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Pedigree launches new initiative to help match Rescue Dogs with empty nest demographic

A new charitable initiative has launched to help rehome some of the thousands of dogs from around New Zealand rescued annually from abuse and neglect. The campaign will bring together pet charities in a bid to have empty nesters ‘replace’ their children with rescue dogs. Cormac van den Hoofdakker, spokesperson for the Pedigree Adoption Drive Charitable Trust, says the campaign will target the parents of adult children or those suffering from what is known as Empty Nest ... more

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Satisfy your culinary curiosity

The Christchurch Food Show is on in April The much loved Food Show will be taking place in Christchurch’s Horncastle Arena from Friday 7th - Sunday 9th April, and Cantabrian visitors can look forward to a bounty of outstanding culinary experiences. For inspiration in the kitchen, enjoy cooking demonstrations from New Zealand’s top gastronomes Annabel Langbein, Annabelle White, Jonny Schwass, Michael Van de Elzen and Ray McVinnie. Be sure to take notes as they share ... more

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Kiwis keen to eat better at work, survey finds

A healthy workplace is not pie in the sky, with a recent survey showing most Kiwis would welcome the chance to eat better at work. The 5+ A Day survey found 64 percent of workers would take part in a healthy eating challenge if it was organised by their employer. Fruit has a real feel-good factor, with 69 percent of workers saying they would feel positively towards employers who made fresh fruit available. Yet most (65 percent) said their employers did not provide fruit or make it ... more

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Pinot Noir descends on our nationís capital

The vinous international spotlight will be on New Zealand’s capital this week with the Pinot Noir NZ 2017 celebration, described as the best Pinot Noir event on the planet. 600 of the most influential wine writers, industry experts and imbibers from twenty countries will congregate on the Wellington waterfront on Tuesday for three days packed full of inspirational speakers, tastings and an overall submergence in New Zealand’s most compelling red grape variety – ... more

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Five tips for a healthy school lunch box

Cooking up new ideas for school lunches can be a challenge, but seasonal produce provides lots of variety for a healthy lunch, says 5+ A Day. Nutrients are vital in helping children concentrate in class and getting them through the school day. Lunch time is when they refuel to boost energy levels, ready to take on the afternoon. Filling lunch boxes with pre-packaged food that is often high in saturated fat, salt and sugar, can be the easy option. But picking fresh ... more

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Nespresso reaffirms sponsorship of Emirates Team New Zealand

Nestle Nespresso S.A., the worldwide reference for highest quality premium portioned coffee, today reaffirmed its sponsorship of Emirates Team New Zealand in their campaign to win the 35th America's Cup. Nespresso has a long-standing history of association with the world of sailing and Emirates Team New Zealand. Nespresso was a proud sponsor of the team when it challenged for the 34th America's Cup in 2013. Additionally, Nespresso was also the Official Coffee of the 34th edition of ... more

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Aguila 220 - the perfect flat white at the touch of a button

The new compact AGUILA 220 delivers barista-style milk quality with an unmatched selection of pre-programmed hot and cold coffee recipes Nespresso Business Solutions introduces the Aguila 220 to satisfy evolving demands in the out-of-home market. With a smaller footprint and the same pioneering technology as the Nespresso Aguila 420, launched in 2012, the Aguila 220 was developed to meet the specific needs of offices whilst also satisfying the demands for hotels and restaurants. ... more

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Olympic and Weet-Bix Kid athlete Sarah Goss inspires next generation

Sixteen years ago, seven-year-old Sarah Goss excitedly packed her bags and travelled from her home town of Palmerston North to Taupo, to take part in her first ever Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon – a decision that changed her life. At 23, the kid who featured on the front of a Weet-Bix box is now Captain of the New Zealand Black Ferns Rugby Sevens team that brought home a silver medal from the 2016 Rio Olympics – and she says the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon was an integral part of her ... more

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Creatista - for the first time, Barista-style coffee at home

The barista-style coffee experience is now even more achievable at home thanks to the launch of Creatista, the first Nespresso machine that allows users to choose their preferred milk texture and temperature to create silky smooth milk and latte art thanks to its multiple milk foam textures. To Creatista, Nespresso brings its coffee expertise and quality, the unprecedented portioned-coffee system, convenience and simplicity; while Breville contributes stunning design and its unique ... more

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Businesses urged to share a biscuit in support of Kiwi girls

Businesses nationwide are being asked to enjoy a Guide biscuit with their cuppa and help empower Kiwi girls. This week sees the start of a new fundraising drive by GirlGuiding New Zealand (NZ), New Zealand’s largest girl-only organisation. In an effort to increase sales of their iconic biscuits and reduce the fundraising burden on girls, parents and volunteers, it is asking businesses to purchase special Morning Tea Packs which include nearly 50 packs of biscuits. Several ... more

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