Tongariro restrictions lead to a new carpark being created!

As news of the parking restrictions at the Tongariro Crossing was made public, Shane Isherwood knew he had the answer - opening his own land up for...

Tom Campbell Memorial Big Air – With Ski FM!

NZ’s best freestyle athletes join a wealth of heavy hitters to put on a show on one very large jump, Saturday 23rd September! Best tricks will take the...

Good news on Taupo’s algae problem!

Taupō holidaymakers are heading straight to the water now that health warnings have been lifted. The toxic algal blooms previously found growing in near the shore have...

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...

Selfie your Summer Swim Spots to win a quick $200 cash!

Summer is here! Have you got your togs ready? Snap a selfie of yourself at one of your favourite summer swimming spots and WIN $200! All you...

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...

Bumbling thief in Taupo needs identifying.

man who stole two charity donation boxes from Rebel Sport lost most of his loot when he smacked into the glass doors on the way out. It started off...
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WHAT YOU MISSED: The Leaders debate.

If you missed the debate and wanted to give it a watch... here it is! Here is how the internet has been reacting to the debate: Hosking: Bill, why...

Freedom camping bylaw permits motorhomes to stay overnight – except at Taupo’s Ferry Road

Vans with sliding doors will be banned from camping out in public areas come December due to a new council bylaw. Motorhomers will still be welcome in...