New Zealand

Angus Marshall, 14, helps prepare the JA1271 steam locomotive for Steam Inc.’s North Pole Express at the Paekakariki Railway Station in New Zealand, Dec. 19, 2021. (CHARMEAD SCHELLA/ Special to the AV News)

QUINN’S QUIPS: Young train buff comes full circle with his love of the Santa Train

Fascination with steam takes youth from Port Alberni, B.C. to Paekakariki, N.Z.

 

Named for the year Mount Aspiring National Park was founded, 1964 and based in the far south of Aotearoa, New Zealand,1964 is a high-quality, throwback print magazine that's made with coffee tables in mind.

New Zealand print magazine a hit with British Columbians

Historically there’s a lot of crossover between British Columbia and New Zealand

  • Nov 22, 2021

 

FILE - In this April 19, 2021, file photo, a giant sign painted near the main runway of the Wellington International Airport greets travelers returning home in Wellington, New Zealand. An expert group advising the government believes it is realistic for the country to maintain its zero-tolerance approach, which has included strict lockdowns for even small outbreaks, once it begins to reopen its borders. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)

COVID-busting New Zealand plans to start reopening borders early next year

South Pacific nation of 5 million people has reported just 26 deaths since the pandemic began

FILE - In this April 19, 2021, file photo, a giant sign painted near the main runway of the Wellington International Airport greets travelers returning home in Wellington, New Zealand. An expert group advising the government believes it is realistic for the country to maintain its zero-tolerance approach, which has included strict lockdowns for even small outbreaks, once it begins to reopen its borders. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
(National Emergency Management Agency)

Powerful quake hits near New Zealand; tsunami warning issued

The U.S. Tsunami Warning System predicted waves of 0.3 to 1 metre (1 to 3.3 feet)

(National Emergency Management Agency)
VIDEO: New Zealand leader carries on with TV interview during quake

VIDEO: New Zealand leader carries on with TV interview during quake

A magnitude 5.6 quake struck in the ocean about 100 kilometres northeast of Wellington

VIDEO: New Zealand leader carries on with TV interview during quake