Teenager Caitlin O’Reilly swims the length of Lake Taupo

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14-year-old Aucklander Caitlin O'Reilly is the youngest female to swim the lake's 40.2 km length - a distance longer than the English Channel . Caitlin left the lake's southern end...

Waikato police give stranded guests a ride to wedding

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When Auckland couple the Bonischs found themselves stranded on the side of a Waikato highway at the weekend, running late to a wedding, it was police officers that...

Bullied 9 year old gets the birthday party she deserves.

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A little Wanganui girl whose classmates refused to come to her birthday is about to be flooded with friends, presents and birthday well-wishes from all over the...

Fire ban declared in Ruapehu, Taranaki and Whanganui

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Sourced from RNZ.co.nz A total fire ban is in place for Taranaki, Whanganui and Ruapehu due to tinder-dry conditions in these regions. Principal rural fire officer Nigel Dravitzki said all...

Halloween Fright Night digital playground for Cooks Gardens

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Cooks Gardens will be transformed into a Magical Park on November 3, giving children the opportunity to get active in a spooky digital playground. The Magical Park games,...

RDC Mayor Don Cameron: “Stay home this Easter”

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Mayor Don Cameron is urging anyone thinking of travelling to Ruapehu for the Easter break not to do so. “Please rethink your plans and stay home,” he said. “People...

Taupo local is putting himself out there to find a Valentine’s Date

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Taupō's Peter Wilding has put himself on both the dating and commodity market by offering a range of quintessential Kiwi dates for ladies looking to pay for the pleasure...

Ohakune and Pukekohe responsible for Low-carb potatoes!

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Thanks to the green thumbs of farmers in Ohakune and Pukekohe there are now low-carb potatoes on offer! It's a cool $5.99 for a 2kg bag of these...

Summer season kicks off for Mt Ruapehu

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From today (29/10/2019), Mt Ruapehu are officially into their summer season at Whakapapa! Sightseeing on the Sky Waka gondola and the Pinnacles Restaurant open for lunch and...

Department of Conservation introduce four-hour parking time limit for Tongariro Crossing

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Tongariro hikers who park for longer than four hours at the start of the crossing will now have their wheels clamped. The Department of Conservation (DOC) has...