The local elections are a great opportunity to decide on who we want to represent our communities over the next three years.
With elections just around the corner, this is a good time to pinpoint the issues that affect you and are important to you. Being clear on this is a first step in knowing what you want your local councillors to support or who to vote for. What are the issues you want your next local council to focus on?
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To celebrate World Car Free day, all bus trips, including the $4 late-bus service will be free for all passengers this weekend!
Nelson City Council said this initiative is about "finding ways to take individual action to reduce emissions", and Car Free Day "speaks for itself".
Happy travelling, neighbours!
Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.
Almost every Kiwi whānau is affected by dementia at some point. Maybe a family member or one of your friends or workmates has dementia?
September 21 is World Alzheimers Day – a day we can all take a moment to help people with dementia. Over 17 million people have joined Dementia Friends worldwide. So why not you?
Learn how you can help in simple and small ways. Wear a badge. Take time to listen. Pop over for a cuppa. It only takes 20 minutes online.
Show your support and help people with dementia to live well too. Join Dementia Friends today.