19 days ago

Poll: Should cannabis be legalised?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Cannabis could soon be sold and grown legally in New Zealand, but in Christchurch it seems there is little rush to immerse the city's bars, cafes and shops in a new drug culture.

The Government announced on Tuesday that the public will decide on whether the drug should be legalised through a referendum at next year's general election.

What do you think? Vote in our poll and tell us your thoughts in the comments below. (Please write NFP if you don't want your comments published in The Press/Stuff)

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Should cannabis be legalised?
  • 34.7% Yes - for medicinal and recreational use
    34.7% Complete
  • 45.2% Yes - but only for medicinal use
    45.2% Complete
  • 19.3% No - not at all
    19.3% Complete
  • 0.7% I'm not sure/something else (tell us in the comments below)
    0.7% Complete
1417 votes
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10 hours ago

Coronation St stars boost 100th birthday party in Timaru

Doug Sail Reporter from The Timaru Herald

Rosetta Rawlings' 100th birthday went off to the sound of 100 claps and birthday wishes from her favourite television stars from Coronation St.


10 hours ago

Poll: Do you support the teachers' mega-strike this Wednesday?

Stacey Reporter from Stuff

About 50,000 primary and secondary teachers will swap their pens for placards after their two unions rejected a series of pay offers. It will affect hundreds of thousands of students in more than 2000 schools.
To read more, click here

Do you support the teachers' mega-strike this Wednesday?
  • 55.7% Yes!
    55.7% Complete
  • 37.7% No.
    37.7% Complete
  • 6.6% Haven't really thought about it.
    6.6% Complete
1140 votes
7 days ago

Will a new "health shuttle" to Christchurch assist you?

Doug Sail Reporter from The Timaru Herald

It's manned by St John volunteers and aims to relieve pressure on busy ambulance staff and help people get to important health appointments in Christchurch.