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Kiwis nuts about homegrown greens - survey 09/03/2017

We also want to know exactly where our food's coming from, the survey says.

An UberEats, operated by Uber Technologies Inc., branded box sits on a motor scooter in London, U.K., on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016. The food delivery business model has proven attractive to venture capitalists, who last year poured $5.5 billion into food-delivery companies globally, according to research firm CB Insights. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images

UberEATS launches in Auckland 09/03/2017

The ride-sharing service now delivers food to your door when you can't be bothered getting off the couch.

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A plate of locusts: Te Papa serves up bug burger 02/02/2017

Fancy a chicken burger adorned with locusts and ants in the aioli?

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New Tostitos chip bag tells you if you're drunk 27/01/2017

The tasty snack now also acts as a breathalyser.

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Taste-testing a KFC candle 24/01/2017

This is what happens when you eat a KFC candle.

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Main Nutella ingredient 'a cancer risk' 15/01/2017

Palm oil gives Nutella that famous spreadable consistency.

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Kiwi-made eggs take flight 05/01/2017

An outbreak of bird flu has helped New Zealand egg producers crack a new market.

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Chickens can be 'Machiavellian' - scientist 05/01/2017

Chickens might not be eggheads, but it turns out they're hardly bird-brained.

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Apple of the future made in Auckland 05/01/2017

The new apples could help reduce blood sugar levels for people with type 2 diabetes.

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Cook for Syria: Top British chefs use food to help raise money 26/12/2016

A bevy of top British chefs are using the medium of food to help raise money for the children of Syria.

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Community fridge in hot demand 22/12/2016

Free food has been flying off the shelves of the shared fridge in central Auckland.

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Christmas dinner: Gen Z can Google but can they cook? 15/12/2016

How is it possible that our national dessert is so hard to get right?

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School kids ban together to collect cans for Christmas 07/12/2016

While others are writing their Christmas wish lists, these kids are collecting cans of food for the Salvation Army to distribute to those in need.

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Owning your own chickens: More hazardous than healthy? 07/12/2016

When you think of backyard chickens you picture organic eggs and healthy whole foods, right?

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Story's regional series: The hub of Palmerston North 30/11/2016

Palmerston North cried out for us to see what they had to offer so we made a late addition to the series.

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Story's regional series: Heading south to Dunedin 23/11/2016

Story looks at the second city in its regional series - a guide to help you get out of Auckland and escape the traffic and rising house prices.

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Cantabrians pay it forward to Kaikoura quake zone 22/11/2016

Following the February 2011 earthquake in Christchurch, the support from around the country was overwhelming.

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Kaikoura watering hole reopens 17/11/2016

Although things are still a long way from being back to normal in Kaikoura, one thing is - the local pub is back open.

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Ex-model turned competitive eater warms up for next challenge 07/11/2016

When you hear the words "competitive eater" what sort of person comes to mind? We're willing to bet it won't be former model Nela Zisser.

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Pie and beer diet: The final week with NZ's best pies 26/10/2016

The diet has been painfully simple -- nothing but pies and beer for one month and keeping below a certain calorie limit.