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Queenstown Winter Festival – the biggest winter party this side of the equator – lights up on Friday night (26.06.09).
Whale watching and the study of New Zealand’s diverse marine life is a major tourist attraction and a national pastime, but come winter the recreational activity takes on a more serious note.
The 2010 ski season’s first snow dump has landed in New Zealand – at the peak of the popular Canterbury ski area at Mt Hutt.
The FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup kicked off in New Zealand with an opening clash between the home team and hot favourites the Canadians.
A project designed to pull the eyes of the world back onto the benefits of wool has brought international architects together in New Zealand to design a “woolly” hotel complex.
Visitors to Mt Hutt ski-field, in New Zealand’s Southern Alps, are catching some spectacular ski action as the ‘capital of speed’ hosts international teams in training for the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Some of the world's best young surfers will be riding the waves at Piha - on Auckland's wild west coast - when New Zealand plays host next January to the World Junior Surfing Champs.
After eight days of intense international competition, colourful festivities and enthusiastic home-crowds, New Zealand rowing officials and Hamilton Waikato locals are the toast of the international rowing fraternity.
Air New Zealand has again made aviation history with an in-flight concierge service that will revolutionise long-haul travel.
A new environmental rating system believed to be a world first, for tourism businesses, has just been launched in New Zealand