33 days ago

Poll: Does the Taupō Museum and Art Gallery need an upgrade?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Taupō District Council's proposed redevelopment of the facility is budgeted to start in July 2020.

The council decided a new museum and art gallery would be built on Tongariro Domain to create a 'cultural heart'. Is this what Taupō needs, or should money be spent elsewhere?
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Does the Taupō Museum and Art Gallery need an upgrade?
  • 32.7% Definitely
    32.7% Complete
  • 67.3% No - it's not a priority for Taupō
    67.3% Complete
49 votes
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9 days ago

BBC News: Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists

Fred from Taupo Central

BBC News - Climate change: ‘Clear and unequivocal’ emergency, say scientists
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13 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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18 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?
  • 30.5% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    30.5% Complete
  • 14.2% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.2% Complete
  • 3.7% I don’t have an opinion
    3.7% Complete
  • 51.6% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    51.6% Complete
1125 votes