Food And Drink
There’s been mixed messages over its effect on our health.
Coffee drinkers can rest at ease: Research out of Australia nixes cancer links
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo provided by the Brigham City Police Department, . Parker is earning widespread social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice cold beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print. Brigham City Police Lt. Tony Ferderber said Thursday, July 18, 2019, that several residents in the northern Utah city called police concerned about a young boy selling alcohol in front of a church. Officers realized that it was just a clever marketing ploy and posted pictures of 11-year-old Seth Parker on Facebook with the comment, "a twist on a lemonade stand." (Brigham City Police Department via AP)
Cops called on Utah boy advertising 'ice cold beer' at root beer stand in front of church
Auckland kava bar hopes to win Pākehā hearts and minds over Pacific's favourite elixir
Group of home brew craft beer bottles
Man in critical condition after consuming home brew at Queensland beer festival
The Australasian study claims drinking just once a week can have serious repercussions.
'Pervasive addiction' - Psychiatrists call for rise in NZ's alcohol-buying age, price hikes
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22:  George Calombaris attends the DIIDA flagship store launch in SOuth Yarra on June 22, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Sam Tabone/WireImage)
Celebrity chef George Calombaris fined for underpaying staff nearly $8m
It comes as a number of morbidly obese patients are stuck at one of our biggest hospitals.
South Auckland food hub sets standard as obesity rate sparks calls for prevention
Boy, 3, dies after falling into grease tank behind Tim Hortons restaurant in New York
An internal memo leaked to 1 NEWS reveals supermarkets are removing products defaced with protest stickers.
Vegan 'anti-meat' sticker activism 'illegal' - Beef and Lamb NZ boss
Valentus SlimROAST coffee products.
Warning after Class C amphetamine drug found in diet coffee being sold in NZ
The Fox Sports Bar had been showing the final but were forced to close its doors at 4.30am.
Auckland cricket fans' viewing party cut short after bar forced to close early
Some farmers are giving up on the egg industry altogether after a decision by retailers to phase caged hens' eggs.
Egg producers warn consumers of supply shortages, high prices as NZ goes cage-free
An internal memo leaked to 1 NEWS reveals supermarkets are removing products defaced with protest stickers.
Vegan vigilantes defacing meat products a concern for supermarkets
National Addiction Centre director Simon Adamson discussed the mental health and addiction inquiry.
Alcohol regulation 'low-hanging fruit' which Government can easily enact, expert says
Woman drinking fresh orange juice
Fruit juice linked to increased cancer risk, new study finds
Caffeine product to be reviewed after NSW man's death
Jen Scoular of New Zealand Avocados says nurseries are rushed off their feet providing saplings.
Avocado prices back to normal following May's record high
In this photo taken April 11, 2019, in Emeryville, Calif. A growing number of startups worldwide are making cell-based or cultured meat that doesn't require slaughtering animals. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
Meat grown in a lab? Startups cook up alternative to slaughter
Two armed robberies took place on the weekend.
West Auckland liquor stores to reopen tomorrow after robbery suspect arrested
The humble Kiwi spud is rising in popularity.
Potato renaissance in NZ groceries prompts Seven Sharp to ask: Which spud is king?
Where once the Buzzy Bee was a feature of national pride, now it's more likely to be a good bottle of homegrown wine.
University study reveals shifts in New Zealand’s 'icons of identity'
Celebrity chef Chelsea Winter gives birth to first child at home
Companies like Mojo say they’re trying to do the right thing but have been stymied.
Wellington cafes angered after city stops taking compostable cups
Sadness and alcohol concept.
Heavy drinkers going cold turkey for Dry July could prove fatal - addiction specialist
Andrew Aitkin is calling on restaurants to think about the environment and be less picky with their produce.
Dunedin chef throws banquet using only food destined for the rubbish
 Thursday, July 4, 2019. Chunks of meat from the first two whales caught since Japan resumed commercial whaling this week have fetched "celebration prices" at auction. The meat came from minkes caught off the northern coast on Monday when Japan resumed commercial whaling after 31 years. Whale meat sellers celebrated the good start but expressed uncertainty about the future of their business amid slim demand. (Kyodo News via AP)
Whale meat from Japan's first commercial hunt in decades fetches top dollar at auction
Joey Chestnut stuffs his mouth with hot dogs during the men's competition of Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in New York's Coney Island. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)
We have a wiener! Joey Chestnut eats 71 hot dogs for US power-eating title
The vast majority of shareholders voted to sell Westland Milk to a subsidiary of Chinese dairy giant Yili
'Sad day for the West Coast' - Farmers agree to sell 150-year-old dairy co-op to Chinese firm
The Kentucky blaze caused so much heat it melted the lights of fire trucks.
Six million bottles worth of bourbon goes up in flames after inferno at Jim Beam warehouse
Wagamama restaurant closing its New Zealand outlets