126 days ago

Our Kapiti and Upper Hutt Branches are now seeking members

The Team from New Zealand Red Cross

If you’ve been looking for a way to connect with your community, we want to hear from you. Our Kapiti and Upper Hutt Branches are now seeking members.

As a New Zealand Red Cross Branch member you will be actively involved in Red Cross activities, you’ll spread the word about what New Zealand Red Cross does and you’ll join thousands of other Red Cross members and volunteers who are doing good!

Contact wellington@redcross.org.nz today to join or learn more.

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10 hours ago

Challenge the unspoken rules

White Ribbon

A challenge facing too many young men is the sense that they have to live up to the unspoken rules of masculinity – clichés such as “boys don’t cry” and “toughen up”.

White Ribbon encourages everyone to challenge the unspoken rules, so we can let boys and young men enjoy their individuality and define themselves as men who have respectful relationships with themselves and their partners – creating happier, healthier communities for us all.
Find out more

11 days ago

Poll: How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

About 1000 deaths, thousands of injuries and extensive destruction from Wellington up the east coast of the North Island - this will be the result of a tsunami triggered by an 8.9 earthquake in the Hikurangi subduction zone under a scenario presented by GNS Science.
The scenario, in a report prepared for the purpose of developing a response plan, is considered serious and credible, but comes with the obvious caveat that there is no way of telling what any earthquake or tsunami would look like. How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?

How prepared are you for a quake and tsunami?
  • 13.4% I'm fully prepared
    13.4% Complete
  • 49.9% I'm kind of prepared
    49.9% Complete
  • 28.1% I'm not prepared at all
    28.1% Complete
  • 8.6% I don't care
    8.6% Complete
665 votes
1 day ago

Population growth means the Wellington region could be 21,000 homes short by 2047

Matt Tso Reporter from Upper Hutt Leader

Are council rules smothering the Upper Hutt's ability to keep up with growth?
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