40 days ago

We have our winner of the NZ House & Garden House Tours double pass!

The Team from NZ House & Garden House Tours

Congratulations to our winner! They'll be heading to the Bay of Islands in February 2020 to attend the House Tour and hopefully partake in some of these awesome activities 🌸 Thank you to all who entered - all of your local hotspots sound amazing and we can't wait to experience some next year! If you're yet to secure your tickets for the House Tours, you can do so here: www.nzhouseandgardentours.co.nz...

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35 minutes ago

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The Team from Sustainability Trust

Looking for a summer school holiday programme with a difference?

Check out Wilderkids, run by the Sustainability Trust – a social enterprise that invests its profits in to community projects such as the Wellington Curtain Bank.

We’re all time away from screens and out in nature doing things like:
● Building shelters
● Foraging for food
● Learning about nature
● Getting crafty
● Making new friends

When: 8.30 am to 3.15pm – Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 Jan & Monday 27 Jan to Friday 31 Jan.
Where: Innermost Gardens, 31 Lawson Place, Mount Victoria
Who: Kids aged 5-12
How much: $56 per day + 10% discount on full week bookings

For more information, head to: https://sustaintrust.org.nz/school-holiday-programme
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1 day ago

FRUSTRATED PATIENT

Ngatokorua from Petone

hello neighbours, um im having this bad experience with my G.P, im a patient with the Hutt City Health Care in Lower, has you all know im on ACC since 29th of july of this year, has i needed a new Medical Certificate, from the 8th of this month till the 5th of February next year, because thats when i go and see my ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON DR ROY GRAIG at Boulcott Hospital, so last week i booked an appointment to see a G.P for a new Medical Certificate has I needed for ACC, it cost me $43 a visit to the G.P for 15 minutes, yesterday was my appoinment, how ever my old G.P has left, so they appointed me a new G.P, her name is DR ANNE, i dont know her last name, she came out called my name and walked through to her office, her phone rang and said she has to take this call, so i walk in and waited for her, she walked in and said......what do you want?...i said i needed a Medical Certificate for ACC..... she interrupted me and said....no no no what do you want?.... so i explained to her that my shoulder is sore and plus i needed (M.C.) for ACC, She was so RUDE and talking down to me, i was so frustrated, she was repeating every word i was saying, like a little kid getting smart to each other, i said to her....your should read the note before you came out and get me, and act your age and be professional, yes she was saying it back to me what i just said to her.... unprofessional on her behalf and she should be ashame of her self, i had enough and said i want to see the manager and make a complaint, saw the manager made my complaint and asked to see another G.P for a (M.C.) i rang back today to talk to the manager, and the receptionist said shes on the phone and she will call me back A.S.A.P. that was @ 9:45 this morning, its been 3 hours now ...... has anyone know the local M.P's number or who i can take this complaint too? soooo frustrated, i think this kind of behaviors need to be brought to light, how many out there have experienced what i have?

14 hours ago

South Wairarapa - Current Restrictions

The Team from Wellington Water

FEATHERSTON & GREYTOWN
After a planned water shutdown to install new treatment equipment for Greytown's Memorial Park bore yesterday, we were restoring supply when a power cut occurred.

The power cut affected the Waiohine Treatment plant, which supplies water to both Greytown and Featherston. The Waiohine reservoirs were already quite low, as they had been meeting demand during the planned water outage. Although the Memorial Park bore was operational during the power cut, it was not meeting Greytown's demand.

We organised water tankers to supplement the water remaining in the reservoirs. Fortunately power was restored at 9.30pm. This allowed us to begin re-filling the Waiohine-fed reservoirs for Featherston and Greytown.

Thank you to all residents who are responding to the request to cut back water use, especially outdoors, and to the Greytown Fire Service for helping spread the word.

While the reservoirs are being re-filled, the total outdoor water ban (in Featherston & Greytown) is still in effect. We will look to lift this ban when operations continue as normal. We are anticipating this will be lifted tomorrow at 9am. We will confirm this tomorrow morning.

MARTINBOROUGH
From 10 December total outdoor water ban applies in Martinborough.

To keep updated on water supply and restrictions, please visit www.wellingtonwater.co.nz...