118 days ago

Poll: Should schools ban phones?

James Baker Reporter from Franklin County News

Hi neighbours, Waiuku College has decided to put the crackdown on cell phones during school hours both inside and outside the classroom.

However, not everyone is happy.

What do you think? Is it a good idea? Is the school going too far? Are there legitimate reasons a student may need a phone during school hours?

Should schools ban phones?
  • 54.2% Ban them all. School is no place for cell phones.
    54.2% Complete
  • 33.3% Ban most of them. Make exceptions for students with a legitimate reason.
    33.3% Complete
  • 12.5% No ban. Phones are a necessity in our modern world.
    12.5% Complete
24 votes
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3 days ago

Auckland's drought rings alarm bells - is anyone listening?

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, It might be raining but the record dry which is depleting Auckland's water supply is not going away in a hurry. Is it "just a dought?": Read the story below:

2 hours ago

The rainy season is coming!

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4 days ago

Show neighbours your photography snaps of Auckland!

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Kia ora Auckland, it's time to dust off that old camera, get out and about and show the rest of your neighbours your favourite, treasured spots in your region. It could be an awesome view, the shy wildlife or even the old buildings that are wanting their stories to be told.

Go ahead, get snapping and illustrate what's beyond your backyard.

Post your photographs in the comments below ⬇️