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Covid supply chain supermarket shortages: Bay of Plenty shoppers feeling the pinch

Chair Anna Rawlings reveals the findings and recommendations from the Commerce Commission’s market study into supermarkets. Video / Commerce Commission Grocery shortages at supermarkets have forced a family to travel 30 minutes to another town to get a baby formula for their 7-month-old daughter. Other shoppers in the Bay of Plenty are forking out more … Read more

Hotel review: A family staycation at the Cordis, Auckland

Cordis executive chef Volker Marecek at work at the American grill at Eight. Photo / Dean Purcell Thinking of a city staycation for next month’s Easter holidays? The Cordis, Auckland could be just the place, writes David Barrington Location: In uptown Auckland, the Cordis sits on Symonds St near the junction with Karangahape Rd, just … Read more

Winterized motorhome turns family vacation to Banff into ski adventure

Spilling down Lake Louise’s cliff-topped Back Bowls, Boomerang is one of the most scenic marked ski runs in Banff National Park.Ava Bisby/The Globe and Mail Nine minutes and 52 seconds. On a five-day February vacation to Banff National Park, it probably took about that long for my family to accomplish any number of things: Lace … Read more