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UCOL colourists claim awards

UCOL Interior Design students Simone Duckett and Sharon Dorman have wowed the judges, and their lecturer, at a national industry event.

Surf to summit challenge begins

Surf to summit challenge begins

Day one summary. Mark Richardson's Team

A chilly start at cape farewell at 7.00

Opposing (Hayley's team) team took the easy route and surfed at farewell spit, we took a gamble and hit the slopes first (Rainbow Valley)

Happy Feet thriving onboard Tangaroa - NIWA

Happy Feet thriving onboard Tangaroa - NIWA

Happy Feet is thriving onboard NIWA's research vessel Tangaroa, despite the rough sea conditions. He is on his feet in his specially-made crate, swaying backwards and forwards with the motion of the boat. He seems to be able to smell the Southern Ocean and is eager to get there.

Irish rugby team welcomed by 200 children in Queenstown

Two hundred children from Hawea Flat, Glenorchy, Garston, Makarora and Tarras Primary Schools were bussed in by QLDC today to ensure that they didn't miss out on greeting the Irish Rugby Team at Queenstown Airport.

Govt has chance to make stability controls mandatory

Govt has chance to make stability controls mandatory

"Estimates of the number of vehicles in Japan with the safety feature electronic stability control, contained in the Safer Journeys New Zealand's Road Safety Strategy 2010-2020 document were wide of the mark" said Mr Kerr, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association.

First directions sculpture finds home

The first Taup? town centre 'wayfinding' paperclip sculpture found its way onto Ferry Road

yesterday, with a further 10 CliP sculptures to be installed this month.

Unitec launches student film festival

Unitec Institute of Technology is proud to announce the launch of a new student film festival, set up to showcase emerging student talent from New Zealand, and around the world.

Top chefs bring best of Pasifika to VIPs

Award-winning chefs Michael Meredith and Martin Bosley have teamed up to put Pasifika on a plate for 800 discerning guests, including Prime Minister John Key and VIPs visiting for Rugby World Cup, at this year's Westfield Style Pasifika: Best of Pasifika fashion event.

New concept in holiday exclusivity

Who said there's no such thing as a free lunch? Or a free massage? Or how about preferential poolside holiday seating? Well there is now, as New Zealand's largest travel retailer brings even more value to Kiwi holidays.

Corrections welcomes new uniform

Corrections Minister Judith Collins today joined Corrections staff at Rimutaka Prison as they farewelled the green uniform that have been in service for more than 30 years.