62 days ago

Thank you Wattie's

Julia de Ruiter from The Salvation Army NZ

We want to say a heartfelt thank you to Wattie’s NZ and the 150 schools who took part in this year's Cans for Good campaign. Thanks to the incredible effort of students, teachers and whānau, over 30,000 cans were collected and will make a huge difference to Salvation Army foodbanks around Aotearoa.

Wattie’s generously donated a further 25,000 cans taking the total number collected to over 56,000 cans.

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2 hours ago

A special time needs a special timetable.

Community Engagement Advisor from Metlink: On Our Way

In town over Christmas? So are we. We’ll be running special timetables on buses, trains and ferries from Monday 23 December to Sunday 5 January, so please double-check before you travel. Your normal weekday services will resume on Monday 6 January.

If you’re travelling by bus or train to visit family and friends on Christmas Day, you can ride FREE.

Thanks for travelling with us throughout the year. For details visit metlink.org.nz or call 0800 801 700.

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8 hours ago

Know a helping hander?

Countdown Supermarkets

Every Countdown store in New Zealand is giving away a $500 Countdown Gift Card to a local hero. Nominate here

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4 days ago

Poll: Should Wellington city councillors get a free lunch?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

There's no such thing as a free lunch, unless you're a Wellington City councillor.
Six years after Andy Foster led moves as a councillor to scrap catered lunches at committee meetings - saving ratepayers $40,000 - the new mayor has now decided to reinstate them. He said the backflip followed pressure from councillors, while also promising to spend less on the midday spread than previous councils. "People felt when you didn't have lunches provided on days when you were working through [into the afternoon], councillors tended to disappear all over the place to get lunch. It reduced team bonding." What do you think- should councillors get lunch provided?
www.stuff.co.nz...

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Should Wellington city councillors get a free lunch?
  • 5.3% Absoultely
    5.3% Complete
  • 25.4% Only if it's a modest spread
    25.4% Complete
  • 69.3% No way
    69.3% Complete
862 votes