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Major new fault found in New Zealand capital

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A new geological fault capable of generating a 7.1-magnitude earthquake has been found in Wellington, confirming the New Zealand capital’s status as one of the world’s most seismically active cities, scientists revealed Wednesday.

Posted: October 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New Zealand leader wants flag vote held next year

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Fresh off a big election win, New Zealand Prime Minster John Key says he wants the nation to vote next year on changing its flag.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Diplomatic row flares between Israel, New Zealand

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A diplomatic row has flared between Israel and New Zealand after officials from the South Pacific nation said their new ambassador was rejected by Israel because he’s also an envoy to the Palestinian Authority.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gunman in New Zealand kills 2, flees on bicycle

In this undated photo provided by New Zealand Police, John Henry Tully, 48, poses for a photo. A manhunt for Tully is underway Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, after police said a gunman killed two people and injured a third at an unemployment office before escaping on a bicycle in Ashburton, New Zealand.  AP Photo/New Zealand Police

A New Zealand town was on high alert Monday as police hunted for a gunman they say killed two people and injured a third at an unemployment office before fleeing on a bicycle.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New Zealand lawmaker under fire over Asian race ‘joke’

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A high-profile New Zealand lawmaker was accused of racism Monday after making what he called a “joke” at the expense of Asians as he railed against Chinese investment in the country’s farming sector.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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