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#New Zealand

New Continent Zealandia Is Discovered Underwater

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.17.2017 | Science

Hail, Zealandia! It’s not the lost city of Atlantis, but scientists say they’re convinced they have discovered the planet’s eighth continent spr...

New Zealand's Dirty Dairy

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 02.13.2017 | Green
Jasmijn de Boo

New Zealand is proud of its share of worldwide dairy export; it has 6 million of the world's 271 million dairy cows, which is substantial given that t...

After 300 Beached Whales Died, Rescuers Raced To Save Hundreds More

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.13.2017 | World

A stretch of sand in New Zealand was the scene of both tragedy and triumph this weekend as rescuers raced to save hundreds of stranded pilot whales af...

Massive Rescue Mission Underway After Hundreds Of Whales Found Beached In New Zealand

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.10.2017 | World

Hundreds of volunteers gathered at the northern tip of New Zealand’s Golden Bay early Friday morning after a government conservation worker discover...

How To Build A 'Go-Kart' For Your Kid With Everyday Household Items

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.07.2017 | Parents

New Zealand dad Jordan Watson has made a name for himself with his hilarious instructional videos for parents. His latest vid ― “How To Build A Go...

These Centuries-Old Flax Baby Beds Are Helping To Prevent Infant Deaths

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.03.2017 | Parents

Sleep experts say a centuries-old woven bassinet may be the answer to saving dozens of New Zealand infants’ lives every year. New research showed th...

This Couple's Moving Abroad To Escape Trump. Here Are 11 Good Places To Go.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.31.2017 | Travel

Back when the idea of President Donald Trump seemed like a far-fetched giggle, many Americans said they’d leave the country if he ever took office. ...

Humans Almost Drove These 6 Animals To Extinction. But Then We Saved Them From The Brink.

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.26.2017 | Green

Habitat destruction, poaching, pollution, climate change: Humans have many ways of pushing species to the brink of extinction. In recent years, we’v...

Thousands Protest Trump As 'Sister Marches' Begin Around The World

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 01.21.2017 | World

Thousands of protesters in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday joined the first of hundreds of womens’ marches organized around the world in a sho...

Your New 2017 Travel Bucket List

Tasting Table | Posted 01.11.2017 | Taste
Tasting Table

The 7 under-the-radar cities you must visit this year BY MEREDITH HEIL 1/9/17 Photo: Tourism PEI/Carrie Gregory With the holidays behind us and a ...

Denied A Pony, New Zealand Teen Turns Into A Cow Girl

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.29.2016 | Weird News

Here's a video of Lilac jumping, not the best but it'll do. #lovinglife #cowgirl #cowriding #nzfarming #farmgirl #cows #brownswiss #summerfun #outdo...

16 Stories That Prove 2016 Wasn’t The Absolute Worst

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News

The only appropriate way to describe 2016 in a nutshell would be a long, drawn-out sigh. Yet despite all the devastating moments, a handful of news st...

Police Seek Sheepish Suspect Filmed 'Assaulting' Officer

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Weird News

Police in New Zealand are searching for a very baa-d boy who “assaulted” an officer. Waitemata Police issued a tongue-in-cheek public appeal to tr...

New Zealand Prime Minister Unexpectedly Announces Resignation

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.04.2016 | World

WELLINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, saying it was the “right time”...

New Zealand Is Hosting A Country-Wide Secret Santa Gift Exchange

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.29.2016 | World

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in New Zealand. The country is in the midst of a nationwide Secret Santa exchange, with some 2,000 citi...

Disney's Pete's Dragon Movie Night Guide

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 11.28.2016 | Taste
Jacqui Zadik

Thanksgiving has passed and with winter break on the horizon, you may be on the look out for unique ways to spend quality time with family and friends...

#FredinChina: Chinese e-shoppers spend billions on Alibaba Single's Day

Fred Raillard | Posted 11.21.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Family First. Why I Cancelled My All Expense Paid Trip to New Zealand

Jacqui Zadik | Posted 11.21.2016 | Parents
Jacqui Zadik

After Tuesday November 8's election results, traveling to New Zealand became even more enticing to me. Their political history of appointing women in...

New Zealand Earthquake Leaves 3 Cows Stranded On Tiny 'Island'

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.14.2016 | World

Three cows are stranded on a tiny patch of land following the powerful earthquake that shook New Zealand’s South Island early Monday. The 7.8-magnit...

Are We All Just Gibbering Chimpanzees with the Attention Span of Goldfish?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.14.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

Like many of you, I have communicated with a number of friends abroad about the result of the U.S. election. Every one of them have been genuinely sho...

Climate Change This Week: Losing Noah's Ark, Surging Solar Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.11.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Giant Elephant Shrew (cousi...

What Does The Trump Victory Mean For Climate Change Policy?

Robert Stavins | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Robert Stavins

After I've had an opportunity to reflect more calmly and carefully on the implications of the forthcoming Trump presidency for environmental, natural resource, and energy policy, I will return to this topic.

The Deal Is Done. It's Time To Act on Climate Change

Helen Clark | Posted 11.08.2016 | World
Helen Clark

As countries meet this week at COP22 in Marrakech for the next round of climate negotiations, there must be impetus for climate action. Now is the time to move forward on the NDCs, and reap the early benefits for inclusive growth, innovation, and sustainability.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Getting Out of the 'Woodwork' with John Paul White; Getting 'Wild' in the Streets of Laredo

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

John Paul White admits he's been pretty fortunate in his career. He's been able to make music (and find success) on his own terms from his early days ...

Becoming A Home-Maker

Tara Woodard-Lehman | Posted 10.18.2016 | Religion
Tara Woodard-Lehman

While recently filling out a government form, I had to select a "vocation" box. I winced when I realized the the only box I could check was "homemaker." This was a first. I've had some sort of professional title the past seventeen years. Before that, I was a student. But now? I guess I'm a "homemaker."