Owner of historic Spitfire committed to fly over Whanganui/Manawatu on Anzac Day

Keep an eye on the sky this upcoming Anzac day Whanganui! Three aircraft flying in precise formation will pass over Whanganui on Anzac Day morning, thrilling viewers on...

Lotto still on the lookout for Taupo millionaire!

New Zealand's newest multi-millionaire still hasn't collected their money yet, after winning $30 million in Lotto's Powerball on Saturday. The winning ticket was sold at Richmond Superette in...

Looking for the best cafe to check out? Here's the top 100:

Cuisine has revealed its biggest list of top restaurants ever for its Good Food Awards, with casual dining and fresh produce the trend in 2017. Cuisine editor Kelli Brett says the...

Curtains for all in Whanganui!

More than 100 Whanganui families have a better chance of living in a warm and dry home thanks to curtain crusader Nelson Lebo and several selfless volunteers. The...

More nature, less buildings for Tongariro National Park

The number of structures in Tongariro national park are being reduced, including buildings up on Mt Ruapehu. Local iwi and the Department of Conservation want to see fewer...

Fresh Direct Ohakune Carrot Carnival 2017

Fresh Direct brings you the annual street carnival in Ohakune! June 4th (a Sunday) is the date you need to save so you can join in all the...

North Island gets New Year’s revenge after South Island stole Christmas sun

After a wet Christmas the North Island is in for a sunny New Year's Eve. But the South Island - where soggy North Islanders looked with envy on...

Calling all dudes: Up for a beard challenge?

Men's Health Month is growing in Whanganui with the ultimate beard challenge. This June, the Tane Hauora Collaborative group have jam-packed a 30-day calendar full of events to...

Fatal crash on Napier-Taupō highway involving truck and motorcycle

Sourced from Stuff.co.nz One person is dead and another is critically injured in a crash on State Highway 5, the Napier-Tāupo Rd. Emergency services were alerted to the motorcycle and...

Visit Ruapehu wins Supreme Tourism NZ Award!

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at the Regional Tourism NZ Awards for their collaborative approach to tourism in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region. The Regional Tourism New Zealand...