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?
66.5% Yes definitely, democracy is vital66.5% Complete
24.8% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for24.8% Complete
8.7% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils8.7% Complete
Guy Fawkes is coming up on November 5, with fireworks going on sale next weekend.
Are you looking forward to fireworks displays? Will you be buying your own to let off?
0% Yes - I'll be buying fireworks0% Complete
0% No - I think fireworks should be banned0% Complete
0% Yes - But I'm not planning on buying fireworks0% Complete
Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?
These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.
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Waikato author Jo Paterson has plucked classic fairytales and altered them to promote values and characteristics rather than beauty, and show diversity in race, ethnicity and sexual orientation.
Diamonds and Toads, her first children's book, includes 14 spin-offs of classic tales such as Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood. Fourteen Kiwi illustrators have also captured these dark tales with a twist.
READ MORE here.
So what do you think of these modern day spins on classic fairy tales?