News about 'New Zealand'

Mar 26, 2013

Baby left with note inside a car in New Zealand, while mother goes shopping (Photo)

Baby left with note inside a car in New Zealand, while mother goes shopping (Photo)
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A baby left with a note inside a car was seen in a parking lot in New Zealand, as shown in the photo below. The mother, who wrote the letter, went shopping at Porirua Pak’nSave supermarket, and risk the safety of her baby inside the car, alone and sleeping. Baby left with a note inside […]


Dec 19, 2012

Extinct Whale Found: Pygmy Right Whale Findings Released (Photo)

Extinct whale found
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An extinct whale findings was released by the Proceedings of the Royal Society B on Tuesday, December 18, 2012, according to a Live Science report. Pygmy Right Whale Image Credit: Darryl Wilson, University of Otago Reports say that the pygmy right whale was already extinct for about two million years. The extinct whale is believed […]


Nov 22, 2012

Helicopter found 8 years later in New Zealand Mountain (Photo)

Helicopter found 8 years later
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A helicopter was found 8 years later in the remote area of Fiordland in New Zealand, after it went missing in early January 2004. The chopper, found on Thanksgiving Day, reportedly disappeared in the mountainous South Island area after losing contact with air traffic controllers. Helicopter found 8 years later in wreckage Image Credit: New […]


Nov 20, 2012

Mount Doom Likely To Blow In The Coming Weeks

Mount Ruapehu or Mount Doom
By in Australia, Environment, Science, World No comments

Mount Ruapehu, a volcano in New Zealand better known as Mount Doom in the “Lord of the Rings” movies, is likely to blow, several science news sites reported on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Mount Ruapehu aka Mount Doom Image Credit: Matt Angland /Wikipedia According to reports, New Zealand‘s Department of Conservation (DOC) has warned hikers […]


Jun 6, 2012

Miss New Zealand Universe 2012 Avianca Bohm, third runner-up Monique Cooley not New Zealand citizens

Miss New Zealand 2012 winner and runner up
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Miss New Zealand Universe 2012 winner Avianca Bohm may be dethroned because she was found to be not a New Zealand citizen, and the local organizers knew about it prior the coronation night; with third runner-up Monique Cooley having the same problem. Miss New Zealand Universe 2012 winner Avianca Bohm (left) and third runner-up Monique […]


Jan 22, 2012

Laura Dekker, 16, becomes ‘youngest sailor’ to complete solo voyage around the world

Laura Dekker, 16, becomes 'youngest sailor' to complete solo voyage around the world
By in Amazing, Europe, Lifestyle, Travel, World No comments

Laura Dekker, a 16-year old Dutch citizen, is now being considered as the youngest sailor to complete a solo voyage around the world on Saturday, January 21, 2012, aboard a sailboat named ‘Guppy‘. ‘Youngest sailor’ Laura Dekker, arriving in Sint Maarten after completing her solo voyage around the world Image Credit: AP As noted at […]


Jan 7, 2012

New Zealand hot air balloon crash leaves no survivors including 10 passengers and pilot

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A hot air balloon crashed in Wellington, New Zealand on Saturday, January 7, 2012 after it went into flames up high, with 11 people killed including five couples and the pilot. As noted at New Zealand news sites that day, the incident happened at around 7.30am (NZ time) at Somerset Road in Carterton, a town […]


Dec 7, 2011

Albino Snail Powelliphanta Found In New Zealand (Photo)

Giant Albino Snail
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A group of hikers in New Zealand found a giant albino snail, various international news sites reported on Monday, December 5, 2011. The giant albino snail, as shown below, was said to be at least 10 years old and believed to be a meat-eating snail. The Giant Albino Snail Credit: Maria Brooks “It is a […]


Dec 3, 2011

Giant Weta: World’s biggest insect found in New Zealand, eats carrots (Photo)

Giant-Weta-Worlds-biggest-New-Zealand-eats-carrot
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An entomologist reportedly found on what could be the world’s biggest insect, known as the Giant Weta, which was seen in New Zealand, as shown in the photo below. World’s biggest insect (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: Mark Moffett/Minden/Solent According to Daily Mail on Friday, December 2, 2011, American entomologist Mark Moffett found the […]


Nov 25, 2011

Partial solar eclipse on Black Friday 2011, November 25, not to be seen by US shoppers

Partial-solar-eclipse-Black-Friday-2011-November-25
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A partial solar eclipse will happen on Black Friday 2011, November 25, but US shoppers will not be able to witness it. Illustration of partial solar eclipse on Friday, November 25, 2011 (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: Starry Night Software As noted at Space.com on Thursday, the solar eclipse will be widely seen from […]