The European Parliament has already voted to abolish daylight saving from 2021, due to studies that highlighted the connection between daylight saving and health issues.
For some, having more daylight hours is beneficial, but for others, it can really interrupt their sleep cycle. What are your thoughts?
25% Yes - it messes with my sleep rhythm25% Complete
58.3% No - I enjoy having more daylight hours58.3% Complete
16.7% I'm not bothered either way16.7% Complete
Ahead of peak-tramping season, Police are urging hikers to not underestimate the "hostile" forest and mountains of Waikato.
This comes after a Waikato man, understood to be scouring the Pirongia Forest for a "rock structure", lost his life.
People are urged to plan their hikes carefully, carry equipment that would help them survive the night, and to not underestimate the length of time it takes to get from one place to another.
Rower Brooke Donoghue and rugby union player Luke Jacobson have come out on top at this year's Waipā Networks District Sports Awards.
The event was held on Monday at the Sir Don Rowlands Centre in Karapiro.
READ MORE about the other winners here.
The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.
The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.
29.8% Definitely - it’s inhumane29.8% Complete
14.3% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun14.3% Complete
4% I don’t have an opinion4% Complete
51.9% Only for those found guilty of abuse51.9% Complete