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Spring bulbs - your questions answered

It's that time of year again - when everyone starts talking about spring bulbs. Do I need to chill my bulbs? Do I put them in the freezer? Should I plant them in patterns? And the list goes on.

Cooksley in training partnership

Internationally successful jockey Grant Cooksley is the latest addition to the New Zealand training ranks.

Cooksley has been granted a trainers’ licence and begins a training partnership at Byerley Park with Bruce Wallace, but he will retain his jockey’s licence.

Bumper programme for 2019 Featherston Booktown Festival

Whether you’re looking for a new favourite novel, keen to hear the inside scoop from some of the country’s top authors, seeking tips on how to pen a poem, there is something for all readers, writers and lovers of books at this year’s Featherston Booktown Festival.

Fly Emirates to Dubai and avail a discounted Uber ride upon arrival

Emirates passengers travelling to and through Dubai can enjoy a stress free end-to-end journey by booking today and availing a free or discounted and reliable Uber ride from and to Dubai International Airport.

Marsh having another shot at Sydney

Stephen Marsh’s focus on the rich Sydney Autumn Carnival will now switch to a feature sprint after having no joy last weekend with his staying three-year-olds.

Hutt City Council: Colin the T-Rex has a new home

The giant steel Tyrannosaurus Rex known as Colin has found a new home.

The 6.5-tonne metal sculpture is moving from behind his fence in Dowse Square to Avalon Park where he will take up residence in the eastern end of the pond.

NZCT grant gives new breath to tennis in Christchurch

A $50,000 grant has been awarded to Te Kura Hagley Park Tennis Club towards a new tennis court development in the heart of Christchurch. It is a significant contribution from NZCT towards the $270,000 needed to complete the project.

More than just boxing for Kawerau Boxing Club

For the past 50 years, the Kawerau Boxing Club has been providing opportunities for the community to learn skills and compete in boxing. Now, thanks to a generous grant from NZCT, the club is providing health and fitness programmes in two local primary schools.

Grand opening of Hurunui Heartland Cycle Ride

The opening ceremony for the Hurunui Heartland Cycle Ride will be at the Hurunui Hotel on the 13th of April, at 2pm.

Burger Burger turns five

Burger Burger is kicking off its fifth anniversary celebrations this week, but rather than preparing for school like most other five-year-olds, the popular eatery is holding a four-week-long party for its loyal fans instead.