Category: News

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

Guest Post: Forget Fuzzy FM, Meet DAB Radio

With its first channel broadcasting in 1995, DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) radio seems to be a late comer to the game in terms of broadcast radio. With FM as the looming giant of the broadcast industry, and satellite radio being

Guest Post: How to Survive the Long Flight to America from New Zealand

A flight to America can vary from 12 to 18 hours, depending on the departing and arriving cities. If the thought of spending this much time on a plane makes you uneasy, do not worry – this is natural! That

Guest Post: What to Pack for Any Cruise

Cruising is one of the most luxurious ways to spend a holiday. Whether your idea of the ultimate getaway is to engage in energizing sport related activities, partake of exciting nightlife, embark on intriguing excursions into faraway lands or just

Guest Post: Popular Extreme Sports in New Zealand

New Zealand is a small country with a big reputation for great natural beauty and adventure tourism. Some sports are thrilling and take skill and courage and then there is the next level. New Zealand holidays that include extreme sports

Kiwi Cool: Shopping For New Zealand-Made Souvenirs

When you go to the other side of the world, you want to bring back a few things to show for your trouble. Visiting New Zealand with my 1-year-old daughter, and with nephews at home in America, I became obsessed with finding them something

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

Mount Tongariro volcano erupts in New Zealand

The volcano erupts on New Zealand’s North Island for the first time in over 100 years.

New Redevelopment Scheme Unveiled for Central Christchurch

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND—A convention centre, sports stadium and performing arts complex are among the big projects planned for a new-look downtown Christchurch after the New Zealand city was reduced to rubble by an earthquake last year. Essentially given a blank

James Cameron Buy Massive New Zealand Estate

According to the New York Times: Mr. Cameron, the filmmaker-adventurer, spent an estimated $16 million to buy 2,500 acres of farmland around Lake Pounui (pronounced po-NEW-ee). Now he expects to absorb its magic while creating some of his own in