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‘The beauty of Test cricket’: New Zealand rearguard snatch thrilling draw in India

Debutant Rachin Ravindra and No 11 batter Ajaz Patel combined in a stunning rearguard to secure New Zealand’s thrilling draw in the opening Test against

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‘We saw everyone drop’: bee swarm stops play in New Zealand cricket match

It’s usually rain that stops play in New Zealand, but on Sunday it was the unfamiliar sight of a swarm of bees that brought a

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Chris Cairns faces ‘long road to recovery’ after spinal stroke and heart surgery

Chris Cairns has said he faces a “long road to recovery” after suffering a spinal stroke following emergency heart surgery last month. The former New

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New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns in intensive care in Sydney

The former New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns is in intensive care at a Sydney hospital after suffering a life-threatening health problem. Cairns, 51, had

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Ardern says climate crisis is ‘life or death’ as New Zealand landmark report calls for sweeping changes

Climate Commission recommends shift to electric cars, large-scale agricultural reform and an end to reliance on gas in homes New Zealand has been handed a

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Ardern and Morrison present united front on China, warning of ‘those who seek to divide us’

The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, during a press conference

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New Zealand flooding: state of emergency in Canterbury, with hundreds evacuated

Hundreds of people have been evacuated and many more face the risk of abandoning their homes in New Zealand’s Canterbury region as heavy rains raise

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Neil Finn on the return of Crowded House: ‘I am ultimately very optimistic about the world’

Neil Finn, New Zealand music’s jovial elder statesman, is remembering his best friend and bandmate Paul Hester. He recalls the Crowded House drummer holding Finn’s

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Jacinda Ardern hosts Scott Morrison for New Zealand talks

The New Zealand and Australian prime ministers, Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison, have met in Queenstown on Sunday, their first talks in person since Covid-19