Wellington city, the nation’s capital, is tightly wedged between the sea’s edge and the hills. Locals enjoy its compact layout, quirky charm and panoramic views.
Part of story: Wellington region
The most popular website used by New Zealanders in 2013 was the Google search engine. Searching for information was the second most popular use of the web after social networking.
Part of story: Digital media and the internet
In the 19th century some two-fifths of New Zealand’s Irish were Protestants, but it is not easy to trace their impact. Some of the earliest were members of the Anglican élite who
Part of story: Irish
As New Zealand’s towns grew, they needed builders to construct houses, shops and public buildings. While many building firms remained small and family-owned, some grew into large companies with varied interests.