More messages from your neighbours
14 hours ago

"Tis the season to support local"


“Wouldn’t it be great if there was a central directory of locally-made, ethically-produced and upcycled gift ideas?

Well, hold the phone - Makers & Local by Ecomailbox have done exactly this, and it’s EPIC! There’s gifts broken into categories, DIY ideas, an eco advent calendar, social enterprises to support, low-waste gift wrapping inspo, and even gorgeous must-see beaches to explore over summer.

Plus 24 of NZ’s eco bloggers have shared their tips for a Merry Mindful Christmas. From great crafty activities, DIY gifts & acts of kindness to celebrate the festive month of December more mindfully and sustainably.

Read more in the Makers & Local guide now.
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1 day ago

What's On: Gatsby Black Tie Charity Event

Deeana from Bell Block

Presented by Freedom Dance and Pilates - Red Carpet, Tapas, DJ Alexi Kapetaneas, Silent Auction and Raffle Ticket Prizes throughout the evening. All proceeds go to Women’s Refuge. Tickets Online
Gatsby Black Tie Charity Event
  • Millennium Hotel & Resort Manuels Taupo
1 day ago

What foods claim to be healthy but aren't?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Consumer NZ has released its list of the top 10 bad foods that claim to be healthy including sugary cereals and salt-laden noodles. What do you think of the list? What else is bad but claims to be healthy?