Man shot dead on the shore of Lake Taupo.

A man has died in a shooting at an address in Kinloch, on the shores of Lake Taupo. Police said they were called around 8.45pm to help ambulance...

The Snow Queen wearable arts competition is back!

An annual wearable arts competition, The Snow Queen is an annual wearable arts competition held at the Ohakune Club, 71 Goldfinch Street, Ohakune. Now in its 7th year, this...

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...

Social Media catches petrol thief

A petrol thief failed to take into account gas station owner and former Whanganui district councillor Ray Stevens' extensive social media network on Monday. Within hours of driving...

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...

Taumarunui domain train may be removed ????

Safety issues have led the Ruapehu District Council to look at removing a popular train and slide from the Taumarunui Domain Playground. Councillor Karen Ngatai said it was an iconic...

The quiz night you’ve been waiting for…

Get yourselves registered for the 'So you think you're famous' quiz night 7th July at the Ruapehu rugby and sports club! There are prizes for the best dressed...

It’s showtime!

A 90 minute magic spectacular! Hitting Taupo and Ruapehu this July, it is certainly the magic show to see. Something awesome to start you and your kids school...

Waikato mansion on sale with a value of 3.1 Million!

Waikato's largest mansion with breathtaking river views, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool and a private boat ramp, is for sale and is likely...

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...