#New Zealand

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 30.08.2016 | 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?

How Do You Start a Business That Changes the World?

Adele Barlow | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK
Adele Barlow

Through Escape the City, I often met high-flying professionals who wanted to ditch their day-to-day routines in order to 'find more meaning' and 'change the world'. I must have talked to at least a thousand millennials who stated the same dream of owning a business that also improved society.

Donald Trump Quotes Read By Kids From New Zealand Makes Them Much More Tolerable

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Comedy

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says a lot of shocking things, and puts out quite a large number of dubious statements. Lucki...

Students' Throats Cut Live On Stage In Sweeney Todd Razor Bungle

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK

Two boys were taken to hospital after suffering neck wounds from a razor during an opening night performance of Sweeney Todd at a New Zealand school. ...

Watch Heartbreaking Response To Child Eating From Rubbish Bins

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK

A young boy with dirt on his face and clothing was filmed scavenging for food in rubbish bins - and dozens of people ignored him. Some even stepped ar...

Legalising Prostitution - Mr Corbyn Is Probably Right

John Watson | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

Mr Corbyn is not afraid to buck the political trend by expressing unfashionable views, but his comment at Goldsmith University that it would be civili...

Heartwarming Moment Grandson Dances With His Frail Grandmother

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK

A heartwarming video has been posted online days before Mother's Day showing a grandson dancing with his frail grandmother in their living room. I...

John Oliver Unveils The Dildo Flag That New Zealand Has Always Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Comedy

When New Zealand politician Steven Joyce was hit in the face with a flying dildo, he knew it was only a matter of time before John Oliver ripped him t...