34 days ago

Are you taking part in the gun buy-back?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The Government's gun buy-back scheme is coming to Northland, with events starting in Waipu on Wednesday afternoon. I am interested in talking with anyone who is going to take part, and I would like to hear your thoughts on the fairness of the scheme. Please contact me on 0272-581-228 or denise.piper@stuff.co.nz or comment below (please put NFP if your comments are not for publication).

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2 hours ago

Having problems with drugs or alcohol?

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At The Retreat NZ, we know, from first-hand experience, what works and we give you the tools that will help you or your family member achieve long term sobriety.

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2 hours ago

Vote for Get Growing! You could WIN!

Rachel Clare Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Calling all Get Growing lovers! NZ Gardener's ezine is in the running to win the Magshop People's Choice Award in the Webstar Magazine Media Awards. Click through to their website to vote daily and help us win!

Each vote counts as an entry to win this De'Longhi espresso machine valued at $1,099 or an Icona Capitals kettle and toaster package valued at $369. Simply register your details once, then vote here each day until voting closes on September 4.
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5 days ago

Poll: Do we need stronger alcohol laws?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

After a two-month-old Northland baby died with a blood alcohol level six times the legal drink driving limit through breastfeeding experts are calling for tougher alcohol rules. Do you agree? (Please put NFP on any comments that are not for publication.)

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Do we need stronger alcohol laws?
  • 20.8% Yes - I agree with higher prices, restricted sale hours, restricted advertising
    20.8% Complete
  • 31.3% No - the rules should stay as they are
    31.3% Complete
  • 45.8% Restrictions are okay but leave the price alone
    45.8% Complete
  • 2.1% Other (please comment below)
    2.1% Complete
48 votes