47 days ago

Have you voted in the local government elections yet?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Voters have just one week to decide who they want to lead their district but Far North District Council fears less than 40 per cent will vote if the current trend continues. Have you voted yet? Will you be voting - why or why not?

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10 hours ago

Will you trade in your old lifejacket?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Coastguard is offering discounts on new lifejackets if you trade in your old one, with the Old4New van coming to Houhora and Whangaroa on December 8, and Mangonui on December 9 and 14. Will you trade in your old lifejacket this summer?

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12 hours 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.

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14 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?

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