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Whanganui District Council: Fireworks survey

There were over 1100 responses to Whanganui District Council’s recent online survey asking for residents’ views on the restriction of fireworks.

New trustee appointment for Otago Community Trust

Otago Community Trust is pleased to announce that South Otago based Bridget Tweed has been appointed as a new trustee to the Trust.

Inside Sudima Kaikoura: 'A world-class experience'

The innovative design features being implemented in the new luxury Kaikōura Hotel will "set a new benchmark" in hotel experiences for locals and guests alike.

Mobile library brings love of reading to rural school kids

Ruapehu Librarians Fiona Thomas and Libby Ogle have been on a mission to get books to children at the National Park and Owhango Schools who otherwise are not able to get into the library in Taumarunui.

Faith in Excalibur

Shaune Ritchie hasn’t given up faith in Excalibur’s ability to win a feature staying race despite being off the winner’s list for 16 months.

Invent a character to appear in a Donovan Bixley Book

A drawing competition is giving Kiwi kids the chance to tap into their creative talents and come up with a cool new character to inhabit Donovan Bixley’s Flying Furballs world.

July is Vegan Cheese Month

In a world first, the Vegan Society Aotearoa has declared July to be Vegan Cheese Month in New Zealand, to celebrate the incredible array of plant-based cheeses now available to Kiwis.

Animator clears maidens in hurdle debut

Animator made the perfect start to his jumping career at Hastings on Saturday where he took out the Hawke’s Bay Hunt Maiden Hurdle (2500m).

Trainer Brendon Hawtin was pleased with the victory, which adds to the gelding’ds six wins on the flat.

Mt Ruapehu's Sky Waka gondola open for sightseeing tomorrow

New Zealand’s newest and most exciting tourism attraction opens tomorrow.

Records and redemption in Wellington

With entries from 19 countries, today’s Gazley Volkswagen Wellington Marathon was already a record breaker. But the runners, however, had the last word.