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Invent a character to appear in a Donovan Bixley Book

A drawing competition is giving Kiwi kids the chance to tap into their creative talents and come up with a cool new character to inhabit Donovan Bixley’s Flying Furballs world.

July is Vegan Cheese Month

In a world first, the Vegan Society Aotearoa has declared July to be Vegan Cheese Month in New Zealand, to celebrate the incredible array of plant-based cheeses now available to Kiwis.

Animator clears maidens in hurdle debut

Animator made the perfect start to his jumping career at Hastings on Saturday where he took out the Hawke’s Bay Hunt Maiden Hurdle (2500m).

Trainer Brendon Hawtin was pleased with the victory, which adds to the gelding’ds six wins on the flat.

Mt Ruapehu's Sky Waka gondola open for sightseeing tomorrow

New Zealand’s newest and most exciting tourism attraction opens tomorrow.

Records and redemption in Wellington

With entries from 19 countries, today’s Gazley Volkswagen Wellington Marathon was already a record breaker. But the runners, however, had the last word.

Anderson Hong Kong bound

Trackside presenter and jockey agent Darryl Anderson will head to Hong Kong in the new season where he will take up the role as Senior Racing Advisor with The Racing Club, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Kiwi voted 23rd sexiest nationality in world

Big 7 Travel, an international media company, has just released the official results of the World's Sexiest Nationalities for 2019.

NZ placed at No.23, so we thought it may be of interest for an online news piece.

Students light up the slopes at Coronet Peak during first night ski of the season

Coronet Peak’s first night ski event for 2019 was illuminated in a unique way last night, thanks to the creative juices of Arrowtown School students.

Whitianga's upgraded Esplanade playground to open in time for school hols

Finishing touches to Whitianga's upgraded playground on the Esplanade near the wharf are being completed this week ready for the independent playground inspection booked for early next week.

Paws for thought as winter bites

Southern Cross Pet Insurance is reminding owners to pay close attention to the health and wellbeing of their pets, as it anticipates a spate of winter-related claims.