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Massive 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes south of New Zealand

The undersea quake struck in the remote Southern Ocean - south of the country - early on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. It was recorded at a shallow depth of 10km (6 miles), just 211km (140 miles) west of the sub-Antarctic Auckland Island, off New Zealand's South Island. No tsunami warnin

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 02:05:00

Parker vs Fury: New Zealand's Joseph Parker hopes to become superstar like the All Blacks

The New Zealand heavyweight defends his WBO title against Britain's Hughie Fury at Manchester Arena this Saturday night. It is his first fight in Britain and just his fourth outside of New Zealand or Samoa. Parker feels it will be the start of him becoming worldwide known as he arrives in the hotbed

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 21:30:00

New Zealand officials cancel flights due to fuel shortage

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand's lawmakers and public employees were told Tuesday to cancel all nonessential flights to and from Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation's largest airport continued to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people. The main pipeline that carries jet fuel

CTVNEWS.CA - 2017-09-20 00:41:00

New Zealand jet fuel 'debacle' disrupts election campaign and chokes off exports

Broken fuel supply pipe results in 3,000 people a day being affected by cancelled flights as fuel rationing is expected to continue until Sunday New Zealand prime minister Bill English has ordered his campaign team to avoid air travel as the jet fuel shortage bites. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-20 01:21:28

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes south of New Zealand: US Geological Survey

The quake, at a shallow depth of 10 km (6 miles), was recorded 211 km (140 miles) west of the sub-Antarctic Auckland Island, off New Zealand's South Island, the USGS said. There were no tsunami warnings issued immediately after the quake. An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 magnitude stru

INDIAN EXPRESS - 2017-09-20 03:24:00

The Rugby Debate: South Africa and New Zealand's rivalry is dead and buried now

You can understand why Springbok supporters would have spent the rest of Saturday propped up at the bar with their heads in their hands. Losing 57-0 to the All Blacks is excruciating at any time of day. Having to watch your country take that kind of pummeling in the morning, owing to time difference

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 09:11:00

How to Raise the Rarest Kiwi

FRANZ JOSEF, NEW ZEALAND-When I first see the kiwi chick, I briefly wonder if I'm actually looking at a real animal. It's a grapefruit-sized sphere of fluff with an adorably short version of an adult's long beak. When it sits still in its dark, red-lit enclosure, it looks indistinguishable from some

THE ATLANTIC - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

New Zealand's 2nd ODI against England in February moved out of McLean Park due to turfing repairs

New Zealand has changed the venue of its second one-day international against England in February to Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui from Napier's McLean Park due to a delay in re-turfing the troubled venue. Wellington: New Zealand has changed the venue of its second one-day international against Engla

FIRSTPOST - 2017-09-20 12:25:39

New Zealand Q2 Current Account Deficit NZ$1.598 Billion

(RTTNews) - New Zealand posted a seasonally adjusted current account deficit of NZ$1.598 billion in the second quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Wednesday. That follows the NZ$2.2.85 billion shortfall in the three months prior. On a yearly basis, New Zealand's current account deficit w

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-20 01:46:20

'Moana' is helping young New Zealanders keep in touch with the Maori language

Moana broke the mold with its portrayal of Polynesian culture on the big screen. In New Zealand, this celebration of heritage is having a real impact, where a translated version of the movie is helping make the Mori language appealing to young people, according to a report in The New York Times. On

MASHABLE - 2017-09-20 02:35:57

Davis Cup: India to face either China or New Zealand in 2nd round of 2018 edition after receiving 1st round bye

London: Top seeded India got a bye in the first round of next year's Davis Cup in the Asia/Oceania group I as draw was made for the competition, dubbed as World Cup of tennis. File image of Indian Davis Cup team. Image courtesy: Twitter @DavisCup India had lost to hosts Canada 2-3 in the World Group

FIRSTPOST - 2017-09-20 18:16:16

AP Interview: New Zealand PM wants to extend economic gains

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is fighting to keep his job when the nation votes in the general election on Saturday. He was finance minister for eight years before taking the top job in December when his predecessor, John Key, unexpectedly resigned. English, 55, is campaigning on his succe

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

AP Interview: New Zealand hopeful targets sustainable growth

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Jacinda Ardern has been riding a wave of popularity since taking over as New Zealand's opposition leader last month. The 37-year-old is hoping to unseat conservative Prime Minister Bill English, 55, when the nation votes in the general election on Saturday. Ardern's liberal

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-20 08:29:00

New Zealand National Party Surges to Poll Lead Ahead of Election

New Zealand's ruling National Party surged back into the lead over the main opposition Labour Party in an opinion poll published three days before a general election. National had 46 percent support in the One News/Colmar Brunton poll broadcast Wednesday in Wellington, up from 40 percent in the prev

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-20 06:20:35

New Zealand Ultrasound Systems Market Outlook to 2022

LONDON, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New Zealand Ultrasound Systems Market Outlook to 2022SummaryGlobalData's new report, "New Zealand Ultrasound Systems Market Outlook to 2022", provides key market data on the New Zealand Ultrasound Systems market. The report provides value, in millions of US dol

CNBC - 2017-09-20 20:52:00

New Zealand jet fuel rationing to run for days; disrupts air travel

WELLINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - A jet fuel shortage debacle disrupting thousands of travellers in New Zealand's largest city, Auckland, would likely last for eight more days, an oil industry spokesman said on Wednesday. The shortage has caused widespread disruption to air travel since the weekend,

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 01:15:49

Poll gives New Zealand's Nationals nine point lead after final TV debate before vote

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's ruling National Party regained a wide lead over the opposition Labour Party in an opinion poll on Wednesday after party leaders went head-to-head in the final debate before Saturday's election. It was the second poll in recent weeks to show Prime Minister Bill E

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 09:37:10

England's NZ focus should be 2018, not World Cup - 'winning guru'

LONDON (Reuters) - Humphrey Walters, the man behind the man who transformed England's rugby team into world champions, says the current squad need to forget about Japan 2019 when they face New Zealand next year in their first clash for four years. There was no medal, no MBE and certainly no knighth

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 17:55:27

Jet Fuel Shortage Disrupts Travel To-From New Zealand's Main Airport

As many as three dozen domestic and international flights at New Zealand's Auckland Airport have been canceled Tuesday as it struggles to deal with a weeklong fuel shortage. New Zealand's main airport has lost 70 percent of its jet fuel supplies since a digger ruptured the main pipeline that carries

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-19 08:59:34

In New Zealand, a Translated 'Moana' Bolsters an Indigenous Language

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - The families lined up at the theater above a shopping mall here in New Zealand's biggest city and filed past posters for Stephen King's "It" and "Captain Underpants" for a film unlike any they had ever seen - the Disney hit, "Moana," translated into the indigenous language of

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-19 07:00:00