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Too often we think that picking up litter is someone else’s job - but collecting rubbish is such a simple way we can help our community, the environment and our own health and wellbeing.
This is why Resene is proud to sponsor the “Walk & Collect Weekend” on December 7 and 8. Take a walk over the weekend and collect a bag of rubbish in your community - it's simple but with a collective effort can make a big difference.
It's free to participate and there are prizes to be won - including a $200 Resene Gift Card! Simply head to their event page and register your interest.
A caring community is one that’s there for us in good times, and in our times of need. That’s the community Hoko and Glenda found at Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch.
“The staff are absolutely amazing,” explains Glenda. “They go out of their way to speak to you, to make sure you’re ok.”
Hoko and Glenda feel very fortunate for the support they received when Hoko experienced some health issues. It wasn’t just the village staff who provided support, the whole community rallied around them.
“When I got sick the community itself looked after me,” Hoko explains.
“I can’t speak highly enough of the staff here,” Glenda says.
early on Wednesday about 1am I noticed a woman in our street entering the houses and looking around etc. watched her for about 10 minutes she went into several properties, I phoned the police explained what was happening they were great took all the details and the description of the person and by the time we had finished our conversation after about 10 minutes watching and monitoring the lady whilst I was talking to the police operator the police car arrived at the end of our street and took it from there, I felt that they took my complaint seriously and acted as quickly as they could, I live in Brookhaven Woolston and the street we live in is not on the way to anywhere so the person was not there for anything else than no good. Luckily I am a late nighter usually about midnight -1am before I go to bed, if I had not witnessed this person who knows what might have happened.
It is the time of year that these people go out looking for opportunities, we need to make sure our homes are secure, locked gates, windows doors sheds etc and ensure there is nothing lying around that would tempt them to enter you property.