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There's a historic house in North Canterbury that is a fairy-tale come to life. It's a grand estate with 25 magnificent hectares, countless mature trees and a historic woolshed. It evokes such love that more than 100 couples have chosen it as the place to declare "I do". Even the owner says he regularly pinches himself!
So we're almost down to one month to go, yep the joy and trepediation of one month till Christmas Day. And of course for the young it's all about the latest whiz-bang, noisy something-or-other that passes as a toy. Back in the day the old Christmas toy was a whole lot more simple. Here's Michael Holland with a collector who's just written a book on the history of toys and games.
A pregnant Dunedin student that was born female but doesn’t identify as a man or a woman says their baby will call them dad. Scout Barbour-Evans is now 37 weeks pregnant and looking forward to having a baby in time for Christmas.
In Wellington a well known promotor is dangling a big cheque to anyone who can unseat the Mayor at the local body elections next year. Phil Sprey says he'll give $10,000 bucks to anyone who tries to oust Justin Lester from the top job. We sent Arrun Soma to try and find someone willing to give it a go.
What did they stuff in the Christmas stocking back in the good old days? We show you an extraordinary Kiwi toy collection.
A well-known Wellingtonian is offering $10,000 to anyone who can kick the capital’s mayor off his perch. We went to see if anyone will take up the offer.
Whether you're a mum or a dad, there are few things in life more exciting than waiting for the impending birth of your child. The same is true for first-time parent Scout Barbour-Evans, the only difference being that the baby they’re carrying will call them Papa. We sent Seven Sharp's resident pregnant reporter to hear all about Scout's remarkable journey to parenthood.
Time to take a stroll to one of our less represented little corners of the country for this week's Stay with Us. The plan, we give one small New Zealand town six hours to seduce our reporter Lucas de Jong with the best they have to offer. This week, he dove deep into the sexy southern seaside settlement of Riverton.
Hard to believe but it's 30 years since the first Buy New Zealand Made campaign hit our screens. A lot's changed for our manufacturers over the years including the globalisation that's come with online shopping. So how's Buy New Zealand Made getting along?
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