48 days ago

"Tis the season to support local"

Ecomailbox

“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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11 days ago

Where's the perfect ice cream scoop in the Nelson region?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Summer is the perfect time for an ice cream on a cone from the local dairy, because it is true that ice cream DOES make you happy. But where you do get the best ice cream scoops? Some places give the perfect serving size while others get stingy on a scoop. Reply with your top pick for ice cream in the Nelson region, and your favourite flavour.

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4 hours ago

Intersection upgrade drives Kohatu motorsport park plan

Cherie Sivignon Reporter from The Nelson Mail

An upgrade of the Motueka Valley Highway-Olivers Rd intersection brings the proposed Kohatu motorsport and adventure park closer to the starting line. Do you think it will be good for the Nelson-Tasman region?

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45 minutes ago