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Winter in New Zealand is a world away from dull and drab. Here crisp blue skies and dramatic scenery provide a veritable playground for winter sports, relaxing breaks and special festivities.
Birdwatchers can now view one of New Zealand's least-known rare birds after a release onto a privately owned reserve in the Chatham Islands.
A dashing dolphin called George is charming boatloads of tourists at the Abel Tasman National Park in the northern part of New Zealand’s South Island.
Teen singing sensation Miley Ray Cyrus has appeared on the hit show American Idol wearing clothes from a New Zealand fashion designer.
Former US President Bill Clinton has invited a New Zealand clothing company to address Asian leaders on sustainability.
The most valuable collection of paintings to ever visit New Zealand will be on display at Wellington’s Te Papa Museum in 2009.
On a remote stretch of beach on the Chatham Islands, researchers have unearthed the oldest known bird fossils from New Zealand.
An on line US golf publication has put a positive new spin on New Zealand as an ideal golfing destination.
One of New Zealand's most significant inventors has died. Colin Murdoch can lay claim to having revolutionised medical and veterinary science.
Further success for Kiwi folk-comedy duo Flight of the Conchords - their first full length album has scored a stunning debut on the US Pop charts.