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NATO, New Zealand sign cooperation deal


June 5th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 5 (IANS) New Zealand and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) have signed an agreement to strengthen cooperation.New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and NATO Secretary-General Anders ... Read more...

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New Zealand apologises to Finland over remark


March 27th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 27 (IANS) The Finnish government has accepted an apology from New Zealand Prime Minister John Key over derogatory comments made about Finland by a senior New Zealand ... Read more...

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New Zealand falls silent in tribute to quake dead one year on


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand came to a standstill for two minutes Wednesday as the nation united to mark the first anniversary of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed ... Read more...

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‘New Zealand special forces to leave Afghanistan in March’


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Dec 22 (IANS) New Zealand's special forces will leave Afghanistan in March next year, Prime Minister John Key confirmed Thursday."The SAS has achieved the job they were sent ... Read more...

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New Zealand launches strategy for closer India ties


October 20th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 20 (IANS) In the first of a series of strategies targeting different countries and regions, the New Zealand government Thursday launched a wide-ranging diplomatic and trade strategy ... Read more...

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Former New Zealand Cricket chief Doig dies at 62


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 13 (IANS) Former New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief Chris Doig has died at the age of 62 after a two-year battle with bowel cancer. Doig was in ... Read more...

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Obama calls for world cooperation after Oslo bombing


July 23rd, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday sent condolences to Norway after the deadly bombing and shooting in the capital city of Oslo. Obama called on the ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM ’shocked’ at Mumbai attacks


July 14th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 14 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Thursday said he was shocked and saddened at the latest terrorist attack on Mumbai.At least 17 people were killed ... Read more...

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India, New Zealand eye early trade pact, launch education initiative


June 28th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Pushing for an early free trade area (FTA) agreement, India and New Zealand, home to some of the most exotic landscapes, Tuesday signed a ... Read more...

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India seeks New Zealand’s technology, investment


June 28th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India Tuesday urged New Zealand to transfer its state-of-the-art technology and increase investment in the country's agro-food processing industry, which offers investment opportunity of ... Read more...

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India, New Zealand eye trade pact; discuss IT, agriculture (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India and New Zealand Tuesday resolved to conclude a free trade area (FTA) agreement by next year and decided to expand their cooperation in ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM displays his cricketing prowess


June 27th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, an ardent rugby fan, also displayed his cricketing prowess at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium here Monday, lustily hitting ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM announces sports scholarships for Indians


June 27th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 27 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Monday announced sports scholarships for Indian students. ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM hopeful of FTA with India by 2012 (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Blending cricket, the Taj Mahal and business, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Monday said he was hopeful of concluding a free trade agreement ... Read more...

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Fleming calls modified version of DRS a compromise by ICC


June 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming said the modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) is a "compromise formula" worked out by the ... Read more...

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FTA with India may conclude by March 2012: New Zealand PM


June 27th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The free trade agreement between India and New Zealand may conclude by March 2012, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said Monday.Key arrived in ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM arrives on four-day visit


June 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key arrived here Sunday night on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart ... Read more...

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Cricket diplomacy: New Zealand to bat for FTA with India


June 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood and cricket will blend with diplomacy when the prime ministers of India and New Zealand hold talks Tuesday to push a free trade ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM embarks on first visit to India


June 25th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton, June 25 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Saturday left for his first visit to India to meet his counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh and discuss the free ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM to visit India


June 13th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 13 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key will lead a 25-member delegation to India this month to further develop the "already strong relationship" and boost bilateral ... Read more...

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Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton ‘wants to visit New Zealand’


April 30th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 30 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has expressed her desire to visit New Zealand.Prime Minister John Key chatted with Prince William and his bride at their Buckingham ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s alter ego meets Kiwi Prime Minister in promotional video


March 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 28 (ANI): A new promotional video to help market New Zealand's art deco capital Napier as a destination for Australians shows Kiwi Prime Minister John Key chatting with Shane ... Read more...

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Sex scandal a killer for opposition Labour Party in New Zealand


March 28th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Mar. 28 (ANI): It's election year in New Zealand, but the conservative National Party, which has been in power since 2008, is proving tough to beat thanks to ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM’s science adviser slams Christchurch quake prediction


March 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.16 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key's chief science adviser, Sir Peter Gluckman, has disagreed with the prediction by long range weather forecaster Ken Ring, that a huge earthquake ... Read more...

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Kiwi PM ’sledges’ Shane Warne over Liz Hurley


March 14th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 14 (ANI): New Zealand PM John Key apparently left Shane Warne speechless at the Fill The Basin For Christchurch charity match.Over 10,000 people packed Wellington's legendary cricket ground for ... Read more...

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Japan quake search team leaves New Zealand for disaster in own country


March 12th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.12 (ANI): A Japanese search team working in the earthquake-devastated Christchurch city of New Zealand is returning to Japan to deal with the crisis there.New Zealand Prime Minister John Key ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM keen to host rugby World Cup games in Christchurch


March 8th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Mar 8(ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that he is keen to host rugby World Cup games in quake-devastated Christchurch.Christchurch's AMI Stadium is scheduled to host seven ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll reaches 155


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, March 1 (IANS) The toll in the devastating earthquake in New Zealand's second largest city of Christchurch rose to 155, a media report said Tuesday.Meanwhile, the government has launched a ... Read more...

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New Zealand extends National State of Emergency over Christchurch quake


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 29 (ANI): New Zealand has extended its National State of Emergency, which it had declared after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake had hit Christchurch last month.Civil Defence Minister John ... Read more...

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Christchurch quake death toll rises to 147


February 27th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): The death toll from the New Zealand earthquake has risen to 147, while 50 people remain "unaccounted for".Police say a previous figure of around 200 missing people had ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll is 147


February 27th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 27 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key Sunday announced the launch of a fundraising event as the death toll in the devastating Christchurch earthquake rose to 147, the ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll rises to 145 (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 26 (IANS) The toll in a devastating quake in New Zealand's second largest city of Christchurch Saturday rose to 145 and officials feared the number may rise further."We expect ... Read more...

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Christchurch quake death toll rises to 123


February 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Feb.26 (ANI): With the death toll in earthquake-hit Christchurch rising to 123, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has asked all New Zealanders observe a two minute silence ... Read more...

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At least 98 now dead in New Zealand quake


February 24th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, Feb 24 (IANS) The devastating earthquake that rattled New Zealand's second largest city Tuesday claimed 98 lives, while a total of 226 people were missing Thursday with least hope for ... Read more...

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Kiwi woman “miraculously” rescued from Christchurch quake site


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 23 (ANI): A woman, who was trapped inside a building for over 25 hours following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, has been miraculously rescued.The New ... Read more...

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