37 days ago

Poll: Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?

Denise Piper Reporter from Central Leader

The SPCA says a new $300 fine is helping to spread the warning that people should not leave their dogs in hot cars.
What do you think - is the message getting through to dog owners?

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Is the message to not leave dogs in hot cars getting through?
  • 25.1% Yes, the $300 fine helps
    25.1% Complete
  • 18% Yes, owners better understand the risks
    18% Complete
  • 51.5% No, I still see dogs in hot cars
    51.5% Complete
  • 5.4% Other (please say what in the comments below)
    5.4% Complete
167 votes
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18 hours ago

Plentiful plants and gardening expertise at Alberton Market Day!

Rendell McIntosh from Alberton

Its Alberton Market Day in two weeks on Sunday 8 March! Experience our quaint market featuring specialty produce and crafts with music, workshops, artisan food stalls and a vintage tearoom!

Its late summer and if things are a starting to bolt in your garden come along to learn all about 'Growing From Seed' with Katrina Wolff from Blue Borage in a free talk at 12:30! Katrina will be at the market all day talking about composting and bio-dynamic gardening and demonstrating seed saving - collect some to take away.

Writer and gardening guru Lynda Hallinan will also be on site with copies of her latest book "Damson From Hedgerow to Harvest" and gorgeous offerings from her garden. Lynda is a fount of knowledge and is always happy to chat at share tips.

Boutique nurseries Admore Herbs & Seedlings and Puriri Lane will have beautiful plants for sale and Marcia from Composed Confusion will have pot plants and macrame hangers.

As always there will be unique specialty produce and crafts presented by the artisans, chefs, bakers and makers themselves; a selection of top food trucks providing lots delicious options for lunch or brunch; live music and kids activities. Don't miss it!

Alberton Market Day, Sunday 8 March, 10am-2pm. 100 Mt Albert Rd. FREE ENTRY

4 days ago

Should Auckland Council execs get ATHOP cards instead of carparks?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Auckland Council is looking to reduce the number of ratepayer funded carparks enjoyed by senior managers. It's down from 77 to 49. Is the council right to consider offering ATHOP cards instead? Read the story below:

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