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Villa Maria 'produces country's best Chardonnay'

Villa Maria 'produces country's best Chardonnay'

Villa Maria's Single Vineyard Keltern Hawkes Bay Chardonnay 2010 has once again made its mark as the best Chardonnay in New Zealand having collected five trophies from two shows over a two-week period.

Are You Match Ready?

With a number of international visitors about to arrive on our doorstep, Clutha District Council is asking local businesses, groups and individuals one question: are you match ready?

Are potatoes the new super food?

Are potatoes the new super food?

Research continues to reveal the health-giving qualities of potatoes, with the latest findings showing a daily dose can help lower your blood pressure - without any weight gain.

Rugby billboard 'puts you in the picture'

Rugby billboard 'puts you in the picture'

A new Rugby-themed billboard situated on the lakefront by local artist Donovan Bixley offers a bit of fun for passing tourists, locals and anyone who wants to see themselves in the big game.

World's biggest rugby ball celebrates RWC

Te Mania wines has built the World's biggest grapevine rugby ball to celebrate the World Cup in New Zealand. The ball measures a whopping 6 metres round and 4 metres tall.

Council seeks mural concepts for recycling centre

Council seeks mural concepts for recycling centre

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is seeking concepts from local artists for a mural at the city's In-Town Recycling Centre.

Queenstown kicks off two months of festivities

A two-month long region-wide celebration of all things Kiwi kicks off in Queenstown this week, giving visitors even more reasons to visit the four-season lake and alpine resort this spring.

Fathers' Day planning session for White Ribbon Ride

While many dads will wake up to presents or breakfast in bed this Sunday, one group of men will be meeting in Blenheim to prepare for the South Island White Ribbon Ride.

Qantas B747 passengers to get A380 experience

Extensive refurbishment work has begun on a $250 million project to overhaul the interiors of nine Qantas Boeing 747-400 aircraft with the installation of state-of-the-art Airbus A380 style seats and in-flight entertainment units.

Expert's tactics for avoiding RWC disputes

A mediation specialist is offering tactics on how to keep your cool and avoid fall-outs with family and friends during the Rugby World Cup.