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Fijian company participates in NZ's biggest food show for the first time

New start-up, Three Hundred Islands, is taking the Fijian tourism market by storm, with a unique ginger beverage that boldly aims to deliver visitors an authentic taste of the Fiji Islands.

Holden to welcome new Corvette to New Zealand

General Motors Holden confirmed today that the next generation mid-engine Corvette will be built in right-hand-drive (RHD) and will roar Down Under for sale in New Zealand.

Has your dog gone yellow?

If you have a dog, it's time to renew their registration. Our statistics show that 43% of owners are still yet to register their dog. You have until 31 July to renew before the late penalty fee applies from 1 August.

Dutchman completes World's longest journey in an electric car in Bluff

Dutchman Wiebe Wakker - who has driven an electric car 100,450 kilometres from Amsterdam to New Zealand, crossing through 34 countries - completed the world’s longest electric car journey as part of the ‘Plug Me In’ project, today in Bluff. Wakker has been on the road for 1,222 days.

Celebrate the small producers at Craft’d

Auckland’s favourite boutique wine and spirits festival bursts into life, this Sunday.

It’s time for the lesser known, but no less capable independent wineries and distilleries to shine - this Sunday (21st July) at the Craft’d Wine + Spirits Festival.

Northland ready to pique international appetites

The time is right for Northland to add its name to the global menu, says the region’s newly appointed Food and Beverage Ambassador Justine Stuart.

Progressive dinner tours launch in Queenstown

The region’s first ever Progressive Dinner Tour is about to hit Queenstown, hosted by renowned operators Alpine Wine Tours.

Wellington health insurer launches an NZ first wellness programme

In another New Zealand first, specialist not-for-profit health insurer Accuro has launched a free wellbeing programme to all of its 30,000 members. The Accuro Health Hub gives each member access to support, information and resources to improve their health.

First research under Lincoln MOU begins

Helen Fitt started researching geotrails in Waitaki this week.

Kakapo, weta and whio great topics for speeches

"[Our species] are our national monuments. They are our Tower of London, our Arc de Triomphe, our pyramids. We don’t have ancient architecture that we swoon over in wonder, but what we do have is something that is far, far older than that.