How was your commute to work this morning? Was your bus, train or ferry emptier? Were passengers wearing masks and social distancing? For those driving into town, was traffic lighter for you? Or did you choose to work from home?
Physical distancing was reintroduced by Metlink on Wednesday, which meant commuters would have to keep 1 metre apart on buses, trains and ferries, and keep a 2m distance at wharfs and stations.
Metlink general manager Scott Gallacher said “there will be no timetable changes under alert level 2 but passengers will be expected to practice personal hygiene and physical distancing measures”.
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Regional Screening Services are running a free cervical screening clinic on Saturday 10 October.
Jayne L’Amour is forking out thousands of dollars to have life-changing surgery in the United States.
The Lower Hutt former dancer and fitness instructor has a rare condition, known as slipping rib syndrome. It occurs occurs when the cartilage on a person’s lower ribs slips and moves, leading to pain in their chest or upper abdomen.
The options in New Zealand include removing ribs, but a pioneer surgeon in the US has worked out a way to stabilise them.
She is heading heading to the United Hospital Centre in Bridgeport, West Virginia, for surgery, and will spend a month in America.
Kia Ora, I live in Waiwhetu and am looking for Harakeke for weaving. If anyone in the area has a plant that needs pruning then please let me know 😊