132 days ago

Poll: The big burger debate

Julie Kaio Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hey neighbours,
Our non-meat-eating readers can rejoice, Air New Zealand is now offering the meat-free Impossible Burger to its business class flights from LA to Auckland.
But what does this mean for New Zealand farmers who contribute to New Zealand's main industry?
Some kiwis think the airline should be promoting our homegrown lamb and beef instead.
In a tweet, National MP Nathan Guy wrote, "Disappointing to see Air NZ promoting a GE substitute meat burger on its flights to the USA. We produce the most delicious steaks & lamb on the planet - GMO & hormone free. The national carrier should be pushing our premium products and helping sell NZ to the world."
What do you think?
Have you tried the Impossible Burger, and if so how does it compare to the real deal?
Let us know in the comments below, or vote in the poll.
Please put NFP if you don't want your comment printed.
READ MORE: www.stuff.co.nz...

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The big burger debate
  • 31.5% Ew, looks gross!
    31.5% Complete
  • 33.7% Yummo, can't wait to try it
    33.7% Complete
  • 34.8% What's wrong with the real deal? A real meat pattie?
    34.8% Complete
89 votes
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27 minutes ago

Hamilton Fringe Festival 2018

Dirk from Saint Andrews

Greetings Hamilton!
The 2018 version of the Hamilton Fringe Festival is about to start in the next 10 days! The festival kicks off on Saturday the 1st of December at Garden Place where we will have heaps of free and family-friendly events and activities plus some cool music and food-trucks and stuff that everyone can enjoy!

Check out the attached images for some more information on the free and family-friendly events. Also head on over to our website and social media pages for information on all the awesome things that will be happening throughout the week 1-8 December!

Website: hamiltonfringe.co.nz...

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1 day ago

Lock-outs, blockades as bus driver pay dispute escalates

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Did anyone try catching a bus today?
A pay dispute between Waikato bus drivers and Go Bus has escalated after 20 months of negotiations.
Buses were running on a Saturday schedule during Monday's protests.
The situation escalated when First Union members announced the wouldn't take fares on Waikato urban routes on Monday.
Go Bus said it would lock out workers and operate reduced services.
Drivers then blocked buses at the Transport Centre and Higgins Rd depot. They've said protests will continue as long as workers are locked out.
Read more here.

1 day ago

Pre Christmas Plant sale.

Linda from Frankton

Hi Neighbors.
I am having a Plant sale on the 2nd December,2018. Everything from succulents,cacti, indoor and outdoor plants. Very healthy and hardy plants. Starts at 9am. Hope to see you there.