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World famous game reserve suffers no covid poaching casualties says Malby-Anthony

One of the world’s most famous game reserves, Thula Thula in South Africa, has survived the covid pandemic without any loss of wild animal to poaching.

Annabel White gets behind Pink Ribbon Breakfast to show support for breast cancer patients

Next week is the launch of Pink Ribbon Breakfast month, where Kiwis across the country will come together to raise vital funds for Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

'An eco-pod for a guilt-free brew'

A guilt-free coffee pod? Meet the completely compostable answer to your caffeine fix.

Maggio’s, artisanal coffee maker from Sydney, is now available in New Zealand with the most environmentally friendly, biodegradable and compostable coffee pod, taking only 84 days to decompose! -

Family cycling fun hits Taupo district these July school holidays

Taupō will celebrate its family-friendly cycle trails with the Taupō Treasure Trails these July school holidays.

The family-fun event was set to kick off as part of the Taupō Trails Festival in autumn, however due to Covid-19 was put on hold.

Camping group gains ground

After years trying to get the self containment standard for Motor Caravans and caravans looked into, Responsible Campers Association Inc has this week been told a NZStandards staff member has been assigned to look into their concerns, and to discuss any issues with staff and management.

'New study reveals the power of small things to affect our everyday happiness'

A new study into the happiness of New Zealanders has unearthed some surprising results since Covid-19 impacted our lives, jobs and relationships.

Sydney International Wine Competition extends hands across the Tasman to NZ

The Sydney International Wine Competition will proceed with its 41st competition this year, with the entry period and judging schedule moved back a month to ensure wineries have the best opportunities to enter the competition.

Taranaki woman claims four First Division prizes - Lotto

There’s been a buzz in Patea this week as people wondered how it was possible for their local store to have sold four Lotto First Division prizes for the same draw.

Now the mystery is finally solved - a lucky Taranaki woman has come forward to claim all four of the prizes.

Taupo Museum is now calling for lockdown stories for upcoming exhibition

Taupō Museum is inviting the community to share their lockdown stories, as part of a new exhibition: Wish Upon Matariki - Once Upon a Lockdown.

The team at the museum would love to hear more about your bubble, and what our community got up to during lockdown.

Zoom in to meet your favourite penguins - Napier City Council

While New Zealand and much of the world was in lockdown, the National Aquarium of New Zealand’s Little Penguins were missing having their friends visit them.