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Demonetization pleases with trial return

Last season’s rising three-year-old star Demonetization made a pleasing return to the track for trainer Nigel Tiley at the Avondale trials on Tuesday and is set to make a raceday return later this spring.

Earthwise to introduce 75 percent recycled plastic bottles

Earthwise is proud to announce it will be introducing 75% recycled plastic bottles across its environmental cleaning range as part of its commitment to the New Zealand Plastic Packaging Declaration.

Veterinarians call for more owners to insure their pets

New partnership between NZ Veterinary Association and Southern Cross Pet Insurance to increase education about pet insurance

Limited Auckland BP stores to stock Krispy Kreme

A new Good Mood Food offering in five BP sites across the greater Auckland region will have commuters’ cravings at an all time high.

Porirua kicks off Maori Language Week

Porirua will come alive to the sights and sounds of Te Reo Māori on Monday, as the city says Haere Mai to the 2018 Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

NZ Post celebrates 125 years of New Zealand women getting the vote

New Zealand Post is celebrating the courage of women who fought for the hard-won right to vote in New Zealand 125 years ago, with a new stamp release.

The issue features an image of celebrated suffragist Kate Sheppard, blended with a white camellia, the symbol of the movement.

An admirable admiral

The Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust is dismayed to see the latest release of postage stamps to mark the goal of Predator Free 2050 carries the image of an overseas butterfly instead of that of the NZ red admiral, an endemic species which is unique to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Hiflyer primed for round two

Te Aroha trainer Peter Lock was impressed with Hiflyer’s runner-up performance in Saturday’s Gr.1 Tarzino Trophy (1400m) behind Melody Belle and believes the six-year-old will benefit from the added distance in the Gr.1 Windsor Park Plate (1600m) on the second day of the carnival.

Auckland set to get a 'taste of South Australia'

South Australia’s artisan producers, local gin, wine and craft brewers will be on show at a new Pop-Up at Mr Tom’s on Auckland’s Ponsonby Road from 7 - 9 September.

Special offer for senior swimmers in Napier

The generosity of an American couple who are summer residents of Napier means over-65s who are SuperGold cardholders will be able to use the Napier Aquatic Centre for just $1 a time from this Saturday, 1 September.