I am knitting for prem babies at the hospitals. I am needing wool not acrylic as I am told the acrylic does not breath and can be too hot for the little babies.
If you have any spare wool I would appreciate it to help keep our little babies warm.
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?
Have you been affected? Swiss Deli Ltd is recalling all batches and all dates of its own brand pre-cooked and ready-to-eat meat products as a lack of processing controls may result in the presence of Listeria monocytogenes. Two Pams Finest brand products are also included in this recall.
Package size and description: the products are sold in various-sized plastic packets and plastic bags over supermarket deli counters.
Supermarkets throughout the North Island.
Swiss Deli, 68–70 Greenmount Drive, East Tamaki, Auckland.
The products are also sold online through the Swiss Deli website.
Click here for consumer advice and to see a full list of the recalled items.
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