50 days ago

Epidemiologist Michael Baker is the Wellingtonian of the Year

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

One of the country’s top epidemiologists, Professor Michael Baker, who became a household name amid the Covid-19 pandemic has taken home the supreme award at the annual Wellingtonian of the Year Awards.
reated by The Dominion Post, the Wellingtonian of the Year Awards were started in 1989 to celebrate achievements and contributions across all sectors of the greater Wellington community, awarding those who make the region exciting and vibrant.
The 2020 Dominion Post Wellingtonian Of The Year winners:
Arts – Victor Rodger​
Business – Malcolm Gillies​
Community Service – Biddy Harford​
Education – Sally Barrett​
Environment – Dave Lowe​
Public Service – Ashley Bloomfield​
Science & Technology – Michael Baker​
Sport – Ameliaranne Ekenasio​
Youth – Brad Olsen​

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Pet of the Day: Meet Ned Kelly

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we feature a cat with the unlikely name Ned Kelly, who belongs to John Kelly from Carterton.
"Rehomed and renamed Ned Kelly. Every inch a rebel. Moved from the country into town, Carterton."
Remember if you want your pet featured on Neighbourly, email us on yourpet@dompost.co.nz with a recent photo. Please remember to say what suburb you live in.

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1 day ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This week we feature a well known Wellington identity. Do you remember him?

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2 days ago

Will you visit Rarotonga?

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Kiwis will be able to visit the Cook Islands without having to quarantine in either country from May 17.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the start date for the long-awaited two-way, quarantine-free travel bubble on Monday – two weeks before it is set to inflate.

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