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New Zealand is taking a giant leap into the space race as the country’s first rocket launch counts-down, and the first-ever Kiwi female astronaut readies for take-off.
New Zealand’s All Whites have taken the first step towards Football World Cup glory, winning against favourites Serbia at an international warm-up match in Austria.
Perfect autumn weather conditions have favoured star gazers in New Zealand taking part in a global 100 hour event to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy.
Conservation Week 2009 promises some close encounters of the environmental kind as New Zealand celebrates its unique wildlife, natural areas and historic places with many nationwide events.
With Christchurch and the Canterbury region still reeling from last Saturday’s major earthquake, it’s heartening to hear that New Zealand and Australia have just shared first place in an international survey of charitable acts.
Sure Footed Kiwis have taken the top spots in the Bouldering national Champs.
New Zealand actor and film-maker Taika Waititi’s latest feature film, 'BOY', has been chosen for competition at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival.
New Zealand yachties are excelling in home waters as the Auckland Festival of Sail moves into its second phase with the start of racing in the Louis Vuitton Series.
The first New Zealand woman to ski to the South Pole is due to embark on her epic journey today (12.11.09) as part of an all-female expedition to mark a Commonwealth milestone.
A leading New Zealand winery has taken an out-of-the-ordinary approach to increasing its biodynamic efforts with the employment of a 22-year-old horse named Stewart.