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

We look into the for and against argument of thrift flipping

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.

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 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…