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The latest issue of Thrive asks 'Is Jacinda OK?'

Nearly one year on from New Zealand recording its first case of COVID-19 and just days before Auckland was thrown into another snap lockdown, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sat down with Wendyl Nissen, Editor of Thrive, to discuss how she has coped over the past year as she’s led the country thr

Winning bookmarks announced for Children's Libraries - QLDC

Over the summer break children from primary schools across the district were invited to take part in the Queenstown Lakes Libraries Summer Reading Challenge and Bookmark Competition. The task: design a bookmark based on the theme ‘2020 was an adventure!’

30th Hawke's Bay wine auction, artist announced

Organisers of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious wine auction are in full flight working on this year’s event, which celebrates and recognises 30 years of producing exceptional and sought-after wine auction lots.

New dates for Christchurch Armageddon Expo, May 29-30

With a shift to Level Three for Auckland and Level Two for the rest of the country, the Christchurch Armageddon Expo has been postponed.

The event had been planned to kick off on Saturday March 6 and was expected to draw in about 10,000 attendees.

Antique and Classic Boat Show plans for one day event

The action for this weekend’s NZ Antique and Classic Boat Show at Lake Rototiti will be concentrated on Sunday March 7, if there is a shift to Covid level 1 by then, as currently predicted.

Sir Port the Positivity Dog helps kids fill their Joy Jars

"We may all experience downers in our day, so let’s get some techniques early in life to pick ourselves up."

People's favourites go on display in My Beloved - Council

Aigantighe Art Gallery is preparing to showcase some the most popular works from its permanent collection in a new show.

Wallaby curry for NRC field days treat - council

Where’s Wall(ab)y? A Massaman-style Wallaby curry with poppadum and pickled cucumber will be this year’s free wild food treat to attract visitors to the Northland Regional Council’s Northland Field Days marquee.

Levin Aquatic Centre hydro slide re-opening event

For the first time in over two years, spectators and passers-by will hear the sound of people swishing down the Levin Aquatic Centre hydro slide.

The hydro slide, which closed a couple of years ago amid safety concerns, has since undergone significant repairs and is ready for action.

Thanks from Iso - Parliament

The stories of Kiwi returnees, frontline workers, and MIQ staff are being told through Parliament’s latest exhibition, Thanks from Iso.