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Mount Tongariro Erupts In New Zealand
2012-08-07 13:59:40

A long-dormant New Zealand volcano erupted on Monday, spewing an ash cloud that disrupted flights and closed highways.

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2011-02-03 14:20:00

Until the late 19th century, New Zealand’s Pink and White Terraces along Lake Rotomahana on the North Island, attracted tourists from around the world, interested in seeing the beautiful natural formations created by a large geothermal system.

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2009-09-04 13:20:00

A US travel Web site picked Scotland's Ben Nevis as the list-topper for the World's Top Five Climbable Mountains for Non-Climbers.

2008-07-27 03:00:25

At least three people were reported killed in one of the worst storms to hit the North Island of New Zealand in years. The body of James Moore, a 33-year-old rafting guide, was recovered Sunday, The New Zealand Herald reported.

2008-06-30 09:03:01

Wild weather batters parts of New Zealand WELLINGTON, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Snow, rain and gale force winds closed roads, halted interisland ferry travel and threw the plans of some air travelers in Wellington into disarray on Sunday.


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