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.

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.

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.