What a delicious way to spend a Sunday afternoon - gathering with a couple of hundred women to listen to some of NZ's top women writers and indulge in a lavish afternoon tea.
Featured writers include Hinemoa Elder on Maori wisdom, award-winning novelist Catherine Chidgey, Pasifika poet Karlo Mila, MP Golriz Ghahraman, photographer Jane Ussher, with the food writer this year being the extraordinary Monique Fiso from famous Hiakai restaurant in Wellington.
Sunday 1 November 1pm-5.30pm Raye Freedman Arts Centre, Epsom Girls
Tickets $65 (includes lavish afternoon tea) from The Women's Bookshop
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All seven council-owned splashpads across Tāmaki Makaurau will be open over the summer, despite water restrictions in place due to the drought.
Meanwhile, locals will be pinged for using a hose without the correct nozzle.
The council says splashpads recycle a high percentage of water, and the centres themselves have made significant water savings in the last nine months.
Do you support council turning on splashpads in the drought?
Please vote and explain your views in the comments!
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Drivers could be taxed $3.50 to enter the CBD during peak hour.
The congestion charge of up to $3.50 could be implemented within three years under a proposal unveiled by officials.
It is hoped a congestion charge would spur people to leave their cars behind but there are concerns those who are less well off could feel the pinch.
19.6% Yes19.6% Complete
72.7% No72.7% Complete
7.7% Undecided. It's too complex.7.7% Complete
Hi Neighbours, The shape of a possible congestion charging scheme has become clearer today with the release of the officials' report. Would you get out of your car ? Read the story below: