Hi neighbours - Sport NZ has announced a revamped approach to youth sport, saying the idea was to "bring the fun and development focus back to sport for all young people, helping to prevent them growing to dread sports as adults".
This comes after the acknowledgement that for kids, enjoyment is closely tied to how well they perform, something heavily influenced by parents and coaches.
What are your thoughts? Do you think this new approach will benefit our youngsters?
Coastguard is offering discounts on new lifejackets if you trade in your old one, with the Old4New van coming to Houhora and Whangaroa on December 8, and Mangonui on December 9 and 14. Will you trade in your old lifejacket this summer?
Does the sunscreen you use offer the protection it claims on the label?
Consumer NZ has found nine out of 20 sunscreens they tested do not.
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