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More than 1100 athletes from 80 countries are converging on the South Island city of Christchurch for the IPC Athletics World Championships – the biggest event of its kind outside the Paralympic Games.
As Valentine’s Day – February 14 – approaches, Hobbit hearts are a-flutter with talk that filming of the much anticipated 'Lord of the Rings' film prequel is likely to begin that day in New Zealand.
New Zealand’s legendary kākāpō ‘Richard Henry’, considered the elder statesman of the country’s rare native species and one who played a vital role in kākāpō recovery, has been found dead.
The Canadian walker who has spent the past 11 years walking around the world to promote peace has arrived in Northland, New Zealand on the last leg of his foreign travels.
Chinese tourists flying to New Zealand will soon have increased and easier access with a new air service between Guangzhou, in southern China, and Auckland.
New Zealand has been named as number two of the top nine destinations for 2011 by global broadcasting network CNN – coming in just behind New York.
New Zealand luxury lodges - The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, and Huka Lodge at Taupo - have been named among the world’s best places to stay, according to US magazine 'Condé Nast Traveler'.
New Zealand is famed for rare and varied marine life and coastal-loving Kiwis are being made even more aware of their special surroundings with warm summer seas bringing species closer to shore.
Auckland’s waterfront has a major new addition in the form of the super liner 'Pacific Pearl' which will be based out of New Zealand during the summer cruising season.
New Zealand has been confirmed as one of the world’s top destinations with a string of international awards for 2010 that applaud the country for being an easy, fun place to live in and visit.