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Give an Easter initiative to provide festive food to those in need

Billed as New Zealand’s most affordable meal kit, food delivery company Kete Kai has joined forces with Fair Food, Cambridge Community House and Te Maia to give Easter to those in need through a festive food hamper designed by renowned food writer and presenter Allyson Gofton.

Wanaka toasts inaugural Ripe festival

New Zealand’s newest wine and food festival - Ripe - welcomed a crowd of over 2000 people at the inaugural event in Wānaka on Sunday.

Cargobike trial competition gives 'freedom, excitement, exercise and efficiency'

A Wellington family zooms off with a $8000 prize pack from a cargobike trial competition that supports sustainable and active forms of travel within the community, thanks to a partnership between Greater Wellington Regional Council and Bicycle Junction.

Kiwi cat lovers 'feeling paw-sitive' about Love Your Cat Day

It’s a well known fact that Kiwis love their cats. 41% of New Zealand households have a cat, with rates of cat ownership higher than Australia and the US, and more than double the UK1.

Surf Life Saving Beach Ed Programme 'Future-Proofing' next generation of beachgoers'

More than 30,000 Kiwi kids across Aotearoa New Zealand will learn vital beach safety skills this year under Surf Life Saving New Zealand’s (SLSNZ) Beach Education (Beach Ed) programme.

Beware Velvetleaf and the dog sniffing it out - MPI

A quick whiff and sniff, and Wink the dog is off. Moments later he barks and sits, to alert his handler that he’s found what he’s been searching for.

Wink has been trained to find a serious cropping weed called Velvetleaf.

The Food Show Christchurch Returning April 9 - 11

Covid may have stopped The Food Show from pushing ahead in 2020, but after a brief hiatus the show is returning to the Garden City this April 9 - 11 at Christchurch Arena and the team can’t wait.

Manuscript resurrected after 25-years

‘The Decision They Made’ is a debut novel by Australian author Maria P Frino. A story of secrets and lies, this historical family saga deals with the fallout of a decision made by two sisters, Amelia and Simona Lillostra, in the early years of WWII.

NZ Vegetarian Society launch 2021 Think Kind Student Competition

The annual Think Kind Student Competition has officially launched today, encouraging Kiwi kids to get creative to promote kindness to animals.

Books with Byte: celebrating Upper Hutt crime writer Cat Connor

The release of the 12th Byte Series novel, VAPORBYTE, completed Connor’s Byte Series in September 2020. Upper Hutt Central Library is hosting an event this year to celebrate Connor and her achievements.