Waipa Networks continue to operate at Alert level 3 while following very strict protocols to keep our team and communities safe.
You might notice the team out and about continuing with critical maintenance on your power network, feel free to share a smile and a friendly wave, but if you can do so from a distance, that helps us keep each other safe.
Planned outages, maintenance and service continue as usual, we know these outages could affect your work from home, or home schooling scenarios and thank you for patience. You can find out when and where outages will take place on our website.
We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.
You can check out today's edition of The Antidote - which features a cute puppy, the UK's longest-married couple, and Stewart Island's "savage" New Year's Eve here. If you'd like the Antidote delivered direct to your inbox, sign up here.
Take care of the Bloat.
We know! We know! Not the most upbeat, Christmassy way to start a blog. We also know that we’ll be feeling the effects of filling ourselves from the fluffy tufts of our Santa hats to the ends of our mistletoes. We’re talking, of course, of the dreaded but inevitable Christmas and Boxing Day bloat. Urrrrgh.
Let’s start by giving ourselves and our loved ones the OK to go a little overboard these holidays. There’s ways to turn the yuletide on feeling full. As bloating is a gut-related condition we’ll focus on how your gut can beat the bloat.