Valentine's Day

Nothing says 'I love you' like bacon

Nothing says 'I love you' like bacon

Bringing home the bacon has taken on a whole new meaning for Valentine's Day tomorrow.

Rush for thousands of red roses once again

Rush for thousands of red roses once again

Black Magic is in demand, as sweethearts prepare to cast spells over loved ones this Valentine's Day.

Hither, thither in the service of love

Hither, thither in the service of love

Flowers, chocolates, teddy bears, balloons, shock and surprise were delivered yesterday. Mike's Couriers owner Mike Williamson (37) said he started Valentine's Day deliveries yesterday at 6.30am.

Romance in the air

Romance in the air

Hundreds of people in the Wakatipu proved romance was not dead yesterday and by sending bouquets of flowers, chocolates, cupcakes and wine to their loved ones through Wild Poppies Flowers, helped raise money for St John.

Valentine's Day at Frankton Kindergarten

Valentine's Day at Frankton Kindergarten

On Valentine's Day at Frankton Kindergarten children put on their best red shirts for the day, had red hearts painted on their faces, made cards and heart-shaped tomato sandwiches and slurped brightly coloured cranberry ice blocks.

Bad luck with Valentine? Pick another saint

Bad luck with Valentine? Pick another saint

Fed up with Valentine's Day? Liz Breslin reckons there are other saints worth celebrating.

Florists and drivers rushing to meet demand

Florists and  drivers rushing to meet demand

Florists and courier drivers throughout Otago are scrambling to meet Valentine's Day demand as thousands of roses and other romantic gifts are exchanged between loved ones.

Mission of love

Mission of love

Bronnie Murphy, of Arrowtown, gets a Valentine's Day visit from ambulance officer Nikki McFadgen as part of an estimated 100 Renaissance Florist deliveries made by St John yesterday.

Library renews blind dates with books

Library renews blind dates with books

Queenstown librarians are playing matchmaker again this Valentine's Day as the library gets set to repeat last year's Blind Date with a Book literary liaisons.

Life imprisonment for Valentine's Day killer

A Wanganui woman who murdered a neighbour she believed was "coming on" to her partner on Valentine's Day last year has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 13½ years.

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