Wet weather expected to exacerbate slip movement on SH4

State Highway 4 remains closed following the large hillside slip that caused significant damage to the road south of Raetihi, with wet weather forecast this week expected...

Why Whanganui should win NZ’s most beautiful town and cities award

SUPPLIED/Stuff.co.nz Whanganui's community spirit and civic pride are big ticks in its favour according to judges. Think of New Zealand's best looking towns and cities and what springs to...

Taupō measles warning

-Source Stuff.co.nz Another confirmed case of measles in Taupō has Toi Te Ora Public Health urging people in the area to be vigilant for signs and symptoms of...

Hunt for Tama Rawhiti ends in arrest

Police have now arrested Tama Michael Rawhiti after a patrol car was stolen at gunpoint during a breath alcohol checkpoint in Ohakune last Saturday night. - TVNZ   Police have...

Visit Ruapehu wins Supreme Tourism NZ Award!

Visit Ruapehu has won the Supreme Award at the Regional Tourism NZ Awards for their collaborative approach to tourism in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region. The Regional Tourism New Zealand...

Gondola proposed for Tūroa

Plans are in motion to build a gondola on the southern snow slopes of Mt Ruapehu at Tūroa. Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) general manager Jono Dean says the...

Whanganui clean-up in the name of conservation

The group ridding South Beach of rubbish piled two vehicles high with tyres, bottles and cans before heading off to clear Castlecliff Beach as well. The final actions...

Spark Sport improved, but still poses problems for some

Spark Sport's performance for Monday night's Rugby World Cup clash between Wales and Georgia has been much improved but not for everyone, with one user claiming it is the "worst it's...

List of ‘free’ NZ streaming sites

We all know of Netflix, Lightbox and Neon, but they all need subscriptions (or a family member/ex with an account!). Below is a list of 'free' streaming...

2019 Rugby World Cup schedule

Don't miss a match this Rugby World Cup, below you'll find the official match schedule for RWC 2019. Japan is 3 hours behind NZ, so remember to ADD...