| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:58 AM
BEIJING -- Peter Jackson, the director of the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” film series, has lent his personal Gulfstream jet to the team searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Radio New Zealand reported....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:53 AM
The duke and duchess of Cambridge arrived in New Zealand on Monday with baby Prince George, his nanny, a hairdresser, personal assistants and security in tow. The Duchess wore a red coat by Catherine Walker with matching pillbox hat by Gina Foster as...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Rhys Darby, who played personal manager (and New Zealand deputy cultural attache) Murray Hewitt on HBO's "Flight of the Conchords," has created a series in which to star. "Short Poppies" gets a U.S. premiere Thursday via Netflix, all eight episodes at...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:59 PM
It's Team Kate for the win! The former Kate Middleton sailed past husband Prince William in a yacht race during their New Zealand tour on Friday.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge set sail with Team New Zealand around Auckland's Waitemata Harbor in...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:08 PM
With President Obama set to arrive Wednesday in Tokyo for a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, thorny issues in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations will be a key subjects. Here are the basics on the TPP:
What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership?...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Chris Pine is in negotiations to star in Disney's "The Finest Hours."
Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct .
The pic is based on true events revolving around a rescue effort by the coast guard in 1952 to save the crews of two oil tankers after the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Mark Gilbert, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser from Boca Raton, may be on his way to New Zealand and Samoa.
His nomination to be the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa is once again on its way to the U.S. Senate, which gives a thumbs up...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Delta recently paid homage to the 1980s in its latest safety video, including cameos from Teddy Ruxpin, Rubik's Cube, ALF and even Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Air New Zealand has also enlisted the help of celebrities to help boost the amount of people that...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:16 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Joss Christensen wanted to make his father proud of him.
Those were among the last words he said last year to his dying father, James Dale “JD” Christensen, who was fighting a congenital heart condition. And those were among...
| Feb 18, 2014
Say you buy a cheap economy ticket. But also say you're a bit on the large size or old enough that getting in and out of a sardine-can seat isn't as easy as it once was. So you'd really like to escape the cattle-car seat squeeze and lousy cabin service...
| Oct 13, 2013
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THE BEST WAY TO TAI TAPU, NEW ZEALAND
From LAX, Air New Zealand offers connecting service (change of plane) to Christchurch. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $980, including taxes and fees. Otahuna Lodge is a 25-minute drive from...