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26 days ago

What's On: Peta Mathias

Iris from Kerikeri District

Respected NZ chef, gourmet traveller and author. From her latest book ‘Eat Your Heart Out’, Peta will share some dark and delicious stories of love from around the world.
Peta Mathias
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1 hour ago

What do you think of renting out an illegally converted shed?

Denise Piper Reporter from The Bay Chronicle

LJ Hooker Kerikeri must pay a tenant $3800 for renting out an illegally converted shed in rural Kerikeri. What do you think of the practice? Have you ever encountered anything like this?

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3 days ago

Happy 25th birthday to Donald the duck!

Caroline Williams Reporter from Northern News

Birthday celebrations are in order, as a Northland duck - aptly named Donald - turned 25 years old on Saturday. Donald's owner, Shane O'Leary, believes Donald could be the oldest duck in the world.
Pekin and Indian runner crossbreed Donald was rescued as a ducking from a flood on December 7, 1994, in Hukerenui. A duck's average life expectancy ranges from five to 12 years, however Donald is showing no signs of slowing down. His favourite activities are swimming and diving in his pond.
How old has your oldest pet lived to be? Let us know in the comments.

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1 day ago

Poll: Do you have a New Year’s resolution?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Another year has nearly passed, and with every new one comes the chance to make new resolutions (or repeat your old ones). Whether it’s starting and sticking by a new fitness plan, saving to travel, or learning a new skill, do you have a New Year’s resolution? How good are you at sticking by it? Vote in the poll below.

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Do you have a New Year’s resolution?
  • 6.3% Yes - I’m excited to implement it
    6.3% Complete
  • 32.8% No - I never stick by them
    32.8% Complete
  • 21.5% I haven’t thought about it yet
    21.5% Complete
  • 39.4% I make goals throughout the year
    39.4% Complete
637 votes