New Zealand

  • Ronchi excels as New Zealand all out for 230

    South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, guided home by a captain's knock from AB de Villiers.

  • New Zealand government agenda: surplus, flag vote

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's prime minister laid out a three-year government agenda Tuesday that includes returning the country's books to surplus, conducting a vote on whether to change the nation's flag, and tightening the rules on terrorist fighters.

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  • Catherine Deneuve & Cate Blanchett Cure the Common Cold

    Photo: Dan Saelinger/Trunk Archive You’re in the office, rooting around Uniqlo, on a bus, a plane, or trundling along the street and feeling just fine—and then you hear a sneeze.  Turn and run.  If you do not, you will walk into the sneeze cloud.  The air in a sneeze cloud is strangely thick, and…

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  • Ronchi leads NZ to 230 in 1st ODI vs South Africa

    MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (AP) — Luke Ronchi struck a personal best 99 from 83 balls to halt an unfolding collapse and lead New Zealand to 230 as it batted first Tuesday in the series-opening limited-overs cricket international against South Africa.

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  • Carter in All Blacks squad for US, Britain tour

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — World rugby's top points scorer, Dan Carter, has been included in the All Blacks squad to play tests in the United States and Britain next month after satisfying selectors he is fully fit.

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  • Proteas win toss, bowl in first New Zealand ODI

    Mount Maunganui (New Zealand) (AFP) - South Africa won the toss and elected to bowl first in the opening one-day international against New Zealand at Bay Oval on Tuesday.

  • South Africa beats NZ by 6 wickets in 1st ODI

    MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (AP) — Captain A.B. de Villiers top-scored with an unbeaten 89 as South Africa completed a six-wicket win over New Zealand in a limited-overs cricket international Tuesday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

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  • USA to have top players for All Blacks test

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The United States has reached an agreement that will allow it to include leading players based in Britain, France and Japan in its team to play New Zealand in a rugby test in Chicago on Nov. 1.

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  • South Africa wins toss, bowls vs New Zealand

    MOUNT MAUNGANUI, New Zealand (AP) — South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and chose to bowl Tuesday in the first one-day cricket international against New Zealand at the Bay Oval.

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  • New Zealand, South Africa launch WCup preparation

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two of the strongest contenders to win next year's Cricket World Cup, New Zealand and South Africa, begin their preparations for the tournament Tuesday in the first match of a three-match one-day international series.

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  • Top Asian News at 6:30 p.m. GMT

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists camped in the streets now for a fourth week. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told…

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