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Glory Days hits the big smoke

The pride of Waverley, Glory Days, has arrived in Sydney ahead of her tilt at Saturday’s A$2 million Gr.1 Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick.

The lightly-framed stayer touched down on Tuesday evening and has pleased her trainer Bill Thurlow.

Responsible Camping Group publish guide for freedom camping

Following on from the release of their Responsible Campers Accreditation program which was launched in February, Responsible Campers Association Incorporated today announced the release of their publication "Glovebox Guide to Freedom Camping in New Zealand".

Waihi Beach surf lifeguards honoured for saving stroke victim’s life

Volunteer surf lifeguards from Waihi Beach Lifeguard Service have been awarded with the national BP Rescue of the Month award for plucking a man from the surf who had suffered a stroke while surfing in February.

Rediscover your favourite activities in retirement

Today’s media is full of advisory stories for Over 50s with one common theme…the need to stay ‘‘active in retirement’’, generally attached to a photo of some seniors abseiling or white water rafting.

Melville skate park improvement drop-in session

A drop-in session is taking place at Melville Skate Park this Thursday (11 April), to gain input on a planned improvement project for the park’s skate park and playground.

Spring targets ahead for Surely Sacred

Quality three-year-old Surely Sacred will head to the spelling paddock for a well-deserved break after a rewarding Classic season.

Bocce courts from NZ bring bocce to world-famous US resort

Picture a luxury golf resort set amongst sweeping beaches, tidal rivers, and wetlands teeming with wildlife. The surrounds at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina, might just be the most stunning setting for bocce ball anywhere in the United States.

Award winning report puts spotlight on the city’s pre-1930s character areas

Wellington City Council and consultants Boffa Miskell have won a major award for their joint work on a recently-released review of inner-city residential areas characterised by pre-1930s houses.

Our Garden of Earthly Delights coming to Taupo Museum

Freelance artist and graphic designer Lianne Adams brings her unique, bespoke pieces to Taupō Museum, melding together strands of computer-based design and traditional art.

Moroney duo head Derby market

Mike Moroney is in a strong position going into Saturday’s Gr.1 Australian Derby (2400m) at Randwick with the two favoured runners in Arrogant and Chapada.