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New Zealand Convention Of Terror

Travel Tip #92 – Don’t Pose For Every Picture. New Zealand 1994. This was my first Asian country on a 10 Asian country tour and my first country south of the equator. 434 more words

Asia

Today in Transportation History - 1971: Rowing Alone Across the Indian Ocean

Anders Svedlund became the first person to cross the Indian Ocean in a rowing boat when he arrived at a beach near the city of Diego-Suarez (now Antsiranana) in northern Madagascar. 49 more words

History

Confederations Cup: Scenarios before final group matches

Seven of eight nations remain alive for the knockout rounds after two-thirds of the group stage at the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia.

Only New Zealand has been eliminated, though the underdogs aren’t the sort of nations who will quit ahead of its group finale against Portugal. 326 more words

Germany

Wellington: Coffee in the Capital

Today marks my last day in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. This city is amazing. The city is small and compact, making it easy to walk anywhere. 715 more words

New Zealand

FIFA takes no further action on Mexico-New Zealand clashes

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) FIFA will not intervene after reviewing two volatile clashes between New Zealand and Mexico players and coaches.

FIFA says “it has been verified that there are no grounds for any disciplinary action to be taken.” 103 more words

AP Story

New Zealand giant insect escapes from pigs

This video says about itself:

Tusked Weta Vs Foraging Pig – Wild New Zealand – BBC Earth

22 June 2017

The Tusked Weta is New Zealand’s equivalent of a mouse and a worthy snack for a foraging pig.

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Mammals

Can the Lions roar in New Zealand?

Tomorrow morning (Disunited Kingdom and Namibian time) the British & Irish Lions will play the 1st Test of their 2017 tour against New Zealand’s All Blacks. 457 more words

Sport