137 days ago

Should more supermarkets offer "quiet hours"?

Reporter Hauraki Herald

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?
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1 day ago

Climate Action Committee Recommends 70% Reduction in Waikato Regional Council’s Emissions by 2030

Denis from Thames

The Climate Action Committee of Waikato Regional Council (WRC) has recommended WRC endorse a far more ambitious but highly achievable greenhouse gas emissions reduction plan for the council’s in-house activities. The new plan will achieve a 70% reduction by 2030 of WRC’s own emissions, compared to the current goal of 45%, and will exceed the Paris Agreement goal required to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. (a 53% reduction for WRC). Read more at - teggtalk.wordpress.com...

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