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Tourism NZ takes drones to the slopes

Tourism New Zealand is to start using technology more associated with warzones in an effort to promote the country.

It’s offering to take pictures and videos of holidaymakers using a drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, initially at the South Island ski fields. 78 more words


A Classic Kiwi Mocumentary About Propaganda


Slavko Martinov 2012

Korean with English subtitles

Film Review

The video below by Slavko Martinov is a sterling example of New Zealand satire. This is utterly classic Kiwi humor, deliberately biting, edgy and over-the-top. 92 more words

Things That Aren't What They Seem

Local film trilogy ready for world premiere

Amiri & Aroha, a trilogy by part-time film-maker David Whittet’s, is finally ready to be released, reported the Gisborne Herald.

The film suffered a loss of the original cast during a stand-off between… 82 more words

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Remembering the wars that never ended

The New Zealand Wars were fought over a generation from 1845 until the early 1870s. Despite the tendency to pin their closing curtain on the last pot-shots fired after the fleeing terror leader Te Kooti A Rikirangi Te Turuki in 1872, reality was not so sharp. 368 more words


The Great Kiwi Adventure - We're Finally in New Zealand!

After more than 17 hours in the air and permanently erasing Sunday from the calendar, we finally arrived in Auckland at 6:00AM Monday morning.

We left Arkansas in the summer and found New Zealand at the end of winter. 579 more words

Canada's Audrey Lacroix wins gold, Brittany MacLean bronze in pool at Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW — Audrey Lacroix has won Canada’s third swimming gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

The native of Pont-Rouge, Que., won the women’s 200-metre butterfly with a time of two minutes 7.61 seconds. 420 more words