Whangarei’s immensely popular Fritter Festival - planned for March 28 -has been cancelled because of concerns about coronavirus. The organisers are disappointed but believed the event would not have been allowed to go ahead, while headline acts Katchafire (pictured) and ManaLion would have been in self-isolation on the date.
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Most of us like to think we're doing what we can to lessen our impact on the environment, but how green is your weekly shop?
Beyond the eco-swaps you’ve probably already made, here are some of the least eco-friendly grocery store items to steer clear of next time you're loading up your trolley, with minimal disruption to your routine.