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!
Set to take over North Hagley Park in Christchurch for 10 nights, this now iconic pop-up Asian dining extravaganza packs in the dog-friendly family fun from Thursday 6th to Saturday 15th February. The free event runs daily with live entertainment and a licenced bar from 4pm - 10pm, and a 1pm opening on Saturday 15th.
To go in the draw to win a VIP date night experience on Tuesday 11th, simply click the button below to enter your details.
Entries close Saturday 8th February 2020.
T's & C's apply.
Coronavirus cases highly likely to arrive in NZ , health officials say as they seek extra quarantine powers
There is a high chance that the deadly coronavirus will make it to New Zealand, health officials say, but that doesn't mean you should panic.
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley BloomfieldBloomfield said cases in New Zealand of the new outbreak, which has killed 56 people and infected thousands overseas, were likely.
Hospitals ICU units were already stepping up in preparation for the possibility of severely ill people with the virus. This was because while the virus was unlikely to kill anyone in New Zealand, figures out of China show about one-in-five people who were infected became severely ill.
Read more about coronavirus and New Zealand's response here
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