Kia ora Kāpiti,
What has been some good news in your neighbourhood that's happened during the lockdown?
Kia ora neighbours, we're getting a lot of stories about Covid-19 saturating our newsfeed and the media as of late and we're keen on helping put a damper on that. We'd love for you to tell us some of the more light-hearted stories that you think deserve a shoutout.
Maybe it's a community hero that's been helping out those that are self-isolating, something you discovered while out exercising in your bubble, or something you're doing to help pass the time.
Let us know in the comments below and don't forget to type NFP if you don't want your comment featured in the Kāpiti Observer.
I have a need for a used, but functioning desktop PC. Doesn't even need any drives, just a case & fan, CPU and motherboard.
Happy to collect mid-late December anywhere in Kapiti.
I was surprised to be asked for my vaccine pass at the local library this weekend. I would have thought public libraries were exempt, along with supermarkets pharmacies etc. They are public spaces afterall, which ratepayers, vaccinated or not, contribute to.
While I appreciate the wishes of Council to keep staff safe, in reality the risk posed by a library visit is low. With over 92% vaccinated in the region, measures such as a limit on numbers, masks, screens and distancing will serve to reduce risk. Im curious what the rationale was for this decision. (Though no doubt if I ask, it will be treated as an OIR request and I'll have to wait until next year for a response). It seems like a step too far to me. What do others think?
If you (or anyone you know) are experiencing problems accessing or downloading My Vaccine Pass, tutors from SeniorNet Kapiti will be available at the Paraparaumu Library from 11.00 - 1.00 (12.00 - 2,00 Thursday) this week to provide assistance. This service is free and available to anyone in the community - Seniornet membership is not a requirement. Just pop in and have a chat with our friendly team members.