46 days ago

Bringing generations together

AMI Insurance

Cambridge mum Rebecca Broadbent regularly takes groups of parents and preschool children to visit local rest homes. Not only is this a salve for loneliness, it sparks interaction, communication and mobility in residents, says Tracy Fairhall, activities coordinator for Raeburn Lifecare in Cambridge.

For Rebecca, it is simply a joy to spread joy. She remembers the first rest home visit she arranged. “At one point I looked over at a lovely resident who was 100 and he was kind of shaking and I was worried. I got closer and saw that he was shaking with laughter because my boys were having a paper plane competition, throwing paper planes from one end of the lounge to the other. It was beautiful.”

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8 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

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17 hours ago

The South Island Journey presented by The Press

The Team from Readers Tours

Are you ready to discover the beauty of the South Island with a group of likeminded individuals and experienced tour guides?

Our next South Island Tour offers adventurous seniors the chance to explore the hidden gems that the South Island has to offer including the natural and mountainous landscapes. Travel via train, coach and ferry over this diverse 14-day itinerary.

8 - 21 OCTOBER 2020

Bookings are limited. Visit www.readerstours.co.nz... to find out more or call us on 0800 080 099.

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10 days ago

Poll: Should girls have to see the guidance counsellor to wear shorts at school?

Nicole Johnstone Reporter from Southland Times

Girls who want to wear pants or shorts at James Hargest College have to see a guidance counsellor first. Do you think they should have to?
Read more: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should girls have to see the guidance counsellor to wear shorts at school?
  • 1.7% Yes they should have to
    1.7% Complete
  • 1.7% I don't care either way
    1.7% Complete
  • 96.6% No, they shouldn't have to
    96.6% Complete
59 votes