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7-magnitude quake hits New Zealand


July 4th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 4 (IANS) An undersea quake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand but there was no report of damage or casualty, authorities said Wednesday.The tremor occurred ... Read more...

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Actress Lucy Lawless arrested


February 28th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, New Zealand, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shell’s plan to drill five exploratory wells in the Arctic received a major boost when the police removed six protesters including actress Lucy Lawless from ... Read more...

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Kiwi bar club owner, Indian student spar over racism, groping row


November 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Plymouth (New Zealand), Nov.10 (ANI): A high-profile New Plymouth nightclub owner is brushing off allegations of racism after an Indian student claims he was denied entry because of his ethnicity.According ... Read more...

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Pak looking to rope in Lahore-born Aussie player for Davis cup tie against Kiwis


April 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan's star tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is trying to rope in an Australian tennis player of Pakistani origin to boost his country's chances in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Black Sticks player Bhana is big hit


March 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Priyesh Bhana is a New Zealander but his Indian roots and his sizzling runs have made him a crowd favourite in the ongoing Hockey World Cup. The ... Read more...

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New Zealand taxi-drivers “arming themselves” after Hiren Mohini’s killing


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 2(ANI): Shocked by the killing of Indian-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini in Auckland's suburb on Sunday, several taxi drivers in the country are carrying weapons to protect themselves from ... Read more...

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Single New Zealanders flock to online dating sites


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 2 (ANI): Kiwis who are single are said to have hyped up online dating through January as more and more turn to dating websites to find love.Paul Ford, spokesman ... Read more...

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Prince William welcomed with traditional Maori kiss in New Zealand


January 18th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): Prince William was greeted by Maori leaders with a traditional welcome reserved for a chief as he inaugurated a new Supreme Court building in New Zealand.The second ... Read more...

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Kiwi mum says she plays Bach to help cannabis plants grow!


November 24th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): A Kiwi woman has revealed in court that she plays Bach to her cannabis plants to help them grow.Zarah Murphy, 29, a mother-of-four, grew 20 dope plants in ... Read more...

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Indian-origin NZ editor’s mag becomes UK’s first women’s publication with erection pictorial


September 8th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 8 (ANI): An Indian-origin editor of a women's erotic magazine from New Zealand has finally become successful in publishing explicit pictures of a sexually aroused man, after a huge controversy ... Read more...

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NZ women’s erotic mag under fire over pics of a man with erection


September 8th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 8 (ANI): A women's erotic magazine from New Zealand has given rise to a controversy in the UK by publishing explicit pictures of a sexually aroused man.Earlier this year, Editor ... Read more...

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New Zealand Earth Quake: No Casualties Reported


July 15th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
An earthquake had reportedly struck the south of New Zealand on Wednesday, thus triggering a possible Tsunami warning. The earth quake seems to have caused minor damage but no injuries were ... Read more...

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Dime of prevention can save millions worth of injuries at home


February 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Many houses are exposed to hazards that end in claims running into millions of dollars every year as well as resulting in pain and suffering to individuals and ... Read more...

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Dog that died saving children to get animal bravery award


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 22 (DPA) George, a Jack Russell terrier that died saving five children being attacked by pit bulls in New Zealand two years ago, is to get Britain's highest award for ... Read more...

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Eating fish, bread and cereals makes kids smarter


January 19th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 19 (ANI): Wondering how to make your kids smarter? Well, giving them fish once a week and feeding them with bread and cereals four times a day can make ... Read more...

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