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Waiheke - a little island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf celebrated for its beaches, artists, award-winning wines and olive oil - gets the tick of approval and no. 2 placing on Frommer’s top destinations list for 2009.
When the world’s biggest waka takes to the waters tomorrow (6.02.10) for New Zealand’s national Waitangi Day, one New Zealander will celebrate another special anniversary.
Traditional Māori culture and 21st century New Zealand innovation have added a new dimension for rugby fans exploring Auckland’s waterfront at Waka Māori.
Pacific maritime history came to life on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour today (15.4.11) as a fleet of traditional waka prepared to set sail on a 27,000km ocean voyage.
Visitors will soon have a choice of routes when strolling along the scenic shores of Lake Wanaka – with the opening of three new river and lakeside walking tracks.
Wanaka will welcome more than 300 top international junior snow sports athletes for the 2010 FIS Junior World Championships which begin this week (19 - 31 August).
The picturesque town of Lake Wanaka in New Zealand’s South Island has been listed as one of the world’s 10 most romantic places to have a holiday.
A quirky New Zealand attraction – Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World, on the shores of Lake Wanaka – has landed in an international list of weird tourist attractions.
An 80-year-old New Zealand grandmother who spends summer riding the waves at Piha beach – one of Auckland’s wild west coast beaches – has no intention of giving up her passion for surfing.
One of New Zealand’s best known entertainers, Rob Guest, has died in Melbourne.