The Hoiho, yellow-eyed penguin, is 2019 Bird of the Year

The Hoiho, the yellow-eyed penguin, has won the hotly contested Bird of the Year competition. It is the first time a seabird has won since Forest & Bird launched the...

Poor season for Mount Ruapehu sees skifield operator and local businesses struggle

Mount Ruapehu's two skifields have been closed for about 30 days each this season. Closed days and wild weather at Mount Ruapehu have taken their toll on the mountain's skifield...

Finding safe solution for SH4 a top priority

Sourced from the Ruapehu District Council Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will commence on-the-ground investigations into the slip that caused significant damage to State Highway 4 south of...

Burgerfuel releases a new “alternative meat burger”

BurgerFuel has announced a collab with Alternative Meat Co. in the form of a new veggo-friendly burger. Called the 'Alternative Muscle' Burger (which BurgerFuel 'regulars' will recognise is...

Netflix trialing ‘speed-watch’ feature

Behind your mates on a season of telly everyone's talking about? Now you don't have to take a whole day off work to get all caught up......

The Goodnight Kiwi is coming back!

- Source NZHerald The iconic Goodnight Kiwi is returning to New Zealand screens next month with a plethora of local celebrities bringing the cultural icon back to life. The...

Ideas to promote Whanganui River Rd

Ideas for how to encourage travellers to include Raetihi in their journey plans following the large slip that has closed SH4 just south of the township was...

Sky City fire has now been put out, clean up begins

- Source Stuff.co.nz A large inferno at the SkyCity Convention Centre has been put out, Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has confirmed. Firefighters now plan to move into mop...

Sky City fire still burning

- Source NZHerald.co.nz KEY POINTS * 100 firefighters still unable to bring inferno under control, despite dumping 12 million litres of water on blaze * Several CBD buildings closed and...

Call for Ireland to take on haka with Riverdance

- Source Stuff.co.nz The All Blacks will no doubt lay down the challange of the haka at their Rugby World Cup quarter-final match versus Ireland on Saturday, and...