881 Views 6 Comments

The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

New Zealand and Australia to start quarantine-free travel
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# Covid Bubble

New Zealand and Australia to start quarantine-free travel

Apr 6th 2021, 9:03 AM 40,318 Views 37 Comments

Ardern urged Australians to take advantage of the bubble, with New Zealand’s ski season on the horizon.

# new-zealand - Thursday 1 April, 2021

All Blacks captain to miss rest of Super Rugby season with chest injury
# On The Sidelines
# On The Sidelines

All Blacks captain to miss rest of Super Rugby season with chest injury

Apr 1st 2021, 8:07 AM 7,027 Views 2 Comments

Sam Cane will undergo surgery after suffering a pectoral muscle tear.

# new-zealand - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues

Mar 27th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,523 Views 4 Comments

Damian McKenzie ensured the Waikato Chiefs revival continued on Saturday.

# new-zealand - Thursday 25 March, 2021

New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage
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# Bereavement Allowance

New Zealand grants automatic paid leave after miscarriage

Mar 25th 2021, 11:30 AM 34,183 Views 62 Comments

The bereavement allowance gives employees three days’ leave when a pregnancy ends with a stillbirth.

# new-zealand - Saturday 13 March, 2021

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs
# Super Rugby
# Super Rugby

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs

Mar 13th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,658 Views 10 Comments

Leicester Fainga’anuku’s brilliant try arrived in the first half.

New Zealand marks two years since Christchurch mosque killings
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New Zealand marks two years since Christchurch mosque killings

Mar 13th 2021, 7:21 AM 8,417 Views 0 Comments

Several hundred people gathered at the Christchurch Arena for a remembrance service that was also livestreamed.

# new-zealand - Monday 8 March, 2021

New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine
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New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine

Mar 8th 2021, 9:23 PM 49,347 Views 39 Comments

New Zealand has so far completed inoculations of only a few thousand people, mainly border workers.

# new-zealand - Friday 5 March, 2021

Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides
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Tsunami warnings lifted across South Pacific as threat from monster quakes subsides

Mar 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 12,759 Views 0 Comments

Quakes of 7.3, 7.4 and 8.1 magnitude struck near New Zealand’s remote Kermadec Islands.

New Zealand to end week-long Covid-19 lockdown in largest city
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New Zealand to end week-long Covid-19 lockdown in largest city

Mar 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,367 Views 19 Comments

Authorities say they are confident that a virus cluster in Auckland has been contained.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

New Zealand 'fully committed' to hosting Women's Rugby World Cup in 2022
# Postponement
# Postponement

New Zealand 'fully committed' to hosting Women's Rugby World Cup in 2022

Mar 3rd 2021, 6:57 PM 1,321 Views 0 Comments

World Rugby confirmed yesterday that the tournament will be postponed due to challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

# new-zealand - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected
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Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected

Feb 27th 2021, 10:17 AM 46,135 Views 51 Comments

From Sunday morning the city’s 1.7 million residents must stay at home except for essential shopping and work.

# new-zealand - Monday 22 February, 2021

New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake
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New Zealand marks 10th anniversary of Christchurch earthquake

Feb 22nd 2021, 7:36 AM 10,436 Views 1 Comment

The 2011 quake killed 185 people and flattened much of the city’s central area.

# new-zealand - Saturday 20 February, 2021

All Blacks legend Dan Carter announces his retirement from rugby
# Perfect 10
# Perfect 10

All Blacks legend Dan Carter announces his retirement from rugby

Feb 20th 2021, 3:52 PM 28,709 Views 23 Comments

The 38-year-old won two World Cups during a hugely successful 12-year spell with New Zealand.

# new-zealand - Monday 15 February, 2021

New Zealand's largest city enters snap lockdown as UK variant found
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# Auckland

New Zealand's largest city enters snap lockdown as UK variant found

Feb 15th 2021, 7:47 AM 30,322 Views 48 Comments

The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrived in New Zealand today.

# new-zealand - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Snap lockdown ordered in New Zealand's biggest city after three Covid-19 cases reported in community
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Snap lockdown ordered in New Zealand's biggest city after three Covid-19 cases reported in community

Feb 14th 2021, 9:15 AM 59,556 Views 70 Comments

People in Auckland have been asked to stay at home by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

New Zealand borders likely to remain closed for most of 2021, Ardern says
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New Zealand borders likely to remain closed for most of 2021, Ardern says

Jan 26th 2021, 12:48 PM 36,424 Views 53 Comments

Ardern said New Zealand would continue to pursue “travel bubbles” with Australia and Pacific island nations.

# new-zealand - Friday 8 January, 2021

Woman dies in suspected shark attack in New Zealand
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Woman dies in suspected shark attack in New Zealand

Jan 8th 2021, 9:52 AM 18,579 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred at Waihi Beach, a popular tourist spot.

# new-zealand - Friday 1 January, 2021

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere
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# For Auld Lang Syne

Crowds gather in New Zealand and China for New Year celebrations - but a muted tone is struck elsewhere

Jan 1st 2021, 7:48 AM 38,736 Views 25 Comments

In New York’s Times Square, the usual overflow crowd was replaced with a group of specially invited frontline workers.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 13,255 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old was formerly part of the Ulster academy.

Man who killed British backpacker Grace Millane convicted of raping and attacking other women
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Man who killed British backpacker Grace Millane convicted of raping and attacking other women

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:09 AM 34,068 Views 9 Comments

Jesse Shane Kempson can now be named following a ruling by the New Zealand supreme court.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Flattening the curve was ‘not sufficient’ for New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern says
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Flattening the curve was ‘not sufficient’ for New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern says

Dec 16th 2020, 7:10 AM 43,375 Views 35 Comments

Ardern said the nation’s health system would not be able to cope with a big outbreak.

# new-zealand - Monday 14 December, 2020

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward
# RWC2023
# RWC2023

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward

Dec 14th 2020, 4:53 PM 11,899 Views 19 Comments

New Zealand or hosts France look likely to be waiting in the quarter-finals.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

New Zealand marks one year since deadly volcanic eruption
# White Island
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# White Island

New Zealand marks one year since deadly volcanic eruption

Dec 9th 2020, 7:03 AM 13,947 Views 10 Comments

22 people died after superheated steam spewed out from the volcanic crater’s floor on White Island last year.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

'No plausible way' New Zealand mosque shooter could have been detected, report finds
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'No plausible way' New Zealand mosque shooter could have been detected, report finds

Dec 8th 2020, 6:59 AM 8,973 Views 4 Comments

A report into the 2019 Christchurch shooting said there were no clear signs the attack was imminent

# new-zealand - Thursday 26 November, 2020

All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side
# Changes
# Changes

All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side

Nov 26th 2020, 8:52 AM 8,608 Views 2 Comments

If the All Blacks fail to win on Saturday against the Pumas, they will become the first New Zealand team to lose three in a row since 1998.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline
# Argy Bargy
# Argy Bargy

All Blacks coaches using deliberate provocation of players in a bid to improve discipline

Nov 24th 2020, 12:09 PM 12,988 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand will take on Argentina this weekend.

# new-zealand - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'
# 85s
# 85s

'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'

Nov 14th 2020, 7:45 AM 10,790 Views 1 Comment

Irishman Declan Bannon coached the Eden Lizards to a national under 85kg rugby title in New Zealand.

# new-zealand - Friday 13 November, 2020

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament
# Down Under
# Down Under

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament

Nov 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 5,320 Views 2 Comments

The event will be run off over six weeks from 14 May, kicking off after each country completes a domestic tournament.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

All Black Tuungafasi out of Tri Nations after suspension
# Seeing Red
# Seeing Red

All Black Tuungafasi out of Tri Nations after suspension

Nov 11th 2020, 8:59 AM 6,581 Views 0 Comments

The prop was sent off for a dangerous tackle in last week’s match against Australia

# new-zealand - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks
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# Aussie Aussie Aussie

Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks

Nov 7th 2020, 11:24 AM 19,751 Views 9 Comments

The Wallabies were smashed 43-5 in Sydney last weekend.

# new-zealand - Thursday 5 November, 2020

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber
# Mix It Up
# Mix It Up

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber

Nov 5th 2020, 10:40 AM 8,526 Views 2 Comments

The sides face off in the Brisbane Tri-Nations battle on Saturday.

# new-zealand - Friday 30 October, 2020

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
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# Euthanasia

New Zealand votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums

Oct 30th 2020, 6:43 AM 24,514 Views 24 Comments

The two referendums represented significant potential changes to New Zealand’s social fabric.

# new-zealand - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park
# Bledisloe Cup
# Bledisloe Cup

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park

Oct 18th 2020, 8:36 AM 18,392 Views 5 Comments

The All Blacks scored four tries to bounce back after last week’s Bledisloe draw.

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win
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Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

Oct 18th 2020, 7:25 AM 26,224 Views 53 Comments

The New Zealand Prime Minister won a second term in office in a landslide.

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