Paihia School called police after a boy shot a toy plastic gun on the playground. The boy's mother says the treatment was over the top but the ministry says it was correct. What do you think?
21.6% It's unfair; it was just a toy21.6% Complete
35.1% It's reasonable; even toy guns should not be tolerated35.1% Complete
37.8% The school should have explained its gun policy before doing this37.8% Complete
5.4% Other (please explain in comments below)5.4% Complete
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Does anyone have an idea just *what* is going on with SH1 in Springs Flat? The road surface is disintegrating after recent 'resealing'. There are truckloads of loose stone chip floating around, I bet it's cost a fair few new windscreens by now (in fact I'm wondering why the insurance industry hasn't made a hue and cry about it yet!!)
It's disgraceful. Who is responsible for fixing this mess? NZTA? WDC?
But somebody really has to DO something.