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Whangamata Information Service to continue under community-led umbrella

Whangamata’s tourism information service on Port Road is to be managed by the Whangamata Community Gardens Incorporated Society from October.

International Day of Older Persons - an opportunity to celebrate

October 1st is International Day of Older Persons, which provides us with the opportunity to highlight the value of older people in our communities and to promote dignity and respect.

New Zealand photographer James Muir wins Sony Alpha Awards 2019

Today marks the fourth year of the Sony Alpha Awards, Sony’s annual competition to showcase the greatest in Australian and New Zealand photography using the Sony Alpha camera range.

Satisfyer Pro 2.0 takes NZ adult toy market by storm

Wholesale Solutions has sold thousands and thousands of the Satisfyer Pro 2.0 adult toy in a frenzy of sales that has taken the market by storm.

History of Hair competition brings out creativity

Hairstyles from the Japanese Edo period, 18th century France, and the Viking Age were just a few of those on display during UCOL’s annual History of Hair competition.

Educating Otago - and over achieving

Despite operating on piecemeal funding, the Otago Museum Education department’s Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) programme has educated record numbers of youth this year, surpassing government targets by a phenomenal 851%.

Cooperative approach key to Visit Ruapehu tourism award

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at the Regional Tourism NZ Awards for their collaborative approach to tourism in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region.

Towards a Sociology of New Zealand

Anthony Giddens (Baron Giddens of Southgate) states that ‘Sociology is the study of human social life, groups, and societies and its subject is our own behaviour as social beings. Learning to think sociologically means cultivating the imagination.

41 events and 90 NZ businesses in intergenerational climate strike tomorrow

Tens of thousands of New Zealanders will stand united tomorrow, Friday 27th September, for climate justice. Students will be striking from school, parents will be joining their kids and university students rallying in the thousands.

Camping at Lake Dunstan still free this summer

Camping at Lake Dunstan sites will still be free this summer, but users may have to pay in the future.