Loading

Communities
Learning Together

RegisterLearn More

THE FIRST FIVE DAYS (BIG QUESTIONS)

Alan November posted these questions on the First Five Days Theme Board. Here they are for everyone in survey format. (100 Respondents)

NO TRUCKS IN THE FAST LANE?

New Labour Party transport policies, which include plans to ban trucks from around 8 per cent of New Zealand's motorway network, have been met with a mix of praise and scepticism. Truck drivers said preventing them from using the outsid... more (529 Respondents)

Favourite Pokemon: Generation 1

Here is a poll on what your favourite Pokemon is. It can be any Evolution Stage of the Pokemon that is represented. (3 Respondents)

A NATION OF ANIMAL LOVERS?

The Animal Welfare Act gives animals in New Zealand legal protection from ill treatment. This Act provides some recourse for those who abuse animals or who fail to provide necessities for their well being. However, while the Act covers pets and some farm animals, ... more (135 Respondents)

THINK STOP FOURTEEN: ARE YOU AN ISLAND?

John Donne famously wrote: No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less. As well as if a promontory were. As well as if a m... more (7 Respondents)

THINK STOP ONE: CURRY CONUNDRUM

Ahmed, a 65yr old married man, is a voluntary inpatient in the Acute Mental Health Unit. He has been admitted for assessment and treatment of severe depression. Ahmed moved to England from Southern India 20yrs ago with his family. On ad... more (1 Respondent)

Lunch programme in our schools?

New Zealand children are sometimes provided breakfast at school through charity and business programmes. However, there is no lunch programme currently in schools. In his documentary, "Inside Child Poverty", Bryan Bruce visits Sweden an... more (121 Respondents)

THINK STOP TWO: BETTY AND DEREK

Betty and Derek are both in their eighties, and have been living in a residential home for the past 9 years in separate rooms. They have always had a very close marriage and do everything together. Betty suffers with severe bilateral ... more (5 Respondents)

THINK STOP SEVEN: ARE YOU PROUD OF YOUR NATIONAL FLAG?

Flags create a sense of identity and unity. Flags also create a sense that all nations are different from each other. Use this very short survey to connect with others to debate the effect of flags. more (8 Respondents)

THINK STOP FOUR: SECONDS FROM DISASTER?

'The crude combination of a kitchen timer, paper and cardboard found in a lavatory on an Air France flight could have been a bomb, but the crew didn't tell passengers of that possibility. Instead, people were told the plane had a techni... more (5 Respondents)

THINK STOP FIVE: THE BANK NOTE IN THE BUSH

This is the situation. It’s happened to most of us: You are walking out of your workplace and all of a sudden you see a bank note. Is it your lucky day? What do you do? You have several options, of course: take the money for... more (2 Respondents)

A RACIST FIRST?

According to One News: "The "two Wongs" joke by Winston Peters is making headlines around the world. The New Zealand First leader is refusing to apologise for the joke about Chinese that has been labelled shameful and racist. During a speech on Sunday, Mr Peters t... more (66 Respondents)

THINK STOP SIX: THE OPEN WINDOW

Rachel (a woman in her twenties) was badly disfigured in an accident. She had been depressed.  Rachel had previously told hospital staff she was considering suicide. Today she fell to her death from an open hospital window. T... more (4 Respondents)

THINK STOP EIGHT: POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE?

Choose one object, event or behaviour and give it two labels: one positive and one negative. Which label is true?

THINK STOP NINE: CONNECTED OR SEPARATE?

  Think about your life. All you have done. All that has happened. All the stuff you know. All the people you have met. As much as you can. The poet Maya Angelou once mused: “I've learned that people will forget what you... more (1 Respondent)