44 days ago

Poll: What do you think of a school calling police on a boy who shot a toy gun?

Denise Piper Reporter from North Shore Times

A Northland school called police after a boy shot a toy plastic gun on the playground. The boy's mother says the treatment was over the top but the ministry says it was correct. What do you think?

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What do you think of a school calling police on a boy who shot a toy gun?
  • 27.3% It's unfair; it was just a toy
    27.3% Complete
  • 41.3% It's reasonable; even toy guns should not be tolerated
    41.3% Complete
  • 30.1% The school should have explained its gun policy before doing this
    30.1% Complete
  • 1.4% Other (please explain in comments below)
    1.4% Complete
143 votes
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Coronavirus: Auckland remaining at alert level 3 until August 26

The Team Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Have you heard the news? Auckland will remain in level 3, while the rest of the country will remain at level 2 until midnight Wednesday, August 26 – an additional 12 days.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the approach is “short, but precautionary”. Extending the restrictions for an additional 12 days is the same length of the virus’ incubation period, director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said.

To read more about what this means for Auckland, click here

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Ardern stop being bullied by COVID

Tony from Devonport

Ardern you need think outside the box of "shut-down", you need a new plan. Lock up the over 65's, make masks mandatory, open up the boarders to healthy under 50's, then you have won. Obama told you "all you can is the best for your country"?