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New Zealanders are renowned for their ingenuity but one Kiwi has capped off the ‘No. 8 wire’ mentality with a giant sculpture that’s likely to break a Guinness World Record.
New Zealand’s reputation as one of the world’s top surfing spots has been future-proofed by new legislation that protects the country’s most famous breaks.
The world’s top buskers are lining up for a festival that promises to lift spirits in Christchurch, and get 2011 underway on a positive note for the earthquake-torn region.
‘Tis the season to be merry and, as Christmas lights up all over New Zealand, Kiwis are moving into festive mode.
Sculptures made out of old goal posts from Eden Park in Auckland could become part of French / Kiwi rugby history if a symbolic ceremony planned during the Rugby World Cup next year goes ahead.
Cut-price airline Air Asia X has launched in Christchurch today (1.12.10) promising a major boost to the South Island tourism gateway, and the cheapest international airfares New Zealand has ever seen.
Kiwi rugby legend Dan Carter has become the leading points-scorer in test rugby having broken the world record during the All Blacks’ game against Wales in Cardiff.
Kiwi yachtsmen have again showed they are top of their game with Emirates Team New Zealand winning the Louis Vuitton Trophy in Dubai, and dominating the world class event over recent years.
Te Ana Ngāi Tahu Rock Art Centre – an important new cultural tourism attraction housing a significant Māori art collection – will open in Timaru, New Zealand next week.
With 283 days left to go until Rugby World Cup 2011, tickets for the world’s biggest rugby event are about to go on general sale.