54 days ago

Friday Feathered Friend

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Words and picture by Louise Thomas.
"Might I suggest that if you don't want people to know you are nesting there, that you stop screaming like a stuck pig every time someone walks past. Just a thought. Pūkeko/purple swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus) at Manor Park Golf Sanctuary."

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1 day ago

Sign up for The Antidote: 5 happy things to read about each day

The Team Reporter from Stuff

Hi neighbours,

We live in unusual times. It all gets a bit much some days. So we're bringing you a much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness out there too.

You can check out today's edition of The Antidote - which features a cute puppy, the UK's longest-married couple, and Stewart Island's "savage" New Year's Eve here. If you'd like the Antidote delivered direct to your inbox, sign up here.

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10 days ago

SPCA Pet of the Day: Meet Poppi

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Poppi has found a new home courtesy of the SPCA.
"Poppi is having an amazing life with my partner and I, and her older brother in the Hutt Valley! Every night she sleeps on our bed curled up with her big brother Milo. Milo and Poppi are inseparable. They spend 100 per cent of their time together, whether its playing in the garden or cuddling together at night. She is a very happy and well treasured kid!"

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17 hours ago

Sustainability Stimulus Grant open for applications

Upper Hutt City Council

This ground breaking, New Zealand first grant is available to support sustainable projects that benefit Upper Hutt and support Council’s Sustainability Strategy Goals.

Funding is available from $5,000-$100,000 with applications open until 28 February 2022.

This is one of Council’s Long Term Plan projects and shows our leadership in driving enhancements to Upper Hutt’s overall emissions output, community engagement, and sustainability.

Go to our website for more information and to apply: upperhuttcity.com/ssgrant.
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