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26 Reasons New Zealand is the World's Best County
Thursday, May 12, 2016

It's the world's best country (again) according to Telegraph Travel readers. They're quite good at Rugby, and Charles and Camilla are big fans, but there are many more reasons to start planning a trip to New Zealand. Check out the stunning slideshow of images and reasons why New Zealand is a contender for the most beautiful and liveable country. We think it could be a much longer list! 1....read more


 

NZ Toilets Voted Amongst World's Most Beautiful

Thursday, May 12, 2016

It may be our majestic mountains and pristine lakes that tourists come for, but apparently the loos are worth a gander as well. At least that's according to Lonely Planet's new look at the world...


INNER CITY LIFE POPULAR

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

More and more people are enjoying the benefits of inner-city living and it is a trend which is growing. Wellington City Council estimates another 15,000 people will be living in or near  the...


We support Duffy Books in Homes at Maraeroa School

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Alan Duff talked to the children at Maraeroa School at the Duffy Books in Homes assembly   ...


Wellington's economy in good shape

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Wellington's growth is improving but still lags behind the national rate.  Read more at link below:...


Wellington's Capital 150 celebration

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Wellington is celebrating the first sitting of Parliament in the city with free public access to more than 30 national institutes and shows. Capital 150 takes place on July 25, 26 and 27....


National Geographic's 50 greatest photographs

Thursday, May 21, 2015

National Geographic's 50 greatest photographs exhibition is to open in Upper Hutt, Wellington. It will also be the first time that the 120-year-old National Geographic has brought an exhibition to...


Special Garden Place for Wellington kids

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Water features, orchards and tree huts will feature in a new Children's Garden for Wellington.  Work on the project in the Botanic Gardens should begin in the middle of this year. ...


The Coffee Capital

Thursday, January 29, 2015

“Every barista has a smile for you, people in shops ask you how you are doing, and strangers greet you on the street" - yep that's us! And we've just been named among BBC's "hottest cities"...


Blue Whales spotted off coast of the North Island

Monday, February 03, 2014

Rare blue whales have been spotted off the coast of the North Island by NIWA* scientists.  The whales, the world's largest animal remain one of the planet's most elusive creatures. They...


Honorary doctorate for Eleanor Catton

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Award-winning author of The Luminaries Eleanor Catton, is to receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Literature at Victoria University of Wellington’s May graduation.  “As...


Experts predict prosperous 2014 for New Zealand

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Financial experts are united - next year could be a golden one for the New Zealand economy with all signs pointing to a prosperous 2014. Commodity prices are booming, businesses are at...


ORCAS VISIT WELLINGTON HARBOUR 4 March 2013

Monday, March 04, 2013

Just a few days after a large pod of dolphins paid Wellington a visit, Orcas have been spotted in the harbour.  The pod of four orcas came close to entering the narrow entrance to...


VOLCANO ERUPTS – August 2012

Monday, March 04, 2013

North Island volcano Mount Tongariro made international headlines when it erupted - twice. The August eruption , the first in 100 years , was one of the biggest stories of...


New Zealand is Third Best Place to Live

Monday, February 28, 2011

New Zealand is the third best place to live in the world, according to a United Nations report.  Top 10 countries; 1 Norway, 2 Australia, 3 New Zealand, 4 United States, 5 Ireland, 6...


Retaining Good Talent

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Planning Relocation Carefully evaluating employees, their skill set and their current family situation before making a job offer, is a best practice that increases the employer's return on...


New Zealand Safest; Favourite Destination

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Safest, easiest to do Business, favourite destination - this is New Zealand! Auckland and Wellington are the Australasian region’s safest cities for personal safety and security. The...