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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.

Ireland in quarters after crushing Italyupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 12:10:00

Ireland reached the quarterfinals of the rugby World Cup Sunday with an emphatic 36-6 victory over Italy at the Otago Stadium.

Pumas edge Scotland to head for quarterfinalsupdated: Sun Sep 25 2011 16:07:00

Argentina's Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino scored a dramatic late try to put his side on course for the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup with a dramatic 13-12 victory over Scotland in Wellington Sunday.

Holders South Africa scrape past Wales in openerupdated: Sun Sep 11 2011 17:51:00

Defending champions South Africa have begun this year's tournament with a victory, but they were far from convincing as they scraped a narrow 17-16 Pool D win over Wales in Wellington.

New Zealand ready for Rugby World Cupupdated: Sun Sep 11 2011 17:51:00

CNN's Alex Thomas looks at the excitement and expectations in New Zealand as the Rugby World Cup arrives.

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.

Lost emperor penguin found full of sand in New Zealand recoveringupdated: Mon Jun 27 2011 10:00:00

An emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from Antarctica with a bellyful of sand is recovering after an endoscopy Monday, a New Zealand zoo official said.

New Zealand zoo: Lost penguin with stomach full of sand might recoverupdated: Sun Jun 26 2011 08:44:00

A young emperor penguin discovered thousands of kilometers away from its home might survive ingesting a bellyful of sand, New Zealand zoo officials said.

World's top destinations for 2011updated: Tue Dec 28 2010 10:13:00

Where on Earth will you find yourself in 2011?

At least 4 dead, 20 rescued, 17 missing after ship sinks off Antarcticupdated: Sun Dec 12 2010 23:30:00

A South Korean fishing vessel sank Monday in frigid ocean waters about 1,000 nautical miles north of McMurdo Station in Antarctica, killing at least four people, while at least 20 were rescued, according to maritime officials.

Australia thrash New Zealand; England turn screw on Bangladeshupdated: Tue Apr 06 2010 14:34:00

Australia completed a comprehensive defeat of New Zealand in the opening Test match between the two countries in Wellington while England closed in on a series whitewash in Bangladesh.

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