29 days ago

Poll: Are you a Guy Fawkes fan?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Guy Fawkes is coming up on November 5, with fireworks going on sale next weekend.

Are you looking forward to fireworks displays? Will you be buying your own to let off?

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Are you a Guy Fawkes fan?
  • 10.8% Yes - I'll be buying fireworks
    10.8% Complete
  • 63.7% No - I think fireworks should be banned
    63.7% Complete
  • 25.4% Yes - But I'm not planning on buying fireworks
    25.4% Complete
3092 votes
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16 hours ago

More access for pumping mums?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Waikato mum of two, Sheena Thompson, is calling out shopping centres for not having accessible power sockets or private rooms for pumping mums in parenting facilities.

It's not uncommon for mums to pump breast milk in hot cars, cleaning cupboards, shower stalls or in disabled toilets due to a lack of lactation rooms. Are you a mum who's struggled with this?

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16 hours ago

What's On: Dance Scottish Ceilidh

Jill from Chartwell

Individuals and families are invited to join us for a St Andrew's Day Ceilidh (Informal dance). Alcohol free event. Adults:$10 plus a plate, Accompanied children: a gold coin. Jill 0212643939
Dance Scottish Ceilidh
  • St Peter's Catholic School Hall
20 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

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Should horse racing be banned?
  • 30% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    30% Complete
  • 14.4% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.4% Complete
  • 4% I don’t have an opinion
    4% Complete
  • 51.7% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    51.7% Complete
1163 votes