42 days ago

Poll: Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The SPCA says a new $300 fine is helping to spread the warning that people should not leave their dogs in hot cars.
What do you think - is the message getting through to dog owners?

Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?
  • 22% Yes, the $300 fine helps
    22% Complete
  • 10% Yes, owners better understand the risks
    10% Complete
  • 64% No, I still see dogs in hot cars
    64% Complete
  • 4% Other (please say what in the comments below)
    4% Complete
50 votes
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NZ Home & Lifestyle Show

The NZ Home and Lifestyle Show, proudly brought to you by Trade Me Property is an exciting new and innovative exhibition event offering inspiration to improve your home and lifestyle. Held at the iconic Eden Park this vibrant one stop shop has a massive range of exhibitors from across the country.

Take a break to relax and refuel with a selection of gourmet fare and live music at the NZ Street Food Festival. Packed with plenty of ideas, innovations, advice and exclusive show specials at a premier events venue the New Zealand Home and Lifestyle Show has it all!

Purchase your ticket online here to avoid the queues and enjoy complimentary travel on trains and NX1 buses is by presenting your event ticket on event days.. Onsite car parking is also available. Show access is via Entry D on Cricket Avenue.

Experience it, live it, from the 5-8 March at Eden Park

Thurs – Sat 10am – 7pm, Sun 10-6pm
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Adults $15
Seniors $10
Two day pass $20
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19 hours ago

Should the Government help Northland councils with water?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The NZ Defence Force has moved into Northland to help with the water crisis and the Government will pay $2m to secure water in the Far North. Meanwhile, Whangārei residents are now on water restrictions and bores could run dry. Do you think it is right for Central Government to step in and help? Or should councils, and ratepayers, be left to fend on their own?