Aotea, Porirua

12 days ago

Metlink response to COVID 19

Community Engagement Advisor from Metlink: On Our Way

We know public transport is an essential service, and we’re focussed on ensuring you continue to have access to our region’s network during this time.

Listen to Scott Gallacher, General Manager for Metlink, explain the measures we are putting in place to stay one step ahead of COVID-19.

11 days ago

METLINK PUBLIC TRANSPORT UPDATE ON DRIVERS AGED 70+

Community Engagement Advisor from Metlink: On Our Way

In accordance with Central Government advice, for the health and safety of staff and passengers, all Metlink bus drivers aged 70+ will not be part of operating our transport network at this time.

About 70 of Metlink’s 500 bus drivers are aged 70 or over and in accordance with the Ministry of … View more
In accordance with Central Government advice, for the health and safety of staff and passengers, all Metlink bus drivers aged 70+ will not be part of operating our transport network at this time.

About 70 of Metlink’s 500 bus drivers are aged 70 or over and in accordance with the Ministry of Health guidelines, they are advised to remain at home. Less drivers means there will need to be cancellations to some services across the bus network.

We are currently looking at where cancellations will need to take place and are encouraging Metlink customers to keep up to date with service changes by checking Metlink’s website, App and Real Time Information screens.

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25 days ago

panick buying over possible coronavirus (covd19)

Murray from Tawa

I see they are going crazy over toilet paper in Porirua.. Countdown has empty shelves. ,(Sunday 8th)..Please don't panick buy,, just have enough stock where possible for two weeks , for the possibility IT MAY COME later on , in winter with the normal flu's

11 days ago

COVID-19: GREATER WELLINGTON CLOSES OFFICES

Community Engagement Advisor from Greater Wellington

In line with advice from the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMOnz) and the Ministry of Health, Greater Wellington Regional Council is closing its offices to the public and encouraging all office based staff to work from home.

Greater Wellington’s critical field based staff … View more
In line with advice from the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMOnz) and the Ministry of Health, Greater Wellington Regional Council is closing its offices to the public and encouraging all office based staff to work from home.

Greater Wellington’s critical field based staff in areas such as harbours, parks, flood protection and environmental roles are also being encouraged to apply physical distancing practices.

Public Transport across the region will continue to operate to existing timetables. Passengers are encouraged to leave the seat next to them empty if they can.

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12 days ago

Free stuff

Walter from Cannons Creek

All the items are free first in first serve....

Free

12 days ago

Be Neighbourly, and...

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

With Covid-19 separating us physically, we need to ensure we aren’t making any group of people feel distant from our community. Let's continue to show our Kiwi spirit and support reach other #RaceRelationsDay2020

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12 days ago

Reach Out to your communities in times of crisis

The Team from Neighbourly.co.nz

Reach Out is a hub for Kiwis to find and give support from others during this global pandemic. Head over to the page and share how you're coping, how you can support each other, and what everyone is doing to embrace the changes that are happening around us. Visit page

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13 days ago

What's On: WELLINGTON FILM SOCIETY

David from Brooklyn

With average attendances of over 300, the announcement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the banning of large gatherings of over 100, means the Wellington Film Society screenings are now suspended.
WELLINGTON FILM SOCIETY
  • Embassy Grand
15 days ago

Poll: Would you be able to self isolate at home for 14 days?

Ben Heather Reporter from Dominion Post

Ministry of Health advice is to avoid face-to-face contact, even with immediate family members, at closer than two metres for more than 15 minutes, not sharing dishes, meals or a bedroom, cleaning all surfaces you touch after every use, separating your towels, toothpaste and other supplies.

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Would you be able to self isolate at home for 14 days?
  • 7% Impossible
    7% Complete
  • 23.4% I can manage some of these measures but staying two metres away from loved ones
    23.4% Complete
  • 69.6% If necessary, I can do all the above to protect myself and my family
    69.6% Complete
1009 votes
17 days ago

How would you stop yourself going stir crazy?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

With more and more people going into self-isolation because of coronavirus, people have been stocking up on basics. But what about entertainment? Netflix, board games, deep cleaning the fridge - how will you stay sane if you have to go into isolation?

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14 days ago

What's On: Citizens Advice Bureau Porirua

from Papakowhai

Our walk in service has been suspended due to Covid-19. However, you can still get in touch with us by phone 0800 367 222, or 04-237-8846 or email to porirua@cab.org.nz.
Citizens Advice Bureau Porirua
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14 days ago

A little bit of caring goes a long way. Let's work together to spread kindness around, not germs. ❤️

The Team from Neighbourhood Support New Zealand

As more people begin to self isolate and distance themselves, we'll need our neighbours support now more than ever before. The following can be printed at home and filled-in with your details to drop around your street or community.

For the latest COVID-19 advice, visit: covid19.govt.nz/

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14 days ago

Did you know as a member of Manchester Unity you can access our holiday homes?

Manchester Unity Friendly Society - Britannia Lodge

Manchester Unity has 13 fully equipped holiday homes in 6 locations around NZ (available to members only).
Rental ranges from $255-$460 per week.
For more information please contact Pip on 04 566 7132 or pipm@manchesterunity.org.nz

14 days ago

Free Bunk beds with trundle bed

Genevra from Titahi Bay

Bunk beds with trundle. Free to a good home. No ladder.

Both beds can be used as single beds, or stacked on top as bunks.

Pick up titahi bay. Pm me.

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