47 days ago

Time to beat the backyard bandits - paper wasps

Skara Bohny Reporter from The Nelson Mail

It's that time of year again, when you'll find your garden fences, letterboxes and eaves sprouting unwelcome new growths: paper wasp nests. Have you found any? Do you have any tips for getting rid of them?
This year Wasp Wipeout is hoping to help you clear out your neighbourhood of these pests - click read more to find out all about these invasive pests and how to get rid of them.

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5 days ago

Poll: Should children take their own laptops to school?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Some high schools have made it a requirement for students to take their own devices into school. Recommended laptops range from around $600 to $1300. Do you think this is the right move?

Should children take their own laptops to school?
  • 28.6% Yes - I will explain in comments
    28.6% Complete
  • 71.4% No - I will explain in comments
    71.4% Complete
77 votes
1 day ago

Help build a stronger, safer Aotearoa

Fire & Emergency NZ

Do you have strong links into your community? Can you represent a wide range of people? We want to hear from you.

We’re looking for people for our new Local Advisory Committees, who can offer insight into what matters to your community.

Nominate yourself or someone you know today.
Learn more

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3 days ago

Waimea road works

Skara Bohny Reporter from The Nelson Mail

The layout of Waimea Rd has been changed, causing a bit of a hassle in peak traffic. Were you inconvenienced by the change? What do you think about the new intersection going in?
Click Read More to find out more details.

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