102 days ago

Where you affected by Friday morning's ambulance crash?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

An ambulance and a van collided on what is arguably Whangarei's busiest intersection - the lights at Kamo Road and State Highway 1. Motorists were queued for kilometres after the crash - where you impacted? Share your story here...

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7 hours ago

What's On: Matakana Hall Market

Lynda from Manly

Another great community event with loads of beautiful Artisan crafts. Interesting vintage and collectible treasures. Designer clothing produce and plants. In support of the community hall.
Matakana Hall Market
  • Matakana Hall
5 days ago

What do you think of the Tangiteroria fire?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

UPDATE: The Tangiteroria Sports Complex fire was deliberately lit. The Tangiteroria community is in mourning after its Sports Complex was razed in a fire in the early hours of Thursday. The complex was the heart of the rural community and held plenty of history after being built by local families. What do you think?

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5 days ago

Poll: Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The SPCA says a new $300 fine is helping to spread the warning that people should not leave their dogs in hot cars.
What do you think - is the message getting through to dog owners?

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Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?
  • 25.7% Yes, the $300 fine helps
    25.7% Complete
  • 5.7% Yes, owners better understand the risks
    5.7% Complete
  • 62.9% No, I still see dogs in hot cars
    62.9% Complete
  • 5.7% Other (please say what in the comments below)
    5.7% Complete
35 votes