Shopping

Countdown essential workers strike, asking for wages to match rising cost of living

About 800 distribution centre workers want pay increase to match rise in cost of living.

Five Aucklanders tell us about shopping IRL after 84 days in lockdown

Aucklanders returned to shops after 84 days of lockdown. Re: News went to check out the vibe.

With op shop prices on the rise, second hand clothing becomes controversial

We look into the for and against argument of thrift flipping

What bread says about our food security

Flour is finally back on the shelves after nearly a month of lockdown. While New Zealand is self-sufficient with milk, meat, fruit and vegetables, it turns…

Five tips to shop normally at this abnormal time

It can be hard not to over-buy at the supermarket at the moment. Lines to get in the door can be half an hour long, and…

Eight Aucklanders tell us the last thing they bought before lockdown

New Zealand is two days into a four-week lockdown to stop the spread of Covid-19. The only shops open for the next month are supermarkets, pharmacies…

The Good Shop disrupting predatory mobile lending on our streets

The world of mobile lending is full of predators that take advantage of some of Aotearoa’s most vulnerable. Enter The Good Shop, a mobile shopping truck…

The Asian beauty wave: monolids, puppy eyes and self-realisation

“We have a different bone structure around our eyes,” says Katherine, “and they have more… what do I say, 3D features?”

There’s lots of giggling as we…

Ethical Fashion Guide

When you grab something from the rack do you think about who made it, how it was made or where it came from? We take a…

IntRe:pid - Christmas Markets in Kraków

While we're starting to swelter, our pals in the Northern Hemisphere are layering up and hitting the Christmas markets. These ones in Poland are festive AF…

A Saint or Santa?

How did we get from a generous and caring saint to a clinically obese Santa? It has to do with churches and Coca Cola. Here's the…

5 tips to reduce waste these holidays

Boxing Day sales may be tempting, but do you really need a giant inflatable donut? Here are some tips on how you can reduce your waste…

Op Shopping

Op shopping: materialism for the eco-friendly or budget-conscious millennial. We gave our seasoned thrifters $50 and 30 minutes in Paper Bag Princess Auckland to get their…

Lucy Zee makes dumplings & talks Asian supermarkets

Have you ever wondered how they get the soup inside the dumpling?? No worries, Lucy Zee is here to share her secrets and talk about the…

Surfin' the web

We trawled through the world wide web to find you some weird and wonderful ways to kill some downtime 💻👾

What is a hypebeast?

Aiden from Parlour explains exactly what a hypebeast is and why people queue for hours for the latest gear 🛍👟📱

Aunty Dana's - an op shop for trans and gender minority people

Aunty Dana's Op Shop wants everyone to feel comfortable and not just in their clothes. Shopping for some members of the LGBTQIA+ community can be a…