58 days ago

Have you been to the beach yet? Lifeguards are already working hard.

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Fourteen people were saved in a "mass rescue" at Raglan over the weekend.

“It was a flash rip, people fell off the sandbar and it caused a mass rescue," Raglan Surf Life Saving Club patrol captain Mollie Abrams told Stuff.

Read more here.

More messages from your neighbours
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15 days ago

Mask wearing

Rae from Chartwell

This one goes out to the not inconsiderable number of people in places where masks are required, wearing them incorrectly, ie not covering their noses.
Please note, pretty much everyone does not particularly like having to wear a mask, but we do it, and we definitely have a good deal of sympathy for those serving us who have to keep them on for their entire shift whereas we are probably in their place of business less than half an hour.
At the very, very least would you please show a bit of respect for those behind the counter and wear your mask correctly.
Don't think because no-one pulls you up, that no-one wants to, I know I have to bite my tongue.

4 hours ago

Husband for sale (and other happy things) in today's Antidote

The Team Reporter from Stuff

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.

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Today: The story of a husband for sale on Trade Me, a skipper with a digger, kiwi chicks in the skies and many, many beers for Betty White.

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8 hours ago

Auaha Makerspace

Matihiko/Tech Support Librarian from Chartwell Library Kukutaaruhe

It's (almost) business as usual when the doors reopen in Auaha Makerspace at Central Library today. Check it out - full details on the link below!

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