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17 dead, dozens hurt by Everest avalanche

...000 climbers have scaled the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) summit since 1953, when it was first conquered by New Zealand climber Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. The numbers have skyrocketed in recent years, with more than 800...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2015-04-25/17-dead-dozens-hurt-everest-a
US women rout New Zealand in exhibition match

...United States women's team busted the exhibition against New Zealand wide open with three more in the second half for a dominating...U.S. goalie Hope Solo had a light workload, as New Zealand was limited to two harmless corner kicks.The U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-04/us-women-rout-new-ze
Run to be held in artist's honor

...better event held in her honor."Engler was born in 1951 in Indianapolis, after her parents came to the U.S. from New Zealand.She moved to Augusta in the mid-1970s and earned a degree in nursing from the Medical College of Georgia in 1980...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-16/run-be-held-artists-honor
Goalie Solo in 'happier place' for US women's soccer team

...like a weight's been taken off my shoulders," Solo said a few days before Saturday's exhibition against the New Zealand national team at Busch Stadium."I feel just in a happier place, a bit more relaxed with my defenders, which is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-03/goalie-solo-happier-place-us-wome
Ko falls short of breaking Sorenstam's under-par mark

...counting her victory in the Ladies European Tour's New Zealand Women's Open, ended at 32.Ko was tied for 30th at...won in Australia in February ? the week before her New Zealand victory.She made her 49th consecutive cut on the LPGA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-03/ko-falls-short-breaking-sore
'Avatar' decision to shoot mostly in New Zealand underscores nomadic nature of modern movies

...Vancouver, London and Wellington, New Zealand.Fueled by politicians doling...three Avatar sequels largely in New Zealand. What Cameron gets out of the...says Alex Lee, an Auckland, New Zealand-based entertainment lawyer. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-27/avatar-decision-shoot-most
Wine Time: Stoneleigh Latitude Chardonnay 2013, New Zealand

...When I think of white wine from New Zealand, I immediately think of Sauvignon...Marlborough was the wine that put New Zealand on the map. It is still the most...varietals are making great strides.New Zealand Chardonnay has increased in popularity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-11-19/wine-time-stoneleigh-
Controversy mark Woods' first visit to New Zealand

PARAPARAUMU BEACH, New Zealand -- Tiger Woods' appearance at the New Zealand Open this week has brought security...8-under-par 65 and heading for New Zealand. "You have to go on living your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/08/gol_331738.shtml
Golf
New Zealand celebrates wins at Oscars

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- And the winner is ... New Zealand. The South Pacific nation that local director Peter...the awards kept rolling in throughout Monday afternoon New Zealand time, ending with two huge roars as Jackson won the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/02/mov_407476.shtml
Movies
New Zealand capital goes wild for 'Lord of the Rings' world premiere

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- New Zealand's usually sleepy capital came awake in a roar of celebration...thrilled the crowd when he opened his jacket to reveal an "I love New Zealand" T-shirt. Mortensen greeted the crowd in Maori, the language...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/02/mov_387662.shtml
Movies