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Waikato student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Waikato University student Briar Thompson is one of three New Zealanders to have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University next year.

Nelson fishing fleet to be blessed

The eleventh annual Blessing of Nelson's Fishing Fleet is scheduled for this Saturday, a shift from the usual timing in July. However, the intent is thesame, to link the people of Nelson with fishing industry and pay tribute tothose who have lost their lives at sea.

Unique park tunnel walk fully booked

Unique park tunnel walk fully booked

There has been an overwhelming community response to the invitation from the NZ Transport Agency to take a once-in-a-lifetime walk through the Victoria Park Tunnel before it opens to traffic and the event is fully booked out.

Cemetery opens doors to public

An open day at the Hastings cemetery and crematorium will allow visitors a chance to gain an insight into the inner workings of the facility.

One French team celebrates RWC

One French team celebrates RWC

Mon Dieu! There is a French team in town that is celebrating last night’s All Blacks’ victory.

Experts share secrets on transplanting and garden health

Experts share secrets on transplanting and garden health

A free gardening class, hosted by award winning landscape designer and TV personality Xanthe White, will be held at Daltons Landscape Supplies Yard, Mount Wellington, Auckland on Saturday 29th October 2011 from 2-4pm.

Huge crowd expected for final day of Taste NZ

Huge crowd expected for final day of Taste NZ

Taste of New Zealand enters its final day today with a huge crowd expected to flock to see the sights, sounds and tastes of the New Zealand's largest culinary festival.

World Cup attracts French fans to Auckland Museum

French fans are coming in their dozens to look at the Webb Ellis Cup and stake their claim on it before Sunday's big final.

Rhodes Scholars for 2012 announced

Andrew Dean, Max Harris and Briar Thompson have been selected as Rhodes Scholars Elect for 2012 following a selection meeting held at Government House in Wellington on Thursday.

Pink Terraces replica finds home at Buried Village

A massive rock carving depicting the legendary Pink Terraces is now taking up permanent residence at the Buried Village at Tarawera.