Hi neighbours. All of the 10,000 free tickets for the City Rail Link open day were snapped up in just one hour when they became available to the public at midday on Wednesday. The open day includes a wander through the tunnel beneath Queen St, between Britomart Station and Albert St. Did you manage to nap some tickets? What are you most excited to see during the open day? Let us know in the comments.
Hazy skies caused by the tragic Australian bush fires are set to linger this weekend.
Northwesterly winds have blown a hazy plume of smoke across the Tasman Sea, and while it has mostly affected the South Island in recent weeks, it has moved up the country.
The "robust plume" is expected to head to the South Island late on Saturday.
The haze has been causing a yellowish-orange, hue at sunset, making for some sweet sunset photos. Share your photos in the comments!
(Our photo is of the sun setting over the Waitākere Ranges, taken by visual journalist Ricky Wilson.)
Sachie’s Kitchen is launching a brand new High Tea event with an Asian twist.
Your group will enjoy our unique selection of high tea delicacies and brewed teas.
Join in the creative fun as you prepare and assemble some delightful dishes to complete a three-tier high tea platter for you all to enjoy!
Perfect for Hen’s Parties, Birthday Parties and Baby Showers!
Duration: 2 hours
Pax: 12 - 60ppl (off-site location available)
Price: $79 pp with tea or $89 pp including a glass of bubbles
Another year has nearly passed, and with every new one comes the chance to make new resolutions (or repeat your old ones). Whether it’s starting and sticking by a new fitness plan, saving to travel, or learning a new skill, do you have a New Year’s resolution? How good are you at sticking by it? Vote in the poll below.
6.3% Yes - I’m excited to implement it6.3% Complete
33.1% No - I never stick by them33.1% Complete
21.3% I haven’t thought about it yet21.3% Complete
39.4% I make goals throughout the year39.4% Complete