Frimley, Hastings

1 day ago

Latest update from TToH

Shayne Jeffares from Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

Our latest update on essential services to our community at the link below.

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1 day ago

Fun Crafts During Lockdown

Clare from Saint Leonards

Here's a fun way to keep kids busy for a while, and also to make a display of family or friends at a stressful time.
You need:
1 large sheet of card
several sheets of paper
scissors
glue
crayons, felt pens, or paint (or a mixture!)

On the cardboard, draw the outline of a peacock's body … View more
Here's a fun way to keep kids busy for a while, and also to make a display of family or friends at a stressful time.
You need:
1 large sheet of card
several sheets of paper
scissors
glue
crayons, felt pens, or paint (or a mixture!)

On the cardboard, draw the outline of a peacock's body and legs - no tail. Keep it simple, and relatively small. You want most of the page for his tail.

On the sheets of paper, trace around hands - use as many family members and different size hands as possible. Left hands, right hands, big hands and little hands. You want as many hands as you want people on your 'tail', the more the better! Write the name of the person you want to remember on the hand, then colour it in. Be creative!

Cut out the hands, glue them to the sheet of cardboard to make the tail of the peacock.

Display it somewhere that you can all see and enjoy it :)

Post photos of your peacock on here so we can all see it :)

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1 day ago

Growing an edible garden

Princess Alexandra Retirement Village

Now is a great time to focus on your garden. Whether you have a large garden or a small balcony, growing vegetables is a great way to keep busy and enjoy the fruits (or vegetables) of your labour.

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1 day ago

Recycling on hold

Communications from Hastings District Council

All Hastings District recycling services are on hold.
Please do not put recycling at your kerbside as it will not be collected (rubbish collection continues as normal).
Transfer stations are only open to existing commercial account holders and all recycling drop off points are closed.
We do … View more
All Hastings District recycling services are on hold.
Please do not put recycling at your kerbside as it will not be collected (rubbish collection continues as normal).
Transfer stations are only open to existing commercial account holders and all recycling drop off points are closed.
We do appreciate your help managing recycling at this time. Our best advice is to store your clean recycling if you can do so safely. If not, we understand some people will need to put it out in their rubbish.
We are looking at what we can do when business resumes as normal to help with the safe and appropriate disposal of recycling.

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5 days ago

State of Emergency

Les from Havelock North

Just heard Mototdrome Napier and Hastings advertising they are open over the lock down. I'm speechless!

3 days ago

Tell us the story behind your bear

Katie Townshend Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

We're going on a bear hunt! People across the country are popping bears in their windows. But what's the story behind the fuzzy faces? Tell us about your bear - what's their name, where did you get it, how far have they travelled? Post a photo and tell us their story! (Please mark … View moreWe're going on a bear hunt! People across the country are popping bears in their windows. But what's the story behind the fuzzy faces? Tell us about your bear - what's their name, where did you get it, how far have they travelled? Post a photo and tell us their story! (Please mark any posts you don't want to see published NFP).

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1 day ago

Use less energy, save more money

energyclubnz

There is a natural increase in energy usage in our homes during lockdown and as we approach shorter days and the colder months.

energyclubnz is always looking for ways to help you save on your energy bill. See our top 10 tips on how to use less energy and save more money.

We want to help … View more
There is a natural increase in energy usage in our homes during lockdown and as we approach shorter days and the colder months.

energyclubnz is always looking for ways to help you save on your energy bill. See our top 10 tips on how to use less energy and save more money.

We want to help you save money on your energy bill!
Use less energy

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1 day ago

Doing DIY while you're staying at home?

Resene

Resene has a FREE Ask a Technical Expert service available so you can ask all your paint, stain, prep and wallpaper questions. Simply visit www.resene.co.nz/techexpert.

And if you haven’t starting painting yet, but are starting to plan a future project, you can get free advice from a Resene… View more
Resene has a FREE Ask a Technical Expert service available so you can ask all your paint, stain, prep and wallpaper questions. Simply visit www.resene.co.nz/techexpert.

And if you haven’t starting painting yet, but are starting to plan a future project, you can get free advice from a Resene colour expert, using the Resene Ask a Colour Expert service. Simply visit www.resene.co.nz/colourexpert to ask your query.
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2 days ago

How about another question?

Grant from Raureka

In light of the latest info from Wellington - should the Government launch into testing the entire population to make sure there's no community spread of Covid-19. One expert believes it's the only way to get all the facts on the spread and the information that can give us a chance to … View moreIn light of the latest info from Wellington - should the Government launch into testing the entire population to make sure there's no community spread of Covid-19. One expert believes it's the only way to get all the facts on the spread and the information that can give us a chance to eradicate the disease. I know the first response will be -"it would cost too much" - but that's not the issue. We have the NZDF able to go street by street, house by house, if necessary as long as we have enough test kits. The result would be able to find those with minor symptoms or those who are just carriers - what do you all reckon?

5 days ago

Rude dog owners

Abbie from Parkvale

Sorry got to grumble, I am a dog owner myself and fully understand that walking them is important at this unsettling time. I am only walking my dog very close to home to not be near others and their houses. We just walked around Queen's Square, we in one circuit came across 6 dog poos all … View moreSorry got to grumble, I am a dog owner myself and fully understand that walking them is important at this unsettling time. I am only walking my dog very close to home to not be near others and their houses. We just walked around Queen's Square, we in one circuit came across 6 dog poos all fairly fresh, now common dog owners please be responsible and pick that up. You should in my mind never leave the house with your dog without a bag or whatever you use (ours has a container of bags clipped to his lead) to be able to pick it up.

Please keep others who are also wanting to walk/run with or without a dog in mind.

3 days ago

COVID-19 Non-Compliance Report

The Team from Crimestoppers New Zealand

In support of the whole of government response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), Crimestoppers has developed a reporting process for both the 0800 555 111 and www.crimestoppers... portals.

The anonymous foundation for all our reports remains if required, and all reports that relate to … View more
In support of the whole of government response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19), Crimestoppers has developed a reporting process for both the 0800 555 111 and www.crimestoppers... portals.

The anonymous foundation for all our reports remains if required, and all reports that relate to self-isolation breaches, illegal outdoor gatherings or similar, will be immediately forwarded to the appropriate authorities.

Report here: www.crimestoppers-nz.org...

Crimeline reports do not replace your option to ring police directly on 111 or 105 or your ability to advise the Ministry of Health through the NHCCselfisolation@health.govt.nz email address.

Keep safe.
Crimestoppers New Zealand

0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers...
#covid19 #nz #newzealand #uniteagainstcovid19 #crimestoppers

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3 days ago

Cabin fever results in lawyer's 80s dance moves

Georgia May Gilbertson Reporter from Hawke's Bay News

What happens when you're confined to your home and you hit play on your 80s playlist? An epic dance routine.

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4 days ago

Some thing to do

Max from Flaxmere

So today I was bored so I got on the roof and started to count how many flying objects I could find in the air

MY answer is : None
Why : caused it is in lockdown

3 days ago

Essential Services @ Taiwhenua

Shayne Jeffares from Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga

We will continue to deliver Essential Services during the COVID19 Alert Four Status lock-down period.

The way that we deliver them however, will be a little different. We must do everything we can to ensure that personal interaction amongst staff and clients are minimised and that health, … View more
We will continue to deliver Essential Services during the COVID19 Alert Four Status lock-down period.

The way that we deliver them however, will be a little different. We must do everything we can to ensure that personal interaction amongst staff and clients are minimised and that health, hygiene and safety is prioritised.
This means our offices are closed until further notice and we have strict protocols in place at our entry gate.
For queries, call 0800 TAIWHENUA
Kia haumaru, e noho ki te kainga!

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