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Rotorua Walking Festival - 2017 - the Russians are coming

There are already 27 Russians coming to the Rotorua Walking Festival this year.

Five tips for a healthy school lunch box

Cooking up new ideas for school lunches can be a challenge, but seasonal produce provides lots of variety for a healthy lunch, says 5+ A Day.

Tomorrow’s Wellington Cup Day positive event for whole region

Wellington Cup Day, tomorrow, is a great way to shake off the back-to-work blues, with over 15,000 people expected to attend the event, says Wellington Mayor Justin Lester.

AA Traveller’s favourite family beaches

Packing the car full of kids, stuff and maybe the dog can be an ordeal, but the hardest part is finding somewhere everyone actually wants to go.

SOBA's national beer awards see record number of regional winners

While Wellington breweries continue to shine nationally, New Zealand witnessed a continuing nationwide surge in appreciation for good beer in this year’s Society of Beer Advocates Awards.

Lucky car plate to be auctioned

Lucky car plate to be auctioned

New Zealand official personalised car plates company, KiwiPlates, is proud to be auctioning exclusive 2017 lucky car plates at the Chinese New Year Festival, Saturday 21 January at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland!

Limited Edition Commodore models released

Holden New Zealand has today released details of three special Limited Edition Commodore models, created as a result of a secret skunkworks type project at Head Office in Australia.

Leave no trace at the Kathmandu Coast to Coast

‘Clean, green and left just the way they found it’, these are aims for the iconic Kathmandu Coast to Coast multi-sport race as it becomes the first event in the country to join forces with Leave No Trace New Zealand.

Oily Rag column: Tips from readers

By Frank and Muriel Newman

Frugal living does not go on holiday, judging by the number of letters we have received recently. Here's a sample.

Call for community interest for Parks Week 2017

Rotorua Lakes Council is offering support to encourage local neighbourhood groups to organise Parks Week events in their communities this March.

Parks Week (March 4 to 12 this year) celebrates local parks and recreational areas through organised events and activities.