New Zealand

New Zealand Woman Killed By Jet Blast At Sint Maarten Airport

The 57-year-old tourist was injured while she was standing by the fence of the Princess Juliana International Airport in Sint Maarten. She died soon after the jet engine knocked her to the ground, according to The New Zealand Herald. The Sint Maarten

Woman comes just inches from getting struck by a train – video

Officials for the Auckland Transport released footage of a distracted woman crossing the tracks at the Mount Eden station on Friday in an attempt to raise awareness for rail safety, reports with reference to Mashable. In the clip, several people can

Beautiful Southern Lights Photographed Over New Zealand

Photographers on board published a series of images and videos showing the vibrant green hues dancing on the horizon over Dunedin, reports with reference to The seven-hour flight took advantage of the equinox aurora effect,

New Zealand earthquake moved South Island 5 metres

The discovery of blind, or unknown, faults means faultlines could connect up, giving a much longer structure and bigger-than-expected earthquakes, according to Radio NZ. GNS Science has published the first of 10 papers on November's 7.8-magnitude earthquake, in the international journal Science. The data,

New Zealand expels U.S. diplomat with black eye after ‘incident’: media

New Zealand has expelled an attache at the U.S. Embassy after Washington declined to waive his right to diplomatic immunity after an "incident" which gave him a broken nose and a black eye, media and authorities said, reports with reference to

Photographer Travelled Across New Zealand with a Gandalf Costume

That’s what photographer Akhil Suhas was thinking when, while planning his 6-month trip across the country after university, he packed a Gandalf costume just for fun, reports with reference to PetaPixel. “I wanted a recurring subject in my photos and with so

Zealandia: Is there an eighth continent under New Zealand?

Scientists say New Zealand qualifies as a continent and have now made a renewed push for it to be recognized as such, according to the BBC. In a paper published in the Geological Society of America's Journal, researchers explain that Zealandia measures five

Hundreds of whales dead after mass stranding in New Zealand

At least 250 whales were already dead of 400 found beached on Farewell Spit in Golden Bay on the tip of the South Island Friday, the Department of Conservation said in a statement, reports with reference to CNN. Rescuers attempted to

BBC: Why wealthy Americans are escaping to New Zealand

Forget bunkers in the forest full of food tins and bottled water - it seems New Zealand, with a population of 4.4 million, has become the best option for a new breed of American survivalist, the BBC reports. When Silicon Valley tech

Ronan Keating records special edition Christmas hit for Air New Zealand ad

The airline has hired none other than Irish singer Ronan Keating to record the Southern Hemisphere version of Christmas classic Winter Wonderland, according to The Sun. In the video, Ronan Keating appears alongside comical rising Kiwi actor Julian Dennison. He is recording