Season's Greetings Neighbours!
The December edition of the SuperSeniors newsletter is out now! It's filled with useful information including the details of the new Better Later Life Strategy.
In this issue we find out about regional banking hubs and the dangers of falls and concussions in over 65-year-olds.
We also have a tasty lemon and yoghurt custard pot recipe, from the NZ nutrition foundation, for a holiday dessert treat!
Best Wishes for Christmas and the New Year.
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Wellington is in a spin over e-scooters, with the city council receiving nearly 5000 submissions ahead of a decision on whether 800 electric scooters, operated by Uber-owned Jump and local startup Flamingo, will stay on the streets for the duration of an 18-month trial. What do you want to happen to the e-scooters?
15.3% Keep them, they're great15.3% Complete
45.6% Keep them, but with better rules and enforcement45.6% Complete
37.6% Get rid of them37.6% Complete
1.2% Not sure1.2% Complete
0.4% Other (comment below)0.4% Complete
Trucks continue to work around the clock, transporting sludge from Moa Point to the landfill. We have managed to reduce the number of trucks and still continue to keep up with demand, meaning we are avoiding discharge into the Cook Strait.
We understand truck movements may be inconvenient to residents along the route, and we thank them for their understanding. We are briefing truck drivers to ensure they are keeping themselves and the public safe by reducing their speed.
The picture below shows an example of the sludge/slurry that is taken to the landfill for dewatering. This process removes the water, which then is piped back to the treatment plant through the wastewater network. The leftover solids are then put in the landfill.
A quick overview of what was accomplished in 2019 with your support.