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46 days ago

Are our borders closed or not?.

Joan from Masterton District

Can anyone verify that yesterday 110 nonEnglish speaking Chinese arrived at Novotel Ellerslie On a Turkish Airlines flight which went via HongKong, arriving here at 8.15. One person alone had 180kgs of baggage, let alone all the rest. Are our borders closed or not.

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2 days ago

Why 2021 will be the year of the long weekend

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hey neighbours,

Good news – 2021 is set to be the year of the long weekend.

Five out of 10 public holidays will be Mondayised (or Tuesdayised in one case) next year, which means if you work a standard Monday to Friday week, you can look forward to some extended breaks.

In fact, once you’ve tacked on the weekends, you’ll end up getting a whopping 25 days off out of those 10 stat days, plus your region’s anniversary day.

To find out how to get the most out of your annual leave next year, click here.

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3 hours ago

Lambs! Chickens Spring flowers! Fun activities!

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Top tip here for school holiday fun - down on the farm day at Cobblestones Saturday 3 October Ride the Fire Engine from the Town Hall or stroll down to Cobblestones at 169 Main Street, Greytown. Meet lambs and chickens as well as experience some of the ways our early settlers’ celebrated spring. See washer women showing you how our pioneers washed their clothes, try your hand at old fashioned crafts and games. See spinners in the woolshed and make a mini sheep with some of the wool. Try your hand at milking
the model cow. To help celebrate spring there will be a display of beautiful locally grown flowers from Van der Put Flowers of Greytown with gorgeous Victorian posies and other flowers to buy.
Spot the early settlers walking around in costume.
Cobblestones’ famous Devonshire teas (and coffees) will be available as well as BBQ sausages and other goodies. . A great day out to keep everyone enjoying school holidays. Entry is by donation s. Open from 10am until 4pm with the activities from 11am until 3pm

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4 days ago

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Community Engagement Advisor from Greater Wellington Regional Council

If you’re not on the Whaitua te Whanganui-a-Tara mailing list, check out their latest newsletter update here: bit.ly...

They recently wrapped up a survey on water quality, and now they’re looking for your input on water security and allocation.

Please email whaitua@gw.govt.nz if you’d like to be kept up to date on the latest news coming from the committee.

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