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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

Go Ahead, Seniors, Book Your Vacation. But Expect the Unexpected Thanks to Covid

After two years of disrupted travel plans amid the coronavirus pandemic, the fading of the Omicron variant has many older Americans eager to return to the roads and skies in coming months. There’s no guarantee, however, that another variant won’t upend plans or lead vulnerable people to rethink their travels. The good news is the … Read more

The Great American Road Trip Can Now Be a Super Luxe Experience

The Great American road trip is back. Yoal Desurmont, Unsplash Text size The great American road trip is a rite of passage, and due to the pandemic, it’s perhaps more in vogue than it’s been in decades. While most people associate road trips with outdated roadside motels, however, it’s easy to transform such an excursion … Read more