69 days ago

False positive Covid-19 case in Wellington

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

A case of Covid-19 picked up in Wellington has turned out to be a false alarm.

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield on Thursday announced 13 new cases of community transmission in New Zealand – all outside Wellington.

But answering questions, he said there was a positive test that came up in Wellington. Re-testing came up negative, meaning it was a false-positive. To read more, click here

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21 hours ago

Should more schools change the way they teach children to read?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Tasman Leader

A community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which teaches reading and writing consecutively, say phonics books should replace the "Ready to Read" books most schools use to help children learn to read. Do you agree?

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21 hours ago

Should more schools change the way they teach children to read?

Katy Jones Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A community meeting in Motueka on Wednesday evening is due to feature discussion with a Massey University professor, whose research shows a more phonics-based approach is needed to teaching literacy in schools. Parents lobbying nationwide for the change to "structured literacy", which teaches reading and writing consecutively, say phonics books should replace the "Ready to Read" books most schools use to help children learn to read. Do you agree?

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9 days ago

Window Cleaner Available

Nathan from Green Windows

Hi,
I'm Nathan, I've been cleaning windows in Motueka / Tasman for the last couple of years. I can offer references from trusted locals.

I offer a residential window cleaning service, up to 3 stories high, inside and out. I can also offer Housewashing and gutter cleaning (with some restrictions).

Please call or email me to arrange a free quote, or feel free to book in for a clean. My motto is: "Excellent Service for a Fair Price"

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Nathan Green
022 358 8614