36 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
1 hour ago

Rebus Puzzles

NumberWorks'nWords Hamilton Rototuna

How many of these puzzles can you solve?

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10 days ago

Walks before talks for new mayor

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Morning neighbours,

Hamilton's newly minted mayor Paula Southgate "didn't become mayor to overturn the apple cart and bring all my own unique projects to the table".

Instead, she's going to take a couple of days to unwind and plan before getting stuck in.

What do you think of the election results with a new mayor and councillors?

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3 hours ago

Poll: What should NZTA do with the intersection of SH1 and SH29 between Hamilton and Tauranga?

Matt Bowen Reporter from Waikato Times

Morning neighbours,

Angst is rising over what can be a busy and risky intersection on the way to Tauranga. At a public meeting this week, locals called for a roundabout to be installed.

NZTA, however, hasn't made any decisions, yet it did confirm it's looking into it.

What would you like to see happen with the intersection?

Read more here

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What should NZTA do with the intersection of SH1 and SH29 between Hamilton and Tauranga?
  • 52.4% Extend the expressway and install a roundabout
    52.4% Complete
  • 23.8% Install a roundabout
    23.8% Complete
  • 23.8% Upgrade the intersection to make it safer
    23.8% Complete
  • 0% Leave it as it is
    0% Complete
21 votes