98 days ago

Shark tales - what sea creatures have you been up close and personal with?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

A shark spotted on an Abel Tasman National Park beach had spectators amazed and swimmers dashing for dry land. Tom Mills was up from Christchurch enjoying a time on Whariwharangi Beach with family when they saw what they believed to be a Bronze Whaler shark close to shore. Have you had a close encounter with any marine animals this summer? Tell us below of your experiences.

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1 hour ago

Sheepdog trials herd up the wet, woolly Romneys, rain, hail or shine.

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

They're the community that kept on during Covid. When 'working from home' was out for character for many, it was the norm for Kiwi farmers. During sheep trials held on a wet day in Nelson Lakes, the dogs showed off what they do best when it comes to work - and the women "stuck it to the men" in the competition.

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1 day ago

Would you want a final goodbye with an animal you had helped?

Carly Gooch Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Jen Trow earned the trust of Charlie the stray, black cat before taking him to the vet. Thankfully, Charlie was microchipped but Jen would have loved one last cuddle with the cat and to have met his family. Have you ever helped an animal for some time before finding its home?

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18 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.

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