802 days ago

Promoting accessibility throughout Kapiti Coast

Dalmo Mendonça from Accessible Kapiti

Kia ora neighbours,

We are launching our new website AccessibleKapiti.nz as an initiative from the Kapiti Accessibility Advisory Group.

The website is dedicated to informing Kapiti Coast residents and visitors about accessibility in our region. But this is a two-way street. In the era of social networks, the information won’t only come top-down but especially bottom-up. We wish to establish a comprehensive database of services, tourist attractions and businesses that take accessibility into consideration.

And for that, we will need your help! Community contributions are essential for the development of the website.

Send us tips of places, pictures and news. Share it with your friends. Raise awareness in your social circles about the issue, and look for ways to make Kapiti more comfortable for all.

Business owners, this is a great opportunity to show that your place is friendly to all customers. Be it by having accessible pathways and most importantly by providing a mindful and attentive service. Send us information about how you take accessibility in mind and you’ll be on the website. That simple!

Do you provide any special service or are part of a group or organisation and want to have a voice on this issue? You are most welcome.

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6 hours ago

Sick of snoring? Sleep better with Snorex

Snorex

Whether it's you or a partner, snoring isn't just an annoying noise. It impacts the health of the snorer, as well as the sleep quality of those around them.

Caused by the tissues of the throat relaxing and narrowing during sleep - snoring is a sign that a reduced amount of air is breathed in during sleep.

Snorex is a custom made device that holds the jaw forward, opening up the airway and stopping snoring. Made in Stokes Valley for 25 years, each Snorex is custom fitted for comfort and efficacy.

For more information, or to book an appointment, check out our website or call 0800 766 739.
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6 hours ago

A world full of opportunities

Queen Margaret College

Stepping into QMC Junior School marks the start of a learning adventure that equips students for their future. QMC is an IB World School, and proud to offer unparalleled excellence in research-based teaching, learning and wellbeing programmes.

Our Junior students learn new skills, develop confidence, aim for excellence, take risks, challenge and explore the world around them.

Every child enjoys access to a wide range of exhilarating cultural and sporting opportunities in a progressive, cosmopolitan, safe environment. We value diversity, and inclusivity – and are the school of choice for families from 54 countries worldwide.

Join us for Open Day, Years 4-6 to find out more and discover the difference a QM education will make to your child’s future.

Discover Years 4,5 and 6
Junior School Open Day
Wednesday 28 October
• 9am - 10.20am
• 5pm - 6.20pm

Places are limited. Book to avoid disappointment.
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8 hours ago

What's On: Ohau School Ag Day

Nathan from Manakau

Fun for the whole family. Animal competitions, local produce stalls, fabulous food hot and home baking. Spaces available for non-food stalls for $20. Please contact school office on 06-368 7949.
Ohau School Ag Day
  • Ohau School,