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Diary Note - Just Cook this School Holidays

What: Just Cook Challenge When: July School Holidays Where: Homes across New Zealand Who: Anyone aged 10-18 with a kitchen at home The school holiday challenge anyone can do at home is back for its 7th year and it’s better than ever with epic prizes up for grabs. Just Cook Challenge is simple to do – make a meal, take a photo of it and enter it online at justcook.co.nz/challenge. With $2,000 in ... more

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Simple seasonal soups for winter

Nothing beats a bowl of warm homemade soup to bring comfort during the cooler weather. Winter offers a great choice of vegetables that can be easily turned into nutritious, filling and flavour-packed soups. In New Zealand we are lucky to have access to a great selection of fresh, affordable vegetables. Ask family and friends to share their favourite winter soup recipes for you. Double the quantity when you’re making a soup and you can keep the extra portions in the fridge ... more

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Dole invests in Motutapu island which is now re-opening following storm damage

New Zealand’s ‘secret’ island dedicated to conservation overcomes weather damage with support from new investor Dole Motutapu Island has suffered significant damage to its conservation projects following recent storms. Planting programme is in the process of re-opening thanks to support of Motutapu Restoration Trust (MRT) volunteers, the Department of Conservation(DOC) and new sponsor Dole. Tucked away behind Auckland landmark Rangitoto, 1509 hectare Motutapu is ... more

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Seasonal fruit packed with natural goodness

Eating fresh fruit is a natural, easy way to boost wellness during winter, says 5+ A Day. Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly will help to ward off sniffles and sneezes during the coldest months. Seasonal fruit, such as mandarins, oranges and lemons, taste great as well as being good sources of vitamins and minerals to help the immune system do its job well. Here are some quick tips on how seasonal produce can aid in boosting immunity, while adding a burst of ... more

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Most Trusted Brands, 2017, revealed

The love affair between New Zealanders and Whittaker’s is both sweet and enduring. The results of the Reader’s Digest annual Most Trusted Brands survey are out, and for the sixth consecutive year, Whittaker’s has been voted Most Trusted Brand of all brands surveyed. The family business, which has been making high-quality chocolate for more than 120 years, was also voted Most Iconic Brand, and won the confectionery category accolade too. As one Wellingtonian male said ... more

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Four out of five Kiwi Mums can't imagine life without coffee

Nearly a quarter drink more than four cups a day More than four in five Kiwi mums say they can’t imagine life without coffee, a Mother’s Day survey by The Coffee Club has revealed. The results also show that almost half (41%) of mums drink more coffee now than they did five years ago. Nearly a quarter (23%) drink more than four cups of coffee a day. The survey of more than 500 mums on Facebook found that the flat white is the coffee of choice (32%), with lattes (21%) and ... more

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Scratch for Cash, Coffee and Muffins

$10,000 and thousands of free coffees and muffins are waiting for you If you’re dropping into Muffin Break for a deliciously fresh barista made coffee, making sure you’ve paired it with one of their vast choices of freshly baked muffins (we’re partial to a delicious Duffin ...) your cheeky muffin break stop could prove lucrative with a chance to win $10,000, or one of thousands of free coffees and muffins. ‘Scratch for Cash!’ launches at Muffin Break ... more

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Sustainable New Zealand seafood promoted in Australia - Sustainable Seafood Day

Photo: Sustainably-caught New Zealand orange roughy Australians are being told to choose New Zealand seafood on Sustainable Seafood Day, which will be celebrated today, 31 March, throughout Australia. This is because over 50% of New Zealand’s wild catch is now certified as sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council. Sustainable Seafood Day is an annual initiative by the global certification standard for sustainable seafood, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). It brings ... more

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Marlborough kicks off International Sauvignon Blanc Day celebrations

Marlborough, the region responsible for putting Sauvignon Blanc on the map will be the first globally to kick celebrations off for International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Friday 5th May. International Sauvignon Blanc Day celebrations will begin in the heart of New Zealand’s wine country with ’16 Days of Sauvignon’, a full 16 days of mini events and activities to celebrate the drop that Marlborough is known for in the lead up to the final celebrations on the 5th of May, 2017. ... more

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Pedigree launches new initiative to help match Rescue Dogs with empty nest demographic

A new charitable initiative has launched to help rehome some of the thousands of dogs from around New Zealand rescued annually from abuse and neglect. The campaign will bring together pet charities in a bid to have empty nesters ‘replace’ their children with rescue dogs. Cormac van den Hoofdakker, spokesperson for the Pedigree Adoption Drive Charitable Trust, says the campaign will target the parents of adult children or those suffering from what is known as Empty Nest ... more

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