514 days ago

Poll: Should children take their own laptops to school?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Some high schools have made it a requirement for students to take their own devices into school. Recommended laptops range from around $600 to $1300. Do you think this is the right move?

Should children take their own laptops to school?
  • 26.1% Yes - I will explain in comments
    26.1% Complete
  • 73.9% No - I will explain in comments
    73.9% Complete
92 votes
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1 day ago

Road layout and crossing outside new Countdown - hit or miss?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

The new Countdown isn't far off opening and the roads are ready for the extra traffic - and foot traffic. But what do you think of the raised, green crossing so close to the Champion Rd roundabout, driving north from Richmond?
If you'd prefer your comments not making it into a story about it, please put 'NFP' (not for publication) at the end of your reply.

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3 days ago

SuperSeniors June

The Team from Office for Seniors

The latest edition of SuperSeniors is out now!

In this issue, we profile one of the unsung heroes of the Elder Abuse Response Service (EARS) and learn more about the help the service offers.

We also chat with Dr Doug Wilson, 2021 Senior New Zealander of the Year Te Mātāpuputu o te Tau, and Andrea Gaskin, Director and Founder of charity organisation Connect the Dots, about how she’s making the art scene in Auckland accessible to seniors.

There’s advice on how to eat healthy, how to get tech savvy, and updated laws for renters and landlords.

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4 days ago

Please pick your dogs poo up

Deb from Richmond

Maori school Darcy street doggy poo all over. Because of some peoples mean ways we all going to be banned very soon ! It’s coming.
Is it because you can’t afford poo bags or you just don’t care?