OPINION: Ego, the death of Democracy in New Zealand

OPINION: Ego, the death of Democracy in New Zealand

This story was originally written by an outside writer and was shared with thisquality to publish. OPINION: The events of the last few days and indeed the past few years has got me thinking about how the human condition of ego is so incredibly self-sabotaging. I would have thought that...

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1080 Poison: Trucks Are Preparing for Deliveries Across the Country

1080 Poison: Trucks Are Preparing for Deliveries Across the Country

OPINION: Another year goes by with 1080 being delivered across the country to start aerial operations during the most bizarre times, especially since Winter has just hit New Zealand. Trucks around the country owned by private companies not-willing to show their branding due to the controversy around 1080 poisoning in...

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OPINION: The lack of Masks in New Zealand is the biggest problem

OPINION: The lack of Masks in New Zealand is the biggest problem

In the late 1960s up until the 1980s and ’90s, New Zealand had a thriving textile and clothing industry, which produced everything from underwear to socks, hosiery, swimwear, to dresses, shirts, ties, and suits; even shoes.

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Why local Butchers should be allowed to open amid lockdown restrictions

Why local Butchers should be allowed to open amid lockdown restrictions

Members of the Sunny Otaki Facebook group were enraged in regards to local veggie markets being allowed to sell deliveries & operate. Yet, the butcher meat industry was shut down entirely overnight without much notice or warning.

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The New Zealand Outdoors Party joins forces with SAMMIEPLAYS LLC

The New Zealand Outdoors Party joins forces with SAMMIEPLAYS LLC

On the 20th of March, a deal was signed with the New Zealand Outdoors Party Otaki Electorate to help provide better news stories in the lower Wellington region, also promoting them to the broader New Zealand community.

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Why you should go outside during Coronavirus lockdown

Why you should go outside during Coronavirus lockdown

It’s pretty simple; staying inside sitting on the couch for four weeks can be bad for your health; by going outside, you are getting natural sunlight that you need daily, even if the weather is an overcast.

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Coronavirus: The Warehouse lied to the public

Coronavirus: The Warehouse lied to the public

The Warehouse was told to shut down on Wednesday by the Government (Jacinda Ardern) after The Warehouse announced they’re an “essential service” to stay open during the four-week Coronavirus lockdown a.k.a Unite Against COVID-19’s campaign to stop the virus from spreading.

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Coronavirus: People rush to Supermarkets in Otaki since Alert Level 3 was announced

Coronavirus: People rush to Supermarkets in Otaki since Alert Level 3 was announced

Panic buying is driven by most media; if not that if people see others stocking up on more items than usual, others are going to want to do that too.

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Grant Errol: R33 GTR Dream Car ‘WARSHIP’ taken without a trace

Grant Errol: R33 GTR Dream Car ‘WARSHIP’ taken without a trace

“Going to pour my heart out in the Hope’s whoever has my car sees this and understands what I went through to get it, and has enough of a heart to bring it back,” said Grant Errol.

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The untold story: Whirokino Trestle and Manawatū River Bridges

The untold story: Whirokino Trestle and Manawatū River Bridges

“there had been times I had been late for a council meeting due to the detour necessary when there was an accident on the bridge,” said Annie Hunt.

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