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Killer Whale Head-Butts Scientist's Camera And She's Just Thrilled
Marine mammal expert Regina Eisert said she thinks the whale wanted to share its dinner with her.
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Here Are The Movies Coming To Netflix This Week (Feb. 11-17)
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A comedy about failed relationships debuts just after Valentine's Day.
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Dolphin Mother Spotted Carrying Dead Calf On Her Back For Days
“The mother is grieving and needs space and time to do this,” the New Zealand Department of Conservation said.
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Up To 145 Pilot Whales Dead After Mass Stranding On New Zealand Beach
Officials from New Zealand's Department of Conservation made the "heartbreaking decision" to euthanize the whales.
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New Zealand Newspaper Flubs Stan Lee's Obituary, Writes 'Spike Lee Dies'
"What did he create, Malcolm X Men?" wrote one Twitter user.
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Prince Harry Took The Sweetest Photo Of Meghan Markle On The Royal Tour
We're swooning over the latest picture of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
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Prince Harry Said The Sweetest Thing To A Boy Who Also Lost His Mom
The Duke of Sussex comforted the 6-year-old with some hopeful words about the future.
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Meghan Markle Reminds The World That 'Feminism Is About Fairness'
The Duchess of Sussex is the most outspoken royal on the subject of feminism.
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This Could Be The Most Progressive Country On Earth
By Angela Cuming, On Assignment For HuffPost
Its prime minister Jacinda Ardern is receiving widespread attention for her “anti-Trump” style of politics.
Seal Slaps Kayaker In The Face With Octopus Because Nature Is Completely Unhinged
The octopus-wielding pinniped appears to be a New Zealand fur seal.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Everything You Need To Know About Prince Harry And Meghan Markle's Australia Trip
Can we come?
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This New Zealand Village May Ban Cats
Environmental officials say prohibiting cats in the village of Omaui could protect native wildlife.
Kim Dotcom's Latest Appeal Against U.S. Extradition Rejected By New Zealand Court
The Megaupload founder's lawyers said their client would now be taking his case to the New Zealand Supreme Court.
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New Zealand Prime Minister And New Mom Jacinda Ardern Praised For Holding Her Baby, Not Wearing Makeup In Address
Ardern dove right into her role of working mom by delivering an official video message to her constituents.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Gives Birth To Baby Girl
She is the first world leader to give birth while in office in nearly three decades.
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21 Baby Names That Have Been Forbidden In New Zealand
Lucifer and Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii among them.
New Zealand Diplomat On U.S. Democrats: 'Get Your S**t Together Or We Will All Die'
She rubbished the idea of a Sanders-Warren presidential ticket.
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New Zealand Leader Is Considering An Offer To Bury Her Child's Placenta
"The fact that the suggestion was made and that there were elders alongside me who really acknowledged that ― it felt like a significant gesture."
Nigel, The Lonely Seabird, Dies Next To The Concrete Bird Replica He Loved For 5 Years
"This just feels like the wrong ending to the story," said the ranger who found the bird's corpse.
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Hong Kong, Sydney Have The World’s Most Unaffordable Housing
A new survey finds a median home in Hong Kong costs 19 times the median income.
New Zealand Just Became The 11th Country To Send A Rocket Into Orbit
The Electron rocket, carrying three commercial satellites, was launched from Mahia Peninsula on Sunday.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Announces Pregnancy
"I’ll be Prime Minister AND a mum," she wrote.
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Travel Experts Explain Why People Return To The Same Places Again And Again
Even the most adventurous travelers have their favorite repeat destinations.
U.S. Rabbi Rips Lorde For 'Anti-Semitic' Israel Concert Boycott In Washington Post Ad
Pop star is "young to be a bigot," says Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
New Zealand Does A Nationwide Secret Santa, And It's Very Cute
Even the prime minister got in on it this year.
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Ed Sheeran's Cheeky Bid For New Zealand Citizenship Gets Surprising Response
"Do you like pineapple lumps?"
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