September 12, 2023

The next Government’s environment agenda: We created a one-stop shop to compare parties’ plans

The next Government’s environment agenda: We created a one-stop shop to compare parties’ plans

The climate election survey brings together five parties’ policies in a quick-compare table, and more detailed breakdowns, to show you how your vote could influence environmental action. Many Stuff readers love nature yet worry about the planet, and know their vote matters. But busy lives leave little time to go digging through all the political […]

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Government pulls plug on funding for Auckland-based rangatahi mental health programme

Government pulls plug on funding for Auckland-based rangatahi mental health programme

The Kindness Institute has supported thousands of rangatahi in the 10 years it’s been in operation but is now seeking urgent support as the Government has unexpectedly pulled its funding. Atawhai, a kaupapa Māori and tikanga-driven resilience and mental health programme based on Te Whare Tapa Whā, is one of the programmes the organisation runs.

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Climate policy detail: Lake Onslow power station and alternative

Climate policy detail: Lake Onslow power station and alternative

Kathryn George/Stuff The cyclone could cut either way for the mooted Lake Onslow power scheme. For Stuff’s climate election survey, we asked parties about low-carbon solutions when the hydro lakes run low. You can find a quick-compare table, summarising parties’ environmental policies, here. The weather presents the biggest barrier to getting 100% renewable power. Hydro

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Flexible classrooms feature in Bohally Intermediate School plans

Flexible classrooms feature in Bohally Intermediate School plans

Supplied Designs for the new intermediate school at College Park in Blenheim, from Redwood St looking west. The circular courtyard is an atea pōhiri gathering space, leading to the school’s Noninga Kumu – the contemporary Māori heart of the campus. Concept designs for Blenheim’s new intermediate school have come off the drawing board this week.

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Dinner Sorted: Five meals that start with a tin of beans or chickpeas

Dinner Sorted: Five meals that start with a tin of beans or chickpeas

They may not be the most exciting of foods, but tinned pulses are among the great workhorses of healthy, low-cost family meals and there should always be room for them in your pantry. Full of fibre, protein and a number of essential minerals, they’re incredibly versatile, fast to prepare and several varieties can usually be

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NRL: Shaun Johnson named in Warriors side with tickets for home semifinal sold out in minutes

NRL: Shaun Johnson named in Warriors side with tickets for home semifinal sold out in minutes

NRL finals, week two: Warriors v Knights. Where: MT Smart Stadium, Auckland. When: Saturday, 6.05pm (NZT). Coverage: Live on Sky Sport 4, live updates on Stuff Warriors seats were the hottest commodity in town this week and general release tickets were snapped up in minutes on Tuesday. The Warriors put up the ‘house full’ sign

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Past Lives is a gentle and beautiful film about what might have been | Riotact

Past Lives is a gentle and beautiful film about what might have been | Riotact

Past Lives is a gentle film with universal themes of what might have been. Photo: Supplied. There’s a Korean word, In-yeon, which has its roots in Buddhism and refers to providence or fate or reincarnation. If two people are married, it is said they have 8000 layers of In-yeon between them over past, present and

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NT government reach settlement with Children’s Commissioner

NT government reach settlement with Children’s Commissioner

The Northern Territory government has arrived at a confidential settlement with Children’s Commissioner Colleen Gwynne. Ms Gwynne will resign from her role after being acquitted six months ago from a charge of allegedly abusing her office by attempting to secure a job for her friend Laura Dewson as assistant commissioner. The acquittal has come after

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