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Snow Making Commences At Snow Park NZ

Snow Making Commences At Snow Park NZ

Snow Park NZ officially started winter operations with the commencement of pre-season snowmaking last night.

Coupled with a blanket of natural snow and sub-zero temperatures, the snow guns ignited at 8pm last night.

A Rare Look At The Art Of Pacific Tapa Cloth Comes To Te Papa

A Rare Look At The Art Of Pacific Tapa Cloth Comes To Te Papa

Te Papa, with Queensland Art Gallery, and Queensland Museum, presents Paperskin: the art of tapa cloth in the Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4, from Saturday 19 June - Sunday 12 September. Admission is free.

Wystan Curnow Wins 2010 Seresin Landfall Residency

Wystan Curnow Wins 2010 Seresin Landfall Residency

Tuscancy residency offers established NZ writer opportunity to work on upcoming Colin McCahon book

Matariki Festivities Light Up The West

Matariki Festivities Light Up The West

Art, music, film and thought-provoking insights on cultural and economic sustainability make up an impressive line up for Matariki celebrations in Waitakere this year.

Te Papa Celebrates Maori New Year

Te Papa Celebrates Maori New Year

In early June the star cluster Matariki (the Pleiades or the Seven Sisters) will reappear in our dawn skies, staying for almost 12 months.

Chip Group Calls For Chippies To Adopt Standard Scoop

Chip Group Calls For Chippies To Adopt Standard Scoop

The Chip Group is calling for chip shops to start using a standard scoop when serving up chips, as a way of ensuring that portion sizes are consistent and consumers get what they pay for.

Xanadu Scoops Top Award

Xanadu Scoops Top Award

Australian's Xanadu label scooped the top award at the gala awards dinner for the 2010 International Chardonnay Challenge in Gisborne tonight (Friday).

Moutere Inn Ranking Internationally

Moutere Inn Ranking Internationally

Nelson's Moutere Inn has been ranked by Lonely Planet among the top bars in the world. Their "Great Bars of the World" website ranks the top 1200-odd bars and Moutere Inn currently ranks at 47.

Waking Up To What Is Sustainable

Waking Up To What Is Sustainable

More and more people are practising what they think is sustainable behaviour but is it? This week two comments caught eco-blogger, Victoria Carter's attention and are worth sharing to encourage more considered thinking around some of our so-called sustainable actions.

New Zealand Men Worry More Than Australians About Looks: Survey

New Zealand Men Worry More Than Australians About Looks: Survey

Kiwi men are worried about their looks with hair loss, dandruff and weight gain their three biggest concerns according to a new trans-Tasman study.