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107 days ago

Who said Guide Dogs can't bowl?

Cliff from Paraparaumu Beach

The Kapakapanui Lions & Raumati Bowling Clubs combined to host another successful triples bowls tournament in support of Blind & Low Vision Kapiti (formerly Blind Foundation). 48 bowlers from beginners to experienced and including blind and low vision players enjoyed a beautiful day in the sun. Morning tea, a BBQ lunch and afternoon tea kept everyone refreshed while the raffle prizes and first, second and third prizes for the players kept everyone entertained. The three guide dogs in attendance bowled everyone over with their charm.
Ron Wezenbeek from Lions & John McBeth, Bowling Club President presented the cheque to Kaye Kay-Smith from Blind Low Vision who said the $2,000 raised would be used to purchase new sets of brightly coloured indoor bowls. She also said that they have indoor bowls games at 1pm on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 6 Tongariro St and new participants are welcome.
Thanks must go to the sponsors Pzazz Building, Specsavers, New World, Fix It Fitzy, Liam Martin of Tall Poppy, 0800 Mr Chipper, Nepal New Zealand Connection, Freedom Companion Driving, Howard & Co & Warehouse Stationery.

Roger Matthews, Lions Club President said there would be another tournament next year as it will be an annual event.

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3 days ago

George Floyd

Alan from Raumati Beach

These are the last words of George Floyd, a 46-year-old man who died as a US police officer pinned him down, kneeling on his neck for seven minutes, until he suffocated:
"It's my face man
I didn't do nothing serious man
please
please
please I can't breathe
please man
please somebody...
Now sign the Avaaz petition -- bit.ly...

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9 hours ago

$5! Toolbox with misc spanners and sockets

Russell from Paraparaumu

As pictured, only 5 bucks to you! Collect from Paraparaumu.

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9 hours ago

Free Tackle/Tool Box

Russell from Paraparaumu

As pictured. Collect from Paraparaumu.

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