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Astronauts who are more used to viewing New Zealand from space will conduct a voyage of discovery with a difference this week when they step onto Kiwi soil as part of an ‘inner space’ mission.
Kiwi Scott Dixon's Indy 500 win has placed him alongside some of New Zealand's greatest sportspeople.
Moko the dolphin, has saved two pygmy sperm whales from certain death on the East Coast of New Zealand.
New Zealand tourists keen to swim with dolphins but put off by cool water temperatures, especially in winter, can breathe a sigh of relief.
Dolphins are renowned for helping humans in trouble at sea but a group of fishermen off New Zealand’s Northland coast have returned the favour by freeing a dolphin caught in a fishing long-line.
It’s a white Christmas at Pukaha Mount Bruce with the surprise hatching of a second rare white kiwi at New zealand's national wildlife centre.
A summer art exhibition that combines dramatic outdoor sculpture with spectacular coastal scenery – all in a short ferry ride from Auckland – has opened to the public for a three week season.
Kiwi teenagers Paige Hareb and Sarah Mason have created New Zealand surfing history at the Dream Tour women’s surfing event underway in Taranaki, in the North Island.
A wintry blast has dumped a deep snow blanket across New Zealand’s mountains over the past week, leaving ski fields in the north and south in superb shape for the winter season.
Spring is a prime time for garden enthusiasts and the combination of climate, creative planting, centuries of nurturing and a picturesque backdrop make Dunedin’s Rhododendron Festival a highlight event on New Zealand calendar.