38 days ago

Husband behind bars: How prison affected me and my kids

Josephine Franks Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours. A brave Auckland woman has shared her experience of what life was like with her husband behind bars, and the lasting effect it's had on her and her children.

She's calling on the government to do more to support families of prisoners.

You can read her powerful account via the read more button below.

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5 hours ago

Public transport: How does Auckland compare to other cities?

Brittany Keogh Reporter from Central Leader

Hi neighbours, Poor public transport is among the most pressing challenges facing Auckland's tourism industry, multiple studies have found.
Auckland Transport hopes a new public transport system to the airport will help solve the problem. What do you think of Auckland's public transport? How does it compare to other cities you've visited? What should be done to improve it?

3 hours ago

Guillotine Sharpening

Michael from The Sharpening Guys

We also sharpen guillotines, big or small. Call us for a quote.

6 hours ago

Open and Honest: Talking to children about sex and sexuality

The team from Auckland Women's Centre

Family Planning

A two and a half hour workshop for parents and caregivers run by Family Planning. Develop the skills and learn information to support you to be the first sexuality educator of your children and teenagers.

This workshop is open to all genders, to enrol please contact the Auckland Women’s Centre on the details below.

For more information on talking to your children about sex and sexuality go to the Family Planning website www.familyplanning.org.nz...

Date: Monday, 11 November, 2019
Please enrol by Monday 4 November, 2019

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm

Duration: 2½ hours

Location:Auckland Women's Centre, 4 Warnock St, Grey Lynn

Cost: $5 per person

To enrol please email info@womenz.org.nz or call 09 376 3227 ext 0