48 days ago

Bringing generations together

AMI Insurance

Cambridge mum Rebecca Broadbent regularly takes groups of parents and preschool children to visit local rest homes. Not only is this a salve for loneliness, it sparks interaction, communication and mobility in residents, says Tracy Fairhall, activities coordinator for Raeburn Lifecare in Cambridge.

For Rebecca, it is simply a joy to spread joy. She remembers the first rest home visit she arranged. “At one point I looked over at a lovely resident who was 100 and he was kind of shaking and I was worried. I got closer and saw that he was shaking with laughter because my boys were having a paper plane competition, throwing paper planes from one end of the lounge to the other. It was beautiful.”

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10 days ago

Have you experienced Readers Tours? We'd love your feedback

The Team from Readers Tours

If you have been on a journey with Readers Tours we would love to hear your feedback and share your experience with others.

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12 days ago

Poll: Should girls have to see the guidance counsellor to wear shorts at school?

Nicole Johnstone Reporter from Southland Times

Girls who want to wear pants or shorts at James Hargest College have to see a guidance counsellor first. Do you think they should have to?
Read more: www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should girls have to see the guidance counsellor to wear shorts at school?
  • 1.5% Yes they should have to
    1.5% Complete
  • 1.5% I don't care either way
    1.5% Complete
  • 97.1% No, they shouldn't have to
    97.1% Complete
68 votes
20 hours ago

What would you do with $50 million?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

Lotto's $42 million Powerball rolled over on Wednesday night, boosting the prize to $50m on Saturday - potentially the biggest ever.

To read more, click here.

What would you do with $50 million?

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