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Romance is in the air, and New Zealand has some top spots to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
International tourist spending in New Zealand is up five percent on the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
Ancient New Zealand Tuatara have broken records for DNA evolution - despite being slow to grow and reproduce and having a sluggish metabolism.
The most valuable collection of paintings to ever visit New Zealand will be on display at Wellington’s Te Papa Museum in 2009.
Cycling Nga Haerenga - New Zealand’s national cycleway is a step closer with funding approved for eight sections destined to provide “great rides” through some of the most picturesque locations.
A rare all-white kiwi, thought to be the first ever bred in captivity, has hatched at New Zealand's Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre.
Climate change and its effect on the world will be highlighted this month at a festival in the New Zealand city of Christchurch - gateway to the last great wilderness on earth.
Rugby is the catalyst but plans for a nationwide festival during Rugby World Cup 2011 will also showcase Kiwi culture, food and wine, and passion for the outdoors.
New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark has been named as the next head of the United Nations Development Programme - one of the top jobs in the world body.
New Zealand speed king Alan Thoresen is preparing for a fresh attempt on the world land-speed record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats.