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Judy Stott is a legendary figure on the local miniature-horse events calendar, and has amassed more than 200 ribbons and championship awards.
A simple but effective stocking policy has earned Paparoa farmers Janine and Ken Hames recognition in this year's Ballance Farm Environment Awards.
Aucklanders are looking as far away as Hamilton to buy homes as more people find themselves squeezed out of their local real estate market.Join the conversation
Lots of people volunteer their time to be on boards, whether it's serving a community organisation or running a company.Join the conversation
This year’s Auckland Writers & Readers Festival has broken all previous records - confirming the Festival’s status as New Zealand’s premiere festival of literature and ideas.Join the conversation
Todd Forsyth must have shares in a fuel company to run this much-modified 1974 MGBGT, spotted racing at Pukekohe one recent rainy Saturday.Join the conversation
The United States wants to continue a criminal data matching scheme for assessing risks of threats that it began with New Zealand in advance of the Rugby World Cup. There was surprisingly little routine information sharing, said Alan Bersin, the Department of Homeland Security's assistance secretary of international affairs. He believed it was from a "misplaced notion of privacy." "Why wouldn't any country want to know when a sex offender gets on a plane in New York and is heading to London? Why wouldn't the Brits want to know that that offender is actually en route toward the United Kingdom?"…
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