New Zealand News

Waka Māori draws crowds for living culture

Waka Māori draws crowds for living culture

21 October 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Traditional Māori culture and 21st century New Zealand innovation have added a new dimension for rugby fans exploring Auckland’s waterfront at Waka Māori - a living showcase of Māori arts and crafts, and rugby heritage.

RWC 2011 supports World Food Day

15 October 2011 Press Release Tourism News

All eyes will be on Eden Park this weekend as Australia, France, New Zealand and Wales bid to reach the Rugby World Cup 2011 Final and keep alive their hopes of lifting the coveted Webb Ellis Cup.

Ultimate fans on final New Zealand RWC trail

Ultimate fans on final New Zealand RWC trail

5 October 2011 Press Release Tourism News

Two Brits with a couple of bicycles are the ultimate rugby fans - Londoners Tom Hudson and Jodie Burton have cycled almost 28,000km through 28 countries to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup tournament.

Kiwi artist toasts rugby’s greats

Kiwi artist toasts rugby’s greats

11 September 2011 Press Release Tourism News

A New Zealand artist has made what he believes may be a controversial selection to literally toast the five greatest rugby players of all time for an art exhibition.

New Zealand travel hit by snow chaos

New Zealand travel hit by snow chaos

16 August 2011 Tourism News

Visitors to the North Island of New Zealand have been hit be travel chaos following the first snow fall there in 40 years. The one-in-a-lifetime cold snap is expected to last until Wednesday, according to local forecasters, with airports closed, roads blocked at electricity cut in some areas.