Episode Two: On today's Viewpoint NZ we explore the debate around pokie machines. Are they a harmless way to raise funds for local communities or a destructive addiction?

Later we will put your questions and comments to the head of the NZ Gaming Machine Association, Bruce Robertson.

• Also on today's show we meet the young Christchurch surf lifesaver planning to become the first Kiwi to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

• The secret weapon in the battle against one of our most noxious weeds.

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• Dunedin celebrates the work of their road patrollers in keeping their school mates safe.

Plus much more video news from around New Zealand.

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