Today is the International Day of Older Persons! It's an important day for everyone to recognize and say thank you to older people for their amazing contributions to the world, from mentoring and volunteering, to sharing experience, being in paid work and much more.
To acknowledge the occasion, we have just released our October SuperSeniors Newsletter, you can read it here: bit.ly...
The day is also special as it marks the start of the WHO’s Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020 to 2030, you can find out more about it here: bit.ly...
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite foodie finds on your travels through NZ. Have you come across a particularly amazing cafe, bakery restaurant or food truck? Had an especially delicious pie, burger, sandwich, smoothie bowl or cronut? Been to what must be one of the country's best fish and chip joints? Or been pleasantly surprised by a town's food scene? Please share the details below and include 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it included in an article. Cheers.
Plans to convert Dunedin's George St into a one-way road were passed by the Dunedin City Council this week.
Mayor Aaron Hawkins says a one-way street provided better safety and public amenity outcomes, and was likely to attract more central government funding.
But councillor Lee Vandervis dubbed it “pedestrianisation in drag” and compared it to Christchurch’s Cathedral Square, which became a “a glue sniffers’ assembly place” when it closed to traffic.
What do you think? Read more here and tell us what you think of the plan in the comments below.
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Our Santa in the Suburbs competition is running EVERY DAY until the 20th of December - there's so many more chances to win!
Scroll down the noticeboard to find today's secret Santa code written on a Neighbourly post, you'll then be able to enter the draw for today's amazing prize.