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The frozen tears of New Zealand’s ebbing glaciers

As the planet heats up, scientists warn the dramatic seams of ice that have inspired ancient legends, Victorian explorers and modern tourists alike could all but vanish.Once, there was a goddess called Hine Hukatere who loved to climb the high peaks of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. But one day she decided to visit the beach, …

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New Zealand town plans to ban cats

The town of Omaui is trying to go cat-free in order to stop the animals from attacking native species. Cat ownership is increasingly controversial in New Zealand due to conservation concerns.A small town in New Zealand found itself at the center of a national debate between conservations and cat lovers on Wednesday, when a regional …

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New Zealand Post, KFC get resourceful

The struggling New Zealand Post is branching out, media reports have said. On top of delivering letters and parcels to homes, it now also serves fried chicken for dinner in what’s described as a “win-win situation.”The 170-year-old postal service of New Zealand confirmed Tuesday it had partnered with US fast food chain KFC to deliver …

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New Zealand flag vote too close to call

New Zealand voters seem torn between two flag designs, with the flag featuring a silver fern over a black-and-blue background in the lead, officials say. The winner will compete against the current flag in the spring. The flag with the black top left corner won 50.5 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results of …

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New Zealand votes in first round to select national flag

New Zealanders have begun voting in the first of two referendums to pick a national flag. The South Pacific country may also keep its current banner, sometimes confused with Australia’s and carrying a British union flag. Voters have until December 11 to choose from five flag options in a postal referendum which were selected by …

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New Zealand win third Rugby World Cup

The All Blacks made history on Saturday evening securing a third Rugby World Cup in an exciting final against arch-rivals Australia. The Kiwis also became the first team to ever defend a World Cup. The All Blacks started as expected, with power and precision in all aspects of their play, and the first points of …

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New Zealand reach fourth Rugby World Cup final

Like Bayern Munich in football, New Zealand keep setting records in rugby. In a tense semifinal against South Africa, the most successful rugby nation of all time secured the win and a spot in the 2015 final. New Zealand overcame archrival South Africa 20-18 in the wet at Twickenham on Saturday to advance to a …

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FIFA U-20 World Cup begins in New Zealand

A total of 24 teams qualified from six continents are competing for the title. For Africa, Senegal, Ghana, Mali, and Nigeria qualified to the tournament after they reached the semi-finals of African U-20 Championship that was held in Senegal.

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Cricket World Cup 2015

Fourteen teams are participating in the 11th Cricket World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand, which began on 14 February and will continue until 29 March.  The teams will play a total of 49 matches in 14 different cities. Australian playing fields will host 26 matches in seven cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, …

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