39 days ago

Help wanted

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

I am looking for feedback on what you would like to see on Neighbourly.
At the moment the only regular feature is Way Back Wednesday, featuring historical pictures of Wellington.
One option is a regular feature on a well known sportsperson or your favourite restaurant. Or perhaps a post featuring your favourite bird (mine is the mighty kārearea).
Tell me what you would like to see.

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5 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Who recognises this famous photo from the Stuff archives?
Hint: It has come to represent a pivotal moment in New Zealand history.

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4 days ago

Poll: Should Aayla be allowed to play?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

A team of keen young Petone rugby league players will forfeit their points and risk disqualifying themselves in an upcoming tournament because one of their star players is banned.
The reason? She’s a girl. Aayla Toman, 13, has been told she’s not allowed to play in the u13 boys’ grade in Wellington’s Pacific Youth Cup because of her gender – something that led her club team, the u13 Petone Panthers, to play her ‘illegally’ all season.
New Zealand Rugby League rules state the maximum age for males and females to play in mixed gender full contact rugby league is 12 years of age.

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Should Aayla be allowed to play?
  • 75.4% Yes
    75.4% Complete
  • 24.6% No
    24.6% Complete
776 votes
5 days ago

Rare white tūī captured by Wellington photographer

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

It is not Feathered Friend Friday but a beautiful white tūī has been spotted in Wellington.
Thank-you Sean Gillespie for your lovely pictures.