New Zealand

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

Catalin Hosu | Posted 14.07.2014 | 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!

Amanda Byram: New Zealand Retreats - Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

The Spa Spy | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

I love writing reviews, I really do. But this was one I was reluctant to write. No, not because it was not worth reviewing. Quite the opposite! Matakauri Lodge is SO wonderful that I want to keep it all to my selfish selfie self.

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 05.06.2014 | 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 10.05.2014 | 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...