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OLYMPICS
Jul 24, 2021
U.S. women overwhelm New Zealand to earn first victory at Tokyo Games
The reigning world champion looked at ease against the Football Ferns at Saitama Stadium, putting its gold-medal aspirations back on track with goals from four players.
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OLYMPICS
Jul 18, 2021
IOC backs transgender weightlifter's selection for Tokyo
Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete to compete at the Games after she was selected for the New Zealand team in the women's superheavyweight weightlifting category.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Jul 3, 2021
Bring back the baking boom with these sourdough crumpets
Use up your surplus sourdough starter to make these addictive crumpets u2026 and then go one step further and make breakfast dorayaki.
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MORE SPORTS
Jun 24, 2021
New Zealand sheds bridesmaid's tag by winning inaugural World Test Championship title
New Zealand shed their bridesmaid's tag by claiming the inaugural World Test Championship title with an eight-wicket victory against India in a thrilling final on Wednesday.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 23, 2021
Sydney residents banned from leaving city as coronavirus cluster grows
Australia's largest city of Sydney re-introduced "soft touch" COVID-19 curbs on Wednesday to contain a widening outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant, mandating masks in offices while neighboring states closed their borders.
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OLYMPICS
Jun 21, 2021
New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard to become first transgender Olympian
'I am grateful and humbled by the kindness and support that has been given to me by so many New Zealanders,” Hubbard said in a statement Monday.
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Rugby
Jun 2, 2021
All Blacks players fret over team's fate if Silver Lake buys in
A move by the U.S. private equity firm to purchase a stake of New Zealand Rugby's commercial operations has drawn criticism.
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ASIA PACIFIC
May 31, 2021
Australia and New Zealand call on China to let U.N. visit Xinjiang
A joint statement from the leaders' annual meeting also included statements on Hong Kong and the South China Sea, two other areas that China regards as domestic affairs.
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ASIA PACIFIC
May 15, 2021
New Zealand PM vows to fight hate and study social media algorithms
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Saturday that world leaders and tech firms looking to stamp out violent extremism online would need to focus efforts on understanding social media algorithms that drive content.
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ASIA PACIFIC
May 14, 2021
‘COVID-Zero’ havens may find reopening harder than taming virus
Some fear territories that prioritized safety early in the pandemic may be left behind by rivals with higher caseloads that have boosted vaccine uptake.
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ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
May 7, 2021
New Zealand wants a mature relationship with China, foreign minister says
Nanaia Mahuta's comments come after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said this week that differences with its top trading partner were getting harder to reconcile.
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Rugby
Apr 29, 2021
New Zealand's unions approve U.S. firm's acquisition of stake in All Blacks
The deal still needs to be approved by the New Zealand Rugby Players' Association (NZRPA), which has expressed reservations.
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COMMENTARY / World
Apr 28, 2021
New Zealand: A weak link or clever player?
New Zealand may be small in population, but it is an important link in the chain of response to China — and if one link fails the chain fails.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 23, 2021
Cracks emerge in Five Eyes intelligence pact over approach to China
A polite disagreement between Australia and New Zealand showed a fissure among U.S. allies, underscoring the difficulties Joe Biden faces in forging a common front.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 14, 2021
New Zealand introduces climate change law for financial firms in world first
'We simply cannot get to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 unless the financial sector knows what impact their investments are having on the climate,' the minister for climate change said.
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Rugby
Apr 14, 2021
New Zealand gives Pacific teams green light for Super Rugby
Pacific islands teams Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua have been granted conditional licences to join a proposed Super Rugby competition next year, New Zealand Rugby said on Wednesday.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Apr 11, 2021
Mima Osawa: 'COVID-19 upended fashion trends for the better'
Mima Osawa puts sustainability and style at the forefront of her fashion line, Mono Handmade.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 8, 2021
Asia's rising coronavirus cases a worry as vaccine doubts cloud campaigns
India reported a record 126,789 new cases, the third day this week tallies have surged to more than 100,000.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 6, 2021
New Zealand to open travel corridor with Australia this month
The so-called travel bubble will open on April 19, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday in Wellington.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 3, 2021
Mister Karaage’s mission? Spreading the gospel of Japanese fried chicken
Kenji Usui runs a specialty fried chicken food truck out of Nelson, New Zealand, where he's promoting Japanese “soul food.”

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