100 days ago

Christmas in the Park cancelled for second year

Melanie Earley Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, Christmas in the Park has been cancelled for Aucklanders for the second year in a row.

The free outdoor concert usually attracts tens of thousands of Kiwi families at the Auckland Domain.

The Auckland event was due to be held on December 11, but uncertainty around Covid restrictions meant organisers made the decision to cancel.

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9 minutes ago

Your daily dose of good news

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The 98-year-old painter who saved a village and a cat who hitched a ride to a charity shop in an old chair feature in today's Antidote - your much-needed dose of positivity to remind you that there's inspiration, kindness and quirkiness even in these unusual times. Sign up here to get The Antidote delivered to your inbox (it's free!)

34 minutes ago

Community Educators - free webinar PD

Bess from Newmarket

Waitakere Adult & Community Education Association have organised a free PD webinar for anyone involved in ACE in NZ.
If you teach or organise any community classes, please join us!
The webinar takes place next Thursday 27th January from 10am to 2.30pm.
The theme is Systems and Innovation and the Facilitator is Louise Marra.
Further information and link to register in attached document.

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2 hours ago

Auckland Rainbow Pride Parade cancelled due to Omicron fears

Melanie Earley Reporter from Central Leader

Kia ora neighbours, the Auckland Rainbow Pride Parade has been cancelled due to the threat of the Omicron variant.

This year was due to be the third incarnation of the walking parade in Ponsonby, formed following a dispute with the Auckland Pride organisation over a ban on police marching in uniform.

The parade had been scheduled to take place on February 19, but parade event manager Shaughan Woodcock said it would be a “potential health risk”, given the threat of Omicron in the community.

Read the full story at the link below.