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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 (Please put NFP on any comments that are not for publication.)

Do we need stronger alcohol laws?
  • 21.5% Yes - I agree with higher prices, restricted sale hours, restricted advertising
    21.5% Complete
  • 30.8% No - the rules should stay as they are
    30.8% Complete
  • 46.2% Restrictions are okay but leave the price alone
    46.2% Complete
  • 1.5% Other (please comment below)
    1.5% Complete
65 votes
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If you're hoping to fire up the barbie ahead of the rugby this weekend, you're in for some good weather!

The sun is expected to shine across most of the country on Saturday, with the warmest day being Sunday due to northwesterly winds.

What are your weekend plans? Will you be watching the first NZ game?