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Waikato Art Auction Offers Rare Paintings

Friday, 6 September 2013, 11:56 am | The Village Press

HAMILTON, Friday 6th September 2013: A pair of rare paintings by one of New Zealand’s earliest architects; Samuel Coleridge Farr, are about to go on sale in Hamilton. There has only been one known previous public sale of a painting by Farr. More >>

Tarnished Frocks and Divas tickets selling out

Monday, 22 July 2013, 12:54 pm | The Village Press

The popularity of past Tarnished Frocks and Divas shows has encouraged the trustees to take a gamble on moving this year’s show to a larger venue, increasing tickets from 2,300 to 5,000 over five performances. More >>

Top Chefs Set To Serve Up Inspirational Treats

Thursday, 20 December 2012, 11:54 am | The Village Press

TAURANGA, Thursday 20th December 2012: Thousands of foodies are expected to descend on the small Bay of Plenty town next month for the Katikati Avocado Food and Wine Festival, featuring celebrity Masterchef , Nadia Lim. Over 1000 avocados were consumed ... More >>

Ultra-Fast Broadband More Affordable for Tauranga Homes

Wednesday, 3 October 2012, 7:27 pm | The Village Press

EOL, the Bay’s local award-winning internet service provider (ISP), is making ultra-fast broadband easier and more affordable for Tauranga residents as the roll-out of the service gains momentum in the area. More >>

Sacred Waka to Undertake 10,000 Nautical Miles

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 11:34 am | The Village Press

ROTORUA, Thursday 17 May 2012: A group of intrepid New Zealanders will soon undertake a perilous journey across the Pacific Ocean in traditional waka hourua (double-hulled sailing canoes), using only the stars, moon, sun, ocean currents, birds and marine ... More >>

Major Plans Drawn Up for Bay’s Food Industry

Thursday, 13 May 2010, 9:14 am | The Village Press

Local food industry leaders want to set up a new research and tertiary education facility – plus a new business incubator – to help their sector flourish over the next decade.  They also want to target more Asian consumers. More >>

Brighten someone’s day with a hand-made card

Friday, 3 October 2008, 10:33 am | The Village Press

*Auckland**, Friday 3 October, 2008: – *World Card Making Day (WCMD) is held on the first Saturday of October (October 4^th this year) and to celebrate Stampin’Up! New Zealand is holding workshops nationwide encouraging Kiwis to brighten someone’s ... More >>

Response to Guardian’s criticism of UK exports

Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 5:13 pm | The Village Press

Wayne Startup, director of Hawke’s Bay-based extra virgin olive-oil producer The Village Press, says criticism in The Guardian of his product which is exported to top-of-the-range markets in the UK is illogical and unfair. More >>

Major Olive Oil Company Scores UK Marketing Coup

Thursday, 16 March 2006, 1:20 pm | The Village Press

New Zealand’s largest producer and processor of extra virgin olive oil, The Village Press of Hawke’s Bay, has finalised a deal to supply its oil to major UK supermarket chain Tesco, a deal which marks a significant breakthrough into the UK’s £48m (NZ$129m) ... More >>

Regional Flavours of Olive Oil Recognised

Wednesday, 7 July 2004, 8:50 am | The Village Press

Extra virgin olive oils from different parts of New Zealand have developed their own regional flavours, making them as distinctive as regional wines, says leading Hawke's Bay olive oil producer The Village Press. More >>