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Free event aims to bring back more native birds to Auckland gardens

This July Aucklanders can find out how to attract more native birds into their garden, thanks to a partnership with the Department of Conservation, and Auckland Council’s Pest Free Haven campaign.

Kiwi parents forced to cook multiple dinners to appease fussy eaters

Kiwi parents cook multiple evening meals for fussy family members, say their kids refuse to eat anything green and choose from the same repertoire of five meals to avoid dinnertime drama, according to new research.

Funding boost for Nelson age-friendly project

The Nelson-Tasman Community Transport Trust is one of eight organisations to receive funding in the latest round of the Community Connects grants.

Hutt Winter Festival programme line-up revealed for 2019

Hutt City Council’s Hutt Winter Festival is back for a third year, warming up the winter months with an explosion of arts and cultural events suited for all ages, accessibility needs and interests.

Why should you go vegetarian this Plastic Free July?

The Plastic Free July challenge is becoming very popular worldwide. It aims to raise awareness of the amount of single-use plastic in our lives, and it challenges people to do something about it.

Camberley Community Centre abuzz with activities

On any day of the week you will find something going on at the Camberley Community Centre, and over the last year more activities and services have become available.

Texas Chicken launches hottest chicken so far

Texas Chicken New Zealand, the popular fried chicken brand that prides itself on serving customers with the biggest, crispiest, juiciest and most flavoursome chicken around, has launched what could be New Zealand’s hottest ever fried chicken!

Older NZers drown in growing numbers, drowning related hospitalisations spike

The official 2018 calendar year drowning toll is down significantly on 2017 but the number of preventable fatalities involving people over the age of 45 is on the rise and Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ) says it’s a growing trend.

Get ready for a blast of brass in downtown Hamilton

Get ready for a blast of brass in downtown Hamilton.

UCOL class of '99 Reunites

Wind back the clock to the summer of ’99 and the first group of students to study at UCOL’s new campus in Palmerston North’s CBD arrived.