36 days ago

We need the law to protect us.

David from Glen Eden

This virus will yet again escape in New Zealand unless everyone follows the rules. The vast majority of us have complied with the necessary restrictions and recommendations to keep covid-19 at bay. A few however think they know better and for whatever reason disregard the virus danger. They are putting themselves and others as well as the economy at more serious risk. It is these dissenters alone who won't comply with being asked and who fully justify, make necessary, that the rules become law. And the rules are so simple, the rewards huge. The government has so far, [as usual], been light handed with enforcement. It won't work. The law needs ENFORCING with heavy fines and far stricter oversight. Only then can we compare with the success story of Taiwan. The vast majority of decent New Zealand citizens would welcome, and understand, the need for law enforcement. It's time we got on with it. It is not right that a small minority are left to wreck the place beyond imagination. I feel for Dr Bloomfield who puts his heart and soul into his job but is so undermined by a few idiots.

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2 hours ago

WIN tickets to Marlon Williams!

Eccles Entertainment

In celebration of his brand new album Plastic Bouquet (out Dec 11) with Canadian duo Kacy + Clayton, February 2021 will welcome the long-awaited return to the stage for Lyttelton based Marlon Williams.

Over an extensive tour of Aotearoa, audiences will be treated to a very different show from Marlon – a full solo performance unearthing some early material, beloved album songs and an introduction to some sparkling new works. This will be Marlon’s first solo tour in over six years.

Taking in cities between Auckland and Invercargill, An Evening with Marlon Williams is an upfront and personal tour visiting cosier venues than before and giving guests the experience of a more intimate Marlon.

Win 2 double pass tickets to an evening experience in Auckland with Marlon Williams. Simply LIKE or THANK this post to be in the draw. T&Cs apply.

All tour details at www.marlonwilliams.co.nz...
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2 hours ago

Today's secret Santa code

Santa in the Suburbs

To enter to win an artisan food hamper from Farro (worth $200) simply head through to our competition page and insert this code.

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6 hours ago

What's On: Massive Garage Sale Market

Sharon from Te Atatu South

Massive garage sale market. 7am-12.30pm. Blockhouse Bay Community Centre. 524 Blockhouse Bay Rd, Blockhouse Bay. $10 a stall, customers free entry. Call Terry for stall enquiries on 027 221 1860.
Massive Garage Sale Market
  • Blockhouse Bay Community Centre