All Blacks legend McCaw honored with Order of New Zealand

Apr 14, 2016

All Blacks legend McCaw honored with Order of New Zealand

All Blacks legend Richie McCaw said he was humbled to receive New Zealand’s top civic honor on Thursday, but also relieved he does not have to adopt the title “Sir Richie.” McCaw was bestowed with the Order of New Zealand (ONZ), which recognizes “outstanding ...

Former New Zealand leader Clark announces bid for top U.N. post

Apr 5, 2016

Former New Zealand leader Clark announces bid for top U.N. post

Helen Clark, a former New Zealand prime minister who is now a senior U.N. official, announced Tuesday she is running for the top position at the United Nations, saying she would bring nearly 30 years of leadership skills to the job of secretary-general. Clark ...

Mar 26, 2016

Ten thousand rabbits shot in New Zealand Easter hunt

Hunting for chocolate eggs is popular Easter event, but in New Zealand it was bunnies in the firing line at an annual rabbit-shooting event in one district where they are regarded as pests. Ten thousand rabbits were shot by more than 300 hunters in ...

Find thrills amid spectacular scenery in New Zealand

Mar 19, 2016

Find thrills amid spectacular scenery in New Zealand

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For travelers wanting to take in the mind-bogglingly stunning scenery of New Zealand’s South Island while getting a high-octane shot of adrenaline, Queenstown and the surrounding Fiordland area are bucket-list must-dos. Queenstown is not only an adventure tourism capital, but it’s also home to ...

Feb 23, 2016

Australia keeps eye on victory

Joe Burns and Usman Khawaja had Australia in sight of victory and the top test ranking on Tuesday after an absorbing fourth day marked by stubborn resistance from New Zealand and umpire abuse by the tourists. With Burns on 27 and Khawaja 19, Australia ...