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Royal albatrosses spend three or four years courting before they are ready to take care of an egg together. Photograph: The Royal Albatross Centre

A royal albatross named Rob has delighted New Zealand conservation workers by settling down with a new mate after 10 years on his own. Rob (35) and n(...)

Japan’s Luke Thompson during the 2015 Rugby World Cup game against the USA at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, England.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Brighton 2015: spot the Kiwi on 83 minutes, having milled Adriaan Strauss off Japanese ball, all but leaning on the shoulder of Harumichi Tatekawa yet(...)

This illustration, provided by the Canterbury Museum, shows the approximate height of a giant penguin next to a human being.

Scientists in New Zealand have uncovered fossilised bones from an extinct monster penguin that was about the size of a human and swam the oceans some (...)

Lamb koftas

Everyone has their favourite aunt growing up and I was lucky enough to have someone who’s a bit of a heroine in the kitchen. Her name is Aunty Joce, f(...)

The University of Otago in Dunedin:  later said that the decision to remove the magazines was a “mistake”. Photograph:   Andia/UIG via Getty Images

Staff from New Zealand’s oldest university have conducted a night-time raid to seize and destroy every copy of a student magazine, fearing that an ill(...)

Aaron Smith: his Otago  Highlanders team  were playing at a tempo way above anything I had experienced. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Last April I had the opportunity to visit the ‘land of the long white cloud’, New Zealand. It was a great gig. I was to watch, coach and investigat(...)

England’s  Manu Tuilagi: moves to the wing for the Second Test against New Zealand. Photo: David Rogers/Getty  Images

Next year’s World Cup is undoubtedly the underlying subtext of the second Test between New Zealand and England, although both sides have immediate poi(...)