Got 20 minutes spare and feeling that neighbourly spirit? Why not become a Dementia Friend?
The number of Kiwis with dementia is expected to triple in the coming years. Nearly every Kiwi knows someone with dementia. That is a lot of us.
Alzheimers NZ’s Dementia Friends programme aims to make NZ a more supportive, inclusive and understanding place for people living with dementia. It only takes 20 minutes to become a Dementia Friend.
The good news is you can help people with dementia to live well. Even in the smallest of actions help. Learn more about how you can help.
Join Dementia Friends today.
Hi Neighbours, could you imagine cows floating down the Waikato River?
These cows are floating on Europe's largest port, in another effort to make cattle farming more sustainable. The owners call it the world's first 'floating farm'. It's in Rotterdam and they want it to minimize waste and land use, and also bring food production closer to the city.
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A number of significant infrastructure projects in and around Hamilton are aligning to deliver a massive boost to the city and region.
Hamilton East list MP Jamie Strange even predicted the city will overtake both Wellington and Christchurch to become the country's second biggest city in 30 years.
Dallas Fisher, chair of regional economic development agency Te Waka, said he knew of one major Waikato construction company that had 37 projects in the works.
The region is "ready to pop".
What's your view on all the development coming our way? How do you think it will affect your daily life? Read more here