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Kiwis 'keen on structured exercise, excited about Covid change'

The half a million Kiwis who regularly use the New Zealand exercise industry will welcome the removal on mandates, and they are looking forward to everyone returning to gyms and facilities around the country, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says.

Whanau Marama: New Zealand Film Festival to take place in July and August 2022

Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival will take place this year in July and August in 13 towns and cities.

Public access for outdoor pursuits given a massive boost - ACAT

Public access for the outdoor pursuits Kiwis love is being given a massive boost with the father of outdoor pursuits in New Zealand, Sir Graeme Dingle, joining the Aotearoa Climbing Access Trust (ACAT) as patron of the organisation.

Red light won’t stop community environment festival - Beautification Trust

"Cancelled" is already the word of the year in 2022 thanks to Covid-19. But a South Auckland non-profit is making sure the red light won’t stop them bringing environmental education to the community.

Guide released to assist management of red deer

The Game Animal Council (GAC) has released a guide for hunters to help them better manage New Zealand’s red deer during the upcoming Roar period and beyond.

Entries open for 2022 Nestle Golden Chef's Hat Awards

The 2022 Nestlé Golden Chef’s Hat Award is now open and looking for talented young New Zealand chefs to showcase their skills and ignite their culinary careers.

Mouth-watering menu of events at Flavours of Plenty Festival

Mouth-watering menu of events at Flavours of Plenty Festival Whether you’re a foodie, or are just up for some flavourful fun, there’s something for everyone at the upcoming Flavours of Plenty Festival, taking place from 7 April to 10 April.

Newborn on Te Araroa - NZ Walking Access Commission

One wild idea turned into a family occasion when Asanka told his wife Mariya, he wanted to walk Te Araroa. To his surprise, Mariya replied, "let’s do it as a family". And so Asanka, Mariya, Alexander (10), Victoria (7) and Erin (5 months) set out to walk the length of Aotearoa.

DOC hut and campsite bookings opening soon

The Department of Conservation has released the opening dates for next season’s bookings for its huts, campsites and lodges.

Wellington Chocolate Factory and Duck Island Easter treat

The Kiwi classic dessert Ambrosia is making the leap from sought-after ice cream to chocolate bar, with Wellington Chocolate Factory reimagining the classic Duck Island flavour into a limited edition, decadent and delicious Easter treat.