35 days ago

Way Back Wednesday

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

This should not be too tough. What are your favourite memories of this gentleman and his store?

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21 hours ago

Upper Hutt Library closed

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Last night's torrential rain flooded the Upper Hutt Library. Pinehaven library will be open until 5pm tonight, and tye council hopes to be open as usual tomorrow

1 day ago

Dancing is great for the brain

Nicholas Boyack Reporter from Community News

Every Friday morning dozens of people who suffer from strokes, Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions fill up a Porirua dance hall to dosey doe, salsa, and disco dance.
But they are not just there for fun, but to improve their brains.
Dancing has so many beneficial effects on the brain that it is now being used to treat people with Parkinson’s disease, which affects about 1 in 500 Kiwis.
“Motion is lotion, getting people moving is really important,” dance leader and physiotherapist Rachel Horwell​ said.
What do you do to keep fit and stimulate your brain?