57 days ago

0800 helpline set up for people struggling to get food, necessities

Nicola Brennan-Tupara Reporter from Hauraki Herald

Hi neighbours,Waikato people struggling to get food and other necessities during lockdown now have a number to call.Freephone 0800 800 405 was set up by the Waikato Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group for people struggling to get food, groceries, medication or other household goods and services.The group is not yet sure how big the need is, and say the 0800 number doesn't replace other Government helplines.READ MORE BELOW

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3 days ago

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed!

Community Activator from Red Cross - Waikato Service Centre

This service supports elderly, ill and disabled people living at home who would otherwise struggle to provide healthy meals for themselves.
Volunteering is a fun and rewarding experience. Being a Meals on Wheels driver takes about two hours one day a week, fortnight or month, or even casually depending on your availability.
For further information please contact us on 07 849 0285 or email: waikato@redcross.org.nz

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1 day ago

Will you make the most of changes to DIY rules?

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?

The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.

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1 day ago

Commemorative Royal Crockery at Thames Museum

Carolyn from Thames

Thames Museum is celebrating its reopening with a new display of souvenir crockery for Queen's Birthday weekend and the month of June. Cups, plates and photos tell a story of significant events during the reign of each monarch from Queen Victoria to Elizabeth II. We look forward to welcoming you. The Museum is complying with all Covid-19 control measures.