172 days ago

Watch: Is this the coolest thing to do in NZ?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

What do you get when you combine go-carts with the luge, and race down the side of a ski mountain? It's called mountain carting; and it's easily the most fun Brook Sabin has ever had.

This cool ride is at Cardrona - the South Island ski resort. Although most Kiwis head there during the winter ski season, in the warmer months it's a summer playground. Click here to read all about it. Have you given this a go?

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3 hours ago

Poll: Do you ever eat food past its best before date?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

In the US last year, Mom's Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yoghurt months after its expiration date. And then tortillas a year past their expiration date.

"I mean, I ate heavy cream I think 10 weeks past date," says Nash, "and then meat sometimes a good month past its date. It didn't smell bad. Rinse it off, good to go."

It was all part of his year-long experiment to test the limits on food that had passed its expiration date.

To read more here

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Do you ever eat food past its best before date?
  • 40.8% Yes, often.
    40.8% Complete
  • 11% No, never.
    11% Complete
  • 48.2% Sometimes.
    48.2% Complete
390 votes
5 hours ago

Paris’ Story: From wagging school to succeeding in life

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Across Aotearoa we have amazing tamariki and rangatahi who come through our programmes and experience inspiring transformation journeys.

Paris from the Bay of Plenty recently caught up with Sun Live to discuss her journey and the positive impact that Project K has had on her life.

Kei runga noa atu koe Paris! Thank you for inspiring us and leading the way for other rangatahi across the country!

Learn more about Paris' story here: bit.ly...

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6 hours ago

Poll: Would you expect your parents to help you into your first home?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Almost a quarter of young people say the older generations should help first-home buyers into the property market, a new survey shows.

Westpac NZ polled 1000 people about their opinion on parents assisting their children into their first homes.

It found widespread acceptance of the idea: More than half the parents said they would loan money interest-free and only 38 per cent would expect it to be paid back.

To read more, click here

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Would you expect your parents to help you into your first home?
  • 6.3% Yes
    6.3% Complete
  • 39.1% No
    39.1% Complete
  • 54.6% I'd be grateful but I don't expect it
    54.6% Complete
522 votes