NZ@Noon: Marmalade gold for Wairarapa company

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Sally Duckworth (left) and Alisdair Ross, of Whareama, are the founders of Marmalada.
Sally Duckworth (left) and Alisdair Ross, of Whareama, are the founders of Marmalada.

A Wairarapa marmalade company has won two gold medals at the World's Original Marmalade Festival in Britain, and a YouTube blogger gives Napier a bad name. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

A marmalade company from Wairarapa has won seven medals -- including two golds -- at the World's Original Marmalade Festival in Cumbria, Britain.

A YouTube post by a popular beauty blogger has been labelled as a bad advertisement for Napier by a local MP.

After their famous world tour in the 1960s, Kiwi adventurers Beth and Ivan Hodge are in Rotorua on their fifth stop of their VW Beetle's final expedition, before they retire it to Auckland's Motat.

Four young Northland woman are among the 11 recipients of Auckland University of Technology's (AUT) Woolf Fisher Trust First-In-Family Scholarships.

Traffic light entrepreneurs could be on their way out if Whanganui votes to subject windscreen washers to new bylaws.

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