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?
Lotto's $42 million Powerball rolled over on Wednesday night, boosting the prize to $50m on Saturday - potentially the biggest ever.
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What would you do with $50 million?
The NZ Home and Lifestyle Show, proudly brought to you by Trade Me Property is an exciting new and innovative exhibition event offering inspiration to improve your home and lifestyle. Held at the iconic Eden Park this vibrant one stop shop has a massive range of exhibitors from across the country.
Take a break to relax and refuel with a selection of gourmet fare and live music at the NZ Street Food Festival. Packed with plenty of ideas, innovations, advice and exclusive show specials at a premier events venue the New Zealand Home and Lifestyle Show has it all!
Purchase your ticket online here to avoid the queues and enjoy complimentary travel on trains and NX1 buses is by presenting your event ticket on event days.. Onsite car parking is also available. Show access is via Entry D on Cricket Avenue.
Experience it, live it, from the 5-8 March at Eden Park
Thurs – Sat 10am – 7pm, Sun 10-6pm
Two day pass $20
Under 18 free
The NZ Defence Force has moved into Northland to help with the water crisis and the Government will pay $2m to secure water in the Far North. Meanwhile, Whangārei residents are now on water restrictions and bores could run dry. Do you think it is right for Central Government to step in and help? Or should councils, and ratepayers, be left to fend on their own?