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					Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010
                                                                                 Alternative
4WDs                                                                             medicine
Lifestyle 4WDs [Survey] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.20-22                       Adverse effects - August 2006, (no. 461), p.16-18

Advertising                                                                      Answering
[Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4-7                                         machines
Breakfast cereals [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.8-11                       Telephones, cordless [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.38-39
Cars - July 2008, (no. 482), p.16-17
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.5                               Antioxidants
Consumer Rights [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.6                          Fruit juice [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.11-
Rain checks [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5                                  12

Advertising,                                                                     Appearance
misleading                                                                       medicine
[Letters] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.51                                         Cosmetic procedures - October 2008, (no. 485), p.42-44
Advertising [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4                   Appliances
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6                   [Short] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4-6
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486),                   [Letters] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.51
  p.7                                                                            [Letters] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.51
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.4               AEG Appliances [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.5
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495),                  Appliance lifespan - June 2009, (no. 492), p.31
  p.7                                                                            Appliance reliability [Survey] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.45-47
Bamboo products [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.7                          Appliance reliability [Survey] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.28-30
Cleaning products - March 2010, (no. 500), p.18-20                               Appliance reliability survey [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.5
Commerce Commission convictions [Watchdog] - July 2006, (no.                     Appliance running cost - October 2006, p.Online
  460), p.4                                                                      Brand reliability [Survey] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.27-29
Kathmandu [Watchdog] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.5                                 Cheap and unsafe products - November 2007, (no. 475), p.12-13
Reader's Digest [Editorial] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.2                     Consumer, erratum [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7
Travel surcharges - September 2009, (no. 495), p.16-17                           Efficiency labelling scheme [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474),
                                                                                    p.7
AEG                                                                              Health grills [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.47-49
AEG Appliances [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.5                            Heaters [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.4
                                                                                 Life expectancy [Survey] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.22-26
Air                                                                              Reliability [Survey] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.10-13
conditioners                                                                     Silicone bakeware [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.34-35
Heat-pumps / Air-conditioners [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463),                  Tefal Quick Cup [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.7
  p.38-40
                                                                                 Arthritis
Air pollution                                                                    Glucosamine [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.20-22
Woodburners - June 2008, (no. 481), p.32-33
                                                                                 Aspirin
Air quality                                                                      Painkillers - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.38-39
Air quality, indoor - July 2009, (no. 493), p.30-31
                                                                                 Asthma
Air travel                                                                       Health, children [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
Air NZ airpoints [News] - June 2006, p.Online                                      487), p.7
Air travel [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.5
Best international [Survey] - July 2007, p.Online                                Auctions
Letters to the editor [Letters] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.3                    [Letters] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.43
Origin Pacific [Media Release] - August 2006, p.Online                           Auctions, online [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.5
Security regulations - June 2006, (no. 459), p.38                                Internet auction laws - June 2006, (no. 459), p.10-11
                                                                                 Letters [Letters] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.43
Alcohol
Breathalysers, DIY [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.14-16                    Australia
                                                                                 Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486),
Alternative                                                                        p.7
energy                                                                           Dairy products [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4
Biofuel guide - December 2007, (no. 476), p.37-38                                Product testing [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.6

                                                                                 Automatic
                                                                                 payments




Consumer Index             (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Direct debits [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.6                            Tertiary student accounts - December 2007, (no. 476), p.40-41

Automobile                                                                      Barbecues
Association                                                                     Portable barbecues [Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.12-14
AA check problem [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.4
                                                                                Barcodes
Baby                                                                            [Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p. 4, 5, 6-7,
carriers                                                                        RFID technology - September 2007, (no. 473), p.40-41
Baby slings [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.6
                                                                                Barkers
Baby                                                                            Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.4
monitors
Baby monitors [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.38-39                             Bathrooms
Monitor test [Test] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.28-30                         [Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51

Baby slings                                                                     Batteries
Baby slings [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.6                             AA Batteries [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.38-39
                                                                                Battereis, rechargeable [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
Babywipes                                                                         487), p.46-47
Bamboo products [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.7                         History [Short] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.4
                                                                                Proper fitting [Watchdog] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.4
Back packs
Buying guide - December 2006, (no. 465), p.20-21                                Beauty
                                                                                industry
Back pain                                                                       Acrylic nails [Watchdog] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.4
Schoolbags - January 2008, p.online
                                                                                Bed linen
Bacon                                                                           Bed linen - August 2008, (no. 483), p.20-21
Bacon and ham [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.13-15
Goodman Fielder Bacon [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.5                 Beds
                                                                                Wenatex [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.7
Baldness
Hair loss - October 2009, (no. 496), p.10-12                                    Beer
                                                                                Taste test [Test] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.7-9
Bamboo
Bamboo clothing - February 2010, (no. 499), p.14-15                             Bench
Bamboo products [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.7                         mixers
                                                                                Bench mixers [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.47-49
Bank
accounts                                                                        Bicycles
Banking, children and young teens - February 2010, (no. 499), p.8-              Buying guide - January 2007, (no. 466), p.6-8
  10
Banks [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7                                Bills
Banks, Internet banking - December 2006, (no. 465), p.22-23                     [Letters] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.43

Bank cards                                                                      Biofuel
Bank cards [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.6                           Biofuel guide - December 2007, (no. 476), p.37-38
Eftpos [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.7
                                                                                Births,
Bank                                                                            Deaths and
charges                                                                         Marriages
Bank fees [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.4                               Access to records - November 2007, (no. 475), p.30-32
Bank penalty fees [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.5
Banking, children and young teens - February 2010, (no. 499), p.8-              Bisphenol A
  10                                                                            Consumer Protection [Editorial] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.2
Banks, fees - March 2008, (no. 478), p.15-17
Break fees [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.6                           Blenders
Break fees - February 2009, (no. 488), p.24-25                                  Blenders, Hand-held [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.46-47
Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.4                              Food processors and blenders [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.35-
Pull quotes [Short] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.2-7                                37

Banks                                                                           Blower
Banking, internet [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7                      vacuums
Code of practice pitfalls - August 2007, (no. 472), p.38                        Blower vacuums [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.34-35
Credit cards - February 2008, (no. 477), p.16-18
Internet banking [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.4                        Blu-ray
Legislation [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.16                            Blu-ray/HD recorder - February 2010, (no. 499), p.32-33
Performance survey [Survey] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.23-24
Petrol prices Telecom [Editorial] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.2               Bonds
Satisfaction survey [Survey] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.18                   Bonds, Company - May 2009, (no. 491), p.34-36



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                  2
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010


Bonus                                                                           Butter
Bonds                                                                           Dairy prices - June 2008, (no. 481), p.11-13
Bonus Bonds - August 2009, (no. 494), p.20-21                                   Dairy products [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4
                                                                                Food prices [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7
Book
reviews                                                                         Caffeine
Book reviews [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.7                          Energy drinks [Test] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.23-25

Books                                                                           Cameras
Stress - February 2008, (no. 477), p.24-25                                      Cameras [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.24-27

Bottled                                                                         Camping
water                                                                           equipment
Sustainable water bottle [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.5              Tramping stoves - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.35-37

Bread                                                                           Can opener
Bread - iodine added [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.4                User trial [User Trial] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.13
Folate [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7
Food prices [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7                          Cancer
Indepth report - August 2006, (no. 461), p.12-15                                - August 2007, (no. 472), p. 4, 5, 6,

Breadmaker                                                                      Canned food
s                                                                               - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4-5, 6-7
Breadmakers [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.12-14                            Fish, canned - September 2008, (no. 484), p.33-35

Break fees                                                                      Car dealers
Break fees [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.6                           Car sales [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4
Break fees - February 2009, (no. 488), p.24-25                                  Cars - July 2008, (no. 482), p.16-17

Breakfast                                                                       Car hire
cereals                                                                         Car rentals - May 2008, (no. 480), p.26-27
[Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5
Breakfast cereals [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.8-11                      Car
Breakfast cereals - May 2009, (no. 491), p.18-22                                inspections
Children's cereals - May 2006, (no. 458), p.17-20                               AA check problem [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.4
                                                                                Car servicing [Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.22-24
Broadband
services                                                                        Car
Broadband guide - November 2006, p.Online                                       insurance
Broadband guide - November 2007, p.Online                                       [Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4-7
Broadband services [Watchdog] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.5                   [Update, Correction] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.5
Broadband services [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.6                       Car insurance - October 2007, (no. 474), p.26-28
Broadband supplement - June 2006, (no. 459), p.1-8                              Car insurance [Survey] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.20-23
Consumer family - July 2008, (no. 482), p.26-27                                 Insurance, Car - September 2008, (no. 484), p.26-29
Members survey [Survey] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.16-19                     Policies - September 2006, (no. 462), p.18-22
TiVo [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.5
                                                                                Car
Budgeting                                                                       registration
[Short] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.4                                             Car registration [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.6
Budgeting, online tools - June 2009, (no. 492), p.18-19
Budgeting tips - February 2009, (no. 488), p.8-11                               Car
Debt consolidation [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.11-13                 reliability
Economic conditions [Editorial] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.3                   Cars, maintenance [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009,
Enableme - July 2009, (no. 493), p.28-29                                           (no. 487), p.6
                                                                                Cars, reliability [Survey] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.21-23
Builders
Building disputes - June 2009, (no. 492), p.32-34                               Car safety
Building guarantees - April 2008, (no. 479), p.23-25                            Car reversing sensors [Test] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.16-18
                                                                                Holden Barina [Watchdog] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.4
Building Act                                                                    Mobile phones and car safety - March 2008, (no. 478), p.18-19
1991                                                                            Stability control [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.7
Building disputes - June 2009, (no. 492), p.32-34
                                                                                Car
Building                                                                        servicing
regulations                                                                     and repairs
Building Code [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.5                           Car servicing [Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.22-24
                                                                                Servicing guide - November 2006, (no. 464), p.20-21
Bulk buying
Unit pricing - November 2008, (no. 486), p.20-21                                Carbon



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                3
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

credits
Carbon credits [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7                         Cheese
                                                                                 Cheese - July 2009, (no. 493), p.11-13
Carbon                                                                           Dairy prices - June 2008, (no. 481), p.11-13
emissions                                                                        Dairy products [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4
 - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4-5, 6-7                                         Food prices [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7
Carbon offset schemes - September 2008, (no. 484), p.14-15                       Raw cheeses [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.4

Carbon                                                                           Cheques
offset                                                                           Cheque clearance time - October 2006, (no. 463), p.16-17
schemes                                                                          Fraud [Short] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.42
Carbon offset schemes - September 2008, (no. 484), p.14-15
                                                                                 Cherry Tree
Carpet                                                                           Consumer
Beetles                                                                          Club
[Letters] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.51                                      Consumer Clubs [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.5

Carpet                                                                           Chicken
cleaning                                                                         [Short] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.2-3, 4-5
Carpet cleaners [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.7                       Campylobacter - November 2007, (no. 475), p.22-23
Spot stain removers [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.29-31
                                                                                 Child car
Carpets                                                                          seats
Carpets - June 2009, p.Online                                                    Cars [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.5
Fading carpets [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.6                       Child restraints - August 2006, (no. 461), p.24-27

Cars                                                                             Child safety
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486),                   Child restraints - August 2006, (no. 461), p.24-27
   p.7                                                                           Child safety [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.7
Car finance - June 2006, (no. 459), p.23-25
Cars [Survey] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.18-20                               Childcare
Cars, maintenance [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009,                     [Letters] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.51
   (no. 487), p.6
Cars, mid-sized [Survey] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.17-19                     Children
Fuel economy website - May 2006, p.Online                                        Banking, children and young teens - February 2010, (no. 499), p.8-
In-car navigation [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.39-41                         10
Lifestyle 4WDs [Survey] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.20-22                       Breakfast cereals [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.8-11
Mobile phones and driving [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486),                 Consumer Rights [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.6
   p.6                                                                           Health, children [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
Petrol price protest [News] - May 2006, p.Online                                   487), p.7
Road toll - December 2006, (no. 465), p.17-19                                    Immunisation [Editorial] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.2
Stability Control [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.7                        Immunisation - April 2009, (no. 490), p.30-32
Transport - September 2008, (no. 484), p.3                                       Lunchbox snacks - February 2009, (no. 488), p.15-17
                                                                                 Second hand purchases - February 2009, (no. 488), p.22-23
Cars,
electric                                                                         Chips
Cars, electric - February 2010, (no. 499), p.20-21                               Appliances [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.7

Cars, used                                                                       Chocolate
Letters [Letters] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.51                               - May 2008, (no. 480), p.4-5, 6,
Letters to the editor [Letters] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.3                    Boxed chocolates - May 2008, (no. 480), p.8-9
                                                                                 Dark chocolate [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.12-13
Cash back
schemes                                                                          Christmas
Cash back schemes [Short] - December 2008, p.online                              clubs
Cash back schemes [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.6                        Christmas saving schemes - February 2009, (no. 488), p.32-33
                                                                                 Christmas savings schemes [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488),
CENSORSHI                                                                          p.4
P
Video game censorship - July 2009, (no. 493), p.48-49                            Classic
                                                                                 Holiday Club
Chainsaws                                                                        Timeshares - September 2009, p.online
Electric chainsaws [Test] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.24-26
                                                                                 Clean Air
Charities                                                                        Systems
Charitable donations - February 2009, (no. 488), p.18-20                         Limited
Charitable donations [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.6                  (Napier)
Charitable giving [Short] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.                   Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.4
  487), p.28                                                                     Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.5
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51



Consumer Index             (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                4
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Cleaning
equipment                                                                       Compliance
Cleaning equipment [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.7                    electrical appliances [Editorial] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.3
How to clean stainless - September 2006, p.Online
Keyboard cleaner [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.48                           Compressio
                                                                                n garments
Cleaning                                                                        Compression garments - April 2008, (no. 479), p.13-15
services
Cleaning services - February 2008, (no. 477), p.28-30                           Computer
Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6                           monitors
                                                                                Computer monitors [Test] - August 2006, p.Online
Climate                                                                         LCD monitors [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.23-25
change
Climate change [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7                        Computer
                                                                                printers
Clothes                                                                          - April 2008, (no. 479), p.4-5, 6-7
dryers                                                                          Computer printers - April 2008, (no. 479), p.40
 - April 2008, (no. 479), p.2-3                                                 Computer printers [Test] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.38-41
Clothes dryers [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.36-37                          Computer printers, multifunction [Test] - November 2008, p.online
Clothes dryers [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.45-47                            Computer printers, Multifunction inkjet [Test] - April 2010, (no.
Dryer test [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.33-35                                501), p.36-38
Dryers [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.34                                       Computer printrs [Test] - November 2008, p.Online
                                                                                Ink jet [Test] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.38-41
Clothing                                                                        Inkjet and laser [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.29-31
[Letters] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.51                                          Multifunction printers [Test] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.37-39
[Letters] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.51                                        Photo printers [Test] - October 2006, p.Online
Bamboo clothing - February 2010, (no. 499), p.14-15                             Printers [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.42-43
Clothing, ethical - February 2008, (no. 477), p.11-13                           Printers [Survey] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.44
Clothing, ethical [Update] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.48-49                   Printers, computer - March 2009, (no. 489), p.49
Formaldehyde [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.6
Garment care - March 2009, (no. 489), p.28                                      Computer
Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6                           scanners
                                                                                Slide scanners - April 2007, p.online
Clothing,
Children's                                                                      Computer
Children's nightwear - June 2008, (no. 481), p.34-35                            software
From the past - June 2008, (no. 481), p.35                                       - September 2007, p.online
                                                                                Backup Software - May 2008, p.Online
Codes of                                                                        Computer software - June 2008, p.online
practice                                                                        Computer software - August 2008, (no. 483), p.22-24
Banking, internet [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7                      Computer software [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.6
Financial advisers [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.6                     Computer software, pirated [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496),
Retirement villages [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.6                     p.4
                                                                                Computers, Photo-editing software [Test] - August 2008, p.online
Coffee                                                                          Computers, Security suites [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.30-33
[Test] - September 2007, p.Online                                               Educational software [User Trial] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.28-
Coffee - March 2008, (no. 478), p.8-10                                             31
Coffee [User Trial] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.40-41                             Internet security [Test] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.36-38
Coffee, instant - June 2008, (no. 481), p.online                                Mathemagic Computer Tutor - September 2007, (no. 473), p.30-31
                                                                                Net Filtering Software - May 2008, p.Online
Coffee                                                                          Office suites - November 2007, p.online
grinders                                                                        Parental control packages [Test] - July 2006, p.Online
Coffee [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.10-12                                  Photo-editing software [Test] - April 2007, p.Online
Coffee grinders [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.44-45                       Photo-editing software [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.45-47
                                                                                Photo editing software [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.7
Coffee                                                                          Speech recognition - October 2007, p.online
makers                                                                          Taking files to Vista - November 2007, p.Online
Espresso machines [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.28-30                       Video-editing software [Test] - August 2006, p.Online
Espresso machines, portable - March 2010, (no. 500), p.30                       Video-editing software [Test] - October 2007, p.Online
                                                                                Windows Vista - May 2007, p.Online
Colds
Remedies - April 2007, (no. 468), p.26-28                                       Computers
                                                                                - October 2007, p.online
Competition                                                                     Computer reliability - June 2009, (no. 492), p.22
s                                                                               Computers - August 2008, p.online
Scratch 4 Cash [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.4                           Computers, Buying guide - June 2009, (no. 492), p.20-21
                                                                                Computers, Laptop - June 2009, p.online
Complaints                                                                      Computers, mobile - April 2008, (no. 479), p.41
procedures                                                                      Computers, Security suites [Test] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.29-31
[Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.7                                      Computers, Security suites [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.30-33



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                  5
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Consumer family - July 2008, (no. 482), p.26-27                                 Consumer makeover [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.5
Data storage - December 2006, p.Online                                          Consumer NZ [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.5
Data storage recovery - November 2006, p.Online                                 Consumer NZ - June 2008, p.online
Dell breaches FDA [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.6                     Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.7
External hard-drives [Test] - September 2006, p.Online                          Consumer NZ [Media Release] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.online
Home network systems - November 2006, p.Online                                  Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.5
Keyboard cleaner [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.48                           Consumer NZ [Editorial] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.2
Letters [Letters] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.43                                 Consumer NZ [Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.3
Letters [Letters] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.51                               Consumer NZ [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.3
Marketscore [Watchdog] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.4                          Consumer NZ [Short] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
Online articles [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.6                         p.3
Podcasting - May 2007, p.Online                                                 Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
Portable data storage - January 2007, p.Online                                     487), p.4
Reliability survey [Survey] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.20-22                     Consumer NZ [Short] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.3
Reliability survey [Survey] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.22-24                     Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.5
                                                                                Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.7
Consumer                                                                        Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.4
Clubs                                                                           Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5
Consumer Clubs [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.5                           Consumer NZ [Editorial] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.2
                                                                                Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.4
Consumer                                                                        Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.5
Guarantees                                                                      Consumer Recommends [Editorial] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.2
Act                                                                             Consumer Rights [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.6
[Letters] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.43                                         Editorial [Editorial] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.2
Apple iPod [Watchdog] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.5                               Healthy Eating Checklist [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.4
Building disputes - June 2009, (no. 492), p.32-34                               Letters [Letters] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.43
Cavoodle [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.4                             Letters [Letters] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.43
Letters [Letters] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.43                                 Letters [Letters] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.43
Letters [Letters] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.43                                  Stress - February 2008, (no. 477), p.24-25
Motor scooter repairs [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.4                 Sunscreens [Media Release] - June 2008, p.online
                                                                                Sunscreens [Media Release] - June 2008, p.online
Consumer
information                                                                    Consumer
services                                                                       Online
Car sales [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4                               [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.4
Letters [Letters] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.51                                 Consumer online [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.4
Probability of default [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.6
                                                                               Consumer
Consumer                                                                       protection
magazine                                                                       [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5
Consumer magazine [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.6                    Consumer letters [Letters] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.3
Consumer NZ [Editorial] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.2                         Consumer letters [Letters] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.3
Consumer NZ [Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.3                             Consumer letters [Letters] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.3
Consumer NZ [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.3                            Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.5
Consumer NZ [Short] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),                 Consumer protection [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009,
  p.3                                                                            (no. 487), p.7
Consumer NZ [Short] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.3                            Consumer Protection [Editorial] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.2
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.4                             Consumer protection laws [Editorial] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.2
Qantas Media Awards [Editorial] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.2                    Consumer rights [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.5
Qantas Media Awards - June 2007, (no. 470), p.16                               Consumers letters [Letters] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.3
                                                                               Extended warraties - April 2007, (no. 468), p.5
Consumer                                                                       Legal rights [Letters] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.51
NZ                                                                             Letters [Letters] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.3
[Short] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.3                                           Letters to Consumer [Letters] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.3
[Short] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.3                                           Returning gifts [News] - January 2007, p.Online
[Short] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.3                                             Returns and refunds - October 2006, p.Online
 - June 2009, (no. 492), p.3
 - July 2009, (no. 493), p.3                                                   Consumer
 - August 2009, (no. 494), p.3                                                 Recommend
 - September 2009, (no. 495), p.3                                              s
[Short] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.3                                         Consumer Recommends [News] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.37
[Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.4                                      Consumer Recommends [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495),
[Short] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.3                                             p.5
[Short] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.3                                        Consumer recommends [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.6
[Short] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.3                                           Consumer Recommends [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.7
Book reviews [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.7                         Consumer Recommends [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.7
Climate change [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7
Consumer awards - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.23-               Consumer
   25                                                                          Representati
Consumer magazine [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4                       ves



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5                             COUNTERF
Consumer representatives [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475),                  EIT
  p.6                                                                            PRODUCTS
                                                                                 Perfumes [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
Consumers                                                                          p.5
Institute
[Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7                                      Country of
[Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.5                                           origin
[Editorial] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.3                                      labelling
[Letters] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.43                                       [Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4-7
Award winning project [News] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.6                      Country of origin labelling - March 2009, (no. 489), p.15-17
Board election [News] - June 2006, p.Online                                      Goodman Fielder Bacon [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.5
Board news [Short] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.5                                 Legal rights [Letters] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.51
Complete Ass Awards - January 2007, p.Online                                     Letters [Letters] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.51
Consumer NZ [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.5                              Origin labelling [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.4
David Russell's farewell [Editorial] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.2
Emission rules [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.5                       Crackers
Letters [Letters] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.3                                    Crackers [Survey] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.13-14
Letters [Letters] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.43
Letters [Letters] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.43                              Credit
Letters [Letters] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.43                                - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4, 6-7
Letters [Letters] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.43                               Letters [Letters] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.51
Sue Chetwin [Media Release] - February 2007, p.Online
Sue Chetwin editorial [Editorial] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.2                     Credit cards
Tribute to David Russell - April 2007, (no. 468), p.4                            [Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51
                                                                                 [Letters] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.51
Consumers                                                                        [Letters] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.43
Institute                                                                        Bank cards [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.6
publications                                                                     Credit card security [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.5
Consumer magazine [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4                         Credit Cards [Watchdog] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.4
                                                                                 Credit cards - February 2008, (no. 477), p.16-18
Consumers                                                                        Credit cards - February 2008, (no. 477), p.18-20
International                                                                    Credit cards - November 2008, (no. 486), p.29-31
Climate change [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7                         Credit cards - August 2009, (no. 494), p.8-11
                                                                                 Report - July 2006, (no. 460), p.12-17
Contracts
[Letters] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.43                                       Credit
Real estate contract - September 2009, (no. 495), p.12-13                        unions
                                                                                 Savings and investment [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7
Cooking oils
Appliances [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.7                            Cycle
Cooking oil - August 2009, (no. 494), p.15-17                                    helmets
                                                                                 Recall Hud helmets [News] - June 2007, p.Online
Cooking
thermometer                                                                      Dairy
s                                                                                products
Meat thermometers [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.19-21                     Dairy prices - June 2008, (no. 481), p.11-13

Cooktops                                                                         Dating
Ceramic cooktops [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.38-39                         services
Cooktops, gas [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.45-47                            Online dating services - February 2008, (no. 477), p.8-10
                                                                                 Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6
Copyright
Letters [Letters] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.51                Debit cards
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51                               Credit cards - August 2009, (no. 494), p.8-11

Cosmetic                                                                         Debt
surgery                                                                          collection
Cosmetic procedures - October 2008, (no. 485), p.42-44                           Letters [Letters] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.43

Cosmetics                                                                        Debt
[Letters] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.51                                           consolidatio
Cosmetics labelling - October 2009, (no. 496), p.8-10                            n
Mascara [User Trial] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.14-16                             Debt consolidation [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.11-13
Mineral foundations - October 2009, (no. 496), p.16-17
                                                                                 Dehumidifier
Cots                                                                             s
Child safety [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.7                             [Letters] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.43
Portable cots [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.39-41                         Dehumidifier test [Test] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.30-31
                                                                                 Dehumidifiers - July 2009, (no. 493), p.32-33



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

                                                                                s
Dental care                                                                     [Short] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4-7
- August 2007, (no. 472), p. 4, 5, 6,                                           [Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51
Dental services - November 2008, (no. 486), p.36-37                             AEG Appliances [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.5
Dental services [Survey] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.38                       Dishwasher test [Test] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.32-34
                                                                                Dishwashers [Test] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.29-32
Dentists                                                                        Dishwashers [Test] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.40-41
Dental services - November 2008, (no. 486), p.36-37                             Dishwashers [Test] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.31-33
Dental services [Survey] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.38                       Dishwashers [Test] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.47-49
Letters [Letters] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.43                                  Dishwashers [Test] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.37-39
                                                                                Dishwashers [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.27-29
Depression                                                                      Dishwashers test [Test] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.31-33
Clinical depression - January 2007, (no. 466), p.26-29                          History [Short] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.4

Diet                                                                            Disputes
Daily intake calculator - September 2006, p.Online                              tribunals
Fat quiz - June 2006, p.online                                                   - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4, 6-7
                                                                                Building disputes - June 2009, (no. 492), p.32-34
Dietary                                                                         Claims - May 2007, (no. 469), p.19-21
supplement                                                                      Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.5
s                                                                               Dispute resolution, Telecommunications [Watchdog] - September
Glucosamine [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.20-22                                2008, (no. 484), p.4
Omega 3 Fish oil supplements [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480),                  Disputes tribunal - August 2008, (no. 483), p.25
  p.7                                                                           Higher claim limit - October 2006, p.Online
                                                                                Mobile telephones [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7
Digital
cameras                                                                         Divorce
[Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4-7                                        Relationship separation - September 2006, (no. 462), p.12-15
[Short] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4-7
Compact and DSLR [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.27-31                      Doctors
Compact and SLR [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.35-37                           Doctors and nutritional supplements - May 2009, (no. 491), p.29-31
Compact and SLR test [Test] - April 2007, p.Online                              GP fees - May 2007, (no. 469), p.16-18
Digital cameras [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.22-25                       Marketing prescription drugs - March 2007, (no. 467), p.6-10
Digital cameras [Test] - June 2008, p.online
Digital cameras [Test] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.34-37                          Dogs
Digital cameras [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4                        Letters [Letters] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.51
Digital cameras - October 2008, p.Consumer online
Digital cameras [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.8-11                       Door to door
Digital cameras [Test] - January 2009, p.online                                 sales
Digital cameras [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.22-24                         [Editorial] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.3
Digital/SLRs [Test] - July 2006, p.Online                                       Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.4
Digital/SLRs [Test] - August 2007, p.Online                                     Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.5
History [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.5                                 Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.6
SLRs and compacts [Test] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.28-30
                                                                                Drills
Digital print                                                                   Drills, cordless [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.35-37
labs
Photo printing kiosks - June 2008, (no. 481), p.48-49                           Drinking
                                                                                chocolate
Digital video                                                                   Drinking chocolate [User Trial] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.15
cameras
Camcorders [Test] - September 2008, p.online                                    Drugs
Camcorders, digital [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.12-13                  - August 2007, (no. 472), p. 4, 5, 6,
Digital camcorders [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.33-35                      Marketing prescription drugs - March 2007, (no. 467), p.6-10
                                                                                Therapeutic Products Bill - June 2007, (no. 470), p.6
Direct debits                                                                   Therapeutic Products Bill [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.5
Direct debits [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.6                           Therapeutic Products Bill [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.5

Dishcloths                                                                      Duvets
Dishcloths [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.7                             Buying guide - April 2007, p.Online

Dishwasher                                                                      DVD
detergent                                                                       Technology [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.4
Dishwasher detergents [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.42
                                                                                DVD burners
Dishwasher                                                                      DVD hard disk recorders [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.40-42
detergents
Award winning project [News] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.6                     DVD
                                                                                recorders
Dishwasher                                                                      DVD hard disk recorders [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.40-42



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                8
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

DVD Recorders - January 2008, p.Online                                          Trust
DVD recorders - November 2008, p.online                                         Emily Carpenter Charitable Trust [Watchdog] - September 2009,
                                                                                  (no. 495), p.5
DVD/VCR
players                                                                         Enableme
Letters [Letters] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.51               Enableme - July 2009, (no. 493), p.28-29

eComTraine                                                                      Endorsemen
rs                                                                              t
StoresOnlin                                                                     Consumer Recommends [News] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.37
e
Website development [News] - March 2007, p.Online                               Energy
                                                                                companies
Economy                                                                         Bank fees [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.4
Economic conditions [Editorial] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.3
Economy [Editorial] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.2                             Energy
Economy [Editorial] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.2                             saving
                                                                                Building Code [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.5
Education                                                                       Energy efficiency [Update] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4
Educational software [User Trial] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.28-            Energy efficiency, home - July 2008, (no. 482), p.14-15
  31                                                                            Energy use - October 2008, (no. 485), p.16-17
Mathemagic Computer Tutor - September 2007, (no. 473), p.30-31                  Fuel saving devices [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.5
Online homework sites - March 2009, (no. 489), p.8-11                           Home energy saving - March 2007, (no. 467), p.20-22
                                                                                Light bulbs [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.8-10
Elderly                                                                         Lighting [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.21-23
Home support - February 2008, (no. 477), p.21-23                                Power monitors [Test] - September 2006, p.Online
Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6                           Power saving - June 2009, (no. 492), p.35
Rest homes - August 2009, (no. 494), p.26-28                                    Power saving gadgets - June 2008, (no. 481), p.24-25
Rest homes - October 2009, (no. 496), p.31-33                                   Power savings - June 2008, (no. 481), p.29-31
Rest homes [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.7                              Powerswitch - May 2009, (no. 491), p.15-17
                                                                                Solar water heating [Test] - December 2006, p.Online
Election                                                                        Solar water heating - March 2007, p.Online
issues
Election issues - October 2008, (no. 485), p.27-31                              Energy use
Election issues - October 2008, (no. 485), p.29                                  - November 2007, (no. 475), p.14-15
                                                                                 - April 2008, (no. 479), p.2-3
Electric                                                                        Appliance running cost - October 2006, p.Online
blankets                                                                        Consumer, erratum [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7
[Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51                                         Consumer family - June 2008, (no. 481), p.20-21
Buying guide - May 2006, (no. 458), p.40-41                                     Energy use - October 2008, (no. 485), p.16-17
                                                                                Heaters, running costs [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.7
Electrical                                                                      Home energy saving - March 2007, (no. 467), p.20-22
safety                                                                          Insulation - Heatsmart programme [Watchdog] - September 2009,
Cheap and unsafe products - November 2007, (no. 475), p.12-13                      (no. 495), p.6
                                                                                Power monitors [Test] - September 2006, p.Online
Electricity                                                                     Power saving - June 2009, (no. 492), p.35
industry                                                                        Power savings - June 2008, (no. 481), p.29-31
[Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.7                                      Power use - July 2009, (no. 493), p.42-43
[Letters] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.43                                        Powerswitch - May 2009, (no. 491), p.15-17
Home energy - March 2008, (no. 478), p.20-21                                    Powerswitch [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.5
Letters [Letters] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.51
Overview - November 2006, (no. 464), p.9-11                                     English
Performance survey [Survey] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.22-23                 language
Power companies [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.4                      Plain English awards [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.7
Power companies [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
   487), p.7                                                                    Environment
Power prices [Watchdog] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.5                             Carbon - August 2007, (no. 472), p.8-11
Power savings - June 2008, (no. 481), p.29-31
Power shop - March 2009, (no. 489), p.39                                        Environment
PowerSwitch website - July 2007, (no. 471), p.42                                al claims
Prices [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.5                                 Cars - July 2008, (no. 482), p.16-17
Regulation [News] - June 2007, p.Online                                         Misleading claims [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.6
Smart meters [Editorial] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.2
                                                                                Environment
Email                                                                           al labelling
Anti-spam legislation [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.6               Cleaning products - March 2010, (no. 500), p.18-20
                                                                                Misleading claims [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.6
Emily                                                                           Printer paper - February 2010, (no. 499), p.18-19
Carpenter
Charitable                                                                      Equity



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                           9
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

release                                                                          Finance companies [Editorial] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.3
Mortgages, Equity release - June 2009, (no. 492), p.23-25                        Financial advisers [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.6
Mortgages - reverse equity - August 2009, (no. 494), p.25                        Financial advisers - April 2010, (no. 501), p.20-21
                                                                                 Financial disclosure [Editorial] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.3
Erectile                                                                         Managed funds - October 2007, (no. 474), p.12-13
dysfunction                                                                      National finance 2000 Ltd [News] - May 2006, p.Online
Men's Health [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5
                                                                                Financial
Espresso                                                                        services
machines                                                                        Loans
Coffee machines test [Test] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.34-36                    Debt consolidation - August 2006, (no. 461), p.19-21
Espresso machines [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.12-13                       New regulations [Editorial] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.2
Espresso machines [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.43-45
Espresso machines [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.28-30                       Fire hazards
Espresso machines, portable - March 2010, (no. 500), p.30                       Downlights [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.7

Ethical                                                                         Firewood
investments                                                                     [Letters] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.51
Investments - August 2008, (no. 483), p.15-17                                   Compressed logs [Test] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.18
Report - May 2007, (no. 469), p.24                                              Firewood [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.6

Exercise                                                                        First aid
Exercise myths - October 2007, p.online                                          - September 2007, p.Online
Shoes - October 2008, (no. 485), p.21-23
                                                                                Fish
Exhaust                                                                         Fish, canned - September 2008, (no. 484), p.33-35
emissions                                                                       Fisheries, sustainability - September 2008, (no. 484), p.8-10
Emission rules [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.5                      Omega 3 Fish oil supplements [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480),
                                                                                   p.7
Eye
protection                                                                      Fisher &
Eye protectors [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.36-39                        Paykel
                                                                                [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.6
Eye surgery
Laser eye surgery - July 2007, (no. 471), p.20-23                               Five Star
                                                                                Consumer
Eyes                                                                            Finance
Eye protectors [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.36-39                        [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.5
Eye tests [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.4
                                                                                Flammable
Fair Trading                                                                    fabrics
Act                                                                             Child safety [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.7
Dell breaches FDA [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.6
Labelling [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5                            Florists
Scratch 4 Cash [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.4                           Florists [Survey] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.11-13
Telecom [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.6                                 History [Short] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.4
Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.6
                                                                                Flowers
Fats                                                                            Florists online - May 2006, (no. 458), p.8-11
Fat quiz - June 2006, p.online                                                  History [Short] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.4
                                                                                Rocket Florists [Watchdog] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.5
Finances
Budgeting tips - February 2009, (no. 488), p.8-11                               Fonterra
Car finance - June 2006, (no. 459), p.23-25                                     Dairy prices - June 2008, (no. 481), p.11-13
Finance company investing - March 2007, (no. 467), p.40-42                      Dairy products [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4
Finance company investment - June 2006, (no. 459), p.42
Get-rich-quick seminar [Watchdog] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.5              Food
PIEs [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.5                                    Consumer Rights [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.6
                                                                                Drink analysis - October 2006, (no. 463), p.6-8
Financial                                                                       Food miles - September 2006, (no. 462), p.16-17
advice                                                                          Food myths - September 2006, p.Online
Financial advisers - April 2010, (no. 501), p.20-21                             Food prices [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7
                                                                                Food prices [Editorial] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.3
Financial                                                                       Food prices [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.7
services                                                                        Fridge-freezers [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.42-46
[Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.5                                      Healthy Eating Checklist [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.4
ConsumerSaver [Editorial] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.2                         Lunchbox snacks - February 2009, (no. 488), p.15-17
Editorial [Editorial] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.3
Enableme - July 2009, (no. 493), p.28-29                                        Food
Finance companies - October 2007, (no. 474), p.14-17                            additives



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                            10
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Bacon and ham [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.13-15
Bread - iodine added [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.4                Fruit
Folate [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7                              Buying fresh produce - September 2006, p.Online
Iodine [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.5                                   Daily fruit and vegetable intake - May 2008, p.online
                                                                                Fruit [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.4
Food
advertising                                                                     Fruit juice
[Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4-7                                        Fruit juice - July 2007, p.online
Children's cereals - May 2006, (no. 458), p.17-20                               Fruit juice [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.11-
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.5                                 12
                                                                                Fruit Juice [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.13-
Food                                                                               15
allergies                                                                       Juice vitamin C [Watchdog] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.4
Allergies - January 2007, (no. 466), p.18-20                                    Juicers [Test] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.18-20

Food                                                                            Fuel
hygiene                                                                         [Short] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4-7
Campylobacter - November 2007, (no. 475), p.22-23                               Biodiesel - September 2006, p.Online
Food safety - February 2010, (no. 499), p.26                                    Fuel economy - September 2008, (no. 484), p.16-17
                                                                                Fuel economy labelling [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.7
Food                                                                            Fuel economy website - May 2006, p.Online
labelling                                                                       Fuel quality [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.5
Country of origin labelling - March 2009, (no. 489), p.15-17                    Fuel saving device [Watchdog] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.5
Food label claims - April 2007, (no. 468), p.15-16                              Fuel saving devices [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.5
Food labelling [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.5                        Fuel saving petrol and tips - June 2006, (no. 459), p.34
Food labelling [Editorial] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.2                         LPG - April 2009, (no. 490), p.14-16
Food labelling [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.4                            Petrol price protest [News] - May 2006, p.Online
Food labelling [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.6                           Petrol prices - September 2008, p.online
Safety [Editorial] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.3
                                                                                Funeral
Food mixers                                                                     directors
[Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.4                                      Funerals, Green options - October 2009, (no. 496), p.18-19
Food processors and blenders [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.35-
  37                                                                            Funerals
                                                                                Funeral costs - October 2006, (no. 463), p.9-11
Food                                                                            Funerals, Green options - October 2009, (no. 496), p.18-19
processors
Blenders, Hand-held [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.46-47                     Furniture
Food processors [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.43-45                     [Letters] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.51
Food processors and blenders [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.35-            Furniture, Composite leather - April 2010, (no. 501), p.16-17
  37                                                                            Furniture, imported wood - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
                                                                                  487), p.32-34
Food safety
[Short] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.2-3, 4-5                                  Game
Campylobacter - November 2007, (no. 475), p.22-23                               consoles
Campylobactor bacteria [Watchdog] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.4                 Trials of the big three consoles - December 2007, (no. 476), p.25-27
Food labelling [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.5                        Xbox [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.7
Food safety [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.5
Food safety [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.6                          Garages
Food safety - February 2010, (no. 499), p.26                                    [Letters] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.43
Fridge-freezers [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.42-46
Meat thermometers [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.19-21                    Gardening
Milk [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.5                                    - February 2008, (no. 477), p.26-28
                                                                                Herbs - September 2008, (no. 484), p.30-31
Formaldehy                                                                      Vegetable gardening - September 2007, (no. 473), p.26-27
de
Formaldehyde [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.6                         Gas
                                                                                appliances
FRAGRANC                                                                        Cooktops, gas [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.45-47
ES
Perfumes [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),                  Gas heaters
  p.5                                                                           Heaters [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.4

Fraud                                                                           Gas industry
Identity theft and fraud - March 2007, (no. 467), p.11-13                       Gas Industry, Consumer Forum [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no.
Scams [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.4                                      496), p.5
                                                                                Prices [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.5
Freezers
Buying guide - November 2006, p.Online                                          Genesis
Freezers, chest [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.44-46                        Energy



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                  11
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Power companies [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.                 Hair dye
  487), p.7                                                                     Hair dyes - May 2008, (no. 480), p.23-25

Gifts                                                                           Hair loss
[Letters] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.43                                      Hair loss - October 2009, (no. 496), p.10-12
Charitable giving [Short] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
  487), p.28                                                                    Hand-held
Consumer gift guide - December 2006, p.Online                                   mixers
Quality gift products - August 2006, p.Online                                   Hand-held mixers [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.36-38
Top gifts [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5
                                                                                Hands-free
Glen                                                                            kits
Dimplex                                                                         Hands-free kits [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.30-31
Australasia
Ltd                                                                             Hardware
Heaters [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.4                                 Survey of hardware stores [Survey] - September 2006, p.Online

Glucosamin                                                                      HD
e                                                                               recorders
 - April 2008, (no. 479), p.4-5, 6-7                                            Blu-ray/HD recorder - February 2010, (no. 499), p.32-33
Glucosamine [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.20-22
                                                                                Headphones
Governance                                                                      Earphones, Noise-cancelling [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.37-38
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.5                               Headphones, wireless [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.38-39
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5                            Noise cancelling [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.39-40
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.4                          Update on noise cancelling cancelling headphones [Update] -
                                                                                  December 2007, (no. 476), p.6
GPS units
GPS units [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.30-32                               Health
GPS units [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.36-38                               [Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4-7
GPS units [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.38-39                                [Short] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5
GPS units, cars - April 2010, (no. 501), p.26-28                                Food safety [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.5
Hand-held GPS [Test] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.11-12                       Food safety [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.6
                                                                                Health - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.26-28
Greenhouse                                                                      Immunisation [Editorial] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.2
gases                                                                           Men's health - October 2006, (no. 463), p.21-23
Climate change [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7                        Men's Health [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5
                                                                                Milk [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.5
Greenwash                                                                       Therapeutic product regulation [News] - June 2007, p.Online
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4
Bamboo clothing - February 2010, (no. 499), p.14-15                             Health
Cars - July 2008, (no. 482), p.16-17                                            claims
Cleaning products - March 2010, (no. 500), p.18-20                              Niagara Therapy [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.7
Greenwash [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.7                               Omega 3 [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.12-15

Guarantees                                                                      Health
Building guarantees - April 2008, (no. 479), p.23-25                            insurance
HD cables [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.7                                 Best policies - December 2006, (no. 465), p.34-37
Investment [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),                Cover and premiums - November 2007, (no. 475), p.27-29
  p.6                                                                           Health insurance [Survey] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.32-33

Gutter                                                                          Health
guards                                                                          services
Gutter guards [User Trial] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.32-33                 Drug funding - August 2007, (no. 472), p.12-15
                                                                                GP fees - May 2007, (no. 469), p.16-18
Gymnasium                                                                       Waiting lists - December 2006, (no. 465), p.24-27
s
[Letters] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.43                                      Hearing aids
                                                                                Cheap hearing aids [Test] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.32-33
Hair
Hair loss - October 2009, (no. 496), p.10-12                                    Heat and eat
                                                                                meals
Hair                                                                            Heat and eat meals [Survey] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.13-14
colouring
products                                                                        Heat pumps
Hair dyes - May 2008, (no. 480), p.23-25                                        [Letters] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.51
                                                                                Heat pump timers [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.6
Hair dryers                                                                     Heat pump water heaters [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.8-11
Hair dryers [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.6                            Heat pumps [Test] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.26-27
                                                                                Heat pumps [Survey] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.28



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                 12
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Heat pumps - April 2009, (no. 490), p.17                                        Holidays
Heat pumps [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.12-13                                Camping equipment - October 2006, (no. 463), p.24-26
Heat pumps [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.34-36                            Funtastic Holidays [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.4
Heat pumps [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.4                              Letters [Letters] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.51
Heat-pumps / Air-conditioners [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463),
  p.38-40                                                                       Home and
Heat pumps, reliability [Survey] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.14                    Garden
Test results [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.26-28                              Generators [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.41-42

Heaters                                                                         Home help
[Letters] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.51                                          Cleaning services - February 2008, (no. 477), p.28-30
Child safety [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.7                              Home support - February 2008, (no. 477), p.21-23
Convection [Test] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.38-39
Heaters [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.4                                Home
Heaters, Convection [Test] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.22-23                      improvemen
Heaters, LPG [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.6                            ts
Heaters, oil filled [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.36-37                      Energy efficiency, home - July 2008, (no. 482), p.14-15
Heaters, running costs [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.7                   Home renovations, sustainable - October 2008, (no. 485), p.12-15
Oil column heaters [Test] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.30-31
                                                                                Home
Heating                                                                         security
Consumer family - June 2008, (no. 481), p.20-21                                 Burglary prevention - December 2006, (no. 465), p.9
Energy efficiency, home - July 2008, (no. 482), p.14-15
Firewood [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.6                                Home
Heating - April 2009, (no. 490), p.18-19                                        theatre
Home energy costs - June 2008, (no. 481), p.19                                  Home theatre [Test] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.31-33
Home heating - June 2008, (no. 481), p.19                                       Sound bars [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.48-49
Home heating - April 2010, (no. 501), p.8-9                                     Video projectors - July 2007, (no. 471), p.34-37
Home heating guide - April 2007, p.Online
Home heating options - March 2007, (no. 467), p.14-15                           Hospitals
Insulation [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7                             Waiting lists - December 2006, (no. 465), p.24-27
Insulation - Heatsmart programme [Watchdog] - September 2009,
   (no. 495), p.6                                                               Hot water
Lighting [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.21-23                                cylinders
Pellet burners - March 2007, (no. 467), p.17-19                                 Hot water cylinders [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.6
Pellet burners - May 2007, (no. 469), p.4
Woodburners - April 2009, (no. 490), p.20-22                                    House
                                                                                building
Herbal                                                                          Insurance, House rebuilding - May 2009, (no. 491), p.31-32
remedies                                                                        Leaky homes - August 2007, (no. 472), p.17-21
Adverse effects - August 2006, (no. 461), p.16-18                               Leaky homes - September 2008, (no. 484), p.38
Alternative medicines - August 2006, p.Online                                   Leaky homes [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.6

Herbs                                                                           House
Herbs - September 2008, (no. 484), p.30-31                                      inspections
                                                                                House inspection firms [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.6-11
High chairs                                                                     Regulation [Watchdog] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.4
High chairs [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.32-34                             Review [Watchdog] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.5

High                                                                            House
definition                                                                      insurance
Freeview TV - May 2008, (no. 480), p.14-15                                       - April 2008, (no. 479), p.4-5, 6-7
HD cables [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.7                                 Floor size for insurance - December 2007, (no. 476), p.39
Sky TV [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7                                  Home insurance tips [Watchdog] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.5
                                                                                House and contents - May 2006, (no. 458), p.26-29
Holiday                                                                         Insurance, House rebuilding - May 2009, (no. 491), p.31-32
accommoda
tion                                                                            House
Holiday accommodation [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.7                    maintenance
Holiday accommodation - August 2008, (no. 483), p.18-19                         Home renovations, sustainable - October 2008, (no. 485), p.12-15
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51                              Leaky homes [News] - May 2006, p.Online
                                                                                Leaky homes - September 2008, (no. 484), p.38
Holiday                                                                         Leaky homes [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.6
destinations
Travel packages - June 2008, (no. 481), p.39-41                                 House
                                                                                selling
Holiday                                                                         Real estate agents fees - June 2008, (no. 481), p.36-38
Fever Club                                                                      Real estate agents fees survey - June 2006, (no. 459), p.26-29
Holiday accommodation [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.7
                                                                                Houses



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                              13
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Leaky homes [News] - May 2006, p.Online                                          Budgeting, online tools - June 2009, (no. 492), p.18-19
Sustainable homes website [Short] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.30                   Online homework sites - March 2009, (no. 489), p.8-11
                                                                                 RSS - May 2006, p.Online
Ice cream                                                                        VoIP - July 2006, (no. 460), p.42
Ice cream [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.4
Ice cream - February 2010, (no. 499), p.16-17                                   Internet
Vanilla [Test] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.9-11                                security
                                                                                 - May 2008, (no. 480), p.4-5, 6,
Immunisatio                                                                     Computers, Security suites [Test] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.29-31
n                                                                               Computers, Security suites [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.30-33
Immunisation [Editorial] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.2                           Consumer NZ [Media Release] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.online
Immunisation - April 2009, (no. 490), p.30-32                                   Internet security [Correction] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4

Imports                                                                         Internet
Formaldehyde [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.6                         service
Furniture, imported wood - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.                   providers
  487), p.32-34                                                                 [Short] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.2-3, 4-5
Raw cheeses [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.4                         Internet service providers [Survey] - November 2008, (no. 486),
                                                                                   p.26-28
Influenza                                                                       Internet service providers [Survey] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.11-
Remedies - April 2007, (no. 468), p.26-28                                          13
                                                                                ISP member survey [Survey] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.8-11
Insect                                                                          Members survey [Survey] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.16-19
repellents                                                                      VoIP - July 2006, (no. 460), p.42
Insect sprays [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.7
                                                                                Internet
Insulation                                                                      Telephony
 - November 2007, (no. 475), p.14-15                                            Online phone calls - May 2008, p.online
Building Code [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.5
Dangers of DIY floor insulation [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no.                 Investment
   474), p.6                                                                    advisers
Energy efficiency, home - July 2008, (no. 482), p.14-15                         Finance companies - October 2007, (no. 474), p.14-17
Insulation - December 2006, p.online
Insulation - February 2009, (no. 488), p.online                                 Investments
Insulation [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7                             [Short] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4-6
Insulation - Heatsmart programme [Watchdog] - September 2009,                   Bonds, Company - May 2009, (no. 491), p.34-36
   (no. 495), p.6                                                               Bonus Bonds - August 2009, (no. 494), p.20-21
                                                                                Crown Retail Deposit Guarantee scheme [Watchdog] - October
Insurance                                                                         2009, (no. 496), p.7
[Letters] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.43                                      Finance company investment - June 2006, (no. 459), p.42
Digital download insurance - April 2008, (no. 479), p.16-17                     Investment [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
House and contents insurance [Survey] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.18-              p.6
   19                                                                           Kiwisaver - June 2008, (no. 481), p.16-18
Insurance [Survey] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.26-27                             Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7
Insurance, home and contents - April 2010, (no. 501), p.22-25                   Managed funds - October 2008, (no. 485), p.24-26
Insurance, travel - May 2008, (no. 480), p.16-19                                PIEs [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.5
                                                                                Probability of default [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.6
Insurance                                                                       Real estate semianrs [Editorial] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.2
brokers                                                                         Savings and investment [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7
Insurance - April 2009, (no. 490), p.23-25                                      Term deposits - October 2007, (no. 474), p.17-18
Insurance brokers - September 2009, (no. 495), p.24-25
                                                                                Invoices
Internet                                                                        Invoices [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.4
 - September 2007, p.online
Banks, Internet banking - December 2006, (no. 465), p.22-23                     Iodine
Code of practice pitfalls - August 2007, (no. 472), p.38                        Bread - iodine added [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.4
Digital download insurance - April 2008, (no. 479), p.16-17
Florists online - May 2006, (no. 458), p.8-11                                   iPad
FUNDIT [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.5                              iPad [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.5
Internet - September 2006, p.online
Internet auction laws - June 2006, (no. 459), p.10-11                           Irons
Internet banking [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.4                         - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4, 6-7
Online shopping - March 2008, (no. 478), p.28-29                                High and mid priced irons [Test] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.32-33
Photo sharing software - May 2008, p.online                                     Irons [Test] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.26-28
Rocket Florists [Watchdog] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.5
Video sharing programmes - May 2008, p.online                                   Jam
VOIP hardware - April 2007, (no. 468), p.13-14                                  Raspberry jam [User Trial] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.26-27

Internet                                                                        Jugs
resources                                                                       Cordless jugs & kettles [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.30



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                   14
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Electric jugs [Test] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.37                            poisoning
                                                                                 Lead poisoning [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7
Juicers                                                                          Toys [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.5
Juicers [Test] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.18-20
                                                                                 Leather
Kayaks                                                                           Furniture, Composite leather - April 2010, (no. 501), p.16-17
Kayaks - October 2007, (no. 474), p.19-21
                                                                                 Legal rights
Kennels                                                                          Air travel [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.5
[Letters] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.51                                            Building disputes - June 2009, (no. 492), p.32-34
                                                                                 Disputes tribunal - August 2008, (no. 483), p.25
Kitchens                                                                         Legal rights [Media Release] - January 2008, p.online
Benchtop surfaces - October 2006, p.Online                                       Legal rights [Letters] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.51
Silicone bakeware [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.34-35                    Letters [Letters] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.51
                                                                                 Letters [Letters] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.43
Kiwibank                                                                         Returns and refunds - October 2006, p.Online
Break fees [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.6                            Unsolicited goods [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.7

Knife                                                                            Legislation
sharpeners                                                                       [Editorial] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.3
Knife sharpeners [Test] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.16-18                          Access to records - November 2007, (no. 475), p.30-32
                                                                                 Anti-spam legislation [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.6
Knives                                                                           Finance companies [Editorial] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.3
Knives [Test] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.34-36                                Legislation [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.16
Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6
                                                                                 Leisure
Labelling                                                                        pursuits
[Letters] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.51                                           Adventure experiences - December 2006, (no. 465), p.10-11
Bamboo clothing - February 2010, (no. 499), p.14-15
Consumer Protection [Editorial] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.2                     Letterboxes
Cosmetics labelling - October 2009, (no. 496), p.8-10                            Mail service [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
electrical appliances [Editorial] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.3                  p.4
Labelling [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5
Timber [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.6                                   Life
                                                                                 insurance
Ladders                                                                          Correction [Correction] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.4
History [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.7                                  Insurance, life [Survey] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.29-31
Ladders [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.40-41                                  Life insurance [Survey] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.14-17
Ladders [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.7                              Survey of policies [Survey] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.40-42
ladders 120kg and over load rating [Test] - August 2007, (no. 472),
   p.39-41                                                                       Light bulbs
Pull quotes [Short] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.2-7                               [Letters] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.51
                                                                                 Compact fluoresent bulbs - September 2007, (no. 473), p.supplement
Laundry                                                                          Editorial [Editorial] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.2
detergents                                                                       Erratum [Correction] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.4
Laundry detergents [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.32-34                         Light bulbs [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.6
Laundry detergents [Short] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.7                           Light bulbs [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.8-10
Laundry detergents [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.42-43                     Light bulbs [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.24
                                                                                 Lightbulbs - August 2009, (no. 494), p.22-23
Lawn
trimmers                                                                         Lighting
Line trimmers [Correction] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.5                        [Letters] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.51
Line trimmers [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.6                        Downlights [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.7
Line trimmers [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.36-37                        Lamps [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4
Petrol and electric [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.28-29                  Lighting - June 2009, (no. 492), p.10-12
                                                                                 Lighting [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.21-23
Lawnmower                                                                        Solar powered lights [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.4
s
[Watchdog, Correction] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5                           Loans
Electric mower test [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.36-38                   Finance companies [Editorial] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.3
History [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.5
Lawnmowers [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.42-43                            Local
                                                                                 government
Lawns                                                                            [Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p. 4, 5, 6-7,
 - February 2008, (no. 477), p.26-28                                             Council spending - September 2007, (no. 473), p.16-19
                                                                                 Letters [Letters] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.51
Lawyers
Invoices [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.4                                 Locator
                                                                                 beacons
Lead                                                                             Emergency beacons - November 2008, (no. 486), p.14-16



Consumer Index             (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                15
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

                                                                                 Moisturisers - April 2008, (no. 479), p.26-27
Loppers
Garden loppers [Test] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.40-41                           Mercury
Pruning tools [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.5                           Lightbulbs - August 2009, (no. 494), p.22-23

Loyalty                                                                         Metlifecare
schemes                                                                         Dispute [Watchdog] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.5
Air NZ airpoints [News] - June 2006, p.Online
Credit cards - February 2008, (no. 477), p.18-20                                Microwave
Information collection - February 2007, p.Online                                ovens
Power companies [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.                 [Short] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.5
   487), p.7                                                                    Compact [Test] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.36-37
Privacy - March 2007, (no. 467), p.26-27                                        Microwave ovens [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.48-49
                                                                                Microwave ovens - April 2010, (no. 501), p.40-41
LPG                                                                             Microwaves, combination [Test] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.42-44
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.5                              Mid-sized ovens [Test] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.30-31
Heaters, LPG [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.6
LPG - April 2009, (no. 490), p.14-16                                            Milk
LPG Pricing [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.4                         Dairy prices - June 2008, (no. 481), p.11-13
Price survey [Survey] - February 2007, p.Online                                 Food prices [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7
                                                                                Milk - September 2007, (no. 473), p.20-22
Magnamail                                                                       Milk [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.5
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6
                                                                                Mineral
Malaria                                                                         foundations
[Short] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.2-3, 4-5                                  Mineral foundations - October 2009, (no. 496), p.16-17

Managed                                                                         Ministry of
funds                                                                           Economic
[Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4-7                                        Developmen
Managed funds - October 2007, (no. 474), p.12-13                                t
Taxation [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.5                                [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5

Mannatech                                                                       Mobile
Doctors and nutritional supplements - May 2009, (no. 491), p.29-31              telephones
                                                                                [Short] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4-7
Maps                                                                            [Letters] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.51
In-car navigation [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.39-41                      [Short] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.4
                                                                                3G phones - May 2006, (no. 458), p.21-23
Marketing                                                                       Bluetooth technology - May 2006, (no. 458), p.42
Consumer Rights [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.6                         GSM mobile phones [Test] - May 2007, p.Online
Marketing prescription drugs - March 2007, (no. 467), p.6-10                    GSM mobiles [Test] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.40-42
                                                                                GSM Phones [Test] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.17-19
Master                                                                          GSM Phones [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.30-33
Builders                                                                        GSM phones [Test] - January 2007, p.Online
Federation                                                                      iPhone [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.32
Building guarantees - April 2008, (no. 479), p.23-25                            iPhone - August 2009, (no. 494), p.34
                                                                                Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51
Media                                                                           Mobile phone charges [Editorial] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.2
Consumer magazine [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4                        Mobile phones [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.38-39
                                                                                Mobile phones [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.8-11
Media                                                                           Mobile phones and car safety - March 2008, (no. 478), p.18-19
players                                                                         Mobile phones and driving [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486),
Media players [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.38-39                           p.6
                                                                                Mobile telephones - July 2008, (no. 482), p.21-23
Medical                                                                         Mobile telephones [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.5
emergency                                                                       Mobile telephones [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7
alarms                                                                          Mobile telephones - November 2008, p.online
Medical emergency alarms - August 2007, (no. 472), p.22-23                      Mobile telephones [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.40-41
                                                                                Palm Treo smartphone [Test] - March 2007, p.Online
Medicine                                                                        Pull quotes [Short] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.2-7
Medicine - May 2009, (no. 491), p.33                                            Telephones - July 2008, p.online
Pharmacy medicines [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.7                       Telephones, CDMA [Test] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.42-43
Therapeutic Products Bill - June 2007, (no. 470), p.6                           Telephones, GSM mobiles [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009,
Therapeutic Products Bill [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.5                 (no. 487), p.44-45
Therapeutic Products Bill [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.5              Telephones, mobile [Test] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.36-38
                                                                                Telephones, mobile - October 2008, p.Consumer online
Men                                                                             Text messages [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5
Men's health - October 2006, (no. 463), p.21-23                                 Youth issues - September 2006, (no. 462), p.30-33
Men's Health [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                               16
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Moisturisers                                                                     Update on noise cancelling cancelling headphones [Update] -
- April 2008, (no. 479), p.4-5, 6-7                                                December 2007, (no. 476), p.6
Moisturisers - April 2008, (no. 479), p.26-27
                                                                                Noise levels
Money                                                                           Electric jugs [Test] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.37
Coin changes [Watchdog] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.4                             Toys [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.42-43
Travel money - July 2008, (no. 482), p.24-25
Travel money - March 2009, (no. 489), p.18-19                                   Non-stick
                                                                                frying pans
Mortgages                                                                       Frying pans [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.5
- May 2008, (no. 480), p.4-5, 6,
Break fees [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.6                           Notebook
Break fees - February 2009, (no. 488), p.24-25                                  computers
Correction 466 [Correction] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.4                        Buying guide - August 2007, p.online
Finance [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.7
FUNDIT [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.5                              NutraNZ
Mortgage diversion - June 2009, (no. 492), p.16-17                              Omega 3 Fish oil supplements [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480),
Mortgage feature - May 2006, (no. 458), p.12-16                                   p.7
Mortgage report - January 2007, (no. 466), p.21-25
Mortgages - May 2008, (no. 480), p.11-13                                        Nutrition
Mortgages - August 2008, (no. 483), p.8-10                                      Daily fruit and vegetable intake - May 2008, p.online
Mortgages, Equity release - June 2009, (no. 492), p.23-25                       Doctors and nutritional supplements - May 2009, (no. 491), p.29-31
Mortgages - reverse equity - August 2007, (no. 472), p.27-29                    Healthy options - October 2007, (no. 474), p.8-11
Mortgages - reverse equity - August 2009, (no. 494), p.25
Reverse equity- Income solutions - August 2007, (no. 472), p.26                 Olive oil
                                                                                Cooking oil - August 2009, (no. 494), p.15-17
Motor                                                                           Country of origin labelling [Watchdog] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.5
caravans                                                                        Extra virgin [Test] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.12-16
Motor homes - February 2009, (no. 488), p.34-36                                 Olive oil - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.20-22

Motor fuels                                                                     Optionetics
Fuel economy labelling [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.7                  Get-rich-quick seminar [Watchdog] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.5

MP3 players                                                                     Oven
- April 2008, (no. 479), p.2-3                                                  cleaners
Flash and hard drive [Test] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.39-41                  Oven cleaners [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.38-39
Flash and hard drive mp3s [Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.28-
  30                                                                            Overdrafts
Hearing loss - July 2006, (no. 460), p.9-11                                     [Letters] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.51
Hearing loss [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.4
Media players [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.38-39                        Packaging
MP3 players [Test] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.39-41                            Laundry detergents [Short] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.7
MP3 players [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.5                             Plasticisers - May 2009, (no. 491), p.23-25
MP3 speaker docks [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.40-42                   Sustainable water bottle [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.5
Nike and iPod [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.41
Portable media players [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.42-43                 Packs
                                                                                Tramping equipment - February 2009, (no. 488), p.26-28
MP4 players
Media players [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.38-39                        Pain
                                                                                relievers
Nanotechnol                                                                     Health, children [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
ogy                                                                                487), p.7
Nanotechnology - March 2010, (no. 500), p.32-33                                 Painkillers - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.38-39

Nappies                                                                         Paint
Nappies, cloth - September 2009, (no. 495), p.27-29                             strippers
                                                                                Paint strippers [Test] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.37-39
Naturopathy                                                                     Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6
- September 2007, p.Online
                                                                                Paint
New Zealand                                                                     stripping
Men's Clinic                                                                    Paint strippers [Test] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.37-39
Men's Health [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5
                                                                                Paper
Nightwear                                                                       Printer paper - February 2010, (no. 499), p.18-19
Children's nightwear - June 2008, (no. 481), p.34-35
From the past - June 2008, (no. 481), p.35                                      Paper roads
                                                                                Paper roads - September 2007, (no. 473), p.8-10
Noise
control                                                                         Paracetamol



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                17
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Painkillers - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.38-39                   Photo sharing software - May 2008, p.online

Parallel                                                                        Photograph
importing                                                                       y
Food labelling [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.6                           [Letters] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.51
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51                              Digital cameras [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.8-11

Pasta                                                                           Pizza Hut
Instant noodles - May 2008, (no. 480), p.20-22                                  Credit card security [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.5
Instant noodles [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7
                                                                                Plasticisers
People                                                                          Consumer Protection [Editorial] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.2
[Short] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.3                                            Plasticisers - May 2009, (no. 491), p.23-25
[Short] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.3
 - June 2009, (no. 492), p.3                                                    Plumbing
 - July 2009, (no. 493), p.3                                                    [Letters] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.51
 - August 2009, (no. 494), p.3
 - September 2009, (no. 495), p.3                                               Political
[Short] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.3                                          parties
[Short] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.3                                            Election issues - October 2008, (no. 485), p.27-31
[Short] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.3                                         Election issues - October 2008, (no. 485), p.29
[Short] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.3
Consumer NZ [Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.3                              Portable
Consumer NZ [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.3                             media
Consumer NZ [Short] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),                  players
   p.3                                                                          Portable media players [Test] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.38-39
Consumer NZ [Short] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.3                             Portable media players [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.42-43
People [Short] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.4
                                                                                Postal
PERFUMES                                                                        services
Perfumes [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),                  Mail service [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
  p.5                                                                             p.4
                                                                                Postal services [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.6
Pest control                                                                    Universal mail - June 2009, (no. 492), p.47
Controlling pests - December 2007, (no. 476), p.34-36
Insect sprays [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.7                           Potting
                                                                                mixes
Pet food                                                                        Potting mixes [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.46-48
Pets - March 2008, (no. 478), p.25-27
Pull quotes [Short] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.2-7                              Power
Understanding the label - July 2007, (no. 471), p.12-13                         timers
                                                                                Power saving gadgets - June 2008, (no. 481), p.24-25
Petrol
[Letters] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.51                                          Prepared
Bank cards [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.6                           meals
Fuel economy - September 2008, (no. 484), p.16-17                               Heat and eat meals [Survey] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.13-14
Fuel economy labelling [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.7
Fuel quality [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.5                        Prescription
Fuel saving devices [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.5                     charges
Petrol Prices - May 2008, (no. 480), p.10                                       Pharmacy medicines [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.7
Petrol prices - September 2008, p.online                                        Pharmacy subsidies - May 2008, p.online
                                                                                Prescription charges [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.7
Pets
[Letters] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.51                                           Pressure
Cavoodle [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.4                             cookers
Cost of pets - July 2007, (no. 471), p.6-9                                      Pressure cookers [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.42-44
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51
Pet-n-sur update [Update] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.6                         Prices
                                                                                 - April 2008, (no. 479), p.2-3
Pharmacies                                                                      Cost of living - April 2009, (no. 490), p.8-10
Pharmacy medicines [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.7                       Food prices [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7
Pharmacy subsidies - May 2008, p.online                                         Food prices [Editorial] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.3
Prescription charges [Watchdog] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.7                 Food prices [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.7
                                                                                GP fees - May 2007, (no. 469), p.16-18
Photograph                                                                      LPG Pricing [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.4
s                                                                               Mobile phone charges [Editorial] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.2
Letters [Letters] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.51               Petrol Prices - May 2008, (no. 480), p.10
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51                              Petrol prices - September 2008, p.online
Photo-editing software [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.45-47                Price tracking [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.7
Photo printing kiosks - June 2008, (no. 481), p.48-49                           Prices [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.5



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                18
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Sky TV [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7                                    Pull quotes [Short] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.2-7
Supermarket price survey [Survey] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.6-7                    Waste disposal [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7
Supermarket prices [Survey] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.11                     Waste Recycling - March 2008, (no. 478), p.22-24
Travel surcharges - September 2009, (no. 495), p.16-17
Unit pricing - November 2008, (no. 486), p.20-21                                 Refrigerator/
                                                                                 freezers
Privacy                                                                          Erratum [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.4
Credit card security [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.5                   Fridge door seals [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.4
Letters [Letters] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.51                               Fridge/freezers [Test] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.32-35
Privacy Act - October 2006, (no. 463), p.32-34                                   Fridge / freezers [Test] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.39-41
                                                                                 Fridge freezers [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.33-35
Professionai                                                                     Fridge-freezers [Test] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.36-37
l                                                                                Fridge-freezers [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.44-46
Acrylic nails [Watchdog] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.4                              Fridge-freezers [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.42-46
                                                                                 Fridges [Editorial] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.2
Property                                                                         History [Short] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.4
investment                                                                       Large fridge/freezer pigeon pairs [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.38-
Investment seminars - January 2007, (no. 466), p.12-13                              40
Mortgage feature - May 2006, (no. 458), p.12-16                                  Refridgerators, safety [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.6
Property - July 2008, (no. 482), p.11-13                                         Refrigerator/freezers [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.46
Property seminars [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.4                         Refrigerator/freezers [Test] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.29-33

Prostate                                                                         Refunds
Men's health report - November 2006, (no. 464), p.25-27                          [Letters] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.43

Pruning                                                                          Relationship
 - February 2008, (no. 477), p.26-28                                             s
                                                                                 Dating services [Test] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.12-15
Pruning                                                                          Online dating services - February 2008, (no. 477), p.8-10
tools
Pruning tools [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.5                            Renovations
                                                                                 Home renovations, sustainable - October 2008, (no. 485), p.12-15
Public
transport                                                                        Repair
 - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4-5, 6-7                                         services
Bus fares [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.7                            AEG Appliances [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.5
Fuel economy - September 2008, (no. 484), p.16-17
Transport - September 2008, (no. 484), p.3                                       Rest homes
                                                                                 Rest homes - August 2009, (no. 494), p.26-28
Rain checks                                                                      Rest homes - August 2009, (no. 494), p.29
Rain checks [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5                                Rest homes [Editorial] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.2
                                                                                 Rest homes - October 2009, (no. 496), p.31-33
Rain jackets                                                                     Rest homes [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.7
Tramping - boots and jackets - October 2009, (no. 496), p.23-25                  Sunbeds [Editorial] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.2

Reader's                                                                         Retirement
Digest                                                                           income
Reader's Digest [Editorial] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.2                     ConsumerSaver [Editorial] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.2
                                                                                 Kiwisaver [Update] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.10-12
Real estate                                                                      Kiwisaver - June 2008, (no. 481), p.16-18
agents                                                                           Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7
[Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.7                                       Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.4
[Short] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4-6                                            Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.4
Investment seminars - January 2007, (no. 466), p.12-13                           Managed funds - October 2008, (no. 485), p.24-26
Legislation [Short] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.16
Real estate agents fees - June 2008, (no. 481), p.36-38                          Retirement
Real estate agents fees survey - June 2006, (no. 459), p.26-29                   villages
Real estate contract - September 2009, (no. 495), p.12-13                        Dispute [Watchdog] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.5
Real estate semianrs [Editorial] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.2                  Rest homes - August 2009, (no. 494), p.26-28
                                                                                 Rest homes - August 2009, (no. 494), p.29
Real Estate                                                                      Rest homes [Editorial] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.2
Institute of                                                                     Rest homes - October 2009, (no. 496), p.31-33
New Zealand                                                                      Retirement villages [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.6
[Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.7                                       Retirement villages report - March 2007, (no. 467), p.36-39

Recalls                                                                          RFID
Hud cycle helmets [Watchdog] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.4                         [Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p. 4, 5, 6-7,

Recycling                                                                        RFID
Electronic waste - July 2007, (no. 471), p.17-19                                 technology



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

RFID technology - September 2007, (no. 473), p.40-41                             Sausages
                                                                                 Taste test [Test] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.6-8
Rice
Instant noodles - May 2008, (no. 480), p.20-22                                   Savings
                                                                                 Christmas savings schemes [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488),
Rice                                                                               p.4
cookers                                                                          Consumer family - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.29
Rice cookers [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.30-31                             Investment [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
                                                                                   p.6
Roofing                                                                          Kiwisaver [Update] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.10-12
Warranties [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.5                            Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.4
                                                                                 Kiwisaver [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.4
Safety                                                                           Managed funds - October 2008, (no. 485), p.24-26
[News] - September 2007, p.Online                                                Term deposits - October 2007, (no. 474), p.17-18
[Editorial] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.3
Baby slings [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.6                              Saws
Cars, mid-sized [Survey] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.17-19                     Reciprocating saws [Test] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.34-35
Child safety [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.7
Dangers of DIY floor insulation [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no.                  Scams
   474), p.6                                                                      - September 2007, p.online
Downlights [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.7                               Carbon credits [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7
electrical appliances [Editorial] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.3                Credit card security [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.5
Frying pans [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.5                              Funtastic Holidays [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.4
Heaters [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.4                                  Get-rich-quick seminar [Watchdog] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.5
Heaters, LPG [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.6                             Get-rich-quick seminars [Watchdog] - September 2006, (no. 462),
Home safety [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.6                             p.4
Ladders [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.7                              Marketscore [Watchdog] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.4
Lead poisoning [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7                       Pro-forma invoicing [Watchdog] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.8
Lightbulbs - August 2009, (no. 494), p.22-23                                     Scam survey [Watchdog] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.3-4
Plastic safety - February 2009, (no. 488), p.21                                  Scams [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.6
Plastics safety [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.4                          Scams - June 2009, (no. 492), p.26-27
Product safety standards [Editorial] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.3            Scams [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.4
Refridgerators, safety [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.6                 SkyBiz.com [News] - March 2007, p.Online
Road toll - December 2006, (no. 465), p.17-19                                    TMG text 8555 [Watchdog] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.4
Safety [Editorial] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.3                                    TMG text 8555 [News] - January 2007, p.Online
Scooter safety - October 2009, (no. 496), p.28-30                                Unsolicited share purchase offer [News] - April 2008, p.online
Sunscreens [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.6                                Vistaprint [Watchdog] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.4
Toy safety standards - August 2007, p.online                                     Website development [News] - March 2007, p.Online
Toys [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.5
Toys [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.42-43                   Schoolbags
Tyres [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.24-25                                Schoolbags - January 2008, p.online
Tyres [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.5
                                                                                 Schools
Safety                                                                           Online homework sites - March 2009, (no. 489), p.8-11
Detergents
Award winning project [News] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.6                      Scooters
                                                                                 Buying guide - October 2006, (no. 463), p.12-15
Safety                                                                           Scooter safety - October 2009, (no. 496), p.28-30
equipment
Emergency Beacons - March 2008, p.Online                                         Seafood
Emergency beacons - November 2008, (no. 486), p.14-16                             - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4-5, 6-7
Eye protectors [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.36-39
Snowboarding wrist guards [Test] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.17-19                 Secateurs
                                                                                 Bypass and anvil [Test] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.39-41
Salads
Healthy options - October 2007, (no. 474), p.8-11                                Secondhand
Salads, prepacked - April 2009, (no. 490), p.28-29                               goods
                                                                                 [Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51
Sales                                                                            Second hand purchases - February 2009, (no. 488), p.22-23
methods
Property seminars [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.4                         Service
                                                                                 [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5
Sales                                                                            [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.6
promotions                                                                       [Letters] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.43
Wenatex [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.7
                                                                                 Service
Salt                                                                             stations
Salt - August 2007, (no. 472), p.24-26                                           Bank cards [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.6
Salt levels - July 2006, (no. 460), p.18-21
                                                                                 Set-top



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

boxes                                                                            s
[Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4-7                                         iPhone - August 2009, (no. 494), p.34
Set top boxes [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.34-35                          iPhone not sold yet [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4
Update to previous report [Update] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.7               Mobile phones [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.38-39
                                                                                 Online articles [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.6
Sewing                                                                           Smartphones [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.6
machines
Buying guide - June 2006, (no. 459), p.20-22                                     Smoke
Sewing machines - May 2009, (no. 491), p.26-28                                   detectors
                                                                                 Failed smoke alarms [Watchdog] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.5
Shampoos                                                                         Media release [Media Release] - June 2006, p.Online
Shampoo ingredients - December 2007, (no. 476), p.31-33                          Smoke alarms [Test] - June 2006, (no. 459), p.6-9
                                                                                 Smoke detectors [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7
Shares                                                                           Smoke detectors [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.8-10
Get-rich-quick seminar [Watchdog] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.5
Savings and investment [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7                   Smoking
Unsolicited share purchase offer [News] - April 2008, p.online                   Tobacco [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.4

Shavers                                                                          Snack food
 - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4, 6-7                                               - May 2008, (no. 480), p.4-5, 6,
Shavers, electric [User Trial] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.34-35                 Instant noodles - May 2008, (no. 480), p.20-22
                                                                                 Instant noodles [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7
Sheets                                                                           Lunchbox snacks - February 2009, (no. 488), p.15-17
 - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4, 6-7                                              Watties toasties [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4
Bed linen - August 2008, (no. 483), p.20-21
                                                                                 Snowboardi
Shoes                                                                            ng
[Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4-7                                         Skiing and snowboarding - July 2008, (no. 482), p.18-20
Shoes [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.18-19
Shoes - October 2008, (no. 485), p.21-23                                         Soft drinks
                                                                                 [Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p. 4, 5, 6-7,
Shopping                                                                         Energy drinks [Test] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.23-25
Florists online - May 2006, (no. 458), p.8-11                                    Vitamin water - March 2009, (no. 489), p.42
Online shopping - March 2008, (no. 478), p.28-29
Rates shopping experience [Survey] - December 2007, (no. 476),                   Solar energy
  p.17-19                                                                        Corrosion warning [Watchdog] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.5
                                                                                 Solar powered lights [Watchdog] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.4
Showers                                                                          Solar water heating [Test] - December 2006, p.Online
[Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51                                          Solar water heating - March 2007, p.Online

Skiing                                                                           Sound bars
[Short] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4-7                                            Sound bars [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.48-49
Skiing and snowboarding - July 2008, (no. 482), p.18-20
                                                                                 Speakerpho
Skin cancer                                                                      nes
Mole checks - September 2009, (no. 495), p.18-19                                 Hands-free kits [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.30-31

Skin care                                                                        Speakers
Anti-wrinkle creams [User Trial] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.13-              Micro stereo systems [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.42
  15                                                                             MP3 speaker docks [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.40-42
Moisturisers - April 2008, (no. 479), p.26-27                                    Speaker docks - July 2009, (no. 493), p.46-47

Sleeping                                                                         Speed limits
bags                                                                             Speed limits [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.6
Tramping equipment - February 2009, (no. 488), p.26-28
                                                                                 Speedomete
Slides                                                                           rs
Slide scanners - April 2007, p.online                                            Speedometer accuracy - April 2010, (no. 501), p.18-19

Slow                                                                             Sport
cookers                                                                          Nike and iPod [Test] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.41
Slow cookers [Test] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.34-35                               Skiing and snowboarding - July 2008, (no. 482), p.18-20

Smart                                                                            Sports
meters                                                                           clothing
Home energy - March 2008, (no. 478), p.20-21                                     Compression garments - April 2008, (no. 479), p.13-15
Smart meters [Editorial] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.2                             Shoes - October 2008, (no. 485), p.21-23
Smarte meters [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.5
                                                                                 Sports
Smartphone                                                                       drinks



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Vitamin water - March 2009, (no. 489), p.42                                       Sunscreens [Test] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.8-10
                                                                                  Sunscreens [Media Release] - June 2008, p.online
Spouting                                                                          Sunscreens [Media Release] - June 2008, p.online
Letters [Letters] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.51                                 Sunscreens [News] - February 2008, p.online
                                                                                  Sunscreens - February 2008, p.online
Stain                                                                             Sunscreens [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6
removal                                                                           Sunscreens [Editorial] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
Spot stain removers [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.29-31                       p.2
Stain removal - March 2009, (no. 489), p.25-27                                    Sunscreens [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.6
                                                                                  Sunscreens and claims - December 2007, (no. 476), p.14-16
Standards
Product safety standards [Editorial] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.3            Superannuat
Rest homes - August 2009, (no. 494), p.26-28                                     ion
Rest homes - October 2009, (no. 496), p.31-33                                    Finance [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.7
                                                                                 KiwiSaver - March 2007, p.Online
Stereos                                                                          KiwiSaver Guide - April 2007, (no. 468), p.20
Micro stereo systems [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.42                    KiwiSaver Guide - June 2007, (no. 470), p.28-35

Sticking                                                                         Supermarket
plaster                                                                          s
Sticking plaster [User Trial] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.40-41                  - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4-5, 6-7
                                                                                 History [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.6
Storage                                                                          Layout - May 2007, (no. 469), p.6-9
Fridge-freezers [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.42-46                           Price survey [Survey] - July 2006, p.Online
                                                                                 Price survey [Media Release] - July 2006, p.Online
Stoves                                                                           Price survey [Survey] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.10-11
[Letters] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.51                                            Pull quotes [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.2-6
Benchtop ovens [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.22-23                          Rain checks [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.5
Dual fuel stoves [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.36-38                       Supermarket price survey [Survey] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.6-7
Tramping stoves - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.35-37               Supermarket prices [Survey] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.11
                                                                                 Supermarket prices [Survey] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.14-15
Strawberries                                                                     Supermarkets [Survey] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.14-15
Fruit [Watchdog] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.4                  Supermarkets [Survey] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.8-9
                                                                                 Supermarkets [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.7
Stress                                                                           Unit pricing - November 2008, (no. 486), p.20-21
Book reviews [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.7
Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.7                               Surveys
Stress - February 2008, (no. 477), p.24-25                                       [Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.4
                                                                                 [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7
Strollers                                                                        [Watchdog] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.7
[Short] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.4                                              Appliance reliability [Survey] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.45-47
3 Wheeled Strollers - October 2006, (no. 463), p.18-20                           Appliance reliability [Survey] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.28-30
Strollers [Test] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.21-23                                 Appliance reliability survey [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.5
                                                                                 Computer reliability - June 2009, (no. 492), p.22
Sugar                                                                            Power companies [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.4
[Short] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4-6                                            Rates shopping experience [Survey] - December 2007, (no. 476),
Sugar in food - June 2008, (no. 481), p.14-15                                      p.17-19
                                                                                 Supermarket prices [Survey] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.14-15
Sun                                                                              Supermarkets [Survey] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.14-15
protection
Children - September 2006, (no. 462), p.26-27                                    SUSTAINABI
Sun protection [Watchdog] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.5                        LITY
                                                                                 Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4
Sunbeds                                                                          Fisheries, sustainability - September 2008, (no. 484), p.8-10
[Short] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5                                            Funerals, Green options - October 2009, (no. 496), p.18-19
Sunbeds [Editorial] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.2                                Furniture, imported wood - December 2008 - January 2009, (no.
Sunbeds [Survey] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.18-19                                  487), p.32-34
Survey of industry [Survey] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.6-8                   Misleading claims [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.6
                                                                                 SUSTAINABILITY [Watchdog] - August 2008, p.online
Sundowners                                                                       Waste management - July 2009, (no. 493), p.34-36
Overland
Travel surcharges - September 2009, (no. 495), p.16-17                           Swimming
                                                                                 pools
Sunglasses                                                                       [Letters] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.43
[Letters] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.51
Cheap sunglasses [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.41                          Table
                                                                                 spreads
Sunscreens                                                                       Table spreads - April 2010, (no. 501), p.13-15
Sunscreen testing [Editorial] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.3
Sunscreens [Short] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.4                               Takeaway



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

food                                                                             Telephones, cordless [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.40-41
[Short] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.4-7                                         VoIP - July 2006, (no. 460), p.42
Healthy options - October 2007, (no. 474), p.8-11
History [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4                             Telephony
Takeaway food [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.12-13                       VOIP hardware - April 2007, (no. 468), p.13-14

Taxes                                                                           Television
Taxation [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.5                                [Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4-7
                                                                                Freeview TV - May 2008, (no. 480), p.14-15
Taxis                                                                           HDTV - August 2006, (no. 461), p.30-32
[Letters] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.43                                        Televisions, 32" LCD [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.39-41
Fares - July 2006, (no. 460), p.35-37                                           TiVo [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.5
Taxis [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.6                                    Video projectors [Test] - July 2006, p.Online

Tefal                                                                           Television,
Tefal Quick Cup [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.7                          high
                                                                                definition
Telecom NZ                                                                      Cables, High definition [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.20-21
Mobile telephones [Watchdog] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.7                      Sky TV [Watchdog] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.7
Telecom [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.6                                 Television [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.5
TiVo [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.5                                  Television, Freeview [Watchdog] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.7
                                                                                Television, LED - February 2010, (no. 499), p.34
Telecommu                                                                       Televisions [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.30-32
nications                                                                       Televisions, Large screen [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.28-29
[News] - September 2007, p.Online
Dispute resolution, Telecommunications [Watchdog] - September                   Television,
  2008, (no. 484), p.4                                                          high
Mobile phone charges [Editorial] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.2               defintion
Mobile phones [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.6                             Freeview TV - May 2007, (no. 469), p.22-23
Mobile phones [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.8-11                        HDTV - August 2006, (no. 461), p.30-32
Telecom [Watchdog] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.6                                 LCD TVs [Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.20-21
Telecom misleads [Watchdog] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.5                     Televisions, 32" LCD [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.39-41
Telecom payback [Editorial] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.2
Telecommunication companies [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no.                     Television
  485), p.4                                                                     reception
Telecommunications, Telecom XT network [Watchdog] - July 2009,                   - May 2008, (no. 480), p.2-3
  (no. 493), p.5                                                                Freeview TV - May 2007, (no. 469), p.22-23
Telephone lines [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.6                           Freeview TV - May 2008, (no. 480), p.14-15
                                                                                Set top boxes [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.34-35
Telemarketi                                                                     Widescreen TV [Watchdog] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.7
ng
[Letters] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.43                                         Television
Carbon credits [Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.7                        sets
                                                                                Large LCD [Test] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.24-25
Telephone                                                                       LCD televisions [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.28-30
cards                                                                           LCD TVs [Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.20-21
Calling options - April 2007, (no. 468), p.9-12                                 Plasma vs. LCD [Test] - July 2007, (no. 471), p.38-39
Erratum [Correction] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.40                                Television, LED - February 2010, (no. 499), p.34
                                                                                Television sets [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.7
Telephone                                                                       Television sets [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.34-36
services                                                                        Television sets [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.11-13
 - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4                                                    Television sets, LCD [Test] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.29-31
Advertising [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6                              Televisions - July 2008, (no. 482), p.28-30
Calling options - April 2007, (no. 468), p.9-12                                 Televisions [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.5
Consumer family - July 2008, (no. 482), p.26-27                                 Televisions, Large screen [Test] - April 2008, (no. 479), p.28-29
Erratum [Correction] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.40
Letters to the editor [Letters] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.3                   Tenancy
Mobile phones [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.8-11                        [Letters] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.43
Number portability - April 2007, (no. 468), p.19
Telecommunications, Telecom XT network [Watchdog] - July 2009,                  Tertiary
   (no. 493), p.5                                                               education
Telephone lines [Watchdog] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.6                           [Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p. 4, 5, 6-7,
TelstraClear's Kiwi Anytime [News] - January 2007, p.Online                     Tertiary courses - September 2007, (no. 473), p.34-36
                                                                                Tertiary education - March 2009, (no. 489), p.12-14
Telephones
CDMA (Telecom) [Test] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.23-25                          Testing
Cordless phones [Test] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.32-33                         Product testing [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.6
Digital cordless phones [Test] - May 2006, (no. 458), p.36-37                   Sunscreen testing [Editorial] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.3
Telephones, cordless [Test] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.38-39
Telephones, cordless [Test] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.38-39                   Text



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Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

messaging                                                                         Trampolines - November 2008, p.online
Text messages [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.5                            Trampolines - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.30-31

Third party                                                                      Travel
vehicle                                                                          Guide to booking travel - July 2007, (no. 471), p.24-27
insurance                                                                        Travel gadget guide - May 2006, (no. 458), p.38-39
Insurance [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.4                            Travel money - July 2008, (no. 482), p.24-25
                                                                                 Travel money - March 2009, (no. 489), p.18-19
Tickets                                                                          Travel surcharges - September 2009, (no. 495), p.16-17
[Letters] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.51
Ticket sales - February 2009, (no. 488), p.12-14                                 Travel
                                                                                 agents
Timber                                                                           Travel packages - June 2008, (no. 481), p.39-41
Timber [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.6                                   Travel surcharges - September 2009, (no. 495), p.16-17

Timeshare                                                                        Travel
Timeshares - September 2009, p.online                                            health
Wyndham timeshare - July 2007, (no. 471), p.14-16                                Vaccincations - November 2007, (no. 475), p.24-26

TISSUES                                                                          Travel
Misleading claims [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.6                          insurance
                                                                                 Consumer, erratum [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7
Toasters                                                                         Insurance, travel - May 2008, (no. 480), p.16-19
[Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4-7                                         Insurance, travel [Correction] - June 2008, (no. 481), p.4
History [Short] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.4                                   Insurance, Travel - July 2009, (no. 493), p.24-27
Toasters [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.32-34                               Overseas travel - August 2006, (no. 461), p.36-38
Toasters [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.34-35
                                                                                 Travel
Toilets                                                                          sickness
Advertising, misleading [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6                   Vaccincations - November 2007, (no. 475), p.24-26

Toothbrushe                                                                      Tyres
s                                                                                Fit for WOF [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.7
Electric [User Trial] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.11                          Pressure gauges [Test] - October 2006, (no. 463), p.41-42
                                                                                 Tyres [Test] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.30-32
Toothpaste                                                                       Tyres [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.24-25
Whitening toothpastes [User Trial] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.36-38             Tyres [Watchdog] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.5
                                                                                 Tyres, large size [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.38-40
Towaways                                                                         Tyres, nitrogen-filled - April 2010, (no. 501), p.19
Letters [Letters] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.51
                                                                                 Underwear
Toys                                                                             Bra fitting services [User Trial] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.33-35
[News] - September 2007, p.Online
Lead poisoning [Watchdog] - September 2007, (no. 473), p.7                       Unit prices
Plasticisers - May 2009, (no. 491), p.23-25                                      Consumer NZ [Watchdog] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.5
Toy safety standards - August 2007, p.online                                     Unit pricing - November 2008, (no. 486), p.20-21
Toys [Watchdog] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.5
Toys - November 2008, (no. 486), p.22-24                                         Unsolicited
Toys [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.42-43                   goods
                                                                                 [Letters] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.51
Trade rates                                                                      Unsolicited goods [Watchdog] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.7
[Short] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.2-3, 4-5
Trade rates survey [Survey] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.16-17                  Upholstery
                                                                                 Labelling [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.5
Tradespeopl
e                                                                                Vacuum
Trade rates survey [Survey] - November 2007, (no. 475), p.16-17                  cleaners
                                                                                 [Watchdog] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.7
Trailers                                                                         Cheap vacuums [Test] - October 2007, (no. 474), p.32-33
Trailers [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.6                               Expensive models [Test] - June 2007, (no. 470), p.25-27
                                                                                 History [Short] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.4
Tramping                                                                         Mid-priced [Test] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.34-35
[Watchdog] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.5                                        Roomba vacuum [Watchdog] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.4
Tramping - boots and jackets - October 2009, (no. 496), p.23-25                  Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.4
                                                                                 Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.5
Tramping                                                                         Vacuum cleaners [Test] - May 2008, (no. 480), p.32-33
boots                                                                            Vacuum cleaners [Test] - August 2008, (no. 483), p.32-33
Tramping - boots and jackets - October 2009, (no. 496), p.23-25                  Vacuum cleaners [Watchdog] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.6
                                                                                 Vacuum cleaners [Test] - February 2009, (no. 488), p.44-46
Trampolines                                                                      Vacuum cleaners [Test] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.44-45



Consumer Index             (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                24
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Vacuum cleaners [Test] - February 2010, (no. 499), p.22-25                       Front and top loaders [Test] - March 2007, (no. 467), p.28-31
Vacuum cleaners [Test] - April 2010, (no. 501), p.34-35                          Test, front/top loaders, full load. [Test] - September 2007, (no. 473),
Vacuum cleaners, hand held [Test] - April 2009, (no. 490), p.48-49                 p.37-40
                                                                                 Update [Test] - September 2006, (no. 462), p.36-39
Vegetables                                                                       Washing machines [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.5
Buying fresh produce - September 2006, p.Online                                  Washing machines [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.35-37
Daily fruit and vegetable intake - May 2008, p.online                            Washing machines [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.39-41
Vegetable gardening - September 2007, (no. 473), p.26-27                         Washing machines [Test] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.29-33
                                                                                 Washing machines [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.33-37
Ventilation                                                                      Washing machines [Test] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.36-39
systems
Buying guide - June 2006, (no. 459), p.35-37                                    Waste
                                                                                disposal
Vestergaard                                                                     Product information - May 2007, (no. 469), p.4
Frandsen                                                                        Pull quotes [Short] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.2-7
Water filters - August 2008, (no. 483), p.14                                    Waste disposal [Watchdog] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.7
                                                                                Waste disposal units [Test] - January 2007, (no. 466), p.34-35
Video                                                                           Waste management - July 2009, (no. 493), p.34-36
cameras                                                                         Waste Recycling - March 2008, (no. 478), p.22-24
Camcorders [Test] - November 2006, (no. 464), p.36-38
Camcorders, digital [Test] - November 2008, (no. 486), p.12-13                  Watches
Online articles [Watchdog] - February 2008, (no. 477), p.6                      [Letters] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.51
Video-editing software [Test] - August 2006, p.Online
Video-editing software [Test] - October 2007, p.Online                          Water
                                                                                Bacon and ham [Test] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.13-15
Video                                                                           Drinking water - January 2007, (no. 466), p.14-17
games                                                                           Food labelling [Editorial] - March 2009, (no. 489), p.2
Video game censorship - July 2009, (no. 493), p.48-49                           Vitamin water - March 2009, (no. 489), p.42

Vitamins                                                                        Water
Fruit Juice [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.13-             conservatio
   15                                                                           n
Juice vitamin C [Watchdog] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.4                           [Short] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4-7
Omega 3 [Test] - May 2007, (no. 469), p.12-15                                   Efficiency labelling scheme [Watchdog] - October 2007, (no. 474),
Omega 3 [Media Release] - May 2007, p.Online                                      p.7
Vitamin D deficiency - April 2007, (no. 468), p.32                              Washing machines [Watchdog] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.5
                                                                                Washing machines [Test] - March 2008, (no. 478), p.35-37
Vodafone                                                                        Washing machines [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.39-41
Advertising [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.6                              Washing machines [Test] - September 2009, (no. 495), p.33-37
                                                                                Water efficiency rating [Watchdog] - July 2009, (no. 493), p.5
Vouchers
[Letters] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.51                                          Water filters
[Letters] - August 2009, (no. 494), p.51                                        Drinking water - January 2007, (no. 466), p.14-17
Holiday accommodation [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.7                    Water filters - February 2007, p.online
                                                                                Water filters - August 2008, (no. 483), p.14
Wall ovens
Ovens [Test] - April 2007, (no. 468), p.29-31                                   Water
Ovens, wall [Test] - October 2008, (no. 485), p.35-37                           heating
Wall ovens, double [Test] - October 2009, (no. 496), p.47-49                    Heat pump water heaters [Test] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.8-11
                                                                                Solar water heating [Test] - December 2006, p.Online
Warehouse,                                                                      Solar water heating - March 2007, p.Online
The
Supermarkets [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.7                        Water
                                                                                quality
Warranties                                                                      Annual review of water [News] - February 2007, p.Online
[Letters] - May 2009, (no. 491), p.51                                           Drinking water quality - February 2007, p.Online
[Letters] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.43                                         Water, pollution - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.16-19
Extended warraties - April 2007, (no. 468), p.5
Letters [Letters] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.51               Waterblaster
Mobile telephones - July 2008, (no. 482), p.21-23                               s
                                                                                Waterblasters [Test] - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487),
Warrants of                                                                       p.48-49
fitness
[Letters] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.43                                         Weed
                                                                                control
Washing                                                                         Line trimmers [Watchdog] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.6
machines                                                                        Line trimmers [Test] - September 2008, (no. 484), p.36-37
[Short] - September 2007, (no. 473), p. 4, 5, 6-7,
[Short] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.4                                            Weights and
Coins jam mechanism [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no. 472), p.5                    measures



Consumer Index            (T)= Test (E)= Editorial (U)= Update (Sv)= Survey (Tr)=Trial (C)=Correction                                                      25
Consumer Magazine Index to Major Articles 2005 – May 2010

Regulations - April 2007, (no. 468), p.36
Retail weights and measures - January 2007, p.Online

Wenatex
Wenatex [Watchdog] - March 2010, (no. 500), p.7

Wine
[Test] - December 2007, (no. 476), p.8-11
Champagne-style [Test] - December 2006, (no. 465), p.6-8
Consumer wine test [Media Release] - December 2006, p.Online
History [Watchdog] - July 2008, (no. 482), p.4
Wine - July 2008, (no. 482), p.8-10
Wine - December 2008 - January 2009, (no. 487), p.8-10
Wine, red - July 2009, (no. 493), p.8-10

Woodburner
s
Erratum [Correction] - June 2009, (no. 492), p.6
Firewood - March 2007, (no. 467), p.16
Freestanding/wetback/inserts [Test] - July 2006, (no. 460), p.6-8
Insert model update [Test] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.5
National Environment Standards [Watchdog] - August 2007, (no.
   472), p.6
Pellet burners - May 2007, (no. 469), p.4
Price correction [Correction] - August 2006, (no. 461), p.5
Woodburners - June 2008, (no. 481), p.32-33
Woodburners - August 2008, p.online
Woodburners - April 2009, (no. 490), p.20-22
Woodburners - April 2010, (no. 501), p.10-12

Yoghurt
Probiotic yoghurt - September 2006, (no. 462), p.9-11




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