55 days ago

When she rises, we all rise

The Team from Women of Influence

Nominate a local hero for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards!

Whether she’s involved in grassroots community work or a global leader, help recognise the passionate women who are creating real change and forging a path for others.

Nominate a woman of influence before 15 July
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More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Should parents be charged if their kids wag school?

The team Reporter from Bay News

Hi neighbours - a teen who refused to go to school has cost his parents after they were charged $50 under the Education Act.

The court heard that over a period of 62 school days, the teen was unjustifiably absent on 38 days, with a further seven classified as justified absence.

What are your thoughts? Should parents be charged if their kids wag school?

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1 day ago

Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections?

The team Reporter from Bay News

Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and dehumanising".

What do you think? Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections? Read more here

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1 hour ago

Clean up for Welcome Bay - September

Sarah from Welcome Bay

This message comes from Clark/Jeremy who are dealing/organising all the clean ups from now on! :D
"We are co-organising with schools etc a clean up day on Sept 14 for 3 zones in WB"
For further information please join the Facebook Group: Volunteers for good - Welcome Bay www.facebook.com...

Have a lovely day keeping this country clean :)