51 days ago

Coronavirus: Nearby schools react to Covid-19 case at West Auckland high school

Danielle Clent Reporter from Western Leader

Hi neighbours, a student at a West Auckland primary school has been identified as a close contact of a coronavirus case.
It comes after a student at nearby St Dominic’s Catholic College tested positive for the virus. The girls-only school on Rathgar Rd in Henderson is surrounded by a number of other schools, including Liston College and Waitākere College on the same street.

Do you have children who attend these schools? Are you concerned? Tell us in the comments below.

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2 hours ago

What does it mean to be Indian in Aotearoa?

The Team from Auckland Museum

Next Sunday 8 November Auckland Museum is hosting a free panel discussion with members of Auckland's Indian community, as they explore the prejudice and pressures, as well as the joys, of their unique identity. Panellists for the evening of kōrero include Sarah Dutt, Rohan Adarkar, Kartika Singh, Karishma Kumar and Vinod Suresh.

The event is free but is ticketed, so be sure to secure your seat here: bit.ly...

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2 hours 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.

Will you neighbours be celebrating Guy Fawkes Day to commemorate the failure of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605?

Should fireworks be banned?

Or do you think people should not be penalised for the actions of a few acting recklessly with pyrotechnics?

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Should fireworks be banned?
  • 77.9% Yes
    77.9% Complete
  • 22.1% No
    22.1% Complete
122 votes
1 day ago

Are your school leavers struggling to find work?

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

The Sunday Star-Times is investigating unemployment in young people, particularly those who have just graduated high school or university and are struggling to find work, even part-time work, possibly because of Covid. If you or your child would be willing to speak to us please email warwick.rasmussen@stuff.co.nz.