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Canada’s winter athletes carried off the team prize as the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games closed yesterday (30.08.09) at Coronet Peak, in Queenstown.
Conservation Week 2009 promises some close encounters of the environmental kind as New Zealand celebrates its unique wildlife, natural areas and historic places with many nationwide events.
Canada’s snowboarding elite took some time out from the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games to relax Queenstown-style – jumping off bridges and careering through canyons.
The world’s smallest penguins are about to be given a big hand up with their own VIP – very important penguin – nesting area at EcoWorld in New Zealand’s Marlborough Sounds.
The 13-year-old lead star of 'The Strength of Water', due to hit New Zealand cinemas this week, has his own real life story to tell involving the harrowing path from cancer victim to world screen.
Dolphins are renowned for helping humans in trouble at sea but a group of fishermen off New Zealand’s Northland coast have returned the favour by freeing a dolphin caught in a fishing long-line.
British Disabled Ski Team members, in Queenstown for the 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games, took time out from their racing schedule to play with gravity at the Shotover Canyon Swing.
New Zealand’s South Island resort of Queenstown will live up to its party reputation next week as hundreds of gay men and women celebrate Gay Ski Week NZ.
Savvy travellers who want to meet the locals and save money while holidaying in New Zealand will benefit from a new network of Kiwi hosts.
Times may be challenging but many New Zealanders are still ready to show their big hearts, and next week they will have an official opportunity to do that as the country celebrates a unique goodwill fest.