502 days ago

Which 'summer' are you having?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.

Our skies have been coloured by smoke blown over from the Australian bushfires, meanwhile Wellingtonians are just stoked if they get to see the sun.

How has your summer been?

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1 hour ago

Go behind-the-scenes in Stuff's newsroom

Angela Quigan Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Ever wondered why we cover the stories that we do? Or what our policy is on swear words on Stuff? What about why the homepage greets you with 'Kia ora, Aotearoa!' and not 'Hello, New Zealand!' ?

The Backstory is an occasional email newsletter giving you behind-the-scenes insight into stories and newsroom decisions, from Stuff Editor Patrick Crewdson. It's sent every one to two weeks and it's free!

Sign up here.

If there's an element of Stuff's operations you'd like the inside scoop on, email Patrick with suggestions here.

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1 hour ago

Should CBD oil be more widely prescribed by GPs?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Steve Taylor went to a number of GPs to be prescribed CBD oil for his epileptic seizures but no doctors would help. He turned to a Green Fairy for the natural elixir, where he didn't need a script and paid a fraction of the over-the-counter price. Do you think CBD oil should be easier to get hold of through GPs?

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1 day ago

A special offer for Neighbourly members!

The Team from HelloFresh

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