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Tourism New Zealand’s video news releases feature documentaries and highlights about New Zealand places, events and people. Broadcast quality copies of these videos are available for use by international media.

All Black Profiles

New Zealand All Blacks share their favourite places, and how they spend their spare time. Captain Richie McCaw and team mate Anton Oliver love to fly, while Luke McAlister enjoys a glass of fine wine on Waiheke Island.

View the All Black profiles

Sir Edmund Hillary
1919 - 2008

Sir Edmund Hillary was New Zealand's greatest hero. The tall, gangly beekeeper seized world headlines when he and Tenzing Norgay became the first to scale the summit of Mount Everest in 1953. He died on 11 January 2008, aged 88.

Video - Sir Edmund Hillary

Rhys Darby: Kiwi Comic & Actor

Rhys Darby

Comic Rhys Darby's unique style blending sound effects, characterisations and askew observations has amused international audiences since 2002. Best known as band manager Murray in Flight of the Conchords, Rhys starred beside Jim Carrey in the movie Yes Man.

Rhys Darby - Kiwi comic and actor

Matariki - Maori New Year

Matariki is one of New Zealand's most ancient celebrations. It is the time of year when New Zealand's Maori people mark the end of one year and the beginning of another.

Matariki - Maori New Year festival

World Environment Day

New Zealand is recognised around the globe for its green and pristine environment. Green practices and sustainability are central to the Kiwi way of life.

Becoming a truly sustainable nation

The Giant Rugby Ball

Described as a marketing coup, New Zealand's giant inflatable rugby ball took centre stage next to the Eiffel Tower during the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

Video - Giant Rugby Ball on show




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