Kiwi not related to emu as previously believed

Australia can no longer lay claim to the origins of the iconic New Zealand kiwi following University of Adelaide research, which shows that the kiwi`s closest relative is not the emu as was previously thought.

New Zealand`s kiwi no Australian immigrant, but African

New Zealanders were relieved Friday when new DNA research ruled out a connection between their iconic kiwi and birds native to rival Australia - but instead threw up an even bigger surprise as to the origins of the national mascot.

Kiwi wingsuit diver dies in crash in Switzerland

A Kiwi wingsuit pilot died after crashing into a field following a jump from a helicopter over Switzerland`s Luetschental Valley.

Korean-born Kiwi charges at Puerto Rico Open

New Zealand`s Danny Lee fired three consecutive birdies on both the front and back nines Saturday to pull within a stroke of leader Chesson Hadley at the Puerto Rico Open.

Kiwi Adams retains women`s world indoor shot put

New Zealand`s record-breaking shot putter Valerie Adams defended her world indoor title with ease on Saturday.

New Zealand`s kiwi `descended from Australian ancestor`

In a finding likely to be a bitter blow for many New Zealanders, researchers have found the country`s iconic kiwi bird probably descended from an ancestor that flew in from Australia.

Eating kiwi improves digestion

Eating kiwi fruit can help in better digestion, new research says.

Eating kiwi improves digestion

Eating kiwi fruit can help in better digestion, new research says.

Prior says England batsmen prepared for Kiwi Test series

Wicket keeper Matt Prior has claimed England batsmen are not undercooked ahead of their Test series against New Zealand after frail showings during their warm up game.

Jesse Ryder to meet with Kiwi coach to decide on career

Jesse Ryder has said his meeting with New Zealand coach Mike Hesson on January 29 would decide his future with the national team, but the swashbuckling left handed batsman insisted his priority remains his Wellington Firebirds side.

Kiwi artist’s ‘erotic’ sex chair set to ‘confuse’ visitors at museum exhibition

Artist Jason Beca claims Alice in Wonderful Land – a solid timber chair is a work of art that had been constructed to create confusion.

Kiwi women believe dogs are better listeners than their partners

Kiwi women believe dogs are better listeners than their partners, while for men, dogs are a lot more loving, says a new NZ survey.