19 days ago

Could the jury service process be improved?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Every year, thousands of New Zealanders are called up to serve as jurors in the High and District Courts, and it's an important way to contribute to your country.

But for some, jury service can be a huge disruption and a financial burden. Do you think changes could be made to our jury service system to address these challenges?

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19 hours ago

Why is the...

Riddler from The Neighbourly Riddler

Why is the letter A like a flower?

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6 hours ago

Village centre now open

James Wattie Retirement Village

The anticipation has been building for our village centre which is now open at James Wattie Village. Residents are enjoying the full range of amenities including a café, swimming pool and spa, hair and beauty salons, library, movie theatre and much more.

The village centre is also home to our serviced apartments, as well as care rooms and care suites offering rest home, hospital and dementia care.

Click read more for information.

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5 days ago

Poll: Are swear words no longer?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

In 2023, Apple amended its autocorrect function to allow Iphone users to freely use their intended word without mentioning 'ducks'. Is this a sign of the times? Are swear words no longer taboo in our communities or workplaces?

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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Are swear words no longer?
  • 20.4% Yes - swear words don't phase me
    20.4% Complete
  • 48.8% No - it's still inappropriate to swear
    48.8% Complete
  • 30.1% It's depends on the word
    30.1% Complete
  • 0.8% Other - I'll share below!
    0.8% Complete
2603 votes