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?
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?
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.
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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?