#New Zealand

Politician Slaps Down Interviewer After 'Sexist' Questioning Twice In First Day On The Job

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

Women in British politics are no stranger to being asked pointed questions about their intentions to have a family (Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon be...

Boris Johnson Risks Offending Two Nations At Once With His Latest Comments

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK

Boris Johnson has told a Māori congregation in New Zealand their traditional greeting would be “misinterpreted in a pub in Glasgow”. The Foreign ...

New Zealand Chefs Claim Mince On Toast As National Dish After Twitter Debate Gets Out Of Hand

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Chefs and food critics in New Zealand have claimed mince on toast as their own national dish after Twitter went into meltdown over the debate. It all ...

How Warren Gatland Threatened The Lions Very Existence

James Fenn | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Sport
James Fenn

Of course in the short-term the Lions will continue to fascinate and entertain in equal measure. But the Lions is a precious concept, and for it maintain its appeal to fans and brands alike, the coach needs to defend the value of the shirt just as much as the players tasked with wearing it.

Labour And The Greens Can Work Together - Just Look At What We've Done In New Zealand

Metiria Turei | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Politics
Metiria Turei

Like the UK, New Zealand is heading to the polls this year. We - the Greens and Labour - are trying to unseat a centre-right party that's been in government for a long time (too long), headed by a leader who's been appointed Prime Minister by his caucus, rather than the people: does that sound familiar?

EE Has Scrapped Roaming Charges For 52 Countries Around The World

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Tech

Roaming charges are not only one of the most annoying aspects of going on holiday they’re also one of the most ridiculous. Well now it looks as thou...

North: Preparation Key For Lions Against All Blacks

Oliver Pickup | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

Realistically, can the British and Irish Lions triumph in New Zealand this summer against the mighty All Blacks, the reigning back-to-back world champions and rugby union's perennial number-one-ranked team - and on their own patch, to boot?

Hair-Raising Moment Woman Narrowly Avoids A Speeding Train

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK

Heart-in-mouth footage of a woman strolling over a level crossing and only just missing being hit by a speeding train has been published online. Relea...

Where To Eat Vegetarian Food In New Zealand

Selene Nelson | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

New Zealand is known for its Middle Earth-inspiring beauty, Maori culture and passion for rugby more than for its food. Yet the endless swaths of farmland and 8,700 miles of coastline mean that meat and seafood feature strongly, and popular national dishes include roast lamb, oysters, and fish and chips.

Outrage After Trainee Sniffer Dog Shot Dead At Airport After Escaping Handler

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

A New Zealand airport is being besieged with complaints after a trainee security dog was shot dead after escaping its leash. Ten-month-old Grizz was ...

Why This River In New Zealand Has Been Awarded Human Rights

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK

A river in New Zealand has been granted the same legal rights as a human in an effort to enshrine the waterway’s ancestral status of a local Māori ...

New Zealand Is Actually Giving Out Free Holidays, But There's A Catch

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK Tech

Ever fancied a trip down under but didn’t quite think your bank balance could justify the long haul journey? Well now you could have a holiday to Ne...

New Zealand Is Actually Part Of A 'Lost Continent' Called Zealandia

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 17.02.2017 | UK Tech

New Zealand is perched on top of a “lost continent” submerged by water, according to an eye-opening new study. Zealandia spans 1.9 million square ...

Tragedy As Hundreds More Pilot Whales Beach Themselves In New Zealand, Bringing The Total To 650

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK

Rescuers in New Zealand were faced with a grim discovery on Saturday as hundreds more pilot whales became stranded, bringing the total number to more ...

Hundreds Of Pilot Whales Die As Rescuers Race To Save Survivors Stranded On New Zealand Beach

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK

Hundreds of whales have died after becoming stranded on a beach in New Zealand as volunteers try desperately to save the remaining animals. More than ...

George North Prepares To Power Wales And Lions To Glory

Oliver Pickup | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

A Six Nations Championship on the eve of a British and Irish Lions campaign always fizzes with more intensity than usual. Players push themselves to the very limit of their athletic abilities in a bid to impress the selectors and gain a coveted place on the aeroplane for a tour which, for most, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and the pinnacle of their rugby career.

Luxury Cruise Company Launches Ultimate 'Gap Yah' Trip Costing £46,000

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Ever since the infamous “Gap Yah” video was released in 2010, taking a year out has been seen as an opportunity for privileged rich kids to party....

Amazon Alexa Nails The Pronunciation Of Europe's Longest Place Name

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech

If you’ve ever doubted the artificial intelligence hype, check out this video of Amazon Alexa pronouncing Europe’s longest place name. It reels of...

The World Is Welcoming 2017 In Spectacular Style

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Sydney’s famous harbour bridge has been lit up in spectacular style to welcome 2017. Australia’s best known city sent up a dazzling tribute to 201...

Precision And Preparation Paramount For Lions in New Zealand

Oliver Pickup | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Sport
Oliver Pickup

Selection for the British and Irish Lions is "the pinnacle of your career", according to Rob Howley, who on Wednesday was confirmed as Warren Gatland's backs coach for next summer's series in New Zealand, where the world's most-famous rugby-playing tourists have won only one previous campaign.

Newsreader Gives Absolute Masterclass In Keeping Cool During New Zealand Earthquake Broadcast

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK

A newsreader gave a masterclass in keeping cool under pressure when she kept broadcasting despite her studio being rocked by a massive earthquake. Vic...

New Zealand Earthquake Strikes Near Christchurch, Triggering Tsunami And Killing Two People

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 13.11.2016 | UK

At least two people were killed after New Zealand was hit by a powerful earthquake on Sunday as residents were warned to move to higher ground to avoi...

A Three-Year-Old From New Zealand Has Become An Overnight Millionaire

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK

A New Zealand toddler has become a millionaire after scooping the top prize in a Bonus Bonds monthly draw. The three-year-old is now NZ$1,000,000 bett...

New Zealand Mayor Celebrates New Underpants After Four-Year Wait

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK

Draped in his mayoral chains, a small-town New Zealand politician raised his arms in jubilant celebration - at the opening of a discount department st...

Studying The Kiwis: Could Britain's Junior Doctors Learn From New Zealand?

Nima Ghadiri | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Politics
Nima Ghadiri

Based on their track record, would they have hesitated to legally challenge the UK government: particularly on Jeremy Hunt's early assertion that we do not already have a seven-day emergency NHS, a proclamation which has already led to well-documented patient harm?