Tararua District, Pahiatua

17 minutes ago

Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections?

The team Reporter from News of Wairarapa

Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and … View more
Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.

They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and dehumanising".

What do you think? Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections? Read more here

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2 hours ago

❗ GIVEAWAY ❗

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give … View more
Fun fact… it’s 537 steps up Baldwin Street in Dunedin – that means you’d have to walk up it almost 19 times to get 10,000 steps! Thanks to Hannah, our legendary Community Fundraising Coordinator for stepping up to the challenge.

We still have plenty of New Zealand Red Cross Cups to give away. All you need to do is sign up to Red Cross Journey, be one of the first 100 participants to raise $100 and we’ll send you a KeepCup!

Red Cross Journey is our annual fundraising step challenge - with a difference. Walk 10,000 steps a day for 21 days and learn about the journey of someone involved with Red Cross while raising funds to help people in need.

For more information or to make a donation, visit: www.redcrossjourney.org.nz...

Thank you for your support.

3 hours ago

Antique Cheval Mirror

Richard from Hokowhitu

This 19th cent antique cheval mahogany mirror is a lovely piece. The mirror frame does need some repair and the mirror silvering has some blemishes, but with a little TLC it will be a beautiful addition to your home. Purchaser will need to collect from Victoria Ave, Hokowhitu. Ph 021 0765 657 for … View moreThis 19th cent antique cheval mahogany mirror is a lovely piece. The mirror frame does need some repair and the mirror silvering has some blemishes, but with a little TLC it will be a beautiful addition to your home. Purchaser will need to collect from Victoria Ave, Hokowhitu. Ph 021 0765 657 for more information.

Price: $75

14 hours ago

AMI, sharing community kindness!

AMI Insurance - Head office

When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and … View more
When a stranger’s beagle went missing in thick bush near Wellington, 39-year-old Whanganui carver Zane Hair volunteered to spend more than a week searching in cold and stormy weather, accompanied by his beloved 14-year-old bulldog Zeke.

After nine days, Benny the beagle was found alive and Zane formed a lasting friendship with Benny’s owner, Matt Newman-Hall. “What Zane did is incredible … I find it really amazing that someone was willing to go that far for a complete stranger,” he says.

To read more about this inspiring act of kindness visit the AMI Hub.

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4 days ago

Have you changed your commuting habits?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

Driver shortages, power outages and timetable changes are affecting Wellington's public transport, while the roads are increasingly congested and slowed by roadworks. How are you dealing with commuter frustrations? Have you changed your commuting habits in the past year? (Please mark comments … View moreDriver shortages, power outages and timetable changes are affecting Wellington's public transport, while the roads are increasingly congested and slowed by roadworks. How are you dealing with commuter frustrations? Have you changed your commuting habits in the past year? (Please mark comments not for print NFP)

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1 day ago

YOUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU..........................

Janet Oliver from Papaioea Rose City Lions Club

Do you have time to fill in - make new friends and support your Community? Papaioea Rose City Lions Club are holding a 'Meet & Greet" evening at the County Club on Thursday 29 (next week) to tell you about Lions and our Club. A great place to make friends with people of similar … View moreDo you have time to fill in - make new friends and support your Community? Papaioea Rose City Lions Club are holding a 'Meet & Greet" evening at the County Club on Thursday 29 (next week) to tell you about Lions and our Club. A great place to make friends with people of similar interest. Meetings are held once a month and all other events are social, service or projects. Coming along is not a commitment to join. it an opportunity to get to know who we are and what we do.

Refreshments are available. Please give me a ring to find out more and if you have no transport we will arrange for you to be picked up and taken home again. 021 118 1316.

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