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Famous Kiwis have chipped in to help paint a picture of their country for prospective tourists, by exposing their favourite haunts in the latest edition of 'Lonely Planet'.
Snow sport enthusiasts are taking to the Canterbury hills to make the most of spring snows and escape the rumblings following the recent earthquake.
Wellington’s culinary star is about to burn even brighter – with one of the world’s most prestigious cooking schools opening a branch in the city centre late next year.
With 50 countries confirmed to compete, the 2010 World Rowing Championships at Karapiro in the North Island will be the biggest international sport event in New Zealand since the 1990 Commonwealth Games.
Tourism New Zealand’s Giant Rugby Ball has ended a record-breaking visit to Sydney on its fourth and final publicity tour before next year’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
It is business as usual for tourist operators in Christchurch & Canterbury as the region bounces back from a 7.1 magnitude earthquake.
A major touring exhibition by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck will open at Christchurch Art Gallery next month, marking the first time the London-based artist has shown in New Zealand.
Ashburton – a rural town in Canterbury – became an international chocolate capital this weekend as two Kiwi chocolatiers set about creating a new Guinness World Record for the longest chocolate bar.
Little Richter – the first kiwi hatched in the 2010 season at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve – has proved that it takes a lot to crack a kiwi.
Certain parts of New Zealand were a little noisy over the weekend, as New Zealanders got together – in a uniquely Kiwi fashion – to mark the one-year-to-go date for Rugby World Cup 2011.