New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is situated some 1,500 kilometers east of Australia across the Tasman Sea.
New Zealand's capital is Wellington, but its most populous city is Auckland. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907. The country is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. This page collates DW's latest content related to News Zealand.
Eight years after throwing a bottle containing a message into the Rhine, a German family has been contacted by New Zealanders who say they found the message 18,000km away. But the finder didn't give their address.
We're easing you into the New Year with a gorgeous listen on this week’s Living Planet - a trip to New Zealand's Waipoua Forest. It's one of the oldest forests on this planet and has a deep place within the hearts and souls of the indigenous Polynesian people of the country – The Māori. In this beautifully rich soundscape, we are taken on their spiritual journey.