172 days ago

Are we living in a culture that doesn't allow us to adequately supervise our young children?

Reporter Northern News

Child development expert Nathan Wallis says "we've created an economy where it's impossible to buy a house in New Zealand without having two parents go to work, so how are we expected to be available to walk kids to school every day?".

Do you agree with this? Do you think we're part of a culture that doesn't allow us to adequately supervise young children?

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2 hours ago

Is Northland coping with the drought?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Northland is now in drought conditions but the Ministry for Primary Industries will not declare the drought a medium-scale event unless the community cannot cope with the conditions. What do you think, is Northland coping okay? Is there a need to declare a medium-scale drought event?

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15 days ago

How dry is it where you live?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

A spate of fires since New Year's Day has prompted fire fighters to consider a total fire ban from next week. They say a lack of rain and drying winds has dried up the ground. What is it like where you are? Are you hanging out for rain?

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2 hours ago

Is the region coping with the drought?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Northland is now in drought conditions but the Ministry for Primary Industries will not declare the drought a medium-scale event unless the community cannot cope with the conditions. What do you think, is Northland coping okay? Is there a need to declare a medium-scale drought event?

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