The small step of changing the type of drinking straw you use can have a substantial positive impact on the environment. Rubbish Whisperer's Helen Rupp demystifies the different types of straws available.
Redcliffs artist Julia Holden entered the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, London without any expectation; so it was a great surprise to find out she'd been accepted into the first round of judging.
Take a trip down memory lane this weekend at the fifth annual Nostalgia Festival.
The event, held at Ferrymead Heritage Park, was recently named as one of the fastest growing and most loved festivals in the country by Air New Zealand,