With over 70 % decline in the Cockle Population (over 5 years ) we must have a 5 year closure to enable the beds to rebuild
and use this time to evaluate the future for harvesting shellfish off this popular beach. Apart from their ability to filter polluted
water, feed the fish and birds their shells break down and replenish the beach. After every storm thousands of dead Shellfish
wash up and help form our beautiful beach.
Hi neighbours, an international report has ranked NZ's child obesity rate second-worst in the OECD with 39 per cent of Kiwi kids overweight or obese. Unicef is now calling for the Government to introduce a sugar tax to curb the problem. Would you support this? What do you think needs to be done about child obesity? Read the full story here: www.stuff.co.nz...
27.1% Yes27.1% Complete
18.8% No, the Government shouldn't police what people eat18.8% Complete
54.2% No, education would be more effective than a tax54.2% Complete
0% Other (I'll tell you in the comments)0% Complete