89 days ago

Auckland's popular Santa parade cancelled

Bernadette Basagre Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, The Farmers Santa Parade has been cancelled for the first time in decades due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Santa Parade chairman and Auckland Business Chamber chief executive Michael Barnett confirmed the move on Thursday.

The parade, the biggest in New Zealand, usually boasts about 4000 participants. It has been running since 1934.

The cancellation comes after a number of parades across the country were cancelled.

Read the full story at the link below.

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7 days ago

Free fitness in Auckland Domain...

Sarah Moore from Froot Camp

If getting fit is on your 2022 'to do' list, join Froot Camp!

Froot Camp is a completely free bootcamp running in Auckland Domain - a great bunch of people who love to have a laugh while they sweat. We train three times a week and every session is different (so you'll never get bored).

Here's what you need to know:
- it's FREE! (Froot Camp = Free Bootcamp!)
- we train at 6pm on Tuesday and Thursday and 9am Saturday
- we meet at the back of the Museum
- all fitness levels are welcome
- all you need to bring is a good attitude and your water bottle

Questions? Ask below!

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1 day ago

Sign up for The Antidote: 5 happy things to read about each day

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.

You can check out today's edition of The Antidote - which features a cute puppy, the UK's longest-married couple, and Stewart Island's "savage" New Year's Eve here. If you'd like the Antidote delivered direct to your inbox, sign up here.

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8 hours ago

What's On: Composting Workshop Waiheke Island

Kowhai from Birkdale

This course offers an introduction to composting with bokashi bins, worm farms and cold composting bins. https://compostcollective.org.nz/events/composting-workshop-waiheke-18/
Composting Workshop Waiheke Island
  • Waiheke Sustainability Centre