Monday, June 18, 2018


Our People: Whitecliffs musician releases third single

Whitecliffs musician Ashy Batchelor, 19-years-old, has recently released her third single Jersey. She talks to Emily O'Connell about how she got into music, what her goals are and who she looks up to.

Lawyer’s 53 years at the bar and still making sure justice...

Internationally-acclaimed criminal defence lawyer Nigel Hampton QC, 73, has been involved in the justice system for 53 years. He talks to Julia Evans about being made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to the law, his love of rugby and some of his most fascinating cases.

Be wary of buying your wedding dress online

More soon-to-be brides are buying their wedding gowns from overseas websites to nab a deal. But it doesn't pay off for many.

Akaroa Museum exhibitions recognised in national awards

Akaroa Museum’s suite of new long-term exhibitions, developed and installed after the repair and strengthening of its buildings, has received national recognition.

Consented hotel development on the market in mortgagee sale

The land and consented building plans for a seven-storey hotel, retail and residential complex in the central city are for sale under instruction from the property’s mortgagee.

Blake Chicago bound after injury comeback

Jordyn Blake will head to Chicago in August after her sprinting explits saw her awarded a college scholarship.