We have DATE for the Cook Islands Bubble

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Kiwis will be able to visit the Cook Islands without having to quarantine in either country from May 17. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the start date for...

Tickets for Mardi Gras are NOW available

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The date has been set, the lineup has been announced, and NOW tickets are on sale for the biggest party in the Central North Island! Tell your boss...

MARS PODS are being discontinued

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If you're a lover of pods then we're sorry because there is no easy way to say it Mars Pods are being discontinued here in New Zealand   New Zealand,...

Whanganui Based Company Kaitahi Wins Foodstarter

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Local Company Kaitahi takes the Win at Foodstarter Wanganui based Kaitahi As One (Ngaa Rauru Kiitahi Iwi) are based on a social ecological entrepreneurship model which recognises and captures...

SH5 Napier-Taupo Rd: NZTA looks at dropping speed limit to 80km/h

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NZTA is currently floating the idea of dropping the speed limit on State Highway 5 between Napier and Taupō down to 80 kilometres per hour Waka Kotahi has...

Prince Phillip passes away, Aged 99

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99. The Queen described as her "strength and stay" during her record-breaking reign, passed away at Windsor Castle...

Save the date: The trans-Tasman bubble is coming!

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Well, Jacinda has made the announcement as of April 19. Dust off the suitcase, find your passport, and get ready to take to the skies - Here's...

Registrations are open for Tihiora – Ruapehu Wellness Summit

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The health of our community is now more important than ever. Tihiora, Ruapehu's inaugural Wellness Summit is a 2-day event that brings together keynote speakers, and wellness facilitators...

Saying Goodbye. Scenic flight operator Mountain Air closes after 33 years

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An institution of the Central North Island is calling it time. After 33 years of taking to the skies of the Ruapehu Region, Mountain Air is shutting...

LIVE UPDATES: Tsunami warning issued following magnitude 8.1 quake near Kermadecs

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We are going to be updating this page as the story develops and information comes in from officials. Update 5 -  This live feed has ended. However, we'll...