Stuff’s Coverage of the Kaikoura Earthquake Wins Canon Media Award

News site Stuff.co.nz, and associated newspapers, have won an award for their coverage of the Kaikoura earthquake Stuff’s coverage of 2016’s biggest story – November’s 7.8-magnitude Kaikoura earthquake – has been praised at the Canon Media Awards, alongside Fairfax’s deep local and investigative reporting. Awarding the Best Coverage of a Major News Event category, judges…

Six Months Since Kaikoura Earthquake and Businesses are Desperate for Visitors. Never Fear, Compass is on the Way – Updated

It has been six months since the Kaikoura earthquake but businesses are a long way from recovering in the remote South Island township, and tourism operators are worried because they say that holidaymakers have yet to return. Some Kaikoura businesses are said to be ‘within 6-8 weeks of collapse‘ due to dwindling visitor numbers, according…

Migrant Tales – Moved from Auckland to Eastern Switzerland

Welcome to the latest in our series of Migrant Tales- first hand accounts of migration. Today’s tale was first published on Reddit New Zealand. The author speaks about outward migration from New Zealand to Switzerland, saying its ‘just like home…but cleaner and the trains are on time’. If you’re considering moving to New Zealand, why…