84 days ago

Kai Fest cancelled over Covid concerns

Tim Newman Reporter from The Nelson Mail

Whakatū Marae and Founders Heritage Park made the joint decision to cancel the festival, scheduled for Waitangi Day, taking into account an “incredibly challenging” 2020, and the ongoing threat of Covid-19.

What do you think of the decision - and will it affect your Waitangi Day plans?

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30 minutes 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.

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

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