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48 days ago

Problems with Countdown Delivery Service

Tim from Hataitai

Has anyone else had issues with getting their online grocery orders delivered?  I've used this service for four years, and none of the previous drivers have had any complaints about taking my order up the public stairwell to my apartment - as of two months ago, the current driver refuses to carry my order up the stairs to my unit.

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3 hours ago

Poll: Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The Government has thrown $124 million at reducing the country’s growing waste pile, but not everyone agrees that’s enough.

Local Government NZ says the funding should be matched with a “strategic waste plan”, with the goal for New Zealand to be able to process its own waste onshore.

In the last decade, the amount of waste at council landfills has increased by 48 per cent.

To read more, click here.

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Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?
  • 13.3% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere
    13.3% Complete
  • 86.7% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus
    86.7% Complete
173 votes
1 day ago

Humanely dealing with pests this winter.

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

Have you ever had a pest problem? I used to have a pet rat. They are smart, affectionate, clever little things. I'd never want to cause one unnecessary pain or suffering, which is why we've chosen to manage pests in our home with traps. It's not ideal, but it's better - and safer - than poison. I've done a little research on humane, effective vermin control during the wet months, when they like to come in from the cold. Take a look:

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16 minutes ago

What's On: Gotta Dance

Sonia from Otaki District

Award-winning performance troupes and soloists from Kāpiti’s favourite dance training school Judith Fuge Dance School will dance their way into competition season. This show will help fund upcoming dance festivals.
Gotta Dance
  • Coastlands Theatre, Te Raukura ki Kāpiti