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Kiwi vs. Shark?

Kiwi vs. Shark?

The US, recently, has caught my attention a couple of times by mentioning something called Shark Week. Bones saw a teacher take her class to an aquarium for it.

Quartz Reef Wine Selected For Prestigious NZ Wine Push Into The Us Market

Quartz Reef Wine Selected For Prestigious NZ Wine Push Into The Us Market

Celebrated Central Otago winemaker Rudi Bauer and his award winning Quartz Reef wine has been selected as an ambassador for a government backed strategy to support and promote the New Zealand wine industry into the United States market.

Nestl Toque D'or Team Trainers Announced

Nestl Toque D'or Team Trainers Announced

Top lecturers from 12 culinary institutes around the country have been confirmed as team trainers in this year's Nestl Toque d'Or - New Zealand's premier student culinary competition.

Top International Wine Prize For Lincoln Doctoral Student

Lincoln University doctoral student Daisy Dawson is the toast of the wine world. She has just been named as one of two international winners of Student Grants for 2010 by the Bordeaux-based secretariat of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

Government Backs Move To Promote NZ Wines In USA

Government Backs Move To Promote NZ Wines In USA

New Zealand is about to pounce on the finest palates in the United States.

Last night the New Zealand Government announced support for an initiative aiming to break into the best wine lists, the best wine shops and the best private cellars in the States.

Swiss Starts New Zurich-San Francisco Service

Swiss Starts New Zurich-San Francisco Service

SWISS's first-ever non-stop scheduled flight to San Francisco departed from Zurich at 13:15 today. The aircraft - one of the carrier's Airbus A340s - had been specially painted for the occasion in a "flower power" design. San Francisco is SWISS's seventh North American destination.

Snow Making Commences At Snow Park NZ

Snow Making Commences At Snow Park NZ

Snow Park NZ officially started winter operations with the commencement of pre-season snowmaking last night.

Coupled with a blanket of natural snow and sub-zero temperatures, the snow guns ignited at 8pm last night.

A Rare Look At The Art Of Pacific Tapa Cloth Comes To Te Papa

A Rare Look At The Art Of Pacific Tapa Cloth Comes To Te Papa

Te Papa, with Queensland Art Gallery, and Queensland Museum, presents Paperskin: the art of tapa cloth in the Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4, from Saturday 19 June - Sunday 12 September. Admission is free.

Wystan Curnow Wins 2010 Seresin Landfall Residency

Wystan Curnow Wins 2010 Seresin Landfall Residency

Tuscancy residency offers established NZ writer opportunity to work on upcoming Colin McCahon book

Matariki Festivities Light Up The West

Matariki Festivities Light Up The West

Art, music, film and thought-provoking insights on cultural and economic sustainability make up an impressive line up for Matariki celebrations in Waitakere this year.