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The Catlins Traverse Walk is on a bucket list of the top 33 activities in New Zealand, compiled by a leading German travel company.
The $2.4 billion Waikato Expressway has reached another milestone with the New Zealand Transport Agency board committing $458 million to complete the Huntly section.
The Earth sings every day, with an electric chorus. With the right tuning, radios can eavesdrop on this sizzling symphony of crackles, pops and whistles - the melody of millions of lightning bolts.
There's been the ice, snow and dry valleys of Antarctica and the desert of Saudi Arabia.
Online retail sales growth is slowing and 19 out of every 20 New Zealand purchases are still made in a shop, says an expert who raised questions about digital influence over shopping centres.
Defined by a passion for service, Rydges is a dynamic family of hotels and resorts that accommodates over one million guests each year in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
THE 298 victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash were remembered at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony with a silence led by Alex Salmond.
TUNNELLING THROUGH: Grant's vision for a possible fixed link between Picton and Wellington ferry terminals, with different levels for rail and road.
THE president of Emirates has raised the prospect of the Gulf airline introducing a third daily flight from Glasgow to Dubai.
Internationally acclaimed Israeli concert pianist, Rami Bar-Niv, is to perform in concert at Rotorua's Civic Theatre on 19 August.
Labretta Suede has spent much of the past five years in New York with her band The Motel 6. The daughter of Greek immigrants who moved to West Auckland in the 60s, she wants to save New Lynn's few remaining heritage buildings.
Kiwi company uses sensors and software to give each part of a field the precise amount of water it needs .
His grandmother was born a Kiwi, he's packed down in the front row of an All Blacks scrum of sorts, and he considers New Zealanders ''family''.
PUPPY PARENTING: A handful of inmates train labradors through the Puppies in Prison programme, which teaches dogs to assist people with disabilities.
This year Glasgow has soared into top tourist destination lists with both Rough Guides and The Telegraph naming us in their top ten.
Total madness - that's how future generations will label the rejection of the Christchurch to North Canterbury commuter rail service, says New Zealand First.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 12:41 am
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