Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?
These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.
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Rino Wilkinson is Hauraki's first Māori councillor.
Radio DJ and father-of-two Rino Wilkinson, of Ngāti Tamaterā, was the third-highest polling candidate for the Paeroa ward at the 2019 local body elections.
He says he's unsure what is stopping fellow Māori stepping into local politics. He suggests "it could be because some might not have the confidence to step into, or engage with that world." What are your thoughts?
The Melbourne Cup can be seen as an excuse for people to dress to the nines and get so drunk that they often miss seeing the races.
The physical and psychological pain these horses suffer is immense, with the movement against horse racing growing as animal welfare advocates call for change. What do you think? Should horse racing be banned? Vote in the poll below.
32.6% Definitely - it’s inhumane32.6% Complete
14.6% No - it’s a bit of harmless fun14.6% Complete
2.6% I don’t have an opinion2.6% Complete
50.2% Only for those found guilty of abuse50.2% Complete
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