Guy Fawkes is coming up on November 5, with fireworks going on sale next weekend.
Are you looking forward to fireworks displays? Will you be buying your own to let off?
10.8% Yes - I'll be buying fireworks10.8% Complete
63.8% No - I think fireworks should be banned63.8% Complete
25.4% Yes - But I'm not planning on buying fireworks25.4% Complete
Ahead of peak-tramping season, Police are urging hikers to not underestimate the "hostile" forest and mountains of Waikato.
This comes after a Waikato man, understood to be scouring the Pirongia Forest for a "rock structure", lost his life.
People are urged to plan their hikes carefully, carry equipment that would help them survive the night, and to not underestimate the length of time it takes to get from one place to another.
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.
29.8% Definitely - it’s inhumane29.8% Complete
14.3% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun14.3% Complete
4% I don’t have an opinion4% Complete
51.9% Only for those found guilty of abuse51.9% Complete
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