Competitions: Win tickets to UB40


Win a double pass to see UB40 at one of their seven gigs around the country!

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Stories: Living the Dream in Twizel


Twizel sprang into being in 1968, as a town for workers on the hydro scheme. Now it's a fantastic base for holidays, with lakes, cycleways and Aoraki on the doorstep. Michelle Paterson tells us about bringing retro character to a hydro cottage.

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Guides: Field Guide to the Ultimate Blokes Weekend


Fishing, hunting, bikes, music, sports or beer - what’ll it be?

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Events: Waiheke Walking Festival 2015


Get out in the spring sunshine and learn about Waiheke Island, on a series of free guided walks: relaxing, invigorating, uplifting!

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Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge 2015
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Nelson Arts Festival 2015 
Wed, October 14, 2015 - Mon, October 26, 2015
Various venues around Nelson

Waiheke Walking Festival 2015 
Sat, November 14, 2015 - Sun, November 22, 2015
Various locations around Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island Garden Safari 2015 
Sat, November 07, 2015 - Sun, November 08, 2015
Various gardens around Waiheke Island

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