Best fish and chip shops in Aotearoa

Kiwis flocked to social media to discuss the staple Kiwi meal, unearthing some hidden gems and locally famous chippies from around the country. From Dunedin and Christchurch and...

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...

It’s not Wanderlust… but it is Yoga!

A new yoga festival has been pulled together to fill the gap left by the cancelled Wanderlust event. LoveLake Festival 2018 will offer four days of yoga,...

Swimmers warned off three Whanganui streams

Swimmers are being warned to keep clear of three Whanganui streams - places that are especially popular with young children. Warning signs went up at the Mowhanau and...

Bic Runga is touring NZ to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her album Drive.

Bic Runga is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her debut album Drive with a tour around NZ! Playing Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington from October 20, each night Runga...

Government to make financial commitment to Mt Ruapehu ski gondola

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones will make an announcement at the Powderhorn Chateau in Ohakune this morning regarding the Government's input towards Ruapehu's $25 million gondola...

If you weren’t already terrified of the idea of skydiving…

An engine fault caused a skydiving plane to cut out mid-air – at an altitude of just 640 metres – forcing the 13 people onboard to parachute to safety over...

Taupō-based rescue helicopter could be scrapped under new proposal

A proposal to withdraw two of the North Island's helicopter bases is being slammed as "life-threatening" by community leaders. Both Taupō and Rotorua are not included in the...

Cyclone Gita: What’s happening right now

WHAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING OVERNIGHT: - Ex-tropical cyclone Gita has moved to the east of Banks Peninsula but continues to cause mass disruption in New Zealand. - One lane...

Tangiwai heroes finally recognized

The Tangiwai Disaster in 1953 remains New Zealand's worst train disaster in our country's history. On Sunday, the 7th of May, two heroes from that disaster, Lance...