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Five Ways with Strawberries Through Spring and Summer

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 14:11:05 +1300 | 5 Plus A Day

AUCKLAND, Wednesday 16th October 2019: The taste of summer is finally here with plump New Zealand-grown strawberries now on sale and plenty of ways to enjoy eating them throughout the day.More >>

Earth Beat Festival – a platform to inspire and transform

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:05:33 +1300 | Earthbeat Festival

Boutique lifestyle festival Earth Beat, returns for its second year to stunning Atiu Creek Regional Park, Kaipara, on 20-22 March 2020. Less than 90 minutes from downtown Auckland, Earth Beat invites festival goers to a multi-genre mix of local and international ...More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society urges NZers to consider vegetarianism

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:08:09 +1300 | NZ Vegetarian Society

NZ Vegetarian Society spokesperson Philip McKibbin is encouraging New Zealanders to consider the impact that vegetarianism can have on their world. October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to learn about plant-based diets. Adopting ...More >>

Smoking is Becoming A Dying Habit in Aotearoa

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 08:35:06 +1300 | Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora is quietly celebrating the release of Census 2018 figures which shows a drop in the proportion of regular smokers aged 15 years and over decreasing to 13.2 per cent, compared to the 2013 Census figures of 15.1 per cent.More >>

Rugby World Cup: All Blacks' match against Italy cancelled

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:51:15 +1300 | RNZ

The All Blacks final Rugby World Cup pool match against Italy has been called off due to Super Typhoon Hagibis, World Rugby has confirmed.More >>

GirlGuiding Gets Girls Moving

Wed, 9 Oct 2019 14:26:17 +1300 | GirlGuiding NZ

GirlGuiding NZ has been chosen by Sport New Zealand as one of nine organisations to be funded by the Young Women’s Activation Fund to help get New Zealand girls moving. More >>

Sonny Fatupaito in response to Simon Bridges

Wed, 9 Oct 2019 08:43:25 +1300 | Waikato Mongrel Mob Kingdom

In response to our invitation to the Leader of the Opposition, Simon Bridges to participate in our Mana Whānau Event on Saturday 9 November which he abruptly declined. More >>

Vegetarian Society Says Veganism Gaining Relevance

Tue, 8 Oct 2019 08:43:30 +1300 | NZ Vegetarian Society

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month , and the NZ Vegetarian Society says veganism is becoming increasingly relevant in our ever-changing world. More >>

New research reveals you can’t hurry love

Tue, 8 Oct 2019 08:07:33 +1300 | 2Degrees

You could be forgiven for thinking that the world is hooked on Tinder and the only way to meet a partner is to swipe right or left (if you can even remember which swipe means what). But new research from 2degrees found people are more likely to trust ...More >>

Surge strategy on vaping gives Govt the answers

Mon, 7 Oct 2019 13:37:21 +1300 | Alt New Zealand

“Having international anti-smoking experts like David Sweanor in the country promoting vaping as the best solution to smoking is being well received. I just hope the Government is also listening to the experts calling for regulation that works,” says Jonathan ...More >>

New Zealanders are distracted readers, new research finds

Mon, 7 Oct 2019 10:27:48 +1300 | Read NZ

New Zealanders spend half their waking lives online, are flicking between multiple texts at any given time, and are less likely to engage in long text, a new study shows.More >>

Third of vaping advisory group come from e-cig industry

Thu, 3 Oct 2019 10:22:53 +1300 | RNZ

A health advocacy group says it is a risk to have a third of the government's vaping advisory group made up of representatives of the e-cigarette industry. More >>

SPCA prosecutes man for failing to provide vet care for dog

Wed, 2 Oct 2019 14:00:36 +1300 | SPCA

A man has been prosecuted by SPCA for ill-treating his dog after he failed to provide veterinary treatment when it was suffering from cancerous oral, facial, and nasal lesions.More >>

Heart Health in Men Unaffected by Eating Wagyu Beef - Study

Wed, 2 Oct 2019 13:51:55 +1300 | First Light

The results are in. A study funded in part by First Light, the New Zealand premium meat company producing Wagyu that Forbes recently called “the best beef in the world,” has found that middle-aged men can confidently consume their beef three ...More >>

Playground Upgrades in Timaru and Temuka

Wed, 2 Oct 2019 13:42:35 +1300 | Timaru District Council

Playgrounds in Mulcahy Park and Temuka St Leonard Reserve will soon have new equipment that will cater to a wide range of ages and abilities More >>

Coca-Cola’s Designated Driver programme returns this spring

Tue, 1 Oct 2019 15:02:34 +1300 | Coca Cola

Coca-Cola’s Designated Driver programme returns this spring, to reward those everyday legends who choose to stay sober and ensure their mates have a safe night out. More >>

Wellingtonians make a splash for kids with broken hearts

Tue, 1 Oct 2019 14:09:04 +1300 | Heart Kids

This week more than a dozen teams will take the plunge for Heart Kids, dunking themselves in ice-cold water to raise money for children with congenital heart defects. More >>

Firearm collection events this week in the Waikato

Tue, 1 Oct 2019 13:39:12 +1300 | New Zealand Police

This week and over the weekend there will be three prohibited firearm and part collection events – two in Hamilton and one in Thames. More >>

Firearm collection event this weekend in Trentham

Tue, 1 Oct 2019 13:37:38 +1300 | New Zealand Police

This weekend there will be a prohibited firearm and part collection event on Saturday 5 October at the Trentham Racecourse from 10am-1pm. More >>

Spark stands by RWC coverage after more complaints

Tue, 1 Oct 2019 09:57:32 +1300 | RNZ

Spark Sport is defending its Rugby World Cup, saying all but one of the games it has streamed have been without issue. More >>


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