We have a wide range of people in the community looking for a companion, someone to spend some time with, have a coffee, go for a walk, to the movies - or just hang out at home. Make a new friend and help to reduce social isolation in our community - this role has huge mutual benefit...
If you are interested in finding out more about a companion role, check out role type COMPANIONSHIP on our website - www.volunteeringwaikato.org.nz...... or give us a call on 07 839 3191.
Nominations are now open for this year's Resene Colour Your Community! Apply now for up to $1000 worth of paints, wood stains and products to spruce up an area in your 'hood.
You can submit a nomination on behalf of your organisation, business, or for your own community project - whether that is paint of product new mural for your community hall, a graffiti clean up or refresh of a local playground.
We’ll also be selecting five winning entries plus asking members to vote in the People’s Choice Award!
In a departure from recent tradition, third term Taupō District Mayor David Trewavas has opted not to make the highest polling councillor his deputy.
Rather than Kathy Guy, he has instead appointed mayoral rival councillor Christine Rankin as his understudy.
REad why he chose Rankin here.
So what do you think? Should the mayor choose the highest polling candidate or go with who he feels is the best choice?
Reach out, look out, help out AND speak out!