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$11.7 million for Taranaki predator control

An ambitious plan to eradicate pests from Taranaki will get an $11.7 million funding injection from Predator Free 2050 Ltd.


Dawn Fraser And Olympians Named In Queens Birthday Honours

The Australian Olympic Committee has congratulated Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser who has been awarded a Companion of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announced today.


Half naked man rescued from Urewera Ranges after days without food

A half naked man was rescued from the Urewera Ranges after days without food and in sight of a hut.


Overdue cavers, Motueka

A search team has found five people who were reported overdue from a caving trip to the Pearse Valley Rd area of Motueka Valley.


They’ve done it! Young explorers complete epic crossing of Greenland ice cap

Young Kiwi explorers complete epic 560-kilometre crossing of Greenland ice cap. They’ve battled hurricane conditions, heavy snowfalls and illness


International visitors to pay more than locals for Great Walks

International visitors will pay more than locals for DOC huts and campsites on New Zealand’s four most popular Great Walks as part of a trial during the 2018/19 season, Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage announced today.


ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay

ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases right from their wrist with a compatible Garmin smartwatch.


Using cellphone for navigation leads to rescue

Trampers were lost in the Kaimai Ranges while using their cellphone for navigation. A Tauranga Land Search and Rescue team participating in an exercise yesterday stumbled across four lost trampers.


Trampers rescued in Ruahine Ranges overnight

Hawkes Bay Police and LandSAR volunteers were involved in the rescue of two men in the Ruahine Ranges last night.


Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

New Zealand Alpine Club announced the return of the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour for its 16th year in May and June 2018.