29 days ago

Election time: what do you think of the candidate numbers?

Denise Piper Reporter from Northern News

Far North District Council has a record number of candidates running but some community board seats have low numbers. What do you think about the numbers? No personal or derogatory comments please! (Please put NFP if your comments are not for publication.)

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16 minutes ago

Four pilot whales dead after getting stranded on Ruakākā beach

Paul Reporter from Stuff

Sad news - four whales have died after becoming stranded along Ruakākā beach.

The rest of the pod has been seen about 1km offshore, heading towards Langs Beach.

Residents living along the coast have been asked to keep an eye on the whales during the day and contact the Project Jonah hotline, 0800 494253, if you see any.

To read more, click here.

10 hours ago

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21 hours ago

Our kids can't escape advertising - What should be done?

The team Reporter from Northern News

Our children are being exposed to an average of 46 ads for unhealthy products every day (27 junk food, 12 alcohol, and seven gambling).

These things are the leading causes of cancer, obesity, diabetes, mental illness and many social harms.

Should our Government be doing more to protect our children from this advertising? What should be done?