119 days ago

Will a Waikato town be the first in NZ to go plastic free?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi Waikato,

Did you know Ngatea could become New Zealand's first plastic bag-free town? Ngatea Boomerang Bags founding member Judy Jamieson would like to see the town plastic bag-free before Christmas. Are you still using plastic bags? What's your community's stance on them? Let us know in the replies! To read more, click here. (Please add "NFP/not for print" if you do not want your images/comments used on Stuff).

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21 hours ago

Have you been opening OXO cubes the wrong way?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Have you heard this trick before? A handy hack on how to open OXO cubes is causing a stir online, as it seems many of us have been doing it all wrong.

Forget crumbling up the cube after opening the silver foil packaging - it seems that packaging was actually designed to be flattened. To read more click here.

Simply open up the flaps on the side, flatten them out and then crumble the cube inside the package, turning it into a powder that's a heck of a lot easier to add to your dish.

Did you know this handy trick? Have you been opening the cubes the wrong way your whole life like the rest of us? Will this make cooking for your family a little easier? Share your thoughts in the replies below!

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