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Southern right whales stop off in Akaroa

Several large Southern right whales have found Akaroa Harbour to their liking this week, sticking around rather than heading back south as part of their annual migration back to Antarctica.

Australian pilot trainees wooed to NZ

CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Limited, a world-leading airline pilot training provider with a base in Hamilton, is wooing Australian trainees across the Tasman through a nationwide, Australian recruitment drive starting this month.

Take the bus on car free day

With extra buses now running between Hastings and Napier, World Car Free Day on Thursday 22 September is an ideal day to leave the car at home and catch a bus.

Hawke's Bay Regional Council and Go Bus have increased the number of buses on Route 12 between Hastings and Napier.

Funding agreed for Hawke's Bay wineries trail

Funding agreed for Hawke's Bay wineries trail

Nga Haerenga, The New Zealand Cycle Trail project and the Hawke's Bay Regional Council have confirmed funding for a new Wineries Ride in the Hawke's Bay.

Illuma light show set to dazzle waterfront

Illuma light show set to dazzle waterfront

Prepare to see Wellington's waterfront transformed with light and colour when the highly anticipated light projection show Illuma kicks off this Friday.

Parents Centre and HRV form healthy homes partnership

Parents Centres New Zealand Inc and healthy home ventilation specialist HRV are pleased to announce their official partnership for the coming year. HRV and Parents Centres share common values in caring for healthy homes and healthy families.

Manfeild meet's wedding belle

LONG-lost love, romance renewed and now wedding bells - as a core member of the group organising the vintage car swap meet at Manfeild, Trevor Hardy always knew he'd have to have a very good reason to be excused from the October 1 event.

Kiwis Still love their spuds - survey

Kiwis Still love their spuds - survey

Kiwis' love affair with the potato shows no sign of waning with a recent Colmar Brunton poll revealing that they are the single most popular fresh vegetable/starch choice to compliment a meal.

Pathway between Wanganui and Upokongaro proposed

A proposed pathway between Wanganui and Upokongaro would enhance existing urban pathways and form part of the 'Mountains to Sea' section of the national cycleway, Mayor Annette Main said today.

Wine tasting set to be festival hit

If you don't know your tannins from your texture and what barrel fermentation is or does, then here's the chance to learn with a wine in hand and experts on tap at SummerSips, to be held at the Hawke's Bay Opera House this Sunday between 12 and 4pm.