Wellington, New Zealand, circa 1928. "Car wreck after an accident." One dejected-looking Jewett. Wellington Evening Post glass negative. View full size.
Tropical Cyclone Lusi has spawned warnings and watches in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Zealand as it moves through the South Pacific Ocean. NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites provided visible and infrared views of the storm that...Show More Summary
Dolly Parton has topped the New Zealand all-genre album chart with the release of her latest album Blue Smoke, as well as the Australian Country album chart for four consecutive weeks and hit No. 7 on the overall all genre album cha...
Pizza Hut is out to become the global leader in pizzas with toppings crammed into the crusts. We have a morbid fascination with this product line, and now The Hut has introduced something even scarier than bacon cheeseburgers and chicken nuggets embedded in pizza crusts. In New Zealand, they’ve shoved Marmite in there. Marmite, as you may now, is a … [More]
A New Zealand man lost his name in a drunken poker bet and was forced to take a much longer, much stupider one. New Zealand law allows up to 100 characters in a name, and the unlucky man's friends used 99 of them. Read more...
Hey Lifehacker, I work in IT with a core skill set as a.Net Developer. I have noticed a slowdown in work and there has generally not been many jobs advertised. I started looking for work overseas in New Zealand and south-east Asia —Show More Summary
Last month, the New Zealand Human Rights Review Tribunal made a landmark ruling on the violation of a woman's human rights in a Wellington brothel known as The Kensington Inn, run by one Aaron Montgomery. But the case didn't involve the typical media tropes of a worker being "sold into slavery" or abused by a sadistic client. Show More Summary
(Photo: Emma-Jane Hetherington) That was my first thought upon seeing this photo of a waterfront home remodeled by Dorrington Architects & Associates. It's located in Auckland, New Zealand. You can see more photos of this modern design at Arch Daily. The wall-sized multi-pane looks like some works by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian, especially Composition A. -via Contemporist
Machu Picchu is the victim of what could, Gawker notes, be a new international trend: naked travel. Peru's ruins are undergoing increased surveillance amid what might be termed a streaking crisis. Two men, a 30-year-old New Zealander and an 18-year-old Australian, were nabbed last year for nudity, the Guardian reports....
Even if you've never experienced something this severe, this PSA will make you understand what it feels like.
New Zealand oysters are flown in for this signature Vancouver Int'l Wine Fest event. Robyn Hanson photos. The post Passionate Pairings 2014 at the Boathouse appeared first on The Snipe News.
The UFC's Fight Pass service, which has been maligned by fans as a waste of money, is now available in nearly every country around the world. The service intiially launched in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, but the expanded...Show More Summary
What lucky lives they lead! Not only are they about a month away from embarking on a three-week tour of Australia & New Zealand, but Prince William and his lovely wife, Kate Middleton, have gone on vacation before they depart on another vacation! As you do when you're a Prince, we guess! The royal pair have [...]
New Zealand doctors said today that a 7-year-old Japanese girl was bitten about 100 times during a dog mauling that has horrified many in the South Pacific nation. Zac Moaveni, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Auckland's Middlemore Hospital, told reporters that the girl, Sakurako Uehara, would likely need repeated...
Wearable tech is so played out. The real future of wearables? Billboards! In this installment of "Things That Would Never Work in New York City, Because Eww," we travel to to the mystical land of New Zealand to find these clever advertisements from soft drink maker L&P. Show More Summary
Today's Google Doodle is a video celebrating International Women's Day, which is marked each year on March 8 The Doodle is not yet available on Google's homepage in the United States, but it displays in the UK, New Zealand and Australia, among other locations. Show More Summary
London artist John Conway recently painted a hypothetical reconstruction of what the infamous Zuiyo Maru carcass (found off New Zealand in 1977) might have looked like in life, assuming the carcass as found was an accurate representation of the living animal.
As if last night's huge list of new iOS releases wasn't enough, there's a late-comer to the party that's been generating quite a buzz in our forums since it showed up in New Zealand earlier today. It's Block Legend [$1.99] from Dot Warrior Games, and to quote a member of our forums, "…imagine crossing that
By now, we all know that time is a flat circle, that everything we've ever done or will do we're gonna do over and over and over again. Three years ago, a call was sent out to knitters around the world after a New Zealand oil spill had left cute little penguins in need of warmth and protection. And this week, that call for penguin sweaters is going out once more. [ more › ]
Prince William and Kate Middleton's tour of Australia and New Zealand is almost one month away, but we're already getting excited for the couple's third royal tour and Prince George's first time abroad on an official visit. This will...Show More Summary