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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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Politicians urge people to buy Australian wine

Legislators from a global cross-party alliance on China urged people to buy Australian wine on Tuesday, posting a video in response to trade sanctions on wine imported from Australia. Libby Hogan..

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West Indies cricketers banned from training for three days after NZ quarantine breaches

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New Zealand's PM unveils diverse new cabinet

Jacinda Ardern appointed on Monday the most diverse cabinet in New Zealand's history, with a Maori woman taking up the position of foreign minister. Flora Bradley-Watson reports.

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

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NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever [Video]

NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever

[NFA] New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of color, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win [Video]

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has described her landslide electionvictory as an endorsement of her government’s efforts to stamp out thecoronavirus and reboot the economy. A day after..

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

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 [Video]

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

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her center-left Labour Party in half a century on Saturday as voters rewarded her for strong leadership, particularly throughout..

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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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