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On this day…in 1840

Under the leadership of British statesman Edward G. Wakefield, the first British colonists to New Zealand arrive at Port Nicholson on Auckland Island. In 1642,...

25 million years ago, penguins used to be huge

A tall and elegant race of penguins inhabited what is now New Zealand 25 million years ago, scientists have learned. The bird stood over 4ft...

The Haka is losing its potency in the World Cup

New Zealand's haka is in danger of losing its impact because it's being performed too often at the Rugby World Cup, warns South Africa coach...

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