69 days ago

Auckland Zoo's elephants to remain in NZ for longer due to Covid-19

Melanie Earley Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, Auckland Zoo’s resident elephants, who were due to be moved to Australia this Spring, will stay in Auckland until 2022 due to Covid-19.

The zoo announced its decision to re-home the elephants in November 2020, saying it had been made to give them the “family herd” they needed for their long-term well being.

Auckland Zoo said the bursting of the trans-Tasman bubble and the Covid-19 lockdowns, meant the “complicated” moves couldn’t progress as planned.

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6 hours ago

Busting the Common myths on creating a will

Public Trust

Stewart Harvey, Principal Trustee at Public Trust Waikato, says "seizing the moment" is essential so things aren't left to chance - and it's easier than you think. Stewart had a chat with Stuff.co.nz recently, check out the article in the link below.

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7 hours ago

Missing cat

Erica from Parnell

Missing black n white long hair cat called baby. Missing since Friday 3rd of December from St George’s bay rd.
If you have seen her please let the couple know as they are extremely worried. Phone number is on the flyer.
Thank you

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7 hours ago

BUY XMAS TREES & EAT WELL!

Poppa from Grey Lynn

Poppa Jim's Xmas Trees is excited to announce that Ripe Deli - our neighbor on Richmond Rd, has generously provided a prize for our Tree Decorating Competition! All you have to do is upload a photo of your decorated tree to our Facebook page and be in to win ALL THREE Ripe Cook Books!

Thanks for getting into the Xmas spirit Ripe!

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