27 days ago

Poll: Would you become a volunteer firefighter?

Luke Kirkeby Reporter from South Waikato News

The Putaruru Volunteer Fire Brigade is in desperate need of more daytime volunteers as it struggles to deal with increased call-outs. Would you give it a go?

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Would you become a volunteer firefighter?
  • 0% Yes, we all need to do our bit.
    0% Complete
  • 20% Possibly if I knew more about it.
    20% Complete
  • 80% No way!
    80% Complete
5 votes
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11 minutes ago

More access for pumping mums?

The team Reporter from Taupō Times

Waikato mum of two, Sheena Thompson, is calling out shopping centres for not having accessible power sockets or private rooms for pumping mums in parenting facilities.

It's not uncommon for mums to pump breast milk in hot cars, cleaning cupboards, shower stalls or in disabled toilets due to a lack of lactation rooms. Are you a mum who's struggled with this?

1 hour ago

What's On: Dance Scottish Ceilidh

Jill from Chartwell

Individuals and families are invited to join us for a St Andrew's Day Ceilidh (Informal dance). Alcohol free event. Adults:$10 plus a plate, Accompanied children: a gold coin. Jill 0212643939
Dance Scottish Ceilidh
  • St Peter's Catholic School Hall
5 hours ago

Poll: Should horse racing be banned?

The team from Neighbourly.co.nz

The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.

The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.

Should horse racing be banned?
  • 32.6% Definitely - it’s inhumane
    32.6% Complete
  • 14.6% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun
    14.6% Complete
  • 2.6% I don’t have an opinion
    2.6% Complete
  • 50.2% Only for those found guilty of abuse
    50.2% Complete
691 votes