Hinduism is the largest religion in New Zealand other than Christianity, with almost 90,000 followers in 2013.
Part of story: Diverse religions
Any lingering doubts about the place of rugby union in New Zealand were swept aside by the clamour that surrounded the All Blacks, who in late 1905 became the first national New Zealand rugby team to venture to the n
Part of story: Rugby union
Highland traditions Most Scots who came to New Zealand were Lowlanders, but they took the emblems and activities that proclaimed their identity from the Highlands. They adopted popular Highland
Part of story: Scots
In the 21st century domestic violence remains a major problem in New Zealand.
Part of story: Domestic violence
As South Canterbury’s only city and port, Timaru dominates the region.
Part of story: South Canterbury region
In January 1838 three French missionaries sailed into the Hokianga Harbour and began the institutional history of Catholicism in New Zealand.
Part of story: Catholic Church
As a recreation, ice skating has been popular in New Zealand since the 19th century. Competitive ice skating events have their origins in the 1930s.
Part of story: Ice sports
Islands near New Zealand’s main ports were useful for keeping people in isolation.