New Zealand

Hero Sikh Abandons Religious Protocol By Using Turban To Help Injured Child

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

A young Sikh has been praised for abandoning religious protocol after rushing to aid an injured child who had been hit by a car. Harman Singh was ...

Travel Eye: Whale-Watching in Eco-Friendly Kaikoura, New Zealand

Karen Edwards | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

It's not only sperm whales that are found in Kaikoura's waters. Other species include Blue, Minke, Southern Right, Beaked and Pygmy Sperm whales. Vicky tells us about their migrating cycles, the way they feed and bring up young. I'm genuinely bowled over by how much the team know.

NZ Prime Minister Apologises For Bizarre Hair-Pulling Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK

The Prime Minister of New Zealand has apologised to a waitress for repeatedly pulling her hair in a bizarre schoolboy-like incident. A waitress fr...

Grim Night For Cyclone Hit Vanuatu Residents As Dozens Feared Dead

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK

Residents in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu hunkered in emergency shelters for a second straight night on Saturday after venturing out to find their homes da...

Three Weeks in New Zealand - Travel Tips and Tales

Lucy Self | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Self

It turns out, once I'd cleared up any pre-conceptions about the food scene, I fell as hard for New Zealand's beauty as I did for the man who brought me there. First step: extend that map in my mind to include a 'must revisit' pin. Second step: learn to drive...

Amazing Images Capture Fearless Police Saving Woman From Sinking Car

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK

Dramatic images of two policemen fearlessly saving a woman from her sinking car have been revealed. A 63-year-old woman was believed to be just se...

Theresa May Goes All The Way To NZ To Find Child Abuse Inquiry Chair

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

New Zealand High Court judge Lowell Goddard has been named as chair of the deeply troubled child abuse inquiry. The endeavour has been a political ...

New Island Created By Volcanic Eruption In Tonga

AP | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK

A volcanic eruption in Tonga has created a new island — although one scientist said on Wednesday it could soon disappear. The volcano has been er...

Man With Metal Rod In His Head Walks Calmly Into A Petrol Station

The Huffington Post UK | Francesca Syrett | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK

Extraordinary footage has emerged of a man walking calmly into a petrol station with a metal rod lodged into his head. Lester Gray, the owner of th...

Sydney Kicks Off World's New Year Celebrations

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK

It's already 2015 in some parts of the world - Sydney has rung in the New Year with its awesome, annual fireworks display. Sydney greeted January 1...

My Three Top Travel Secrets From A Tour of New Zealand

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 17.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

From the completely bizarre Lost Gypsy Caravan in The Catlins or Wellington's free outdoor concert in the beautiful Botanic Garden, to the spine-chilling glow worm trails in Waitomo Caves, there are so many undiscovered secrets for the first time New Zealand traveller.

Will the Kiwis Pass the Ball Yet?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

When one looks at the stats of New Zealand having arrived on the world rugby scene, it must fill the heart of a sports fan with pride. This country, which has simply one quarter of a population of London, get there to conquer the field?

In Space, Even New Zealand Has The Aurora

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts on the International Space Station have captured what might be some of the most stunning aurora footage yet as they passed over New Zealand...

Can You Spot The Goats Hiding In This Video?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Can you spot the goats hiding on this hillside in New Zealand? You've got 10 seconds... SEE ALSO: Can You Spot The Dog In These Photos? (Via ...

Some Genius Hid A Giant Cat In Google Maps

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Tech

This is either the very dedicated work of a normal citizen like you and us or it's the very simple -- but equally as mischievous -- work of a Google e...

Eight Players to Watch in the Four Nations

Abdullah Mahmood | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Sport
Abdullah Mahmood

With the 2014 Four Nations starting on Saturday with a double header of England vs Samoa and world champions Australia vs New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium it feels as good a time as any to have a look at some of the players to keep an eye out for over the next four weeks.

Kiwi Inspiration for Newest Royal Baby?

Kim Chambers | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kim Chambers

One thing is certain. There will be many women in New Zealand claiming their bets on this happy pregnancy news. Of course, we'd all hoped she was already pregnant on her visit. During the tour we became seriously giddy with excitement when Wills supposedly told our local Cambridge baby shawl maker, Cynthia Read: "you might have to make another one soon."

These Retirement Home Residents Dancing To 'Happy' Are Guaranteed To Put A Smile On Your Face

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Just when you thought you were tired of homemade Pharrell Williams 'Happy' videos, comes one that's simply irresistible. It's courtesy of 60 reside...

Copying Gran? Prince Harry Photobombs New Zealand Rugby Coach

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport

His grandmother was at it last week and on Monday Prince Harry couldn't resist photobombing New Zealand rugby officials at the Commonwealth Games. ...

A Global View on Responsible Mining - a reality in the 21st century

Catalin Hosu | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK
Catalin Hosu

In the past years, there has been a massive movement against mining in general and against gold mining throughout the world. The voices that stand aga...

Could These Be UFOs?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student has photographed what he claims to be two UFOs floating eerily above a harbour in New Zealand late at night. Terence Huang, a 25-year-old...

Five Holidays Where You Can Avoid the World Cup

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Where should you go if you want to avoid the mayhem of Rio 2014? What options are open to those who loathe football or just want to keep away from the final score? Here are a few ideas.

A 'Sweet as' Kiwi Hike - The Tarurua Range

Shannon Kendall | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Shannon Kendall

New Zealand. A country world-renowned for its phenomenal landscapes- rainforests, volcanoes and glaciers perfectly decorate the two islands creating a...

Deep in the Heart of Mordor: The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Shannon Kendall | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Shannon Kendall

From first hand experience, I can tell you that there is nothing more magical than watching fingers of light begin to touch Tongariro's mountain tops and knowing that you are in the minority of the world's population to witness the first sunrise on that day.

The Ultimate New Zealand Body Fuel Adventure

Layne Lieberman | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Close your eyes and imagine flying cross-country without ever having to pull out your ID or go through a security checkpoint. Enter your confirmation code at a kiosk, print out your boarding pass and go to the gate. Liquids are allowed and travel is back to a leisurely pace right at the start!