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Tsunami Hits New Zealand After Series Of Strong Quakes

By Charlotte Greenfield | WELLINGTON An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck central New Zealand just after midnight (1102 GMT Sunday), the U.S. Geological Survey said, generating a tsunami that hit the northeast coast of the South Island. New Zealand’s Civil Defence warned residents along the country’s entire east coast to seek higher ground.

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Pokemon Go Hunters Snare Real Thief in New Zealand

WELLINGTON, Sept 1  – Some New Zealand fans of the smartphone game PokemonGo caught more than they bargained for when they grabbed a thief who broke into a car and held him until police arrived. The young people were out hunting virtual cartoon characters in the North Island town of Napier on Wednesday night, when

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Pizza by Drone – Unmanned Air Delivery Set To Take Off in New Zealand

By Rebecca Howard and Byron Kaye WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Aug 25  – A New Zealand pizza chain aims to become the world’s first company to offer a commercial drone delivery service, a milestone in the once-unthinkable quest to save time and money with an air-borne supply chain dispensing with people. Some of the world’s biggest companies including

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