Category: Culture

An emotional wedding haka moves the bride to tears

Now, that’s what I call a cool wedding. The family of the groom performed an intense haka to celebrate the wedding of Aaliyah and Benjamin Armstrong. You can see the video here: It is so sweet how both the groom and

Beyond the Lord Of The Rings

Although the Lord Of the Rings and The Hobbit are the most popular New Zealand films, the country does produce many other original films and TV shows. The New Zealand Film Commission chooses the projects and provides funding. The majority of the

Link: Pictory – A Photo Guide to New Zealand

This is a really cool photo introduction to New Zealand – very cool! Read it here.

Guest Post: The History of the New Zealand Flag

New Zealand is one of the biggest countries in the southwestern Pacific. The country has a rich history dating evolutionary times and is believed to be one of the first settled landmasses on earth. As a country settled by the

Video: Exploring Kiwi Culture in Culture Kaboom

Griffin, Christian, David and Graeme are old high school friends. They traded everything from clothes to hockey gear for some cultural kaboom in New Zealand. Epic landscapes, hanging with the friendly locals, and hot pools is just half of the

Article: Majority of immigrants are happy with New Zealand life

A recent survey of migrants in New Zealand has revealed that the majority are satisfied with their new lives. The study was conducted by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and found that the main reason for people wanting

Quote: Orlando Bloom on New Zealand

I got to dress up in funny clothes and run around New Zealand with a bow and arrow for 18 months, how bad could that be? Orlando Bloom (Referring to his work on the Lord of the Rings)

New Zealand Tourism Posters from the 1930′s

New Zealand has been marketing itself as a tourist destination for a lot longer than most people realize. How to Be a Retronaut found an archive of stunning tourism posters from the 1930′s that market New Zealand to the world.

Guest Post: Five Striking Similarities between the Kiwis and the Brits

New Zealand, a former British colony, may have been touched by the impact of diversity. Both countries have gone through whirling transitions that are converging on a daily basis. Nonetheless, as diverse as diversity is, there are remarkable resemblances that

Video: Marmite fetching 2,000 dollars a jar as New Zealand runs dry

Parts of New Zealand have run out of Marmite and prices are soaring following a nationwide shortage of the spread. Report by Sam Datta-Paulin.