55 days ago

Celebrating International Day of Older Persons

The Team from Office for Seniors

Today is the International Day of Older Persons! It's an important day for everyone to recognize and say thank you to older people for their amazing contributions to the world, from mentoring and volunteering, to sharing experience, being in paid work and much more.

To acknowledge the occasion, we have just released our October SuperSeniors Newsletter, you can read it here: bit.ly...

The day is also special as it marks the start of the WHO’s Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020 to 2030, you can find out more about it here: bit.ly...

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More messages from your neighbours
16 hours ago

Favourite summer holiday spots

Lorna Thornber Reporter from Stuff Travel

Hi everyone,
We'd be keen to hear about your favourite summer holiday spots in NZ. Is there somewhere you keep returning to year after year and, if so, what are the main attractions? What makes it such a stand-out spot? Any tips you may be able to offer on the best things to see and do there - as well as the best places to grab a drink or bite to eat - would be much appreciated. Please put 'NFP' (not for publication) in your comment if you don't want it to appear in a travel article. Thanks again.

9 hours ago

Metservice issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Taupo and Rotorua

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

UPDATE
3.48pm
Metservice has extended this warning to include the South Waikato and Whakatane districts.


Today
3.32pm
Metservice is advising people to expect torrential rain and frequent lightning strikes as thunderstorms move towards the Taupo and lower Waikato regions.

The storm is expected to move eastsoutheast towards Taupo, Wairakei and Lake Taupo at 3.15pm and affect Rangitaiki and Iwitahi at 3.45pm.

What you need to know:
- Torrential rain is forecast, with a possibility of flash flooding about streams, gullies and in urban areas.
- The National Emergency Management Agency advises to seek shelter, away from windows and stay out of marine areas.
- Move cars under cover, away from trees.
- Make sure you have a plan in the event that an power outage occurs.

Keep up to date with the latest on Metservice's Thunderstorm watch website.

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10 hours ago

Removing mould from curtains

Robert Anderson from Curtain Clean Rotorua

Linings and bottom of curtains are a common place for black mould to grow. Don't be alarmed - it means that the curtains are doing their job! It can, however, be difficult to remove. Time and time again we've helped customers who nearly had to throw their curtains out as they think it is un-fixable, or, attempted to remove it themselves and shrunk or wrinkled their gorgeous drapes. Remember - we can help with that! We've been in this business for over 20 years and are experts at removing mould. If your curtains look like these, call us!!