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Living the Dream - Karyn Hay on New Zealand Music: Lilburn Lecture 2020

The reality of life in New Zealand for musicians and songwriters is highlighted at the National Library next week.

Author and broadcaster Karyn Hay, ONZM will give the annual Lilburn Lecture for 2020 at the National Library of New Zealand on Monday 2 November.

Founders of Orana Wildlife Park celebrate 50 years

In July 1970, the South Island Zoological Society (SIZS) was formed with a vision to create a major wildlife park in Christchurch. Such an ambitious project captured the imagination of Canterbury people. Within weeks, the Society grew from the eight founding members to over 100 people.

New Cadbury Dairy Milk inspired by Perky Nana Block hits shelves nationwide

Brace yourselves PERKY NANA fans! CADBURY has taken it up a notch with another fresh twist on a Kiwi classic - CADBURY DAIRY MILK inspired by PERKY NANA.

New flagship store opens 'to meet growing fashionable clothing demand'

A new 1000sqm flagship retail store set to cater to a growing trend in fashionable workwear in the trade industries has opened in Auckland.

Replace and reuse at Napier's Recycling Day 2020

Recycling Day is a great place to put your unwanted but still worthy goods and look for bargain price replacements.

This year’s event in Napier is on between 8.30am and noon, on Saturday 7 November, on the Freyberg Avenue side of Anderson Park.

World's most realistic meat-free bacon launches in NZ

NEXT! Extra Crispy Bacon Style Strips, the world’s tastiest, most realistic plant-based bacon has landed in New Zealand and is now available at Countdown stores up and down the country.

'New Zealand's most beautiful views revealed'

A photograph of Hooker Lake in Canterbury has been awarded New Zealand’s most beautiful view. The picture was one of over 500 entries submitted of stunning vistas from across the country to a competition held by eye health charity Macular Degeneration NZ.

Voting closes soon for Think Kind Student Competition

Voting for the 2020 Think Kind Student Competition closes at the end of this week, and Kiwis are being encouraged to show support for their favourite entry while they still can.

'Third annual Pie Awards hotly contested'

This is the third year of the Vegan Society's Pie Awards and the competition gets more fierce every year. Pies are very much a Kiwi tradition and 5 years ago a vegan would have had a hard time finding a vegan pie anywhere.

RV certification 'voluntary and unenforceable'

This year has seen a marked increase in complaints about the Self Containment Certification for Caravans and Motor Caravans. Self Containment Certification specifies that an RV must have certain facilities like tanks for fresh and dirty water, rubbish bin and a toilet.