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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 is one of the top five most popular tourist destinations in the world, according to an international survey.
A free music event at a luxury New Zealand alpine resort featuring international and local stars will be beamed to more than 30 countries.
A Kiwi woman now claims something few others can – she has jumped out of a plane 10,000 times.
New Zealand’s South Island has been included in the world’s top eight fishing destinations by Singapore Airlines’ in-flight magazine.
New Zealand speed king Alan Thoresen is preparing for a fresh attempt on the world land-speed record at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats.
Rain of the Children, the latest feature film by award-winning New Zealand director Vincent Ward, has won the Grand Prix at one of Europe’s biggest film festivals.
New Zealand’s top tourist operators have been recognised in the country’s annual Tourism Industry Awards with a flexi travel network taking out the supreme prize for 2008.
A high–profile sex romp between a century old New Zealand tuatara and his child bride has proved highly productive and could result in 11 offspring.
New Zealand’s oldest immigrant, who’s just turned 103, says he’s still happy with life in New Zealand and uses the internet to keep in touch with his homeland, Britain.