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10 hours ago

Timaru man thrown as he tries to stop car being stolen

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The owner of a car stolen from a petrol station in Timaru on Wednesday has described the moment her husband was thrown from his car as he tried to stop it from being stolen.

Timaru woman Hannah Philpott said her husband had been filling their "kermit green" V8 Holden Commodore - … View more
The owner of a car stolen from a petrol station in Timaru on Wednesday has described the moment her husband was thrown from his car as he tried to stop it from being stolen.

Timaru woman Hannah Philpott said her husband had been filling their "kermit green" V8 Holden Commodore - registration BEM470 - with petrol at Caltex on King St, Timaru, on Wednesday morning when it was stolen. Read more here

Timaru Police are urging anyone who saw the car or anything suspicious in the area to contact them at 03 687 9808.

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21 hours ago

Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title - 1 & 2 Feb

Central Motor Speedway

It’s the "Attack of Winged Demons" with some 39 sprintcars from all over NZ and at least one International about to descend on Heavy Trax Hire for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title. Two evenings of 160kph wheel-to-wheel combat for the honour and bragging rights of being … View moreIt’s the "Attack of Winged Demons" with some 39 sprintcars from all over NZ and at least one International about to descend on Heavy Trax Hire for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title. Two evenings of 160kph wheel-to-wheel combat for the honour and bragging rights of being 1NZ.

Will this be the USA super star 17-year-old Buddy Kofoid or one of too many to list home grown heroes like 2014-15 1NZ Jamie ‘Duffman’ Duff, 18-year-old up Connor Rangi, 2016-17 1NZ Jamie Larsen, 2017-18 2NZ Michael Pickens or 2016-17 3NZ Jamie McDonald.

Other fast and favourite classes will also be on the clay.

When: Friday, Feb 1 and Saturday, Feb 2. Gates 4 pm… Racing from 6 pm.
Where: Sandflat Rd (off SH 6), Cromwell

www.centralmotorspeedway.co.nz
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1 day ago

Trafalgar Europe on sale

Trafalgar

Experience the real Europe & Britain in 2019 with Trafalgar.

From the hulking fjords in Norway that look as though they’ve been ripped straight from a J.R.R. Tolkien novel, to the quaint neighbourhoods of Spain where sangria flows as freely as the native tongue, Europe is a continent of … View more
Experience the real Europe & Britain in 2019 with Trafalgar.

From the hulking fjords in Norway that look as though they’ve been ripped straight from a J.R.R. Tolkien novel, to the quaint neighbourhoods of Spain where sangria flows as freely as the native tongue, Europe is a continent of many wonderful contrasts. See history come to life before your very eyes as you traverse the varied landscapes, marvel at the icons and find your happy place with a collection of real Trafalgar experiences that you can’t find on any other tour.

With 116 handcrafted itineraries and 220 cities, leave the guidebooks at home and let us show you the Real Europe and Britain.

Good people. Good times. Good everything. The Good Life.

Plus save up to 10%* when you book and pay in full before 31Jan 2019.

For more information visit your local travel agent, visit trafalgar.com or call 0800 484 333

*T&Cs apply. Refer to trafalgar.com/en-nz/destinations/europe or your travel agent for full offer details.
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2 days ago

Poll: What is New Zealand's favourite cake?

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours, our life and style reporter is on the hunt for New Zealand's favourite flavour of cake.

We asked some experts which cake they believe Kiwis love the most - read their thoughts here. But want to make sure we are up to speed with what Kiwis really think! Which is your favourite… View more
Hi neighbours, our life and style reporter is on the hunt for New Zealand's favourite flavour of cake.

We asked some experts which cake they believe Kiwis love the most - read their thoughts here. But want to make sure we are up to speed with what Kiwis really think! Which is your favourite cake flavour?

What is New Zealand's favourite cake?
  • 21.6% Banana
    21.6% Complete
  • 36.2% Carrot
    36.2% Complete
  • 5.3% Lemon
    5.3% Complete
  • 0.8% Orange
    0.8% Complete
  • 10.9% Chocolate
    10.9% Complete
  • 8.8% Chocolate Mudcake
    8.8% Complete
  • 2.6% Red Velvet
    2.6% Complete
  • 0.3% Marble
    0.3% Complete
  • 2.5% Sponge
    2.5% Complete
  • 4.8% Fruitcake
    4.8% Complete
  • 4.7% Black Forest
    4.7% Complete
  • 1.6% Madeira
    1.6% Complete
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