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Waka Ama Nationals - Day 1

This morning we opened our 30th National Sprint Championships with crowds of around 1,300 people, all coming together for a Pōwhiri at the western shore of lake Karāpiro, in the Don Rowlands Centre.

Lexus RC F track edition debuted in Detroit

An all-new, limited production Track Edition RC F has been debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Stratocaster on Concorde path

Stratocaster is back on the black-print path after scoring effortlessly at Ellerslie on Sunday.

New Kia Cerato range first vehicles to achieve 5 star safety ratings

The new Kia Cerato range launching in New Zealand in February has achieved 5 star safety ratings in ANCAP’s first round of testing for 2019.

Opinion: Red Bridge camping site welcomes 'Freeloaders'

Is it normal for people to congregate in a fenced area surrounded by porta loos and rubbish skips with 50 other vans all parked less than 3 metres apart on a gravel pit? I would liken it to a prison camp if it wasn’t for everyone sitting up at their little tables sipping wine.

Who is the new celebrity face of Jenny Craig Aus and NZ

Jenny Craig has today announced its newest ambassador, Jelena Dokic, who is starting her weight loss journey at 99kg and by following Jenny Craig’s latest program, Rapid Results, aiming to shed 33kg in just six months.

Super busy summer season for Splash Planet and community pools

Summer is here and people have been heading to the district’s outdoor pools in droves since just before Christmas, with visitor numbers up on last year across all facilities.

Kiwis’ New Year resolutions say good riddance to bad rubbish

New Zealanders are eager to find more ways to reduce their plastic use, a new survey has found. With the New Year comes new habits, and the survey showed New Zealanders are crying out for better alternatives to plastic waste in 2019.

The science of art or the art of science - NIWA

If you think science and art have nothing in common, think again. At environmental science institute NIWA, it’s all about one inspiring the other.

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NZ's most popular baby names in 2018 released

Charlotte and Oliver remain New Zealand’s most popular baby names, taking the top spots once again in 2018. Mia and Nikau are the most loved Māori names, both overseas and here in New Zealand. The full list of top baby names is available on SmartStart, an online tool for new parents.