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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

Sun 9:55 AM 12,423 Views 12 Comments

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

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 27,522 Views 7 Comments

A man has since been taken into custody.

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 42,429 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 27th 2021, 8:54 PM 15,585 Views 3 Comments

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

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.

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
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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 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.

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

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues
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# 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 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 34,185 Views 62 Comments

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

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs
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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 to use only Pfizer virus vaccine
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New Zealand to use only Pfizer virus vaccine

Mar 8th 2021, 9:23 PM 49,351 Views 39 Comments

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

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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# Auckland

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 'fully committed' to hosting Women's Rugby World Cup in 2022
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# 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.

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 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.

All Blacks legend Dan Carter announces his retirement from rugby
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# 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'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.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

Dec 16th 2020, 7:10 AM 43,376 Views 35 Comments

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

Another quarter-final exit? Ireland's World Cup draw isn't straightforward
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# 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 marks one year since deadly volcanic eruption
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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.

'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

All Blacks shuffle pack while Argentina make 10 changes to side
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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.

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

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

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

All Black Tuungafasi out of Tri Nations after suspension
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# 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

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.

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber
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# 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 votes to legalise euthanasia but not marijuana in referendums
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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.

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