UPDATE: Mount Ruapehu Alert Level

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Mt Ruapehu is being closely monitored for signs of activity after the active volcano's crater lake rose to 43C, resulting in an escalation of it's alert level. GeoNet...

SOUND VALLEY: Festival announced in Whanganui for 2021

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Whanganui's Cooks Gardens will host the inaugural Sound Valley music festival in February 2021 The lineup of national artists includes Kora, The Black Seeds, JessB, and Ria Hall....

Weather Warning for Whanganui

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Just when we thought Summer was upon us, a severe weather warning has been issued for the wider Whanganui region. Metservice has warned that b 90-140mm of rain...

Mt Ruapehu Cancels Extended Ski Season

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It was good while it lasted. Unfortunately due to recent warm nights and lack of snow, Mt Ruapehu is shutting despite plans for an extended season. Turoa hoped to...

Domestic tourism on the rise in Taupo

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Phew! Looks like kiwis are exploring more of their backyard with domestic tourism increasing in Taupo. The region’s larger motels and holiday parks both ranked number one in...

What comedians DON’T like about the Central North Island

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It's the long drive that pisses Laugh Club comedian's Nick Rado and Tarun Mohanbhai off about the central north island. They're headed to The Powderkeg on Wednesday (October...

A&P Show: The SKI FM Audio Experience

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With A&P shows getting canned across the country, we figured if you can't go, we'd bring the show to you (in audio format). Now you can reminisce on...

Mardi Gras 2020 tickets back on sale

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From Audiology Mardi Gras is confirmed SATURDAY 7 NOVEMBER in Ohakune! 🥰 At 7pm on Thursday September 10th, we will put all remaining tickets back on sale for those...

RAL website targeted by cyber attack

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If you were trying to book a car park earlier and could there is a reason, the RAL website suffered a Denial of service cyber-attack, here is...

Relief for tourism towns as Auckland moves to Level 2

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On Monday Aucklanders will be able to travel again which could bring much relief to towns that rely on domestic visitors like Ohakune in the central North...