390 days ago

Boulton Cup 2020

Kelley Tantau Reporter from Hauraki Herald

Some photos from this week's Boulton Cup match at Hauraki Plains Netball Centre in Ngatea. The results are:
1st: Paeroa College
2nd: Thames High School
3rd: Hauraki Plains College
4th: Mercury Bay Area School
5th: Katikati College
6th: Waihi College
7th equal: Matamata College and Te Aroha College

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1 hour ago

Calling all creative minds today

Stuff

Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

The winning story will be published in the Sunday Star-Times and on Stuff. Entries close Friday 22 October.
Find out more

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15 hours ago

Here's a cool idea for communicating with your neighbours without technology or breaching alert level rules...

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

Each household gets 3 pieces of coloured paper that can be displayed in a window or on a door that others can easily see.

- Green is for I'm OK

- Yellow is for needing help or a check-in

- Red is for an emergency

This is a safe and simple way let others know how you're doing while also looking out for others in your community.

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18 hours ago

Historic Kopu Bridge open gates

Carolyn from Thames

Calling all walkers, joggers, pedal power and electric cyclists, keen photographers, bird watchers and lovers of Thames Heritage! Historic Kōpū Bridge Society invites you to come out to Kōpū over Labour weekend on SUNDAY 24th and enjoy our 92-year-old swing span bridge – the only one of its kind in New Zealand and a category 1 historic place. The bridge’s gates will be open, weather permitting, from 9am to 6pm on Sunday 24th - thanks to the volunteers who have filled the roster to make this happen. The bridge is wheelchair and mobility scooter accessible from both ends. Covid Level 2 precautions apply.

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