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New Zealand has confirmed its reputation as a rugby-loving nation – just one day after tickets went on public sale, the 2011 Rugby World Cup has become the country’s biggest money-making event.
A project designed to pull the eyes of the world back onto the benefits of wool has brought international architects together in New Zealand to design a “woolly” hotel complex.
Tween idol Justin Bieber’s whirlwind New Zealand visit got off to a flying leap when he bungy jumped off the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning.
A major art exhibition of works by 41 Kiwi artists is to be held in Italy to commemorate New Zealand’s involvement – 66 years ago – in the WWII Battle of Monte Cassino.
A New Zealand icon – the humble Kiwi bach – is destined to become a White House near-neighbour next year, as part of an international competition for sustainable architecture.
A select group of native kiwi will get right royal treatment when they fly with the air force as part of New Zealand’s largest-ever wildlife transfer next week.
Rugby World Cup 2011 hits a significant milestone in New Zealand today (27.04.2010) as the count down reaches 500 days-to-go until kick-off, and ticket sales go global.
Kiwis are getting ready for three weeks of side-splitting laughter, as New Zealand transforms into comedy central for the annual NZ International Comedy Festival.
New Zealand’s island sanctuary successes have brought praise from global conservationists meeting in Auckland to look at threats to wildlife throughout the world.
With 500 days to go until 2011 Rugby World Cup kicks off, there’s a constant hum of activity as venues throughout New Zealand prepare for the event.