February 11, 2009

A Day in New Zealand

If you're eating a late breakfast in LA, lunch in NY or dinner in London on Wednesday... it's already Thursday in New Zealand. This is what's happening in 'the land of the long white cloud' / Aotearoa (as New Zealand is known in the Maori language).

@NewstalkZB NZer detained in Pakistan: Pakistan officials questioning NZer Mark Taylor, claiming he was trying to enter a mi.. tinyurl.com/cuu9w3

Auckland radio station NewstalkZB also has the latest headlines on their website.

@TVNZNews #TVNZ News: Man found in anchor locker probably gassed to death: A man whose decomposed body was fo.. tinyurl.com/c7uydl

TV New Zealand has an 'unofficial' twitter presence, but you can get more news from New Zealand on the internet where they have a neat feature to get RSS news feeds, Yahoo! Widgets & Windows Vista gadgets.

@flyairNZ Or if you just want a vacation, check out the relatively new Air New Zealand tweets and their cool website

Auckland Twestival runs Thursday 12th February for Kiwi Twitter fans. They have pretty stylish t-shirts for sale and the whole event takes place at Auckland's Sale Street Brewery. Have fun!

Meanwhile, here's how Twitters in New Zealand are spending their day:

@doublesided (Wellington, New Zealand) Eek! I'm doing kids this morning. Lunches, schoolbags, homework, dressed, getting them out the door. Better roll up sleeves, get started.

@NZRob (Auckland, New Zealand) Stupidly hot and humid in Auckland, and it's only 06:45!

@coffee_bee (Auckland, New Zealand) it's soooooooo hot already. ugh. i want to live in a pool.

@segdeha (Auckland, New Zealand) Going to see Shakespeare in the park with my wife and 2 daughters.

@snakenz (Auckland, New Zealand) Darn you know its hot when you're up at 6:30am and the cicadas are already making a racket.

@domfosnzAir-con has kicked in at last. It is so hot and humid here in Auckland right now.

@richirvine (Auckland, New Zealand) found a spot by bus stop with nice cool breeze. might stay here all day.

@technicaljoe (Auckland, New Zealand> is looking forward to another day in paradise..

@grayskulldugger (Auckland, New Zealand) 75min hard threshold windtrainer session coming right up.

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