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A rare home town performance by Kiwi comedy duo Flight of the Conchords has raised $70,000 for Jemaine Clement’s old high school in the small Wairarapa town of Masterton.
Around a hundred mouse sized giant weta have been released into the wild at Karori Sanctuary in Wellington.
A camera has captured a rare close encounter with nature – a spyhopping dolphin in New Zealand waters that has created one tourist’s never-to-be-forgotten travel experience.
Visitors to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, can now get a rare glimpse of the city’s early history with the unveiling of remnants of an ancient Māori pa in the heart of the central business area.
Two of the rarest birds in the world have announced their retirement and are moving house so they can spend their twilight years in the comfort of Willowbank Wildlife Reserve in Christchurch.
Sirocco, the rare New Zealand kākāpo parrot whose frisky behaviour with a BBC television crew propelled him to global stardom, will make some cameo appearances during Rugby World Cup.
Wellington Zoo’s latest arrival is an endangered red panda cub, born to proud parents Isha and Amy.
Birdwatchers can now view one of New Zealand's least-known rare birds after a release onto a privately owned reserve in the Chatham Islands.
Passengers on a whale watching safari were treated to a rare marine spectacle when two blue whales surfaced in the Hauraki Gulf, not far from Auckland city shores.
A rare moa bone has been found in South Canterbury's Ruataniwha Conservation Park.