55 days ago

WATCH: How Mr & Mrs Gock Saved the Kumara

The Team from Play Stuff

Play Stuff Short Doco: When New Zealand gave two young Chinese refugees citizenship in the 1940’s they found an unlikely way to return the gift – by saving the almighty kumara. Watch now

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1 hour ago

Support your local community with My Challenge

Challenge Fuel

My Challenge is a rewards programme designed to make a difference.

You can earn points, save on fuel with discounts and support your local community by donating your points or discounts.
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1 day ago

It was kinda a pay-it forward kinda thing…

AMI Insurance

When Sharlene Clements heard thieves had stolen a car belonging to Denise Pearson and her son Reuben, who lives with cerebral palsy, Sharlene jumped straight to their aid. She immediately offered them a wheelchair-modified van that had been given to her business in a life-changing act of kindness.

Read the full article.
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1 day ago

$5 Devonshire Teas at Te Runanga Tea Rooms

Sharon from Hamurana

Looking to do something different this Friday, Saturday & Sunday?

What about Devonshire Teas at Te Runanga Tearooms, in the Government Gardens
Friday 15th - 10.00am to 2.00pm or 4.00pm to 5.30pm
Saturday 16th – 10.00am to 2.00pm
Sunday 17th - 10.00am to 2.00pm
(A Western Heights High School 2020 Europe Trip Fundraiser)
ONLY $5.00

PLUS listen to local artist Gillian singing in the Band Rotunda
11.00am Friday
11.00am Saturday
This is FREE

Join a Guided Tour of our Stunning Historic Government Gardens
Leaving from the top of the steps by the Museum
Friday - 11.00am / 1.00pm / 2.00pm Friday
Guided by Julie Parsons (Creative Communities Co-ordinator) and Mark Paget (Council Open Space Operations Adviser)
Saturday – 11.00am / 2.00pm, guided by Council Staff
Sunday – 11.00am / 2.00pm, guided by Council Staff
This is also FREE

3 Day Tickets can be purchased from:
- Palmers Garden Centre, Sala St
- McLeods Booksellers, 1131 Pukuatua St
- Living Colour, 1197 Eruera St
or online at www.rotoruagardens.org.nz...