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International travellers looking for a smart travel deal can try their luck this week with a complete New Zealand luxury travel package that’s up for grabs on eBay.
Billionaire New Zealand luxury lodge owners Julian and Josie Robertson have gifted NZ$115 million of major international artworks to the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.
Usually it’s the early bird that catches the worm, but New Zealand is offering an early chance to catch the bird - with an invitation for visitors to travel to a remote destination for a rare meeting.
An intimate collection of the stories behind some of New Zealand’s most treasured songs has been published in a commemorative book released in time for NZ Music month – May 2009.
‘Team Ellen’ - the three New Zealand students whose social networking efforts saw them realise the dream of meeting US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres - are due back home after being treated as VIPs in LA.
Penguin stars of ice athletics are playing the audience at Kelly Tarlton’s - Auckland’s family waterfront experience – showing off their ball-handling and feet-tapping skills.
Luxury travel may seem out of the question for some during the current economic crisis, but a New Zealand deal could see one lucky couple enjoying NZ$33,000 of indulgence for just NZ$1.
Not all kiwi families have been affected by the recession – gloom and doom hasn’t reached New Zealand’s Ruahine Ranges where it’s been a bumper breeding season for eastern North Island brown kiwi.
Two of New Zealand’s leading artists will spend six months exhibiting their work at the 2009 Venice Biennale – the world’s most significant visual arts event.
Australian and American fire brigades are to take on their Kiwi counterparts in an unusual challenge that will see 349 firefighters in full kit racing to the top of Auckland’s Sky Tower.