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Top Art comes to Hastings City Art Gallery

The best of the best of secondary school students’ artwork from around New Zealand will be showcased at Hastings City Art Gallery in the first week of August.

University of Canterbury embraces music for gaming

Music for gaming has grown up and found its place in the world of music composition. Unlike music composed for film or theatre, music for gaming presents unique challenges, says University of Canterbury (UC) Music Lecturer Hamish Oliver.

NZ helping countries prepare for life after Covid-19 - ExerciseNZ

New Zealand is helping other countries’ exercise industry organisations and registration bodies to prepare to open fully up exercise facilities, post-covid lockdown or after nations start returning to business as normal, ExerciseNZ chief executive Richard Beddie says.

'New to New Zealand' entries set trend - New World Wine Awards

The New World Wine Awards, one of New Zealand’s largest and most anticipated annual wine competitions, is hitting the road this week to host a series of regional judging events for the first time in its 18-year history.

Significant sculpture gift to McLean's mansion

McLean’s Mansion Charitable Trust is delighted to have received a substantial gift of sculptures from the Estate of Llew Summers, one of Christchurch’s most visible sculptors, who died last year. The works will be on permanent display in the restored Mansion.

Bluebird's new Kiwi 'flavourites' have landed

At a time when the nation’s focus is on buying local, New Zealand’s favourite chip brand-, Bluebird, is celebrating some of the things that are unique to New Zealand with the launch of four new Kiwi flavours. And it’s not afraid to court a little controversy.

5+ A Day urges NZers to meal prep for healthier breakfasts

Being organised is crucial to getting out the door on time and it’s more important than ever for Kiwis to eat a healthy breakfast during their morning rush.

Jewellers shine spotlight on past and future in new Puke Ariki exhibition

Two New Plymouth jewellers have taken inspiration from artefacts in NPDC’s Puke Ariki’s vaults and stories from the Taranaki community to collaborate with the Museum on its first new exhibition since re-opening to the public in May.

'Mt Ruapehu on track for great ski season'

Kiwis from as far afield as Cape Reinga in the north, stretching to Wellington in the south, have donned their winter woollies and headed to Mt Ruapehu for some snow fun over the school holidays.

The Remarkables extends seven day operations for one more week

After a busier than expected school holiday period, The Remarkables has decided to continue operating daily for one more week until Sunday 26th July before moving to weekends only.