70 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 days ago

Favourite discoveries on NZ travels

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your discoveries on your recent travels around New Zealand. Were there any small towns, activities or attractions that surprised you, for better or for worse? Did you come across any lesser-know spots you think more Kiwis should check out? Which small towns do you think deserve more visitors than they get? Please remember your comment may be included in an article unless you state that you don't want it to be. Cheers.

4 days ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter August 2020

The Team from Office for Seniors

Hi Neighbours!

Our August SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now, and it's filled with lots of handy information and opportunities for seniors.

This issue includes a story about the benefits of volunteering and how to get involved, as well as an update on the changes to NZ Super and Veteran's Pension.

Even if you aren't over 65 yourself, check it out and share it with the older people in your life.

Click here to read our August newsletter: bit.ly...
Or to subscribe to the newsletter follow this link: bit.ly...

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1 day ago

Waikanae community Board resignation

Alan from Raumati Beach

Geoffrey Churchman, editor of Waikanae Watch, says he’s resigning from the Waikanae Community Board following the row over a so-called satirical article ridiculing Kapiti’s Mayor and several women councillors.

This, and another article, led to a proposed motion by Cr Jocelyn Prvanov, a board member, to remove Mr Churchman from the board at a meeting next Tuesday — unless he apologised.-- bit.ly...