Remember food safety at home during the warmer weather

With summer fast approaching and warmer weather already here, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) recommends a few simple steps to reduce our chances of getting sick from food prepared at home. MPI’s Public Health Medicine Specialist Dr Donald Campbell says foodborne illness trends show that more people get sick from food over summer than at any other time of […]

Which is YOUR NZ Car of the Year?

People’s Choice voting open – Which is YOUR NZ Car of the Year? Voting is now open for 2016 New Zealand Car of the Year People’s Choice award. The People’s Choice vote provides an opportunity for the public to have its say on which of the top 10 New Zealand Car of the Year finalists, announced in early October, deserves […]

Annual rate of home value growth slows as LVR takes effect

Annual rate of home value growth slows as LVR takes effect The latest monthly QV House Price Index shows that nationwide residential property values for October have increased 12.7% over the past year, which is the slowest rate since May. Values rose by 3.3% over the past three months and are now 50.2% above the previous market peak of late […]

BNT NZ Touring Cars Set to kick off new season at Pukekohe

A healthy field is expected for the opening round of the BNT NZ Touring Cars Championship, to be held at Pukekohe, November 4-6. Reigning Class One champion Simon Evans will lead the charge and aim to defend his title with a number of new challengers hoping to wrestle the number one from his door. 2015/16 season Class Two champion Brock […]

Rural fire volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed to help the Auckland Rural Fire Authority keep our beautiful country areas safe this summer. Find out more about the rewarding work the crews do by watching the following video.      

Dinosaurs at Auckland Botanic Gardens

Step back in time and come face to face with New Zealand’s prehistoric dinosaurs at the Auckland Botanic Gardens. Discover an amazing lost world, brought to life with dinosaur encounters under the magnificent trees in our Gondwana forest for free. •Explore our Gondwana forest to discover descendants of the plants that dinosaurs lived amongst •Visit our display in the visitor […]


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