Now that summer's finally here and the holidays are just around the corner for many, we'd love to hear about your favourite summer holiday memories. Has there been a trip that you continue to think about years later? Where did you go, with who and what did you get up to? What made it such a stand-out experience? As usual, please put 'NFP' in your comment if you don't want it included in a travel article. Cheers.
We love how creative some people are with their plant giving! This is for goodie bags for a 7 year olds party but we reckon you could borrow this wonderful idea for the Neighbours Day Aotearoa Great Plant Swap!
What a lovely gift to get and it's not just kids who love sunflowers.
ADDED BONUS: if you give your neighbours sunflower seeds you would get to enjoy their beautiful flowers too!
Have you signed up for Neighbours Day 2021 yet? There's lots of ways you can join in...check out our website to register today:
Tēnā koutou Northland,
How consistent are you with the COVID Tracer App?
Several businesses and other industries have asked consumers to continue using the Ministry of Health's COVID Tracer App as the number of QR code scans drops off over the summer months.
The Ministry of Health reported that national scans on January 19 were down to around 640,400. Scans peaked between September 4 and 5 where over 2.5 million scans were registered.
With more contagious strains of Covid-19 being detected in managed isolation facilities, District Health Boards across the country are encouraging business owners to get their patrons to sign in in order to maintain their ability to contract trace in the event of a community outbreak.
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They seem to put lots of cones out, needed or not. I've seen them cone kilometers of Kamo bypass when there was one small truck parked there and one guy working 20m off the road, cutting scrub. I've seen them several times drive down the highway at 20-30 km/h while they are not working, no road works near by, but flashing their lights and collecting kilometer long queues; both north and south of Whangarei. I've seen them putting 3 stop and go guys on an intersection that normally works just fine with 80km/h traffic flowing both ways on the highway, after they had closed the road to single lane, 50km/h, one direction only and the work was under way hundreds of meters away.
6.6% they are just taking the mickey6.6% Complete
39.3% it's a rort on public funds39.3% Complete
29.5% we need someone to supervise them29.5% Complete
24.6% they are doing a wonderful, responsible job24.6% Complete