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Climate change and its effect on the world will be highlighted this month at a festival in the New Zealand city of Christchurch - gateway to the last great wilderness on earth.
New Zealand Olympic medalist Nick Willis has scored another career highlight by winning the Fifth Avenue Mile street race in New York.
New Zealand author Patricia Grace has won the 2008 Neustadt International Prize for Literature.
Rotorua’s world famous thermal activity has generated the first New Zealand Qualmark Green award.
International tourist spending in New Zealand is up five percent on the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Tourism.
New Zealand can add yet another Guinness World Record to its long list with the successful completion of a staggering forward roll attempt in Rotorua yesterday.
International athletes will literally follow in the footsteps of New Zealand’s legendary runner and coach Arthur Lydiard when they race in a new marathon that covers his old Auckland training ground.
Come summer 2009, international yachting fever will return to Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour as the world’s top racing yachties set sail in a new Louis Vuitton-sponsored yacht regatta.
New Zealand’s bar-tailed godwits, the world’s longest non-stop flying birds, are back home two weeks before expected, signalling an early start to spring.
The largest art event on New Zealand’s cultural calendar, the Montana World of WearableArt (WOW) Awards show turns 20 this year (2008) in true spectacular style.