68 days ago

Is sewing "woman's work"?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Prisoners at the Northland Region Corrections Facility at Ngawha were suprised how rewarding learning sewing has been - initially considering it women's work. What is your experience? Are you a man who likes to sew - or does it as a job? Is this a good skill for our prisoners to learn? (Please put NFP if your comments are not for publication.)

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10 hours ago

Do you want to know the criminal history of candidates?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Northland MP Matt King is floating a member's bill which would require the criminal history of election candidates to be published, if they were convicted of a crime punishable by two or more years' jail time. What do you think? Would it change the way you vote?

17 hours ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

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1 day ago

What is the weather like where you are?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Snow-like hail has fallen in Orewa and thunder clouds have crossed the country. What is the weather like where you are? What do you like or dislike about it?