160 days ago

Braces alternatives - too good to be true?

Courtenay Orthodontics

There's growing concern about the SmileDirectClub - you may have heard of it as an alternative to braces. In the US, a group of influential congressmen is so concerned about the company that it has written to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) raising concerns about SmileDirectClub and supporting an investigation to "ensure that it is not misleading consumers or causing patient harm". Watch this space.

At Courtenay Orthodontics, our advice is simple - see a specialist orthodontist for your orthodontic treatment!

Courtenay Orthodontics and The Orthodontist group are registered specialist orthodontists with the New Zealand Association of Orthodontists - your guarantee of a specialist opinion, treatment, and result. Give us a call on 04-385-7213 to book in for a consultation with one of our specialists.

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5 hours ago

Things that surprise Kiwis returning to NZ

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
I'm working on a travel story for Stuff about the things that have surprised returning Kiwis about New Zealand. If you have recently returned from overseas or know someone who has, it would be great to hear about the things that have stood out for you, for better or for worse. Whether it's to do with the weather, the cost of things, the public transport, the food, the housing, the people or something else entirely, we'd be keen to hear about it. Please remember that your comment may be included in the article, unless you say you don't want it to be. Thank you.

10 hours ago

Poll: Should people coming into New Zealand pay for their isolation costs?

Sharron Pardoe Reporter from Dominion Post

International travellers flying into New South Wales are now paying A$3000 (NZ$3168) for their two-week stint in hotel quarantine. Travellers will be charged A$3000 for one adult, A$1000 for each additional adult and A$500 per child aged three and over. Children under three will stay free of charge. Do you think Kiwis should be charged for their isolation costs? Nzwww.stuff.co.nz...

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Should people coming into New Zealand pay for their isolation costs?
  • 59.3% Yes: All people coming into NZ should pay for their isolation
    59.3% Complete
  • 4.5% No: It's something the Government should pick up
    4.5% Complete
  • 36.2% ReturninTravellers should pay part of the cost
    36.2% Complete
420 votes
10 hours ago

Hot air ballooning in Queenstown

Trupti Biradar Reporter from Stuff Travel

One of the most scenic hot air balloon flights in the world - among the mountains in Queenstown - has slashed prices by a third to attract Kiwi travellers. Click the link below to read more.