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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.

Maori in the City culture celebration in October

Maori in the City culture celebration in October

ATAMIRA - Maori in the City 2011, the largest three day celebration of Maori culture, will return to Auckland this October, the free festival is sponsored by Bank of New Zealand and promises a showcase of Maori culture, art, performance, sport and food.

NZ Olive Festival this weekend

NZ Olive Festival this weekend

Local chefs? Spit the Pit? Plenty to see and do at the NZ Olive Festival.

Young people get boost to follow dream

Five Wanganui young people have been selected to receive $300 to help them reach their potential in things they are interested or involved, from the second round of the Youth Committee's $300ship scheme.

Ford releases new Focus pricing

Ford New Zealand has released the recommended retail pricing (RRP) for the all-new Focus. The first variants of the all-new Ford Focus arrive at dealers in late October. Focus wagon arrives in March 2012 and Focus ST arrives in the second half of 2012.

Entries open for apprentice chef competition

Kiwi apprentice chefs are urged to register now to win a once in a lifetime opportunity through Fonterra Foodservices' Proud to be a Chef competition.