30 days ago

Essential oils for mouse control - what do you think?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Northland District Health Board was mocked on social media for a post about using essential oils to deter mice, but a natural therapies expert says there is some truth to the claim. What do you think - have you ever tried essential oils to deter rodents and is this something the health board should be commenting on?

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10 hours ago

Todays inbox scam

Glen from Central Whangarei

Another scam please do not fall for it this from spark but not really spark.
How many will panic because they think they owe so much just delete it quickly.

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1 day ago

Poll: What do you think of a school calling police on a boy who shot a toy gun?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Paihia School called police after a boy shot a toy plastic gun on the playground. The boy's mother says the treatment was over the top but the ministry says it was correct. What do you think?

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What do you think of a school calling police on a boy who shot a toy gun?
  • 16.7% It's unfair; it was just a toy
    16.7% Complete
  • 44.4% It's reasonable; even toy guns should not be tolerated
    44.4% Complete
  • 27.8% The school should have explained its gun policy before doing this
    27.8% Complete
  • 11.1% Other (please explain in comments below)
    11.1% Complete
18 votes
1 day ago

Do you think moving Ports of Auckland north will be practical?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

A report by the National Road Carriers Association has found moving Ports of Auckland north to Northport would be impractical, prohibitively expensive and increase truck trips between Northland and Auckland. But MP Shane Jones says this is just "snobbery" by Aucklanders against Northland, and most of the transportation will be done by rail. What do you think?

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