21 Dec 2018

Toi Toi Releases NZ’s Lowest Alcohol Wine in a Can

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Jen Boyes

posted on 21st December 2018 in Toi Toi Wines with 0 Comments

Toi Toi Wines has launched Toi Toi 8.5, its first low-alcohol wine in a can just in time for the summer and Christmas holidays. The award-winning, family owned New Zealand brand developed the slim line Sauvignon Blanc in response to growing customer demand for conveniently packaged, naturally lower alcohol drinks. The cans are 250ml, the […]

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22 Nov 2018

Christmas Cocktails At One Of Auckland’s Oldest Pubs

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Jen Boyes

posted on 22nd November 2018 in Four Points by Sheraton Auckland with 0 Comments

The Queen’s Head Bar & Eatery, one of Auckland’s oldest licensed pubs, is celebrating its refurbishment with a limited-edition Christmas Breeze cocktail and an exciting modern twist on Christmas lunch and dinner. A five-course set menu will be available for lunch and dinner on Tuesday 25 December. The Christmas Breeze cocktail includes Bacardi rum, Malibu, […]

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23 Oct 2018

Texas Chicken Spreads It’s Wings

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Jen Boyes

posted on 23rd October 2018 in Texas Chicken with 0 Comments

  Texas Chicken New Zealand opened the doors to its first Rotorua restaurant on Friday, which is also the fried chicken brand’s first location outside of Auckland. They celebrated by giving away a year’s supply of fried chicken to one lucky winner. There were also other spot prizes, including cooler bags filled with goodies for the […]

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26 Sep 2018

Nairn’s Challenges Kiwis To Vote For Oats This October

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Jen Boyes

posted on 26th September 2018 in Nairn's Oatcakes with 0 Comments

Nairn’s Oatcakes, one of the world’s largest producers of oat-based crackers and biscuits, is calling for Kiwis to vote for oats this October. According to Nairn’s, who have used oats at the heart of all their products since 1896, oats have long been one of the most underappreciated superfoods. The ancient grain often loses out […]

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06 Sep 2018

No More Plastic Straws for The Coffee Club

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Jen Boyes

posted on 6th September 2018 in The Coffee Club with 0 Comments

The Coffee Club New Zealand, one of the country’s largest and fastest growing café brands, has announced that it will no longer be using plastic straws. From 10 September, The Coffee Club’s 63 stores will be using Eco Straws instead, a paper straw that is 100% recyclable and compostable. The move will eliminate nearly one […]

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30 Aug 2018

Kiwis Are Sick of Lines at the Pump

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Jen Boyes

posted on 30th August 2018 in GAS with 0 Comments

A recent survey from Gasoline Alley Services (GAS) has revealed that more than half of its sample of New Zealanders (56%) are tired of queues at the pump and are open to using apps that allow them to pay for fuel more quickly and easily from the comfort of their car. Faster refuelling stood out […]

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posted on 4th August 2018 in Texas Chicken with 0 Comments

Kiwis have been shuddering through some record-breakingly low temperatures this winter. However, no one is shivering at Texas Chicken New Zealand with the brand throwing down a ‘spicy chicken’ challenge for its customers. Best known for its freshly made, hand battered fried chicken and honey butter buns, Texas Chicken has launched what it claims is […]

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09 Jul 2018

Biogro Marks 35 Years with Organic Labelling Campaign

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Jen Boyes

posted on 9th July 2018 in BioGro with 0 Comments

BioGro, the country’s largest and best-known certifier for organic produce and products, is marking its 35th anniversary by launching a campaign to combat misleading organic labelling in New Zealand. The ‘World of Good,’ campaign ran for the first time in 2017 and BioGro is hoping that it will be even more successful this year. Throughout […]

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posted on 12th June 2018 in The Coffee Club with 0 Comments

According to The Coffee Club’s oldest customer, 99-year old Madge Sander, a regular half-strength flat white and a date scone (warmed up with butter) is one of the secrets to her good health and longevity. Recent research would indicate that the great-grandmother is onto something. Two new studies, including the largest into coffee drinking, has […]

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23 May 2018

South Island Foster Parent Named NZ’s Busiest Mum

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Jen Boyes

posted on 23rd May 2018 in The Coffee Club with 0 Comments

The Coffee Club New Zealand has announced the winner of New Zealand’s busiest and most deserving mum. Wendy McCarthy from Milton in Otago was nominated by her daughter, Rosie McCarthy who lives two hours away in Winton. The competition, which ran throughout April and May, was judged by well-known New Zealand parenting and lifestyle blogger, […]

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