45 days ago

Poll: Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced details of the draft law to legalise cannabis use.

Personal possession of 14 grams of cannabis, the sale of cannabis edibles, and growing up to four cannabis plants per household, are all included in the bill, which the public will be asked to vote "yes or no" at the 2020 general election.

Read more on the draft bill here and tell us what you think in the comments below. Will you vote yes or no, or are you yet to make up your mind?

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Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill?
  • 43.5% Yes, I support the law change
    43.5% Complete
  • 48.9% No, I do not support the law change
    48.9% Complete
  • 7.6% I haven't decided yet (tell us more in the comments)
    7.6% Complete
722 votes
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2 days ago

Christchurch is New Zealand's second city, deal with it

Anna Williams Reporter from The Press

There's an enduring belief that Wellington is our second-largest city. We must dispel that myth, reporter Charlie Mitchell says.
Do you think Christchurch should officially be named as New Zealand's second city or should Wellington retain its title?

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1 day ago

Poll: Teens' behaviour using the internet

Kelly Dennett Reporter from Sunday Star Times

Hi Neighbours, we are looking into teenagers' internet habits and keen to hear your experiences of your children's use of the interweb. We'd like to know, has your teenager skipped meals in order to spend time on the internet?

Teens' behaviour using the internet
  • 41.4% Yes
    41.4% Complete
  • 55% No
    55% Complete
  • 3.6% I'm not sure
    3.6% Complete
829 votes
3 days ago

Steve Hansen's lifestyle block sold to retired farming couple

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Former All Black coach Steve Hansen and wife Natasha have sold their lifestyle block on the outskirts of Christchurch.

Listing agent Brendan Shefford of Ray White Rolleston confirmed the Prebbleton property has been sold to a retired farming couple.

The house, which is valued at $2.625 million, went to auction on November 1, 2019, but was passed in. At that time, Shefford said there were several interested parties. Records show the Hansens paid $1.8 million for the house in August 2016.