Natural hot springs in Taupo to get upgraded.

A coffee kiosk and changing rooms are on the list of things being added to the natural hot springs in Spa Park, Taupo. The number of visitors a...

Sponsors needed to fund ice skating in Ohakune

A Ruapehu District Councillor is hoping to bring an ice skating rink to Ohakune next winter. Councillor David Nottage is determined to turn a $100k idea into reality...

Happy Valley is staying free of charge!

After a loud public outcry, Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) have decided to keep a free sledding area near Happy Valley free of charge. RAL were proposing $59...

Ohakune in the lead to host Richie McCaw

Ohakune is in the lead to get Richie McCaw to visit their town and host the ultimate game of touch rugby. New Zealand towns are racing to become...

Smokefree Rockquest is back in Wanganui!

Fourteen musical acts are set to compete at the Wanganui final of the 2017 Smokefreerockquest this weekend! High school bands, duos and solos from Wanganui will play off...

You can join in the fun for Wanganui’s Pink Shirt Day!

The anti-bullying message of Pink Shirt Day will be spread out into every corner of Wanganui this Friday. And you can be part of it! Wanganui resident Sandie Roach...

Whittakers new All Black choc!

It's always exciting when Whittakers release a new chocolate flavour, and this is good for even the health conscious chocolate lovers! The new flavour has been released to...

Taumarunui domain train may be removed ????

Safety issues have led the Ruapehu District Council to look at removingĀ a popular train andĀ slide from the Taumarunui Domain Playground. Councillor Karen Ngatai said it was an iconic...

Got a lawn big enough for a Campervan? Check this out!

A new website called Campable has made it possible for Kiwis to rent out their front lawns to Campervans and Freedom campers. Warwick Beauchamp, founder of Campable.com, said...

The best pie is out… and it’s right here in the Central North Island!

Kiwis bloody love their pies. The 21st annual NZ Bakels Supreme Pie Awards went down last night and a Taupo creation came on top. The venison, bacon, mushroom and...