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New Zealand hero Sir Edmund Hillary was famed for conquering Everest but may also have unwittingly knocked off one of the world's greatest mysteries - the existence of the yeti.
New Zealand’s rare celebrity parrot, Sirocco the kakapo, has been officially appointed as the world’s first “spokesbird for conservation”.
Japanese and New Zealand art works based on ancient traditions share the limelight in the latest exhibition at Dunedin’s award-winning Otago Museum.
Willowbank’s newest residents are just a little on the porky side – but that’s not worrying rangers who are excited about the latest arrivals at the Christchurch - New Zealand animal sanctuary.
A cold southerly storm has blown good fortune over New Zealand’s ski fields providing the perfect start to the ski season.
Top snowboarders and skiers with a taste for the wild side are preparing to descend on one of New Zealand’s most remote mountainous regions.
A Kiwi woman now claims something few others can – she has jumped out of a plane 10,000 times.
The small rural town of Kimbolton - in the North Island’s Manawatu region - is little known to many Kiwis let alone the international community, but now some local school children have put their home and New Zealand firmly on the world map.
Smelly kiwis and other whiffy native birds would be better protected if they used deodorant, according to a Canterbury biological scientist looking into predator-prone New Zealand species.
Winter’s first heavy snowfall has blanketed Queenstown overnight, just in time for the start of the Queenstown Winter Festival.