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Conservation Week 2009 promises some close encounters of the environmental kind as New Zealand celebrates its unique wildlife, natural areas and historic places with many nationwide events.
Perfect autumn weather conditions have favoured star gazers in New Zealand taking part in a global 100 hour event to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy.
New Zealand’s All Whites have taken the first step towards Football World Cup glory, winning against favourites Serbia at an international warm-up match in Austria.
New Zealand is taking a giant leap into the space race as the country’s first rocket launch counts-down, and the first-ever Kiwi female astronaut readies for take-off.
Certain parts of New Zealand were a little noisy over the weekend, as New Zealanders got together – in a uniquely Kiwi fashion – to mark the one-year-to-go date for Rugby World Cup 2011.
‘Tis the season to be merry and, as Christmas lights up all over New Zealand, Kiwis are moving into festive mode.
A New Zealand adventure company has overcome military interference to lead a team to conquer Mount Everest, the first New Zealanders to do so since the death of Sir Edmund Hillary in January.
A million Australians (and a few more) have jumped the ditch to experience the Kiwi landscape, culture and attractions in the past year.
It was New Zealand’s night at the Academy Awards, as Kiwis swept up Oscars for best visual effects and art direction for Avatar.
Kiwis across New Zealand are talking up their language and hospitality skills as they join in the annual Māori Language Week (4 – 10 July 2011).