Child development expert Nathan Wallis says "we've created an economy where it's impossible to buy a house in New Zealand without having two parents go to work, so how are we expected to be available to walk kids to school every day?".
Do you agree with this? Do you think we're part of a culture that doesn't allow us to adequately supervise young children?
Volunteering Northland has had a bit of a growth recently and we have plenty of new volunteer roles Northland Wide. Click the link, and change the search box to your area to have a look. Volunteering is good for you.
Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.
It will soon be time to have your say on who represents your community by voting in the 2019 local elections. Do you intend to vote?
66% Yes definitely, democracy is vital66% Complete
25.1% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for25.1% Complete
8.8% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils8.8% Complete