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NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand's Ardie Savea (left) shakes hands with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton after their 2023 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal in Saint-Denis, France, on Saturday.
MORE SPORTS / Rugby
Oct 15, 2023
All Blacks end Johnny Sexton's career with more World Cup woe for Ireland
The defeat ended Ireland's run of 17 successive test victories and denied Andy Farrell's team the chance of a first ever semifinal.
New Zealand's Damian McKenzie scores a try against Uruguay during the Rugby World Cup in Lyon, France, on Thursday.
MORE SPORTS / Rugby
Oct 6, 2023
New Zealand routs Uruguay to cruise into RWC quarterfinals
The All Blacks ran their tally to 36 tries and 240 points in the three matches since their opening defeat against France.
U.S. President Joe Biden (left), Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia (center left), Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan (center right) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India (right) participate in a Quad Leaders' meeting on May 20 in Hiroshima.
ASIA PACIFIC
Oct 5, 2023
U.S. deepening intelligence links across Asia to counter China
Washington has developed a set of separate but overlapping partnerships including with the "Quad” grouping of the U.S., India, Japan and Australia.
New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins speaks to members of the media earlier this year in Wellington.
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 1, 2023
New Zealand PM tests positive for COVID-19 amid election campaign
Chris Hipkins has cold and flu symptoms, according to a statement from his office, and will be isolating for five days or until he tests negative.
Jessica Gerrity says kyūdō is for everyone. It's just a matter of finding a dojo that fits you best.
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Sep 30, 2023
‘Archery gives me a chance to decompress from a busy life’
Gerrity is trained in several forms of traditional Japanese martial arts and works to promote Japanese culture as a tourism ambassador.
Customers load their shopping into a vehicle at a New World supermarket in Wellington, operated by Foodstuffs New Zealand.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Sep 27, 2023
Cost-of-living stress fuels crime wave in Australia and New Zealand
While the thefts are brazen, organized and increasingly violent, experts say the shoplifting underscores the hardship many people are facing.
Pacific Island Forum Secretary General Henry Puna
WORLD / Politics
Sep 19, 2023
Pacific island nations to hold second summit with Biden next week
Henry Puna of the Pacific Islands Forum said the region had gone from a period of neglect to one of strategic interest, competition and "manipulation."
The All Blacks perform the haka in front of Scotland before their match in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Nov. 13, 2022.
MORE SPORTS / Rugby
Sep 7, 2023
All Blacks prepared to unleash haka at Rugby World Cup
The haka is a fierce war dance that was originally used to prepare Maori warriors for battle and has since been adopted by the All Blacks.
New Zealand's Football Ferns earned their first-ever Women's World Cup win in their Group A opener against Norway on July 20.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 9, 2023
Kiwi players hope World Cup leaves legacy in rugby-mad homeland
Half of the tournament's 32 teams were based in New Zealand, often sharing training facilities with local clubs.
New Zealand already generates more than 80% of its electricity from renewable sources, and aspires to reach 100% by 2030.
ASIA PACIFIC
Aug 8, 2023
New Zealand ties up with BlackRock in drive for fully green power
The deal will supercharge efforts by New Zealand to become one of the first countries in the world to achieve a 100% renewable electricity supply.
Australian players celebrate after a goal by Haley Raso (second from left) against Canada, during their Group B match at the Women's World Cup in Melbourne on July 31.
SOCCER
Aug 5, 2023
Women's World Cup on pace to smash attendance records
So far, more than 1.2 million fans have passed through the turnstiles, and organizers now expect that figure to rise to 1.9 million.
Philippines midfielder Sarina Bolden celebrates after scoring against New Zealand in their 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup group-stage match in Wellington on Tuesday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Jul 25, 2023
Philippines stuns New Zealand for historic first World Cup win
The minnows stunned the Football Ferns thanks to a first-half Sarina Bolden header in front of 32,357 in Wellington.
Police cordon off an area near the site of a shooting in Auckland on Thursday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Jul 20, 2023
Women's World Cup teams shaken but safe following deadly shooting in Auckland
"New Zealand Football are shocked by the incident in Auckland this morning," NZ Football said. "We can confirm that all of the Football Ferns team and staff are safe."
New Zealand's Hannah Wilkinson celebrates after her teams victory over Norway at the Women's World Cup in Auckland on Thursday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Jul 21, 2023
Australia and New Zealand get Women's World Cup off to rousing start with wins in front of record crowds
Australia and New Zealand earned slim victories at home to kick off the Women's World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 23, 2023
'No limits' for New Zealand after historic Women's World Cup win
The Football Ferns had never won a game in 15 attempts at the finals before defeating former champion Norway in Thursday's tournament-opening match.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 21, 2023
Australia and New Zealand get Women's World Cup off to rousing start with wins in front of record crowds
Australia and New Zealand earned slim victories at home to kick off the Women's World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 20, 2023
Women's World Cup teams shaken but safe following deadly shooting in Auckland
'New Zealand Football are shocked by the incident in Auckland this morning,' NZ Football said. 'We can confirm that all of the Football Ferns team and staff are safe.'
Japan Times
Rugby
Jul 9, 2023
Japan XV falls to heavy defeat against All Blacks XV
Japan took an early lead through Rikiya Matsuda's penalty but found itself chasing for the rest of the match.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 26, 2023
New Zealand looks to broaden trade with China as Hipkins meets Xi
On a six-day visit, New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins and his 29-strong delegation are working to drive demand for more than the traditional fare of milk, logs and lamb.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jun 20, 2023
New Zealand abandons friendly against Qatar amid racism allegations
New Zealand Football CEO Andrew Pragnell said the New Zealand players agreed collectively to abandon the game after a racial epithet was used against defender Michael Boxall.

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