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Tantalus Estate head chef named Australasian Tapas Champ 2019

Tino Passano, head chef at Waiheke Island’s Tantalus Estate Vineyard, has been named the Australasian Tapas Champion for 2019, earning a spot at the World Tapas competition in Spain later this year.

PR: New mid-town community space a winner with whanau

Taumarunui celebrated the official opening of its new mid-town community space and traveler rest area on Saturday with a free sausage sizzle and the local kids giving it a big ‘thumbs-up’.

New entry level variant for popular Toyota Hilux range

Toyota New Zealand has broadened its customer appeal for the Hilux range with a new entry level two-wheel drive Hilux grade, the WorkMate, aimed at buyers who need an affordable workhorse backed by the dependability of Toyota.

Public voting opens for best French gastronomy in New Zealand

Members of the public are being encouraged to vote for the crème de la crème of French gastronomy in New Zealand in a competition from Thursday 19 September until Sunday 6 October. 

Introducing Angus Rowley, Mons Royale's wool guru: The farmer who skis

Gus Rowley is far from a regular farmer; tattoos adorn his arms and his music selection isn’t country. He’s a rare breed of man who can walk and talk farming as comfortably as he can turn and burn a pair of skis.

Bats are Cool: Conservation Week at Waikato Museum

‘Bats are Cool’ is the theme for Conservation Week at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato in Hamilton this week.

Summer F.A.W.C! 2019 line-up revealed

The keenly anticipated programme for Summer F.A.W.C! Food and Wine Classic has launched this week, featuring 75+ delectable events spanning ten action-packed days in Hawke’s Bay from 1-10 November.

Hurunui District Council amends freedom camping bylaw

At the August council meeting, it was decided to amend the Hurunui Freedom Camping Bylaw. These amendments were based on public feedback collected during the council’s most recent freedom camping consultation.

Introducing the new Two Islands brand

The Two Islands range has been designed with care to support health and well-being, in a way that fits around the hustle and bustle of modern life. It’s all about balance and bringing an added dose of nutrition into your daily routine without a fuss.

Doors open for Coromandel food producers thanks to Food Show 2019

Artisan cheese-maker Mercury Bay Creamery is due to open a boutique store at Auckland’s busy Eastridge Shopping Centre in Mission Bay, selling its organic cheeses and raw milk, which come fresh from the farmgate at Whitianga.