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Regional chip shop finalists named

Eighteen chip shops from around the country have been named as being amongst the country's best chippies in the 2011 Best Chip Shop Competition.

Central City plan drop-in centre opens

Christchurch residents wanting more information on the draft Central City Plan are invited to visit the Drop-in Centre at the Events Village this week.

New step for Auckland Central City Library

Auckland Libraries has celebrated a poem that has been engraved on the steps leading up to the Auckland Central City Library.

Epicurious features special farmers market

A very special Sunday Farmers Market and the Hawke's Bay Olive Festival are just two of the fun events which make up the Epicurious Festival.

Community awards receive 68 nominations

The Marlborough community have rallied behind their volunteers, with 68 nominations being received for the TrustPower Marlborough Community Awards.

Silver Fern Farms fly the flag

Over six weeks, more than 85 000 visitors will grace our shores for one of the world's biggest sporting events and Silver Fern Farms will be supplying top quality New Zealand grown red meat; lamb, venison and beef into nearly 150 restaurants around the country.

Giraffe to set sail on his OE

Aucklanders might be able to catch a glimpse of a giraffe as he makes his way through suburban streets en route to the Ports of Auckland today.

Catlins clean up announced

Tourism Catlins in conjunction with Catlins Coast Inc is again co-ordinating the annual Catlins Cleanup and is encouraging the residents of The Catlins to spend a few hours on the 18h September to pickup some roadside rubbish.

Garden workshop for rugby refugees

Garden workshop for rugby refugees

Gardeners wanting to escape the rugby excitement on Sunday (11 September) can gather with others to share tips and information on caring for and sowing seeds and seedlings.

Status Updates - A new religion?

Status Updates - A new religion?

If you have a Facebook or Twitter account, chances are you have felt, resisted or given in to the temptation to update with something Highly Inappropriate.