Here's something to cheer you up on a Thursday. Click on the link to have a look at the winners of the Funniest Wildlife Photos competition. I love this otter, but there are so many great shots - it's worth a giggle :) Reply with your favourite photo.
Tis the season... let's help make other's holidays more merry and bright.
“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?
Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.
Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.
Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
Presents are growing under the Nelson Mail Christmas tree, as people drop in donations for struggling families. The Salvation Army says the gesture leaves some recipients overwhelmed with love.