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Donald to coach Proteas bowlers because Kirsten called


June 8th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Former South African pacer and the newly appointed bowling coach Allan Donald Wednesday said he took over the job only because his former teammate and friend ... Read more...

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Donald all set to sign new contract with New Zealand


May 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, May 13 (IANS) South African pace legend Allan Donald is all set to sign a fresh contract with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as bowling coach.Donald had delayed signing a ... Read more...

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West Indies fined for slow over rate in T20 against Pak


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
St Lucia, Apr 23(ANI): West Indies have been fined for a slow over rate during Thursday's seven-run victory over Pakistan in their Twenty20 international match at St Lucia's Beausejour Cricket Ground.The International ... Read more...

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Kiwi women caught with cannabis at Queenstown Airport


April 18th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 18 (ANI): Two women from Christchurch, New Zealand, have been remanded in custody after they were caught with cannabis at Queenstown Airport.Acting Sergeant Steve Watt, of Queenstown, said a 52-year-old ... Read more...

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Buchanan confirmed as New Zealand cricket’s director


April 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 15 (ANI): NZC chief executive Justin Vaughan confirmed former Australia coach John Buchanan's appointment today, as director of New Zealand cricket.Buchanan will start with NZC at its Christchurch base ... Read more...

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Quantas flight makes emergency landing in Sydney


April 13th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 13 (ANI): A Qantas flight that flew out of Auckland on Wednesday, had to make an emergency landing at Sydney Airport after the crew requested a priority landing due to ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to take over NZ cricket


April 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): The New Zealand Cricket board will meet on Friday to approve the appointment of former Australian coach John Buchanan as the organisation's first director of cricket.The job was ... Read more...

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100-year-old whisky to benefit Antarctic Heritage Trust


April 5th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): Crates of the world's oldest whisky and brandy found encased in ice in the Antartica after 100 years could turn into a financial windfall for the Christchurch-based Antarctic ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket wants Vettori to play 2015 World Cup


April 5th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket chief executive Justin Vaughan wants outgoing Black Caps skipper Daniel Vettori to play in the 2015 World Cup.Vaughan is convinced Vettori can figure in the ... Read more...

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Ross Taylor, the right man to lead New Zealand forward in cricket sphere


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Ross Taylor should be the man to lead the Black Caps forward into the next World Cup, says an opinion piece in the web site stuff.co.nz.With New ... Read more...

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NZ Indians outraged over ‘Indian-hate-slur’ host Henry’s appointment by MediaWorks


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 3 (ANI): New Zealand's Indian community has expressed outrage at MediaWorks for hiring Paul Henry, the former controversial TVNZ host who had created a controversy ahead of the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Wright reluctant to get into New Zealand captaincy debate


April 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 1 (ANI): New Zealand cricket coach John Wright is keeping his cards close to his chest about the next captain of the team, saying he is yet to give ... Read more...

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Now, mobile phone that limits functionality while owner is driving


March 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 28 (ANI): A mobile phone that severely limits its functionality when it senses that a car is on the move, is set to go on sale in the US later ... Read more...

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Black Caps manager Currie asks players to avoid clashes during semi-final


March 27th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): Amid concerns over yesterday's on-field tussle against South Africa, New Zealand cricket team manager Dave Currie has urged players to be careful and avoid such incidents in their ... Read more...

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Black Caps ‘bad boy’ Ryder a hero at World Cup


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand cricket's one-time bad boy Jesse Ryder repaid teammates and bosses faith with master batting performance to help his team reach the World Cup semifinals."It was ... Read more...

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Southee can become best swing bowler in world cricket within 12 months: Donald


March 27th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand's bowling coach Allan Donald believes that Tim Southee could become the best swing bowler in world cricket within the next 12 months.The South African legend has ... Read more...

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Kiwis could be punished for altercation with Proteas batters: ICC


March 26th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar. 26 (ANI): The New Zealand cricket team could face the prospect of being punished for an on field incident during Friday's quarterfinal match against South Africa.According to a stuff.co.nz report, ... Read more...

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Kiwis’ two Test tour to Bangladesh postponed till 2012 over oppressive conditions


March 24th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 24 (ANI): New Zealand's two scheduled tests in Bangladesh in May have been re-arranged for next year after the authorities sought a postponement due to the oppressive weather conditions in ... Read more...

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Injured Bennett says only ‘minor tweaks’ required in his action


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Hamish Bennett has said that his ungainly action isn't to blame for the fact that injury has cut short his second straight tour.As ... Read more...

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Air New Zealand CEO says sensational media reports overblowing Japan nuke plant disaster


March 21st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 21 (ANI): Air New Zealand's CEO Rob Fyfe has criticised media reports in two messages to his staff, saying that if the coverage of the Japanese and earthquake-cum-tsunami and nuclear ... Read more...

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Frustrated Wright wants Black Cap batters to be more consistent


March 21st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 21 (ANI): That New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright hates losing is obvious, but what winds him up more than anything else, is when his side loses badly, especially ... 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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Indian-origin Auckland man found guilty for policeman’s murder


March 14th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Mar. 14 (ANI): A Indian-origin man accused of shooting an Auckland policeman four times has been found guilty of attempted murder.Neshanderan Rajgopaul, 29, was tried in the Auckland ... Read more...

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PETA protests pigeon racing outside Mike Tyson’s home


March 9th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 9 (ANI): Animal rights activists People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals held a demonstration outside former boxing champ Mike Tyson's home to protest his role in pigeon racing.Henderson police ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM Key nervous to face Warne


March 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.9 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key claims that he will be nervous while facing legendary leg spinner Shane Warne in the 'Fill the Basin for Christchurch' charity Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Ex Kiwi cricketer Adam Parore to climb Mt. Everest for charity


March 9th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 9 (ANI): Former New Zealander cricketer Adam Parore has said that he would make an attempt to climb Mt. Everest to raise funds for a charity, Make-A-Wish New Zealand, this ... Read more...

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Young Kiwis feel ‘pay day is better than sex’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new survey has found that young New Zealanders prefer money to sex.Kiwis in their 20s put getting paid ahead of sex, winning a sports event, or meeting ... Read more...

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Isla Fisher doesn’t like to discuss her hubby’s film ideas with him


March 8th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 08 (ANI): Isla Fisher has revealed that she avoids discussing husband Sacha Baron Cohen's controversial film ideas with him.The gorgeous actress has admitted she knows the bigger aspects of Cohen's ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man denies shooting constable in New Zealand


March 7th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 7 (ANI): An Indian-origin man, Neshanderan Rajgopaul, has denied that he had shot a police officer but refused to name the gunman fearing that his life would be in danger, ... Read more...

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31 schools ready to re-open following devastating Christchurch earthquake


March 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 6 (ANI): After a devastating earthquake in Canterbury, 31 affected schools have reportedly indicated that they will open for students over the next three days.Fifty-five other schools were confirmed ... Read more...

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Beyonce thought she would be ‘retired by 30′


March 6th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 6 (ANI): Beyonce Knowles has revealed she never expected to be as successful as she is, and thought she would retire young.The 29-year-old RandB sensation has confessed she never ... Read more...

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Southee sets sights on being among top 10 World Cup wicket takers


March 1st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar. 1 (ANI): New Zealand pace bowler Tim Southee has set high personal goals at the World Cup and wants to be among the top 10 wicket-takers in the event.The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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No kids ‘the secret to marital bliss’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 1 (ANI): Want your marriage to work? Then don't have kids, according to a major UK study.The research has found the magic formula for happiness in a relationship - and ... Read more...

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Christchurch earthquake damage is as bad as Haiti quake: Helen Clark


February 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has said that the earthquake in Christchurch is bad as the Haiti earthquake of 2010.According to the stuff.co.nz website, Clark visited Christchurch ... Read more...

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Black Caps need to treat WC match against Zimbabwe with caution: Doull


February 27th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): New Zealand would need to approach their next World Cup match against Zimbabwe in Ahmedabad with caution, following their loss to Australia in Nagpur, says former Black Cap player ... Read more...

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