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Stay safe this Queen's birthday weekend - Surf Life Saving NZ

Surf Life Saving NZ is asking people making the most of the long weekend to stay safe if they are going to be in, on or around the water.

As COVID-19 restrictions adjust, giving way to a bit more freedom, Kiwis may be inclined to head to the beach for Queen’s Birthday weekend.

Rover Tours Group offering their hop-on hop-off service for free

Wellington’s largest independent tourism operator, Rover Tours Group (RTG), will offer their Hop-On Hop-Off bus service for free to Wellingtonians and visitors alike from Queens Birthday Weekend through to the end of July.

Amalia Hall and Orchestra Wellington combine in first concerts since Covid-19

New Zealand’s leading international solo violinist is returning to StAndrew’s on the Terrace as soloist and director in an all Mozartseries with Orchestra Wellington in June.

Careful rescue earns first place for Surf Lifeguards - Surf Life Saving NZ

Volunteer Surf Lifeguards from Mount Maunganui are being praised for their involvement in the delicate and careful rescue of a jet skier who had suffered potentially life-changing injuries.

New Dry(ish) July challenge to raise funds for cancer patients

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a challenging year.

Mittens unlocks more hearts with Key to the City

Local celebrity cat Mittens has been awarded the highest honour of the capital with Mayor Andy Foster giving him the Key to the City at a small (Covid-safe) ceremony today.

Enjoy unrivalled luxury in the Wairarapa

There’s never been a better time to explore the beauty of our backyard and discover New Zealand’s most luxurious hidden gems.

Waitaki calls for contributions to a lockdown time capsule

COVID-19, lockdown … it’s been a weird time: if you told us this time last year that we’d be filling the district’s windows with teddy bears, crossing the road to avoid each other out of politeness and dragging our dogs out for their third walk in a day, we wouldn’t have believed you.

Federated Farmers urges duck shooters to put safety first

Federated Farmers reminds duck shooters to take extra care over the upcoming opening weekend.

Hunting industry requires domestic support - GAC, SCI, NZPHGA

New Zealand’s guided hunting industry has been severely impacted by COVID-19 and is appealing for support from domestic hunters looking for a unique hunting experience.