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'Whittaker's Chocolate Lovers set to get lost in a Berry Forest'

The new Whittaker’s Berry Forest is something special for those who love chocolate with berry flavours and texture, especially with the generous quantities of delicious inclusions Whittaker’s uses.

2020 Auckland Boat Show cancelled due to crowd restriction levels in Auckland

"New Zealand’s largest boat show was scheduled to open in three weeks - running from 8th to the 11th October - but with uncertainty on which restriction levels will be in force at that time, we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s show," says organiser, Stacey Cook.

The benefits of exercise these school holidays - REPs

With the school holidays coming up, the weather improving, and the days getting longer, there are plenty of opportunities for children to get outside and get active.

'Coffee made with 100 percent organic certified coffee beans at Wild Bean Cafe'

From today, all Wild Bean Cafes in New Zealand are switching to using 100% organic certified coffee beans in the Wild Bean Signature and Decaf blends, as well as remaining Fairtrade.

New Zealand ranks 5th globally for veganism - Vegan Society

Veganism in New Zealand is now twice as popular as it was just five years ago! Google trends has shown clearly the rise in interest in veganism globally over the years.

Newly-built Casey Hut opens in Arthurs Pass National Park

A popular overnight opportunity in Arthurs Pass National Park is available once again thanks to two generous donors, says the Department of Conservation (DOC).

Bluebird skiing and snow boarding at Mt Ruapehu over weekend

Skiers and boarders headed to Mt Ruapehu over the weekend to enjoy some Bluebird spring skiing. Both Saturday and Sunday delivered sunny, clear days and both Whakapapa and Turoa were at capacity.

Five affiliate charity partners announced for Wellington Round the Bays 2021

Gemma Browne first took part in Wellington Round the Bays as a kid, but this year she’ll be participating for an extra special cause.

Foxton Family Fun Day postponed until November

The annual Family Fun Day at Foxton Heated Pools has been postponed until Sunday 8 November due to COVID-19 restrictions. The event had previously been planned for Sunday 20 September.

Skills Active Apprentice of the Year competition: Helping a healthy community

Nicole Shand has spent her career creating a wide range of sport and recreation programmes for all sorts of people in the community. The common factor in all her work has been her desire to see people reap the benefits of finding physical activity that they enjoy.