30 days ago

A BBQ and rugby kind of weekend?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

If you're hoping to fire up the barbie ahead of the rugby this weekend, you're in for some good weather!

The sun is expected to shine across most of the country on Saturday, with the warmest day being Sunday due to northwesterly winds.

What are your weekend plans? Will you be watching the first NZ game?

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1 hour ago

How hard is it to get a doctor's appointment?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

A Whangārei patient had to wait seven weeks to get an appointment with her GP, while new Kaitaia residents have to travel for hours to see a doctor. What has your experience been like? What do you think should be done?

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10 days ago

Should more supermarkets offer "quiet hours"?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Countdown will offer low-sensory quiet hours in its stores nationwide. These hours are intended to help families with children who are sensitive to surroundings, particularly those with autism.

Will this benefit your family? Should it be rolled out across other supermarkets?
Find out more here.

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1 day ago

Discover a new wine at New World

New World Kaikohe

"Kia ora –Terry from New World Kaikohe here. Keen to discover a new top drop in time for summer?

My favourite wine from this year’s New World Wine Awards is the Champion Shiraz/Syrah Yalumba Y Series Shiraz Viognier. I really enjoy it because it’s so well balanced. It has smooth peppery notes but then a sweet subtle floral finish. You’ll definitely be wanting another sip or two!” 

Come into your local New World and explore the Top 50 Gold medal-winning wines – we have winners for every budget. Plus join us for complimentary wine sampling and try before you buy.
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