25 days ago

Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

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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2 hours ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?

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1 day ago

Local Body Elections - Mayoral Candidates meeting

Mowenna (mo) from Taupo Central

Good morning all, I'm heading along to the Rotary 'Meet the Mayoral Candidates' evening tonight. Great opportunity to find out a little more about what our Mayoral Candidates have to offer. Hope to see some of you there :)

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4 hours ago

Spring Deal

Christine Robb from Lava Glass Café

Buy any item over $18 from our delicious Lava Glass Café blackboard menu and receive FREE ENTRY into our glassblowing studio* and sculpture garden. That means you save $15.00 per person in admission fees. This great offer is valid weekdays in September 2019.
*Glassblowing is subject to availability.

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