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A sociologist in the UK says banning children from technology is tantamount to child abuse, because devices offer educational benefits. Dr Emma Woodward told Hayley while it's a controversial conversation starter - a "well rounded" childhood is the priority.
Anti-aging products have a new weapon up their sleeve, and it all boils down to fish skin. Jack Tame put it to the test.
Professor Neil Gemmell says every living organism in the lake leaves traces of DNA, and those can be filtered, harvested and catalogued.
Jacinda Ardern says the Government is closely considering the next steps to take in order to combat Mycoplasma bovis in New Zealand.
The escalating price of petrol in New Zealand could reach $3 per litre within the next six months, one transport expert told Jack Tame this morning. "Most of the big oil companies don't actually find the New Zealand market particularly attractive but it is a competitive market, and that's the reality that we can expect increasing prices."
Psychologists' claim denying kids screen time is child abuse, is a 'controversial' conversation starter
Child psychologist Dr Emma Woodward says there are benefits to technology, but a "well rounded" childhood is the priority.
Otago Uni's calling for mandatory warning labels on alcoholic beverages after a study revealed current warnings - which are voluntary - are highly deficient. The Alcohol Beverages Council told Hayley it won't change anything. "Alcohol labelling perhaps raises awareness slightly but doesn't actually stop people drinking to harm."
"I'm not a princess... I'm a queen." YAS, Matty McLean. 👑
Jacinda Ardern says culling 22,000 cows was part of the long term process to eradicate mycoplasma bovis, but that other options are being considered. “We need to make sure we are ready for any potential future biosecurity issue. This has shown us where weaknesses are and what we do to make sure that we fix it.”
Starbucks in the US has announced anyone can use its toilets, even if they’re not buying anything. Should we make it compulsory for cafes here to do the same thing?