521 days ago

Ford vs Holden Day returns to Tui Brewery on 30 August

Piers Fuller Reporter from News of Wairarapa

Ford and Holden fans can start their engines, with the return of the Ford vs Holden Day to Tui Brewery planned for Sunday 30th August. This will be the second of five car and bike shows taking place as part of the 2020 Mangatainoka Motors Show & Shine series from July through to November.
Spectators can expect to see Holden and Ford lovers go head to head, putting their wheels on show for an epic day out, under the Tui Tower. This will be the third time that Mangatainoka Motors have featured Ford vs Holden Day, and it’s by far its most popular of the series. In 2019 a mammoth 380 vehicles travelled from all over the north island to be part of it, with hundreds more people coming to check out the range of vehicles on display.
Event organiser Kate Steminger said “We’re thrilled to have the Toki Motors Show & Shine events back underway, after delaying them due to COVID, and Ford vs Holden will be the best one yet. We’re optimistic that we’ll be back in Level 1 by the time this event is due to take place, so at this stage, we’re forging ahead with our plans, and can’t wait to welcome people from near and far to put their rides on show for another epic day out.”
Ford and Holden car and bike enthusiasts can register their wheels for just $10. Spectators are also very welcome, with free entry and live music on offer, along with great food, beer and other refreshments available for all.
Tui Brewery will put all proceeds from registrations towards the show’s regular beneficiary, the Mangatainoka Reserve Restoration Project.
For more details, and to register your vehicle, head to www.tuihq.co.nz...

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Are you prepared for Omicron?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

With experts predicting that numbers are about to rise rapidly we all need to be prepared.

A basic medical kit should include the following:
Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, a thermometer and re-hydration medicines like Hydralyte. Sore throat treatments such salt gargles, honey, or perhaps a local anesthetic lozenge or spray could also be useful.

Also think about having a plan as to how you get basics like bread and milk if you are isolating. Have you talked to neighbours about how you can help each other?

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What you need to know about masks

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Are you wearing a mask when you leave home?
With so many on the market, it can be confusing as to what is the best bet. Click on Read More to find out more about masks.
Here are some tips on how to get the best use of a mask.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a mask that fits well won’t have any gaps and will prevent air from flowing from the area near your eyes or from the sides of the mask.
“If the mask has a good fit, you will feel warm air come through the front of the mask and may be able to see the mask material move in and out with each breath.”
People with beards can use a mask fitter or brace to help the mask fit tightly over their face.
When wearing a disposable mask, the coloured side – usually blue – goes on the outside, and the edge with a piece of wire, or something similar, in it goes over your nose. The coloured side is water-resistant, while the white side is more absorbent and will suck up droplets and aerosols produced by the wearer.

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