The Chatham Islands was the site of New Zealand’s largest recorded mass stranding, when 1,000 beached themselves in 1918. Pilot whales grow up to six metres (20 feet) long and are the most common species of whale in New Zealand waters.
“So, it’s somewhat a trial to find out how that goes and it’s part of our planning towards further down the track when we look at the future as well. He’s still a young man, and has plenty of time left in the game, so it’s an opportunity to see how he performs in that […]
“Only 26 of the whales were still alive at this point, the majority of them appearing very weak, and were euthanised due to the rough sea conditions and almost certainty of there being great white sharks in the water which are brought in by a stranding like this,” said DOC Biodiversity Ranger Jemma Welch.
If New Zealand get the maximum 240 points from their home series, they will get to 70% (420 points out of a maximum of 600). However, if they drop points in any Test, their percentage will fall steeply as both their series consist of two Tests, with 60 points riding on a win. If they […]
The NZDF listed 17 charges, including four counts of espionage, two counts of attempted espionage and three counts of “accessing a computer system for a dishonest purpose.” “No date has yet been set for the hearing of those charges at Court Martial. Media will be advised of the date of the trial in due course,” […]
Pakistan will play the first T20 game against New Zealand XI on 23rd December at Whangarei before playing against Northern Knights at Hamilton on 27th December, Wellington Firebirds on 29th December in Wellington and Canterbury Kings on 1st January at Lincoln.
A man has been charged with the murder of a police officer in New Zealand – the first police officer killed in the line of duty in at least a decade.
Centrapay is a Kiwi-founded alternative payment platform, born out of New Zealand’s first lockdown, that has doubled its New Zealand team in the last three weeks. After starting in April, it is on track for $1 million in revenue in its first year and has this month released a disruptive payment technology platform with zero […]
The Wiggles last visited New Zealand in 2019, when tickets to their seven-day tour sold out so fast parents were outraged they had missed out. More shows were stacked on to the schedule, 14 performances over a week, each selling so fast some did not believe the tickets were even released.
“It doesn’t feel like it was a goodbye forever, definitely not, well not from my end anyway. I would love to go back someday,” she told the MailOnline.