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Birkenhead Library Wins Excellence Award

The Birkenhead Library and Civic Centre has won an excellence award in the Special Purpose Property category of the Property Council NZ Rider Levett Bucknall Awards for 2010.

The judges commended the building for its cutting edge architecture, space planning and design.

Air Travel And Free Shuttles To Treble Cone This Season

Air Travel And Free Shuttles To Treble Cone This Season

Skiers wanting to travel from Queenstown to the Southern Lakes' largest ski area, Treble Cone which overlooks Lake Wanaka, can now do so in the most spectacular way possible, on a scenic flight over the foothills of the Southern Alps.

The Remarkables Opens For The 25th Season

The Remarkables Opens For The 25th Season

A stunning day in the mountains was celebrated as The Remarkables opened for the 25th time today (Saturday 18 June).

Some hardy souls lined up from 6am to secure the highly coveted 'first on the chair' t-shirt.

Plant 7 Trees A Year And You're Carbon Neutral

Plant 7 Trees A Year And You're Carbon Neutral

According to carbonfootprint.com it is estimated that the average person needs to save about 7,000 kg of CO2 per year. So planting just 7 trees each year is one strategy for achieving this.

Auckland Museum Feeds The Kids This School Holidays

Auckland Museum Feeds The Kids This School Holidays

The Museum gives families the chance to celebrate Kai to Pie: Auckland on Your Plate - the tastiest place to be these July school holidays.

New Talent On Board At Novotel For Winter Menu Launch

New Talent On Board At Novotel For Winter Menu Launch

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside has launched its winter menu this week with the help of its newly welcomed and internationally-trained Food and Beverage Manager.

Instant Age Fix - Wear Contact Lenses

Instant Age Fix - Wear Contact Lenses

Taking years off isn't that hard according to new research on Kiwi women

Alloy Yachts Launches SY Imagine

Alloy Yachts Launches SY Imagine

On Tuesday, June 15, Alloy Yachts christened the 44.2m sailing yacht Imagine. This is the second Dubois designed Imagine Alloy Yachts has created, having built the first Imagine back in 1993.

Lightboxes To Cloud Your Experience Of Courtenay Place

Lightboxes To Cloud Your Experience Of Courtenay Place

Wellington artist Cathryn Monro spends a lot of time examining the skies above Wellington for the right conditions. When they're right she holds up a curtain against the sky and photographs the clouds through it.

Take Your Dog To Work Day - Friday 25 June

Take Your Dog To Work Day - Friday 25 June

The 11th annual international Take Your Dog to Work Day kicks off in tail wagging style on Friday 25th of June.

New Zealand's leading pet care company Purina will be celebrating the day with a few treats for their four legged friends.