A 90-day World March for Peace involving millions of people in nearly 100 countries is to take its first steps in New Zealand - the country recently affirmed by the Global Peace Index (GPI) as the most peaceful nation on earth.
New Zealand is riding the crest of a wave of surfing popularity with some of the sport’s top competitions – including the Dream Tour and the World Junior championships – to be held at the country’s top breaks this summer.
A traditional Māori medicine garden planted on an East Coast marae during Conservation Week could be repeated elsewhere in New Zealand, as part of a Department of Conservation campaign to raise awareness.
A global peace movement is set to take its first steps in New Zealand this week when a flame lit during a ceremony in Waitakere, West Auckland begins a journey that will take it to more than 90 countries.
Kiwis (the non-feathered variety) have gone to the polls to elect a new top bird and - in what’s promising to be a closely fought election - some native species have even hired campaign managers to boost their roost.