Right now in the Pacific there is a life-threatening measles outbreak, and children are most at risk.
Outbreaks have been declared in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Thousands of people have been affected, and many thousands more are at risk as health authorities and medical professionals race to prevent the spread and impact of this disease.
Red Cross volunteers are working closely with Ministries of Health to support both response and prevention activities. Hundreds of people have already visited the mobile vaccination site at Samoa Red Cross.
You can help too. Donate to the Pacific Disaster Fund now to support this emergency response.
Are you close to the action of The America's Cup in Freemans Bay and Ponsonby? We are on the search for high-end furnished properties in these areas. If you would like more information on the properties Zingela is looking for get in touch with Bonita on 027 285 5139.
Join us for a roll up to: celebrate the end of the school year; countdown to Christmas; get some practice in before your work bowls party, or just because you've been meaning to have a go at bowls at Kohi!
TONIGHT - Wednesday Social Fun Bowls, only $5. All you need is flat-soled shoes. Stay for friendly bar service and an optional takeaway meal. Ditch the devices and have a great night out.
5.30- 6.15 arrive , register and bowls practice, order your dinner *
6- 7.15 coaching, practice with game if wanted,
7.15- 8.00 - dinner
*Dinner is take-away meals ordered from the local shops (great to support our neighbours!) and guests pay for their order upon registration. Cash only venue – no eftpos
Call Marlene with any questions or if you are bringing a group 0272923770
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