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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.

NZ rehab experts urge Kiwis to ease back into exercise

Active+, one of the country’s only 100% Kiwi owned physiotherapy and rehabilitation networks, is concerned that level two will see New Zealanders flooding back into gyms and sports too quickly in a bid to shift the lockdown pounds and regain their previous fitness levels.

Mt Ruapehu to open Sky Waka for sightseeing over Queen's Birthday weekend

An exciting update regarding the upcoming winter season - we’re hopeful of opening our first ski area on Mt Ruapehu in late June/early July. This will be dependent on a number of factors, including snowfall and the Alert Level restrictions that exist at the time.

Stop the spread, remember to check clean dry this duck hunting season - TRC

Now that the country is at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 and New Zealanders begin to venture out of their homes to enjoy the great outdoors, the duck hunting season will be open for business.