When it comes to a night out with friends, socialising usually revolves around alcohol, and with Dry July happening this month, it can be hard to find alcohol-free spaces.
"Having fun and drinking alcohol is an illusion," said Cortez McDaniel, who is recovering from alcohol and drug abuse disorders. "We have to stop believing the lie, and then we have to start practicing something different."
Do you agree with this comment? Do you struggle to sober up with limited alcohol-free social spaces?
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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