30 days ago

Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and dehumanising".

What do you think? Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections? Read more here

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5 hours ago

Can't Sleep properly? Ways To Help You Sleep Better

Marketing Manager from Beds 4 U Whangarei

We all are inundated with a lot of work and when we go back home we strongly desire a peaceful and uninterrupted sleep, but for many reasons, we don’t achieve it and then the question arises “Why can’t I sleep?” See, everything is not fixable, but there are things that are under your control. So, I can’t sleep properly and I want to know why I’m not able to get a peaceful sleep these days. Read more to find out.

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1 day ago

New water feature a good addition for summer?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Whangarei's new Town Basin Park will be getting an interactive water feature.

It'll have water jets and colourful light displays illuminating the park at night. Is this a good addition in time for summer? What else would you like to see at the park?

SOURCE: Whangarei District Council

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1 day ago

What's On: Country & Western Fundraiser

Fiona from Kensington

Fundraiser for Special Olympics Whangarei featuring Dennis Marsh, Brendan Dugan and Annette & Kim. Tickets $10 each at the door or from the Kamo Club ph 4351765.
Country & Western Fundraiser
  • Kamo Club