266 days ago

Is this the solution to Auckland's traffic woes?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Is the solution to Auckland's traffic problem in our pockets? Our National Correspondent has been investigating how the movements of your smartphone are being tracked, collected and sold to government agencies. To read more about this, click here.

The location data Google and Spark collect from our smartphones is being studied to try and solve Auckland's biggest transport problems.

For example, some data is being used to help monitor the performance of new state highway infrastructure or upgrades, including measuring travel times through the Waterview Tunnel.

What are your thoughts on this? Were you aware of it? Do you think a solution to your city's roads can be found in the data? Let us know in the replies!
(Please add "NFP/not for print" if you do not want your images/ comments used on Stuff)

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2 hours ago

Poll: Do you ever eat food past its best before date?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

In the US last year, Mom's Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yoghurt months after its expiration date. And then tortillas a year past their expiration date.

"I mean, I ate heavy cream I think 10 weeks past date," says Nash, "and then meat sometimes a good month past its date. It didn't smell bad. Rinse it off, good to go."

It was all part of his year-long experiment to test the limits on food that had passed its expiration date.

To read more click here

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Do you ever eat food past its best before date?
  • 0% Yes, I often disregard the expiry dates
    0% Complete
  • 0% No, never. That's disgusting.
    0% Complete
  • 0% Occasionally. Depends on what it is.
    0% Complete
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1 day ago

How are you at recycling?

Kendall Hutt Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours. Our bad recycling habits have seen 32,300 tonnes of rubbish find its way into recycling bins. This then had to be diverted to landfill, costing us half a million dollars over the last two financial years. How are you at recycling? What rubbish items have you mistakenly thrown in the recycling bin?

stuff.co.nz/environment/113463162/aucklanders-bad-recycling-habits-see-32000-tonnes-of-rubbish-sent-to-landfill-over-two-years

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15 hours ago

Poll: Would you live in an adult dorm?

Melanie Earley Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours, The Coh – short for "co-home" – is a 22-bedroom, three-storey complex overlooking spaghetti junction at the top of Symonds St, aimed at young professionals, each person will have a small private bedroom and share a living space.

Would you live in an adult dorm?

www.stuff.co.nz...

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Would you live in an adult dorm?
  • 13.5% Yes seems like an awesome idea
    13.5% Complete
  • 69.2% No I hate it
    69.2% Complete
  • 17.3% I'm not sure
    17.3% Complete
52 votes