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French Freedom Camper Relieves Herself in Dunedin street

Freedom Camper does her business outside well-known Dunedin business. Video released of a woman crouching down outside a Dunedin business and, ahem, doing her business... Taking place in front...
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Should un-vaccinated Kiwi kids be banned from attending Kindergarten?

It's caused a lot of controversy across the Tasman, but it seems Kiwis have little to no interest in seeing the NZ government change our approach to un-vaccinated children. Australian...
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New Zealand creates a special underpass for little penguins to cross the road safely

A New Zealand town has built the country's first tunnel for penguins to halt the decline of its native bird population. Kororas, also known as "fairy penguins," are the smallest...
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7.3 Earthquake Pictures Flood on Social Media

Pictures are flooding in from the recent Canterbury earthquake. If you have any images please send them to [email protected] Over 50 aftershocks have been felt throughout New Zealand from the...
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New Zealand Parody Of BBC Interview With Kids Is Hilarious

Everyone remembers the viral BBC video of South Korea expert Professor Robert Kelly, being interrupted live-on-air by his two kids. The video spread fast and far, with parents, remote...
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A Theatre in New Zealand Just Made the Best All-Gender Restroom Sign

A theatre in Dunedin, a tiny city in the south of New Zealand with population of about 100,000 people, just became a world-leader in gender, ability and um... interplanetary...
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A Wild Kiwi Appears

Check out this amazing footage of a Kiwi Bird, originally uploaded on reddit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7C4IHgFKBs
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20 Amazing Places On Earth You Must Visit Once Before You Die

Planet Earth is full of amazing places to visit. One life is simply not enough to see them all, so here are our must-see locations... Here is our list of...
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5 of the best things to do in Wellington

New Zealand is a popular tourist destination famed for having a lot of sheep, strong sporting prowess - the country holds the record for having the most Olympic medals...
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37 Reasons Why Auckland Should Be The Capital City of New Zealand

Wellington, let's face it, your time is up! If you weren't the capital city of New Zealand, there wouldn't be any reason to talk about you on the news,...
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Too many people are visiting New Zealand and it’s causing problems!

After their flight was delayed leaving New Zealand, 53 elderly American tourists had to be put up in a Maori house because Auckland's hotels were full. Before being shown their...
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Sex workers and escorts listed as skilled workers by Immigration New Zealand

Migrants wanting to begin a new life in New Zealand can add another skill to their visa application. Would-be immigrants can now claim points as a skilled sex worker...
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Israel Folau: Religious Freedom or … ?

Love him or hate him. What do you think? Should a member of a national sporting team arguably vilify other people and expect no consequences? Here at IloveNZ, we have...
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Taranaki takes 2nd place in Lonely Planet’s “Top 10 Places in the World”

In good news for New Zealand, well-respected travel publication Lonely Planet has ranked Taranaki second in its Top 10 places to travel in 2017. The world's largest travel guide Lonely...
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New Zealand startup offers unlimited holiday and profit share to attract workers

New Zealand-based gaming company Rocketwerkz is attempting to entice employees from around the world. Perks include unlimited paid annual vacation, a share in the company’s profits, and no set...
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Fonterra & Alibaba trial blockchain to lift Chinese trust in NZ milk

To stop exported food fraud and increase China's trust in New Zealand products, Fonterra, New Zealand Post and Alibaba will trial Blockchain technology. The agreement between the three companies makes...
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Group of Kiwi’s steal Australian Island

Never ones to pass up the chance to add some fuel to the Australia/ New Zealand rivalry, six opportunistic Kiwi’s have taken it upon themselves to claim a small...
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Now I Know Why Everyone Loves Incredible New Zealand

Daily Mail Travel Editor Mark Palmer took an 8-day tour to New Zealand and now he can't stop talking about how great it is: New Zealand, the land of the...
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Auckland “too much like China”

Winston Peters, New Zealand First leader, has been recently talking about immigration and the Auckland housing market. He discussed an email he received from a Chinese real estate agent who...
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Australia Seizes Kiwi’s Passport after he Abuses a Friendly Quokka

Christchurch property developer Bevan Hames, 37, threw a quokka into an Australian river to prove to his mates that they can swim. The animal managed to swim to shore and appeared...
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Penis-shaped Flight for Testicular Cancer

Recently, pilot and owner of advertising agency The Goat Farm, Vaughn Davis took a penis-shaped flight path across Auckland. Davis said the 50-kilometer flight was in the name of...
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A toolkit for Women’s Marchers: New Zealand

Women's Marchers, unite! If you're still feeling the fire of feminist fury, Alex Casey has compiled this list of activities and associations across New Zealand. Now is the time...
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Banned: Plastic Bags in New Zealand

2019 has dawned and so has a new era in supermarkets across New Zealand. All single-use plastic bags are now banned. Countdown supermarkets stopped providing the single-use...
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6 Best Remote Tourist Destinations In New Zealand!

Anyone who has visited New Zealand will tell you that it is a dream destination. The kiwi homeland has much to offer, so much in fact that you'll never...
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A guide to Skiing in NZ

If you're keen on skiing, New Zealand offers some of the most fantastic ski fields in the world. Whether experienced or just a beginner, you will find many fantastic...
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Kiwi tourist detained in Kazakhstan after immigration refused to believe New Zealand was not...

Tourist Chloe Phillips-Harris was arrested at the Kazakhstan boarder Immigration officers did not believe that New Zealand was a country Officials believed that New Zealand was really a...
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New Zealand housing among world’s least affordable

According to The Economist, New Zealand's housing market is officially among the least affordable in the world. New Zealand comes top of three of five metrics measuring the most expensive...
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New Zealand Ranked Least Corrupt Country In 2018

New Zealand's public sector has been ranked the least corrupt in the world in an annual global index. New Zealand scored 89 out of 100 in non-government organisation Transparency International's...
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New Zealand Games Industry Thriving Thanks to Kiwi Ingenuity

The New Zealand game development industry is thriving, filled with developers of all sorts making the games they want to see in the world. The industry’s growth has lead to...
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5 MUST SEE PLACES IN NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful destinations. You will not be surprised that this wonderland attracts an endless number of international travelers. Most travelers head...
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40yo NZ goose in bisexual love triangle with swans dies

Thomas a visually impaired, bisexual goose, who spent his later years in a strange love triangle, has died. Thomas became well known with the residents of Waimanu Lagoon on the...
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Kiwi Cop forces man to the ground with a finger gun

Sometimes you you just have to improvise, and this Kiwi cop forced man to the ground using nothing but a finger gun .... and it worked! Cops draw gun...
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Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

Everybody knows that there are seven continents. We learn this fact as children and it never, ever changes because let's face it, why would it? But hold onto your...
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Top 4 Must-Do Hikes in New Zealand

Interested in hiking? Here are New Zealand's top 4 must-do hikes. Mt Brewster Those who relax in the mountains will fall in love with this place. The hike starts at Fantail Falls,...
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Free Movement Between Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand Proposed Post-Brexit

A non-profit group which promotes movement freedom between Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand is going to submit its plan to the UK government. Great Britain has officially declared its departure from the...
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A breath of fresh air: Wellington named one of the world’s cleanest capital cities

Many people know that Wellington as the windiest city in the world. In spite of this, the freshness of Wellington’s air has been ranked second on a table of...
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Looking for a Place to Start a New Life? Here are 10 of...

Do you ever feel like you're not living the life you imagined?  Like maybe there is a place, somewhere, that is just more in line with the real you? Many...
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NZ ranked the 4th Safest country in the world

Every year the Global Peace Index is published, this report ranks the most peaceful and most dangerous countries in the globe. The report published by the think tank Institute...
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Which Kiwi beach is one of the world’s 5 best hidden gems?

A few days have passed since TripAdvisor declared it’s top 10 beaches in New Zealand, and another survey has revealed that New Zealand has one of the world’s best...
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A massive win: New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave

New Zealand has passed legalisation that grants victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to enable them to leave their partners, find new homes, and secure themselves and...
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‘Kiwi-first’ Immigration Crackdown

New Zealand's immigration minister Michael Woodhouse recently announced New Zealand will tighten access to skilled work visas. This announcement follows the United States and Australia both announcing similar immigration...
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Taco Bell will open in New Zealand soon

After a long wait, it has been revealed that Taco Bell will open it's first NZ store. The country's largest KCF franchisee Restarunt Brands, plans to open Taco Bell stores...
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Popular New Zealand Instagram comedian Johnny Danger dies in motorcycle crash

Instagram comedian Johnny Danger died after a motorcycle crash on Wednesday. Close friend of Johnny, Julian Rivers-Smith confirmed that Johnny was killed in the crash. On the intersection of Dairy Flat...
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Why are so many Indian students coming to New Zealand?

With the amount of money New Zealand makes from international students, it’s easy to see how the industry has succumbed to fraud and corruption. In fact, international students are...
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Ed Sheeran loved New Zealand so much: wants to become a citizen

Is Ed Sheeran a future Kiwi? The 26-year-old British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently returned home after taking a year off from the music industry. During his trip, he spent time...
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5 things that will happen now that Bill English is the Prime Minister

Congrats Bill English, New Zealand looks forward to your leadership. Maybe because Bill English is so damn boring, it will be good for NZ. We have had many years of...
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American Flees US To Escape Donald Trump, ends up in NZ

Gary Belis arrived in New Zealand to escape Donald Trump, but he isn't sure it's far enough. "I left the day before Trump's inauguration. As soon as people hear my American...
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12 Off The Beaten Track Places on New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand's South Island is home to stunning views and adventure locations, some remote and hard to reach. Here are 12 off-the-beaten-track places on the South Island that every adventurer...

Russian News confuses New Zealand with Japan

Russia's state-run television network Russia Today got New Zealand and Japan confused on a map. The news channel labelled New Zealand as Japan...
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5 Incredible Natural Pools from Around the World

For centuries people have looked to baths for health benefits and relaxation. Natural hot springs and ocean pools deliver stunning views and an unforgettable experience. We've put together 5 incredible natural...
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