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8 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter February 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

The first edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter for the year is out now and it is packed full of useful information!

In this issue we share a bit more about us, the Office for Seniors, what we do and how we help older people across New Zealand.

There is a story on money … View more
Hi Neighbours!

The first edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter for the year is out now and it is packed full of useful information!

In this issue we share a bit more about us, the Office for Seniors, what we do and how we help older people across New Zealand.

There is a story on money mules, what they are and what to do if you unintentionally become one.

We also have handy tips on staying fit and healthy with stories on Senior Chef cooking classes and chair yoga.

Make sure to read and share it!

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8 days ago

Te Marua Water Treatment Plant Open Day

The Team from Wellington Water

Come along to our Open Day at Te Marua Water Treatment Plant!
We're excited to provide Wellingtonians the opportunity to see first-hand how water is treated and how the supply system works by offering guided tours at Te Marua Water Treatment Plant on Sunday 1 March. Tours will be running … View more
Come along to our Open Day at Te Marua Water Treatment Plant!
We're excited to provide Wellingtonians the opportunity to see first-hand how water is treated and how the supply system works by offering guided tours at Te Marua Water Treatment Plant on Sunday 1 March. Tours will be running throughout the day from 10am.
Bookings are essential, with a maximum of 20 people per tour.

For further information and to book your spot – visit wellingtonwater.co.nz/temaruaopenday

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9 days ago

Booktown event - Sophie Cunningham

Masterton & Martinborough i-SITE Visitor Centres

Don't miss renowned Australian author of 'City of Trees' Sophie Cunningham at this special Booktown event Thurs 27th Feb at the Royal Hotel 7.30pm. In these moving, thought-provoking essays Sophie Cunningham considers the meaning of trees and our love of them. . We're most … View moreDon't miss renowned Australian author of 'City of Trees' Sophie Cunningham at this special Booktown event Thurs 27th Feb at the Royal Hotel 7.30pm. In these moving, thought-provoking essays Sophie Cunningham considers the meaning of trees and our love of them. . We're most fortunate to have this event here in the region thanks Booktown! - In association with New Zealand Festival of the Arts Writers Programme. Tickets available at our i-SITEs or online

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10 days ago

What do you think of Victoria University of Wellington's rebrand?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Victoria University of Wellington spent nearly half a million dollars to rebrand its logo, shield and crest.
The most noticeable change is shifting the focus from the word Victoria to the word Wellington. It comes after a failed bid to change the university's name. Opponents of the … View more
Victoria University of Wellington spent nearly half a million dollars to rebrand its logo, shield and crest.
The most noticeable change is shifting the focus from the word Victoria to the word Wellington. It comes after a failed bid to change the university's name. Opponents of the $466,367.87 "refresh" say it's a joke and a disgrace. What do you think?

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9 days ago

Who are the business heroes 
in your neighbourhood?

Prospa

Small businesses are the 'glue' in our communities – they keep us all together. When they thrive we all thrive.

Do you know a local business that needs recognition? Nominate them for Prospa Local Business Hero – and you could both win some great prizes.

Every nomination … View more
Small businesses are the 'glue' in our communities – they keep us all together. When they thrive we all thrive.

Do you know a local business that needs recognition? Nominate them for Prospa Local Business Hero – and you could both win some great prizes.

Every nomination receives a free 3-month premium listing on Neighbourly. The 11 Regional finalists get a $100 Prezzy® card for the business (and one for the nominator too). The National winner receives $2,500 Prezzy® card from Prospa, a $5,000 Stuff advertising package and a $2,500 Neighbourly package.

Nominate a business today and spread the word about your Prospa Local Business Hero.
Nominate now

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13 days ago

Which 'summer' are you having?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.
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It's been a mixed summer so far for New Zealand. Much of the country has seen record breaking temperatures, drought-conditions and scrub fires. But in recent days the West Coast and Southland have experienced heavy rains, flooding, evacuations and closed roads. Our thoughts are with affected.

Our skies have been coloured by smoke blown over from the Australian bushfires, meanwhile Wellingtonians are just stoked if they get to see the sun.

How has your summer been?

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10 days ago

TVNZ Breakfast at Cobblestones Wednesday morning

Janette from Greytown

Everyone welcome to join us at Cobblestones Museum Greytown from 6am until 9am for the live broadcast of Breakfast from Cobblestones Museum. www.cobblestonesmuseum.org.nz...
The whole cast will be there and they are inviting everyone to come along to meet them.

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11 days ago

Organic Veggies and Herbs 🌿

Debbie from Greytown

Have a surplus of organic vegetables and herbs if anyone would some that are fresh and local.

*Basil $2.50 - sandwich size bag of leaves, have plenty.
*Silverbeet or Spinach $3 bunch
*Zucchini $6 for 3

Will pick to order.
Limited amount available, pickup in Greytown today or tomorrow … View more
Have a surplus of organic vegetables and herbs if anyone would some that are fresh and local.

*Basil $2.50 - sandwich size bag of leaves, have plenty.
*Silverbeet or Spinach $3 bunch
*Zucchini $6 for 3

Will pick to order.
Limited amount available, pickup in Greytown today or tomorrow preferably. And you need to turn up when you say you will, no muck arounds pls. Thanks

Negotiable

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11 days ago

What's On: CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON

David from Brooklyn

The Film Society season kicks off with this 1954 classic in 3D. For trailer, the complete Schedule of 33 films, and joining information (anyone can join) check out: https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
  • Embassy Grand
16 days ago

Poll: Would you travel earlier to save money?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Early morning Wellington commuters will get a 25 per cent discount on bus rides in an attempt to ease peak-hour strain on public transport. It comes into affect on Monday and will apply to all adult Snapper fares between 4am and 7am on Metlink services. It's hoped it will spread out peak hours… View moreEarly morning Wellington commuters will get a 25 per cent discount on bus rides in an attempt to ease peak-hour strain on public transport. It comes into affect on Monday and will apply to all adult Snapper fares between 4am and 7am on Metlink services. It's hoped it will spread out peak hours and lessen overcrowding. Will the offer make you change your travel time? www.stuff.co.nz...

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Would you travel earlier to save money?
  • 35.3% Yes
    35.3% Complete
  • 48% No
    48% Complete
  • 16.7% Maybe
    16.7% Complete
802 votes
11 days ago

Organic Veggies and Herbs 🌿

Debbie from Greytown

Have a surplus of organic vegetables and herbs if anyone would some that are fresh and local.

*Basil $2.50 - sandwich size bag of leaves, have plenty.
*Silverbeet or Spinach $3 bunch
*Zucchini $6 for 3
Will picked to order.
Limited amount available, pickup in Greytown today or tomorrow … View more
Have a surplus of organic vegetables and herbs if anyone would some that are fresh and local.

*Basil $2.50 - sandwich size bag of leaves, have plenty.
*Silverbeet or Spinach $3 bunch
*Zucchini $6 for 3
Will picked to order.
Limited amount available, pickup in Greytown today or tomorrow preferably. And you need to turn up when you say you will, no muck arounds pls. Thanks

12 days ago

A little kindness on your road trip

AMI Insurance - Head office

A little kindness can go a long way, especially if you’re planning a road trip over the weekend. Here are five ways showing how a little kindness can help. Learn more

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