327 days ago

We want to know how you get around Eastern Porirua

The Team from Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities

How do you get around eastern Porirua? Do you cycle, walk, skateboard or scoot, travel by car or take the bus? We're keen to find out how you get places and what would make it easier to get around. We have some super-quick questions for you to answer. Just hit the link and tap on the topic on the left hand side. Easy. 👇

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1 day ago

Monday Sport Blast From The Past

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Trish Hina could be the greatest sportswoman you have never heard of.
A product of Naenae College, she later settled in Gisborne, where she was a social worker.
Her sporting CV includes representing New Zealand in touch, softball, rugby and rugby league.
Initially, her sporting success came in softball, playing for New Zealand and helping her club and Hutt Valley win numerous titles.
League was however her first love and in 2000 Hina was named MVP at the first women’s World Cup, where New Zealand beat Great Britain 26-4.
She was prominent in the Kiwi Ferns retaining the World Cup in 2005 and 2008.
In the 2008 defence, Hina was named MVP for a second time. In the final, New Zealand thrashed Australia 34-0, with Hina scoring two tries and kicking three conversions.
In 2010, she achieved arguably her greatest achievement by being selected to play for the Black Ferns at the World Cup.
She became the first female to win rugby and league World Cups.
Towards the end of her career, Hina was diagnosed with kidney disease and she was unable to fulfill her dream of playing Sevens at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
In 2015, she was inducted as a Hutt Valley Sports Awards legend.

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2 hours ago

Whitby Collegiate Information Evening at Kāpiti Community Centre

Whitby Collegiate

Whitby Collegiate is Wellington’s first progressive, independent, co-educational school for Years 7-13.
We believe in small classes, big thinking, individual attention and collective responsibility - all focused on helping children be the very best that they can be, in every aspect of their lives.

Come along to our Information Evening at the Kāpiti Community Centre on Thursday 12 November from 6:30 - 7:30pm.
Register online at whitbycollegiate.school.nz or call us on 04 234 1070

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7 hours ago

What's On: LEON MORIN, PRIEST France 1961

David from Brooklyn

Jean-Paul Belmondo and Emmanuelle Riva star in Melville's film as cleric and communist drawn together through love. “A triumph of mood, setting, and innuendo.” –Criterion Collection. See trailer at https://filmsocietywellington.net.nz/
LEON MORIN, PRIEST France 1961
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