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A male kakapo, one of a handful of New Zealand’s remaining native parrots, has been found on an island off the south of the South Island after 21 years on the missing list.
A bumper 2008 ski season - with plenty of snow and international tourists boosting visitor numbers to record levels – has New Zealand’s ski tourism industry in a positive frame for the 2009 winter season.
While New Zealand bathes in sunshine and high temperatures, winter sports enthusiasts have cooler conditions in mind.
Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour is hosting a celebrity line-up – not all famous yachties – during the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series races on the Hauraki Gulf.
New Zealand has long been considered a romantic destination for weddings, honeymooners and couples seeking seclusion, but this summer it seems there’s extra lovin’ in the air.
International rugby teams and fans from all over New Zealand are descending on Wellington this weekend (6 - 7 February) to play their part in the 2009 NZI Rugby Sevens.
Royalty, politicians, artists and performers will be among the crowds taking part in Waitangi Day - New Zealand’s national holiday - celebrations this Friday (6.02.09).
Recreating Bluff’s famous paua shell house as an exhibit at Canterbury Museum in Christchurch has proved a resounding success with visitors giving 100 percent positive feedback.
New Zealand’s iconic Milford Sound has moved up the rankings in a global search for the ‘Seven Wonders of Nature’ as on-line voters help to heat up competition.
Swiss racing car drivers in New Zealand for the Taupo A1GP event were not only victorious on the track but also vocal in their praise for the country.