84 days ago

Enter your short story to win

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Are you an aspiring author? Entries for the Sunday Star Times short story awards are now open!

The winning entry will receive a $3000 prize + there’s a $500 prize for students in our secondary school competition.

Full details and the entry form are here.

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6 hours ago

Teaching young children values right from the start

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Cori Maroroa knows first hand just how good the #KiwiCan programme is for kids. After all, Maroroa loved it when she went through it a primary school as a student.

Now she is helping new generations of primary school students benefit from the same programme as one of its senior leaders.

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17 hours ago

Keep safe this summer!

Ministry for Primary Industries

The summer months are the perfect time for entertaining friends and family, and whether it’s a dinner party or BBQ, good food will always be on the menu. But, did you know that half of all food poisoning occurs in the home? Follow the three simple Cs – clean, cook, chill to avoid getting ill this summer. We all want to keep our friends and families safe, so remember these easy steps while cooking.

Check out foodsafety.govt.nz/ccc for handy food safety tips.
Learn more

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1 day ago

Poll: EarthDiverse poll: NZ History

Todd Nachowitz from EarthDiverse

As an organization dedicated to cultural, linguistic, religious and natural diversity, we’re deeply intent on making our multicultural communities feel more at home in Aotearoa New Zealand. So here’s a quick question on the history of migration for you.
Q: When do you think the first Non-Māori Non-European first set foot on Aotearoan shores?

EarthDiverse poll: NZ History
  • 45.5% 1769
    45.5% Complete
  • 27.3% 1802
    27.3% Complete
  • 0% 1840
    0% Complete
  • 18.2% 1867
    18.2% Complete
  • 9.1% 1905
    9.1% Complete
11 votes