78 days ago

Do you encourage your children to speak te reo Māori?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Hi neighbours - Anton Matthews, father-of-two and owner of a bilingual restaurant, made a pact to himself that he would only speak to his children in te reo Māori until they got their drivers' licenses.

He says that "te reo Māori and Māori culture is part of what makes Aotearoa such a special place and we can't get enough of it".

Do you speak te reo Māori in your home? Do you encourage your children to speak it?

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1 hour ago

Consumer NZ says nine out of 20 sunscreens don't provide protection they claim

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Does the sunscreen you use offer the protection it claims on the label?

Consumer NZ has found nine out of 20 sunscreens they tested do not.

To read more, click here.

3 hours ago

Is demolition best for older houses?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Kaipara District Council plans to demolish 24 pensioner flats and have new ones built - in part because of the high costs of Healthy Homes standards. Do you think demolition is the best course of action? How else can older homes be made suitable? Does the Healthy Homes standards put you off renting out your house?

1 day ago

Great NZ Santa Run

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

🎅🏼 Entries are now open for the 2019 Great NZ Santa Run!!

A 2-3km fun run/walk in a Santa suit!