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New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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11 killed in New Zealand hot air balloon crash


January 7th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 7 (IANS) A hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in New Zealand Saturday morning, killing all 11 people on board, a media report said.The balloon came down ... Read more...

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Alabama politician involved in sperm donation scandal


December 14th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Christchurch, NZ, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A US politician has some answers to give his wife after reportedly donating sperms to women who wanted babies. Bill Johnson who was once in the ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Kiwis face Oz in must-win game


December 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 9 (IANS) New Zealand must beat Australia Saturday to stay in contention for a spot in the final of the Owen G. Glenn FIH Champions Trophy hockey tournament.New ... Read more...

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David White appointed chief executive of New Zealand Cricket


December 6th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday confirmed the appointment of former Test batsman-turned-rugby union administrator David White as its new chief executive.White will begin his tenure as ... Read more...

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Bleak future for Test cricket: Holding


August 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 28 (IANS) Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding feels Test cricket will become "insignificant" in five years time and cited the ever-gaining popularity of the Twenty20 format ... Read more...

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Vettori bestowed with Queen’s honour


July 30th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 30 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit on the occasion of Queen's Birthday Honours ceremony in Auckland.Vettori, ... Read more...

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Car colour reflects your personality


July 27th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 27 (IANS) The colour of your car reflects a lot about your personality, a media report said Wednesday.Silver denotes elegance -- one who loves futuristic looks -- while ... Read more...

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New Zealand man attempts hugging world record


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 2 (IANS) A New Zealand man is asking people to help break the world record for the largest group hug.More than 10,000 people are needed to break ... Read more...

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New Zealand launches online sign language dictionary


June 26th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 26 (IANS) Deaf people in New Zealand can now learn sign language on the internet. The country has just launched a multimedia sign language dictionary.The online database contains ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at New Zealand airport


June 26th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 26 (IANS) Police launched a search for a bomb at the Wellington airport Sunday after a telephonic warning, a newspaper reported.The New Zealand Herald said forensic officials and ... Read more...

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Naked man plays 7-hour hide-n-seek with cops


May 16th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 16 (IANS) A man in New Zealand caused a seven-hour police hunt after he escaped from custody and climbed into the ceiling of an Auckland hospital's emergency ... Read more...

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Federer routs Kohlschreiber in Monte Carlo Masters


April 13th, 2011 - 7:45 am ICT by ANI
Monte Carlo, Apr. 13 (ANI): Sixteen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has started his clay-court season with a bang, dispatching German Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the ... Read more...

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Cantebury batsman Nicol named New Zealand’s 2010-11 season MVP


April 13th, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr. 13 (ANI): Canterbury batsman Rob Nicol has been named the overall Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2010/11 domestic cricket season.Nicol was the leading one day run-scorer with ... Read more...

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New Zealand to spend 8.5 billion dollars on Christchurch rebuild


April 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Apr 12(ANI): New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English has said the government will spend about 8.5 billion dollars over the next few years to help the rebuilding of Christchurch.At least 150 ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Cricket left with huge 23 m dollar debt after World Cup


April 12th, 2011 - 7:52 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr. 12 (ANI): Being a finalist in the cricket World Cup for a second consecutive time has not helped Sri Lanka financially, it seems.Sri Lanka Cricket today said it has to ... Read more...

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S.African-born pacer Wagner is keen on playing for New Zealand


April 9th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.9 (ANI): Fresh from an outstanding Plunket Shield campaign, in which he took 51 wickets at an average of 18.15 for Otago, South African born left-arm fast bowler Neil Wagner has ... Read more...

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Vettori may regain New Zealand test captaincy


April 9th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr.9 (ANI): Daniel Vettori may still be captain of the New Zealand cricket team, as no consensus has emerged over chossing between Ross Taylor and former deputy Brendon McCullum.According ... Read more...

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Wright wants veteran New Zealand cricketers to play on


April 5th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): New Zealand coach John Wright has indicated his desire to see the old players like Jacob Oram and Scott Styris to continue playing at international level.Oram and Styris ... Read more...

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‘Breakfast Beer’ set to be launched in NZ horrifies alcohol watchdogs


April 4th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 4 (ANI): Alcohol watchdogs in New Zealand have slammed a new beer, promoted as a "breakfast beer" and to be launched Thursday, as "irresponsible."According to the New Zealand Herald, the ... Read more...

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Conservative game plan at World Cup proved costly for Black Caps: Astle


March 31st, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Mar 31(ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Nathan Astle reckons that the Black Caps' inability to adapt their game plan is what cost them a place in the World Cup final.The Black ... Read more...

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Richard Simmons stars in Air New Zealand safety video


March 30th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Air New Zealand has released their latest air safety video featuring fitness guru Richard Simmons. Simmons takes the role of an instructor in the video teaching air ... Read more...

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Mortaza, Kapali recalled in Bangladesh ODI squad for Oz series


March 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 28(ANI): Bangladesh have recalled fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza and batsman Alok Kapali for next month's three-match one-day series against Australia.Mohammad Ashraful, Junaid Siddique, Naeem Islam and Nazmul Islam were not ... Read more...

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Nathan Astle: Black Cap batsmen must step up


March 24th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.24 (ANI): Former New Zealand batsman Nathan Astle believes that the Black Caps must not mix it up and play three spinners in the match on Friday against South Africa, but ... Read more...

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Coach Wright sees Styris playing key role against Proteas


March 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar. 24 (ANI): Coach John Wright has signalled that he wants Styris to be more involved in tomorrow's quarterfinal match against South Africa here.He thinks Styris should shift into the top ... Read more...

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Vettori declares himself fit for World Cup quarterfinal against South Africa


March 20th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 20(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has declared himself fit for the World Cup quarterfinal against South Africa to held on March 26.Vettori has missed New Zealand's last two matches, ... Read more...

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Southee remains calm over comments against cricketer’s reputation


March 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 13 (ANI): New Zealand cricketer Tim Southee might be remaining calm even after going though a gamut of life experience in three years with the team, but many view that ... Read more...

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Vettori considering retirement from ODIs after World Cup


March 13th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 13 (ANI): New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori is reportedly considering retiring from one-day international cricket after the World Cup.He would however, keep playing test series, and possibly Twenty20 internationals ... Read more...

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New Zealand cancels Tsunami warning


March 12th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 12 (ANI): New Zealand's tsunami warning prompted by the Japanese quake-generated tsunami has been cancelled.A Civil Defence spokesman said that, according to scientific advice, no further tsunami threat existed for ... Read more...

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Japan tsunami waves reach New Zealand


March 12th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) Waves from the Japanese quake-generated tsunami that lapped New Zealand Saturday peaked at about one metre, a media report said.According to the New Zealand Herald, civil ... Read more...

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All Christchurch quake-hit homes to be assessed


March 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), Mar.11 (ANI): All 180,000 Christchurch houses will be assessed for damage over the next eight weeks in a speeded-up Earthquake Commission (EQC) process.The New Zealand Herald quoted Earthquake Recovery ... Read more...

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Vettori injury not as bad as first feared


March 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar.11 (ANI): New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori will continue to play in the 2011 World Cup after scans revealed that his ligament strain on the inside of his right knee ... Read more...

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Rescuers pray for prosperity of Christchurch earthquake site


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 2 (ANI): Construction and rescue workers at the Christchurch earthquake site gathered to pray for the prosperity of the land, which suffered massive destruction after being hit by a 6.3 ... Read more...

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New Zealand quake toll reaches 160


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, March 2 (IANS) The toll from New Zealand's Christchurch earthquake has risen to 160, a media report said Wednesday.According to the New Zealand Herald, the police have confirmed the ... 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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