90 days ago

Poll: Do you support temporary alcohol bans at Auckland concerts?

Caryn Wilkinson Reporter from Community News

Hi Auckland neighbours,

Check out this story by Ripu Bhatia:

Police are seeking an alcohol ban in a bid to prevent possible incidents of disorder near an upcoming music festival featuring Benee and Fat Freddy's Drop.

Waitematā Local Board will vote next Tuesday on whether to adopt a temporary alcohol ban for the Outerfields 2021 festival held at Western Springs Stadium on March 6.

Auckland City District Police senior sergeant Geoff Medland wrote to Auckland Council chief executive officer Jim Stabback on January 21 requesting the ban, which would apply to areas surrounding the venue, rather than at the venue itself.

Read more here:

www.stuff.co.nz...

Image
Do you support temporary alcohol bans at Auckland concerts?
  • 68.6% Yes
    68.6% Complete
  • 18.6% No
    18.6% Complete
  • 7% Unsure- it's too complex
    7% Complete
  • 5.8% I wouldn't attend a concert if it had an alcohol ban in place
    5.8% Complete
86 votes
More messages from your neighbours
23 minutes ago

A new way to live

Ryman Healthcare Limited

It’s a time for fine-tuning your skills and pushing the boundaries, catching up with your mates and heading off on new adventures at the drop of a hat! No, we’re not talking about your 20s, we’re talking about your retirement.

Ross’ retirement saw the beginning of his musical journey where his passion quickly evolved from making music, to crafting guitars. It all started when Ross and some mates joined a music group where the camaraderie and togetherness were just as important as the music.

Living in a Ryman village, Ross can continue living life to the full in his retirement because they are places where you don’t retire from life, you find a new way to live .
Learn more

8 days ago

Should councils stop using glyphosate?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Environmental activists recently protested outside Nelson City Council, calling for the council to stop using the weedkiller, glyphosate, which they said harms bees. Glyphosate (contained in 90 products in New Zealand, including Roundup) is used by farmers and ecologists alike, but some scientists in New Zealand say we don't know enough its long term effects on the environment, and it should classified as hazardous. What do you think?

Image
3 days ago

Have you seen this amazing garden?

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

They had a vision for their property, but they also had three floods in 20 years. That didn't stop them pursuing the garden of their dreams though.