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NEW ZEALAND

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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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BUSINESS
Jun 15, 2023
Pacesetter New Zealand’s recession may be harbinger for world
New Zealand led the world in raising interest rates to combat the post-pandemic inflation wave. Now it’s officially in recession in a possible preview of what lies ahead for others.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
May 28, 2023
Recipe: Black sugar Anzac biscuits
Though these treats first gained popularity more than 100 years ago, they taste just as good today.
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Rugby
May 10, 2023
Rugby unions of Japan and New Zealand sign cooperation agreement
Japan's League One has become a popular destination for elite New Zealand players and coaches in recent years.
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WORLD
Apr 29, 2023
New Zealand fights to save its flightless national bird
New Zealand's treasured kiwi birds are shuffling around Wellington's verdant hills for the first time in a century, after a drive to eliminate invasive predators from the capital's surrounds.
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SOCCER
Apr 25, 2023
Anzac 'Ashes' trophy rediscovered after almost seven decades
The trophy went missing in the mid-1950s, but was recently discovered in the belongings of a deceased former Australian Soccer Football Association chairman.
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Rugby
Mar 21, 2023
Robertson to succeed Foster as All Blacks head coach after Rugby World Cup
Appointed on a four-year deal, Scott Robertson's contract will see him through to the end of the 2027 World Cup in Australia.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Mar 16, 2023
Magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes Kermadec Islands in New Zealand, USGS says
The quake was estimated at a depth of 10 km the USGS added. A tsunami warning was issued after the quake, the U.S. Tsunami Warning System said. 
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Rugby
Mar 1, 2023
New Zealand to appoint Ian Foster's post-World Cup successor in weeks
New Zealand Rugby said 'recent events' had forced the governing body to provide clarity on the appointment process and cited significant competition for talent in the global rugby market.
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JAPAN
Feb 28, 2023
Japan and New Zealand agree to hold disarmament and nonproliferation talks
The move came as Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown no signs of stopping military attacks on Ukraine.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 19, 2023
Cyclone death toll in New Zealand rises to 11 with thousands missing
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins has called Cyclone Gabrielle New Zealand's biggest natural disaster this century.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 19, 2023
Kiwi cafe culture goes down smooth at Iki’s coffeehouses
In the unassuming Kiyosumi Shirakawa neighborhood, two coffeeshops pride themselves on recreating the experience of a morning out at an Auckland or Christchurch cafe.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 16, 2023
Cyclone Gabrielle death toll rises to five as recovery starts
The cyclone cut off entire towns, washed away farms, bridges and livestock, and inundated homes, stranding people on rooftops.
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WORLD
Feb 14, 2023
Cyclone-battered New Zealand declares national emergency
High winds and heavy rain swept away roads, inundated homes and left more than 100,000 people without power, in what officials called an 'unprecedented weather event.'
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 13, 2023
Cyclone Gabrielle lashes New Zealand, leaving many without power
Gabrielle is currently sitting 200 km northeast of Auckland and is forecast to move close to the east coast over the next 24 hours.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 12, 2023
New Zealand braces as Cyclone Gabrielle nears North Island
Many New Zealanders have been told to have grab bags ready to go, prepare emergency supplies and secure their properties ahead of the cyclone Gabrielle.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Jan 30, 2023
The mouse that roared: New Zealand and the world's 2% inflation target
Since it's arrival in 1990, the 2% inflation target phenomenon has sailed from Wellington around the globe to become the accepted norm among central banks, large and small.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 29, 2023
New Zealand’s largest city grapples with aftermath of devastating floods
At least three people were killed in the flooding in Auckland that forced hundreds of people from their homes and shut down the city’s airport, which was submerged.
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JAPAN
Jan 27, 2023
Japan envoy meets with counterparts from other Asia-Pacific democracies and European Union
The officials shared the view that it is 'meaningful' to discuss how to maintain a free and open international order, apparently alluding to China's maritime assertiveness.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jan 25, 2023
Jacinda Ardern leaves mixed record on tackling climate change
Ardern established a new policy framework for New Zealand to address global warming, but there’s a sense that her government failed to deliver fully on its climate promises.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on