41 days ago

Put your own stamp on gift-giving

The Team from Resene ColorShop Te Rapa

Remember potato printing? Turns out it’s not just for the kids. We love this printing idea, creating a geometric pattern using the humble potato and Resene testpots.

We’ve printed ours onto linen to wrap around pot plants, a simple yet thoughtful gift that friends and family will love.

Make the most of this weekend with this easy step by step project idea from Resene.

Find out how to create this quick and easy project yourself

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16 hours ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?

1 day ago

Councillor's faux park in disability spot

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hamilton City councillor Siggi Henry has come under fire for parking badly in a disabled parking spot at Hamilton Gardens.
Henry has since apologised and said she had "no excuse".
She hates being late and had been rushing to a citizenship ceremony, she said.
Henry is standing again in this council election, in the west ward.
Read more here.

8 hours ago

Waikato Excellence Awards 2019

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

A group of 18 remarkable young Kiwis, mentors, and volunteers were last night celebrated for their resilience, self-belief and contribution to society at the annual Graeme Dingle Foundation Waikato’s Excellence Awards, held at Waikato University.

The evening showcased the efforts of more than 3,000 students, their mentors, leaders and volunteers across the region who have been involved in their various youth development programmes including Kiwi Can, Stars and Career Navigator over the previous 12 months.

Find out more in the link below.