55 days ago

Have you used the Lions Lodge in Hamilton, or do you know someone who has?

Libby Totton Reporter from Waikato Times

A cancer lodge that had a $550-a-day shortfall has been thrown a lifeline in the form of more government funding.

The Lions Lodge in Hamilton provides stays and meals at no expense to patients travelling for treatment, and the extra money means Waikato BOP Cancer Society boss Helen Carter “can sleep at night”.

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19 hours ago

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1 day ago

Could the jury service process be improved?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Every year, thousands of New Zealanders are called up to serve as jurors in the High and District Courts, and it's an important way to contribute to your country.

But for some, jury service can be a huge disruption and a financial burden. Do you think changes could be made to our jury service system to address these challenges?

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9 hours ago

Poll: Should Hamilton City Council shrink the number of councillors?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

A political bunfight is brewing over moves to cut councillor numbers on Hamilton City Council.

Potential mayoral candidate Tim Macindoe, supported by four others, has asked Thursday’s meeting to agree to a representation report that covers replacing the current east-west split with one city-wide ward.

It also seeks consideration of cutting representative numbers from 15 - including 12 general councillors spread over two wards, two Māori ward representatives and the mayor - to 11.

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Should Hamilton City Council shrink the number of councillors?
  • 89.5% Yes
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  • 10.5% No
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  • 0% Not sure
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  • 0% Other - explain in the comments
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19 votes