We want to say a huge thank you to the incredible OneSight team who have recently spent time at five Salvation Army centres around the country providing free eye tests and glasses to Kiwis who are unable to afford them.
624 people were seen over five days with nearly 70% needing glasses. Amazingly, 150 people attending the clinics were are able to leave with their new glasses which were manufactured on site!
OneSight Programme Manager for Australia/New Zealand Jenny Harnett says it was an honour to partner with The Salvation Army to deliver these clinics to communities in need. “We believe that glasses unlock potential, providing opportunities for students to learn, for people to work and earn a living, to drive, to read, and to support their families."
Thanks again OneSight!
Forgetting to give way is the most common reason for Kiwis failing their driving tests, accounting for one quarter of all immediate failures handed down.
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To host international day/night games, Christchurch's Hagley Oval will require six lighting towers, but there's strong opposition to the proposal.
What do you think? Should the lights be installed so the city can host more cricket matches? Or should Hagley Park be left alone? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
Morning, Jake is 16 (;in December) and is looking for casual work from next week either until end of January or on an ongoing basis. Jake is intelligent (92 credits this year in NCEA), physically fit, and is an extremely sociable and emphatic young adult. He has worked as a Leader at Living Springs, looking after 5 to 10 year olds, and has data entry experience. He is a keen photographer and videographer as well. Please phone Traci on 021540616 with any opportunities. He has references available. Thank you.