105 days ago

Do we adequately supervise our young children?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi readers - 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?". What do you think of this? Do you think Kiwi culture needs to change to allow parents to accompany their children?

This conversation comes after a coroner found that Gisborne six-year-old Carla Neems should not have been walking alone the day she was killed on her way home from school. Read more of the story here.

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What's On: Floral Arrangements - Christmas Theme

Adrian from Albany Heights

Ever wanted to create your own Christmas table display or wreath? Then this is your opportunity to find out how from a top florist. $15 p/p pay on the day.
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6 days ago

Do you want to know the criminal history of candidates?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

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What's On: Market Day

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