"I was off my tits, one day in the sun. Didn't have my seatbelt on. This car tooted up beside me. I looked up and it was the cops. My nose was covered in dabs, yeah I was pretty messed up. Ended up in prison."
GIVEAWAY: Always wanted to attend Wanderlust Festival? We've got a double pass valued at $1000 to giveaway to one lucky winner.
Wanderlust Festival // Great Lake Taupo 2017, 2-5th February is an incredible chance to hear Ben speak alongside an exciting line-up of acclaimed yoga instructors, presenters, musicians, thought-leaders, and wellbeing advocates in what we think is one of the most beautiful locations in the world.
Ben will be talking on a number of exciting health and wellbeing topics in the afternoon on Friday 3 February and on Saturday morning 4 February.
Simply like this post, tell us why you'd like to WIN and which lucky friend you'd take along in a comment below. We'll be drawing the winner this Friday.
For our latest Film Base interview, we caught up with Mount Maunganui based photographer Jereme ‘Jerry’ Aubertin. Besides having an exceptional eye behind the lens, Jerry is also the co-founder of New Zealand’s premier surf magazine Damaged Goods Zine.
NZ surf photography at its best and the interview, right here: http://bit.ly/2hoedau
Congrats to R. Lockey! The winner of our Unstoppable Athlete search. Ross has won himself a $5K Ironman in New Zealand sponsorship.
Thanks to everyone for your amazing stories - you’re all #Unstoppable in your own rights. G. Carambas, P. Barach and T. M. Stowers have also scored themselves free IRONMAN 2017 entries. See you all in March down in Taupō!
While you might think P.E should stand for Please End, instead of Physical Education, exercise is so damn good for lifting your mood. So make sure you join in. Find out more here: http://bit.ly/1YFKl6m
We are completely full in the cattery once again! We are overflowing with cats and kittens of all ages, personalities and colours.
Our two long-stay kittens Helga and Freya are also STILL here, so please don't overlook them. Our feline team are very sad they are yet to find a new home - so if you are looking to rescue two souls in needs, these are your girls!
Come and visit them, and the rest of the feline gang looking for new homes at our Animal Village. We are at 50 Westney Road, Mangere and are open 10am-4pm, 7 days. Please spread the word to anyone looking for a new companion!
Calling all our So Good™ Foodies! Share your favourite cooking tips with us and go in the drawer to win a Sanitarium So Good™ voucher. Leftover lemons? Squeeze the juice into ice-cube trays, freeze, then store in a bag to use later. Top tip will be selected and announced on the 11th of August.
You can be vegan or vegetarian and have a mighty fine Christmas spread too! This Vegan Christmas roast with cranberry, sage and cashew nut stuffing balls and balsamic roast mushrooms is deeeeeelish! If you've got some non-meat eaters for Christmas, here's what to cook! https://nadialim.com/recipe/vegan-christmas-roast-cranberry-sage-cashew-nut-stuffing-balls-tomato-onion-gravy/
We've picked our three favourite Makita Kit Designs but now it's time for you to vote for your favourite. All you have to do is give your favourite design post a thumbs up, love or wow. To be in with a chance of winning the champion kit design, make sure you leave a comment and let us know what you love about that kit and you'll go into the draw to win the kit.
Hello pet lovers! Play and bonding are at the heart of Beneful so we want to encourage all of our wonderful followers and their pets to get active and have fun together.
Welcome the BENEFUL National Day of Play! #NDOP
This March the 18th spend time outdoors playing with your pet. We'll be running competitions all day on our Facebook page, with spot prizes, giveaways and the chance for several lucky pets to win a YEARS supply of Beneful! Let's make this an annual day to celebrate the bonds we share with our furry friends! Happy National Day of Play!
What a win over the Pulse Energy Highlanders at Westpac Stadium - great to come out on top in a tough clash! Thanks to the 17,000-plus fans in the stands for your support. Seven tries including two each to Ngani Laumape and Vince Aso means we've banked five valuable competition points heading into our bye round. We'll see everyone back at Our House when we play the Waratahs on April 7. Read all about our win over the Highlanders, including head coach Chris Boyd's thought here: https://goo.gl/09VzEA Scorers: Hurricanes 41 (Ngani Laumape 2, Vince Aso 2, Ardie Savea, Matt Proctor, Julian Savea tries; Beauden Barrett 3 con) Highlanders 15 (Matt Faddes, Elliot Dixon try; Fletcher Smith pen, Marty Banks con). HT: 10-8. PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Sport
POLICE ARREST AND CHARGE MAN WITH ATTACK ON WOMAN IN EDEN TERRACE
A 30 year-old man has been arrested and charged tonight with the abduction and attack on a woman in Eden Terrace yesterday afternoon.
The man was located and taken into custody in the suburb of Mt Albert just after 8pm this evening.
He has been taken back to the Auckland Central Police station and will spend the night in custody.
He has been charged with the following;
-Aggravated wounding -Abduction for the purpose of unlawful sexual connection -Indecent assault -Burglary (related to a separate incident)
The man will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday).
“We’ve spoken to the victim and told her the news, she is very relieved. We’ve had a large number of staff working really hard over the past 30 hours and I’d also like to thank the public and the media for their assistance with this case” says Detective Inspector Aaron Pascoe, Auckland Central Police.
Thanks to everyone who shared our posts on this case.
Tell us how you prefer to get your #GoodnessOfDairy, to be in to win a set of limited edition prints and a consultation with dietitian Dave Shaw to start your year right. T&C’s apply http://bit.ly/AFreshStartwithDairy
Grabbing a cheeky pie when you fill up for the summer road trip - does it get any more Kiwi than that? Nah. I love a pie done well - so naturally, when Z Energy asked me to create another special pie for them, I said HECK YES I WILL! In a few days, all will be revealed...