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New Zealand’s giant rugby ball has seen plenty of action at its new home beside London’s famous Tower Bridge earning warm praise from crowds who’ve braved cold temperatures to visit the Kiwi icon.
New Zealand is a destination which always delivers, according to 25,000 readers of the UK Daily Telegraph, who have just voted New Zealand one of their favourite destinations on earth.
Syrah and Hawke’s Bay wines took top honours at the 2008 Air New Zealand Wine Awards.
The FIFA under-17 Women’s World Cup has wound up in New Zealand with a nail biting final between North Korea and favourites the United States.
New Zealand researchers studying a rare and endangered species of penguin have uncovered a previously unknown species that disappeared about 500 years ago.
New Zealand’s top winemakers will be recognised at a gala event in Wellington this weekend when trophy winners are announced at the 2008 Air New Zealand Wine Awards.
New Zealand soprano Hayley Westenra has won the ‘classical performer of the year’ award at the Variety Club’s annual show business awards in London.
A nine-year-old New Zealand boy has won a major patent prize by inventing an eco-friendly unit that turns food scraps into fertiliser without anyone having to leave the kitchen.
The Nevis Arc New Zealand’s latest extreme adventure activity, said to be the world’s highest swing, has been launched by bungy jumping pioneers, AJ Hackett Bungy.
Fine Hawke’s Bay wines will definitely be on the menu for musical legend Lionel Richie when he headlines at next year’s Mission Estate Winery Concert (February 28, 2009).