46 days ago

Race with all the family!

Resene

XRACE is a mystery adventure race where parent and child aged 6-14 race together, locate and complete 10 mystery challenges; racing the clock and all the other family teams. A team is made up of two people - an adult; dad or mum or a trusted relative or family friend and a child aged between 6 and 14 years of age.

The challenges range from physical (like tug-of-war) to mental (like the memory challenge) to knowledge-based (like the music challenge) to fun (like painting with Resene colours).
Learn more

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5 days ago

Priority Assistance Service provided by countdown

Michael Neighbourly Lead from Roslyn - Terrace End

countdown is providing the opportunity for those in most need of the delivery service, it is aimed at those who can't or shouldn't go out.

If you are over 70 ,
have a chronic illness that could be exploited by the virus,
are in self-isolation after returning from travel or coming into contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19,
have disabilities that make it difficult to shop in stores.

apply only if you have no other way of getting your groceries. Excluding if you are signed up for volunteer services as it is better you have both options available to you.

find more details and the registration for this service at,
shop.countdown.co.nz...

7 hours ago

Our sweet pea seeds send out, April issue and Get Growing

Mei Leng Wong Reporter from NZ Gardener & Get Growing

Dear neighbours and NZ Gardener family,

Our April issue should be with our subscribers now and available in supermarkets and service stations (having been distributed prior to the lockdown restrictions). Whether or not it's on the stands yet is a bit patchy ... but then the incredibly brave and hard-working supermarket staff have quite a bit on their plate right now so I understand if there is a delay! Please, please, please everyone ... don't go out to buy it! Normally of course we love you buying NZ Gardener but right now it's far more important that you stay home and stay safe. (You can buy a copy with your online shopping though! That's safe and I think we are all in the market for something uplifting to read right now).

In this issue we offered to send out sweet pea seeds to any reader who sent us a SSAE. Just to reassure you, we will still send out sweet pea seeds to any reader who is keen to participate. We are just not quite sure when! Ignore the dates in the magazine of when you needed to send the envelope in by - that has been indefinitely extended. But we cannot wait to send you the seed and for those flowers to bloom as by then we will be well through this or even have it behind us. And keep letting us know what you are sowing and growing, send in pictures of your harvest, your flowers or what you are sharing.

We always love hearing from NZ Gardener readers but now when we are all staying apart that connection means more than you can imagine. Stay home, stay safe and stay in touch everyone. For the most updated gardening advice, subscribe to our digital e-zine Get Growing, which will be delivered to your inbox completely free.

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11 hours ago

Dogs on leads

Janine Rankin Reporter from Manawatū Standard

Hi neighbours,
Did you catch up with this latest advice from the Palmerston North City Council's emergency operations centre?
"We’re encouraging people to keep their dogs on-leash whenever they are out in public with them – even on parks where dogs are normally allowed off-leash. This is to ensure the dog doesn’t come into contact with anyone but its owner. Please don’t let other people pat or approach your dog when out walking.”
Fair enough?

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