1064 days ago

Step up, get active and support vulnerable people this winter with Red Cross Journey

Red Cross - Whangarei Service Centre

Take on Red Cross Journey and challenge yourself to walk in the shoes of a volunteer responding to a disaster or a former refugee family seeking safety. Follow their journey, hear their stories and make a difference for people in your community and around the world.

How does it work?

Red Cross Journey is all about walking in someone else’s shoes. Choose a journey to follow, clock 10,000 steps each day between 8 May and 8 June and get people to sponsor you.

Along the way, you’ll receive updates marking your milestones and sharing more about your chosen journey.
By taking part and fundraising, you’ll be helping Red Cross do good things across New Zealand and around the world.

Which journey will you take?

Choose to walk Disaster Welfare and Support Team volunteer Kath’s journey and cover 240km during the month – that’s about 10,000 steps a day – or get a team together and follow the Tamim family's route to a safer life, covering 1,000km.

Registrations are now open. Sign up and make every step count!

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2 days ago

At-Home Fire Safety Checklist

Fire and Emergency from Fire and Emergency New Zealand

With everyone staying home, it’s now more important than ever for everyone to be fire-safe. People can find information on our website - fireandemergency.nz...

We’re heading into winter, and with households self-isolating together, there’ll be more cooking at home, and more use of open fires, heaters, and dryers - all things which can increase fire risk.

New Zealanders can be confident that Fire and Emergency is well-prepared and ready to respond to emergencies as usual during the nationwide self- isolation period.

Please call 111 if you have a fire, we will ask you whether anyone at the address is self-isolating or has a confirmed case of COVID-19. Where this is the case, we already have necessary measures in place to ensure everyone’s safety including protective clothing, gloves, masks, safety glasses and mask.

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3 days ago

***Our centres are CLOSED in New Zealand***

NumberWorks'nWords Whangarei

We are temporarily suspending tuition for the remainder of Term 1.

We will not be away for long. During this time we will closely monitor all information and advice provided to us. At this stage, we will reopen on Tuesday 28th April for Term 2. We will be back in action providing your children with the tuition they need to ensure their continued success.

NumberWorks’nWords would like to thank all our loyal families and hard-working staff for your support. Thank you for your understanding and adapting with us during this time. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Our best wishes to you and your family at this difficult time.

Keep an eye out for our April activities for you and your family.

Much love and kindness ❤️

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3 days ago

What do you think of tourists being turned away from the Far North?

Denise Piper Reporter from Whangarei Leader

Tourists and non-locals are being turned away at Far North checkpoints, over concerns coronavirus cases could overload Northland's rural health system. What do you think?

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