5 days ago

Poll: Is it time to lower the speed limit on NZ's open roads?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Long-term road safety data from NZTA suggests speed limits on almost 90 per cent of the country's roads are too high and should be lowered.

In 2019 so far, 172 people have been killed on New Zealand's roads, six more than at the same time last year.

Ministry of Transport data for 2016, the most recent available on its website, makes for sobering reading – 328 deaths from 286 fatal road crashes, or 0.9 deaths for every 10,000 vehicles.

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Is it time to lower the speed limit on NZ's open roads?
  • 27.5% Yes
    27.5% Complete
  • 72.5% No
    72.5% Complete
2002 votes
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17 minutes ago

Paris’ Story: From wagging school to succeeding in life

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Across Aotearoa we have amazing tamariki and rangatahi who come through our programmes and experience inspiring transformation journeys.

Paris from the Bay of Plenty recently caught up with Sun Live to discuss her journey and the positive impact that Project K has had on her life.

Kei runga noa atu koe Paris! Thank you for inspiring us and leading the way for other rangatahi across the country!

Learn more about Paris' story here: bit.ly...

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32 minutes ago

Poll: Would you expect your parents to help you into your first home?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

Almost a quarter of young people say the older generations should help first-home buyers into the property market, a new survey shows.

Westpac NZ polled 1000 people about their opinion on parents assisting their children into their first homes.

It found widespread acceptance of the idea: More than half the parents said they would loan money interest-free and only 38 per cent would expect it to be paid back.

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Would you expect your parents to help you into your first home?
  • 0% Yes
    0% Complete
  • 0% No
    0% Complete
  • 0% I'd be grateful but I don't expect it
    0% Complete
0 votes
6 days ago

Tupperware party

Rosemary from Welcome Bay

I have decided to hold a Tupperware party at 1 Langstone Street, Welcome Bay, Tauranga to get to know my neighbours. All welcome.
2.30pm 15th June Saturday afternoon.
Would like to see you all here.
Please text me if you are coming. 0210546755.
I don't know anyone here except for 3 people. Would like to change that. So please come along Weather you buy it not.
Rosemary Garaway