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'Winning on the Walking Wine Trail'

The 4 Barrels Walking Wine Trail, a scenic route connecting four of Central Otago’s cellar doors, has proven to be a winner for not only those visiting the Central Otago region but also for local residents.

Cycle day for Taupo families - Council

Are you looking for ways to encourage the kids to get out on their bikes in our beautiful district? Why not head along to a family cycle day being held next week to encourage families to ride while learning valuable safety skills.

2021 'looks bright' for 30 local Raangatahi

2021 looks bright for 30 local Raangatahi 30 local rangatahi aged 14-18 who were disengaged from school have graduated from the Oho Mauri Transitions Programme and are now armed with skills to confidently transition into further education, training and employment in 2021.

Drinks trends to sip and savour this summer

"Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. Those days of soda and pretzels and beer. Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. Dust off the sun and moon and sing a song of cheer…"

made popular by Nat King Cole,1963.

Taking control of your health virtually

2020 was a year of uncertainty for many, but for Nadine Barnes, it was one where she decided to take control of her most important asset - her health.

A new waterfront home for Auckland's Lantern Festival - Auckland Unlimited

Two of Auckland’s biggest festivals will add to an exciting summer of events on the city’s waterfront at Ports of Auckland.

New Thames Food and Buskers Festival to be hosted in March 2021

The Thames Food and Buskers Festival will be held on Friday March 5th and Saturday March 6th 2021.

This exciting new festival will feature gourmet food stalls, live music and entertainment for the whole family, in beautiful Thames on the Coromandel Peninsula.

2020: Most popular year ever for adult toys

2020 was an absolutely huge year for New Zealanders buying adult toys. Due to the Covid 19 lockdown, this was the largest year of sales on record for Wellington based retailer Adulttoymegastore.

Kiwis leaping into exercise in 2021

ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says people wanting to exercise again after the long holiday break should start gently with less intensity.

Plant based predictions for 2021

With over 440,000 people worldwide signing up to Veganuary, it's clear that the plant-based movement is continuing to skyrocket. Kiwis are as keen as ever to be taking the vegan challenge, finding many of their traditional favourites existing in vegan form.