Financial consultant Mary Holm writes about eight steps to get your finances sorted in her new book, Rich Enough? A laid-back guide for every Kiwi. She talks with Jesse Mulligan about why it's best to do it in steps, why she's put the steps in a particular order, and what each step covers.
How do we keep a house in order without hurting the environment? Get back to the basics, says former journalist Wendyl Nissen. She has some tips in her new book The Natural Home.
Author and blogger Rachel Hoffmann offers practical advice on taking small steps and forming habits to help us become neater - while remaining a little lazy at the same time.
To keep climate change under 2 degrees Celcius, the average people will need to eat 75 percent less beef, 90 percent less pork and half the number of eggs they are today, while tripling their consumption of beans and pulses and quadrupling the amount of nuts and seeds they eat, according to a new study.
If you want to minimise waste, first learn is how to refuse what you don't need, says Béa Johnson, a French-American who pioneered a 'zero waste' lifestyle over ten years ago.
New Zealand women working for minimum wage share their stories in the short documentary series Minimum.
The Sew Good Cooperative is making bin liners from rescued advertising banners, which would otherwise be bound for the tip. It's one of 21 creative ideas rolling out of the workrooms at the Common Unity Project Aotearoa.
Major supermarkets and retailers are phasing out single-use plastic bags - but disposing of the compostable alternatives isn't easy.
Richard Moore of Poly Palace in Porirua has hacked together a bunch of old farm machinery, scavenged parts, and even some old rollerblades, to develop a simple solution for recycling polystyrene so it can be resold for road-building and house construction.
'Prison Bake', a programme partnering Rimutaka Prison inmates with the Good Bitches Baking charity, has been giving prisoners an opportunity to give back to the community.