New Zealand

Review: Qantas First Class Lounge Auckland

Usually it pays to do your research before you travel and in this case it would have been good had I done some beforehand. During my last transit …

Auckland

Child caught driving car with goat chilling in the back seat

<b>New Zealand is a unique place.</b><p>Not only does the island boast breathtaking landscapes and rare wildife – but, according to this video, it’s filled …

Transportation

Raglan grom event flies through heavy action down to Semis

<b>Backdoor GromBash</b><p>Surfing New Zealand<br>Manu Bay, Raglan<br>28 - 30 April, 2017<p><b>New Zealand Representatives Explode into Semifinals</b><p><b>Surfersvillage Global Surf</b> …

Surfing

Dear New Zealand: What did Australia ever do to you?

READER REPORT:<p>You hide behind this faux "humility" while tearing down anything Australian.<p>New Zealand, I am writing to you from Sydney.<p>I returned …

New Zealand News

Important first day of racing in Bermuda

For Emirates Team New Zealand

Sailing

A “Devil’s Bath” and Lots of Sheep: Photographer Ward Roberts Captures the Magic Landscapes of Auckland

living-travel-ward-roberts-auckland<p>Photographer Ward Roberts has become known for his pastel-hued portraits of urban architecture—particularly as it pertains to the oft-overlooked basketball courts that dot America’s biggest cities. At heart though, this young creative is a nomad. Taking pictures …

Auckland

French rugby league match abandoned after shocking king-hit floors referee

Shocking king-hit floors referee in French rugby league match.<p>A French rugby league referee was left floored on the weekend after a sickening punch …

New Zealand News

Malta scandal exposes New Zealand trusts again

A Malta magistrate is investigating explosive claims of money laundering and corruption that have put New Zealand in the middle of a global cash …

New Zealand News

Friday Music

I was flattered when I was asked a while ago to make a contribution to Base FM's Cover Story II exhibition – but also a little flummoxed. The show, …

New Zealand News

Kiwis reassured one year 'pathway to citizenship' in Australia remains

New Zealanders living in Australia have been assured a crackdown on citizenship requirements has not shifted the goalposts on the "pathway to …

Immigration

New Zealand bans teens watching Netflix show 13 Reasons Why without their parents

Over its depiction of suicide.<p><i>13 Reasons Why</i> may be targeted towards teens, but New Zealand has banned them from watching the Netflix drama without …

Netflix

Abel Tasman Gears Up for Kentucky Oaks Run

China Horse Club and Clearsky Farms' Abel Tasman put in a stiff, quality work April 28 and for good reason.<p>"It better be good if she's going to try …

Horses

Meet the globetrotting cyclist collecting 1,001 climate change stories

On Saturday, Devi Lockwood will be at the People’s Climate march in Washington, DC, hoping to add to the 600 interviews she’s done in the US and beyond, about how people’s lives have been impacted by climate change and water<p>I’m 24 years old, and I believe that water and climate change are the …

Climate

Vodafone NZ and Sky push ahead with merger

Vodafone NZ and Sky TV have circumvented the New Zealand Commerce Commission's rejection of its merger by gaining consent from the Overseas …

Technology (New Zealand)

Filthy water report: A starting point or an end game?

Another day; another freshwater report. By now, you could recite this stuff in your sleep: too many cows pissing too much nitrate, drought by …

New Zealand News

Australia, New Zealand flex their muscle

Wheeler's unlikely try assist0:24<p>Super Rugby: In an unexpected assist Joe Wheeler sets up Matt Faddes' for the final try in the highlanders thrashing …

Rugby Union

Tasmania Photostory - Between 2 Worlds(eries‘)

"Hey guys, are you here for the race?" The cashier welcomes us as we enter the supermarket. We’re not even in the 200-soul village of Derby, the …

Mountains

NZ dollar falls to 10-month low

The New Zealand dollar fell to a 10-month low as weaker commodity prices restrained the currencies of countries that export raw materials, while the …

New Zealand Dollar

Aust-based NZ man dies in crash in France

A New Zealand man killed in a car crash in France was to be married in a few weeks.<p>Beau St George, who lived in NSW's Illawarra region, has been …

France

TV news map shows double the New Zealand, and yes, everyone made the same joke

Despite being the most magical, nicest country in the world (sit down, Iceland), New Zealand doesn't get enough attention. It's no wonder its citizens have a slight identity crisis when they're continually left off world maps. You could say they have a <i>chup</i> on their shoulder (sorry).<p>So it was with …

New Zealand Launches A Three-Year Visa Program For Impact Entrepreneurs

You can call it an incubation nation: New Zealand recently launched a first-of-its kind program for global impact entrepreneurs interested in setting up shop in the country.<p>Called the Global Impact Visa, it provides up to 400 entrepreneurs and investors with three-year visas, allowing them to …

Entrepreneurship

French tourist survives rare shark attack in New Zealand

Tourist survives, suffering only moderate injuries, after rare attack at Curio Bay in the South Island<p>A French tourist survived a rare shark attack in New Zealand on Thursday, suffering only moderate injuries, rescuers and locals said.<p>The woman, aged in her 20s, was bodyboarding in the afternoon at …

Shark Attacks

Fuji Xerox NZ loses $260m

Fuji Xerox New Zealand is facing multiple investigations covering the years former Australia CEO Neil Whittaker was in charge, as parent company …

Princess Cruises to homeport four ships in Australia, New Zealand

Princess Cruises will homeport four ships to ports in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the 2018-2019 season. Princess Cruises will …

Cruise Ships

NASA launches giant balloon for data collection

NASA has launched a super pressure balloon in New Zealand in a bid to collect data in near space.

NASA

New Zealand Says Teens Who Watch '13 Reasons Why' Must Be Supervised By An Adult

Teens in New Zealand who want to watch the Netflix series <i>13 Reasons Why</i> will have to do so with their parents.<p>New Zealand's office of Film & …

13 Reasons Why

UN report slams NZ's use of solitary confinement

Example of a seclusion room at a government run mental health facility which a UN report found are being overused. Photo: NZ Herald A scathing report …

New Zealand News

Best New Hotels for Nature Lovers: Hot List 2017

Sometimes a hotel makes the Hot List—our picks for the best newcomers in the past year—not for what’s under its roof, but for what’s outside its doors. And this year turned up plenty of options for outdoorsy types: There are polished, summer camp-style retreats for the avid fly-fisher—think rustic …

Hotels

Supernanny Jo Frost shares the biggest mistake parents make

Children need discipline and lots of it, right? Perhaps not.<p>​Supernanny Jo Frost has helped thousands of parents with her sensible tips, both in …

New Zealand News

WRC

IT’S a year since New Zealand’s Hayden Paddon made his big breakthrough in Argentina and became a winner of a World Championship rally.<p>It was his …

Motorsport