September 9, 2023

Ethically Kate: I want to buy sustainable fashion, but it’s too expensive – NZ Herald

Ethically Kate: I want to buy sustainable fashion, but it’s too expensive – NZ Herald

Shopping sustainably and ethically requires a change of mindset. Photo / 123rf OPINION Q: I think it’s important to buy ethical and sustainable fashion, but the price points are too high. What are my options? A: I remember the first time I needed a singlet after learning about sustainable fashion. It’s impossible to make a

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10,000 road cones abandoned or stray on Auckland’s roads

10,000 road cones abandoned or stray on Auckland’s roads

Auckland can officially claim the title “city of cones” – with more than 10,000 members of the orange army believed abandoned or placed unofficially, on just 20% of the city’s roads. Council agency Auckland Transport (AT) has just completed a trial round-up of abandoned “traffic management” equipment – mustering a total of 2,613 items from

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Noise and fear of scrap metal blaze keeping community up at night

Noise and fear of scrap metal blaze keeping community up at night

CHRIS SKELTON/Stuff Bromley residents are frustrated and stressed about the Annex Metals dumping piles in the community. Already scarred from last year’s scrapyard fire, Bromley residents in Christchurch are fearing for the worst as piles of metal get larger each day and keeping them up at night. Towering over the fence of the Memorial Park

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Neighbour wins $50k dispute with intermediate school over shady trees

Neighbour wins $50k dispute with intermediate school over shady trees

Peter Meecham/Stuff After a long battle, Heaton Normal Intermediate School backed down from a court case and will remove three oak trees blocking sunlight from a neighbouring property. A Christchurch public school in Merivale has spent thousands of “public purse” dollars on a lengthy and expensive dispute with a neighbour over tall oak trees that

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Australian toddler dies soon after being discharged from hospital

Australian toddler dies soon after being discharged from hospital

Nine Queensland Health is investigating the death of 20-month-old Lola. Queensland Health is investigating the death of an Australian baby girl just hours after she was discharged from Beaudesert Hospital. Logan mother Toni Winchcole presented to the hospital’s emergency department with her 20-month-old daughter Lola about 8pm on August 5, but claimed the toddler was

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Hundreds queue for NZ’s newest fried chicken, NeNe Chicken – is it worth the wait?

Hundreds queue for NZ’s newest fried chicken, NeNe Chicken – is it worth the wait?

Mildred Armah is a National Reporter for Stuff who is a self-proclaimed fried chicken connoisseur. OPINION: Hundreds of fried chicken-loving Kiwis have taken over a central Auckland street eagerly waiting to get their claws on some highly anticipated chicken from Global Korean food chain NeNe Chicken. The name of the restaurant literally translates to ‘Yes!

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New Zealand sprint champion Zoe Hobbs produces best-ever Diamond League finish

New Zealand sprint champion Zoe Hobbs produces best-ever Diamond League finish

Stephen Pond Zoe Hobbs in action during the World Athletics Championships in Budapest last month. Zoe Hobbs produced her best-ever finish at a Diamond League event after sprinting to fourth place in the women’s 100m in Brussels on Saturday (NZT). The New Zealand sprint champion stopped the clock at 11.14 seconds to finish just outside

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The Canberra Bookshelf: crime, trauma and creative thinking for children | Riotact

The Canberra Bookshelf: crime, trauma and creative thinking for children | Riotact

Ripper is the second novel from Shelly Burr. Photo: Supplied. Dyed in the wool crime readers will recognise classic Christie in Shelley Burr’s second novel, Ripper. Here we have the small rural community of Rainier still affected by an historic crime, a triple murder by a serial killer now in jail. There is a large

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