Facial hair aficionados from all over the country gathered in Auckland to be judged in the fifth year of the New Zealand beard and moustache competition.
"I grew up in a Samoan family and we were always taught to be a certain way, and of course growing up in New Zealand, which I guess is a very masculine society."
Twelve-year-old Keir Wesley has become calmer and more confident since he joined Lego club.
The companies - including Ticketmaster, Eventfinda, and iTicket, are looking for ways to minimise the damage done by scalper havens like Viagogo.
Robert Nelson was fatally shot early Sunday, with two others, including his girlfriend, seriously injured.
Auckland Council says many short-term rental providers are operating as businesses and ought to be paying commercial rates.