35 days ago

Are you a fan of fast fashion?

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.

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9 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

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7 hours ago

What would you do with $50 million?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Lotto's $42 million Powerball rolled over on Wednesday night, boosting the prize to $50m on Saturday - potentially the biggest ever.

To read more, click here.

What would you do with $50 million?

4 hours ago

IRONMAN 2020 new route

Steph Rangi Reporter from Taupō Times

Following on from the IRONMAN 70.3 last year, next weekend's mega triathlon will take a different route from previous years.

- Have you been made aware of road closures for next Saturday?
- How will these road closures affect your day?
- What do you think of the new route? Does it suit you better than the original one?

*Type NFP if you do not wish for your comments to be published.

Road closures include:
* Rifle Range Road 5:30am - 3:00pm
* Miro Street 7:00am - 6:30pm
* Taharepa Road 7:00am - 6:30pm
* Tongariro Street 2:00am Saturday - 2:30am Sunday

Other road closures include Crown Road and Kiddle Drive presumably 7:00am - 6:30pm.