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Legendary former Springbok rugby player Percy Montgomery has taken a huge leap of faith in New Zealand where yesterday (6.07.2010) he jumped off Auckland’s iconic Sky Tower.
New Zealand’s renowned coffee culture is being popularised in Britain with one of the world’s largest café chains adding the Kiwi ‘flat white’ to its menu.
From Middle-earth to Minnesota, Manchester, Mumbai and everywhere in-between, J.R.R. Tolkien fans around the world are all a-Twitter as the stars line up to appear in The Hobbit.
Festivity is in the air this week as New Zealanders lift their eyes to the heavens for the rise of Matariki – the Pleiades star formation – in southern hemisphere skies.
Stars and star-gazers are out again in Wellington, New Zealand, as the Carter Observatory readies to reopen tomorrow (27.03.10) after a major two-year renovation.
New Zealand will farewell one of its greatest sons, Sir Edmund Hillary, in a state funeral on January 22nd.
An inspired ‘steampunk’ design has won New Zealand artist Yolanda Bartram first place at the 2010 World Body Painting Festival in Austria.
British actor, author and comedian Stephen Fry has been on the receiving end of some unusually close encounters during a BBC filming expedition in New Zealand.
Avatar’s phenomenal win at the 2010 Academy Awards cemented a strong start to the year for the Kiwi film industry.
A two-hour test flight in New Zealand skies has been hailed as a “significant milestone” in the development of sustainable air fuels.