The Queen's Birthday long weekend is set to be a busy one for the country's karters with major regional events in Hamilton, Wellington and Nelson and Blenheim.

Wellington Zoo Visitor Experience Coordinator Alison Mulford has recently returned from Colombia, where she worked for two weeks at Proyecto Titi helping to protect the Cotton-Top Tamarin - one of the world’s most endangered primates.

Whittaker's has been forced to shut down a chocolate block line because a wasp was found in a block nearly eaten by a Wellington woman.

After four years of extensive testing, modelling, designing and peer reviewing, the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch believes it can save the nave of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament and plans to progressively build back over the next decade or more parts that have to be deconstructed.

More than 300 Ford customers have now placed orders in New Zealand for the highly anticipated Mustang Fastback and Convertible, which are available in the muscle car’s legendary V8 performance version and the first-ever EcoBoost engine that will provide the power of a bigger engine in a smaller, more fuel efficient package.

A titanic battle under the pines is in store this weekend as a record field of offroad race cars and trucks contests the 35th annual Woodhill 100 offroad endurance race.


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