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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...
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A Wild Kiwi Appears

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

NZ Slang Survey: What is New Zealands Top Slang Word?

iLoveNZ embarked on this journey to find New Zealand's ultimate slang word. This is the second slang survey we have run and this time around we didn't expect to...
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Anti-Vaxxer Logic

While Canterbury undergoes a Measles outbreak, it's time to make sure your family is safe.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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14 Off The Beaten Track Places On New Zealand’s North Island

New Zealand is a friendly country full of popular attractions for tourists and locals.  While many are drawn to the South Island for its skiing and adventure sports, visitors...
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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...
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New Zealand ranked the best place in the world to live

A new survey has revealed that New Zealand is the world’s best place to live. New Zealand takes the first place in a ranking list of The Legatum Prosperity Index,...
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Free Movement Between Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand Proposed Post-Brexit

A non-profit group which promotes movement freedom between Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand is going to submit its plan to the UK government. Great Britain has officially declared its departure from the...
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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...
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Looking for a Place to Start a New Life? Here are 10 of...

Do you ever feel like you're not living the life you imagined?  Like maybe there is a place, somewhere, that is just more in line with the real you? Many...
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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...
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12 Off The Beaten Track Places on New Zealand’s South Island

New Zealand's South Island is home to stunning views and adventure locations, some remote and hard to reach. Here are 12 off-the-beaten-track places on the South Island that every adventurer...
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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...
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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...
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The 7 most beautiful swimming pools in the world

Few people don't like to swim - or at least splash around - in a beautiful swimming pool. We've put together a list of some of the world's most beautiful...
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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...
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Top 4 Must-Do Hikes in New Zealand

Interested in hiking? Here are New Zealand's top 4 must-do hikes. Mt Brewster Those who relax in the mountains will fall in love with this place. The hike starts at Fantail Falls,...
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New Zealand ranked the freest country in the world

When we talk about freedom, the USA is often regarded as the freest country in the world, but its official New Zealand leads the way in human freedom. According to...
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22 THINGS NO ONE TOLD YOU ABOUT LIVING IN NEW ZEALAND

Leaving the comfort of your home can be a scary thing, but moving to an entirely new country can really be scary. Though luckily for us if you move...
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‘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...
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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...
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New Zealand universities stand high in international rankings

According to annual QS World University Subject Rankings, New Zealand universities sit high, with the University of Auckland leading the pack. Kiwi universities ranked in the top 50 institutions for...
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Australia Seizes Kiwi’s Passport after he Abuses a Friendly Quokka

Christchurch property developer Bevan Hames, 37, threw a quokka into an Australian river to prove to his mates that they can swim. The animal managed to swim to shore and appeared...
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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...
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Why New Zealand Is The Perfect Spring Break Destination

New Zealand is one of the most picturesque and incredible countries on Earth. With its' unique range of flora and fauna, NZ offers a wide range of activities for...
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A Theatre in New Zealand Just Made the Best All-Gender Restroom Sign

A theatre in Dunedin, a tiny city in the south of New Zealand with population of about 100,000 people, just became a world-leader in gender, ability and um... interplanetary...
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5 of the best things to do in Wellington

New Zealand is a popular tourist destination famed for having a lot of sheep, strong sporting prowess - the country holds the record for having the most Olympic medals...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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Too many people are visiting New Zealand and it’s causing problems!

After their flight was delayed leaving New Zealand, 53 elderly American tourists had to be put up in a Maori house because Auckland's hotels were full. Before being shown their...
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6 Best Remote Tourist Destinations In New Zealand!

Anyone who has visited New Zealand will tell you that it is a dream destination. The kiwi homeland has much to offer, so much in fact that you'll never...
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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...
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Cuddle in at New Zealand’s very first bed cinema – Right in Auckland!

Get ready for an amazing bed cinema! Yes, you read that right and, YES, it is coming to Auckland! For one night only, the Pullman Hotel's Princess Ballroom will be transformed...
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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...
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20 Amazing Places On Earth You Must Visit Once Before You Die

Planet Earth is full of amazing places to visit. One life is simply not enough to see them all, so here are our must-see locations... Here is our list of...
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Qantas pushes for Passport-free travel between Australia and NZ

Imagine flying from New Zealand to Australia and not needing a passport! Qantas boss is pushing ahead with plans to make flying across the Tasman just like domestic travel. ...
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Should New Zealand’s voting age be dropped to 16?

What age is the right age to begin participating in democracy? New Zealand's Prime Minister has sharply refused to consider lowering the voting age to 16. Discussion began after the Children's...
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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...

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.
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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...
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