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Stratford's very own Amazing Race

Test your local knowledge and problem solving skills with Stratford District Youth Councils Amazing Race! This fun and puzzling event for participants aged 12 - 24 years old, will take place on Thursday 24 January from 11:00am around the Stratford Township.

Holiday Lights - Daytime light show

The inaugural Holiday Lights at the National Aquarium of New Zealand creates a unique opportunity to view light displays during the day.

App tours make the trip go great

On the road this summer?

Download Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga’s free Heritage Trails app to add a whole new dimension to your summer travels.

Trees ablaze at the Kerikeri Mission Station

If you’re keen on colourful trees, summer is the time to visit the Kerikeri Mission Station, a Tohu Whenua cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga.

Both the Mission Station’s historic Jacaranda and Pohutukawa come into full bloom over December and early January.

Traditional bound books now available at Pompallier Mission

Visitors to Pompallier Mission, a Tohu Whenua in Russell cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, have a new souvenir option to take away with them.

Stock ledger provides a brush with history

Stock ledgers dating back to the earliest days of the Stone Store’s operations are presenting a tantalising mystery - which might have been solved with a little historical research.

Celebrate Suffrage 125 at Alberton

A steel ruler, cutting board, sharp knives, and a strong cup of tea - those are just some of the tools of the trade for traditional bookbinder Gill Carlsson.

NZ born Broadway casting director provides unique opportunity for NZ performers

Annette Tanner is returning home to New Zealand in January 2019 and is bringing a host of Broadway stars and creatives with her once again.

Top news stories for 2018 - UMR Research

The top news stories of the year were the rising fuel costs in October, and the rescue of the boys from a cave in Thailand in July.

UCOL student work connects with community

UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students contributed 2,835 hours and talent of pro bono work in 2018 to the local not-for-profit sector.