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Dummies Guide To What Can Go In Big Recycle Bins

Dummies Guide To What Can Go In Big Recycle Bins

“It’s rubbish day in our neighbourhood and as Cityhop in my car share car around the streets I reckon 1 in 3 recycling blue bins will end up contaminating the truck,” says recycling obsessor, Victoria Carter founder of eco-friendly car share company cityhop.

10 Last Minute Sustainable And Cheap Gifts For Christmas

10 Last Minute Sustainable And Cheap Gifts For Christmas

Don't despair, here are 10 ideas for all you last minute shoppers to show you to do care and you have been thinking – thinking about doing your bit for the Planet.

Travel Tips For Summer 2009

Travel Tips For Summer 2009

The holiday season has kicked off and though many New Zealanders stay at home to enjoy the warm weather and festivities with their families – many don’t.  

Surviving a Lonely Christmas

Surviving a Lonely Christmas

I hadn't thought about Christmas at all until I ran into a friend of mine in town. Quivering with excitement she pointed to the parched green pine tree strapped to the roof of her dusty jeep. She was joyful AND triumphant.

Toxic Christmas

Toxic Christmas

Whether it's Cheap’n’Nasty for $9.95 or Giorgio Armani for $99.95 – most perfumes are poison in a bottle and definitely not suitable as a Christmas presi for anyone you love... Watching all those perfume ads on television, the following quote might serve as a timely warning:

Leaving Your Child With A Babysitter

Leaving Your Child With A Babysitter

“The first time we leave our children with a baby sitter, is a biggie. There’s some simple ways to make it easy for you and her, advises Valerie Davies, well known writer on family affairs in a recent  Kidicorp, Bright Start magazine. 

Avoid Christmas Tantrums

Avoid Christmas Tantrums

Excitement, lots of people, late bed-times, lots of rich food, lots of sweeties and treats, lots of presents… Christmas is often a recipe for toddlers and others to push themselves beyond their limits, and then everything turns to custard, with tears and tantrums.

5 Gifts For Greenies You Know

5 Gifts For Greenies You Know

Getting the perfect gift for your friends and family at Christmas requires a lot of thinking about what each person is interested in. Victoria Carter, eco-friendly blogger and CEO of NZ’s only car share company, Cityhop has some ideas.

8 Tips To A Healthier Relationship

8 Tips To A Healthier Relationship

Our children learn about relationships from us. They learn how to be loving caring people or angry violent people from how they see us behave. What do they hear you say to your partner? How can we be the parent we want to be?

First Adventure, Then Adrenalin, Now Queenstown Is World Resort For Everyone

First Adventure, Then Adrenalin, Now Queenstown Is World Resort For Everyone

What a different a decade makes. Ten years ago, Queenstown in New Zealand, was the adventure capital of the world, only to become became the adrenalin-junkies’ capital of the world. Today, the world-award winning alpine village with billion dollar views is the resort for everyone.