New Zealand director Jane Campion’s new film has been selected for official competition at Cannes, the world's most prestigious film festival, where her breakthrough work The Piano triumphed 16 years ago.
Organisers of the 2010 World Rowing Championships to be held at Lake Karapiro – in New Zealand’s Waikato region – have used legendary Kiwi ingenuity to develop a novel tool to promote the event internationally.
A British couple from Hong Kong, on honeymoon in New Zealand, have paid what is believed to be a record price for a bottle of the country’s fine wine – shelling out NZ$1000 for a Gibbston Valley Wines 2000 Pinot Noir.
New Zealanders around the world who’re gearing up to celebrate Anzac Day will be relieved to learn that rather than miss the tradition of wearing a poppy to commemorate their war heroes, they can buy a virtual one instead.
Three enterprising students, soon to be winging their way from Christchurch in New Zealand’s South Island to Los Angeles to meet US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, are the latest beneficiaries of online social networking.