"Great to hear the Fire Service on the radio reminding us to make sure our fire embers are no longer burning — by putting water on them — before disposing of them," writes a reader. "My lesson well-learned was putting my still-hot fire embers in my wheelie bin and putting it out for collection. Next day there was two half-melted wheels covered by a melted green clump of plastic!"
Rules made to be broken
The new crossing at Rodney Rd, Northcote. Road rules state you must stop at a Stop sign where you can see clearly in both