Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

Community Organisation

Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)
30 Cook Street Howick
3 days ago

Manukau East Shopping Shuttle

Lindsay Upton from Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

Manukau East Shopping Shuttle: A door-to-door service for people in our community, who require transport to get to do their shopping.
Operates: Every Thursday
Shopping destination: Botany Town Centre or Pakuranga Plaza.
Details: Morning pick-up, 2 hours shopping, return early afternoon.
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Manukau East Shopping Shuttle: A door-to-door service for people in our community, who require transport to get to do their shopping.
Operates: Every Thursday
Shopping destination: Botany Town Centre or Pakuranga Plaza.
Details: Morning pick-up, 2 hours shopping, return early afternoon.
Cost: $10 includes return trip and a cup of coffee or tea courtesy of mall cafes.
Assistance available: Book a companion shopper or mobility equipment
Pick-up area: Botany Downs, Bucklands Beach, Burswood, Cockle Bay, Dannemora, Eastern Beach, Farm Cove, Golflands, Half Moon Bay, Highland Park, Howick, Huntington Park, Mellons Bay, Northpark, Pakuranga, Pakuranga Heights, Shelly Park, Somerville, Sunnyhills.
Bookings: Phone 0800 632 677 on Monday before Thursday. Please do leave a message if you receive an answering machine and your call will be returned.
Cancellations: Must be advised as soon as possible.

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16 days ago

Manukau East Patient Transport Service

Lindsay Upton from Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

Car parking is limited at Middlemore Hospital. If you have an outpatient appointment at Middlemore Hospital or Kidz First Children's Hospital, please consider using the Manukau East Patient Transport Service. For information and bookings, phone 0800 637 284, Monday to Friday, between 9:00am … View moreCar parking is limited at Middlemore Hospital. If you have an outpatient appointment at Middlemore Hospital or Kidz First Children's Hospital, please consider using the Manukau East Patient Transport Service. For information and bookings, phone 0800 637 284, Monday to Friday, between 9:00am and 5:00pm.

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20 days ago

BABYSITTING TRAINING FOR TEENAGERS

Lindsay Upton from Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

Foundered in 1993 by Ian and Mary Grant, the Parenting Place supports family to thrive. They're a leader in babysitting workshops and will prepare your teen to become a capable, trusted and in-demand babysitter.

COURSE CONTENT
1). The Babysitter That Gets Booked – Joy Sluiters
Joy will … View more
Foundered in 1993 by Ian and Mary Grant, the Parenting Place supports family to thrive. They're a leader in babysitting workshops and will prepare your teen to become a capable, trusted and in-demand babysitter.

COURSE CONTENT
1). The Babysitter That Gets Booked – Joy Sluiters
Joy will cover everything you need to know to become a safe, reliable and fun babysitter that every parent will trust and want to book again. There will be plenty of practical advice about how to establish your business, ideas for creating a great first impression, and how to handle safety issues in someone else’s home. The workshop will also cover useful information about children and their developmental needs, ideas for play, and how to communicate well with parents.
2). First Aid For Babysitters- Sarah Thompson
Sarah will deliver a concise first aid course specifically designed for babysitters, covering child safety and accident prevention, life-saving techniques and emergency first aid.

DETAILS
3.45pm – Doors open
4.00pm to 5.30pm – The babysitter that gets booked – Joy Sluiters
5.30pm to 6.00pm – Dinner break (please bring your own dinner)
6.00pm to 7.30pm – First aid for babysitters– Sarah Thompson

Venue: All Saints' Community Centre
Address: 30 Cook Street, Howick
Day: Friday
Date: 8 February 2019
Time: 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost: $50
Certificate: Yes

Note: This is a MECOSS capacity-building-course suitable for teenagers aged 13 - 17 years old.

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37 days ago

Babysitting Training for Teenagers

Lindsay Upton from Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

BABYSITTING TRAINING FOR TEENAGERS
A MECOSS capacity-building-course suitable for ages 13 - 17

Foundered in 1993 by Ian and Mary Grant, the Parenting Place supports family to thrive. They're a leader in babysitting workshops and will prepare your teen to become a capable, trusted and … View more
BABYSITTING TRAINING FOR TEENAGERS
A MECOSS capacity-building-course suitable for ages 13 - 17

Foundered in 1993 by Ian and Mary Grant, the Parenting Place supports family to thrive. They're a leader in babysitting workshops and will prepare your teen to become a capable, trusted and in-demand babysitter.

COURSE CONTENT
1). The Babysitter That Gets Booked – Joy Sluiters
Joy will cover everything you need to know to become a safe, reliable and fun babysitter that every parent will trust and want to book again. There will be plenty of practical advice about how to establish your business, ideas for creating a great first impression, and how to handle safety issues in someone else’s home. The workshop will also cover useful information about children and their developmental needs, ideas for play, and how to communicate well with parents.
2). First Aid For Babysitters- Sarah Thompson
Sarah will deliver a concise first aid course specifically designed for babysitters, covering child safety and accident prevention, life-saving techniques and emergency first aid.

DETAILS
3.45pm – Doors open
4.00pm to 5.30pm – The babysitter that gets booked – Joy Sluiters
5.30pm to 6.00pm – Dinner break (please bring your own dinner)
6.00pm to 7.30pm – First aid for babysitters– Sarah Thompson

Venue: All Saints' Community Centre
Address: 30 Cook Street, Howick
Day: Friday
Date: 8 February 2019
Time: 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost: $50
Certificate issued: Yes

theparentingplace.com/event/babysitting-training-for-teenagers-14/?fbclid=IwAR1pdwCnoUejothF1SwA69ldBIlTwE17RBJ1d5UqTuxWwbwP1NWjhrhu_ZI

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77 days ago

Healthy Howick Community Expo at the Howick Santa Parade

Lindsay Upton from Manukau East Council of Social Services (MECOSS)

Tomorrow is the BIG Howick Santa Parade day!
Here are some reminders and notes about the day!
COOK STREET
FREE Healthy Howick Community Expo (inside the All Saints' Community Centre)
UXBRIDGE ROAD
On Uxbridge Road we have 4 sports clubs doing a "give it a go" section, where you… View more
Tomorrow is the BIG Howick Santa Parade day!
Here are some reminders and notes about the day!
COOK STREET
FREE Healthy Howick Community Expo (inside the All Saints' Community Centre)
UXBRIDGE ROAD
On Uxbridge Road we have 4 sports clubs doing a "give it a go" section, where you can give netball, soccer, rugby and cricket a go and win spot prizes! St Johns will also be at the top of Uxbridge Road.
MOORE STREET
Free Pony Rides
Head/Neck/Shoulder massages for 5 mins for $2 donation
Candy Floss
Natural Ice Cream
Hot Rod Show
Live Music
PICTON STREET
Clowns
Face painters
Entertainers
Food
Fashion Show
Little Miss Howick
Dance Troupes
Ice Creams
Free Flags & Balloons
MARKETS
There will be a range of markets in the normal spot
PARKING
Get in early to get good parking and make sure you are not in the parade route as your car will be towed
LOST CHILDREN/PROPERTY
This area will be at EAST FM radio situated outside the Xmas Tent.
PARADE
The parade is roughly from 2.30 - 3.30. Please ensure you are seated before the curbs. Please bring water, sunscreen, hats and a matt to sit on, it looks like it will be hot.
TOILETS
Resthaven funerals has kindly offered their toilets
Parkhill Road x 2 portaloos
Info Centre/Plunket Toilets will be open
Howick Community Church will have their toilets available
Moore Street public toilets will be open (opp dominos)
Fencible Drive bottom carpark x 2 portaloos
All Saints’ Community Centre will be open
RSA AFTER PARTY
For those that have booked tickets this is at the Howick RSA from 3.30 -
BOSUNS INFO
Point to pub run, register by 9am at the pub, transport will take you from the pub at 9.30 to Musick Point.
Live music from 4.30 - 7.30 in Bosuns Bar
MOST IMPORTANTLY
Be patient, enjoy the moment and HAVE FUN!
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!

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