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Cavers exploring deep inside Kahurangi National Park, in the north west of New Zealand’s South Island, have discovered a new passage through rock that is 500 million years old.
One of the New Zealand’s best known rugby players, Sir Colin Meads, will receive his second major honour for 2009 when he’s capped at a special ceremony in Hamilton tomorrow night.
New Zealand’s art and history are highlighted in a new book to be released in Wellington this week.
It’s not exactly a population explosion, but two newly hatched kakapo chicks on a remote New Zealand island are another small step in the recovery programme for one of the world’s most endangered birds.
Christchurch city is bidding farewell to the bar-tailed godwit, as March marks the beginning of migration.
In a final farewell to Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealanders are donating engraved rocks to construct a memorial cairn.
Royalty, politicians, artists and performers will be among the crowds taking part in Waitangi Day - New Zealand’s national holiday - celebrations this Friday (6.02.09).
Kiwis are keen bloggers according to a new study which shows one in 13 New Zealanders has a weblog.
New Zealand speed king Alan Thoresen is preparing for a fresh attempt on the world land-speed record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats.
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.