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Gala dinner to celebrate tunnel opening

Preparations are under way for a once in a lifetime gala dinner to be held in Auckland's Victoria Park Tunnel before the official opening.

TomTom maps reach 35m km coverage

TomTom today announces the availability of its latest map and enhancement product portfolio, delivering new coverage and features.

Plant Me Instead, Northlanders urged

A new booklet urging Northlanders to abandon damaging introduced plants in favour of similar, but harmless, native and exotics will be released shortly.

Brewer launches 10-year beer

Brewer launches 10-year beer

Marlborough craft brewery Moa has launched its latest beer - but it's urging people not, under any circumstances, to drink it.

Well, for the next decade at least.

Waterbuck move north to Hamilton Zoo

Two female waterbuck arrived at Hamilton Zoo from Christchurch's Orana Wildlife Park last Wednesday and will go on public display this week.

Free skiing for kids at Coronet Peak

Queenstown's Coronet Peak ski area is celebrating spring and the final weekend of the 2011 season with a range of fun events for all the family.

It's also the weekend all children and youths aged 17 years and under will ski or ride for free.

New snow blankets Mt Hutt

Between 20 to 30cm of new snow has blanketed Mt Hutt over the last two days, setting up the popular Canterbury ski area for a great New Zealand school holidays.

Gallipoli survey finds lost terrace

A team of historians and archaeologists from New Zealand, Australia and Turkey have made an exciting discovery while surveying the Gallipoli battlefields.

Young pilot to join advanced cadet programme

Twenty-two-year old pilot Hamish Taana of Napier is about to have his dream come true after being accepted as a cadet pilot for Jetstar through its specialised training programme.

Motorway a haven for rare plants

Sections of the NZ Transport Agency's busy Auckland motorway network have become an unlikely sanctuary to foster the growth of rare native plants that are being reintroduced into the Auckland region.