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New Zealand is open, welcoming and operating as normal, except for the Christchurch area which was affected by an earthquake on 22 February.
Roll up … roll up… the world’s most talented bartenders will be visiting New Zealand’s ultimate playground Queenstown, this month for a week of extreme cocktail making, parties and adrenalin-charged activities.
Visitors to the 2011 Hokitika Wildfoods festival on the South Island’s wild West Coast face a sartorial as well as a gastronomic challenge this year.
West coast city New Plymouth is about to be set alive with music and dance, by a festival designed for all ages and tastes – WOMAD.
An island in Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, closed to the public for almost 100 years and harbouring a fascinating history, has re-opened providing boaties and day-trippers with a unique destination.
Te Matarae i Orehu, a Māori culture group based in New Zealand’s geothermal Rotorua district, won the national Kapa Haka Championship title in Gisborne over the weekend.
A road trip, aimed at taking rugby’s greatest prizes back to the grassroots of the game, in what will be the most important year for the sport in New Zealand, has begun its 26-province tour.
New Zealand’s largest city - Auckland – is inviting visitors to extend their imagination and “explore new artistic worlds” during the city’s biennial Auckland Arts Festival.
Rugby World Cup will leave an ongoing heritage in New Zealand long after this year’s event is over – thanks to a native tree planting project involving some of the country’s legendary rugby players.
An attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest ever haka will be made at New Zealand’s Te Matatini o Te Ra 2011 Kapa Haka Festival in Gisborne on Sunday (20.2.11).