60 days ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?

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More messages from your neighbours
17 hours ago

Challenge the unspoken rules

White Ribbon

A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their individuality and define themselves as men who have respectful relationships with themselves and their partners – creating happier, healthier communities for us all.
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1 day ago

Poll: Christmas Lights

NumberWorks'nWords Hamilton Rototuna

It's that time of year again. Which lights does your household prefer?

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Christmas Lights
  • 44.5% White
    44.5% Complete
  • 55.5% Colour
    55.5% Complete
555 votes
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1 day ago

What's On: Don't Get Lost Orienteering

Dot from Hillcrest

This is a fun way to explore beautiful Waikato farmland, experience an adventure sport, practice map reading and navigation and improve your fitness. For beginners to experts.
Don't Get Lost Orienteering
  • Dont Get Lost Orienteering Challenge