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New Zealand: Island country in the South Pacific
New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It consists of two main landmasses—the North Island and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands, covering a total area of 268,021 square kilometres (103,500 sq mi). New Zealand is about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the islands of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. The country's varied topography and sharp mountain peaks, including the Southern Alps, owe much to tectonic uplift and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, and its most populous city is Auckland.

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Italians launch America's Cup yacht, all teams now testing [Video]

Italians launch America's Cup yacht, all teams now testing

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Tens of thousands of New Zealanders throng Eden Park for Bledisloe Cup rugby test

Auckland hosted a rare sight on Sunday - a sports fixture with tens of thousands of fans as nearly 47,000 supporters gathered in Eden park to watch New Zealand beat Australia.

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New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election

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Ardern’s Labour Party wins New Zealand election [Video]

Ardern’s Labour Party wins New Zealand election

Ardern’s opponent Collins concedes defeat after trailing with a quarter of the votes to be counted.

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Ardern wins second term in office after New Zealand election landslide [Video]

Ardern wins second term in office after New Zealand election landslide

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has won a second term in office inan election landslide of historic proportions. With most of the votes counted,Ms Ardern’s liberal Labour Party was..

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New Zealand elections: Final day of campaigning before Saturday vote [Video]

New Zealand elections: Final day of campaigning before Saturday vote

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"Sorry sunshine, wrong place": NZ Deputy PM [Video]

"Sorry sunshine, wrong place": NZ Deputy PM

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters rebuked a question from a coronavirus sceptic at an election campaign event in Tauranga on Tuesday (October 13).

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U.S. Doctors Fleeing To New Zealand

U.S. Doctors Fleeing To New Zealand

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Lorde teases possible new music in 2021 [Video]

Lorde teases possible new music in 2021

Lorde has called on her fans to make sure they vote in the upcoming election in New Zealand.

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Ardern maintains strong election lead: poll [Video]

Ardern maintains strong election lead: poll

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's party is projected to be one seat short of being able to govern alone, and has a double-digit lead over its rival, with just over a week to the general..

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New Zealand lifts Auckland virus limits [Video]

New Zealand lifts Auckland virus limits

Coronavirus restrictions in New Zealand's largest city will be lifted this week, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Ardern wishes Trump well, votes in general election [Video]

Ardern wishes Trump well, votes in general election

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sent her "best wishes for a speedy recovery" to U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania on Saturday who had both tested positive for the..

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New Zealand police perform haka to honour ex-colleague Sergeant Matt Ratana [Video]

New Zealand police perform haka to honour ex-colleague Sergeant Matt Ratana

Police officers in New Zealand perform a haka in memory of Sergeant MattRatana four days after he was shot dead inside a custody centre in London. Thegroup of officers carried out the traditional Maori..

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Hopes for NZ Australia travel bubble revived [Video]

Hopes for NZ Australia travel bubble revived

Travel between New Zealand and some states of Australia is possible before the end of the year, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday. Libby Hogan reports.

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Murdered Met officer shot at police station is named [Video]

Murdered Met officer shot at police station is named

A Metropolitan Police officer shot dead inside a south London custody suite bya handcuffed suspect armed with a revolver has been named as 54-year-oldSergeant Matiu Ratana. Known as Matt to his family..

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New Zealand parliament dissolved for election [Video]

New Zealand parliament dissolved for election

New Zealand's parliament was dissolved on Sunday (September 6), in a ceremony that fired the starting pistol on campaigning ahead of an October 17 election.

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Facebook limits Messenger forwards to curb misinformation [Video]

Facebook limits Messenger forwards to curb misinformation

Social media giant Facebook is putting a cap on how many times a message can be forwarded on Messenger. The company has limited the forwards of a message to five at once for the sake of curbing..

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NZ livestock ship missing in storm off Japan [Video]

NZ livestock ship missing in storm off Japan

Japan's coastguard rescued one person in the search for a cargo ship carrying nearly 6,000 cattle and dozens of crew members that went missing in the East China Sea after issuing a distress signal as..

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