34 days ago

Do you want to know the criminal history of candidates?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Northland MP Matt King is floating a member's bill which would require the criminal history of election candidates to be published, if they were convicted of a crime punishable by two or more years' jail time. What do you think? Would it change the way you vote?

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11 hours ago

Poll: Do you shop around for petrol?

The Team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Concerns motorists are getting ripped off has caused a review into the transparency of petrol retailers. Petrol prices could be slashed by 18 cents a litre when new laws are passed to increase competition and force retailers to display prices at the pump, Read more here.

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Do you shop around for petrol?
  • 48.6% I always shop around
    48.6% Complete
  • 8.1% Only when I'm planning a long trip.
    8.1% Complete
  • 40.5% Nah, I can't be bothered
    40.5% Complete
  • 2.7% Other (comment below)
    2.7% Complete
37 votes
9 hours ago

Do you want slower speeds in your community?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

60% of residents want lower speed limits and just 20% were against them, according to submitters to Far North District Council's speed reviews. Whangarei District Council is going through a similar review. What do you think - should we have lower speeds on our roads?

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4 days ago

Poll: Do you support Ports of Auckland moving to Northland?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Ports of Auckland could move to Northport at Marsden Point after a study favoured the $10b move. The move has been welcomed by Northland leaders but condemned by environmentalists. Do you support the move?

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Do you support Ports of Auckland moving to Northland?
  • 77.3% Yes - it will be great for Northland's economy
    77.3% Complete
  • 10.9% No - it will be an environmental disaster
    10.9% Complete
  • 7.6% No - it will be terrible for our roads
    7.6% Complete
  • 4.2% Other (please explain in comment section below)
    4.2% Complete
119 votes