Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in New Zealand and our skin cancer rates are the highest in the world. Melanoma accounts for almost 80% of all skin cancer deaths, it can spread rapidly and be life-threatening if left untreated.
Thermal hot springs, raging rapids, crystal clear waters, beautiful walks and cycle tracks – the Taupo region has something to tempt all visitors.
A global plague?
Bed bugs are found throughout the world and are becoming more common in New Zealand, particularly where there is a large turnover of visitors; places such as backpackers, hotels and motels, but you are also at risk in your home.
Ok, so the last thing you feel like doing after a long session in the garden is cleaning all your tools right?
But, we both know that taking care of your gardening tools will make them last a whole lot longer and they’ll be so much nicer to use… So it’s worth the effort to show them a little love every once in a while.
The Windsor knot is the don of all knots, fat and wide. It projects confidence and so is considered a power knot for business.
To understand why we should exercise, it’s essential to first explain the basics of a highly complex piece of machinery, better known as your body.
All animals, including us humans, are provided with survival tools. Many of these tools occur naturally in the body without conscious thought, as a means of responding to changes in our environment. For example, dogs and cats shed or grow hair in response to a change in the climate of their chosen habitat.
With prices skyrocketing, families are fast learning that the best things in life are free. There is a lot you can do with the kids around town, without forking out for the pleasure.
The risks of overindulging in alcohol have been widely publicised, but sometimes knowing just how much is safe and within the guidelines, can be tricky.
In an ideal world, we’d all have that extra hour in the day (and the corresponding motivation!) to pound the pavement or hit the gym, to well and truly get our daily hit of exercise. But for most of us, devoting that amount of time is unrealistic, which is why the daily recommendation of just 30 minutes of exercise, is refreshing and encouraging.
While the blueberries have had more than their fair share of positive press in the field of superfoods, there are countless other foods in your supermarket that are unusually high in antioxidants, vitamins and important minerals.