79 days ago

Pregnant driver forced off road

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Hi neighbours,

How's this for bad driving - Nickoll Joubert, who is 28-weeks pregnant with twin boys, was taking her normal driving route from Matamata to Walton when she was forced to take evasive action.

An oncoming driver's poorly-timed overtaking maneuver left her with no option but to pull over and avoid a crash.

Now she's urging people to stay cool behind the wheel.

Have you witnessed a shocker on the roads recently?

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Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Many of us grew up flocking to Glassons, Hallenstein's, Cotton On and Just Jeans for our hardy perennials - jeans, t-shirts, summer dresses - and some of us still do.

But we're increasingly becoming aware that buying a $20 t-shirt that won't last the distance isn't that great for the environment.

While some of us are pledging to only buy second hand or to invest in statement pieces - more expensive items that will last a long time- not all of us have that luxury.

We're wanting to speak to someone who isn't giving up their fast fashion any time soon, whether it's for economic or style reasons, personal choice or indifference to the environment. Maybe you're a student who likes the choice chain store fashion brings, or perhaps you're a parent whose children are growing too fast to risk splashing out on expensive clothing.

If this sounds like you, please email kelly.dennett@stuff.co.nz.