Countdown will offer low-sensory quiet hours in its stores nationwide. These hours are intended to help families with children who are sensitive to surroundings, particularly those with autism.
Will this benefit your family? Should it be rolled out across other supermarkets?
Find out more here.
Northland MP Matt King is floating a member's bill which would require the criminal history of election candidates to be published, if they were convicted of a crime punishable by two or more years' jail time. What do you think? Would it change the way you vote?
Marking 250 years since Captain Cook arrived in New Zealand, the Tuia 250 flotilla was welcomed to Tai Tokerau with a rousing haka. Events will be held throughout the north over the next week - will you be taking part? Why or why not?