Head on a pest hunt this summer

University of Canterbury researchers and partners are using digital technology to help every New Zealander join the fight against invasive pests. Find-A-Pest... Read More

Retail spending: Cost of living drives drop

Falling local spending as household budgets face greater pressure is leading to "unprecedented challenges" for the retail sector. Credit bureau Centrix data... Read More

$1.2M to boost NZ's resilience to natural hazards

Toka Tū Ake EQC (Earthquake Commission) has awarded 14 research teams a total of more than $1.2 million in this year's Biennial Grants round. These research... Read More

KiwiSaver: financial strain doubles withdrawals

The money withdrawn early from KiwiSaver funds due to financial hardship has doubled compared to a year ago, with significantly more people taking money out... Read More

Tree-felling survivor begins 250km walk

Six months ago, Trevor Moore was in a coma and couldn't walk - now, he's almost 100km into his hīkoi/walk to give something back to his rescuers. Trevor,... Read More

New look for Rotorua youth centre

‘Taiohi Tūrama - Rotorua Centre for Youth' is excited to announce its rebranding from the Rotorua Community Youth Centre and Rotovegas Youth Health. The... Read More

Davey impresses at first showing

First time visitor to New Zealand Davey Todd set tongues wagging at the opening round of the 2023 Suzuki International Series at Taupo's International Motorsport... Read More

Crumbling teeth or having a home?

Fix crumbling teeth or keep their home? A retired couple say they are weighing up their choices in the face of a potential $48,000 council bill. Local Democracy... Read More

FMBA Slopestyle World Championship now allow women

Freeride mountain biking will enter a new era in 2024 as women prepare to compete in the first ever Women's Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship in Rotorua.... Read More

Thunderstorm watch issued for Bay of Plenty

The Bay of Plenty is currently under a severe thunderstorm watch. Thunderstorms are expected to develop over northern and central parts of the North Island... Read More

King withdraws from NZ Open due to injury

Eight-time Commonwealth Games medallist Joelle King has withdrawn from The Barfoot and Thompson Women's NZ Open, due to injury. Joelle, who won the NZ Open... Read More

SH2 Napier to Wairoa still closed

State Highway 2 between Wairoa and Napier is still closed this morning after remaining closed overnight for safety reasons. SH2 between Kotemaori and Wairoa... Read More