45 days ago

Poll: Should daylight saving be abolished?

The team Reporter from Rotorua News

The European Parliament has already voted to abolish daylight saving from 2021, due to studies that highlighted the connection between daylight saving and health issues.

For some, having more daylight hours is beneficial, but for others, it can really interrupt their sleep cycle. What are your thoughts?

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Should daylight saving be abolished?
  • 30.4% Yes - it messes with my sleep rhythm
    30.4% Complete
  • 60.8% No - I enjoy having more daylight hours
    60.8% Complete
  • 8.9% I'm not bothered either way
    8.9% Complete
79 votes
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1 hour 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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5 hours ago

NZ ARMY BAND performing here in Whakatane

Pam from Whakatane District

One performance only - make sure you don’t miss them.
FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER. LIBERTY CENTRE

SEE POSTER FOR FULL DETAILS.

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6 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?
  • 32.6% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    32.6% Complete
  • 14.6% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.6% Complete
  • 2.6% I don’t have an opinion
    2.6% Complete
  • 50.2% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    50.2% Complete
691 votes