41 days ago

Could the geat Polynesian migration turn kids on to science and tech

Todd Niall Reporter from Auckland Stuff

Hi Neighbours, Like many, Sir Ian Taylor learned only at the age of 68 about the Polynesian migrations across the Pacific Ocean. He hopes a new education website will inspire especially maori and pasifika kids they have innovation in their DNA. Did you know the stories? Read below:

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37 minutes ago

Highwic School Holiday baking

Christopher Hatfield from Highwic - Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

On Wednesday the 21st of April we will be running a special school holiday event for adults and children - baking on our Victorian coal range.

Numbers are limited to six in total at each session, so booking is essential - there are two sessions:

1. 10:45 to 11:15 – at the table
2. 11:45 to 12:15 – at the table

Parents can choose to bake alongside their children, additional charge of $5 on top of the $10 entry charge, or can supervise their children, normal entry charge applies.

The session includes about 30 minutes in the kitchen with our volunteer cooks making Blueberry Muffins, then there is time to look around the house while your baking is in the oven, which should be ready after about 30 minutes.

The price includes entry to the house, either before your booked time or after your baking session.

A maximum of two children per adult.
Because of Health and Safety concerns this activity is only suitable for school-age children 5 years and older.

Vegan option available. No other dietary alternatives are available.

To book email: highwicfunctions@heritage.org.nz or call - 09 524 5729.

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2 hours ago

SuperSeniors Newsletter - April edition out now!

The Team from Office for Seniors

The latest edition of the SuperSeniors Newsletter is out now!

In this issue Minister for Seniors Ayesha Verrall gives us an overview of the first stage of the vaccine roll-out, Alzheimers NZ talks about making Aotearoa dementia-friendly, and how you can build and maintain physical health through fitness.

There’s also some advice on why Daylight Saving might be making you groggy and what you can do about it.

Check it out and be sure to share!: bit.ly...

Want to subscribe? You can do so here: bit.ly...

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12 hours ago

Sustainable shopping for every whānau

The Warehouse

A more sustainable Aotearoa begins with the choices each Kiwi makes, and our customers have asked us to help them make those choices easier when they’re shopping for their families.

At The Warehouse, you’ll find an ever-growing range of products that are kinder to our planet.

Right now we’re at 8,000 and counting – and with 5,000 of them available for just $20 or less, sustainable is more affordable than ever.
Find out more

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