28 days ago

Poll: Will you sign up as a freedom camping ambassador?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Applications are open for community-minded locals interested in becoming freedom camping ambassadors.

You'll be encouraging campers to play by Whangarei's rules, giving residents confidence that their environment and quality of life will be respected.

Are you passionate about protecting Whangarei's environment? Will you be signing up?

SOURCE: Whangarei District Council

Will you sign up as a freedom camping ambassador?
  • 7.1% Definitely! Sounds fun!
    7.1% Complete
  • 28.6% No, I'm not interested
    28.6% Complete
  • 0% I've done it before
    0% Complete
  • 64.3% I don't support freedom camping
    64.3% Complete
14 votes
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9 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.

12 hours 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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21 hours ago

Our marine environment 2019 - MfE report

Oliver Neighbourly Lead from One Tree Point

The Ministry for the Environment has released "Our marine environment 2019", the latest in their series of reports on the state of our environment.
"Our marine environment 2019" focuses on the four top issues that most need our attention in our oceans, seas, estuaries, and coastlines.
Citizen science regarding beach litter has been included in the report.
A 6-page summary report can be downloaded from here, and there is also a link to the full report (72 pages).