46 days ago

Who needs a plant doctor?

Mikaela Wilkes Reporter from Homed

UPDATE: Thank you for all your questions. We're picking the best to send off to the houseplant doctor from Kings Plant Barn and the answers will be published in an article on Homed soon.

Are your houseplants looking worse for wear? The experts at Kings Plant Barn would love to help. Send us your houseplant questions and problems to homed@stuff.co.nz, or leave them in the comments, for the houseplant doctor to diagnose. Pictures are encouraged.

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5 hours ago

Gentle exercise classes - Updated times & locations

Deb from Kilbirnie

Exercise classes primarily for Seniors, but all ages and abilities welcome.

SEATED MOBILISATION EXERCISES
o Monday (incl 26th April), 10.30am - Kilbirnie Community Centre - $5

SPIN POI
o Tuesday (from 27 April on), 5pm - Kilbirnie Community Centre - $5
o Wednesday, 2pm - your house via Zoom - $5
o Thursday, 11am - Seatoun or Strathmore Park - $2
o 15 April - Strathmore Park Community Centre
o 22 April - Seatoun Village Hall
o 29 April - Seatoun Village Hall
o 6 May - Strathmore Park Community Centre
o 13 May - Seatoun Village Hall
o 20 May - Strathmore Park Community Centre
o 27 May - Seatoun Village Hall

SEATED MOBILISATION EXERCISES
50 minutes of gentle exercises set to music. 2 songs standing, the rest seated in chairs. Aims of the class: Gentle exercise for those who can't exercise standing up / Prevent joint stiffness & maintain joint and muscle mobility / Have fun! Suitable for various forms of arthritis, recovery from strokes or heart attacks, chronic fatigue, MS, seniors easing back into exercise and more.

SPIN POI
Playing with poi is a lot of fun! Spin Poi can be done sitting or standing and is suitable for almost everyone. Inspired by traditional poi, it has been adapted to be a safe and effective exercise, especially for older populations. On top of the usual benefits of exercise, typically people will see improvements in grip strength, attention, focus, balance and coordination.
No need to book. Poi provided. Or there some new sets available for sale if you want your own personal set. The class is suitable for beginners to intermediate. It is 45 minutes long and we cover:
o Welcome, safety reminders & warm up
o Practice poi movements
o Playtime! 20-25 minutes of poi to music
o Cool down

Ask me more about any of the classes!

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1 day ago

Opera vocal teachers?

Adam from Berhampore

I'm looking for someone who can teach opera style singing for my 9 year old daughter who seems to have a natural talent.

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5 days ago

What's On: Voglemorn Pop-Up Hub for Seniors

Lorna from Petone

Join us for a cup of tea, light lunch and make new friends. Free social gathering for seniors. No need to register. Transport may be available if needed, call 044996645.
Voglemorn Pop-Up Hub for Seniors
  • Voglemorn Hall