New Zealand were denied down the stretch, losing their opening FIBA World Cup game against Turkey 76-73. The Tall Blacks watched a 12-point fourth-quarter lead evaporate as a series of key plays caused a momentum shift that the Kiwis could not stop. It was a 30-second period with four minutes left in the game that cost the New Zealanders. Show More Summary
Video: If you want to get away from people and feel like you’re not living on Earth while living on Earth, the places that come to mind are like Iceland for the out of this world alien paradise life or Montana for the beautiful outdoors or New Zealand, where the world looks like it hides magic powers. More »
I believe that few people could name more than five members of the UN Security Council. The U.S., Russia and China certainly. Think hard and you would probably add in the United Kingdom and -- maybe -- France, as the countries who hold...Show More Summary
NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day features an amazing photo by Phill Round. It looks like a frame from a Spielberg movie—an humanoid figure appearing at the base of a mountain, with the unknown starry sky of an alien world behind it. In reality, it's a man getting into N ew Zealand's Hollow Hill Cave. Read more...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Justice Minister Judith Collins resigned Saturday from her portfolios amid a scandal about her ties to a controversial blogger.
If you want to get away from people and feel like you're not living on Earth while living on Earth, the places that come to mind are like Iceland for the out of this world alien paradise life or Montana for the punishingly beautiful outdoors or New Zealand, where the world looks like it hides magic powers. Read more...
Auckland, New Zealand (29 August) — Science advice to governments has emerged as a discipline in its own right, which is both art and science. This is what delegates to the world's first summit of science advice heard at a meeting in...Show More Summary
This cat is a real cad. It all started in 2000 when Alice Alexander of Wellington, New Zealand bought "Ming," a Siamese cat. From Stuff.co.nz: When the family moved to Strathmore in 2005, Ming would go wandering, often returning home...Show More Summary
Virgin Australia had surprises for both major competitor Qantas and major shareholder Air New Zealand today. For Qantas, it has a new business class seat and cabin setting that it will put in A330-200s and Boeing 777-300ERs, and for Air NZ, which owns 25.99 per cent of the Virgin action, it will put a real [...]
Post by Jenny Erikson. There are some very upset parents this week, as one school has suggested a mindfulness technique to deal with bullying. Riversdale School in New Zealand has incited the ire of several Christian parents by tossing...Show More Summary
New Zealand singer/songwriter Rachel Dawick will not only be releasing a new album next month, but this effort happens to be a double album. The Boundary Riders will be out on September 19th, just in time for the new season of spring (in the southern hemisphere, that is) and to hear the influence country and […]
- Warren Whiteley replaced fellow loose forward Willem Alberts Thursday in the South Africa squad for Rugby Championship Tests in Australia and New Zealand during September. Alberts, who missed narrow home and away wins over Argentina...Show More Summary
Johannesburg (AFP) - Warren Whiteley replaced fellow loose forward Willem Alberts Thursday in the South Africa squad for Rugby Championship Tests in Australia and New Zealand during September.
In what sounds like the best middle school science project ever, mozzarella has been put to the test against several other cheeses on pizza and declared the best. But scientists in New Zealand got to work with more than just poster board; they used fancy cameras and software to study...
The high life. (via) Big week for sheep. A few days ago a "the world's wooliest sheep" was discovered in New Zealand, and now Winter the bouncing lamb has become a Vine sensation. Shannen Hussein runs the account and appears to have live the life you'd dream about if you fell asleep while watching Babe and eating ice cream. Show More Summary
Sofrana Unilines, a New Zealand-based ship owner/operator filmed the entire 33-day round-trip voyage of its vessel Sofrana Surville as it sailed between New Zealand, Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea [...] The post Sailing the South Pacific Circuit Aboard the Sofrana Surville [TIMELAPSE] appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Prime Minister John Key dismissed allegations of dirty tricks in the New Zealand election campaign as a "distraction" Thursday during his first televised debate with opposition leader Labour Party David Cunliffe. The campaign so farShow More Summary
Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and currently living in Sydney, Australia, Ben Young is a self-taught artist. From surfing and skateboarding to repairing furniture and building boats, Ben spends time indulging in bohemian activities. Show More Summary
An International Workshop on Ocean Acidification: State-of-the-Science Considerations for Small Island Developing State, August 28-29, 2014, Apia, Samoa Jointly hosted by New Zealand and the United States in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programm. Show More Summary
The Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project recently (21st August) published one of their periodic investigations, concerning a rather large moneylaundering scheme: Call it the Laundromat. It’s a complex system for laundering...Show More Summary