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Earthworks close part of Whataupoko Reserve

Council staff were alerted this week about earthworks on a property on Seddon Crescent in Whataupoko that has affected the safety of a walking track in Whataupoko Reserve off Fox Street.

Dunedin's cruise ship season launches

The first cruise ship of the season, the Sea Princess, is due this Thursday, 13 October. This year, Dunedin will welcome 84 cruise ships, with an expected total of 195,000 passengers and crew.

NZ legends motorcycle goes up for auction

The legendary and historic 1968 Bultaco motorcycle, included in Webb's 19 October Classic Motorcycle & Car Auction, was originally built by the Spanish motorcycling company; Bultaco, specifically for our very own racing legend Ginger Molloy (b.1937).

Stein brings Malaysia to Taste

Rick Stein will demonstrate his passion for Malaysian cooking especially for visitors to Taste of New Zealand next week.

The renowned UK celebrity chef and author has cooked up three special recipes designed for the Malaysia Kitchen Programme in NZ.

Homecoming for EIT graduates

Taking a break from judging at the Hawke's Bay's regional wine awards was a chance for Tracy Taylor and Brandon Nash to catch up more than five years after graduating from EIT.

Golf marrowthon raises record for chairty

Forty four keen golfers from across New Zealand raised a record breaking $155,000 for the Leukaemia & Blood Foundation (LBF) by taking part in a Golf Marrowthon held at Wairakei International Golf Course on Friday October 7.

Sustainable entries fly in for Air NZ Wine Awards

New Zealand wineries have entered over 1,500 (1,504) wines into this year's Air New Zealand Wine Awards with over 75 per cent of entries being sustainable wines.

Emirates launching Germany link earlier

Emirates launching Germany link earlier

New Zealanders will be able to fly in an A380 superjumbo all the way from Auckland to Germany earlier than expected.

Emirates is bringing forward its first daily A380 service to Germany by serving Munich from November 25, nearly five weeks earlier than originally scheduled.

Farm Manager winner takes next step

Farm Manager winner takes next step

The 2011 New Zealand Farm Manager of the Year, Jason Halford, is now the proud owner of his own herd, sharemilking 280 cows at Opiki, Horowhenua.

"I was ready for the next step and I think sharemilking is a great sector to be in and owning cows is a big positive."

Winner of premier Taste of NZ award announced

True South Dining Room at the luxurious Rees Hotel in Queenstown has been named as a Premier Award winner in the inaugural Taste of New Zealand Awards (TONZA) programme.