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The Fashion Fusion Show celebrates diversity and glamour in Hamilton

The Fashion Fusion Show is just around the corner and promises to showcase a stunning display of diversity, cultural pride and high couture.

Eat Our Street at Ponsonby's month long Restaurant and Bar Festival

As the days become shorter and the nights colder and we all reflect on how much cooking we have done over the last few years as we hunkered down, now’s the time to break out of the home bubble and visit the hub of hospitality - Ponsonby!

Research reveals New Zealanders' views on 'what it means to be Kiwi'

New research released today from Kiwibank reveals New Zealanders’ views on what it means to be a modern Kiwi, with findings showing the majority believe Aotearoa is a progressive and innovative country.

Faraday transports us back in time

A new mural gracing the exterior of the Faraday Museum of Technology transports the viewer into Napier’s past, as well as providing visual clues to what lies inside.

Daughter saves 5.3 million dollar New Plymouth win for Mother's Day surprise

What started out as a fun Mother’s Day present turned into a life-changing moment on Sunday for a New Plymouth woman when she discovered she’d won $5.3 million with Powerball First Division.

Gone to the dogs - Napier City Council

Napier’s Next Dog Model has been thrown open for voting. Basil, Stan, Molly, Ralph, Murphy and Caz are heading the pack for the title of top dog with the competition being run through social media.

ILT Kidzone tickets on sale today - Great South

Flurries of excitement are in store for Southland families as tickets for the 17th ILT Kidzone Festival, 13 to 18 July 2022, are now on sale.

Bird shooting season 'bad news' for all birds

The bird shooting season, which begins on Saturday 7 May this year, means countless birds, including natives like pūkeko, kakīānau (black swan), pūtangitangi (paradise shelduck), pārera (grey duck) and kuruwhengi (Australasian shoveler duck), will be killed.

Nearly a quarter of adults plan overseas holidays in next 12 months - Horizon Research

More than 900,000 adults are planning an overseas holiday in the next 12 months as New Zealanders shake free of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Around 76,900 say they’ll go in May.

A Horizon Research survey finds 23% of adults planning to holiday overseas.

Check gift card expiry dates 'to avoid giving Mum a dud this Mother's Day'

Consumer NZ is urging shoppers to check gift card expiry dates before purchasing them for Mother’s Day this weekend.