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New Zealand’s Bronze Māori Storehouse Destined For UN

New Zealand’s Bronze Māori Storehouse Destined For UN

“A significant cultural gift from Aotearoa New Zealand to the United Nations is a step closer with the unveiling of a bronze whatarangi (storehouse) at Te Puia New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute…

Discover New Zealand’s Wine Regions

Discover New Zealand’s Wine Regions

“New Zealand’s wine regions are at their most spectacular in autumn when the days are long and bathed in late sunshine – it’s an ideal time to savour and enjoy the country’s sauvignon blancs,…

5 Great Rides for Mountain Bikers

5 Great Rides for Mountain Bikers

There are numerous mountain bike tracks in New Zealand and a lot of new tracks are being created while old tracks are being reworked. “Many follow old pathways forged by early Māori and pioneer…

New Plymouth’s FIFA U-20 Football Madness

New Plymouth’s FIFA U-20 Football Madness

Just before the kick-off of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand, New Plymouth hosted a range of football related events. At the annual New Plymouth Womad Festival, football fanatic Patrick Hay wowed crowds…

Waterbabies’ Paradise

Waterbabies’ Paradise

Financial Express piece on watery escapes recommends canoeing the Tongaririo River, sea-kayaking in Doubtful Sound, and riding the Shotover Jet down south. Of special note is Fiordland’s “fairy tale like Hall Arm, where 4,000-foot vertical walls rise…

Winning-over Delhi bellies

Winning-over Delhi bellies

The Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi held a NZ food festival in honour of The Two Towers‘ Indian release. The event, organised by the NZ Trade Commission, aimed to win the hearts of…

Directory of Excellence

Directory of Excellence

Every entry in a New Zealand winery guide has one thing in common: “passion for excellence in their field”.

Hrithik era

Hrithik era

Indian tourists are awarding New Zealand an Oscar. Visitor numbers have shot up on the back of a high-profile film starring mega-hunk Hrithik Roshan and New Zealand as the backdrop.