20 days ago

Humanely dealing with pests this winter.

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Have you ever had a pest problem? I used to have a pet rat. They are smart, affectionate, clever little things. I'd never want to cause one unnecessary pain or suffering, which is why we've chosen to manage pests in our home with traps. It's not ideal, but it's better - and safer - than poison. I've done a little research on humane, effective vermin control during the wet months, when they like to come in from the cold. Take a look:

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1 day ago

It is time to end secrecy in council decision-making

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council's Emergency Budget emerged into daylight after 50 hours of deliberation in confidential workshops. Should that much of the discussion be held in secret? Read the story below:

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18 minutes ago

Māori Potatoes Now Instore

Kings Plant Barn Forrest Hill

Plant Māori potato (or taewa) now and you’ll be feasting on them in time for the summer festive season.

We have six varieties available, including Kowiniwini which are great for boiling, and Whataroa which are perfect for oven roasting – yum.

Find these and other varieties instore and online now: www.kings.co.nz...

Hurry numbers are limited!

#gardenbounty #homegrowngoodness #freshfromthegarden

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4 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.