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New scholarship sparks kids? imaginations

Get out your sketch pads and put on your thinking caps - we are looking for your most creative invention ever.

NZ kids to join global marathon challenge

On Wednesday, 5 October 2011, students from Ashburton, Wellington and Christchurch will join thousands of children across the globe in Save the Children's first ever EVERY ONE World Marathon Challenge.

Regional Fanzones ready to kick-off

Three additional Auckland Fanzones are set to open this weekend for the final stages of Rugby World Cup 2011.

New sport centre honours late councillor

Recreation and sport in the city will get a much needed boost with Sunday's official opening of the Graham Condon Recreation and Sports Centre. And, from Monday 10 October the Centre will deliver world-class sports and recreation opportunities to the public.

Communities celebrate RWC

Local communities across Auckland are getting into the festive spirit of Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011).

Thirty-four local centres are taking part in Auckland's Adopt-a-second-team programme and many are planning special events and activities themed around their adopted countries.

Ki o rahi winner on the day

The first ever Ki o Rahi Poneke Festival was held on Saturday 1 October at Wakefield Park, Island Bay. The Festival showcased the traditional Maori sport of Ki-o-Rahi, a ball game played in a circular arena which has skills which are transferable to Rugby and Handball.

FAB UCOL students take to catwalk

Twenty eight Certificate in Fashion and Beauty (FAB) Level 1 students will present their only public fashion show this Thursday at the Warehouse.

Corrections finalist in Maori language awards

Corrections finalist in Maori language awards

The Department of Corrections has been named a finalist in the 2011 Maori Language Awards Government category, for excellence in te reo Maori.

The awards, hosted by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori, aim to celebrate Maori language regeneration and innovation across Aotearoa.

No change to Earl Grey in NZ

No change to Earl Grey in NZ

There has been widespread media coverage regarding the new formulation of Twinings Earl Grey in the United Kingdom.

Coastal Walkway survey starts

Coastal Walkway survey starts

From Saturday, the public will be asked their views about the Coastal Walkway.

Volunteers will be on the walkway at various times until the end of October with digital surveys for the public to fill out.