Otago Girls' High School set to be a resounding success


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Marketing sends soap down a slippery slope


Last month I looked at the early history of soap making. I will pick up the story with the beginnings of the industrial-scale production of soap in the 1700s. The soap-making reaction (saponification) forms glycerine, a natural emollient and moisturiser. With large-scale production soap manufacturers started to remove the glycerine from soap as... Keep Reading


New promotional brochure available online here


  Me huri whakamuri, ka titiro whakamua - utilising our past to inform our future. Elevate Ōtaki has published a colourful new brochure about our unique town. It's a celebration of what the town is about, where we've come from and hints at where we're going. We’re a town with a great community spirit and where te reo Māori is comm... Keep Reading


Eighteen months of Anne Frank in New Zealand


Discover how many visitors and locations in New Zealand the exhibition has impacted over the past eighteen months. Keep Reading


Spring into Tawa - 65 days to go!


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Kites a big part of promotions group activities


The world-famous Ōtaki Kite Festival is organised by the Ōtaki Promotions Group, but that's not all the group does. Keep Reading


Using drama to connect with Auckland’s homeless


I imagine like many middle class, older Aucklanders, I’ve felt confronted and uncomfortable walking amid the large numbers of homeless who now live and sleep on our streets. Keep Reading


Christmas Rant


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Less than 55 days to go!


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Applications now open!


Applications now open Keep Reading


Applications now open!

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Applications now open Keep Reading


New Spring into Tawa Website launched!


Today marks a big milestone for Spring into Tawa - the launch of our website!  As our festival grows, it's great to be able to share key information about the event online.  The website also introduces the online application form process - making it easier for stallholders to apply. Spring into Tawa is an annual festival that brings together the... Keep Reading


Spring into Tawa Website launched!

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Spring into Tawa Website launched! Keep Reading


Buy gift baskets nz- To show that you care!


Impress your colleagues, family members or partners with surprizes from Providoré Gifts. Check out a wide range of gift baskets, NZ & buy gift hampers online. Keep Reading


New Manifesto on the Future of ACC released.


The ACC Futures Coalition has released its manifesto on the future of ACC. It will serve as the basis of conversations that the Coalition intends to have with politicians in the lead up to next year’s general election. “The ACC Futures Coalition is absolutely committed to ACC and recognizes its importance to New Zealand’s society and... Keep Reading