28 days ago

Should parents be charged if their kids wag school?

The team Reporter from Bay News

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?

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3 hours ago

Being Kiwi: Have you experienced racism?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

New Zealand is renowned for being friendly and welcoming but is that true for everyone?

Stuff is asking readers to share their experiences of racism by taking part in this short survey.

Being Kiwi is a project looking at the experiences of life in New Zealand for people of all cultures. It calls for the collection of official statistics on hate crimes, looks at discrimination in our schools and takes a stroll through Auckland, now one of the most diverse cities in the world.

To take part in the survey, click here

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11 hours ago

Let’s Walk for Dementia Tauranga!

Alzheimers NZ

Dementia affects us in more ways than one, and more of us than we realise.

That’s why this September, thousands of Kiwis will joining Memory Walks to show their support for all those living with dementia.

Will you join us this World Alzheimers Month?

Where: Coronation Park in Mt Maunganui
When: 10am Saturday 28th September

Register today at alzheimers.org.nz
Let’s make dementia top of mind.
Register now

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21 hours ago

PIRONGIA CRAFT FAIR

Lyn from Tauranga Tasting Tours & Charters

We still have seats available on our trip to the Pirongia craft fair 9 September
-For details please refer to www.smore.com...
and also still have seats for this week's Sunday Lunch to The Boatshed Cafe Karapiro. For details, please refer to www.smore.com...
For any further queries please e-mail tgatastingtours@xtra.co.nz or Phone :(07) 5441383