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Red Meat More Popular Than Ever

Red Meat More Popular Than Ever

A recent survey has found New Zealanders are eating beef and lamb more often than ever.

The study by Massey University students, commissioned by Beef + Lamb New Zealand, surveyed 400 household shoppers on their red meat eating habits.

Petitions Seek Support For Removing GST On Food

Petitions Seek Support For Removing GST On Food

A petition has been started to urge the Government to remove GST from food and make the tax system fairer.

Tax Justice campaigner Vaughan Gunson said his group's No GST on Food Facebook page had 3000 supporters.

Clearview Estate Rose Voted Best At Charity Unveiling

Clearview Estate Rose Voted Best At Charity Unveiling

Clearview Estate has released the 2010 vintage of its coveted Black Reef Blush. The rosé style wine was officially launched at the HOT PINK Charity event at the HB Opera House last Friday by owners Helma van den Berg & Tim Turvey helped by Lisa Clarke and Kelly Smith.

GST Food Prices

GST Food Prices

Grey Power is very concerned that food prices have been increasing at an alarming rate during the past few weeks and these prices will again be increased on October 1 with the 2.5% increase of GST.

Mixed, But Predictable, Response To Labour's GST Policy

Mixed, But Predictable, Response To Labour's GST Policy

The formal announcement of Labour's much expected election policy of removing GST on fresh fruit and vegetables has been welcomed as relief for low income families, but opponents say it will make the tax system too complicated.

Labour Will Remove GST On Fresh Fruit And Vege

Labour Will Remove GST On Fresh Fruit And Vege

By Kate Chapman of NZPA

Wellington, Sept 27 NZPA - Removing GST from fresh fruit and vegetables is the first of Labour's election policies aimed at reducing the cost of living for low income families, leader Phil Goff says.

Concern About Vitamin D In Children Prompts Survey

Concern About Vitamin D In Children Prompts Survey

Wellington, Sept 27 NZPA - Many New Zealanders may be blocking out the health benefits of sunshine and becoming vitamin D deficient, researchers say.

Concern About Vitamin D In Children Prompts Survey

Concern About Vitamin D In Children Prompts Survey

New Zealanders may yearn for sun after a rough winter, but when it finally arrives will too many of us be blocking out its health-giving effects?

This is a question Massey nutritionists are asking in light of concern at growing evidence of vitamin D deficiency in New Zealand.

Slow Cooked Food Promotion At Hyatt Regency Auckland

Slow Cooked Food Promotion At Hyatt Regency Auckland

Using traditional slow cooking methods from across the globe, Executive Chef Nitin Kumar will take you on a culinary journey.

Prolonged cooking periods and precise technique intensify and enhance aromas, resulting in a dish that is complex but delicate in flavours.

Being "White" A Key Determinant Of Good Health

Being "White" A Key Determinant Of Good Health

The Public Health Association conference has been told that ethnicity is a powerful predictor of a person's health, because of a racist "system of structuring opportunity and assigning value based on the social interpretation of how one looks (which is what we call "race").