General | ABC
11 November 2022
Early explorer New Zealander Clarence Hare, who survived being lost in Antarctica long before retiring to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, has had his famous diary published for the first time, 55 years after his death,…
Sport | ABC
17 July 2020
Christchurch-born Olympic Gold Medal volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon, in his eighth year as coach of the University of Minnesota’s women’s volleyball team The Gophers, is preparing for the 2020 season with his incoming team…
Music | ABC
2 April 2020
The seven women who are “leading the charge” in country music in 2020, according to Kath Devaney reporting for the ABC include New Zealand-based performer, Tami Neilson.
“It has been said that women in country…
General | ABC
23 April 2019
Hastings-born Colleen Young lived a clandestine life for 82 years, constantly fearful that what she called her “problem” would be exposed. Shoes were her “safe place” and where she could be herself, even as…
Nature | ABC
30 October 2015
The New Zealand fur seal population seems to be recovering after being pushed to the brink of extinction, according to a recent NZ government report.
“I went to Kaikoura in 1984 and all I saw…
General | ABC | New Zealand Herald | New Zealand Listener
18 June 2015
Dutch euthanasia expert Rob Jonquiere hopes the death of New Zealander Lecretia Seales, an advocate who has died from brain cancer, will bring about a law change.
Seales, 42, died from natural causes, just hours…
Nature | ABC | ABC News
18 March 2015
A rare image of New Zealand without a ceiling of cloud has been captured from the International Space Station as it orbits 418km above the South Pacific Ocean.
According to NASA, New Zealand is seldom…
Rugby | ABC
24 December 2014
Warriors half-back Shaun Johnson has won the Golden Boot for the best rugby league player in 2014, only the fourth New Zealander to win the prestigious award.
The panel of 13 judges gave Johnson nearly…
Sport General | ABC
20 April 2010
Wellington Phoenix will remain in the A-League until the end of the 2015-16 season. Doubt over the team’s future emerged in November last year when AFC president Mohamed bin Hammam said he did not…
Watersports | ABC | Times (The)
10 March 2010
Tasman rower Shaun Quincey, 24, has become the second person to successfully paddle across the stretch of water since his father did the same, though in the opposite direction, in 1977. Hundreds of family…
General | ABC | ABC News
25 November 2009
A bronze statue of Timaru’s most famous resident Phar Lap has been unveiled at the entrance to the city’s raceway on State Highway 1. Timaru Herald sports editor Stu Piddington talks to the ABC’s New Zealand correspondent Kerri…