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From major surgery to the top of a mountain in less than 9 months

When Katie Leigh was lying in her hospital bed after undergoing major back surgery in June 2016, she never imagined that less than 9 months later, she would be completing the Tongariro Crossing!

Pie Wars: Nation divided over steak or mince - with cheese

For the second year running, steak and cheese has been named as the nation’s favourite pie, beating mince and cheese by the narrowest of margins.

Buy the book, cook the meal, win a Jeep

One of New Zealand’s leading and most loved cooks, Annabel Langbein, has joined forces with Jeep for the launch of her latest cookery book, ‘Essential’.

Oily Rag Column for 27 March 2016

The winter chill is about to arrive which means temperatures will soon be falling and electricity bills, rising. So we thought it worth sharing some tips on ways to keep those power costs to a minimum.

Exercise, the golden ticket for elderly independence

The golden years can be the most enjoyable years of people’s lives and New Zealand exercise experts say regular exercise is a golden ticket for those who strive for elderly independence.

Pricing outside the box

Organic Boxes is revolutionizing the cost of certified organic produce, making it fairer and more affordable for everyone.

"Our customers have asked us to make Certified Organic food cheaper" said Richard Bacon, owner of Organic Boxes.

Misha's Vineyard unveils new Central Otago tasting room

Misha’s Vineyard has opened a Tasting Room in Cromwell - the heart of the Central Otago wine region. The ideal location overlooking Lake Dunstan on the main approach to Cromwell, is already proving a busy destination for wine lovers.

Archangel Wines puts Queensberry on NZ wine map

The official opening of Archangel Wine Tasting Lounge and Cellar Door sees the relatively new Central Otago winery formally put the sub-region of Queensberry on New Zealand’s wine map.

Waitomo Glowworm Caves celebrating award

Waitomo Glowworm Caves is the proud recipient of a Qualmark Gold Award - one of the first issued to a tourism operator under the new guidelines issued by Tourism New Zealand.

Pop-up sales of Line 7 marine apparel

Kiwi brand, Line 7 is so keen to see sailors out on the water, it’s holding a series of pop-up sales of marine apparel.