New China Southern Airlines service promises boost to New Zealand's South Island

August 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on New China Southern Airlines service promises boost to New Zealand's South Island 

WELLINGTON, Aug. 28 — New Zealand's South Island is expecting a major tourism boost after China Southern Airlines announced Friday it will start a new year-round service between Christchurch and Guangzhou from December.

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Roundup: New Zealand farmers, economy brace for 2nd bad drought in three years

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: New Zealand farmers, economy brace for 2nd bad drought in three years 

WELLINGTON, Jan. 20 — New Zealand farmers, already feeling the squeeze from falling international dairy prices, were warned on Tuesday that the second severe drought in three summers could already have begun.

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