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It might sound like the great escape, but when international and national golfers head for The Hills next month (March 2009) they’ll be going to New Zealand’s most exclusive golf course to attend the country’s premier golfing tournament.
An on line US golf publication has put a positive new spin on New Zealand as an ideal golfing destination.
Sixteen years on from her Oscar-winning performance in The Piano, Kiwi actress Anna Paquin has added a Golden Globe to her collection of awards.
Top New Zealand entertainers will strut their stuff alongside some of the world’s best street acts during coming weeks as two major busking festivals come to town.
Invitations are out for one of New Zealand’s most-anticipated snow sports events – the eighth annual Burton New Zealand Open.
A traditional Māori ball game played in pre-European New Zealand is enjoying an international revival – with rugby legend Wayne “Buck” Shelford poised to play in a European tour in September.
When the Italian rugby team steps out onto Trafalgar Park for their 2011 World Cup debut in the provincial New Zealand city of Nelson, they’ll be walking on broken glass.
New Zealand is giving the world a taste of Rugby World Cup Kiwi-style, with the launch of a campaign calling all Kiwis to ‘Give it 100%’ to ensure the success of the 2011 event.
New Zealand’s unique giant rugby ball is soon to make an appearance at another iconic location – the Tokyo Tower in downtown Tokyo.
The pool draw for the 2011 Rugby World Cup has been announced in a fitting venue – Tourism New Zealand’s giant inflatable rugby ball beside the Tower of London.