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.⠀
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.
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?
23.4% Yes, the $300 fine helps23.4% Complete
10.6% Yes, owners better understand the risks10.6% Complete
61.7% No, I still see dogs in hot cars61.7% Complete
4.3% Other (please say what in the comments below)4.3% Complete
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?