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2019 ASB Polyfest gets underway next week

The Manukau Sports Bowl will burst into life in a week’s time with the 44th staging of the ASB Polyfest. From Wednesday, March 13 to Saturday, March 16 the Sports Bowl will reverberate with traditional song and dance from Auckland’s youth.

SodaStream celebrates International Women's Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8) SodaStream is launching a limited edition, collectible "SHE" reusable bottle that celebrates women who have made impactful changes and encouraged women to take a stand.

Santa rides again

Auckland’s much-loved Santa Parade will bring cheer to the City’s streets once again this Christmas. Auckland Council will now take over funding of the event to the tune of $45,000.

Cheaper coffee for Kiwis who help planet by bringing own mug

Those who bring reusable cups to The Coffee Club will now be rewarded with more than good will as a new nationwide discount incentive is launched.

Bonus ticket leaves Invercargill woman $500,000 better off

An Invercargill woman who forgot to buy her regular Lotto ticket is still reeling from the excitement of winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division.

TJ Perenara joins POWERADE’s ambassador line up

POWERADE is excited to announce that Thomas Tekanapu Rawakata ("TJ") Perenara, halfback for the All Blacks and Hurricanes has been named as the newest POWERADE ambassador.

Auckland chef takes Kiwi cuisine to the world

NZ Chefs Auckland President Jasbir Kaur is helping put New Zealand cuisine on the map, teaching budding chefs across America and Canada how to inject Kiwi flavour into their dishes.

New Waipawa pool to open with a splash!

The Waipawa and Districts Centennial Memorial Pool is set to officially open on Friday 8 March - all 540,000 litres of it.

Second-Hand Sunday attracts record numbers

The streets of Ongaonga, Takapau, Waipukurau, Otane and Waipawa were buzzing with Second-Hand Sunday underway on 17 February.

Hot cross buns with a 'cool twist'

1 March 2019: It's no secret that Kiwis love their hot cross buns. We munch through 12.5 million individual buns every year from Countdown alone. But we’re also amongst the biggest consumers of ice cream in the world at staggering 22-23 litres per person per year!