Jen Trow earned the trust of Charlie the stray, black cat before taking him to the vet. Thankfully, Charlie was microchipped but Jen would have loved one last cuddle with the cat and to have met his family. Have you ever helped an animal for some time before finding its home?
You know what it's like trying to deal with companies over the phone - you don't want to do your business online, you want to speak to a real person so you pick up the phone and end up listening to bad hold music for 30 minutes. What companies are the worst for wait times and what is the longest time you've spent hanging on the line?
Environmental activists recently protested outside Nelson City Council, calling for the council to stop using the weedkiller, glyphosate, which they said harms bees. Glyphosate (contained in 90 products in New Zealand, including Roundup) is used by farmers and ecologists alike, but some scientists in New Zealand say we don't know enough its long term effects on the environment, and it should classified as hazardous. What do you think?
Thousands of fish carcasses are being binned every week, and that includes fish heads and the frames that still have plenty of meat on them. What parts of a fish do you use? What should Nelson be doing to ensure fish isn't going to waste?