12.8 C
Auckland
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Home News

News

The latest News from New Zealand, find out new tips and ideas from Aotearoa.

What continent is New Zealand Part of, is it part of Australia?

New Zealand is part of a continental mass called Zealandia. It’s considered a ‘micro-continent’ which broke off from the Australian plate and is now submerged underwater.

Russian News confuses New Zealand with Japan

Russia's state-run television network Russia Today got New Zealand and Japan confused on a map. The news channel labelled New Zealand as Japan...
NZ Travel Discounts

11 Ways To Slash The Cost Of Your NZ Vacation

Let's face it, vacations aren't cheap and accessing the best deals, especially if you're not a local can be difficult. New Zealand is one of those places you absolutely...
Israel Folau

Israel Folau: Religious Freedom or … ?

Love him or hate him. What do you think? Should a member of a national sporting team arguably vilify other people and expect no consequences? Here at IloveNZ, we have...
arrive in nz

11 Essential Tips For Your New Zealand Vacation

New Zealand is tiny but terrific; a total land area of 104, 000 square miles (268,000Km) when compared to approx. 3.8 million square miles for America, or China, or...
new zealand crypto vs australia

New Zealand Vs Australia: The War for Crypto Supremacy

On January 12th 2009, Bitcoin was launched as the world’s first genuine electronic cash, built for the purpose of creating a digital exchange medium away from government or institutional...
anti vaxx nz

Anti-Vaxxer Logic

While Canterbury undergoes a Measles outbreak, it's time to make sure your family is safe.
windiest city in the world

You Wont Belive How Windy This City Really Is | The Worlds Windiest City

Wellington, New Zealand is the world's windiest city, with an average of 22 days of over 74 km/hr (45.9mph) and 173 days above 59 km/hr (36.6mph) of...
a wild kiwi appears

A Wild Kiwi Appears

Check out this amazing footage of a Kiwi Bird, originally uploaded on reddit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7C4IHgFKBs
windiest city in the world

The 5 Windiest Cities In The World

The next time you complain of the wind, have a thought for the poor people who live in any city on this list. Some have to deal with more...
Auckland waterfall

37 Reasons Why Auckland Should Be The Capital City of New Zealand

Wellington, let's face it, your time is up! If you weren't the capital city of New Zealand, there wouldn't be any reason to talk about you on the news,...
hippie nz

Hippy spends 6 months and $11,000 finding himself; discovers that he is a “cliche...

19 year old Jonty Cockburn has spent the past 6 months travelling the world and visiting some of the world’s most spiritual places, only to realise that he is...
waste

Banned: Plastic Bags in New Zealand

2019 has dawned and so has a new era in supermarkets across New Zealand. All single-use plastic bags are now banned. Countdown supermarkets stopped providing the single-use...
wellington new zealand best city

Wellington ranked the best place to live in the world after study of 47...

Hey Auckland move aside – there is a new leader among us, even some of those cities across the Tasman can’t compete with Wellington. Our very own capital has been...
TeRewaRewaBridgeCoastalWalkwayoptimized

What to do in New Plymouth

Looking for the perfect showcase of New Zealand’s stunning greenery and untouched landscapes, rugged beaches with quality surf breaks and some beautiful art and historical attractions? Look no further...
sausagesizzle

Bunnings makes onions go under the sausage

Bunnings has introduced a controversial new rule that will affect the future of our iconic weekend sausage sizzles – onion must now go under the sausage. New guidelines which have...
newzelandisland

Group of Kiwi’s steal Australian Island

Never ones to pass up the chance to add some fuel to the Australia/ New Zealand rivalry, six opportunistic Kiwi’s have taken it upon themselves to claim a small...
giantsquidbeachnz

Giant squid washes up on New Zealand beach

A 4.5M long cephalopod washed up on the south coast of The Capital, Wellington, New Zealand, easily eclipsing the mere mortals that dare to lie beside it. Daniel and his...
naked car wash nz

Video of a naked man in New Zealand taking a shower in a car...

Watch this hilarious video of naked man having a shower inside of a drive-through car wash that has gone viral Filmed in Rotorua New Zealand, he can be heard...
beehive wellington nz

New Zealand bans foreigners from buying homes

New Zealand’s new law will ban foreigners from buying most types of homes, is due to pass through parliament next week. In an effort to drive down property prices and allow...
linemen ilove nz

Sexist NZ road sign changed by seven-year-old girl

A seven-year-old girl has persuaded the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to change its street signs to be more inclusive of women. The NZTA is set to change signs that say...
green party nz

A massive win: New Zealand brings in paid domestic violence leave

New Zealand has passed legalisation that grants victims of domestic violence 10 days paid leave to enable them to leave their partners, find new homes, and secure themselves and...
tara on top of taranaki

New Zealand offering free counselling for all 18-25 year olds

The New Zealand Government has announced that it will provide free counselling for 18-25 year olds. In a historic move, 18-25 year olds will be able to access life changing...
nzcrashdashcame

Watch: New Zealand’s Worst Dashcam Video

Us kiwis like to think we are good drivers, but are we really that good? Watch New Zealand's worst dashcam video and see for yourself. Have you seen worse? Send us...
Beyonce and Jay Zs

Look out! Beyonce and Jay Z’s tour is uber close to coming to New...

Alright, don't freak out, you heard it here first. Beyonce and Jay-Z's On The Run tour, is coming past New Zealand ... right?! Beyonce and Jay Z have just announced...
Captain Charles Upham

Celebrating the only combatant soldier ever to receive two Victoria Crosses, New Zealander, Captain...

Today we celebrate a New Zealand hero: Captain Charles Upham. His story sounds like something from the game Battlefield 1, his bravery is surreal. Charels used to charge into battle...
Marius Viktorius

‘I feel cheated’: US backpacker says NZ’s ‘clean, green’ image is a myth

What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of New Zealand? Millions of sheep on rolling hills, stunning mountains, or pristine rivers? United States backpacker Marius Miliunas...
escort nz

Sex workers and escorts listed as skilled workers by Immigration New Zealand

Migrants wanting to begin a new life in New Zealand can add another skill to their visa application. Would-be immigrants can now claim points as a skilled sex worker...
bitcoin blockchain

Fonterra & Alibaba trial blockchain to lift Chinese trust in NZ milk

To stop exported food fraud and increase China's trust in New Zealand products, Fonterra, New Zealand Post and Alibaba will trial Blockchain technology. The agreement between the three companies makes...
lease corrupt

New Zealand Ranked Least Corrupt Country In 2018

New Zealand's public sector has been ranked the least corrupt in the world in an annual global index. New Zealand scored 89 out of 100 in non-government organisation Transparency International's...
Johnny Danger

Popular New Zealand Instagram comedian Johnny Danger dies in motorcycle crash

Instagram comedian Johnny Danger died after a motorcycle crash on Wednesday. Close friend of Johnny, Julian Rivers-Smith confirmed that Johnny was killed in the crash. On the intersection of Dairy Flat...
starvingpenguinsnz

Mass penguin deaths in New Zealand because of climate change

A wake-up-call as mass penguin deaths in New Zealand because of climate change. Hundreds of dead little blue penguins that have washed up on New Zealand beaches this year, attributed...
Anzac monument before

Turkish Government Destroys Anzac Memorial

A memorial honoring the dead at Anzac Cove has been destroyed by the Turkish Government. ANZAC historians are outraged by revelations that war memorials are being ­destroyed by Islamic radicals...
Rat Apocalypse NZ

Get ready For The Rat Apocalypse As Numbers Explode Across New Zealand

Bad News for New Zealanders this winter as hungry rodents head indoors. Rat and mice numbers are exploding throughout New Zealand thanks to a long dry summer. Which has been...
taco bell night

Taco Bell will open in New Zealand soon

After a long wait, it has been revealed that Taco Bell will open it's first NZ store. The country's largest KCF franchisee Restarunt Brands, plans to open Taco Bell stores...
thomas the uncle goose duck

40yo NZ goose in bisexual love triangle with swans dies

Thomas a visually impaired, bisexual goose, who spent his later years in a strange love triangle, has died. Thomas became well known with the residents of Waimanu Lagoon on the...
New Zealand Oil

New Zealand bans all new offshore oil exploration as part of ‘carbon-neutral future’

New Zealand has yet again taken steps to become a world leader in environmental protection. In a move that is being hailed by many as a historic victory for the battle...
Hickory Bay South Island

Insane view of the Milky Way from the edge of New Zealand

Sometimes it has to be seen to be believed, and we fell in love with this photo of the Milky Way from Photographer Paul Wilson. Paul lives on New Zealand’s...
nz sheep syria

New Zealand farmer arrested for selling sheep as sex slaves to ISIS

A New Zealand farmer has been arrested after police were cautioned by the CIA and MI6 that he was working with ISIS in Syria. Allan Seymour, 52, was sending an...
russia NZ

Russian News Site says that most NZers die by the age of 65 due...

Check out this interesting story from our friends in Russia about Godzone. A rather interesting article has been published in one of Russias top publications, and we wonder if this...
auckland

Auckland Third Best City n the World for Quality of Living

Auckland ranked third in Mercer’s 19th annual Quality of Living survey. The global survey looks at 450 different cities around the world. Mercer’s annual survey is run to for companies,...
sign

Why are so many Indian students coming to New Zealand?

With the amount of money New Zealand makes from international students, it’s easy to see how the industry has succumbed to fraud and corruption. In fact, international students are...
chinesenewyear

Auckland “too much like China”

Winston Peters, New Zealand First leader, has been recently talking about immigration and the Auckland housing market. He discussed an email he received from a Chinese real estate agent who...
skiing in nz

A guide to Skiing in NZ

If you're keen on skiing, New Zealand offers some of the most fantastic ski fields in the world. Whether experienced or just a beginner, you will find many fantastic...
cop forces goy to ground

Kiwi Cop forces man to the ground with a finger gun

Sometimes you you just have to improvise, and this Kiwi cop forced man to the ground using nothing but a finger gun .... and it worked! Cops draw gun...
saCitizenship

Kiwi’s Ripped Off By Australia’s Citizenship Changes

Australia is planning on backing down from its previous commitment given last year that citizenship for Kiwis would be fast-tracked if they met income requirements and passed health and...
saBill

‘Kiwi-first’ Immigration Crackdown

New Zealand's immigration minister Michael Woodhouse recently announced New Zealand will tighten access to skilled work visas. This announcement follows the United States and Australia both announcing similar immigration...
saBike

NZ’s Tourism Boom Faces Backlash

New Zealand has seen a 12 percent increase in the tourism industry from 2014 to 2015 with an amazing 3.5 million visitors in 2015. That’s an amazing feat in...
saPenisflight

Penis-shaped Flight for Testicular Cancer

Recently, pilot and owner of advertising agency The Goat Farm, Vaughn Davis took a penis-shaped flight path across Auckland. Davis said the 50-kilometer flight was in the name of...
sheep main

New Zealand’s Weirdest Tourist Attractions

New Zealand is one of those countries that’s on almost every traveller’s bucket list - and for very good reason. It’s a stunningly beautiful place and our amazingly varied...
error: Content is protected !!