76 days ago

Poll: Are you stockpiling plastic bags?

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Are you going out of your way to collect plastic bags before they become illegal in NZ? Some Kiwis have admitted they are stockpiling bags before they can no longer get them from supermarkets and petrol stations.

It's been noticed that some customers have been taking plastic bags for things like single chocolate bars and drinks "to save up".

Do you find plastic bags handy for bin liners? What eco-friendly tips and alternatives to plastic can you share with your neighbours? Leave a reply to share your thoughts.

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Are you stockpiling plastic bags?
  • 17.9% Yes, I've been collecting them
    17.9% Complete
  • 25.4% I'm saving the bags I have already
    25.4% Complete
  • 27.8% No, I no longer use plastic bags
    27.8% Complete
  • 28.9% I only use them when I forget my reusable ones
    28.9% Complete
658 votes
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Serious crashes closes SH1 between Hamilton and Cambridge

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Several serious crashes in the Waikato region have left five people injured overnight and closed down State Highway 1 south of Hamilton. Read more

The road is blocked near Tamahere. Diversions are in place but the agency says delays in the area are likely for all road users. Motorists were advised to avoid the area and expect major traffic delays.

The NZ Transport Agency is advising people heading to Hamilton Airport to allow plenty of extra time for their journey. People travelling to the airport should consider using State Highway 3 from Hamilton. Keep up to date here

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10 hours ago

Poll: Who should win Resene's Colour Your Community People's Choice Award? VOTE NOW!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

We need your help! These SIX creative applicants who are finalists in for the People's Choice Award as part of Resene Colour My Community. Now it's up to you to decide who should receive the final prize! Read a little information about each of the ideas and how your support will help them - and then cast your vote below. Voting closes Sunday 2 December. More information here.

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Who should win Resene's Colour Your Community People's Choice Award? VOTE NOW!
  • 13.8% 1) Riversdale Community House - Blenheim
    13.8% Complete
  • 5.5% 2) Belmont Centre - Auckland
    5.5% Complete
  • 6.3% 3) Churton Park Tennis and Recreational Club - Wellington
    6.3% Complete
  • 21.5% 4) Barnardos - Napier
    21.5% Complete
  • 12% 5) Ngataringa Organic Garden (NOG) - Auckland
    12% Complete
  • 41% 6) Maketu Volunteer Coastguard and Maketu Surf Club
    41% Complete
400 votes
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