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What we really want for Christmas - CFFC

When you head out to do your Christmas shopping you may want to pause and consider that gifts come a poor seventh place in a list of what New Zealanders most look forward to this season.

Only 10 days left to write to Santa with NZ Post

Write to Santa with NZ Post: 10 days left Children throughout Aotearoa have the opportunity to Write to Santa with NZ Post until 6pm on Monday 23 December.

The Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth prepares for 2020

Planning is underway, note your calendar now for Sunday 29 March 2020 to be part of the Web Genius Kapiti Run for Youth (KR4Y) to raise funds and fitness for Kapiti’s youth while having great fun strolling or running along the beautiful Kapiti coastline.

New Zealanders choosing a turkey free table this Christmas - survey

The Christmas table is looking healthier this year as nearly a quarter of Kiwis say that they plan to reduce their meat consumption this Christmas.

Three coffees a day for nearly a quarter of Kiwis - research

Research released today, looking at the coffee-drinking habits of New Zealanders, has revealed just how much Kiwis crave their coffee. More than 70% of us are drinking at least one coffee a day with 24% consuming three or more cups daily.

'They are us' voted New Zealand's quote of 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s unifying phrase "They are us", uttered several times in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, has taken out the 2019 Massey University Quote of the Year.

Sunflower success for tiny tots

A passion for gardening has taken root in almost 250 kindergartens nationwide thanks to seeds sown by the Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project.

Kiwis heading off but not switching off during summer break - research

New research from New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) has revealed getting away from it all over the summer doesn’t mean switching off.

Dutch Ambassador trades four wheels for two, cycles to work each day

The Dutch Ambassador to New Zealand Mira Woldberg is walking the sustainable talk by swapping her embassy car for an e-bike and cycling to work from Wadestown each day.

NPDC’s TSB Festival of Lights sets record for new displays

More than 50 live acts, 24 Summer Scene kids’ events, 14 new light features, eight activities for Summer Seniors, four bands for the Powerco Lights Up the Night New Year’s Eve celebration and one Woofstock party for pooches - this season’s TSB Festival of Lights is a record breaker!