Central Otago winegrowers are encouraging the government to support a nomination by an influential group of French winegrowers from Burgundy to list their region as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
New Zealand's All Whites are relishing the spotlight and basking in a wave of support at home ahead of their World Cup soccer opener against Slovakia in South Africa.
Do you care about Mangakino/Pouakani and want to make the community’s voice heard? You might be the kind of person TaupÅ District Council is after.
The NZD/USD has started the year on the front foot. It was the strongest performer of its peers on Friday night. It trades around 0.8280 this morning.
The State La Grande Swim is returning to Akaroa in February for a third year after the event attracted 800 entries last year.
Part of the national Ocean Swim series, it is Christchurch’s largest open water swimming event, with four races to suit all ages and abilities.
If you don’t have a strong stomach, maybe this documentary is not for you. Especially if you are an animal lover. On second thoughts - watch it anyway.
A landmark workshop, "Human Rights and Business: Plural Legal Approaches to Conflict Resolution, Institutional Strengthening and Legal Reform", is taking place at the Santika Hotel, Kuta, Bali, from today until 1 December 2011, convened by the Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights (Komna
The splendour of Tupare will be the scene for another New Year Garden Fair on Saturday (11 January) - and this year's event at the iconic New Plymouth property has a retro twist with a family focus.
In a new twist to the concept of Neighbourhood Support, a fleeing driver tonight received the support of members of her community who hurled bottles at the pursuing police car as she dumped her vehicle and fled on foot.
Some of the big name guests for this weekend’s 40th birthday celebrations at Manfeild have already turned up.
Racing cars with particular association to the Feilding circuit are coming in for a Manfeild Stadium display and demonstration duties. The first arrivals rolled in yesterday.
20th Annual Great Easter Bunny Hunt took place in Alexandra yesterday. Nearly 23,000 rabbits were shot (22,904), as well as 979 hares, 8 pigs, many stoats and a goat. Images are available on request.
Christchurch Police are seeking information in relation to the identification of an Asian male who collapsed while jogging near Saint Barnabas Church on Fendalton Road, at 8:30am this morning.
Blackcap Colin Munro will join the Aces for their HRV Twenty20 clash with the Canterbury Wizards in Christchurch today.
Munro joins an otherwise unchanged line-up from the win over the Volts in the last round.
A front and associated low, preceded by a very moist and strong northwest flow, are expected to move east over central and northern New Zealand during today (Sunday), while an unstable northwesterly flow affects the lower South Island.
Horowhenua District Council's new employment application form in Te Reo Maori may just be a first for local government in New Zealand.
This morning Taupo's Greenlea Rescue helicopter was alerted by the RCCNZ to a PLB activation in the Urewera ranges.
The beacon was traced to the Tawhiwhi hut where a 68 year old woman had spent the night vomiting with abdominal pain.
A front and associated low, preceded by a very moist and strong northwest flow, are expected to move east over central and northern New Zealand during today (Sunday).
A vehicle and truck collided at about 9.30am on SH1 approximately two kilometres north of Oranui Rd near Taupo today.
A southbound vehicle towing a trailer flipped onto its side after clipping a northbound truck on a moderate bend.
The male driver of the vehicle was unharmed.
At approximately 1.30am on Saturday 4th January, a Papakura residential address was burgled by five offenders armed with a firearm and knives.
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