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Southernmost of the two main islands in New Zealand

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South Island: Southernmost of the two main islands in New Zealand
The South Island, also officially named Te Waipounamu, is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand in surface area; the other being the smaller but more populous North Island. It is bordered to the north by Cook Strait, to the west by the Tasman Sea, and to the south and east by the Pacific Ocean. The South Island covers 150,437 square kilometres (58,084 sq mi), making it the world's 12th-largest island. It has a temperate climate.

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Christchurch mosques attacker charged with terrorism

christchurch mosques attacker charged with terrorism
Wellington, May 21 (IANS) The man accused of committing the Christchurch mosques shootings on March 15 was charged on Tuesday with terrorism, New Zealand Police said. Fifty-one people were killed in..
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Tracks Of Extinct Giant Bird Found In New Zealand

tracks of extinct giant bird found in new zealand
A New Zealand man recently came across the first tracks of an extinct giant flightless bird ever found on the nation’s South Island, Quartz reported. The footprints of the moa, driven to extinction..
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New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat [Video]New Zealand police arrest man in Christchurch after reports of bomb threat

New Zealand police arrest a man in Christchurch on Tuesday following reports of a possible bomb threat in the city, where 50 people were killed in shootings by a lone gunman in two mosques in March...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Prince William comforts Christchurch survivors, speaks of grief in his own life [Video]Prince William comforts Christchurch survivors, speaks of grief in his own life

The Duke of Cambridge, Britain's Prince William, visited Christchurch's al Noor mosque on Friday where over 40 people were killed on March 15 when a lone gunman opened fire on worshippers. Rough cut..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published

New Zealand's Ardern visits city where shooter lived [Video]New Zealand's Ardern visits city where shooter lived

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern visited the city of Dunedin on Wednesday, where the Christchurch shooter lived. Ardern visited an early childhood centre where she read a book to children, and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:44Published

Damage to New Zealand's collapsed bridge revealed [Video]Damage to New Zealand's collapsed bridge revealed

Parts of New Zealand's Westland have been washed away during a heavy storm that lashed New Zealand's remote West Coast. Rough cut - no reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

 
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