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It’s only four days until the seventh Rugby World Cup kicks-off in Auckland on Friday (09.09.2011), and rugby fever is kicking in all over New Zealand.
While the big name Rugby World Cup teams are beginning to arrive in New Zealand – Fiji yesterday, England, Japan and France tomorrow (31.08.2011) – there’s another team flying in under the radar that’s also destined to turn heads.
A breath-taking kaleidoscope of colours, fantasy and creativity unleashed a unique artistic spectacle at New Zealand’s World of WearableArt show which opened in Wellington on Friday (26.08.2011).
All Black coach Graham Henry has revealed his 30-man squad for the Rugby World Cup - 17 days out from kick off.
He’s just ticked off his 101st birthday celebration, and New Zealand health pioneer, Claude Stratford, is still a walking advertisement for the natural bee products he’s made world famous.
Night skies above New Zealand’s biggest city will glow with the colours of the world, as Sky City’s Sky Tower lights up to welcome 20 teams for the Rugby World Cup.
A free falling frenzy of sky diving flair is filling the skies above Motueka this week as New Zealand’s largest annual sky diving event celebrates a decade in the air.
True fans believe that rugby is art, so it's no surprise to find that the game has also inspired some significant new art installations for Rugby World Cup 2011.
New Zealand has once again transformed into Middle-earth as Kiwi film-maker Peter Jackson puts the spotlight on 'The Hobbit' - one of the biggest movies ever to be made down-under.
New Zealand’s rich rugby heritage has a new 21st century face with the reopening of the NZ Rugby Museum, in Palmerston North, today (11.08.11).