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New Book – Food, Wine And Stories From Central Otago

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:21:20 +1200 | Amisfield Wine Company

Food, wine and stories are the focus of a new book that shines the light on celebrated Central Otago wine producer Amisfield and its award-winning Amisfield Bistro. More >>

National Nut Day set to be a cracker

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:18:15 +1200 | Prolife Foods

Get ready to go nuts on National Nut Day – Tuesday 21 October 2014 is the day for all Kiwis to enjoy and explore all things magnificent about the humble and wholesome nut.More >>

From Catwalk to Cake

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:15:40 +1200 | Art of Cake

What happens when you take the hottest catwalk trends from this year’s Paris, New York, Milan and London Fashion Weeks and give them to Auckland’s top cakers? Shore City’s Art of Cake Awards 2014.More >>

Egg-citement in the Bay as world record broken!

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:13:52 +1200 | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

It was all hands on deck today when 207 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic staff and students joined forces to break a Guinness World Record – for the ‘most people dipping egg soldiers simultaneously’.More >>

Pua Magasiva takes a spin as Move60 Ambassador

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:40:43 +1200 | Coca-Cola

Popular actor, radio announcer and fitness advocate, Pua Magasiva, was today announced as an Ambassador for the Move60 programme.Move60 is an initiative from Coca-Cola in partnership with BikeNZ and the Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) that encourages ...More >>

New Brighton’s first Major Building Project underway

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:16:44 +1200 | Youth Alive Trust

A $2.3 million building project has begun on the renovation of a Youth & Community Centre in New Brighton – the first major building money to be spent in New Brighton! The Grace Vineyard Beach Campus Building is being extensively renovated to incorporate ...More >>

Heritage Auckland Film Festival Deal

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:14:01 +1200 | Heritage Auckland

Heritage Auckland is the host hotel for the annual New Zealand International Film Festival, on in Auckland until 3 August. For guests spending long hours on their film festival marathon, the hotel offers a heated swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi ...More >>

Youngsters benefit from Sail training

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:54:37 +1200 | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

A recent survey carried out by the R. Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust has confirmed the Trust’s sail training programme develops confidence, builds teamwork and enhances leadership skills. More >>

'A Vinyl Affair' - Wellington's newest record fair.

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:34:08 +1200 | A Vinyl Affair

'A Vinyl Affair' is happening next month! It's been over a year since the last record fair in Wellington and with the vinyl revival in full swing and continuing to build momentum, there is a good buzz building around the event. With FREE ENTRY to the ...More >>

Dunedin couple create a valuable parenting resource

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:29:57 +1200 | Wearing The Baby

This week sees the release of the first New Zealand made babywearing instructional DVD. Directors Anna Hughes and Wayne Johnson show other families how to confidently and safely ‘wear’ their babies in different types of baby carriers.More >>

Online TV first set to change the lives of thousands

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:51:31 +1200 | A Season of Change

A Season of Change is an online TV first that aims to positively change the lives of thousands of Kiwi women. Registrations opened today for the completely free 12-week body and self-image lifestyle event kicking off on 1st September. All participants ...More >>

Recall of Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:37:37 +1200 | Countdown

Countdown is issuing a recall of Select Dog Bones Wholegrain 1kg purchased at any Countdown, SuperValue or FreshChoice store nationally from 13 June 2014 with a best before date of 26/11/15.More >>

Kiwi’s Pacific Ocean reaches Hawaii

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:59:57 +1200 | University of Auckland

Tara Remington’s row across the Pacific Ocean is down to the last 90 minutes. The pair have just past Koko Head on the southeastern side of the Island of Oahu in Hawaii.More >>

One of the most important achievements in NZ mountaineering

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:14:30 +1200 | NZ Alpine Club

Guy McKinnon has completed the long-awaited second winter ascent of the east face of Popes Nose, near Mount Aspiring, in impeccable style. Without the aid of helicopter transport to reach the base of the climb, Guy commenced at 9:20am on Friday the 18th ...More >>

Save up to 30% with Accor hotels in Auckland this winter

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:40:52 +1200 | Accor Hotels and Resorts

It’s not too late to plan a winter escape in Auckland with no shortage of show-stopping concerts, festivals and sports events to keep the boredom at bay throughout the cooler months.More >>

There are 51 types of Kiwi: which one are you?

Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:49:49 +1200 | Roy Morgan Research

Everyone is unique, but we have plenty of things in common with each other too. Roy Morgan Research has identified 51 distinct personas across seven broad communities—and pinpointed where they all live to make a complete map of which regions, cities, towns, ...More >>

Federated Farmers on Ruataniwha appeal

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:12:01 +1200 | Federated Farmers

While Federated Farmers did not lodge an appeal with the High Court against the Board of Inquiry decision on the Ruataniwha Dam and the associated Plan Change 6, it is now considering options in light of Hawke’s Bay & Eastern Fish & Game Councils ...More >>

Kiwi’s Pacific Ocean row will reach Hawaii Sunday evening

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:51:05 +1200 | University of Auckland

Tara Remington’s epic row across the Pacific Ocean is expected to reach land this Sunday evening. More >>

Experts highlight big gaps in healthy food policies

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:04:01 +1200 | University of Auckland

Healthy food policies to promote childhood health and reduce obesity are lacking, according to a report highlighting the policy priorities assessed by an expert panel of more than 50 New Zealand public health professionals, medical practitioners and ...More >>

Oil Rag column: Winter cooking

Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:55:46 +1200 | Frank and Muriel Newman

The winter chill has set in so oily rag households have the wood burning stoves stoked up and the slow cookers brewing warm winter meals. An oily rag family up north said although the power was out for three days during a recent storm they cooked delicious ...More >>

 

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