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A New Year’s resolution worth keeping

With the turn of a new year comes promises from many to reinvent, refresh and renew with a set of personal goals. For a New Year’s resolution with sticking power, YMCA is offering up a "two birds, one stone" solution worth keeping.

Wellington ready for a spell of Gardens Magic

Gardens Magic is ready to weave a spell over the capital with three weeks of the iconic free concert series returning to the Wellington Botanic Garden Soundshell to showcase the sounds of Aotearoa’s best and brightest.

AA Traveller rescues unloved public holiday with 101 Must-Do's

AA Traveller is taking over January 2, the only public holiday without a name, and declaring it New Zealand’s official Must-Do day.

Capital celebrates 40 years of Summer City

Wellington City Council’s iconic Summer City programme kicks-off its 40th year on New Year’s Eve, with more than 90 events happening over the next three months - and there’s something for everyone.

Local Cup victory for Hannam

Jockey Robert Hannam secured a sentimental win on his home track on Saturday, taking out the Gr.3 Manawatu Cup (2200m) aboard Rock On.

It was the fourth win in the race for the Palmerston North jockey, equaling the tally of winning trainer Gary Vile.

Local Cup victory for Hannam

Jockey Robert Hannam secured a sentimental win on his home track on Saturday, taking out the Gr.3 Manawatu Cup (2200m) aboard Rock On.

It was the fourth win in the race for the Palmerston North jockey, equaling the tally of winning trainer Gary Vile.

Happy Days for Cunningham

Owner Ron Cunningham experienced one of his biggest thrills in racing on Saturday when Shadows Cast took out the Gr.2 Manawatu Challenge Stakes (1400m) at Awapuni.

House Of Cartier to shine in Eight Carat

While he is the first to admit that promising filly House Of Cartier faces a massive task at Ellerslie on Wednesday, trainer Nigel Tiley is not backing away from the fight.

Fursdon expects Yearn to bounce back

Matamata trainer Karen Fursdon believes her stable star Yearn can turn around a disappointing last-start performance when she tackles the Listed Hallmark Stud Handicap (1200m) at Ellerslie on Boxing Day.

Help available to keep your Christmas drone flying safely

Drones are popular Christmas presents, and this year Model Flying NZ wants to help keep them safely in the air after New Year.

Model Flying NZ represents thousands of people who enjoy flying remote control model aircraft including model helicopters and multi-rotor drones.