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First in Flying – Marlborough Aero Club Turns 90

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:14:42 +1300 | Marlborough Aero Club

The Marlborough Aero Club will be celebrating its 90th anniversary on 4th July 2018. A weekend of celebration is planned for 6th, 7th & 8th July. The Aero Club hopes to reunite many of the people and the planes that have contributed to its success ...More >>

Uber’s Lost and Found – has anyone seen my lightsaber?

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:52:39 +1300 | Uber

Uber releases its second annual Uber Lost and Found Index - a snapshot of riders’ most commonly lost and most surprising forgotten items in New Zealand Lightsabers, drones, medical certificates and boxes of 7% bourbon make up the listMore >>

WOMAD 2018 - A Harmony Of Difference

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:13:19 +1300 | Joseph Cederwall

A friend described WOMAD as his “favourite white middle class celebration of diversity.” There is certainly an echo of truth to this as the crowd is still largely white and middle class, but this WOMAD for me represented that a better world is possible when ...More >>

Top Ten Reasons New Zealanders Find Power Cuts Frustrating

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:46:42 +1300 | Harrisons Energy

Harrisons Energy has revealed the top things that Kiwis find frustrating about power cuts with half-cooked meals and not being able to make a cup of tea or coffee topping the list.More >>

Get to know your neighbours 24 + 25 March 2018

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:30:05 +1300 | Neighbours Day

Whether you live in a suburb, on a city block, in an apartment or on a rural property, you have neighbours – and knowing your neighbours matters. More >>

Landmark Australian Case Throws Out Pokie Machine Claims

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:09:02 +1300 | Bruce Robertson

In a landmark Australian court case, a federal judge has dismissed claims made under Australian Consumer Law that pokie machines were inherently unfair to players. More >>

Monster Bike Sale to hit Taupō

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 10:55:18 +1300 | Great Lake Taupo

The inaugural Taupō Monster Bike Sale is set to hit Taupō during the April school holidays. Starting Saturday 14 April, Taupō’s five bike shops will be offering deals and discounts for the two-week duration of the holidays. The sale is the collective ...More >>

Positively identify your target, or it could be your mate

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:27:27 +1300 | Firearms Safety Council

That is the message of Mr Joe Green, Chairman of the Firearms Safety Council Aotearoa New Zealand, as the roar approaches. More >>

Sleepyhead Launches Nationwide Sleep Week

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:07:16 +1300 | Sleepyhead

Are you a flopping flounder, nervy night owl, dozing dog, or gentle floating butterfly? Sleepyhead’s Sleep IQ Quiz looks at your sleep habits to determine your sleep personality. More >>

Free Hazardous Waste Drop Offs For Residents

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 09:32:20 +1300 | Hurunui District Council

Following the success of previous hazardous waste collections and drop offs, the Hurunui District Council is offering residents the opportunity to dispose of their hazardous waste resulting from earthquake related demolition and renovation work ...More >>

Auckland region benefits from DHL NZ Lions Series 2017

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 09:23:34 +1300 | Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development

A cohesive regional push to secure two test matches for Auckland in the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 has paid off, attracting thousands of international visitors, generating millions of dollars of new money and supporting hundreds of jobs.More >>

Soup season is just around the corner

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 08:41:31 +1300 | Canstar Blue

Auckland, 7 March 2018. As summer draws to a close, soup season is just around the corner. But as Kiwis prepare to eat their way through more than 7.8 tonnes of the stuff, Canstar Blue asks consumers what they like about their consommé.More >>

Over 14,000 Kiwis set their wheels in motion

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 11:57:17 +1300 | NZTA

The second national Aotearoa Bike Challenge has encouraged thousands more New Zealanders to cycle, with more than 14,300 people from over 1,600 organisations taking part, including over 2,600 new riders.More >>

Splice And Derek Handley Call for Active Citizens

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 08:54:32 +1300 | Splice Group

A world-leading Active Citizens social leadership course inspiring more than 7,850 community-based social enterprise projects around the world is coming to Auckland this month.More >>

Cultural participation linked to life satisfaction

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:50:06 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

About 8 in 10 adult New Zealanders engage in some form of cultural activity, Stats NZ said today. Kiwis who participate in cultural activities are more likely to feel satisfied with life than those who don’t participate.More >>

With one month to go, new Hiakai Hangi event announced today

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:10:13 +1300 | Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Polynesian culture and culinary traditions will be celebrated at the 2018 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne (16-25 March), with prominent NZ born and raised chefs taking part in a Hangi. On sale today, Hiakai Hangi will ...More >>

Calling Coromandel exhibitors for Auckland Food Show 2018

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:43:05 +1300 | Thames Coromandel District Council

If you've got your own local, homegrown artisan food or beverage products and want the opportunity to promote your wares to more than 30,000 people - we want to hear from you.More >>

Wearing Red This Valentine’s Day

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:40:53 +1300 | Heart Kids

While many people angst over what to get their loved ones today, others are ‘showing their love in a different way this Valentine’s Day’. More >>

The Great ‘K Valley’ Adventure Race – Saturday 3rd March

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:36:26 +1300 | Rotary Club of Tauranga Sunrise

The Great ‘K Valley’ Adventure Race – Saturday 3rd March Online link: When: Saturday, 3rd March 2018, 12:30pm – 4:00pm Where: Kopurereua Valley Reserve – 17th Avenue West (adjacent to Historic Village). What: Think scavenger hunt, ...More >>

New Zealand or Bust – Kayaker Attempts Trans Tasman Crossing

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:16:43 +1300 | Tasman Kayak

When New Zealand weather guru Bob McDavitt, gives the word sometime in March or April, kiwi adventurer Scott Donaldson will set off on a remarkable journey, where he will attempt to become the first person to successfully Kayak from Australia to New Zealand, ...More >>


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