56 days ago

Should there be more testing for Wairarapa?

Sharron Pardoe Reporter from News of Wairarapa

With the numbers of coronavirus cases flattening off in Wairarapa, leaders want testing ramped up to make sure community transmission hasn't taken hold.

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6 hours ago

Low-tech solution

The Team from Wellington Water

Sometimes a low-tech tool is the answer.

A blocked stormwater pipe in Titahi Bay led to a CCTV investigation, which identified a blockage about 7 meters from the manhole cover. A water jetter was winched through the pipe and cleared out cans, bottles, Lego blocks and other bits of plastic, but a tangle of roots seen on the screen wouldn’t budge.

Here we have Servicepersons Grayson (at the back holding the handle) and Tito using a corkscrew extended to 7 meters to clear roots out of the pipe.

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2 days ago

MISSING INJURED KITTY - CARTERTON

Lee from South Wairarapa District

MISSING

Pud Pud is a grey and black tabby male cat, 9 years old. He has an injured front right paw, could be limping. He is a medium/large kitty. Pud Pud is very shy of strangers.
He escaped at South Wairarapa Veterinary Services from a car in the carpark last Tuesday 19 May, High St North in Carterton.

Much loved companion animal to two disabled people; and 88 year young retired person. We are very worried about him as he escaped before he had received any treatment. Please call 022 374 3217.

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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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