Education | The Independent
21 March 2016
New Zealand has been ranked the 15th most literate nation in a new study of countries and their literacy.
According to the article “the study, conducted by John W. Miller, president of Central Connecticut State…
General | The Independent
21 March 2016
Andrew Little, leader of the Labour Party said his party was considering the idea of scrapping benefits and introducing a basic citizens’ income, as reported in The Independent.
“Citizens’ income also known as…
Business | The Independent
8 November 2015
In many countries dark beers are for the cold months, but not in New Zealand.
“Lots of breweries in New Zealand have got stouts and porters among their best sellers,” said Stu McKinlay, one half…
Rugby | The Independent
7 November 2015
With their 34-17 win at Twickenham against Australia, the New Zealand All Blacks became the first team to ever retain their World Cup trophy. Their back-to-back World Cup wins and their more than 75%…
War & Peace | The Independent
14 May 2015
New Zealand, alongside Switzerland and Russia, has been listed as one of the hardest countries in the world to invade.
The humorous article in The Independent cited New Zealand’s geographic inaccessibility as the…
Cricket | The Independent
2 March 2015
Auckland is humming. After a month of sublime weather, and on a day in which the Volvo round the world yachts arrived in post, the 175th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of…