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Life Hacks: Conversation Etiquette

How to exit a conversation without feeling like a jerk! Whether you have to leave early, got the babysitter waiting, got somewhere else to be...

Finalists in 2018 Children’s Book Awards will inspire young Kiwis

A bumper crop of excellent books for young New Zealand readers have today been announced as the 33 finalists in the 2018 New Zealand...

The HEARTBEATS

One of New Zealand’s most celebrated citizens, inventor Sir Ray Avery today announces the launch of HEARTBEATS – an extraordinary campaign to save one...

Lamb at Beehive

MPs and parliamentary officials are enjoying a delicious lamb lunch served at the Beehive to celebrate National Lamb Day today, Thursday 24 May. New Zealand...

How much do you love choc peanut butter?

Wellington artisan peanut butter makers Fix & Fogg regularly get messages from people who confess to eating whole jars of the company's Dark Chocolate...
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World Environment Day June 5th

It's World Environment June 5th 2018. World Environment Day is a UN Environment-led global event, the single largest celebration of our environment each year, which takes...

Countdown turns Pink

Green might be the colour most readily associated with Countdown, but today, you can expect to be greeted by a sea of pink when...

Royal Wedding

Clearly lots of Aucklanders are hosting Royal Wedding parties tomorrow night and featuring cucumber sandwiches, as Countdown Auckland Metro, has this afternoon run out...

Beating the 3pm slump

Pick-me-up tips for avoiding the 3pm lull... ways to remain engaged with the day and put that sleepy feeling to bed!   What is it about...

Countdown reveals how Kiwis are shopping for their Mums this Mother’s...

We love our Mum’s, but it seems panicked dads and disorganised kids are leaving their shopping till the last minute, dashing into a Countdown...