45 days ago

Council makes it easier for Aucklanders to collect rainwater

The Team from Auckland Council

In response to the severe water shortages, we are encouraging Aucklanders to install rainwater tanks at home by scrapping resource consent fees.

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2 hours ago

Bowel Cancer – You’re never too young

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer can strike at any age. Each year about 3,000 New Zealanders are diagnosed with the disease and more than 1,200 will die. That’s as many as breast and prostate cancer combined. But it is treatable – and beatable – if detected early enough. Check your symptoms

9 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.

6 hours ago

♻Eco-hotel has been built from recycled shipping containers♻

Fiona from Henderson

If a luxurious hotel in California can be built from recycled shipping containers, then explain to me why on earth should we be currently experiencing such a severe housing shortage in our country?
This great idea should meet all the needs of the eco warriors out there and the people's need to purchase their first home.
A green roof and solar panels could also be added along with using recycled or environmentally friendly products in the build and design.
I do know that people are building homes out of them, but come on all of councils nationwide, the Government and every person out there ... this idea solves so many problems and all the while building up greenie points with the eco groups out there.