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Tourism in New Zealand stands to benefit from the spin off of another multi-million dollar Bollywood movie – an Indian remake of The Italian Job that is currently being filmed in Wellington.
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'.