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Christchurch's quake-hit cathedral to come downupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 06:11:00

The remains of what was Christchurch Cathedral, whose shattered spire became a symbol of the New Zealand city's quake devastation, is to be dismantled after Anglican church officials said the earthquake had damaged the structure of the iconic church beyond repair.

Dark day for Christchurchupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 06:11:00

CNN's Anna Coren takes an initial look at the devastation from an earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Rebuilding Christchurch after the quakeupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 23:43:00

The mayor of Christchurch, New Zealand, discusses the city's future and what it would take to attract foreign investors.

Christchurch marks quake anniversaryupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 23:43:00

For the residents of Christchurch, New Zealand, time stopped at 12.51pm on February 22, 2011, when a massive earthquake ripped through the city, destroying homes, lives and businesses.

Andy Murray tries road tennisupdated: Thu Jan 19 2012 09:16:00

Andy Murray tests out a Caribbean twist on the game of tennis, challenging former boxing champion David Haye.

Camel saddle and baseball caps on list of royal gifts updated: Wed Jan 11 2012 08:31:00

What do you give the person who has everything? Well, a camel saddle, mosquito traps and a hatstand full of baseball caps were among the gifts handed to British royals during their overseas trips last year, an official list released Tuesday shows.

Duchess of Cambridge at film premiereupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 08:31:00

The Duchess of Cambridge, celebrating her birthday, attends the UK premiere of "War Horse." CNN's Max Foster reports.

String of quakes rattles New Zealand city of Christchurchupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 04:25:00

A series of earthquakes struck New Zealand near the city of Christchurch on Friday, causing damage and disruption in an area still recovering from a powerful quake in February.

All Blacks star Guildford sorry for naked drunken fracasupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 10:04:00

A New Zealand rugby star has apologized for his reported alcohol-fueled incident last week, when the 2011 World Cup winner is said to have entered a Cook Islands bar naked and wet before assaulting two patrons.

New Zealand pays homage to its rugby heroes updated: Mon Oct 24 2011 11:18:00

New Zealand woke up to a giant collective hangover Monday as the rugby-mad nation savored its triumph in the World Cup final in Auckland.

New Zealand celebrates World Cup winupdated: Mon Oct 24 2011 11:18:00

All Black fans flood the streets of Auckland to celebrate New Zealand's first Rugby World Cup title in 24 years.

McCaw warns against complacency ahead of World Cup finalupdated: Sat Oct 22 2011 19:39:00

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is warning his side against complacency as they go into Sunday's Rugby World Cup final against France as odds-on favorites to lift the William Webb Ellis trophy.

Stranded American researcher evacuated from South Pole updated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:29:00

After weeks of waiting, an American researcher who suffered a suspected stroke while working at the South Pole has arrived in New Zealand for evaluation and treatment, a National Science Foundation official confirmed Monday.

England's Tuilagi cautioned for ferry jumpupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 07:16:00

Center Manu Tuilagi compounded England's Rugby World Cup woes on Sunday when he was cautioned by police in New Zealand after jumping from a ferry.

New Zealand: A thrill-seeker's dreamupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 15:09:00

A country of dramatically diverse environments, New Zealand offers an array of activities for outdoor enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike.

Qantas expands fleet to reverse lossesupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 22:49:00

Qantas announced a new international strategy on Tuesday with the acquisition of up to 110 Airbus A320s to boost its fleet, including its Jetstar Japan -- a new venture with Japan Airlines and Mitsubishi -- and a new Asia-based airline.

Chilean volcano ash causes fresh disruptionupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 05:07:00

An ash cloud from a Chilean volcano is disrupting air travel in Australia and New Zealand once again, airlines said Wednesday.

Q&A: Assessing the hazard of Chilean volcanic ash cloudupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 05:08:00

An ash cloud from Chile's Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano, which erupted last week, has drifted into airspace over Australia and New Zealand, causing disruption to many commercial flights.

Earthquakes rock Christchurch, New Zealandupdated: Tue Jun 14 2011 02:04:00

A pair of earthquakes with magnitudes of at least 5.0 struck within 90 minutes of each other near Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, reviving vivid memories of a deadly quake that killed more than 180 people in February.

Aftershocks rattle New Zealand nervesupdated: Tue Jun 14 2011 02:04:00

A series of quakes near Canterbury, New Zealand, leave people shaken and scared. TVNZ's Tom McRae reports.

Dual quakes rock Christchurch, New Zealandupdated: Mon Jun 13 2011 01:39:00

A pair of earthquakes struck within 90 minutes of each other near Christchurch, New Zealand, on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, reviving vivid memories of a deadly quake that killed more than 180 people in February.

Survivor describes quake, roof collapseupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 10:16:00

iReporter Aaron Lace describes seeing a roof collapse in Tokyo, Japan, as an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck.

Quake moved Japan coast 8 feet, shifted Earth's axisupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 10:16:00

The powerful earthquake that unleashed a devastating tsunami Friday appears to have moved the main island of Japan by 8 feet (2.4 meters) and shifted the Earth on its axis.

Opinion: More pancakes than politics in modern royal visitsupdated: Thu Mar 17 2011 10:30:00

A far cry from the calculated matches of history, which usually saw strangers united to set the seal on a political alliance, over the last century royal weddings have become at once more personal and more public.

Doctors, aid workers get to work in Japanupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 05:54:00

A massive emergency response operation is under way in northern Japan, with world governments and international aid groups coming together to bring relief to the beleaguered island nation.

Search for quake survivorsupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 01:57:00

Rescue workers continue to search for people trapped beneath the rubble of Christchurch, CNN's Anna Coren has the latest

New Zealand missing feared deadupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 08:04:00

Hopes of finding Christchurch quake victims alive are diminishing. CNN's Anna Coren reports.

Prince William to tour disaster-hit New Zealand, Australiaupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 08:04:00

Britain's Prince William is to visit Australia and New Zealand following the recent natural disasters in both countries, the Prince of Wales' official website confirmed Wednesday.

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