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#New Zealand

# new-zealand - Friday 3 August, 2018

'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain

Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.

# new-zealand - Thursday 2 August, 2018

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to work 6 weeks after giving birth

Ardern’s partner, TV fishing show host Clarke Gayford, plans to be a stay-at-home dad.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From The42 SBW to miss out on Bledisloe clashes, Coles set for club duty Southern Hemisphere

SBW to miss out on Bledisloe clashes, Coles set for club duty

The All Blacks will take on Australia without the influential centre and hooker this month.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Seven-year-old girl gets sexist road sign changed

The New Zealand Transport Authority has agreed to change the road sign from “Linemen” to “Line crew”.

# new-zealand - Thursday 26 July, 2018

New Zealand to grant paid leave for domestic violence victims

New Zealand has a track record of being progressive on women’s issues – in 1893 it became the first country to give women the right to vote.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From The42 Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations Drugs In Rugby

Three New Zealand rugby players banned for doping violations

All three suspensions are for two-year periods.

# new-zealand - Thursday 5 July, 2018

# new-zealand - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From The42 Former All Black McAlister retires after 'one hell of a ride' Luke Who's Walking

Former All Black McAlister retires after 'one hell of a ride'

The versatile back moved to Toulon in 2017 but finished last season with a loan stint at Clermont.

# new-zealand - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Prime minister hopes women giving birth while in office will no longer be 'a novelty'

Jacinda Ardern brought her newborn daughter Neve home today.

# new-zealand - Friday 22 June, 2018

From The42 France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss C'est La Vie

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss

Steve Hansen says it’s “pointless” to complain about refereeing decisions ahead of this weekend’s final Test.

# new-zealand - Thursday 21 June, 2018

New Zealand prime minister gives birth to a baby girl

Jacinda Ardern becomes just the second world leader to give birth while in office.

From The42 All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale Teamsheets

All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale

After naming the same side for the first two Tests, Steve Hansen has shuffled his deck for Dunedin.

# new-zealand - Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 All Blacks wing Savea confirms long-rumoured Top 14 switch Bus En Route

All Blacks wing Savea confirms long-rumoured Top 14 switch

Savea scored 46 tries for New Zealand, second only to Doug Howlett on the try-scoring chart for the All Blacks.

From The42 Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision Free Fall

Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision

“Unlike the referee, we had the benefit of all the video footage, which showed various angles of the incident.”

# new-zealand - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card Leniency

All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card

Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

# new-zealand - Friday 15 June, 2018

From The42 'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture Injustice

'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture

The winger was shocked that the referee did not take action against the All Black players who fractured his skull in the first Test.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From The42 All Blacks coach Hansen names team for France rematch Unchanged

All Blacks coach Hansen names team for France rematch

The New Zealand coach is demanding more from his side, despite victory in the series opener last week.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From The42 A warning, but no further sanction for New Zealand pair after Grosso clash Black Ops

A warning, but no further sanction for New Zealand pair after Grosso clash

The citing commissioner decided that Ofa Tu’ungafasi’s shoulder-leading tackle was “just short of” a red card.

# new-zealand - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Controversial yellow the turning point as 8-try New Zealand rout France Black And Bleu

Controversial yellow the turning point as 8-try New Zealand rout France

The All Blacks racked up 41 points in the final half hour with France unable to recover from the setback.

# new-zealand - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From The42 Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history as Parra set for first France cap since 2015 Starting XV

Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history as Parra set for first France cap since 2015

New Zealand host the French in Saturday’s first Test in Auckland.

# new-zealand - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The42 'Bet where you think you're going to win': Why Ireland is trying to learn from New Zealand Grassroots To Great

'Bet where you think you're going to win': Why Ireland is trying to learn from New Zealand

New Zealand has punched above it weight in the last two Olympic Games thanks to a bold funding model.

# new-zealand - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The42 'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial Free The Nipple

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From The42 17 World Cup winners among 28 professional contracts for New Zealand women Women's Rugby

17 World Cup winners among 28 professional contracts for New Zealand women

The group of 28 does not include the country’s Sevens stars who bolstered their push for the World Cup in Ireland.

# new-zealand - Friday 18 May, 2018

Partner of New Zealand PM fought an 'agitated' shark while diving

“First bloke” Clarke Gayford hosts a fishing show.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From The42 'An awesome line we've now drawn in the sand': NZ Football gives pay parity to men and women's teams Pay Equality

'An awesome line we've now drawn in the sand': NZ Football gives pay parity to men and women's teams

Kiwi women’s football teams will now enjoy the same travel considerations, equal match fees and image rights as their male equivalents.

# new-zealand - Friday 20 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge New Zealand's leader Jacinda Ardern wore a traditional Māori cloak to meet the Queen Women In Power

New Zealand's leader Jacinda Ardern wore a traditional Māori cloak to meet the Queen

Ardern, as a woman, knew that all eyes would be on her wardrobe so she gave people a reason to look.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

New Zealand approves law to clear historical gay convictions

About 1,000 people will be eligible to apply to have their records cleared when the scheme takes effect next year.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From The42 All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season Legend

All Blacks legend Conrad Smith to hang up his boots at the end of the season

The 36-year-old won two World Cups with New Zealand.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

From The42 Former All Black and Samoan international Dylan Mika dies aged 45 RIP

Former All Black and Samoan international Dylan Mika dies aged 45

The flanker was a member of the All Blacks 1999 World Cup squad.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Pilotless flying taxis are being developed and trialled in New Zealand

Regulators late today approved plans to develop and test the futuristic air taxis.

# new-zealand - Friday 9 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ed Sheeran has just been branded a 'boring suck-up' on live television EdSheeran

Ed Sheeran has just been branded a 'boring suck-up' on live television

“And he ruined Game of Thrones.”

# new-zealand - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

From The42 Kaino ends All Blacks career and announces France switch Adieu

Kaino ends All Blacks career and announces France switch

New Zealand back row Jerome Kaino will move to France at the end of the Super Rugby season, ending his time as an All Black.

# new-zealand - Monday 26 February, 2018

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant' So Attractive This post contains videos

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'

Reporter Charles Wooley has landed himself in hot water with New Zealand viewers for his interview technique.

# new-zealand - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From The42 After over 100 career goals, Irish striker returns from New Zealand to join Galway United Boost

After over 100 career goals, Irish striker returns from New Zealand to join Galway United

Danny Furlong has linked up with Shane Keegan’s side.

# new-zealand - Friday 9 February, 2018

From The42 England have All Blacks' strength in depth - Shane Williams Tough Ask

England have All Blacks' strength in depth - Shane Williams

England’s strength in depth is comparable to the All Blacks, according to Wales legend Shane Williams.

# new-zealand - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Seven survivors from missing ferry found drifting in a dinghy on the Pacific Ocean

Six adults and a baby were on board the dinghy.

# new-zealand - Friday 19 January, 2018

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child Labour Party This post contains videos

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

# new-zealand - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From The42 Major coup for Wasps as three-year deal for All Black out-half is confirmed Perfect 10

Major coup for Wasps as three-year deal for All Black out-half is confirmed

Lima Sopoaga has announced he will leave New Zealand later in 2018 and sign for the Premiership side.

# new-zealand - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From The42 Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences Drugs In Rugby

Four New Zealand rugby players banned for doping offences

A New Zealand Sevens international and a former Black Fern have been suspended.