New Zealand

William Sets Royal Baby Rumours Alight.. Then Kate Does This

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK

Speculation has mounted that Prince George could soon have a brother or sister after Prince William hinted another baby may not be too far off. How...

These Kiwis Aren't Fans Of Wills And Kate, And Aren't Afraid To Say It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

New Zealand republicans made their feelings about the Royal visit Down Under quite plain on Friday afternoon, with an aircraft carrying an anti-monarc...

Wills Just Got Taught A Lesson By His Wife

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

Being a Royal is all about waves. But Prince William was outclassed by his wife Kate during a boat race in New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cam...

Is The Duchess Of Cambridge About To Star In The Latest Hobbit Movie?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK

Well the answer is no, but Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge would make the perfect elf. Hobbit director Peter Jackson met the Duke and Duchess o...

PICTURES: Prince George Is Just The Cutest

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Prince George made his first public engagement at Plunket, a child welfare group at Government House, Wellington. Third in line to the throne, litt...

Prince George Steals Other Child's Toy At First Engagement

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Prince George's public life got off to an auspicious start in New Zealand when he stole a toy from another baby he was meant to be playing with at his...

The 1977 Everest Expedition Sums Up Why I Love New Zealanders

Kevin O'Donnell | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kevin O'Donnell

This is what I love about New Zealanders, even with the odds stacked against them nothing would stop them a fair go at the world highest mountain. They didn't reach the top but writing off their effort would be like watching a man with no legs get to the twenty fifth mile of a marathon and not being impressed...

Prince George's Kiwi Adventure Begins

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK

All eyes were on Prince George when the royal baby arrived in New Zealand with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for their tour Down Under. William...

Kate, William And George Pose At Kensington Palace (With Lupo)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

The Duke and Duchess Of Cambridge have released a photo of their eight-month-old son ahead of their tour of Australia and New Zealand. Prince Georg...

Saving the World in Heels, Wearing Picasso Prints

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Diana Verde Nieto

"Fashion is only the attempt to realise art in living forms and social intercourse," said Coco Chanel. This season, lets embrace the trend but do it in a socially responsible way. And stop citing Rembrandt at the dinner table.

Maori King Turns Down Will and Kate

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK

The king of the Maori people has cancelled a meeting with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, following his concerns that the length of time wasn’t l...

A Doctor Was Attacked By A Shark. What He Did Next Was Totally Badass

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Doctor James Grant has single-handedly redefined the word ‘badass’. The 24-year-old was bitten on the leg by a shark as he fished with friends...

Jessica Elgot

Warning Against Syria Military Intervention By Top UN Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

One of the UN's most senior leaders has warned against Western intervention in Syria, drawing on her experience as prime minister of New Zealand when ...

Asia-Pacific Is Leading the World on Carbon Emissions Trading

Adam Matthews | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

This article is co-authored with Terry Townshend who is Head of Policy at GLOBE International It is not well know that Kazakhstan -- a nation whose l...

LOOK: NZ Earthquake Topples Hobbit Sculpture

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

An earthquake has claimed a giant Hobbit sculpture in New Zealand. The eagle sculpture, promoting the latest Hobbit film, fell to the floor from it...

WATCH: Stranded Whales in New Zealand Euthanised

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Frantic attempts to save eight whales who became stranded on New Zealand's South Island have ended in tragedy. Thirteen pilot whales from the pod b...

New Zealand: Five of the Best in the Land of the Long White Cloud

Lynn Shepherd | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynn Shepherd

One of the only good things about January, in my book, is that it's a great time of year to plan a holiday, and that's a perfect excuse to write a travel piece about one of my favourite places - New Zealand.

GRAPHIC: Japanse Whalers Secretly Filmed By Actvists

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd has released disturbing footage of slaughtered whales on the deck of a blood-soaked ship, which it claims were kil...

The Government Must Do the Right Thing - Unfreeze Pensions and Give Foreign-Based British Nationals the Income They So Rightly Deserve

John Markham | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Politics
John Markham

After a lifetime of working in Britain, paying taxes and mandatory National Insurance contributions, many pensioners wish to spend their retirement overseas, often joining family, or returning to their country of origin. On the face of it this is a fair wish for those who have contributed to the economy for so long.

UK Should Follow New Zealand In Dealing With Legal Highs 'Epidemic'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Government and police are failing to get to grips with an "epidemic" of so-called legal highs and an overhaul of legislation is needed, a cross-pa...

Why I Will Be Thinking About Petite Jasmine on December 17th, the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Alex Bryce | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Politics
Alex Bryce

The issue of the laws around prostitution has once again been brought onto the news agenda by the recent decision by French politicians to adopt regre...

Truly Fast Food

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Tech

What's better than a freshly cooked and juicy hamburger? One shot at you at 87mph in a pneumatic tube of course. Inspired by the people-shooting tu...

New Zealand's Leader Questioned Over Apartheid Amnesia

Yasmine Ryan | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Yasmine Ryan

John Key refuses to even discuss with the media his stance on apartheid at the time of Mandela's imprisonment. Key, of the conservative National Party, will be attending the funeral as the leader of the NZ delegation. Yet Key is irritated by the fact that media continues to ask him about the issue.

Woman Runs Over Boyfriend After He Says He's Leaving Her, Then Drives Into River (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A woman has been sectioned for driving over her partner after he allegedly threatened to leave her. Teenager Kanj Patel witnessed the pair having ...

Cat Survives Crossbow Bolt Through The Head (GRAPHIC PICS)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

One fortunate feline used up one of his nine lives after surviving being shot in the head with a crossbow bolt. Lucky Moo Moo is expected to make a...