Lifestyle and environment - Community initiatives

Healthy and sustainable initiatives for the community such as reducing plastic waste, obesity and improving animal welfare.

NEWS

Curb the cocktails for cancer patients

If you give up alcohol for this year’s Dry July...

ADVICE

A tax we can be sweet with

Niki Bezzant calls for government action on taxing sugar-sweetened beverages....

NEWS

Better food spending saves on health costs

The US could save US$100 billion in healthcare costs over...

ADVICE

The power of simple actions

The other day I bought a new dress (well, a...

ADVICE

Surprising health rewards of cutting down on plastic

Ditching plastic food packaging isn’t just better for the health...

SHOPPING

Label detective: Change coming for organic claims

New rules are on the horizon for organic food claims....

NEWS

Eating insects a step too far for some

Unsurprisingly, vegans are the most resistant to the idea of...

BLOG

NZ obesity numbers remain stubbornly high

The most current data show 1.26 million Kiwi adults, and...

ADVICE

Good for the earth, good for us: How...

We all want our kids to be healthy and safe...

ADVICE

Get gardening, kids then take it to the...

What do we consider ‘life skills’ these days? Is it...

SHOPPING

label detective: Farm-to-table

What does it mean if your meal is labelled ‘farm-to-table’?...

SHOPPING

Label detective: Sugar tax

What would it take to bring in a sugary drinks...

NEWS

Teens cook up a storm in a national...

Secondary school students are taking hospitality and health seriously in...

ADVICE

More for less: Can you eat well on...

How much does it cost to eat healthily? Is healthy...

ADVICE

Healthy choices, healthy planet

Advertorial:The sweet, juicy goodness of pineapples are a favourite in...

NEWS

Fantastic non-plastic

A new edible packaging material for foods has been developed...

NEWS

Munch a school lunch

A group of 160 Auckland women are calling for healthy...

ADVICE

Below the line: Poor choice or poverty of...

I spent a week of last month hungry. Not starving,...

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