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Despite global recession and ensuing challenges in 2009, New Zealand has sustained its position as a high profile destination bringing in the tourists and notching up many international awards to prove it.
A British zoologist who had an encounter of the mating kind with an endangered kakapo during filming for the BBC in New Zealand, has had the honour of naming one of the rare parrots.
The eventual return of New Zealand native tuatara to wild habitat in the South Island has been brought a step closer with the arrival of 15 of the baby reptiles at Orokonui Ecosanctuary near Dunedin.
Summer drought conditions in the New Zealand's Northland region are causing strife for the local kiwi population.
Spring is in the air and New Zealand underwater tourist attraction Kelly Tarlton’s has made a news splash with a baby boom that’s keeping marine midwives swum off their feet.
A baby tuatara discovered at a wildlife sanctuary in Wellington is the first confirmed wild tuatara hatchling on New Zealand’s mainland in at least 200 years.
The quest to find New Zealand’s own ‘Bachelor’ is hotting up with a tourism promotion timed to coincide with the airing of the hit US reality show on NZ television.
There will be no bunkrooms or buses for an Australian backpacker who won $1 million on his second day in New Zealand.
Two young female backpackers are aiming to walk the length of New Zealand on Te Araroa - a foot trail opening soon which will span the entire country.
Tourism New Zealand is targeting the youth and backpacker market with a new campaign urging them to 'Go All The Way' … to New Zealand.