Monthly Archives: March 2018

Your letters and MoneyMates

Many thanks to those who have written in with money-saving tips and questions. We post them up on the website but here are some of the recent postings. Josephine from Otorohanga has some suggestions about dehydrating greens. “I removed some leaves from a red cabbage and dried them for hours in the oven on […]

Dehydrating Greens

Josephine from Otorohanga writes, “Dehydrating Greens. I removed the centre stalks of red cabbage HUGE TOUGH outer leaves which had NOT been sprayed.I dried them for hours in the oven on a low heat (expensive?). Next I did kale on a cake rack in the electric fry pan squashed under the high lid on the […]

DIY cleaning cloths

Gaynora from Kapiti writes, “I’m shocked re the number of disposable cleaning cloths in supermarkets. I cut up old tee shirts etc; use & reuse them. I can still have different colours for different tasks.”

Money Mates

Alicia from Whakatane writes, “I would like to share with you about the Money Mates program the Budget Services provide around the country. Money Mates is a free, confidential educational program to learn and share in a comfortable environment. A small group of persons get together to learn and share about financial topics that are […]