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New Zealand has strengthened its reputation as a wine growing, seafaring nation with an annual event that could become the Kiwi version of the beaujolais nouveau race.
New Plymouth on the west coast of the North Island has been named New Zealand's Top Town in a national magazine poll.
New Zealand has notched up another global tourism award – this time voted favourite destination by British travellers in a poll by leading UK media.
New Zealand has boosted its allocation of parkland with the government purchase of a high country station that borders some of the best known national parks.
The rural North Island town of Taihape is bracing itself for a flurry of unusual flying objects when competitors take part in the indigenous New Zealand sport of gumboot throwing
Visitors to Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, can now get a rare glimpse of the city’s early history with the unveiling of remnants of an ancient Māori pa in the heart of the central business area.
Leading New Zealand garden designer Doug Waugh has died of cancer, aged 52.
Marlborough - New Zealand’s premier wine-growing region - has been ranked among the world’s top 10 wine destinations by online travel community TripAdvisor.com.
Only 16-days-old and as yet un-named, a little blue penguin has everyone clucking at the Penguin Encounter in Christchurch’s International Antarctic Centre.
New Zealand’s unique Hector’s and Maui’s dolphin populations will enjoy greater protection in four new marine mammal sanctuaries due to come into effect tomorrow (23 October 2008).