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A New Zealand cruise operator specialising in wildlife and scenic tours of Akaroa and Lyttelton harbours - near Christchurch, in the South Island – is going the extra mile to save an endangered penguin.
New Zealand’s Milford Sound, described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', has been shortlisted in a global search for the new seven natural wonders of the world.
Hobbit holes and hedgerows have appeared on one of New Zealand’s most celebrated farms as work begins on rebuilding Hobbiton for filming the 'The Hobbit' movies.
New Zealand’s favourite comedy duo, 'Flight of the Conchords' has done it again with six Emmy nominations for their US hit television show.
Sweet-toothed Kiwis rolled out one of the world’s most unusual charity events when 30,000 Jaffas – an iconic New Zealand sweet – hurtled down the world’s steepest street.
Forget tractors, lawn mowers and fuel ... a New Zealand winegrower has discovered an environmentally-friendly – and cute-as – answer to controlling the growth beneath his vines.
The quest to find New Zealand’s own ‘Bachelor’ is hotting up with a tourism promotion timed to coincide with the airing of the hit US reality show on NZ television.
Foreigners keen to spend their gap year in New Zealand are finding favour with Kiwi families, especially in rural areas where child minders and day care facilities can be at a premium.
New Zealand wines have taken the top awards for syrah and sauvignon blanc at the International Wine Challenge in London - considered the world’s most prestigious independent wine competition.
While financial swings have prompted caution and reserve in some industries, it seems New Zealand adventure-seekers are keener than ever to take the plunge and enjoy an adrenalin high.