41 days ago

Should vaping be banned in schools?

The team Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Hi neighbours - Principals in schools are backing the government's plan to ban most vape flavours.

They warn that without firm action, New Zealand will have a new generation of people addicted to nicotine. Many students mistakenly believe that vapes contain only water and flavouring.

What are your thoughts? Should vaping be banned in schools?

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3 days ago

Poll: What stops you from riding your bike more?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Whangārei Boys' High School student Kyle Hanlon, 13, is lobbying Whangarei District Council to install more secure bike racks and lockers to encourage people to ride more. What stops you from riding your bike more?

What stops you from riding your bike more?
  • 25.8% Security concerns/worry about theft
    25.8% Complete
  • 45.2% Road safety/lack of cycleways
    45.2% Complete
  • 12.9% Lack of fitness
    12.9% Complete
  • 16.1% Other (please comment below)
    16.1% Complete
31 votes
1 day ago

Eat Well Shop Smart - For Christmas

Nikki Smith from Anglican Care Centre

This is a wonderful way to get ready for Christmas, new ideas, great recipes and lots of hints and tips. Christmas is just around the corner - same time every year - even if we are in denial about it.

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1 hour ago

What's On: Star Struck Dance

Margaret and Wim from Hikurangi Coastal

Come dressed as a star and enjoy the live music of the Basin City Big Band. BYO and a plate for supper. Tickets $20. No door sales. Phone Margaret O274887135
Star Struck Dance
  • Oakura Hall