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Home & Garden 20/10/2018

Supermarket Sleuth: Why are food prices are so high

"Supermarket Sleuth" John Winters discusses the Health Rating System used on our packaged food, Countdown in the South Island which has been accused by a customer of selling outdated UHT milk and what’s driving the high prices in our supermarkets.

Always Delicious

Lauraine Jacobs is one of New Zealand's leading food writers, in Always Delicious she has compiled over 100 of her favourite recipes, chosen from 700 recipes that have featured in her Listener column. These are recipes that best show off her belief that food that should always be delicious. 

Puha & Pakeha

Owners Puha & Pakeha Food Truck, Jarred and Belinda McKay have now taken the next step opened a restaurant, so what are they serving and will the caravan still hit the road?

Palm trees

There are over 70 different varieties of palms so what are the most popular and palm trees still popular and how do you grow a palm tree on a small property, Stephen Dobbs, South Pacific Palms explains.

The Queen of Clean

Best-selling Australian author Shannon Lush is the "Queen of Clean", specialising in helping us all in cleaning and household management.

She joined Tony Murrell to share a few simple cleaning tips.

Franklin Hospice Garden Ramble

This year the gardens are located in Drury Hills, Ramarama, Great South Road, Tuakau, Pukekohe and the Bombay Hills areas of Franklin district. Again there is a huge variety in gardens - many hidden away from public viewing until this weekend. Gardens are open from 10am - 4pm each day of 10th and 11th November.

The Castle Dream

Dot Smith dreamed of living in a castle and it has taken decades of planning and years of work, but the solid stone Riverstone Castle near Oamaru is nearly finished. Her castle is located 20 minutes north of Oamaru and Riverstone Castle is crafted from Oamaru stone. 

New Rules for Overseas Buyers

Leonie Freeman, business futurist, entrepreneur, housing strategist, Crest Consultancy Ltd, says from October 22nd the Government will enforce new rules. These rules will exclude some overseas purchases from acquiring New Zealand residential and lifestyle properties less than 5ha without approval from the Overseas Investment office.

International Buyers

Graham Wall from Graham Wall Real Estate, who only deals with buyers of NZ’s most desirable properties talks about what international buyers think of the new legislation. He also speaks about the rules, and how it will be for genuine purchasers whose chance of securing a Kiwi dream property and making a life here will be thwarted.

Outdoor rugs: Who would have thought

Martin Buchegger, CEO, Source Mondial talks about Outdoor Rugs which are flatwoven in 100% solution dyed polypropylene and are rated for heavy commercial usage, which means they wear exceptionally well. They also have the added benefits of being easy to clean and maintain and be 100% waterproof.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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