25 days ago

What awesome things do your kids do to help others?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Meet Eddie Writes. He's 7, and won a Wellingtonian of the Year award for philanthropy. He spends his spare time tie-dying t-shirts and ironing patches on bags to sell online - raising $10,000 for Wellington Regional Hospital. We bet there's lots of Eddies out there. Tell us about your kids' kind deeds in the comments.

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1 hour ago

Grand Old Duke of York

Alan from Raumati Beach

The Kāpiti Independent Editor reports it has been a close-run race for 'Shit of the Year', but royalty won out once again.
He says the award must go to the Randy Old Duke of York, Prince Andrew.
Top marks too for utter shamelessness- bit.ly...

8 hours ago

We’re adjusting the electorate boundaries

Electoral Commission

We’re adjusting our electorate boundaries for the next two general elections.

By making sure each electorate has about the same number of people, we can give all New Zealanders equal representation in Parliament. It’s all balance.
If we move one of your electorate boundaries, you could end up in a different electorate to the one you’re in now – so we show you what we’re proposing before we make any changes and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.

Have your say now at vote.nz
Find out more

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16 hours ago

Kapiti's Waste Disgrace

Alan from Raumati Beach

Jeremy Smith reports the eight-year, $1.6 million, programme to cut landfill waste from Kāpiti has made absolutely no difference.

In fact, the district’s homes and businesses are producing more waste including greenhouse gases. - bit.ly...

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