35 days ago

Poll: Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

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?

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Do you intend to vote in the upcoming local council elections?
  • 66.5% Yes definitely, democracy is vital
    66.5% Complete
  • 24.8% Maybe, I'm struggling to find anyone I want to vote for
    24.8% Complete
  • 8.7% No, I just can't be bothered with local councils
    8.7% Complete
1610 votes
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2 hours ago

Poll: Are you a Guy Fawkes fan?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

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?

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Are you a Guy Fawkes fan?
  • 0% Yes - I'll be buying fireworks
    0% Complete
  • 0% No - I think fireworks should be banned
    0% Complete
  • 0% Yes - But I'm not planning on buying fireworks
    0% Complete
0 votes
11 days ago

WATCH: Rotterdam's floating cows: the future of farming?

The Team from Play Stuff

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.

Play Now: play.stuff.co.nz...

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9 hours ago

What do you think of these modern day spins on classic fairy tales?

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from South Waikato News

Hi neighbours,
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?

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