153 days ago

Cheap haircuts back again :)

Northgate Community Service Trust

Cheap haircuts are next week on Friday 27th July! First in, first served in between 9:15am - 11:45am. Only $10 for a trim, or $15 for a change in style - what a bargain! No need to make a booking, just turn up :)

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6 days ago

Council spat deepening over the future of Christchurch's drinking water

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

A battle has erupted between the city and regional councils over the future of Christchurch's drinking water.

The heated dispute was sparked by the decision on Wednesday of an Environment Canterbury (ECan)-appointed commissioner to approve Cloud Ocean Water's plans to extract water from a 186-metre deep bore at its Belfast bottling operation.

That decision, which locked members of the public and their opinions out of the consent process, enraged Christchurch mayor Lianne Dalziel and city councillor Vicki Buck.

But ECan's chairman says the criticism is "ill-informed" and "off-the-wall".

What do you think? Read more at the link below and tell us your thoughts in the comments. (Please write NFP if you don't want your comments published)

stuff.co.nz/environment/109237080/christchurch-councillors-question-regional-councils-water-management

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1 day ago

Are you ready to completely ditch plastic bags?

Sarah Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

The clock is ticking (and no, we're not referring to the Christmas countdown!) - single-use plastic bags will be out of circulation from July 1, 2019.

All retailers, ie not just supermarkets, will no longer be able to sell or give away single-use plastic shopping bags after this date. To read more, click here.

Do you support the single-use plastic bag ban? How will the ban affect your life?

Have you already adapted to a plastic bag-free life or will this mean big changes in your household? What are your tips and tricks for ensuring the ban doesn't cause havoc when you hit the shops?

Please add "NFP/not for print" if you do not want your images/ comments used on Stuff

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1 day ago

Poll: Should personal cannabis use be legalised?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

The Government will hold a referendum on personal cannabis use at the 2020 general election - and it will be binding.

"It will be held at the 2020 general election. The agreement is that it will be binding. There is a bit of detail to still to work through," Justice Minister Andrew Little says.

What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments below (please write NFP if you don't want your comments published).

Read more: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should personal cannabis use be legalised?
  • 57.9% Yes
    57.9% Complete
  • 39.6% No
    39.6% Complete
  • 2.5% I'm not sure/something else (tell us in the comments)
    2.5% Complete
475 votes