Jurassic Park screening in volcanic valley

Dinosaurs will once again roam Rotorua’s geothermal landscapes as the Steven Spielberg classic, Jurassic Park comes to Waimangu Volcanic Valley... Read More

Three lucky Lotto players win $333,333

Three Lotto players will be on cloud nine after each winning $333,333 with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto draw.   The... Read More

Competition for the best hot cross buns in NZ

Have you had your first hot cross bun of the season yet?  Do you know where the best hot cross buns in New Zealand are baked? Easter is not far... Read More

The Man She Weeps - an outworldly feature film

Writing a script during lockdown, securing funding, and then casting and filming has 18-year-old producer and director Samuel Tomaszyk and Paige Jessie... Read More

Four lucky Lotto players win $250,000

Four lucky Lotto players will be toasting a special win after each winning $250,000 with Lotto First Division in Saturday night’s live Lotto... Read More

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons – Valentines Day concert

Bay of Plenty Symphonia is performing a special summer concert in Rotorua on Valentine’s Day this weekend.    A chamber group of the... Read More

Perfect weather for second day of One Love

Tik Tok stars were amongst the 20000-strong crowd on Saturday at the opening day of the One Love Festival. In its seventh year,  the event at Wharepai... Read More

$500,000 for two lucky Lotto players

It will be a Waitangi weekend to remember for two lucky Lotto players from Auckland and Lower Hutt after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division... Read More

Two players share Strike jackpot

Two lucky Strike players from Auckland will be enjoying a boost to their bank account after each winning $100,000 with Strike Four in last night’s... Read More

Stranded in NZ – it could be worse

Thousands of travellers have found themselves grounded in New Zealand throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, watching on from afar as their respective nations... Read More

Two lucky Lotto players win $500,000

  Two lucky Lotto players from Auckland and Hamilton will be starting the new year on a high after each winning $500,000 with Lotto First Division... Read More

Changing dining habits at restaurants

The eating out habits of Kiwis during the global pandemic have been studied in a recent survey by the Restaurant Association.   The 2020 research... Read More

Hitting the evening track

Experience luging in a whole new light with Night Luge at Skyline Rotorua. Until the end of January, you can experience the world-famous Rotorua luge... Read More


Outwitting insurance scam artists, uncovering artful fraudsters, or clicking photos of thieves while camouflaged by a ghillie suit are all part of the... Read More

Nature protects her secret

In the first of our Beyond the Backyard series, Mathew Nash heads to Orokawa Bay. Relaxing under the shade of Pohutukawa trees, white sand receding... Read More