• Peter Morville's trip to New Zealand in February 2008 for the Webstock conference in Wellington (and some tramping in the Tararua range near the Kapiti coast). (flickr.com)
  • The colony was planted in 1840 by a company, formed in England and known first as the New Zealand Company, afterwards as the New Zealand Land Company, which with auxiliary associations founded successively the settlements of Wellington , Nelson, Taranaki, Otago, and Canterbury . (newadvent.org)
  • Having largely decarbonised its power generation, New Zealand needs to ensure its climate policies are effective in curbing emissions in all sectors, notably transport and agriculture," said OECD Environment Director Simon Upton, presenting the report in Wellington. (oecd.org)
  • WELLINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - New Zealand telecommunications company Spark said on Monday it was partnering with U.S. video streaming giant Netflix in an arrangement that was the first of its kind. (yahoo.com)
  • WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand will grant permanent residency to all survivors of the mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques in which 50 Muslim worshippers were killed, it said on Tuesday. (yahoo.com)
  • While most travel to New Zealand for its beautiful landscape, Wellington is the one city not to miss. (ibtimes.com)
  • New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holding a press conference in the Beehive in Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday. (nymag.com)
  • Samoan-born Taito Phillip Field, who in 1993 had become the first Pacific Islander elected to the New Zealand Parliament, was sentenced in Auckland to six years' imprisonment on bribery and corruption charges arising from his exploitation of Thai workers whom he had assisted on immigration matters. (britannica.com)
  • AUCKLAND--The Oct. 12 vote in New Zealand could be the most important poll of this century. (wsj.com)
  • In Auckland, New Zealand, thousands gathered to commemorate those who had fallen. (reuters.com)
  • New Zealand is postponing its upcoming national election on account of a mysterious outbreak of COVID-19 in Auckland , the nation's largest city, which has been under mandatory lockdown since Thursday. (nymag.com)
  • Zealand (Danish: Sjælland, pronounced [ˈɕɛˌlanˀ]), at 7,031 km2, is the largest (excluding Greenland) and most populated island in Denmark with a population of 2,287,740 (39.8% of Denmark's total as of January 2017). (wikipedia.org)
  • On 2 November, 2017, the High Court of New Zealand issued a game-changing ruling. (greenpeace.org)
  • News: On 28 June 2020, an ABC TV News graphic highlighting GST rates around the world showed a 25% figure for New Zealand. (abc.net.au)
  • The only bid to file to host the 2020 Worldcon was New Zealand and the only bid to file to host the 2019 NASFiC was Utah. (sfsite.com)
  • U.S. goods exports to New Zealand totaled $3.59 billion in 2016, and the U.S. imported $4.07 billion in goods from New Zealand. (state.gov)
  • Programmatic advertising is experiencing rapid growth in Australia and New Zealand , with research suggesting a significant majority of marketers in the country plan to increase their budgets for the format in 2016. (emarketer.com)
  • Prince William and Kate were greeted by a traditional Maori welcome when they arrived at the Royal New Zealand Police College in Porirua - but the powhiri could barely be heard over the heavy rain. (smh.com.au)
  • The Maori settle New Zealand in the thirteenth century. (wikimedia.org)
  • The Maori and ACT New Zealand parties each won five seats, and United Future took one. (britannica.com)
  • The Geographical Mobility of Maori in New Zealand ," Working Papers 05_05, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research. (repec.org)
  • SYDNEY (Reuters) - Chinese online retailer Alibaba Group opened its Australian and New Zealand headquarters in Melbourne on Saturday, its first expansion in the region as it seeks to tap growing global demand for products from the two countries. (reuters.com)
  • Nuun (pronounced 'noon') is proud to again partner with IRONMAN New Zealand for 2018, and will offer their new + improved plant-based electrolyte replacement sports drink, Nuun Active. (ironman.com)
  • The Down Under Fan Fund (DUFF) is looking for candidates for this year's race to travel from Australia/New Zealand to the United States to attend Worldcon 76 in San Jose from August 16-20, 2018. (sfsite.com)
  • The Anglican Missions Board enables the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, in a spirit of partnership, to share in the global dimension to Christ's mission of proclaiming the Gospel, nurturing believers, responding to human need, transforming society, and caring for creation. (anglicancommunion.org)
  • The New Zealand Church Missionary Society grew out of the work of the Church Missionary Society which began its ministry amongst Mario in Aotearoa-New Zealand in 1814. (anglicancommunion.org)
  • Mauro Camoranesi of Italy is brought down by Shane Smeltz and Andy Barron of New Zealand during the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Group F match between Italy and New Zealand at the Mbombela Stadium on June 20, 2010 in Nelspruit, South Africa. (baltimoresun.com)
  • In the 2001 UK Census, 57,916 people born in New Zealand were recorded as living in Britain, up about 40 per cent on 1991 and equal to 0.1 per cent of the population. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Now they only supply breast-milk substitutes for medical reasons," says Julie Stufkens, who heads the New Zealand Breastfeeding Authority (NZBA), which audits the BFHI accreditation programme in the country, on behalf of, and funded by, the New Zealand Ministry of Health. (who.int)
  • As one of the largest ICT companies in the Australian and New Zealand marketplace, we partner with our customers to consult, design, build, operate and support business solutions. (fujitsu.com)
  • Alibaba Group's vision for the ANZ region is to build the entire operating infrastructure needed to enable local businesses to expand globally," Maggie Zhou, the group's Australian and New Zealand Managing Director, said. (reuters.com)
  • It is found throughout both the North and South Islands of New Zealand in deep freshwater lakes and ponds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aware of the need to safeguard water quality, New Zealand has begun a process of freshwater policy reforms with a Clean Water Package of proposals in February that address some of the OECD recommendations. (oecd.org)
  • New Zealand First party leader Winston Peters was censured by Parliament in a 62-56 vote on September 23 after the Privileges Committee ruled by majority that he had knowingly failed to declare a $NZ 100,000 (about U.S.$70,000) donation to his party in 2005. (britannica.com)
  • The quantity and quality of the grazing land available has made New Zealand a great wool, meat, and dairy-produce country. (newadvent.org)
  • While the country only accounts for a tiny share of global emissions, the OECD's third Environmental Performance Review of New Zealand finds that intensive dairy farming, road transport and industry have pushed up gross GHG emissions by 23% since 1990. (oecd.org)
  • New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean comprising two large islands (the North Island and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands, most notably Stewart Island and the Chatham Islands. (wikimedia.org)
  • In April New Zealand became the first Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development member country to conclude a comprehensive free-trade agreement with China, in a deal calculated to boost New Zealand's annual exports to China, currently valued at some $NZ 2 billion (about U.S.$1.5 billion), by up to $NZ 400 million (about U.S.$300 million). (britannica.com)
  • New Zealand has always been an invitation to experience the miraculously harmonious in a country that gets it right. (news.com.au)
  • Understand== New Zealand has been called "''God's own country''" and the "''Paradise of the Pacific''" since the early 1800s. (wikitravel.org)
  • New Zealand has the worst record among the developed nations for retaining its skilled workers, with nearly a quarter of them having left the country, a World Bank study has revealed. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Today the only land mammals that live in New Zealand are animals like Australian possums - which have arrived since human settlement - although the country does have its own species of bats, seals and sea lions. (newscientist.com)
  • New Zealand is a landscape country,' iReporter Peter Kurdulija said. (cnn.com)
  • That initial success, which had led to enviable return to life as normal across the country, made the prime minister very popular, but somehow the virus has been allowed back into New Zealand, and it's not yet clear who is to blame. (nymag.com)
  • 3News, based in New Zealand, obtained a Ministry of Health document that suggested the outrageous hike would be most affective at getting people to quit. (businessinsider.com)
  • The Ministry of Health and NZBA's aim is to see breastfeeding become the cultural norm in New Zealand," says Ms Stufkens. (who.int)
  • Spark had vociferously opposed the deal, gaining a temporary stay in a New Zealand court if the regulator had ruled in favour of the transaction, arguing that it would create a monopoly on premium sport content. (yahoo.com)
  • Campbell Smith, CEO of the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand, welcomes the passage of the bill into law because it provides content creators and users alike with a degree of certainty. (hollywoodreporter.com)
  • in the neighbourhood is a waterfall (the Sutherland Falls) over 1900 feet in height, Judged by mortality statistics the climate of new Zealand is one of the best and healthiest in the world. (newadvent.org)
  • New Zealand also agreed to a closer economic partnership agreement with Japan, made progress on free-trade negotiations with India, and commenced preparatory talks on a free-trade deal with South Korea. (britannica.com)
  • New Zealand-formerly described as a colony-has, since September, 1907, by royal proclamation, been granted the style and designation of "Dominion," the territory remaining, of course, as before under British sovereignty. (newadvent.org)
  • New Zealand was then constituted a dependency of the Colony of New South Wales (Australia), but on 3 May, 1841, was proclaimed a separate colony. (newadvent.org)
  • A year later New Zealand becomes a separate British colony. (wikimedia.org)
  • Many of the roads in New Zealand are long and winding, unlike major highways, and cut through dramatic landscapes. (cnn.com)
  • The discovery of non-flying mammal fossils in the Miocene of New Zealand is extremely significant, implying that archaic mammals that appeared at the time of the dinosaurs have been living as 'survivors' on New Zealand for probably a hundred million years. (newscientist.com)
  • In the midst of Fonterra's ongoing campaign to promote its Anlene brand of bone health products, eMarketer's David Green spoke with Rohini Behl, marketing director of Fonterra Brands Indonesia, about the New Zealand -based dairy cooperative's strategy to have a conversation about women's health. (emarketer.com)
  • Also the Lolland-Falster Series, that have historically always been located at the same level as the Zealand Series, would drop a level and would instead become a feeder league to the Zealand Series with two promotion spots following an agreement made with DBU Lolland-Falster. (wikipedia.org)
  • New Zealand lost two historically significant figures early in the year. (britannica.com)
  • If however you have plenty of time to wait for suitable weather windows, January and February are the best times of year to attempt cruising around the South of New Zealand and to Stewart Island. (noonsite.com)
  • Rory Fallon went close to a second goal for New Zealand three minutes later only for Stojković to rescue his side. (uefa.com)
  • Immigrants with English speaking background do substantially better in the New Zealand labor market, relative to migrants with non-English speaking background. (repec.org)
  • The first Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives (1853-60), the late Sire Charles Clifford, was a Catholic , and his son, Sir George Clifford, one of New Zealand's prominent public men, though born in the dominion was educated at Stonyhurst College , and has shown his fidelity to old ties by naming his principal New Zealand residence "Stonyhurst. (newadvent.org)
  • Commercial ties between the U.S. and New Zealand are strong and growing. (state.gov)
  • Delays and disruptions hit New Zealand roads and airports, power lines were damaged and businesses were disrupted for the third day running as heavy snow continued to fall across the nation. (wsj.com)
  • Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, is located partly on the eastern shore of Zealand and partly on the island of Amager. (wikipedia.org)
  • She removed a piece of land and transported it to Denmark, which became Zealand. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning with the 2015-16 season, the two group winners in a given season enters a play-off final match against each other to determine the Zealand Championship (Sjællandsmesterskabet) - both are automatically promoted to the Denmark Series. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the outbreak is small compared to what is happening in most other countries - or most American states - it has been worrisome for New Zealand authorities, who have not been able to identify the source of the outbreak. (nymag.com)
  • To date, there have been a little over 1,600 confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases in New Zealand and 22 deaths from the disease. (nymag.com)
  • Hector's dolphins are found only around New Zealand, where the population has fallen from 30,000 to around 7,000 since nylon fishing nets came into use in the 1970s. (care2.com)
  • Now, research by Dr Liz Slooten, from Otago University in New Zealand, suggests that gillnets are drowning 23 Hector's dolphins a year on the east coast of the South Island. (care2.com)
  • (CNN) -- New Zealand is a visual paradise of stunning beauty, natural adventure and a built-in escapism. (cnn.com)