80 days ago

Poll: Should fireworks be banned?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Auckland skies will soon be alight with fireworks displays.

With Guy Fawkes looming, the event sparks ongoing debate over the use of fireworks.

Auckland Council and a range of national organisations have renewed calls to ban the private use and sale of fireworks after a parliamentary select committee decided in August to leave regulations unchanged.

Some people will be celebrating Guy Fawkes Day, held to commemorate the failure of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605.

Should fireworks be banned?

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Should fireworks be banned?
  • 76.6% Yes
    76.6% Complete
  • 23.4% No
    23.4% Complete
1267 votes
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6 hours ago

Grooves up or down? Decking debate settled

Kylie Klein Nixon Reporter from Homed

The great kiwi deck, every home should have one. But there's a decking debate raging in DIY and Reno circles: Should the grooves go up or down?
We think we've settled the argument here.

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1 hour ago

Keep up with the latest America's Cup action

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Who's foiling and who's failing?

Stuff's America's Cup correspondent Duncan Johnstone brings you all the action from on and off the water, delivered to your inbox every Monday.

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4 hours ago

Speed limit changes

News Director Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Hi neighbours! The recent speed limit changes between Nelson and Blenheim sparked a big debate. How have you found them? Has it affected your travelling time? Do you feel calmer, more relaxed, or more frustrated? Has it made your commute from Atawhai, for example, better or worse? We are doing a story on the changes, and if you don't want your comments used please write NFP (not for publication). We look forward to reading your thoughts!

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