#New Zealand

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 10.03.2016 | 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...

Newsreader Can't Deal With Diplomat Who Shat On Woman's Doorstep

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK

A newsreader has joked that she could be out of a job after crying with laughter while reporting on a bomb explosion on a plane in Somalia. New Ze...

Kia Kaha - Stay Strong

Leigh Kendall | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Leigh Kendall

Kia kaha is Maori for stay strong. It's one of the Maori phrases I learned when I lived in the Land of the Long White Cloud more than a decade ago now (many Maori words and phrases are in general use in New Zealand).

British Couples Named Among Victims Of New Zealand Helicopter Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 22.11.2015 | UK

Two British couples have been named among the list of fatalities after a a helicopter crashed into a glacier in New Zealand. The Press Association ...

Britsh Tourists Feared Dead As Helicopter Crashes On New Zealand Glacier

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.11.2015 | UK

Four Britons are believed to have been killed in a helicopter crash on a glacier in New Zealand, the Press Association reported. They were among si...

'We Need Sperm!' Facebook Appeal From Lesbian Couple Who Want To Start A Family

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK Parents

A same sex couple in New Zealand who hope to become parents are appealing on Facebook for sperm. Ashleigh Habgood, 28, and Alley Williams, 29, mad...

Could This Be The Best Political Interview Of All Time?

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

US Comedian John Oliver has described an interview with New Zealand Prime Minister John Key as "the single greatest political interview of all time", ...

Russell Brand Acts Like Russell Brand, New Zealand TV Station Freaks Out

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

Russell Brand caused a spectacle at a New Zealand television newsroom after stopping in unannounced, before demanding an interview and force-feeding a...

The Terrifying Moment A Suspension Bridge Collapses Beneath Tourists' Feet

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK

If China's cracked glass walkway didn't shock you enough to keep your two feet firmly planted on the ground, maybe this video of a collapsing New Zeal...

Darkness Even in Paradise

Ruby Wax | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

My impression was that New Zealand is a virgin, not yet corrupted by greed and ruthless competition. People here are sweet, not aggressive. Even the birds are friendly. There have never been any predators so even the robins come up and stare at you with absolutely no fear; practically feeding you crumbs

New Zealand Fashion Week 2015 - Edition Two

Rachel Montague-Ebbs | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Style
Rachel Montague-Ebbs

I'm back with my final two shows to feature from this years New Zealand Fashion Week. Held at the Viaduct Event Centre in Auckland, this event is always good fun. A lot more relaxed than London Fashion Week but no less glamourous. It was a fun filled few days on the front row.

Seven Hair Raising Gap Year Ideas for Your Year Out

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Love adventure? Addicted to adrenaline? Live for the next crazy escapade that may (or may not) have you home in one piece? If you're looking for something totally different to do during your year out, take a look at some of our gap year dares. Not for the faint-hearted, here are seven hair raising adventures that will trump any ordinary gap year travel experience.

British Student Killed In New Zealand Kayaking Accident

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 26.09.2015 | UK

A British exchange student has died on a day out with friends in New Zealand after their kayaks were swamped after strong gusts of wind. Londoner J...