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#South Island

# south-island - Saturday 14 February, 2015

"We're trying to keep the rest alive": 100 whales die on New Zealand beach

There are fears that another 90 whales will suffer the same fate.

# south-island - Friday 16 August, 2013

Earthquake sends New Zealand office workers scrambling

No tsunami warning has been issued after a 6.5 magnitude temblor hit the country’s South Island.

# south-island - Monday 22 April, 2013

Missing hikers found after 10 days in New Zealand wilderness

The three hikers had set out on what was supposed to be a three-day walk but went missing amid severe weather conditions.

# south-island - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

New Zealand struck by 7.0-magnitude earthquake

Quake struck off the southern coast of the North Island.

# south-island - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Church service to be held for New Zealand's celebrity sheep Shrek RIP

Church service to be held for New Zealand's celebrity sheep Shrek

Shrek the merino wether sheep was found in a cave on New Zealand’s South Island after hiding out for six years. His death is being mourned as a great loss after years of charity work.

# south-island - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

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65 killed in New Zealand earthquake

6.3 magnitude earthquake struch Christchurch city centre just before lunchtime local time today, on what the Prime Minister believes could be the country’s “darkest day”.

# south-island - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Rescue of New Zealand miners delayed over second explosion fear

Authorities in New Zealand have been forced to put rescue efforts on hold as they test the air-quality underground.