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RNZ, NZOA and Newsroom launch The Detail

Getting behind the banner headlines to put news stories in context is about to get easier for New Zealanders. RNZ and NZ On Air have signed up Newsroom to make a daily podcast that will pick out the news that matters and explain it in detail and in context.

Hurunui Heartland Ride 'just the beginning'

The Hurunui Heartland Cycle Ride officially opened this past Saturday in a wonderful ceremony and event at the Hurunui Hotel.

Spark Sport shares Rugby World Cup 2019 plans

With Rugby World Cup 2019 now just a few months away and interest in the event rising, Spark Sport announces its pricing for the tournament, kicking off with a super early bird offer and revealing what matches will be available free to air.

Queenstown Winter Festival tickets on sale tomorrow

The 45th Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival programme has been revealed and is a birthday bash packed with everything the Festival has become legendary for - buzzing downtown streets, fireworks, live music and comedy, and madcap antics in the snow and icy water of Lake Wakatipu, announced F

2019 IHC Art Awards judged announced

IHC is proud to announce our fantastic judges for the 2019 IHC Art Awards.

We welcome first time judge Kerrie Hughes to the 2019 Art Awards judging panel and we are delighted to have both Jae Kang and Tim Walker back with us for another year.

Waikato Council's Dirty Dog Challenge is back

Following the success of last year’s event, Waikato District Council and Hamilton City Council have teamed up again to hold another Dirty Dog Challenge.

This is a unique event where dogs and their owners can navigate their way through a mud-filled obstacle course.

Ultrafast Fibre to power up Waikato festival events during Techweek19

As New Zealand gears up for its largest ever festival of innovation this May, Ultrafast Fibre is proud to be the platinum sponsor of the Te Waka event series in Waikato.

World-famous sculpture finds new home at Pukaha National Wildlife Centre

Mount Bruce, Masterton: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre has welcomed the world-travelling Giant Wētā, a sculpture designed and made by the Auckland Burners. The wētā attended the Burning Man festival in 2016 before being donated to Pūkaha in 2019.

Dancing with the Stars boost interest in dance and injuries too

Dancing: it’s fun to watch, and even more fun to do.

It’s also the seventh most popular recreational activity in New Zealand. And it’s no wonder, given its positive benefits for physical, mental and social wellbeing.

New doco series to take on New Zealand's big decisions

This week, the award-winning Stuff Circuit investigative journalism team launched Big Decision, a new documentary looking at abortion laws in New Zealand.