91 days ago

Did you know Tūrangi is getting its first social homes in decades?

Libby Totton Reporter from Taupō Times

The first state-funded public homes to be built in Tūrangi in more than 40 years will soon welcome their new tenants, and there’s more to come.
A blessing and celebration marked the completion of 10 new homes - five on Parekarangi Gr and five on Te Wharekaihua Gr - was attended by about 100 people.
Local Ngāti Tūrangitukua representatives blessed the properties and people had the opportunity to walk through them.

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1 day ago

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9 days ago

Poll: Have you ever been bullied?

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

People associate bullying with children in schools, but it can actually stretch beyond childhood to workplaces or neighbourhoods.

This Friday is Pink Shirt Day, which began in Canada in 2007 when two students took a stand against homophobic bullying after a new student was harassed for wearing pink. People across the globe are now encouraged to wear pink on this day to take a stand against bullying and promote inclusivity.

Have you or your whānau ever experienced bullying? Share your thoughts on Pink Shirt Day below.

Type 'Not For Print' if you wish your comments to be excluded from the Conversations column of your local paper.

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Have you ever been bullied?
  • 80.1% Yes
    80.1% Complete
  • 19.4% No
    19.4% Complete
  • 0.4% Other - I'll share below
    0.4% Complete
1816 votes
4 days ago

Social climber

The Team from Resene ColorShop Taupo

Building framed bunk beds and finishing with curtains, Resene Indian Ink and Resene Colorwood Bark elevates the bach classic. Kids also love them at home. Find out how to create your own with these easy step by step instructions.

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