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Introducing Speight's Mid Ale

Life is about choice, not compromise. So when you choose to drink a mid strength beer, you want all the advantages of a lower alcohol content, without a compromise in taste.

Rare penguins delight first Hollyford Track walkers

Hollyford Track Guided Walks, owned and operated by Ngâi Tahu Tourism, has opened for the summer season and early walkers on the track have been rewarded with regular sightings of the rare Fiordland Crested Penguin.

Duty-free tobacco reduces this weekend

Customs Comptroller Carolyn Tremain says on Saturday 1 November, the duty-free limit for bringing tobacco into New Zealand will reduce from 200 to 50 cigarettes or 50 grams of tobacco products.

Kiwis want to know neighbours but rarely see them - survey

Most Kiwis want to know their neighbours better but there are hurdles preventing them from doing so, according to a recent survey by neighbourhood website, Neighbourly.co.nz.

Nature high for Conservation Week

Conservation Week presents the perfect time for families to explore and enjoy the outdoors, discovering hidden treasures such as the gondola-accessed interactive nature trails on the slopes of Mt Ngongotaha at Skyline Rotorua.

The Warehouse lets the kids decide this Christmas

The Warehouse has announced that for this year’s Christmas campaign, the kids are in charge of the family gift buying, with the launch of a new series of TV ads and a five minute on-line video.

Bookings roll in for new Naked Bus Sleeper

Bookings are rolling in for the new Naked Bus Sleeper service launched last week - the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Te Anau is NZ's number one tramping town

Outdoor lovers have voted Fiordland’s gateway town Te Anau as the place they’d most like to up sticks and move to.
 


More than 1000 Wilderness readers voted for the best place in New Zealand to live if you love tramping and the great outdoors.
 


Top tips for getting a room upgrade

Kiwi and Australian travellers look for a free room upgrade first and foremost when booking a hotel room, according to a survey conducted by TFE Hotels of more than 17,000 travellers.

Somewhat surprisingly, free mini bar items were ranked as the least enticing offer.

NZ's best baches announced

The public has voted for New Zealand’s best baches in Bookabach’s annual Golden Piwa Awards. www.bookabach.co.nz/golden-piwas

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