66 days ago

Do you read with your child?

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

It can have positive long term effects, including:⠀
-Supported cognitive development. ⠀
-Improved language skills.⠀
-Prepared for academic success. ⠀
-A special bond with your child. ⠀
-Increased concentration and discipline. ⠀
-Improved imagination and creativity.⠀

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More messages from your neighbours
5 hours ago

Help build a stronger, safer Aotearoa

Fire & Emergency NZ

Do you have strong links into your community? Can you represent a wide range of people? We want to hear from you.

We’re looking for people for our new Local Advisory Committees, who can offer insight into what matters to your community.

Nominate yourself or someone you know today.
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8 days ago

Poll: Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

The SPCA says a new $300 fine is helping to spread the warning that people should not leave their dogs in hot cars.
What do you think - is the message getting through to dog owners?

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Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?
  • 23.4% Yes, the $300 fine helps
    23.4% Complete
  • 10.6% Yes, owners better understand the risks
    10.6% Complete
  • 61.7% No, I still see dogs in hot cars
    61.7% Complete
  • 4.3% Other (please say what in the comments below)
    4.3% Complete
47 votes
20 hours ago

Is the region coping with the drought?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Northland is now in drought conditions but the Ministry for Primary Industries will not declare the drought a medium-scale event unless the community cannot cope with the conditions. What do you think, is Northland coping okay? Is there a need to declare a medium-scale drought event?

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