44 days ago

Have you ever done a through-the-window retirement home visit?

The Team Reporter from Hamilton Press

With Covid keeping visitors out of rest homes, they're developing some creative ways to keep people connected.

Joan Cooper's husband is in Raidus Glaisdale in Flagstaff, as is a close friend of Shirley Ratcliffe.

The pair have been seeing their loved ones at a distance and through the window - and now through the fence - during raised Covid alert levels.

Read more here. Have any of you found inventive ways to stay connected with whānau?

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More messages from your neighbours
1 day ago

Do police need to tighten the Auckland-Waikato border case cases rise?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours, With Covid-19 daily cases in Auckland forecast to double, police won't say whether boundary controls have tightened since rural locals reported higher volumes of traffic on cross-boundary back roads. Read the story below:

1 day ago

Do police need to tighten the Auckland-Waikato border case cases rise?

Todd Niall Reporter from Community News

Kia ora neighbours, With Covid-19 daily cases in Auckland forecast to double, police won't say whether boundary controls have tightened since rural locals reported higher volumes of traffic on cross-boundary back roads. Read the story below:

8 hours ago

New EarthDIverse course on Poetry and Ecospitituality

todd from EarthDiverse

Interested in poetry and the intersection between environment and spirituality? Check our new Term 4 course entitled “‘To See a World in a Grain of Sand’ — Ecospirituality in Poetry from around the World” with Dr Norman Franke, PhD, in our World Literature series of courses at EarthDiverse.

Throughout the ages and in different cultures, poets have celebrated and wondered about nature (creation) and the divine. Using English translations of some seminal works at the intersection of eco-poetics and spiritual poetry, this paper invites you to explore and discuss international poetry in a friendly, informal setting.

This course meets Wednesday evenings beginning 20 October 2021 from 6:30-8:30pm. Check out our website for more information.

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